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Back To School Backpack Giveaway To Take Place In Miami

Miami-Dade County Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell will host her 4th Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway on Sunday, August 3rd from 1 to 5 p.m. at the South Dade YMCA Family Center, 9355 SW 134th Street, Miami, FL 33176.

08/03/2014

(Source: AP)

Local Leaders Break Ground For New Community Center

Local leaders broke ground Friday for a new community building in Miami’s West End Park.

07/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Herald: Commissioners Give Early OK To Legalize Ride-For-Hire Companies

There may be some hope for ride-for-hire companies, like Lyft and UberX, in South Florida.

07/15/2014

Source: Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium Being Sold To CA Company

The Miami Seaquarium is being sold to a California-based company that is a subsidiary of Spanish theme park operator Parques Reunidos.

03/28/2014

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Commissioners “Throw Budget Into Disarray”

With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would “throw our budget into disarray,” Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

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Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health Contributions

The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

Taxi Cab Roundtable  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Taxi Cab Controversy

Just about anyone who’s been inside a cab in South Florida has a complaint of one form or another. In Miami-Dade there have been repeated attempts over the years to reform the industry and make it more consumer friendly. County commissioners just gave approval to a plan that would require cab drivers to accept credit cards, upgrade dress codes and the purchasse of new cars. But is that really the answer?

CBS4–11/18/2013

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

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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

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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.

CBS4–06/17/2013

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