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Miami-Dade Votes OK On No-Kill Animal Shelter

Miami-Dade County Commissioners, on Tuesday, voted to approve The Pets’ Trust, a popular citizen initiative that could save the lives of thousands of unwanted pets.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013


Miami-Dade Expected To Approve No-Kill Animal Shelter

Howls and meows of agreement may be heard from the Miami-Dade animal control shelter Tuesday, after County Commissioners give expected approval to a plan to improve the life expectancy of dogs and cats taken there.


(Source: CBS4)

M-D Commission Rejects Elected Police Director Position

A proposal from Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Joe Martinez to make the county’s top cop an elected position, rather than appointed by the mayor, has been voted down by fellow commissioners.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

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Repairs To Flooded Arsht Center Will Exceed $2M

We are now learning a rough estimation of the cost it will take to repair the damage to the Adrienne Arsht Center suffered during a May deluge.



Fort Lauderdale Temporarily Halts Disruption Of 911 Service

Fort Lauderdale residents needing help from BSO emergency dispatch will hear a voice on the other end when they call 9-1-1, at least for 30 days.



Braman Threatens Commissioners To Embrace Charter Reforms

Miami businessman Norman Braman is stepping up pressure on county commissioners to embrace reform — or potentially face the same fate as his last target— Mayor Carlos Alvarez.