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City Commission Votes In New Restrictions For Pay Phones

Miami commissioners, citing concerns about a proliferation of pay phones they say serve as magnets for criminal activity in some neighborhoods, agreed 4-1 last week to new restrictions.…

City Heat Reach Pact To Return Parking Lot End Deal

Miami commissioners and the Miami Heat have agreed to end a business deal that over the past six months triggered controversy.…

Secretariat Backers Seek More Funds For Closing Session

With less than a year left before the temporary Secretariat for the Free Trade Area of the Americas departs Miami, community leaders are seeking an additional $500,000 to ensure a…

Expansion Beyond National Borders Often Means Miami Base

The Venezuelan conglomerate Cisneros Group's selection of South Florida for its operating headquarters demonstrates a growing ongoing trend where Latin American firms expand beyond national borders.…

Manager Avoids Tax Hike In Miami City Budget Proposal

The consulting firm Arthur Andersen, which developed an information technology strategic plan for the City of Orlando, was chosen to do the same for the City of Miami.…

Upset Over Miami Heat Deal City May Bid Out Arena Lot

Bank United's transformation to a community bank under the direction of President & CEO Mehdi Ghomeshi, a Barnett Bank veteran who recruited former associates and opened new branches, has impressed…

Watson Island Development Inches Forward With Parrot Jungle Loan

The redevelopment of Watson Island, a land-use jigsaw puzzle undertaken by the City of Miami, has taken one step forward with completion of $47 million in financing for a new…

Chamber Told Record Of Success Needed For Secretariat

With less than a year before the temporary secretariat of the Free Trade Area of the Americas leaves Miami, Lynn Summers, executive director of Team Florida FTAA, said the pressure…

River Dredging Next Needs County Pact For Land Parcel

To start dredging the Miami River by mid-2001, says Jerry Scarborough, project manager for the US Army Corps of Engineers, a sponsorship agreement with Miami-Dade County must be in place…

Tricounty Transportation Thrust Seen Short Of Unity

With South Florida already poised to upgrade its Regional Transit Organization, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce has decided to go further and seek a full-blown authority.…

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