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    May 1, 2014
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    April 25, 2012

    Marco Rubio Receives "Credible" Threats, Police Watch Miami House and D.C. Office

    Marco Rubio at the moment is trapped in that strange limbo -- let's call it the Biden Zone -- where half of America assumes he's going to be a vice presidential nominee but nothing is official yet. That means despite daily national press and a starring role this week sharing a stage with the GOP's n ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    Miami Hit Harder By Recession Than Almost Any Other City On Earth

    ​Next time someone tells you, "Eh, this recession hasn't sucked that much in Miami," whip out this interactive economic graphic report that the Brookings Institute just published. The think tank's conclusions are stunning: Of 200 global cities they analyzed, Miami's economy was harder hit by the r ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Miami's Population is Losing Lots of "Hip," Young Folks

    ​Is Miami "cool" enough to attract and retain young folks? According to a new analysis by a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, probably not. New data shows that the Miami area lost more residents aged 25 to 34 than most major American metro areas between 2008 and 2010.

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    December 2, 2010
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    September 9, 2010

    Alex Sink Supports Permanent Extension of Bush Tax Cuts, Putting Her At Odds With Obama

    via MSNBC​Yesterday we noted Alex Sink's tricky new TV ad that put distance between her campaign and President Obama. Today on MSNBC, she explicitly sided with Republicans against Obama on the issue of permanently extending all of the "Bush Tax Cuts." She claims they help small businesses, but the ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Even Illegal Immigrants are Leaving Florida

    Last year Florida experienced its first population decrease in decades, now a new report shows that even illegal immigrants are leaving Florida.According to the Department of Homeland Security, Florida was the only state in the nation that saw the number of undocumented immigrants decrease between 2 ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Study: Miami Amongst 20 Weakest Metro Areas

    via Brookings InstituteFlorida is the only state that starts with an FHere's the bad news: According to a new study of the 100 most populous metro areas in America by the Brookings Institution, the Miami area, including the rest of South Florida, is one of the 20 economically weakest metro areas in ... More >>

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    March 1, 2001

    Out of the Park

    One plan for a new Marlins stadium could be a winner for Miami, which is nice since you're going to pay for it

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    March 16, 2000

    On the Block

    In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder