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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commissioners To Vote On Max Tax Rate Tuesday

As Miami-Dade commissioners prepare to vote on the maximum tax rate Tuesday, Mayor Carlos Gimenez stressed his proposed budget as a “worst-case scenario” for the county.

07/14/2014

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Man Driving Wrong Way Causes Fatal Highway Crash

An elderly man driving southbound in a northbound highway lane crashed into another car, killing himself and the other driver in Hamilton, County. The accident just before midnight Friday created a five car pileup involving a Greyhound bus on route to Atlanta from Tampa. Some 13 passengers were treated for minor injuries.

04/05/2014

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Complaint: Broward Pre-K Providers Discriminate Against Diabetic Kids

Are Prekindergarten programs in Broward County violating federal law by refusing to accept children with diabetes?

11/15/2013

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers his State Of The County Address on Feb. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Says County Optimistic In State Of County Address

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he is optimistic the county is improving as it battles back from the Great Recession.

CBS Miami–02/28/2013

(Source: Bruno Giglio) Water could be seen sluicing from light fixtures at the Adrienne Arsht center after heavy rain and a clogged drain line combined to flood the 6 year old theater.

Miami-Dade Commission Approves $5M For Arsht Center Repairs

Miami-Dade Commissioners approved a $5 million payout to make the necessary repairs to the Adrienne Arsht center after it suffered major damage during a May deluge.

CBS4–07/17/2012

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Broward County Shelter And Evacuation Information

Broward County has designated 14 hurricane shelter locations and a pet-friendly shelter for residents in evacuation zones.

CBS4–04/07/2011

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County Government’s New Top Manager Largely Unknown

In one of his final acts as mayor, Carlos Alvarez made history Wednesday, appointing the first woman ever to serve as county manager

CBS4–03/16/2011

South Florida and FEMA flood zones, some have to pay insurance, some dont (Source: Google Earth)

I-Team: FEMA Flooding Controversy

Later this year, in September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA is scheduled to begin revamping its flood maps for residents in Broward County.

The CBS4 I-Team spent four months taking an in-depth look at those maps and the system for determining who pays and who doesn’t.

CBS4–02/27/2011

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Florida Foreclosures Stay High In 2010

The Sunshine State continues to be among the worst states in the nation when it comes to foreclosures.

CBS4–01/13/2011

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Jackson’s Roldan Talks Turkey About Stepping Down

Less than a week after announcing that she would step down as the Chief Executive of Jackson Memorial Hospital, Eneida Roldan spent the morning handing out turkeys and other goodies to hospital employees.

11/23/2010

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