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As Marlins Alter Roster Stadium Costs Under Review

When the former Florida Marlins knocked on the door for county stadium financing, one of the concerns raised by Miami-Dade commissioners was the penchant for the ballclub to trade…

No Military Base Closings Likely Through 2015

The bogeyman — also known as the US Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission — is not coming to Miami-Dade County, not this year or through 2015…

Sewage Leak Time Bomb In Biscayne Bay

An underwater sewer pipe stretching from Fisher Island to Miami Beach is so fragile, old and worn that a county official called it a ticking "time bomb" that could…

2 Commuter Rail Projects Gather Steam

The South Florida East Coast Corridor commuter rail project is rolling forward with estimated ridership numbers and funding workshops on the agenda for this winter, state officials said.…

Zoomiami Bids To Lure Largescale Entertainment Complex

After nearly 14 years, ZooMiami is close to gaining a multi-million-dollar entertainment and lodging facility and handing south Miami-Dade County an economic boost, officials said Tuesday.…

Miamidade Funds Incentives For 346 Media Jobs

A media company is considering locating its headquarters in Miami-Dade County and creating 346 jobs while making a capital investment of more than $274 million, documents submitted to the…

Momentum For Florida Biotech Builds

The biotech industry is blooming in Florida and institutes in Miami and elsewhere are creating the momentum, according to a University of Florida study.…

Allegations Swirl In Airport Hotel Contract

Despite allegations that a hotel employee stole $100,000, a county commission committee Monday rejected a proposal that would have changed the management of the Miami-Dade County-owned hotel at Miami…

Rail Spur May Zip 1 Million To Miami Airport

More than three years after breaking ground, the Miami-Dade Metrorail link to Miami International Airport is to start carrying passengers July 28, officials said.…

Tech Insurance Firms Get Cyber Security Boosts

The cyber security industry just watched as corporate downsizing and layoffs took their toll during the recession, which sort of passed it by — because the growing $20 billion-plus…

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