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Mayor Carlos Gimenez

(AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

Busy First Day For New Federal Healthcare Program

After years of build-up, the Affordable Care Act’s main component, insurance exchanges, went live at midnight Tuesday.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

Bella Rodriguez-Torres (Source: Raymond Rodriguez-Torres)

“Live Like Bella Way” Is Now A SW Miami-Dade Street

A young girl who bravely battled cancer for six years and became an inspiration across South Florida was honored Monday with a street naming in her honor.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

The Miami-Dade Commission. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Getting The Word Out During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the month of October, Miami-Dade wants its residents to ‘think pink’ in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

09/30/2013

Bella Rodriguez-Torres (Source: Raymond Rodriguez-Torres)

“Live Like Bella Way” To Be Designated Monday

A street will be designated Monday to honor the life of a young girl who died of cancer.

CBS Miami–09/29/2013

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Miami-Dade Vows To Defy Gov. Scott On ACA Navigators

Miami-Dade County is joining Broward County in a move to ignore Governor Rick Scott’s decision to ban healthcare navigators from state health department buildings.

09/25/2013

Budget cuts that once threatened many local libraries lifted. (Source: CBS4)

County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries Open

The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

Miami Commissioner Carlos Gimenez would like to see a special election to fill the Mayor's post.

South Fla. Mayors Join Effort To Keep Guns Out Of Criminal Hands

Several South Florida Mayors have joined more than 1,000 mayors nationwide in an effort to keep guns out of criminals’ hands.

09/06/2013

Miami-Dade Commission chambers August 28, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Waste Collectors Will Get Money Back In Paychecks

Waste collectors who spent much of their day at the Miami-Dade County Commission chambers will get a piece of their paycheck back.

CBS4–08/29/2013

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Police Union Claims County Has $52 Million Surplus Amid Cuts

Miami-Dade Police union president John Rivera had some strong words for Mayor Carlos Gimenez at a contentious meeting over budget cuts held Wednesday night.

CBS4–08/28/2013

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Mayor: Miami-Dade Libraries To Remain Open

All of Miami-Dade County’s libraries will reportedly now remain open just weeks after word nearly two dozen would possibly close.

08/24/2013

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