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The bridge that collapsed Thursday was supposed to make the crossing of a perilous seven-lane roadway safer for students and staff at Florida International University in Miami. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Miami Pedestrian Walkway Collapses Onto Road, Killing At Least 4

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The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department and other personnel work at the scene where a pedestrian bridge collapsed a few days after it was built over Southwest 8th Street. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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In Miami's urban core, there are some 20,000 condominium units in various stages of completion. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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South Florida Real Estate Boom Not Dampened By Sea Level Rise

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Nursing homes are required to have emergency plans and have staff practice evacuations, but many fail to meet even those basic requirements. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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The deputy director of Miami's building department, Maurice Pons, said in a city statement that he "would not advise staying in a building next to a construction crane during a major hurricane like Irma." Here, a high-rise building under construction is seen Thursday in Miami. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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A groundskeeper at Pinecrest Gardens sprays pesticide to kill mosquitoes in Miami-Dade County, Fla., in 2016. Gaston De Cardenas/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Luis Gonzalez, John Broughton's grandfather, says that as John got older, he saw his grandson consumed by the violence that surrounded him. Lena Jackson/WLRN/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Tracing Gun Violence Through 3 Generations Of A Family

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The walls at Eneida Hartner Elementary are now covered in art, including murals by Dutch artist duo Pipsqueak was here!!! and Holland-based David Junelouf. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Art That Transformed A Miami Neighborhood Now Making Its Schools Cool

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Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo prepares to speak at a Miami-Dade County school board meeting. Curbelo began his political career on the school board. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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After Criticizing Trump, Miami GOP Congressman Prepares To Work With Him

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Demonstrators in Philadelphia in 2008 try to draw attention to the subprime mortgage crisis. Philadelphia is one of the cities backing Miami's efforts to sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Revisits 2008's Housing Collapse With Banking Test Cases

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Teaching Middle-Schoolers Climate Change Without Terrifying Them

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Lenroy Watt talks with residents of Miami's Little Haiti about Zika, leaving brochures in Creole about how to prevent the illness, as well as phone numbers for local mosquito control agencies and the county health department. Courtesy of Planned Parenthood hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

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A plane sprays pesticide over the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami on Aug. 6. That's just one way health officials are battling back Zika-carrying mosquitoes in the area. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How Big, Really, Is The Zika Outbreak In Florida?

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Containers hold genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes before being released in Panama City, Panama, in September 2014. Arnulfo Franco/AP hide caption

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Florida Keys Opposition Stalls Tests Of Genetically Altered Mosquitoes

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Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitoes in an effort to stop a possible Zika outbreak in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases

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