Top Miami news: Billionaire wants to demolish historic home; county backs industrial hemp production

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Miami billionaire wants to demolish historic home to build mansion

The property at 420 Hibiscus Drive — just off the MacArthur Causeway  on Hibiscus Island — was built in 1937. Super-developer Moishe Mana wants to build an ornate home for himself in place of it. 

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Commissioners unanimously back industrial hemp production

Miami-Dade Commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday to support legislation kickstarting industrial hemp production in the county.

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State Supreme Court refuses to take up appeal in Miami Subs founder’s murder case

The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to take up a state appeal of a decision that will lead to a new trial for a defendant in the 2001 murder of the founder of the Miami Subs restaurant chain.

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