County Changes Name To “Miami-Wade” For Week

With unrestricted NBA free agent Dwyane Wade mulling his future as a member of the Miami Heat, Miami-Dade County Commissioners apparently think they can contribute to securing the superstar for South Florida.

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WAXY-AM and MIAMI HERALD columnist Jorge Sedano first reported today that the 12 commissioners were considering officially changing the county name to “Miami-Wade” for a week.

The county may be renamed Miami-Wade County from July 1st through 8th.

The county commission will hear a resolution from Commissioner Joe A. Martinez that will change the name of Miami-Dade County to Miami-Wade County for that week of the free agent moratorium.

Wade may agree to terms anytime, but cannot officially be announced as a member of the Miami Heat until the moratorium is over on the 8th.

The County Commissioners did indeed meet today and voted on the resolution. Read more…