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The Lower Atlantic Coast encompasses a three-county area of the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. The metropolitan area covers the counties of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. The area is commonly referred to as simply "South Florida" and is roughly synonymous with the term Gold Coast.

Because the population of South Florida is largely confined to a strip of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades, the Miami Urbanized Area (that is, the area of contiguous urban development) is about 110 miles long (north to south), but never more than twenty miles wide, and in some areas only five miles wide (east to west). South Florida is longer than any other urbanized area in the United States except for the New York metropolitan area.


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South Florida News from The Sun-Sentinel

The United States does not know how many fugitives are in Cuba.


Over two years of cleaning public restrooms in Broward County parks, the worst DaJuan Johnson ever had to deal with was catching a homeless person sleeping in a bathroom stall.


Lawmakers are looking to clamp down on the racing industry, filing bills that would require greyhound injuries be reported, tightening regulations, and increasing fines for the doping of animals.


Relatives and friends of a missing 51-year-old woman rallied Friday evening in Fort Lauderdale, not far from where she was last seen.


FORT LAUDERDALE – It turns out $108 million will only go so far when it comes to improvements to the city's central beach area.


Two 18-year-olds are accused of breaking into five Cooper City homes and stealing property worth an estimated $48,533, the Broward Sheriff's Office said Friday.


In less than two years, commuters might be able to take Tri-Rail all the way to downtown Miami without switching to Metrorail.


A self-defense course is being offered to Broward County women at Florida Atlantic University's Davie campus beginning Tuesday.


For the first time, Margate's condo dwellers might be forced to participate in the city's recycling and garbage collection — and pay the same amount as single-family homeowners.


Bomb threats and an unrelated cellphone video rant by a high school student caused disruptions and temporary shutdowns at six Broward County schools Thursday.


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