For a look at some of the top stories making the news today, September 4, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

North Miami Mayor Dr. Smith Joseph says he has made the chronic unemployment in the city a top priority for his term. Speaking at a recent HAHP networking seminar, Dr. Joseph confirmed that major development plans are in the pipeline that will boost job numbers.

The Miami-Dade Police in Kendall is investigating an attempted false warrant scam. The victim reported that a caller claiming to be a Detective Kent Sellers said he had a warrant for her. He demanded she pay $995 to avoid arrest, though no such warrant existed. Officials advise the public to be on the lookout for similar scams.

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The ever popular Oliver Samuels and Friends are fresh in anticipation for their upcoming performances, as their new play “Divorce Papers,” premieres on Saturday in Pembroke Pines and Sunday in Coral Springs. Samuels says he’s thrilled to return to South Florida.

In sports, as South Florida gears up for Jamaica High School Alumni Soccer and Netball Tournament, returning champions Mannings alumni team manager, Dirk Brown, says they are ready to regain the crown. Teams will face off this Sunday and Monday, starting at 10 am, at the Lauderhill Sports Park.

What’s trending:

SAINT International and Jamaican model Tami Williams is the first Caribbean model selected by Calvin Klein as the brand’s face for its Fall 2015 Campaign.

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For Today’s Weather Forecast:

Scattered Thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 91 and a low of 75. For Miami-Dade, scattered thunderstorms with a high of 92 and a low of 74.

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