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Francisco Alvarado

Awards

  • 2013 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ

    "Unjust Bust"

  • 2012 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published May 19, 2011

    "Uncle Luke Wants You"

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published July 8, 2010

    "Death Row"

  • 2010 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 3, 2009

    "On the Level"

  • 2010 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published September 3, 2009

    "On the Level"

  • 2010 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published October 15, 2009

    "Work It, Jerry!"

  • 2010 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 17, 2009

    "Baby Got Fatback!"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published January 10, 2008

    "Wet Foot, Dusty Foot"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published October 23, 2008

    "Dead Weight"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published May 1, 2008

    "The F-School Bomb"

  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published May 1, 2008

    "The F-School Bomb"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published September 11, 2008

    "Missing Peace"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published December 11, 2008

    "No Fear"

  • 2009 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published May 1, 2008

    "F-School Bomb"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 8, 2008

    "Killers in the Can"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 22, 2008

    "Burn, Baby, Burn"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published October 30, 2008

    "Voter Fraud Ahead"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published August 2, 2007

    "Bad Apple"

  • 2006 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published January 27, 2005

    "Crack Kills"

2004 Stories by Francisco Alvarado

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  • Special Education

    published December 16, 2004

    Walkiria Ramos is frustrated about not being able to send her seven-year-old blind and autistic son to class at Edison Park Elementary School in... More >>

  • True Glove

    published December 9, 2004

    "See, this business is filled to the brim with unrealistic motherfuckers -- motherfuckers who thought they ass would age like wine." --... More >>

  • The X Man Returns

    published October 21, 2004

    Miami Commissioner Johnny Winton has trouble understanding how anyone can take Xavier Suarez seriously. "He brought this city to its knees!"... More >>

  • Vanishing Vehicles

    published September 9, 2004

    For fifty years, the roar of battered, crumpled, home-made stock cars has beckoned gear-heads, racing enthusiasts and curiosity seekers from... More >>

  • Critical Mass Transit

    published September 2, 2004

    Miami Beach resident Jeff Bradley is legally blind. The 53-year-old freelance writer is among the thousands who, through necessity, rely on public... More >>

  • The Teele Conspiracy

    published September 2, 2004

    The arrest last week of Miami Commissioner Art Teele on assault charges following a wild car chase brought to a climactic close one more scene in... More >>

  • Until Proven Guilty

    published August 12, 2004

    So you didn't smash the window of the jewelry store and make off with the sapphire and ruby necklace. The fracas that had your neighbors standing... More >>

  • No Christmas Spirit in July

    published July 22, 2004

    For 60 days, beginning the first week in November and lasting through the first week of January, a thicket of towering pine trees along the... More >>

  • A Shot in the Dark, Part II

    published May 27, 2004

    Life could hardly get any worse for Mario Barcia. He's unemployed and broke. He and his wife have crammed themselves into the home of a relative.... More >>

  • Porch Patrol

    published May 6, 2004

    In the front yard of his salmon-colored, single-story house across the street from Brownsville Middle School, mechanic Lorenzo Jones, 49, slouches... More >>

  • The Avenging Angel of North Bay Village

    published March 11, 2004

    Depending on your point of view, Fane Lozman, during the scant thirteen months he's lived in North Bay Village, has either wreaked havoc on the... More >>

  • Hit 'Em Where They Live

    published March 11, 2004

    Taimira Perez eases herself onto the navy sofa in the living room of her townhouse in Miramar Gardens, a private residential community of... More >>

  • No Way Joe

    published January 22, 2004

    After an acrimonious North Miami City Council meeting last October, the rancor spilled into the parking lot of city hall at 776 NE 125th St. Mayor... More >>

  • A Deal to Dial For

    published January 15, 2004

    When it comes to protecting his business interests at Miami International Airport, local entrepreneur Pedro Pelaez counters threats with the... More >>

  • Burned Bridges, Careers

    published January 8, 2004

    In the past few years the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department has been battered by charges of discrimination and harassment -- an embarrassment for... More >>

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