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Carlos Gimenez and Joe Martinez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Re-Elected Miami-Dade Mayor

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez cruised to victory in his battle with long-time commissioner Joe Martinez, but the race may be far from over.

CBS4–08/14/2012

Joe Martinez, former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners (Miamidade.gov)

Commissioner Joe Martinez Hopes To Run County That Raised Him

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.

CBS4–08/13/2012

Neighbors 4 Neighbors received a proclamation from the Miami-Dade County Commission Thursday July 19, 2012 (CBS4)

Neighbors 4 Neighbors Honored With Proclamation For 20th Anniversary

The City Commission of Miami-Dade County presented Neighbors 4 Neighbors with a special proclamation in honor of their upcoming 20th anniversary.

CBS4–07/19/2012

(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

The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton (R) and Tracy Martin (L) watch a news conference on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, in Washington, DC as special prosecutor Angela Corey in Sanford, Florida, announces charges against George Zimmerman. (Source: Evan Vucci/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Fighting Stand Your Ground Laws

Thanks to her Miami-Dade County coworkers, Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton, will be able to take an additional roughly eight months off from her county job.

CBS4–05/11/2012

Ozzie Guillen

Guillen To Fly Back To Miami To Apologize Again In Fidel Flap

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen will fly back to Miami Tuesday to apologize for a second time regarding his controversial comments about Fidel Castro.

CBS4–04/09/2012

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Video Parody Criticizing Miami-Dade Mayor Gimenez Hits Internet

A day before the Miami-Dade County Commission discusses health insurance for county workers, a new video criticizing the Miami-Dade mayor’s plan is getting thousands of views on YouTube.

CBS4–01/23/2012

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Barbara Jordan Puts Brakes On Casino Gambling Straw Poll

Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan has put the brakes on a proposal that may have put the casino gambling issue on the January ballot.

CBS4–11/23/2011

(Source: Genting) The Hotel and Restaurant will include 50 restaurants and 4 hotels

Exclusive: Will The Public Vote On Casino Gambling?

The Miami Dade County Commission will consider a proposal Wednesday morning that would place the casino gambling issue on the January ballot.

CBS4–11/22/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade Cracks Down On Copper Wire Crooks

Miami-Dade County has taken another big step in its crackdown on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark.

CBS4–10/05/2011

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