Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Governor Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Tropical Storm Erika

Florida Governor Rick Scott gave his second update of the day Friday afternoon on what the state is doing to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika and what residents should be doing.

08/28/2015

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Frosty Drinks And Business For Americans In Cuba?

Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.

07/22/2015

Commissioner Don Garber, David Beckham and Mayor Carlos Gimenez attends a press conference to announce their plans to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise at PAMM Art Museum on February 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images)

MLS May Be Partnering Up With UM

Major League Soccer (MLS) in Miami is “making progress” according to soccer star David Beckham’s group.

05/22/2015

An aerial view of the proposed American Dream Miami entertainment and retail complex, a massive attraction planned for Northwest Miami-Dade. Backed by the company behind the Mall of the America in Minnesota, it’s described as the largest mall in the United States. (Source: Triple Five)

Over Objections, Cabinet Approves Land Sale For Mega-Mall

Florida is selling 82 acres meant to be used as the spot for the nation’s largest shopping mall and entertainment complex near Hialeah.

04/14/2015

An aerial view of the proposed American Dream Miami entertainment and retail complex, a massive attraction planned for Northwest Miami-Dade. Backed by the company behind the Mall of the America in Minnesota, it’s described as the largest mall in the United States. (Source: Triple Five)

South Florida Could Be Home To World’s Largest Mall, Entertainment Complex

South Florida could be home to the largest mall in America.

CBS Miami–03/06/2015

A rendering of Miami Ocean Studios, a planned production facility near Miami Gardens.  (Source: http://miamioceanstudios.com/)

Lights, Camera, Action: Local Leaders Break Ground On Miami Film Studio

Local leaders broke ground Friday to make way for a new film and television studio in Miami. Actually, it was more of a demolition ceremony than ground breaking.

12/12/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

One-On-One With Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

When Carlos Gimenez became Miami-Dade’s mayor, he had a monumental task ahead of him

12/01/2014

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Politics And Public Fear Drive Ebola Scare In Miami-Dade

The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.

10/06/2014

October 5, 2014: A sick child was transported to JMH after exhibiting flu-like symptoms that Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine said were likely not a result of the Ebola virus. (Source: CBS4)

Mayor: I Requested Ebola Test Be Conducted Out Of Caution

A sick teenager has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of a precaution due to unknown illness.

10/05/2014

Steve Bateman  (Source: CBS4)

Former Homestead Mayor Bateman Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

A jury found former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman guilty of two felony counts of illegal compensation and one misdemeanor count of illegal lobbying.

09/22/2014

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