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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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Beckham Entertains South Florida VIPs Ahead Of MLS Miami Announcement

On soccer fields across South Florida, the Beckham buzz is building. Kids and adults alike are hoping the rumors are true that international soccer star David Beckham will bring Major League Soccer to Miami.

02/04/2014

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Miami-Dade Co. Commissioners Eliminate Union’s Healthcare Concessions

Miami-Dade County commissioners defied Mayor Carlos Gimenez and restored public workers’ pay by eliminating an unpopular employee healthcare concession.

12/06/2013

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David Beckham Wines And Dines In Miami

Soccer stud David Beckham was in Miami Tuesday working on his plans to bring Major League Soccer to the Magic City.

11/12/2013

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Miami-Dade Commission Approve $6.3B County Budget

Miami-Dade County commissioners have approved a $6.3 billion budget for 2013-14.

09/20/2013

Medical Costs

Miami-Dade Cuts Healthcare Planning Dept. On October 1

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will cut the county’s HealthCare Planning department on October 1, which is the same day that U.S. citizens can sign up for health insurance in state exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–09/18/2013

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September 11th Remembrance Ceremonies Held Across Miami-Dade

A number of ceremonies were held across Miami-Dade on Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the United States Pentagon.

CBS4–09/11/2013

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (Source: miamidade.gov)

Three Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Ambulances “Rescued”

Three Miami-Dade Fire Rescue ambulances slated to be eliminated to cut costs for the coming year have been saved. That’s according to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez who will hold the first of a series of town hall meetings on Tuesday to discuss the proposed budget.

08/06/2013

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