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After Doral city manager fired, council kicks her husband out of city hall office | #citycouncil

DORAL, Fla. – In a 3-2 vote, the Doral City Council decided on Wednesday to kick out Miami-Dade School Board Member Danny Espino, who had an office at city hall. Espino happened to be married to former City Manager Barbie Hernandez, who, two weeks prior to Wednesday’s vote, was also kicked out of Doral City […]

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South Florida PBA endorses Daniella Levine Cava for re-election as Miami-Dade Mayor

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava’s bid to serve as the county’s top official now has the endorsement of the South Florida Police Benevolent Association (PBA). One month after Levine Cava signed a new collective bargaining agreement with the more than 7,500-member group, the South Florida PBA confirmed it is officially backing her in the coming […]

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Gimenez reacts to mayor blaming past administrations

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, and her predecessor Rep. Carlos Gimenez were caught in a blaming game about the troubling condition of the Miami International Airport. After Levine Cava said she “saw the problems” at MIA after she became Miami-Dade’s first woman to serve as mayor in 2020, Gimenez said he perceived […]

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Miami-Dade mayor pardons pigs named after Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A South Florida holiday tradition took place on Monday, but it came with a celebrity inspired twist. Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava pardoned a pair of pigs during the 6th annual ceremony that was held at Latin Cafe 2000 in Brickell. Roasted pig, or lechón, is a staple at many […]

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Shirley Gibson, Miami Gardens’ original mayor, remembered fondly by former colleagues

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The annual Jazz in the Garden is a signature Miami Gardens event in Shirley Gibson’s signature city. Miami Gardens flags are currently flying at half-staff for its first and founding mayor, who passed away on Monday. Current Miami-Dade Commission Chair Oliver Gilbert succeeded Gibson as Miami Gardens Mayor. “What she did […]

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Surfside mayor defends approval of development plan for condo collapse site

SURFSIDE, Fla. – Surfside Mayor Shlomo Danzinger is defending a controversial vote to move forward on a redevelopment of the Champlain Towers South condo collapse site. The town commission, in a 3-2 vote Wednesday night, moved forward with approving the site plan application for DAMAC International, the developer seeking to build luxury units on the […]

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Surfside mayor faces censure over ‘racist remark’ towards Hispanic commissioner

SURFSIDE, Fla. – Surfside’s mayor faces a possible public reprimand Tuesday over his use of what a proposed resolution describes as a “racist remark” directed towards a Hispanic commissioner. It’s been more than one month since Mayor Shlomo Danzinger found himself embroiled in controversy over the remarks, directed towards Surfside Town Commissioner Nelly Velasquez, that […]

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Passion for soccer fuels lawsuit against North Bay Village, mayor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Brent Latham is among the Miami-Dade County residents who stand tall to cheer for Leo Messi. It was an impossibility to have one of the greatest players of all time join in David Beckham’s dream, but Messi surprised the world when he chose U.S. Major League Soccer over Europe or the […]

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Miami-Dade mayor visits site of vandalized synagogue

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava visited the site of the Chabad of Kendall that was vandalized last week. She wanted to get a firsthand look at the damage as support from the community continues to pour in. “This is absolutely disgusting and devastating, this is a beautiful campus that is […]

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Miami mayor Francis Suarez says he’s met GOP fundraising mark

MIAMI – In the race for the White House in 2024, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Tweeted on Friday that he’s met the GOP’s 20-state fundraising benchmark. This would put Suarez one step closer to qualifying for the first Republican Presidential debate taking place next month in Milwaukee. The Presidential contenders must also be polling at […]

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