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What better way to start 2015 than by looking back on 2014?
If our most page view-baiting stories of 2015 are any indication, you guys sure like super local jokes and tabloid stories.
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This is the year Florida overtook New York as the union's third most populace state, but we made the case that in actuality it's pretty much ten culturally and politically distinct states in one.
While the world thinks of this entire area as just "Miami," we local know that its actually a collection of 34 separate municipalities... and, well, some of those cities are better than others.
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Taz's Angels are a somewhat mysterious posse of Miami Beach-living psuedo-models, but when one of their former member's private photos leaked to the web she took legal action.
5. Dan Bilzerian, Instagram's King, Banned From LIV for Allegedly Kicking Woman in the Face
This trust fund baby lives the kind of life that 13-year-old boys only dream of, but he's entitlement and violent tendencies caught up to him at LIV.
A reporter for an online entertainment channels specializes in conducting interviews in tops that barely cover her business ... and sometimes, by design, don't.
At least one of our contributors felt all the well wishes for LeBron's service should be put aside while we concentrate on our original hard court hero.
8. ISIS Beheads Journalist, Threatens to Kill Miami Reporter if Obama Continues Attacks
American journalist James Foley's life began in Miami. It ended tragically in the Middle East.
9. Hialeah Cop Pulls Over Harvard Grad For Playing N.W.A. Song "F*ck Tha Police"
Cesar Baldelomar seems like a regular Hialeah bro, but intact is a law student with a degree form Harvard. So when a cop pulled him over blasting this anti-cop anthem he knew his rights.
World's thirstiest artist or publicity stunt? The verdict is still out, but here's the details of the question.
NerdWallet ignored our good weather and entertainment options, and got right down to the cold hard economic facts.
Had South Florida shown up to the polls like the rest of the state did we'd likely be getting ready for a brand new Charlie Crist era.
Just hours after LeBron James announced he was heading back to Cleveland, a popular Miami Heat mural in Midtown was defaced.
A group of unruly EDM fans without tickets to the festival stomped a security guard on their way towards breaking down a fence.
Wynwood is covered in Graffiti, but police chasing down one unauthorized artist ended in tragedy.
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