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Miamis Arts Center Advocates Wave Casino Traffic Red Flag

A group formed to protect the $460 million Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and its surroundings in downtown Miami is raising new concerns about nearby traffic congestion from…

Florida International University Targets Fast Jump To 62000 Students

Florida International University is carrying out a major growth plan to become "an engine of change" for South Florida's economy, but it won't come without a price.…

Florida Legislator To Seek Online Sales Tax

The same South Florida lawmaker championing pro-casino legislation in the Florida Senate plans to sponsor a bill aimed at ensuring that consumers who buy goods online pay sales taxes.…

Gov Scott To Lead Florida Trade Mission To Spain

State officials are planning a trade mission to Spain, and Greater Miami stands to be a chief beneficiary.…

Congressional Team Pushes Military To Permit Aviation Show In Homestead

South Florida members of Congress are appealing to the US military’s top official in their quest for a Homestead aircraft show aimed at drawing related industries to Greater Miami.…

Revamped Casinos Bill Faces Upordown Hurdle

The fate of a highly controversial bill in the Florida Senate to permit mega-casinos could be decided Monday after key parts of the legislation were rewritten — including a…

County Subsidizes Miami Heats Arena Without Profit Split

For Miami-Dade County, Christmas has come and gone yet again without a revenue-sharing gift from the Miami Heat.…

Miamidade Banks Financial Health On Mend

The financial health of Greater Miami's banks improved slightly as a whole this year, according to a leading bank rating firm.…

Rising Minimum Wages Take Bite Out Of Restaurants

During the holiday season, restaurants in Greater Miami generally are less affected by a slowdown in business than their counterparts in the northern reaches of the state.…

State Department Trims Brazilians Visa Waits

Greater Miami tourism officials want to make it as easy as possible for those in Brazil and other key foreign tourist markets to visit here. And they're making progress.…