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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

David Beckham considering alternative location for soccer stadium.
A  massive boat slip between Museum Park and AmericanAirlines Arena, would have to be filled in and it would create enough new land for a stadium as well as a pedestrian walkway along Biscayne Bay.
(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commission Bends Beckham’s Stadium Plans

Miami-Dade Commissioners were all for soccer Tuesday.

05/20/2014

(Source: AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Billboard Unveiled In Hopes Of Creating Awareness To Stop Human Trafficking

City and state officials are hoping the unveiling of a new billboard will create awareness and get the community involved in stopping the sex trafficking of children.

05/12/2014

David Beckham (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Staying In The Location Game

It’s been two months since the English soccer star hopped on a stage, his back to Miami’s sparkling Biscayne Bay, and announced plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise. The plan — and Beckham — have been almost universally accepted by every sector of the city.

05/10/2014

Rendering of the plaza that could be built near the soccer stadium at PortMiami.  (Source: Arquitectonica, 360 Architecture and Visual House)

Beckham To Consider Alternate Site For Proposed MLS Stadium

There could be a change of venue for the David Beckham’s proposed MLS stadium.

05/05/2014

March 20, 2014: President Barack Obama arrived in Miami to attend a fundraiser. (Source: CBS4)

President Obama Stops In Miami For Fundraiser

For the second time in two weeks, President Obama was in South Florida, this time to attended a fundraiser for Democratic candidates.

03/20/2014

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

David Beckham

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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