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  1. For thousands of Miami-Dade homeowners, tax increases coming after mix-up in special districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Miami Herald

    The well-heeled residents of Star Island didn't need a break from Miami-Dade County last year, but they got one: the special assessment that pays for the ritzy enclave's security gatehouse was taking a steep dip-from $5,551 a year to $1,015. Now Miami-Dade County wants to retract that deal, part of a widespread fix of what officials say was a flawed accounting system governing hundreds of special taxing districts throughout the county About 118,000 properties face some sort of increase in 2016, forcing a wave of mailed notices that has left the administration of Mayor Carlos Gimenez apologizing for the mix-up as he gears up for a reelection campaign centered around lower taxes and good governance.

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  2. Dazzling Pieces to Dress up Your Summer LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Miami Herald

    Apple Watch EDITION in 18k Rose-Gold Case: apple.com - Schedule a "try-on appointment" for one-on-one help with your Apple watch at the Apple Store in the Aventura Mall. 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura; 305.914.9826 ALO Arachne Signature Bracelet: alodiamonds.com - Find the ALO Arachne Signature Bracelet at the ALO diamonds boutique in Dadeland Mall.

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  3. Letter: Request for applications to the Northeast M.A.C. coming too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Miami Herald

    Looking at June 14 the article about Commissioner Sally Heyman in Neighbors asking for people to submit applications to be new members in the Northeast M.A.C., many of us wish this "ad" could have been run back in 2003. Many recall, our M.A.C. was formed after Commissioner Heyman attended a meeting of the Highland Lakes/Sky Lake Homeowners Association.

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  4. Decade after Hurricane Wilma, new Northeast Branch Library in Aventura nears completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Miami Herald

    Ten years after the Northeast Branch Library was irreparably damaged during Hurricane Wilma, a new library is nearing completion in Aventura. Since the storm hit in October 2005, it's taken years to assess the damage, demolish the old structure, plan, design and begin construction on a new facility at the site of the old library.

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  5. Two shot inside home in Miami GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Miami Herald

    Two people were shot inside a Miami Gardens home late Friday morning, and transported to area hospitals. Their conditions are unknown.

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  6. Judge refuses to drop lawsuit against Aventura condo tower developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Miami Herald

    An island in the Intracoastal in the Aventura area is the subject of a legal dispute between the island's owner, developer Gary Cohen, and nearby residents, who have sued Cohen after he said he was going to build two condo towers on the island, instead of his original plan to build single-family homes. On May 27, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jerald Bagley ruled that Cohen does have vested rights to develop the land, but it is unclear as to what exactly those rights would allow him to build.

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  7. South Florida trauma center fight involves Jackson, Aventura and Broward hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Miami Herald

    Two major healthcare systems in South Florida have launched legal challenges against a state Department of Health decision that allowed Aventura Hospital and Medical Center to open a trauma center this spring. Meanwhile, another Miami-Dade County hospital, Jackson South Community Hospital, is fighting a state denial of its plan for a trauma center.

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  8. Photo Gallery: Lemon Lime Challege at the Aventura Mall | May 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The Aventura Mall hosted the inaugural Food Allergy Lemon Lime Challenge on Saturday, May 30, 2015 to create awareness of kids living with allergies and of Dr. Kari Nadeau's clinical trial, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, for youngsters with allergies. Ben coordinated the event, having taken part in the trial, which is not FDA-approved.

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  9. Long journey: How commuters cope in going the extra mileRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    At 5:45 every weekday morning, when the sky is still as black as ink, Maria Rojas leaves her house in Hollywood to embark on a 90-minute commute to Little Havana. She takes two buses to her job as a foreign language teacher at a charter school.

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  10. Cops: Driver shot by police after trying to run over officer at Aventura MallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A driver in an Aventura Mall parking garage was shot and wounded by a police officer Wednesday after he refused to pull over and then accelerated toward the officer, Aventura police said. The officer fired a shot, or shots, hitting the suspect on the second floor of the garage near Bloomingdale's department store.

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  11. Boca Juniors break ground on North Miami Beach soccer siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    About 50 people visited the Patricia A. Mishcon Athletic Complex last Friday May 8, 2015, to watch North Miami Beach officials lead the groundbreaking on a new Boca Juniors soccer school. North Miami Beach Mayor George Vallejo, center, gives a speech to a group of about 50 guests before the start of the groundbreaking ceremony.

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  12. Aventura police looking for vehicle in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Police responded to the scene at about 7 a.m. and found a 70-year-old man dead in the 2900 block of Northeast 199th Street. The victim has not yet been identified.

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  13. Hospital wars? Aventura gets trauma center, Jackson South does notRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Aventura Hospital and Medical Center received provisional approval from Florida's Department of Health last week to operate a Level II trauma center effective May 1. Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital is Miami-Dade's only Level I trauma center. Last week, Florida health officials denied Jackson Health System's application for a new trauma center in South Miami-Dade.

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  14. Cheers! Startups speed booze deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Need a drink and need it now? Whether you order at the bar or want your liquor delivered, several South Florida tech startups have you covered. Fort Lauderdale-based SpeedETab helps users skip the line at crowded bars and restaurants, and order and pay directly from their phone.

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  15. Hollywood Pavilion psychiatrist sentenced to five years in Medicare scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A onetime medical director of a Hollywood psychiatric facility was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for lying about treating hundreds of patients in a scheme that cost the taxpayer-funded Medicare program $2.9 million. U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga also ordered Barry Kaplowitz, a 54-year-old Aventura psychiatrist, to repay Medicare for its loss.

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  16. Miami judge tosses Medicare fraud conviction, frees woman, citing statute of limitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A woman branded by prosecutors as the "matriarch of patient brokers" for a Hollywood hospital that fleeced about $40 million from Medicare has been freed by a federal judge in a rare ruling that spares her from spending potentially the rest of her life in prison. U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga threw out a Miami jury's guilty verdicts against Tiffany Foster, 49, saying the trial evidence showed that she had "withdrawn" from the scheme to bilk Medicare more than five years before prosecutors filed an indictment against her and others in May 2014.

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  17. Push to build Miami Tri-Rail station driven by desire as much as dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A desire to do something - anything - to improve Miami-Dade's limited mass-transit system and wean South Florida off its automobile addiction is fueling a quest to bring commuter trains downtown. Despite some dramatic proclamations of what that would mean for congested roadways, ridership projections show a minimal impact from connecting Tri-Rail trains from Hialeah to All Aboard Florida's transit hub.

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  18. Letter: Lamberto a fine choice for N. Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    I would like to let North Miami Beach residents know more about one of their candidates, Bruce Lamberto, who is running for councilman in the Group 3 seat. I can personally attest to the dedicated and disciplined character of this man, having known him for almost 10 years.

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  19. Bed Bath & .... beer? Aventura stores goes beyond homegoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Customers of Bed Bath & Beyond in Aventura can soon purchase both Kate Spade china and and a bottle of Cabernet in one stop. The home goods and personal products store is going beyond it's typical sheets, towels and kitchenware, adding a small grocery section stocked with beer and wine to the center of the store.

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  20. After fire tragedy, observant Jews and fire officials eager to reduce the riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    As a mother of seven children, Josephine Basher was in tears when she heard about the horrific house fire in Brooklyn that killed seven children. The children died when a hot plate malfunctioned after it was left on overnnight to keep the family's food warm on the Jewish Sabbath.

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