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Bridge being repaired and then replaced

Bridge being repaired and then replaced

A study of pilings below the seabed supporting the Bear Cut Bridge leading to Key Biscayne shows a life expectancy far shorter than previously projected, meaning that as Miami-Dade County…

Profile: Leslie Smith

Profile: Leslie Smith

Leslie Smith is not only a partner at Foley & Lardner but also chair of the Miami office’s litigation practice. She has recently broken new ground: she became the fourth…

Unexpected twist to Miami population gain

Miami-Dade’s non-Hispanic white population grew at a faster rate than Hispanics from 2010 to 2012, according to a US Census Bureau July estimate. The county’s total population grew by about…

Judge kicks country club remake to state

Judge kicks country club remake to state

As a final decision moves up to the state Department of Economic Opportunity, the controversy over the former Westview Country Club’s land is expected to come to an end soon.…

Miami gives Wal-Mart permit in Midtown

The Miami Planning and Zoning Department has approved a Class II Special Permit for the Wal-Mart project in Midtown. City Planning Director Francisco Garcia confirmed that he signed the permit…

Profile: Darryl K. Sharpton

Profile: Darryl K. Sharpton

Louisiana-born and Florida-raised, Darryl K. Sharpton came to Miami quite serendipitously. He started his own accounting and business consulting firm in 1984 and his partner joined him just over a…

Wal-Mart set to get Midtown permit

Wal-Mart’s project to open a store in Midtown is moving forward. The City of Miami expects to issue an architectural design permit to the megastore by the end of this…

Saudi Arabia, China funnel students to Miami

Universities in Miami-Dade have seen foreign student numbers increase as an overall trend. Saudi Arabia, China, Venezuela and Colombia are the countries that most international students come from in the…

Teacher pay up in Miami, down in Florida

Wages in education in both the public and private sectors have grown in Miami-Dade County in the past six years. However, Florida salaries for educators fell in the same period.…

Venezuela Consulate Empty But Paying

The status quo remains at the third-floor office that the Venezuelan Consulate rents in Miami. Even though nobody is in the space and the consulate is not active, the…

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