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Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot Camp

Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.

CBS4–09/22/2014

Miami-Dade County Commission (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commissioners Vote On Budget

Miami-Dade Commissioners met Thursday night to take a final vote on the county’s $6.2 billion budget.

09/18/2014

Miami-Dade Commission  (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission To Hold Final Vote On Budget

Miami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.

09/18/2014

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Boot Camp Program Saved, Funding Restored

For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.

09/16/2014

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County Plans To Place Fire Boats Back In The Water

After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.

09/10/2014

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Miami-Dade Commissioners Meet For First Budget Hearing

It may be a long night at a Miami-Dade budget hearing Thursday as there is plenty to discuss in the county’s $6 billion budget.

09/04/2014

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Leaders React To Video Of Apparent Beheading Of Local Journalist

Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.

09/02/2014

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Groundbreaking For New Animal Services Shelter In Dade

In an effort to relieve constant over crowding at its current Animal Services shelter in Medley, a groundbreaking will be held Friday at the future site of the new shelter in Doral.

08/22/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Goes On Town Hall Tour To Answer Budget Questions

Six point two billion dollars is a lot of money and Miami-Dade residents have a lot of questions about how it will be spent in the upcoming fiscal year.

08/14/2014

July 28, 2014: Jack Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Retired Firefighter Leads Charge To Recall Miami-Dade Mayor

An attempt to recall Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez took center stage at County Hall Monday when organizers of a new political action committee called “A Better Dade”, spoke to reporters about their recall effort.

08/11/2014

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