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Front Page » Breaking News (Page 47)

Miami expedites more than 50 types of permits

City of Miami officials, responding to complaints of permit requests taking months to be issued, will begin an expedited program for select permits on April 9. Homeowners seeking select permits…

Police cadet training to give students hiring preference

High school students in Miami-Dade County interested in careers with the Miami-Dade Police Department will soon be able to enroll in a cadet training program, granting them hiring preferences once…

Miami-Dade’s college, university rolls remain strong

As local institutions of higher learning begin to prepare for their summer terms, Miami Dade College, Florida International University and the University of Miami say they anticipate continued strong enrollments…

School enrollments up over decade, still below peak years

Enrollment numbers have risen for the nation’s fourth-largest public school system over the past 10 years. Miami-Dade County Public Schools have had a 2.5% gain in the past decade. Enrollment…

$3 million boost to courthouse consulting contract sidelined

Less than a month before Miami-Dade County commissioners are to decide how to move forward with procuring a developer for the new civil courthouse, county administrators requested a $3 million…

Animal cruelty unit to train Miami-Dade police

The Miami-Dade County Police Department has been working with the Animal Services Department to create an animal cruelty unit to train police officers to detect when there has been animal…

More Miami police to patrol Omni area

The Omni area of the city of Miami will see added police coverage as part of a deal worked out through the Community Redevelopment Agency. City commissioners have accepted a…

With rapid growth of Doral, office market shows strength

Real estate experts in Doral said they believe the office market in the area is currently strong and will continue to be strong throughout the next few months due to…

Downtown backs children’s museum use of more city island land

Directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority voted unanimously last week to support the Miami Children’s Museum in its goal to create an early childhood on 26,599 square feet of land…

Oracle balks on contract, county seeks wisdom elsewhere

A 15-year-old contract with Oracle has put Miami-Dade County in a bind this week, as Oracle refuses to comply with several contract county contract conditions but it’s too expensive for…

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