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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez: “Donate anything that will be necessary” to help victims of Miami apartment building fire

MIAMI – Miami Mayor Francis Suarez held a Monday afternoon press conference to address a large fire at an apartment building that has been burning since about 8 a.m. and to ask for donations to help those affected by the fire.  Here’s what the mayor had to say:  “Our firefighters have demonstrated a tremendous amount […]

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21 Vice Mayors endorse Daniella Levine Cava for re-election as Miami-Dade Mayor

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava’s re-election campaign just announced the endorsements of nearly two-thirds of the county’s municipal Vice Mayors. Twenty-one Vice Mayors are officially backing Levine Cava to hold onto the county’s top government job, including 13 Democrats, seven Republicans and one no-party official. Together, they represent more than 23% of Miami-Dade’s nearly 2.7 […]

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South Miami Mayor Javier Fernandez on the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office

MIAMI — CBS News Miami’s Jim DeFede continues scrutinizing the three-plus decades during which Katherine Fernandez Rundle has led the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Not doing enough to prosecute public corruption cases has been — according to some — a weakness of Rundle. This week, Jim’s guest is South Miami Mayor Javier Fernandez. Here’s why: […]

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Miami-Dade Mayor discusses affordable housing, economy in State of County address – NBC 6 South Florida

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava discussed various issues including affordable housing and the economy in her 2024 State of the County address Wednesday night. Before an audience at Zoo Miami, Levine Cava summarized her accomplishments in her first three years in office and outlined her vision for economic growth in the county. Even before […]

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Miami-Dade Mayor discusses affordable housing, economy in State of County address – NBC 6 South Florida

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava discussed various issues including affordable housing and the economy in her 2024 State of the County address Wednesday night. Before an audience at Zoo Miami, Levine Cava summarized her accomplishments in her first three years in office and outlined her vision for economic growth in the county. Even before […]

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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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Steven Meiner sworn in as Miami Beach’s new mayor; talks priorities during one-on-one interview

MIAMI – Miami Beach’s 39th mayor says he has big plans for his new position.  CBS News Miami spoke one one-on-one with the city of Miami Beach‘s new mayor Steven Meiner about policies he wants to implement here in the city of Miami Beach and also questioned him about allegations from his past. After two […]

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Services announced for former Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes | #elections | #alabama

MIAMI –  Services celebrating the legacy of Brenda Snipes, who was the former Supervisor of Elections for Broward County, were announced Thursday.  Snipes was 80 years old when she died last week. The wake will be held Friday, November 10th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Fort […]

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Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announces new role for MDPD Director Freddy Ramirez

MIAMI – Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez will return to the department following his medical leave in a new role, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced Wednesday.  Ramirez will serve as Senior Advisor for Policing and Transition, focused on preparing MDPD for the transition to an elected sheriff. The mayor said Ramirez will begin […]

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Former Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes dies at 80 | #elections | #alabama

MIAMI –  Brenda Snipes, who was the former Supervisor of Elections for Broward County has died.  She was 80 years old. On November 20, 2003, Snipes was appointed supervisor of elections for Broward County by Governor Jeb Bush/  Snipes was re-elected to the position in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Prior to becoming a Supervisor […]

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