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  • Neil Rogers is Toast. Fuck the FCC. Fuck Beasley Broadcasting.
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    Neil Rogers is Toast. Fuck the FCC. Fuck Beasley Broadcasting.

    published Jun 22, 2009

    WQAM- 560 just announced that Neil Rogers is leaving the station for good. Rogers was suspended in May when he said "Fuck Joe Bell," on the air. Bell, the station's general manager, had fired Rogers' ... More >>

  • Marlins: Double Play Heaven

    published Jun 20, 2009

      Last time we turned to Florida Marlins baseball, we watched a mediocre team being pummeled by the best in the game. The New York Yankee fans were giggling at the ineptitude of a school of&... More >>

  • Murder Miami Style: Earlington Heights Metrorail Station

    published Jun 15, 2009

    View Larger MapFifty-year-old security guard Chevor Wint was shot dead just after 10:10 Sunday night in the parking garage at the Earlington Heights Metrorail Station. Two suspects -- either in th... More >>

  • Miami New Times Editor to Predecessor: Back Off, Pipsqueak!

    published Jun 12, 2009

    I once thought Biscayne Times editor and publisher Jim Mullin was a principled, smart journalist. I don't anymore. Jack King's June commentary "Miami's Media Muddle" in the BT should embarrass bo... More >>

  • WTVJ's Nick Bogert Leaving for Chicago

    published Jun 11, 2009

    TV news is hurting. The best are deserting us. Nick Bogert, the WTVJ smart guy who has provided some politics and substance along with the gore on the local airwaves, will depart for Chicago this fall... More >>

  • Breaking News: Washington Couple Busted Spying for Cuba

    published Jun 05, 2009

    A former US State Department employee and his wife have been busted in Washington D.C,. spying for Cuba. Walter Kendall Myers and his wife, Gwendolyn, worked for Fidel Castro for 30 years, according ... More >>

  • Spies in the Magic City

    published June 4, 2009

    The Cuban Five Resurface in Miami More >>

  • Live Dogs Fed to Zoo Animals in Cuba

    published May 28, 2009

    Our sister paper, the Riverfront Times, has a story about a private investigator who traveled  to Cuba and discovered live stray dogs are fed to zoo animals. Zoo employees acknowledged the practi... More >>

  • Gerard Jean Juste: A Miami Hero

    published May 28, 2009

    Jerry Jean Juste spent time in jail in Haiti. He brought together Miami's troubled expatriate Haitian community in its most troubled hour. He hated no one -- at least publicly -- not even  Wh... More >>

  • In Support of Florida Virtual School

    published May 22, 2009

    Florida Comprehensive Assessment test scores came out last night and they stunk. Particularly in Miami-Dade. Yeah, the Herald made a big deal about Liberty City Elementary improving. And over the ... More >>

  • Death in Miami: Two More This Morning

    published May 19, 2009

    Details are still vague, but cops were called to two deaths this morning. In one, at Miami International Airport, it seems a 43-year-old American Airlines customer service manager named Thomas Juxovic... More >>

  • Best of Miami: Vote Now

    published May 14, 2009

    Here's a pretty good item from a couple years ago. Best of Miami is coming June 11. You can vote on a lot of other categories here. Best Road Rage Dump truck overturned on I-95 August 27, 2007 Chao... More >>

  • FIU Spends Big Bucks on Bureaucrats

    published April 30, 2009

    FIU Spends Big Bucks on Bureaucrats More >>

  • FIU Pays Presidents ($680K) and Bureaucrats Well. But Professors? Forget About It.

    published Apr 27, 2009

    Florida International University got a new president this weekend: Chancellor Mark Rosenberg. And guess what? He'll make a lot more than the last guy, Mitch Maidique. At $680,000 per year, he'll g... More >>

  • Miami Federal Judges Mix Church and State

    published Apr 21, 2009

    Religion in a courthouse? Sounds like the Taliban, right? Or maybe the Inquisition? Hell no, it's just Miami -- a part of America where we don't seem to separate church and state. A new group, the Mia... More >>

  • The Marlins' Chris Volstad Is No Mark Fidrych

    published Apr 15, 2009

      The Florida Marlins now have the best record in baseball and lead their division. New speedster Emilio Bonifacio just might be the hottest player in baseball. And that giant Chris Volstad has... More >>

  • Helio's Cool $5 Million

    published Mar 31, 2009

    OK, so over here, we have the Marlins stadium, the port tunnel, and the Design District cable car. Cost: More than $1 billion. Then over here, we have the paltry $5 million that Brazilian racecar dri... More >>

  • Is Race an Issue in SoFla Newspaper Layoffs/Departures?

    published Mar 27, 2009

    I've just learned that three old friends are leaving South Florida's daily newspapers: one-time Miami bureau chief David Cazares and columnist Ralph De La Cruz are moving on from the Sun-Sentinel....a... More >>

  • Little Havana Doesn't Trust Miami Marlins

    published Mar 25, 2009

    Luis Montealegre poured a café Cubano on Tuesday, paid a delivery guy for croquetas, and peered east a few blocks from his corner cafeteria. There was only blue sky where a $634 million Marlins b... More >>

  • Marlins Stadium Skeptics

    published March 26, 2009

    This past Tuesday, Luis Montealegre poured a café cubano, paid a delivery guy for croquetas, and peered east a few blocks... More >>

  • Stadium Approved, Good Friggin' Riddance

    published Mar 24, 2009

    My favorite moment in yesterday's nine-hour discussion of the new $2 billion Marlins Stadium came at 9:27 p.m., when Commissioner "Space Cowboy" Javier Souto began defending himself from concerns that... More >>

  • Forget the Stadium. Joe Sanchez Just Won the Mayor's Job.

    published Mar 20, 2009

    If you weren't paying attention to any news media in town yesterday, you might have missed that Miami commissioners voted 3 to 2 in favor of the new baseball stadium in Little Havana.But even those wh... More >>

  • Topless on Lincoln Road

    published Mar 17, 2009

    I spotted this shop front on Lincoln Road over the weekend, and thought everyone would enjoy a look. ... More >>

  • Glenn Straub: Too little too late

    published Mar 13, 2009

    Hey Glenn Straub. I WANT to watch baseball downtown,. I WANT to TAKE the Metromover to games,But I wish you would just shut up.Straub penned a letter to the public (which you can find on the jump) def... More >>

  • 1048 Condoms on the Beach. And we're no. 3.

    published Mar 11, 2009

    Now comes the news that Florida -- thanks, Curtis Morgan -- is number three in the nation for trashiest beaches after California and North Carolina. Come on! One thousand, three hundred and forty-eigh... More >>

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