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Startling new facts provide vital perspective on key issues

New federal statistics unveiled last week paint an image of Miami vastly different from the televised pictures of the glistening metropolis that the nation was concurrently viewing during coverage of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.National images…

Not fielding best team will cost city more in riverfront deal

Not fielding best team will cost city more in riverfront deal

The City of Miami, fielding real estate’s version of a good college team, is about to enter a realty Super Bowl. We know before the game starts that the other…

Will sea level and transit plans roll to Washington soon?

A document just sent to county commissioners shows a clear link between Miami-Dade’s two pressing concerns for the future: sea level rise and growing traffic congestion. Now is the time…

Marine stadium’s fate must rest on a business plan, not faith

Marine stadium’s fate must rest on a business plan, not faith

Now that Miami commissioners have voted to borrow $45 million to restore Miami Marine Stadium, where does faith in the stadium’s ability to fund its own future end and guaranteed…

County hall can’t rely on luck: shift to professional manager

County hall can’t rely on luck: shift to professional manager

Although a county committee just left a review of Miami-Dade’s charter at the starting gate, neither the aim nor the need for review has vanished. That’s good, because our charter…

Tiny agency’s leap of faith to bring downtown roaring back

Tiny agency’s leap of faith to bring downtown roaring back

Downtown has come roaring all the way back. The last piece fell into place Oct. 31. A third of a century ago the former focal point of Miami had sunk…

Charter review is timely – without commission censorship

Charter review is timely – without commission censorship

Last week Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava made a strong case on this page for a county charter review. Today (11/10) she’s bringing the issue to a committee vote. We…

Battle of the Fairgrounds already ugly enough; stop it now

Battle of the Fairgrounds already ugly enough; stop it now

Florida International University’s six-year power play to force the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition off land beside its main campus so that the 44-year-old school can expand to become the…

Without police, a 25 mph residential limit could still be 50

Without police, a 25 mph residential limit could still be 50

Just as traffic jams on main roads get worse, Miami city commissioners are to vote next month on whether to reduce speed limits in many neighborhoods to 25 miles per…

Get a leaders council ready: we can’t dodge bullets forever

Get a leaders council ready: we can’t dodge bullets forever

We just dodged a bullet. Hurricane Matthew went elsewhere. We might dodge another next month. Maybe thousands of Haitian refugees won’t bear diseases spawned by the same hurricane. We might…

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