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First new Metrorail cars pass all scheduled tests

The first two Metrorail cars that will replace Miami-Dade’s fleet have passed all scheduled tests and will be put on the mainline for final examination this May, says transit chief Alice Bravo. “They’re in excellent condition and…

Stearns Revamping Suit In Bid To Cut County Into Small City

A lawsuit being fine-tuned by attorney Eugene Stearns challenges the structure of Miami-Dade County government and its taxation of residents in unincorporated areas.…

Miami River Dredging Gets Final Green Light From County Commission

After almost three decades of planning, the dredging of the Miami River is scheduled for summer 2002 and could take up to four years.…

Chamber Discusses Military Theme For Parks Waterways

For years the bulkhead adjacent to Bicentennial Park has been allowed to languish, irritating the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, according to President Philip Blumberg.…

Plans For Hightech Training Center At Mdcc To Get Boost From State

Miami-Dade Community College expects to receive $5.2 million within months from the state to establish a high-tech training center that business leaders and educators say will prepare a local workforce…

Downtown Project To Renovate Building Add New Tower For Condos

A two-phase project that calls for renovating the 78-year-old former home of now-defunct CenTrust and demolishing adjacent downtown Miami buildings to make way for a second tower is planned to…

Leaders Concerned About Lack Of Financial Support To Retain Southcom

After four years, civic leaders are growing restless because money has not been set aside to provide the US Southern Command - an important military headquarters - a permanent home…

Film Fest Becoming Marketing Point For Us Brazil Producers

The business of movie-making between Florida and Brazil's film industries will get a big boost during the 5th annual Brazilian Film Festival from Saturday to May 26 on Miami Beach.…

New Options For Bicentennial Park Offer Miami Three Choices

Three designs for redevelopment of Bicentennial Park offer a choice among an area of almost completely open space, one encircled by low-level buildings or a site filled with new museums.…

Local Leaders See Fair Share Of Wins From Legislative Session

While the Florida Marlins' and Orange Bowl stadiums did not fare well this legislative session, local officials said many municipal and Miami-Dade County projects did better than expected, though the…

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