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Awards

  • 2007 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published June 22, 2006

    "Rough Love"

  • 2007 - Awards of Excellence/North Central Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published June 22, 2006

    "Rough Love"

2007 Stories by Joanne Green

Archives: 2007 | 2006 | 2005
  • British Ex-Millionaire Fights for Freedom

    published September 27, 2007

    When security guard Jorge Aparicio arrived at the DuPont Plaza in downtown Miami for his 7:00 a.m. shift Thursday October 16, 1986, Biscayne... More >>

  • Comfortably Numb

    published August 30, 2007

    When Japanese soldiers stormed the quiet Philippine village of San Juan one morning in January 1942, 11-year-old Narcisa Claveria was at home.... More >>

  • Home Movies

    published August 9, 2007

    With his dad's video camera in one hand and a borrowed field light in the other, 18-year-old aspiring filmmaker Lee Anthony Cipolla,... More >>

  • Scared Straight

    published July 12, 2007

    From his seat in the rear of a sparsely furnished room on the second floor of Miami Shores Baptist Church, the immaculately groomed Joe Alicea... More >>

  • Dr. G Spot

    published July 12, 2007

    Dr. G Spot (Filed under: Flotsam) "Call Dr. G Spot!" the announcer cries out on FM radio station Y-100, in an ad sandwiched... More >>

  • Pirate of the Caribbean

    published July 5, 2007

    With a sudden burst of energy, fourteen-year-old Jason Draper lunges toward his older, more accomplished opponent and brings his sword crashing... More >>

  • Whore Hounds, Unite

    published May 31, 2007

    Whore Hounds, Unite Filed under: Culture Thank God for the Internet. Should all of South Florida be swallowed up by the sea,... More >>

  • The Suitcase Murders

    published May 24, 2007

    British long-distance cyclist Anthony Gunn was pedaling north along an isolated expanse of U.S. 27 into Palm Beach County as daylight began to... More >>

  • See the World, One Couch at a Time

    published May 24, 2007

    See the World, One Couch at a Time Filed under: Flotsam Want to cross oceans, continents, and cultures, but lack the... More >>

  • Down with the Brown

    published May 24, 2007

    It's the nation's grossest national product: Americans collectively produce an estimated 39.4 billion pounds annually. That's 108 million... More >>

  • Free Justin!

    published May 3, 2007

    On February 11, shortly before 6:00 p.m., a heavy-set African-American man clad in a Department of Juvenile Justice-issue black and gray uniform... More >>

  • Floater Alert!

    published April 19, 2007

    Floater Alert! Many of you have e-mailed us with your concerns about C. "Boss" Poop swimming and/or floating in our water. This is... More >>

  • The Bodyguard

    published April 5, 2007

    With a 9mm Beretta strapped to his chest, Iztok Plevnik opened the passenger door of the bulletproof, black sedan and climbed in. Daylight was... More >>

  • Land Grab

    published March 22, 2007

    With a deafening drone the airboat sped north. The straight-line monotony of the Tamiami Trail had long since disappeared, and the lone watercraft... More >>

  • Booby Tube Trap

    published March 8, 2007

    Booby Tube Trap Filed Under: News Steven McLLain was lugging a discarded Toshiba television across the Venetian... More >>

  • Cage Rage

    published February 22, 2007

    With sweat pouring down his chiseled torso and a crimson blanket of blood cloaking his cocoa-color skin, Din "Dinyero" Thomas turned and padded... More >>

  • His Satanic Majesty's Request

    published February 22, 2007

    His Satanic Majesty's Request Filed Under: Flotsam Sixty-year-old José Luis de Jesús Miranda has called himself... More >>

  • The Hilliard’s Alive ...

    published February 8, 2007

    The Hilliard's Alive ... Filed under: News Gabrielle Nash Tessler is on a mission to rid North Bay Village of the... More >>

  • Real Men of Sports

    published February 1, 2007

    Hey, Super Bowl tourists. The only topic the sports pages, TV, and Internet want to discuss before the February 4 Super Bowl is Peyton and Rex.... More >>

  • Cut and Run

    published January 25, 2007

    Madeleine Baptiste grabs the meat cleaver lying on the polished counter; wraps her long, bony fingers around the wooden handle; and slowly raises... More >>

  • Lincoln-Douglas It Wasn’t

    published January 11, 2007

    Lincoln-Douglas It Wasn't Filed under: News Some words of advice to Mayor Carlos Alvarez and his supporters: Don't let... More >>

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