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  • proper n. the southeasternmost portion of the state of Florida, particularly the area extending southward from the city of West Palm Beach and including the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Miami, and the Florida Keys

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  • Our immediate goal is to position a quality fair in the marketplace and to reach out to our dedicated local loyal art collecting base, along with international collectors and visitors who call South Florida home during the winter months.

    MutualArt: New Art Fair Highlights Miami Hotspot

  • South Florida, which is putting on Super Bowl XLIV next month, is making a public show of its fear that Arlington could take most-favored-stadium status with the NFL.

    Dallas Blog, Daily News, Dallas Politics, Opinion, and Commentary FrontBurner Blog D Magazine » Blog Archive » Miami Fears North Texas’ Super Bowl Prowess

  • Now, what you have in South Florida, which is where most of the Cuban exiles and former dissidents live, is an aging population of hardliners.

    CNN Transcript Apr 13, 2009

  • It's called South Florida, but it's actually closer to the west side of the state out around Tampa.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2009

  • Apparently, many people like the idea of South Florida in January just for the warm weather, golf and beaches.

    No Super Deal

  • It's 3: 00 in South Florida, which is picking itself up, brushing itself off, and taking stock of the damage left by Hurricane Katrina.

    CNN Transcript Aug 26, 2005

  • The Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue are heard everywhere, to fuel the two million souls who call South Florida their home.

    Florida Getaway

  • But as Miami residents have discovered, it is in fact a grand piano perched on a narrow sand bar in Biscayne Bay -- a sight that has inspired wordsmiths to compete to name South Florida's newest curiosity "piano bar" seems to have won.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, if asked today, might tell a different story: they've now confirmed that panther numbers have increased "to an estimated 100 to 160 adults" -- although most of those live in South Florida, which is also the location of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Advocates for the five also say the trial court was wrong to reject their request for a change of venue from South Florida, which is home to a large Cuban exile community.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

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