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Under the banner of "One House, Two Families," two major congregations in Miami have decided to take a stand against divisiness during this Passover and Easter weekend.  

On Sunday, Unity on the Bay, a non-denominational church, will hold its Easter Sunday Service at Temple Israel of Greater Miami, just hours after the celebration of the second night of Passover. 

WLRN was recognized with four National Headliner Awards for its 2018 news coverage.

The National Headliner Awards was founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City and it's one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic excellence in the United States.

WLRN's work competed with news organizations of diverse sizes from around the country and it was recognized in the following categories: 

Associated Press

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says immigrants and non-citizens in South Florida should not fear a citizenship question on the 2020 census.

During a visit to Miami Thursday to meet with local business leaders, Ross—who oversees the census—emphasized that Census Bureau workers cannot share people’s responses with other government authorities. The comment came in response to continuing concerns that immigrants will sit out the census for fear their answers could be released to federal immigration authorities.

Miami Herald File

Blasting the Florida Department of Corrections’ “long and sordid history of neglecting” inmates who have hepatitis C infections, and citing a “risk of such deliberate indifference reoccurring in the future,” a federal judge ordered Thursday evening that the state must treat all inmates with the disease.

Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to a Category Five storm and is one of the strongest to strike the United States. 

Game of Thrones

Millions tuned in to watch the premiere of the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Sunday night. One fan, associate professor of English and medieval literature at Rollins College Jana Mathews, has been teaching a course based on the book series and its television adaptation for about five years. She joins Intersection to discuss teaching students about the historical basis for the popular series.

Sun Sentinel

Broward sheriff’s deputies pepper-sprayed, tackled and punched teens while responding to an after-school call near J.P. Taravella High School on Thursday afternoon, video shot by a student shows.

The footage shows at least two deputies take a boy down, bang his forehead into the pavement and repeatedly punch him in the head.

A bill that would set a cap on toll roads in Miami-Dade County has passed the full House. Bill sponsor Hialeah Republican Representative Bryan Avila says what the Expressway Authority is not doing its job. 

A bill would allow prescription drugs from Canada to be purchased by the Agency for Health Care Administration and imported for use. The hope is that importing the inexpensive drugs will cut down cost for patients.

Court Sides With State In ‘Medically Fragile’ Kids Case

Apr 19, 2019

A federal appeals court this week upheld a judge’s decision that would end a long-running legal battle about whether Florida’s Medicaid program properly provided services to “medically fragile” children. 

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