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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a mentoring event to celebrate Women's History Month, East Room, the White House in March, 2011. . (AP)

First Lady Promotes “Let’s Move” Campaign At Miami Park

First Lady Michelle Obama was in Miami Tuesday to promote her “Let’s Move” initiative by announcing a new partnership aimed at providing more healthy snacks to activity time to kids, especially after school.

02/25/2014

David Beckham in Miami on Feb. 5, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Brings MLS To Miami

The worst kept secret in South Florida was finally confirmed Wednesday when international soccer superstar David Beckham announced he is going to locate his new expansion Major League Soccer team in the Magic City.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

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MLS Team In Miami One Step Closer As Beckham Heads Back To S.Fla.

Major League Soccer in Miami is one step closer to becoming reality. David Beckham is coming back to South Florida for what’s sure to be a star-studded affair amid plans to bring his pro-soccer team to Miami.

02/02/2014

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Dade County Calls For External Police Probes

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants the county’s police department to turn over investigations of its police-involved shootings to the state. Gimenez wrote last week in a memo to Miami Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson that he also wants the state to investigate deaths of people in police custody.

01/26/2014

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

Mayor Gimenez Vetoes Restoring Workers’ Pay, Offers Compromise

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez vetoed a decision by county commissioners to restore most workers’ pay Saturday.

12/14/2013

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Beckham Considering Marlins Park & FIU Stadium As Temp. MLS Home

International soccer superstar David Beckham is considering Marlins Park and FIU’s football stadium as two possible temporary homes for a new MLS soccer team while a new stadium is being built.

CBS Miami–11/13/2013

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Miami-Dade Commission Takes Up Taxi Reform

Reforms in the county’s ordinances governing for-hire transportation, like taxi cabs and limousines, is being taken up by the Miami-Dade Commission.

09/24/2013

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Library Workers Protest Possible Miami-Dade Layoffs

Nearly a dozen Miami-Dade library workers protested looming layoffs Sunday.

09/01/2013

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Calls For Action After Third Inmate Dies On Forgotten Floor

Calls for action and change are echoing across the South Florida community as the Miami-Dade Jail and the Department of Corrections comes under scrutiny and the spotlight.

CBS4–08/28/2013

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Report: Mayor Giménez Accused Of Retaliation In Cuts To Police Corruption Unit

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez defended himself Wednesday against allegations from the president of the county’s Police Benevolent Association that he in some way delayed the investigation into electoral fraud by limiting the size of the police department’s public corruption unit.

CBS Miami–08/21/2013

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