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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez: Fire Union To Blame For Fireboat Fiasco

Just days after the county faced criticism for not having its fireboats available during the July Fourth boating tragedy that left four people dead and a dozen injured, Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez proposed a budget that takes $3.3 from the fire department and transfers it to the libraries.

07/08/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenz got soccer star David Beckham to back off his port site and agree to another spot on the water and he negotiated a new deal with the Miami Heat that starts paying the county $1 million a year immediately.

06/09/2014

The American Airlines Arena, where the Miami Heat will take on the Indiana Pacers, prior to Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals on May 26, 2014 in Miami, Fl. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

New Miami Heat Arena Deal Approved By Miami-Dade Commissioners

The Miami Heat received a new arena deal on Tuesday as voted on by Miami-Dade county commissioners. The deal allows the county to immediately begin accepting a stream of $1 million donations that will go towards the county’s parks department.

06/03/2014

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South Florida Officials Urge Hurricane Planning

Are you ready for hurricane season? It’s right around the corner and South Florida officials are urging residents to prepare.

CBS Miami–05/27/2014

David Beckham considering alternative location for soccer stadium.
A  massive boat slip between Museum Park and AmericanAirlines Arena, would have to be filled in and it would create enough new land for a stadium as well as a pedestrian walkway along Biscayne Bay.
(Source: CBS4)

Waterfront Site New Front Runner For Soccer Stadium

The number two site is apparently the new number one site for soccer great David Beckham to build a new Major League Soccer venue in South Florida.

05/19/2014

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Report: County, Heat Reach Arena Deal

There’s a major push for a Tuesday vote on a new deal between Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Miami Heat owner Micky Arison regarding the rewrite of a 1997 agreement that gave the team a $6.4 million subsidy and profit-sharing arrangement, people familiar with the talks told CBS4 News partner the Miami Herald.

05/16/2014

David Beckham in South Florida at Miami-Dade County Hall on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Back In Town For Key Soccer Stadium Meetings

Hoping not to have county officials red card his plans for a Major League Soccer team and stadium in Miami, retired soccer great David Beckham is back in town.

CBS Miami–05/07/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (left) and Jim DeFede  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Jim sits down with Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to discuss the county budget, whether the mayor supports a vote on increasing taxes to help county libraries, the proposed soccer stadium at the port, the status of stadium negotiations with the Dolphins’ Stephen Ross, and much more.

CBS4–04/28/2014

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Heat Push For Subsidy Deal Through Ad

The Miami Heat took out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald on Sunday in a push for a change to their public-private partnership with Miami-Dade County.

04/27/2014

FIFA World Cup Trophy on display in Miami on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

FIFA World Cup Trophy Arrives In South Florida

The World Cup will kick off this June in Brazil and Tuesday, the highly coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy arrived in South Florida.

CBS Miami–04/15/2014

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