Carlos Gimenez

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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

(Source: CBS4)

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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