Steroids, Scams and Scheming Prostitutes: Miami News Times Most-Read Features of 2014
From a ladykilling Instagram star to a scheming band of prostitutes to investigations into a broken VA hospital and an abusive center for teens, it's been a helluva year for longform story-telling at Miami New Times.
Here were our most-read tales in 2014:
Senior writer Michael E. Miller's two-part investigation found widespread failures in Miami's Veterans Affairs hospitals that lead to the suicide of a local Iraq War veteran.
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This excerpt from "Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era" -- a book on the scandal by Managing Editor Tim Elfrink and former New Times writer Gus Garcia-Roberts -- traced the long trail of steroid abuse at UM.
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Wilkerson rocketed to fame as the preacher who married Kim and Kanye, but the Miami Gardens holy man has long been a locally controversial figure for his extreme stunts in the name of God.Next Page
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