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Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Commissioner Sally Heyman

Miami-Dade fire boats that used to answer emergency calls on the water, are idled and in dry dock for lack of money.

11/10/2013

The Miami-Dade Commission. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Getting The Word Out During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the month of October, Miami-Dade wants its residents to ‘think pink’ in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

09/30/2013

Sally Heyman, Miami-Dade Commissioner (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Miami-Dade Jails

Focus and CBS4 News continue to shine the spotlight on Miami-Dade jails, questioning the treatment of the mentally ill, and working conditions for Department of Correction employees. Michele goes one-on-one with Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman who is pushing for change.

My TV 33–09/16/2013

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Revisiting The Forgotten Floor

“Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that’s what happened here.” So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.

CBS4–07/25/2013

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Dade Commission Approves Free Parking For Jury Duty

Miami-Dade residents who do their civic duty won’t have to pay for parking.

CBS4–05/08/2013

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

M-D Commission Approves Fins Stadium Deal

The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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Devil Is In The Details Of Stadium Deal

Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

Rabbi Avroham Brashevitzky (Source: CBS4)

Prayer Returns To Dade Commission Meetings

In silence, before Tuesday’s Miami-Dade County Commission meeting, Rabbi Avroham Brashevitzky dropped 26 coins into a charity box; each representing an adult or children killed last in Friday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.

12/18/2012

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Woman Fighting Cancer Honored For Also Fighting Crime

The men and women who keep Miami-Dade County and its municipalities safe gathered for the 37th Annual Citizens’ Crime Watch Awards Ceremony Friday night.

CBS4–10/05/2012

A male and female Belgian Malinois at Miami-Dade Animal Services. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Approves “Dangerous Dog” Ordinances

Dog owners in Miami-Dade will now be facing some hefty fines if Fido goes on the attack.

CBS4–10/02/2012

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