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    Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami, a Republican, took office in 2017.
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    Behind the Shimmer of Miami Is a City Hall in Turmoil

    Miami’s strong economy has its mayor weighing a presidential run. But a trial against a city commissioner has exposed some of the city’s less attractive inner workings.


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      At institutions like Cornell University, first-year applicants are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores.
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      The GRE Test Is Cut in Half: Two Hours and Done

      Graduate school applicants will take the new version of the standardized test beginning in September, a tacit acknowledgment of its declining relevance in admissions.