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  1. David Beckham's MLS stadium is a no-go at downtown Miami's Museum Park, boat slipRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Less than a month after Miami-Dade County spurned a Major League Soccer stadium, the city of Miami did the same, telling David Beckham's investment group Tuesday that he cannot build on downtown's Museum Park and deep-water boat slip. Mayor TomA s Regalado and City Manager Daniel Alfonso told Beckham's group thanks but no thanks when lead negotiator John Alschuler offered Miami $2 million a year in rent of sorts to make a deal.

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  2. Mother mourns death of 14-year-old son in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Modesta Centeno had long warned her 14-year-old son about visiting friends in a nearby Miami neighborhood she considered violent and dangerous. The single mom's worst fears were realized on Friday night when she learned her oldest child, Gabriel Figueroa, had been shot and killed in a brazen drive-by shooting in Liberty City.

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  3. A year later, David Beckhama s dream of soccer stadium in Miami still not a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Miami Herald

    David Beckham's business team swooped into Miami a year ago, full of irresistible excitement and lofty ideas, and got politicians to agree to negotiate a location for a new Major League Soccer stadium. An enthusiastic Miami-Dade County Commission voted unanimously on Dec. 17, 2013, to authorize Mayor Carlos Gimenez to sit down with Beckham's representatives and try to find a home for a professional soccer franchise to be owned by the retired English footballer, one of the world's most-famous celebrities.

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  4. Dinosaurs, theme park vie for land around Zoo MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Miami-Dade County's unusual request for ideas to develop 120 acres of vacant land around its biggest attraction has drawn two very different proposals. The operators of a German dinosaur park that's populated by life-sized, accurate replicas of prehistoric animals want to build the same at the zoo.

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  5. Miami may claim land as slum to help build amusement parkRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Miami-Dade is considering a $930 million Miami Wilds park and shopping center that would be built by 20th Century Fox and Sony Music in a stretch of rare pine rocklands. By designating the 70 acres as a slum it could create a special taxing district to help the project's development.

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  6. Showdown in Florida - SCOTUS turns down stay on marriages; state officials stallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Gay News

    The U.S. Supreme Court turned down Florida State Attorney General Pam Bondi's request for a stay on December 19, clearing the way for marriages to begin in Florida on January 6. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinckle struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage on August 21, but Bondi wanted to hold up marriages pending appeal. Although Bondi subsequently issued a statement saying that 'the Supreme Court has now spoken, and the stay will end on January 5,' the law - which includes criminal penalties for county clerks who issue licenses to same-sex couples - remains on the books, and is still enforceable according to some state officials.

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  7. Unchain the childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Washington Examiner

    Picture a youngster that you love dearly, perhaps 11 or 12 years old. It might be your child, grandchild, or the child of a close friend.

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  8. Wish Book: Disabled mother needs a laptop for her childrena s educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Leslie Miranda is a single mother. Several times a week, she drives to the South Dade Regional Library and sits in her car for hours while she waits for her children to finish their school work.

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  9. North Miami Beach sues police sergeants, retired chief over 'rogue' votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Local10.com

    The city of North Miami Beach is suing its retired police chief and two active police sergeants, alleging their "rogue" votes as pension committee members are holding up pension reform that saves the city hundreds of thousands of dollars. The City Council filed the lawsuit Dec. 22 in Miami-Dade County court against retired Chief Linda Liozzo, Sgt.

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  10. Rubio's Position on Cuba May Clash With Florida VotersRead the original story

    Friday | US News & World Report

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, whose parents were Cuban emigrants, has said he would be in favor of relations with Cuba if the country were to make concessions of its own. But for a politician who prides himself on being a forward-leaning leader of a new generation of Republicans, his view on the communist island is shaped by hardline, Cold War ideology of decades past.

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  11. Authorities Urge Boaters to Slow Down on N...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIOD-AM Miramar

    The Coast Guard is urging boaters to slow down after New Year's Eve fireworks in popular Miami-Dade County waters. The Coast Guard has established a ``regulated navigation area'' from 11 p.m. Dec. 31 through 1 a.m. Jan. 1 in Biscayne Bay waters.

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  12. Gulliver students have role in the Baby Bulls AcademyRead the original story

    Friday | Miami's Community Newspapers

    The Baby Bulls Academy Saturday School recently conducted its bi-monthly program at the Holmes Elementary School in Liberty City.

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  13. Authorities urge boaters to slow down on New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    The Coast Guard is urging boaters to slow down after New Year's Eve fireworks in popular Miami-Dade County waters. The Coast Guard has established a "regulated navigation area" from 11 p.m. Dec. 31 through 1 a.m. Jan. 1 in Biscayne Bay waters.

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  14. K12VendorDirectory.com is Now Designing Vendor Directories for Miami-Dade County Public Schools K12Read the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    With its rapidly expanding database, K12 Vendor Directory is indeed one of the most comprehensive directories, which offers precise and fully independent information in a bid to help those who are seeking to innovate, educate and more important service the future leaders learning environment with the BEST possible resources available. One of the great features of this site is that no sign up is required, and it is quite a flexible platform that's multi-device accessible.

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  15. Wish Book: Mother wants special chair to get son with cerebral palsy in and out of carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    At the time of his first surgery, when he was 6 weeks old, Miguel Angel Caballero-Perez should have still been growing in his mother's womb. He was born so prematurely - at about 25 weeks, or less than six months into his mother's pregnancy - that the tiny hats he wore were actually mittens for full-term newborns.

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  16. Weather Matters: First rain in 3 weeks washes away S. Fla. record warmthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Palm Beach Daily News

    The first measurable rain in three weeks fell in Palm Beach late Wednesday and early Thursday morning, after a cold front rolled through that ushered out record warm early winter weather.

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  17. Passages: Honoring South Florida notables who died in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Miami Herald

    South Florida's weather, arts and culture and sports teams are attractions. But the region's heart lies in its people.

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  18. Weather Authority: Expect a rainy Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Local10.com

    HELP THEM. NO DEATHS THANKFULLY WERE REPORTED. SOUTH FLORIDA, WE'VE BEEN DEALING WITH A WET CHRISTMAS EVE OVERNIGHT AND NOW CHRISTMAS DAY MORNING BUT THE GOOD NEWS IS WE'RE STARTING TO SEE SOME CLEARING OF THE RAIN.

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  19. Miami Heat affiliate sues Arquitectonica over arena construction overrunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Miami Herald

    A company tied to the Miami Heat waited until Christmas Eve to sue the city's premier architectural firm over a long-simmering, multimillion-dollar dispute over design and construction of downtown's AmericanAirlines Arena, which opened its doors 14 years ago. Basketball Properties Limited, the Heat sister company that manages the Miami-Dade County-owned arena, claimed in its sharply worded lawsuit that Arquitectonica was in over its head when it took on the project - and that the firm appeared more concerned with making a name for itself and racking up fees than with meeting deadlines and sticking to a budget.

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  20. Julie Blanco joins Miami-Dade Youth Fair as administration compliance managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    Julie Blanco joins Miami-Dade Youth Fair as administration compliance managerJulie Blanco of Miami has joined the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition as administration and compliance manager.

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