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Miami-Dade to close parks, beaches on Saturday

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MIAMI – With Tropical Storm Isaias approaching South Florida, Miami-Dade County announced Thursday night that public parks and beaches will be closed on Saturday.

The closure affects over 270 parks that will be closed by 8 p.m. on Friday. The order includes marinas, golf courses and the Deering Estate.

Authorities will consider reopening the public spaces on Sunday. During a news conference, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said residents need to prepare for the hurricane season.

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The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.