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Stories with person: Mario Diaz-Balart
  • Cuban consulate possibility divides Miami, Tampa officials 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 4:09 pm

    MIAMI - Now that Cuba has an embassy again in Washington, D.C., consulates could be coming to serve its people, most of whom live in Florida. Miami and Tampa have the closest historical ties to the island, but they have very different things to say about the idea.

  • Florida's congressional districts rejected as gerrymandered 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 2:35 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state's congressional maps don't meet the requirements of a voter-approved constitutional amendment that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party. The court ordered the Legislature to try drawing the maps again.