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Top Stories of the Week – NBC 6 South Florida

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Here are some of the best stories from last week from NBC 6 News:

Miami-Dade lowers speed limit on Rickenbacker Causeway due to safety concerns

Drivers using the Rickenbacker Causeway in Miami-Dade County will need to watch their speed starting next week.

County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced on Friday that the speed limit will be reduced to 40 miles per hour beginning Oct. 27 in an effort to protect cyclists and pedestrians.

“This speed limit adjustment on the Rickenbacker will provide a safer environment for community members, cyclists and safety advocates,” Cava said. “Continued safety improvements are the result of working with community members and transportation advocates. Together, we can accomplish our goal of making our roads safer for everyone.

The discount will be in effect from the toll booth at Calusa Circle.

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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Building 1200 – where the Parkland shooting happened – still stands. NBC 6’s Ari Odzer reports

Parkland trial is over, but the building where the tragedy happened still stands

It’s the ultimate horror.

Driven by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, you can’t miss it. The three-story building looks like a monument to tragedy.

“It’s like a knife to the heart, it’s very painful,” said Lori Alhadeff, a Broward school board member who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the 2018 mass shooting.

It’s called Building 1200. Four and a half years after the massacre, it still stands on campus, even though the community, victims, and the Broward County Public School District all agree it should be demolished.

The building was needed as evidence in the convicted murderer’s sentencing trial, so even though the families want it torn down, everyone understands why the wrecking ball hasn’t arrived yet.

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Florida has seen an increase in flesh-eating bacteria cases and deaths following Hurricane Ian.

Florida sees upsurge in flesh-eating bacteria cases and deaths in Hurricane Ian-affected area

Florida has seen an increase in cases of flesh-eating bacteria this year, primarily due to an increase in cases in the county hardest hit by Hurricane Ian.

The state Department of Health reports that as of Friday, there have been 65 cases of Vibrio vulnificus infections and 11 deaths in Florida this year. This compares to 34 cases and 10 deaths reported for the whole of 2021.

In Lee County, where Ian landed last month, the health department is reporting 29 cases this year and four deaths.

Health officials did not give a breakdown of the number of cases before or after Ian’s strike.

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Silvio Plata will sing the national anthem during this Sunday’s Dolphins vs. Steelers game, which is nationally televised on NBC. NBC 6’s Amanda Plasencia reports

Miami musician to sing national anthem at Dolphins v. Steelers

Silvio Plata is majoring in vocal performance at the school of his dreams, the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.

When he’s not singing scales in a rehearsal room, you can see him on a bigger stage, on the football field at Hard Rock Stadium. The tenor will sing the national anthem during this Sunday’s Dolphins vs. Steelers game, which is nationally televised on NBC.

“It’s national, so I’m thrilled and super excited,” Plata said.

Plata lost his sight at 18 months after cancer affected his retina. He’s legally blind, but his talents are clear and he doesn’t let his disability define him.

“It’s such an opportunity to introduce myself as an artist and show myself and the world my passion for music, but also how far I’ve been able to go despite my disability,” Plata said. chance to show the world that a disability is not an obstacle to success, it’s really exciting.”

Plata developed his love for music at a young age while at the Doral Conservatory and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

The musician is also one of the faces of The Children’s Trust’s 20th anniversary campaign.

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NBC 6 Moms With a Mic’s Julia and Marissa Bagg spoke with a crafty one who will get your creativity flowing this Halloween season.

Fun Halloween crafts to make with your kids this spooky season

Halloween is fast approaching, but it’s not too late to make spooky and spellbinding creations with your little ones.

From costumes to crafts, you can use items you already have at home to get you into the Halloween spirit.

Moms With a Mic’s Julia and Marissa Bagg met a crafty mom who’s sure to get your creativity flowing this Halloween season.

Vicky Mir Rodriguez is the face behind Teatime With Aloha and Coco.

A daughter and mother of two, Rodriguez started the social media page in 2015 to create DIY and fashion content for girls around the world. But once she had her daughters, she decided to incorporate them into her DIY passion and they became her inspiration.

This Halloween, Rodriguez and her daughters shared some of their many unique and affordable craft projects that you too can make at home with your kids.

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, two South Florida women best known for their roles on Bravo’s Real Housewives of Miami are opening doors for others in the Latinx community by sharing their experiences. Reporting by Kristin Sanchez of NBC 6.

‘Real Housewives of Miami’ stars pay homage to their Latin roots for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, two South Florida women best known for their roles on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Miami” are opening doors for others in the Latinx community by sharing their experiences.

Alexia Nepola and Marysol Patton are famous for their roles on the Peacock reality show, but before they hit the national spotlight, they faced multiple challenges and made their mark in South Florida. as successful businesswomen.

Nepola was born and raised in Miami-Dade. His parents came from Cuba to the United States to give their family a better life.

“I feel like I’m so resilient because of my parents,” Nepola said. “I had the example of two Cuban parents who never gave up, who had so much adversity and challenges in their lives, but they never took no for an answer.”

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