Miami Newswire

Miami Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Miami, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 47 for "" in Miami, FL

  1. Presidential candidates to chase campaign cash around Art Basel Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Ah, to be among the glitterati who will descend this week on Art Basel Miami Beach. Nibbling on canapes.


  2. Judge gets 7 Florida Senate district maps to considerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    Leon County Circuit Court Judge Georgea Reynoldsa was handed seven options for drawing the Senate district maps late Wednesday, giving him the opportunity to be the "seamstress" he suggested might be needed to stitch together proposals in time for the 2016 elections. Six of the proposed maps come from challengers to the lawsuit, a coalition of Democrat-leaning voters and voting groups led by the League of Women Voters, who filed a lawsuit alleging the Legislature violated the Fair Districts provisions of the state constitution when drawing the existing Senate boundaries in 2012.


  3. Small charges added up for Marco Rubio on Florida GOP credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a Republican presidential hopeful, speaks during a town hall-style meeting at Rivier University in Nashua, N.H., on Nov. 4. For five years, Marco Rubio has tried to put behind him the controversy of his spending on a Republican Party of Florida credit card, taking the unusual step over the weekend of making public nearly two years of American Express statements to show how he spent the party's money. In some ways, however, the statements, which he previously refused to make public, raise more questions about how Rubio used the card, rather than lay them to rest.


  4. It's deal-making time: Florida Senate to vote on House mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    In what may be seen as a Hail Mary pass to see if they can get enough votes to send the courts a Senate redistricting map that has the Legislature's stamp, the Florida Senate leadership agreed to put the controversial House map up for a vote after exhausting all other options. The decision was made after the two redistricting chairmen, Sen. Bill Galvano and Rep. Jose Oliva, met in a rare two-person conference committee Thursday afternoon.


  5. Florida House swiftly advances Senate map but hurdles remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida legislators made quick progress on redrawing the Senate map Tuesday, voting out a Florida House proposal after just an hour of debate, but the measure appeared headed for trouble as lawmakers edged closer to the self-imposed Friday deadline for the special session with no agreement in sight. Eight Republicans joined with 39 House Democrats to reject the House map, S9079, as 73 Republicans supported it.


  6. A year of transformation for former Yankee Alex RodriquezRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    Alex Rodriguez sits behind the Fox Sports desk, as comfortable in the crisply tailored suit of his temporary role as World Series TV analyst as he is in the pinstripes of the New York Yankees. Though some sports columnists have dismissed his presence as a ratings grab by Fox , others - even some usually harsh critics - are giving Rodriguez high marks for his insights.


  7. Former Senate president Don Gaetz takes aim at Sen. Jack Latvala in rare rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The personal and political conflicts that have divided Florida Senate Republicans for months reached the boiling point Wednesday as the Senate narrowly approved a redrawn redistricting map 22-18 and two powerful senators used the opportunity to point at each other for the chamber's mistakes. Democrats united against the map, predicting it would be struck down by the court as a violation of the anti-gerrymandering rules of the Florida Constitution.


  8. Modification pushes Senate redistricting map closer to consensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Faced with a close vote on a leadership-backed map to redraw state Senate districts, the Florida Senate agreed to modify three minority-based districts in Miami-Dade County Tuesday, hoping to win the crucial votes needed to send the proposal to the House and win support for the revision in court. The sponsor of the amendment, Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, R-Coral Gables, argued that change was needed to make the districts more compact, in compliance with the anti-gerrymandering provisions of the Florida Constitution, and to preserve the voting strength of Hispanic voters.


  9. Florida 'sextortionist' is sentenced to 139 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Patrick Killen, a convicted Internet "sextortionist," defiantly declared in Miami federal court that he got no gratification from sexually explicit pictures of boys that he collected from them on his computer - that the justice system has "it all wrong." "I am not what you people think I am," the 22-year-old Hialeah man said on Thursday, denying that he is a pedophile, as authorities portrayed him.


  10. Columba Bush steps out, gingerly, into the political spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The fundraising gala at a ballroom of the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables celebrated the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Foundation. Bush's role: to introduce the evening's keynote speaker - his wife, Columba Bush.


  11. With Grier suspended, Gators turn to HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Even when QB Will Grier began to emerge as one of the SEC's top passers, Florida coach Jim McElwain insisted that he believes strongly in sophomore Treon Harris . With Grier landing a year-long suspension Monday for violating the NCAA's policy against performance-enhancing drugs, the Gators will get to see an extended look at whether McElwain's faith in Harris is justified.


  12. Ted Cruz, the other Cuban-American running for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks down a hallway after attending a vote to avert a government shutdown, on Capitol Hill on Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C. The Senate voted in favor of a funding bill that would avert a government shutdown and fund federal agencies through December 11. His father, Rafael Bienvenido Cruz, desperate to flee Cuba after his youthful guerrilla activities landed him in jail, applied to the University of Texas, Louisiana State University - and the University of Miami.


  13. Prison head says agency suffers because it can't keep staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida prison chiefa Juliea Jones told lawmakers Wednesday that to reshape the culture of her troubled agency, she has hired more than 2,200 additional prison guards in the last year but has lost another 1,400 as staff turnover continues to undercut her efforts. "We're taking an aggressive approach," Jones told the House Justice Appropriations subcommittee in one of two stops before legislative committees.


  14. Donald Trump says it's 'fine' for U.S. to pursue closer Cuba tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Visiting Cuban-Americans in Miami a decade and a half ago, Donald Trump declared Fidel Castro a "killer" and a "criminal" who shouldn't be "rewarded." Now he has come up in support, albeit a little tepid, of President Barack Obama's push for closer ties between the United States and Cuba - a policy Trump characterized as "fine."


  15. In Miami, Joe Biden gets feel for what campaigning again would be likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Speaking at Miami Dade College's North Campus about making higher education more affordable, the vice president touched on the sort of themes - immigration reform and the rise of the middle class - that presidential candidates like to deploy from the stump. Biden isn't running right now.


  16. In Miami a " and en espa ol a " Jeb Bush punches back at Donald Trump's 'blah blah blah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    He said he would campaign for president "joyfully." But Jeb Bush has apparently realized that happy talk won't get him anywhere in the era of Donald Trump.


  17. Miami Lakes legislator rises swiftly, holds fast to 'free market' idealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    At right, Rep. Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, huddles on the floor of the Florida House with Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Trinity, before the House left early April 28, 2015, for the 2015 session. (SCOTT KEELER Rep. Josea Olivaa kept an icy cool as he verbally sparred with his Senate counterpart Bill Galvano over the redistricting map that would force the Legislature's special session to end in stalemate.


  18. Proposed 75-story towers would vault Tampa into top tier of skyscraper citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    An aerial overview of the proposed Port Tampa Bay project looking west toward downtown. The project includes two 75-story towers, which would be two of the tallest buildings in the nation.


  19. Hillary Clinton in Miami: Lift the embargo against CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Saying "America's approach to Cuba is at a crossroads," Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton called for an end to the 53-year-old Cuban trade embargo in Miami on Friday. The former secretary of state's chosen location of Florida International University was significant for two reasons: Clinton delivered the message in the heart of the Cuban exile community, which is divided over the issue, and she did it at a college campus, where the crowd tilted younger and, according to polls, more likely to support lifting the controversial measure.


  20. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    JULY 16: : Lauren Jauregui, Dinah-Jane Hansen, Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello and Normani Hamilton of Fifth Harmony aaccept an award onstage during Univision's Premios Juventud 2015 at Bank United Center on July 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. 564389735 Fifth Harmony : The award-winning, pop powerhouse girl group with the platinum-selling Worth It make a stop on their summer tour with openers, Debby Ryan and The Never Ending, Natalie La Rose and Bea Miller.


Miami Job Listings
View or post Miami job listings on Topix.
Miami Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Miami from Topix.
Miami Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Miami on Topix.