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Daphne Campbell’s son back in jail for using fake ID

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Gregory Campbell, son of Miami Democratic State Sen. Daphne Campbell, is back in jail. Campbell, 34, was recently freed from jail while awaiting a new trial on Medicaid fraud. But that changed, according to the Miami Herald, when he tried to buy a ring for his wife at Aventura Mall, where he allegedly used a fake driver’s license to open an account at Kay Jewelers. Gregory Campbell faces arraignment on charges of forgery and possession of a fictitious ID. If formally…

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American Dream Miami mall opponents turn to Tallahassee for help

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Two South Florida competitors of the proposed $4 billion Miami mega-mall/entertainment center could be turning to Tallahassee for help derailing the massive project before it gets started. According to sources on Adams Street, operators of Sawgrass Mills and Aventura Mall have brought on top-tier lobbyists who will make every effort to block Cabinet approval of a state-surplus land sale essential to the project. Triple Five, the firm behind the proposal, owns and operates the Mall of America in Minnesota. The planned American Dream…

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