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February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive

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February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
6:30 PM: Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez promised "big things" for the future in his State of the County address this morning at Florida International University. And among those big things is a major facelift for public housing neighborhoods in Liberty City.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
5:44 PM: As the 2015 legislative session begins, many of the state's decisions on health-care for the poor are on hold as state and federal Medicaid officials negotiate over funding, behind closed doors. Billions of dollars are at stake.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
5:04 PM: The City of Miami votes to pay nearly a million dollars to the estate of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a Miami police officer.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
4:44 PM: The Florida Keys have been under a moratorium on new hotel rooms for decades. But the islands are seeing a flood of new properties open, mostly through renovations.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
4:32 PM: Miami bus with high school students aboard crashes into building.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
4:04 PM: Is the portrayal of African-Americans in the media contributing to recent racial tensions and violence? The South Florida Black Journalists Association hoped to answer that question when it hosted a panel discussion with community leaders on Wednesday night.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
10:04 U.S. Senator Bill Nelson has asked the Department of Justice and not Florida law enforcement officials to look into what happened at the Dozier School for Boys. In 2009, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement concluded there was no criminal wrongdoing at the now closed Marianna reform school, despite decades of allegations of abuse of students by school officials.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
9:35 As the 2015 legislative session begins, many of the state's decisions on healthcare for the poor are on hold as state and federal Medicaid officials negotiate over funding behind closed doors.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
8:30 Florida lawmakers will take up child-welfare reform again this year, especially in light of the recent death of 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck last month after she was dropped from a bridge into Tampa Bay.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
8:20 Scott Shiller, executive vice president of Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts has been named president and chief executive officer of Colorado's Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The announcement was made yesterday.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
8:04 President Obama swooped into Miami yesterday for a town hall-style meeting at Florida International University on immigration.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
7:43 As the 2015 legislative session begins, many of the state's decisions on healthcare for the poor are on hold as state and federal Medicaid officials negotiate over funding behind closed doors.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
7:30 More talks between the US and Cuba continue tomorrow, this time in Washington DC.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
7:20 U.S. Senator Bill Nelson has asked the Department of Justice and not Florida law enforcement officials to look into what happened at the Dozier School for Boys. In 2009, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement concluded there was no criminal wrongdoing at the now closed Marianna reform school, despite decades of allegations of abuse of students by school officials.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
7:04 President Obama swooped into Miami yesterday for a town hall-style meeting at Florida International University on immigration.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
6:43 The Florida Keys, where hotels have the highest occupancy rates and daily room rates in the state, are adding more than 1,000 new and renovated hotel rooms in the next few months.
February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
6:30 Florida lawmakers will take up child-welfare reform again this year, especially in light of the recent death of 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck last month after she was dropped from a bridge into Tampa Bay.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
6:20 President Obama visited Florida International University yesterday afternoon for a town hall meeting on immigration.

February 26, 2015: Travyon Martin's Parents Vow To Keep His Memory Alive
6:04 Just one day after federal authorities announced that the man who gunned down Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin will not be charged with a hate crime, Trayvon's parents vowed to keep his memory alive through the foundation set up in his name.