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  1. Miami judge tosses Medicare fraud conviction, frees woman, citing statute of limitationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    A woman branded by prosecutors as the "matriarch of patient brokers" for a Hollywood hospital that fleeced about $40 million from Medicare has been freed by a federal judge in a rare ruling that spares her from spending potentially the rest of her life in prison. U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga threw out a Miami jury's guilty verdicts against Tiffany Foster, 49, saying the trial evidence showed that she had "withdrawn" from the scheme to bilk Medicare more than five years before prosecutors filed an indictment against her and others in May 2014.

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  2. Push to build Miami Tri-Rail station driven by desire as much as dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Miami Herald

    A desire to do something - anything - to improve Miami-Dade's limited mass-transit system and wean South Florida off its automobile addiction is fueling a quest to bring commuter trains downtown. Despite some dramatic proclamations of what that would mean for congested roadways, ridership projections show a minimal impact from connecting Tri-Rail trains from Hialeah to All Aboard Florida's transit hub.

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  3. Letter: Lamberto a fine choice for N. Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Miami Herald

    I would like to let North Miami Beach residents know more about one of their candidates, Bruce Lamberto, who is running for councilman in the Group 3 seat. I can personally attest to the dedicated and disciplined character of this man, having known him for almost 10 years.

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  4. Bed Bath & .... beer? Aventura stores goes beyond homegoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Miami Herald

    Customers of Bed Bath & Beyond in Aventura can soon purchase both Kate Spade china and and a bottle of Cabernet in one stop. The home goods and personal products store is going beyond it's typical sheets, towels and kitchenware, adding a small grocery section stocked with beer and wine to the center of the store.

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  5. After fire tragedy, observant Jews and fire officials eager to reduce the riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Miami Herald

    As a mother of seven children, Josephine Basher was in tears when she heard about the horrific house fire in Brooklyn that killed seven children. The children died when a hot plate malfunctioned after it was left on overnnight to keep the family's food warm on the Jewish Sabbath.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. New developers for old Biscayne Landing siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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  10. Hires and job promotions for the week of March 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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  11. Fred Grimm: Even millionaires worry about developers encroaching on the neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  12. Aventura sidewalk will stay a " for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  13. Aventura commissioners take first vote to redistribute leftover capital projects fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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