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Miami-Dade Commission  (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission To Hold Final Vote On Budget

Miami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.

4 hours ago

(Source: Republican Party Of Florida)

Scott Defends Political Ad After Mystery Man Identified

Florida Governor Rick Scott is defending an attack ad where a man claimed he was swindled by gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

17 hours ago

US President Barack Obama greets military personnel upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on September 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

President Obama In Tampa For Talks On ISIS

President Barack Obama is in Tampa to meet with military officials about U.S. counterterrorism measures against Islamic State militants. He’ll also meet with scientists to discuss the Ebola outbreak in northern Africa.

18 hours ago

(Source: CBS4)

Scott & Crist In, Wyllie Out Of Gubernatorial Debate

Unless a Libertarian gubernatorial candidate can boost his poll numbers in hurry, it looks like it will be only Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist at the Leadership Florida/Florida Press Association debate.

21 hours ago

US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on September 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Arrives In Tampa For Talks On ISIL

Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

09/16/2014

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Boot Camp Program Saved, Funding Restored

For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.

09/16/2014

Steve Bateman  (Source: CBS4)

First Day Of Testimony In Trial Of Fmr. Homestead Mayor

The first day of testimony kicked off Tuesday in the trial of Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman who is on trial for alleged corruption.

09/16/2014

(Photo Courtesy of Doug Hanks/Miami Herald)

Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection

A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.

09/16/2014

(Courtesy of http://www.miamidade.gov/)

Dade Commissioners Urge Congress To Revoke Citizenship Of ISIL Fighters

Miami-Dade Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday which urged the federal government to revoke the citizenship and passports of any United States citizen who fights for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

09/16/2014

Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

Miami-Dade Nursery Protests Proposed Medical Marijuana Rule

Almost before the ink was dry, the state’s largest nursery is protesting a rule floated by health regulators setting up the framework for Florida’s new medical-marijuana industry.

09/16/2014

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