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1996 Stories by Paula Park

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  • The Last of the Indian Wars

    published December 12, 1996

    Roughly 40 miles west of Miami, the Tamiami Trail breaks its straight-line monotony and angles northwest into the shadowy forests of the Big... More >>

  • A Brief History of the Miccosukees

    published December 12, 1996

    Over the past 200 years, members of what is now called the Miccosukee Tribe have searched, fought, and finally negotiated for a permanent home.... More >>

  • Crash Course

    published November 14, 1996

    The sweat on Bob McAllister's bald pate glistens even in the fluorescent light of the Coconut Grove Convention Center on this first day of... More >>

  • Uncommon Law

    published November 7, 1996

    Though Sam Thompson is running late on this hectic afternoon in early October, the indefatigable dean of the University of Miami School of Law... More >>

  • Back from the Dead

    published October 17, 1996

    Identification cards, wallets, clothing fragments -- the flotsam of the downed ValuJet Flight 592 -- are continuing to float up from below a mat... More >>

  • Go On, Beat It! We Really Mean It This Time!

    published October 3, 1996

    This past week, while Congress was wheeling out its latest weapon in the ever-escalating fight to curb illegal immigration, an equally potent --... More >>

  • The Old School of Power

    published September 19, 1996

    The day begins early and ends late for Pat Tornillo. He rises at 5:30 a.m. to take his vigorous morning walk along Brickell Avenue -- his mind... More >>

  • It's All Downhill from Here

    published September 5, 1996

    It was about 2:00 p.m on a recent Sunday -- low tide -- when a couple on a water scooter cut the motor and floated to the south side of a City of... More >>

  • The Last Flight Plan

    published August 29, 1996

    Nobody could get the indomitable Jean Rich to slow down until cancer finally grounded her. One of the first women in the United States to own and... More >>

  • The (Signed)Language of Love

    published August 22, 1996

    The Loading Zone in Miami Beach -- with its interior walls lined with wire display cases containing leather jackets and chains for sale -- hardly... More >>

  • A Litter Night Music

    published August 8, 1996

    Waste Management garbage truck number 258 makes its way to the gate of the company's Miami depot on NW Tenth Avenue, then heads loudly north... More >>

  • Sic 'Em!

    published August 1, 1996

    Squat and hefty, at first glance Miami lawyer and civic activist Dan Paul doesn't look like a man who would take on the combined forces of the... More >>

  • COPing an Attitude

    published July 25, 1996

    A six-foot-high cyclone fence surrounds the New Horizons apartments in Liberty City. At the entrance to the seven-story building, a security door... More >>

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