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County parking or green space?

Faded and oil-stained concrete county parking on the Miami River may one day be a landscaped public green space accentuating a mixed-use development known as River Landing Shops and Residences. Miami-Dade commissioners meeting last week as the…

State OKs huge multi-use project

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has granted a land use change at the former Westview Country Club’s site, approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission last year, that allows a…

Marlins still adding stadium construction expenses to list

Marlins still adding stadium construction expenses to list

The Miami Marlins are continuing to submit their stadium-related expenses to county officials to be counted toward their share of construction costs under the controversial deal that built Marlins Park…

Big health insurance hikes coming

Health insurance companies are expected to jack up rates in Florida for people who buy their own policies and for small businesses to a lesser degree as the federal Affordable…

Task force, sea level rise forecast coming

As a Miami-Dade County task force takes another look at the threat of rising sea levels and what South Florida can do to protect itself, a key member of the…

Costs hidden for in commuter rail line

A commuter train running through an 85-mile stretch of Florida’s East Coast between downtown Miami and Jupiter would be great. It would be even better if Miami-Dade could offer this…

Businesses fight annexations, tax hits

Business owners in a proposed annexation area say they don’t want to become part of Opa-locka as the city moves to expand its boundaries. They’re circulating a petition addressed to…

Annexation: 210 businesses, no people

Opa-locka’s leaders want to extend the city’s boundaries. They’re hoping to add about 822 acres of industrial and commercial land, known as areas A and B, to increase the city’s…

Red-light camera appeals team revs up

The City of Miami will soon hear dozens of red-light camera ticket appeals, after the Miami City Commissioner in July approved formation of a hearing board. Commissioners voted to resume…

A new volley in tennis center court fight

A new volley in tennis center court fight

A lawsuit to stop expansion and improvements at the tennis center on Key Biscayne that’s home to the annual Sony Open pro tennis tournament could be decided next month in…