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Miami school district misused $6 million for driver’s ed programs, cars in horrible condition, report says

Miami-Dade County education officials misused $6 million intended for driver's education programs funded by traffic ticket fines that never went toward driving lessons at most of the schools it claimed taught such courses and failed to maintain a fleet of training cars that were found to be in horrendous conditions, including one that had served as an iguana nest, according to a report released earlier this month.

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Jessica Springsteen: America’s rising equestrian star

Jessica Springsteen remembers attending a show-jumping event growing up in New Jersey, when she dreamed of reaching the sport’s highest level but also understood how long it might be even if she did. "It’s going to take me forever to get there," she thought then.