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Braman Backed Candidate Loses Big In Tuesday Election

Billionaire Norman Braman has flexed his considerable political muscle in recent years trying to shape Miami-Dade County politics. But Tuesday night, almost all of the candidates he supported came up short.


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Braman Candidates Come Up Short In Miami-Dade Commission Races

As the dust settles on Miami-Dade County’s primary, one thing became clear: all of Norman Braman’s preferred candidates lost.



The Race For Miami-Dade Commission District 1

In what could be their final television interviews before Election Day, Barbara Jordan and Shirley Gibson both spoke to CBS4’S Gio Benitez and had messages for voters who will go to the polls and pick one of them to represent Miami-Dade’s District 1 for the next four years.


Barbara Jordan (left) squares off with Shirley Gibson over the seat for District 1.

Facing South Florida: The race for District 1

Commissioner Barbara Jordan and Miami Gardens Mayor, Shirley Gibson launch into a heated debate for the District 1 seat.


Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson announced Tuesday that she will compete for the District 1 commission seat against Barbara Jordan. (CBS4)

Miami Gardens Mayor Launches Campaign For District 1 Commission Seat

Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson hopes to unseat longtime Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan by challenging her for the District 1 commission seat.


Sybrina Fulton thanked the Miami-Dade County Commission on Tuesday for allowing county employees to donate their vacation time. (CBS4)

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Thanks Commission, Co-Workers

The mother of Trayvon Martin appeared before the Miami-Dade Commission on Tuesday morning to thank them for allowing her fellow county co-workers to donate their vacation time.


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Comissioners Attempt To Ban Flavored Tobacco

The future of flavored tobacco products being sold in Miami-Dade County is not so clear as commissioners set out to get rid of them. In hopes of discouraging high-school kids from purchasing the funky-flavored chewing tobacco and cigars.


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M-D Commission Asks Tallahassee To Overturn Stand Your Ground

In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida, the Miami-Dade Commission passed a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Legislature to repeal the “Stand Your Ground” law currently on the books.


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Miami Gardens Businesses Given Grants For Growth

Nearly a dozen Miami Gardens businesses will get a boost Monday thanks to stimulus grants from the county’s Economic Development Action Committee.