Ron Book

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Fins Stadium Bill Stalls In Florida House; Future Uncertain

The Miami Dolphins had plenty to celebrate Thursday night between new uniforms and the acquisition of the number three overall pick in the draft. And now the planned renovations of Sun Life Stadium are back before a Senate committee.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Clock Ticking In Legislature For Stadium Deal

It’s deep in the fourth quarter in the Florida Legislature and the supporters of the bills allowing Miami-Dade County voters to decide whether tourist tax dollars will go to upgrade Sun Life Stadium have gone to a hurry-up offense trying to get the bills passed.

CBS4–04/25/2013

A special recognition dinner was held for a group of formerly homeless people turned farmers at Verde Gardens in Homestead.  (Source: CBS4)

Formerly Homeless Enjoy The Fruits Of Their Labor

Tough economic times have left many families without homes and jobs but a sweet recipe for turning lives around is being served up in one of the best restaurants in town. At its heart, an organic farm with a first of its kind harvest in America.

CBS4–09/09/2012

(Source: Handout-Jackson Memorial Hospital) Hospital officials escort cannibal victim Ronald Poppo, showing for the first time the extent of the injuries the homeless man received at the hands of Rudy Eugene. Note: photo slightly blurred.

Homeless Outreach Workers Remember Ronald Poppo

Two city of Miami homeless outreach workers who often reached out to help Ronald Poppo described him as territorial who often sought shelter in a stairwell near Jungle Island, a popular tourist spot on Watson Island.

CBS4–08/02/2012

Miami Marlins Stadium Construction

Homeless Bills Targeting Pro Sports Teams Make Legislative Rounds

A pair of bills making their way through the Florida legislature could have local homeless sleeping on the 50-yard-line of Sun Life Stadium or up in the rafter of the AmericanAirlines Arena.

CBS4–01/24/2012

Photo source: Laurenskids.org

South Fla. Rape Survivor Ends 1,000-Mile Walk At Capitol

South Florida sexual abuse survivor Lauren Book will end her 1,000-mile walk across Florida at the state Capitol Tuesday.

CBS4–04/26/2011

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