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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.

CBS4–07/08/2012

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.

CBS4–05/22/2012

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.

CBS4–05/15/2012

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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.

CBS4–05/15/2012

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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.

CBS4–04/03/2012

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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.

CBS4–01/31/2011

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