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Rep. Daphne Campbell, left, congratulates Lucie Tondreau, the newly elected mayor of North Miami, at North Miami City Hall, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
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NORTH MIAMI

Tondreau voted North Miami’s first Haitian-American woman mayor

Haitians maintained their majority on the city council and voters elected the city’s first Haitian-American woman mayor.

SUPER BOWL

South Florida dealt a Super Bowl shutout

A failed attempt to upgrade Sun Life Stadium hurt Miami’s bid as NFL owners awarded Super Bowl 50 to San Francisco and Super Bowl 51 to Houston.

 
Venezuela's acting president Nicolas Maduro, the late Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, battles opposition candidate Henrique Capriles in the presidential election.
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Venezuela Elections

Henrique Capriles demands recount as Nicolas Maduro wins Venezuelan presidential election

Hugo Chávez’s successor, Nicolás Maduro, eked out a win, but rival Henrique Capriles will contest the result

HUGO CHAVEZ, 1954-2013 | EXPANDED COVERAGE: 10-13A

Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez dead

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has succumbed to cancer, the government announced.

Homestead

15-year-old boy will be held in juvenile facility in girl’s fatal shooting on school bus

A teen pulled a gun from his backpack and displayed it on a school bus, police said. It went off, killing a 13-year-old girl.

Miami Marlins

Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes among 5 Miami Marlins unload in blockbuster trade

The Marlins’ purge continues with the tentative trades of Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, John Buck and Emilio Bonifacio to the Blue Jays.

Miami-Dade Schools

Voters approve $1.2 billion bond issue for schools

Passage of the bond issue was considered a victory for Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, who promised that the work would be done on time and under budget.

Campaign 2012

A voting debacle in Doral causes chaos and confusion

Mayor Carlos Gimenez said part of the reason the county elections headquarters temporarily shut down Sunday with a crowd waiting outside to vote was because he had not authorized the additional hours.

Early voting locations in South Florida

Here are Miami-Dade’s early voting locations:

CAMPAIGN 2012

Obama, Romney campaigns push Florida voters to cast ballots by absentee, early vote

The campaigns of President Obama and Mitt Romney are each pushing to get Florida voters to the polls long before Election Day through absentee and early voting.

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