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MD Fire Union Not Satisfied With Plan To Staff Rescue Boat

Miami-Dade’s fireboats are still docked, almost three weeks after a Fourth of July boating crash that left four people dead and many wondering why the vessels with advanced life saving capabilities were out of service.

14 hours ago

July 20, 2014: Miami-Dade boats  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Amid Criticism New Operation Plan Released For Rescue Efforts

Amid criticism over how rescue efforts were handled in a deadly boating accident on July 4th, Miami-Dade County released a new operations plan on Wednesday.

07/23/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez: Fire Union To Blame For Fireboat Fiasco

Just days after the county faced criticism for not having its fireboats available during the July Fourth boating tragedy that left four people dead and a dozen injured, Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez proposed a budget that takes $3.3 from the fire department and transfers it to the libraries.

07/08/2014

David Beckham (Source: CBS4)

Official Confirms Beckham’s Possible Interest In Broward For Stadium

David Beckham is now considering meeting with Broward officials about a soccer-specific stadium, a Broward County official said.

07/03/2014

Proposed MLS stadium. (Source: Miami-Dade Commissioner Xavier Suarez)

Proposed MLS Site Not Bending Beckham’s Idea Of Waterfront Stadium

You can’t put a square peg in a round hole, but a county commissioner is trying to persuade David Beckham to build his soccer stadium in a place he has firmly rejected.

06/26/2014

Proposed MLS stadium. (Source: Miami-Dade Commissioner Xavier Suarez)

Commissioner: Site Next To Marlins Park Only “Feasible Option” For Soccer Stadium

The grass-filled lot just west of Marlins Park is already a popular spot for locals to play soccer.

06/25/2014

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Miami Dolphins Cheerleading Squad Unveiled

The Miami Dolphins unveiled their new cheerleading squad Saturday.

06/14/2014

The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, known as "America's Tall Ship", is escorted into the Port of Miami June 14, 2014. The Eagle's homeport is New London, Conn., on the Thames River at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney.

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Arrives In Miami For Public Tours

With its tall sails and commanding presence, The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, America’s Tall Ship, arrived in Miami early Saturday.

06/14/2014

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

UM Scientists Dive In To Save Corals From Port Dredge Project

University of Miami students and scientists have mobilized to save as many corals as possible from the shipping channel at the entrance to PortMiami.

06/09/2014

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

Healthy Corals Relocated During Port Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a project to deepen two channels approaching the port is about 35 percent complete. Dredging is expected to finish in July 2015.

06/08/2014

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