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IRS Amps Up Miccosukee Tribe Tax Probe

Bungled in an intense IRS investigation, the Miccosukee Indians’ luck is running out faster than that of its casinos’ gamblers.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

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Magic City Casino Upset With Marlins Park

The construction of Marlins Park was filled with lawsuits, accusations of wrong-doing, withholding financial documents, and more. Now, even as the stadium is well into the first full season of baseball being played there, the stadium is still causing headaches for Miami-Dade County.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

37th Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival

Miccosukees Sue Former Chief For Millions

The Miccosukee Tribe never fought a war, until now, and the battleground is in the courtroom. It’s a civil war, and it’s opponent is former chief and tribal Chairman Billy Cypress, who stands accused by the tribe of stealing $26 million.

07/04/2012

37th Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival

Festival Celebrates Culture Of Miccosukee Tribe

Forty miles west of Miami lies a vital part of Florida’s history. The Miccosukee Indian Village is more than 700 acres dedicated to the vibrant traditions of the Native American tribe.

CBS4–12/28/2011

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Uncle Sam Wants To Check Out The Miccosukee’s Books

A federal judge in Miami has ordered the Miccosukee tribe to turn over financial records to the Internal Revenue Service which has launched a probe into their gambling profits.

CBS4–08/04/2011

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West Dade Brush Fire Rages On, MDFR Recommends Residents Evacuate

Looking like a fiery snake from above, a raging brush fire in west Miami-Dade has burned more than 30,200 acres, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recommended that the residents of the area evacuate due to the fire impacting their homes.

CBS4–06/09/2011

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