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Florida first to certify international litigators, arbitrators

The Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for Florida to become the first state to offer board certification in the area of international litigation and arbitration. The certification will…

Baptist Health venture seeks inventors’ medical devices

In an attempt to introduce the risk-averse medical industry to the ideas of risk-ready inventors, Innovation Institute Miami, a joint venture of Baptist Health South Florida and i360medical, this week…

Contamination notices measure pits public safety against property value

After hearing complaints from residents at the Government Operations meeting Tuesday, Miami-Dade commissioners deferred a vote on posting public contamination notices in residential neighborhoods to alert the community of potential…

Redevelopment plan labels West Grove a blighted slum

Miami city commissioners will be asked to take the next step in a move to designate the West Grove a Community Redevelopment Area, which could lead to special financing to…

Competition nil in 17% of county’s bid offerings

Miami-Dade’s Government Operations Committee wants more competitive bids to reduce contracts awarded when “competition is unavailable, impractical or constrained” by the high cost of replacing an existing system. “People tend…

Miami-Dade bans Styrofoam docks

Miami-Dade commissioners last week voted to ban all floating docks made of polystyrene, or Styrofoam. Polystyrene is a non-biodegradable petroleum-based plastic that is our nation’s fifth largest creator of hazardous…

Private Fusion Academy plans its 43rd campus, near Dadeland

Fusion Academy, an accredited, non-traditional private middle and high school that operates in nine states and Washington, DC, will open its first Florida campus in Miami in January. The school,…

Retiring university president to run new honors college named for him

Msgr. Franklyn Casale, who is set to retire in February after 25 years as president of private St. Thomas University, will still have a big role in the Catholic school’s…

$19 million in write-offs makes county commissioners boil

Miami-Dade commissioners voted Tuesday to write off over $19 million worth of uncollectible money from its accounts receivable balance, though angry commissioners pushed the administration to update procedures and keep…

County cleaning lady’s $9-an-hour pay ignites probe

While debating the county’s janitorial contract extension on Tuesday, Miami-Dade commissioners were informed that holders of county contracts valued at under $100,000 are not required to pay the living wage…

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