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(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers the State Of The County address on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Gimenez Victory May Be Challenged

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez easily defeated opponent Joe Martinez to retain his top job in the county Tuesday night. But, Martinez is not going gently into the night after losing by more than 20 percent of the vote.

CBS Miami–08/15/2012

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Braman Backed Candidate Loses Big In Tuesday Election

Billionaire Norman Braman has flexed his considerable political muscle in recent years trying to shape Miami-Dade County politics. But Tuesday night, almost all of the candidates he supported came up short.

CBS4–08/15/2012

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

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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

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