Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: miamilakes-fl.gov)

Miami Lakes Schedules Special Election To Replace Mayor Pizzi

The town of Miami Lakes plans to hold a special election on October 1 to elect a new mayor. Miami Lakes has been without a full-time mayor since Michael Pizzi was arrested by the FBI in a federal corruption sting operation.

CBS Miami–08/14/2013

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Student Loan Interest Rates Double

Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.

CBS Miami–07/01/2013


New Student Loan Rates Double On Monday

Thanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.

CBS Miami–06/29/2013

Jose Cirineo (L), Jose Cirineo, Jr. and Charles Portland talk to recruiters at the U.S. Gas and Electric, Inc. Company as they look for jobs during the RecruitMilitary Career Fair at Land Shark Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Survey: Job Creation Soars But More Is Still Needed

While local, state and the federal government continue to enact austerity on their workers; the latest new from Gallup showed job creation is at its highest level since before President Barack Obama took office.