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  1. Cana t afford to miss these ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Miami Herald

    In 2002, Miami-Dade County voters adopted a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects and created the Citizens Independent Transportation Trust to make sure those projects actually came to fruition. The public expected improvements.

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  2. North Miami Beach council votes to overhaul longtime zoning, land-use lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Miami Herald

    When the city of North Miami Beach secretly conceded its beachfront access in the mid 1950s to what eventually became Sunny Isles Beach, it dramatically impacted its skyline and economic growth potential. More than six decades later, NMB is still operating under many of the antiquated and often conflicting zoning-and-land-use laws from that era.

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  3. Letter: There have been irregularities with the Municipal Advisory BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Miami Herald

    On March 10, the County Committee charged with extending the Northeast Municipal Advisory Board [MAC] with an additional two years or not gave them two more years. Well that was predictable.

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  4. New developers for old Biscayne Landing siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Miami Herald

    A new real estate developer has joined the team trying to bring life to the long-troubled 183-acre Biscayne Landing project in North Miami. Aventura founders Turnberry Associates have entered a 50/50 partnership with the New York-based LeFrak Organization, which has held an interest in the site since 2012, said company namesake Richard LeFrak.

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  5. Hires and job promotions for the week of March 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Miami Herald

    Silver Airways has named Andy Reeves chief operating officer, and Brian McCormick vice president of airports and customer service. Reeves joined Silver Airways last year as vice president of airport operations and customer service.

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  6. Fred Grimm: Even millionaires worry about developers encroaching on the neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Miami Herald

    Something much more contentious was simmering beneath this supposed squabble over a piddling stretch of brick pavers along three lots in a fancy Aventura subdivision. First hint that this case was really a proxy fight over something bigger and pricier was the scene in Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jerald Bagley's courtroom on Friday morning.

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  7. Aventura sidewalk will stay a " for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Miami Herald

    An attempt to rip up an Aventura sidewalk that has pitted rich homeowners against an equally rich developer failed Friday when a judge ruled the sidewalk was complete and the homeowners would have their day in court at a later date. The three homeowners of Island Estates, an exclusive island off the coast of Aventura, on Monday had sought an emergency motion for a temporary injunction to remove the sidewalk and put their property back in its original state.

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  8. Aventura commissioners take first vote to redistribute leftover capital projects fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Miami Herald

    Aventura commissioners on Tuesday approved the first reading of a mid-year ordinance to amend the 2014-15 city budget, which would redistribute leftover money from capital projects that were not 100% completed the year prior into this year's budget. If the ordinance passes, a total of $602,475 will be carried over into the general fund to help compensate for projects such as the unfinished Community Green Garden at Founders Park South, as well as the Art in Public Places initiative, in which the city obtains artwork to display in parks, buildings and other facilities.

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  9. 800 students, 50 Holocaust survivors and a former Skinhead discuss hatred and racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    "What did it was the fact that I was so angry and so violent and I didn't have to explain myself," she said. They still wanted me around.

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  10. South Florida shoppers: Mall terror threats wona t change our routineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Despite vague but disturbing warnings of terrorists targeting a U.S. mega-mall, shoppers aren't staying away and security says it's business as usual. The chief of U.S. Homeland Security warned shoppers to be aware of the threats.

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  11. Aventuraa s Trips and Toursa spring schedule setRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The City of Aventura's Trips and Tours program has posted its upcoming excursions for the spring 2015 season. The city will be offering an Intracoastal Waterway cruise with dinner at Tony Wu's, a viewing of Casa Valentina presented by GableStage at the Biltmore and a trip to Sawgrass Mills outlet mall.

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  12. Grant helps Mount Sinai Aventura purchase new 3D mammography systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Mount Sinai Medical Center in Aventura will be purchasing a new mammography system at the Women's Center, thanks to a $750,000 grant from the trust of Gail S. Posner. The Gail S. Posner Women's Center and the Gail S. Posner Women's Imaging Suite was inaugurated in October 2014 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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  13. Developer, philanthropist Nathan Reiber of Aventura dies at 86.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Nathan Reiber's retirement from a Canadian law career lasted about a week as he strolled West Avenue in Miami Beach in the late 1970s. He spied a vacant lot near Lincoln Road, saw its potential years before the region's revival, purchased it and built the first of many apartment buildings in Florida.

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  14. Jurors to decide fate of South Florida psychiatrist, others in Medicare fraud trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Barry Kaplowitz was a psychiatrist with a "robotic" signature who signed off on thousands of bogus treatments at a Hollywood psychiatric facility that bilked Medicare for millions - even when he was out of the country, prosecutors say. "It's not just any kind of signing; it's robo-signing," Justice Department prosecutor Andrew Warren declared during closing arguments at his Miami federal trial.

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  15. Beach Buzz: Wine and Food Fest going to the dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Finally, there's a South Beach Wine and Food Festival offering exclusively for canines and their companions. "Yappie Hour," hosted by Rachael Ray, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday bayside at The Standard Spa Miami Beach.

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  16. Miami-Dade traffic judge, clerk of courts Marshall Ader dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Caught speeding? If you managed to avoid points on your license in exchange for attending traffic school, you might have Judge Marshall Ader to thank. As administrative traffic judge and, from 1990 to 1992, Miami-Dade County clerk of courts, Ader was an early advocate of sending drivers to traffic school rather than giving points that can cause insurance rates to skyrocket.

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  17. AT&T adds Miami-Dade cell site, completes upgrades to 240 sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    AT&T has activated a new 4G LTE cell site in North Miami Beach to provide additional LTE coverage for customers. The new cell site serves the N.E. 163rd Street Causeway and the surrounding commercial and residential areas south of Aventura and follows upgrades to hundreds of sites around South Florida.

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  18. Suspected Aventura thief, fired at by cops, is charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The suspected thief who got away from Aventura police firing their weapons at him in a busy strip-mall parking lot was arrested late Tuesday afternoon in North Lauderdale after a day-long search by law enforcement. Jimmy J. Daniel, 29, of North Miami Beach was taken into custody by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies, then handed over to U.S. Marshals who escorted him back to Aventura.

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  19. Developers file suit against Aventura over stalled luxury condo projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Developers of the PrivA at Island Estates condominium project have filed a $200 million lawsuit against the city of Aventura to ensure that the project will be delivered to buyers on time. The project has been stalled because the city has not approved the most recent permits for the project, which developers say is due to a zoning dispute over sidewalks.

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  20. New year, new faces,new voices and viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The Other Views page is set to welcome five new columnists who will add their voices to the page's ongoing conversation about life in South Florida - and beyond. M ike Abrams served in the Florida House of Representatives for 12 years representing the North Miami Beach/Aventura area.

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