Former University of Miami president Donna Shalala says she’s “seriously considering” a run for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s Miami congressional seat in November, but still needs to “take a look at the district and the issues” before making up her mind.
After University of Miami pediatric cardiologist Dr. Grace S. Wolff died 2015 of ALS, her husband, retired environmental engineer Armando Perez, celebrated her life by writing a book based on her own photos and notes, “Mending Children’s Broken Hearts.”
Miami voters will head to the polls next week to cast ballots in a primary for a special election to anoint a state representative who won’t pass a single bill or take a single vote of importance before immediately having to run again to keep the post.
Coral Gables plans to build a new Public Safety Building that will house police and fire headquarters. But the city’s police officers and firefighters say they have not been consulted on the design of the new facility, which they fear will be too small.
A forfeiture ruling in federal court allowed the government to seize convicted fraudster and former FastTrain owner Alejandro Amor’s house, a plane and rights to money he’s owed to finish satisfying his $1.9 million restitution.
The Himmel family owns an upscale décor store called Violetas on the Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, Florida, that shares an address with MVP Imports. The latter business is under investigation by federal authorities digging deeper into a massive money-laundering scheme.
Surveillance video released by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office shows Eladio Rodriguez-Cristobal getting run over as he tries to stop his hotel shuttle bus from being stolen at the Courtyard by Marriott in Coral Gables.
Susan Jones, University of Miami associate vice president in the Division of University Advancement, was integral in UM’s Momentum 1 and 2 fundraising campaigns. She also supported the American Red Cross, Beaux Arts.
The Underline, which would convert 10 miles of concrete paving beneath the Metrorail into a lush, linear public trail, inched closer to sufficient funding Tuesday when the Coral Gables City Commission voted to contribute up to $15 million to the would-be park that would stretch from downtown to South Miami.
Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Miami, says he won’t support a bill to continue funding the federal government past Dec. 31 unless Congress passes legislation resolving the immigration status of hundreds of thousands of undocumented adults brought to the U.S. as children.
Lance Dixon covers Coral Gables, Miami Gardens and North Miami. He joined the Miami Herald in 2013 and is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga.
Associate Professor of Clinical, Deborah Salani speaks to the media about the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies Simulation Hospital dedication and opening ceremony. The five-story, 41,000-square-foot, fully equipped facility is uniquely designed to replicate the actual flow of activities in a real-world hospital, a primary care clinic, and home health settings, and to simulate a fully functioning health care system.
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies Simulation Hospital
Owners worry Coral Gables street construction will continue to hurt their businesses
Giralda Al Fresco continues in Coral Gables
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