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    June 6, 2013
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    August 23, 2012

    Dear Dems, Please Do Not Run Charlie Crist for Governor

    Dear Democratic Party of Florida,Rumors have been swirling that Charlie Crist would be joining your party ever since he got his ass handed to him Tea-Party style in the 2010 Senate race. Now there's very specific gossip going around that he'll announce his official membership in your party in a Sund ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Bill Nelson Up Seven Points Over Connie Mack In First Major Poll Since Primary

    Rep. Connie Mack is now officially the Republicans' nominee for Florida's senate race, but his easy win in last week's primary didn't give him much of a boost in the polls. A new Rasmussen Reports poll, a firm that's independent but tends to produce results that are kinder to Republicans, shows that ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Gov. Rick Scott Makes Doughnuts, Gets Pink-Slipped

    Doh! and Nuts!​On his first day returning to his "hard-worker roots," Gov. Rick Scott got served. Yesterday, Florida's leader was behind the counter of Nicola's Donut Shop in Tampa taking and handing out orders as part of his image rehabilitation campaign to connect with regular folk ravaged by un ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010
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    May 13, 2010
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    May 11, 2010

    Marco Rubio Should Get Fitted For A White Robe and Hood

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke sizes up Senate candidates Charlie Crist, Kendrick Meek, and Marco Rubio.Alex Izaguirre​Rubio will probably go down in his ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    Latin America's Top Ten Lady Drug Smugglers: An Illustrated Guide

    Police are after a former beauty queen who's accused of being the ringleader of a gang of pinups who also work as international drug smugglers. Angie San Clemente Valencia is a bosomy 30-year-old Colombian who's accused of paying her merry band of strumpets $5,000 for carrying pounds of blow from Me ... More >>

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    May 12, 2009

    Charlie Crist Makes It Official: He's Running for Senate

    Charlie Crist has always been a winner. Big, big news! Charlie Crist has joined Twitter! Well, he also announced his intention to run for Florida's open Senate seat in 2010, but everyone has known that for months. But as of 9:12 this morning, it's official. Crist made the announcement through a pres ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009

    Fishy Business

    They gave thousands to a commissioner and then won the Marlins stadium contract.

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    April 7, 2009

    Exclusive: Marlins Construction Group Gave Thousands to Commish Who Approved No-Bid Deal

    Joe Martinez seems a forthright and resolute guy. He was the first Hispanic elected by his peers to be county commission chairman. He publicly supported the highly unpopular John McCain for president. And he pushed to strip Jose Canseco's name from a stretch of SW 16th Street after the slugger admit ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    The Curse

    Six students in Carol City High's tragic class of 2006 were murdered. Hope survives.

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    December 12, 2008

    Mr. and Mrs. Crist, We Got You Some Wedding Gifts

    Riptide started feeling really, really bad about all of these jokes we have been making about the wedding of Gov. Charlie Crist and Carole Rome. These are two actual people, with actual feelings for each other, who have decided to spend the rest of their lives together in holy matrimony (who aren't ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    Scarface in Miami

    Twenty-five years ago this month, the gangster epic caused a local stir.

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    November 1, 2007

    Key West Wrangle

    Sides square off over Christmas Tree Island

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    May 4, 2006

    Good Badminton

    The shuttlecock travels at twice the speed of a Major League fastball

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    October 13, 2005

    Miami: See It Like a Drug Dealer

    During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.

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    September 15, 2005

    Unintended Consequences

    After thirteen years in Miami, Omila Foufoune Cesaire faces deportation to the Haiti she fled in fear

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    September 8, 2005
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    October 7, 2004

    The Bitch

    Definitive Gaze

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    July 15, 2004

    Down in Flames

    Miami's business leaders vowed to yank MIA from the clutches of politicians, but the politicians yanked back

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    January 16, 2003

    Barred for Life

    The process for restoring the civil rights of felons in Florida works perfectly -- if not restoring their rights is the goal

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    November 21, 2002

    FIU, too! All right?

    Why Mitch Maidique and Armando Codina hate Amendment 11

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    October 31, 2002

    Politics & Parties & Power

    How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.

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    May 16, 2002

    God Help Us

    Life, liberty, and the pursuit of hip-hopness

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    November 8, 2001

    Down in Miami: The Political Blues

    Miami Beach mayoral candidate David Dermer's political foes play dirty

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    May 3, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of May 03, 2001

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    December 14, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of December 14, 2000

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    November 30, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of November 30, 2000

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    July 20, 2000

    Donkey Demise

    Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.

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    July 13, 2000

    Jiang Zemin Stuns World, Embraces Democracy

    Letters from the issue of July 13, 2000

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    March 23, 2000

    DeFede

    A .22-Caliber Mayor with .357-Magnum Ambitions

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    February 3, 2000

    DeFede

    The Real Micky Arison

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    November 5, 1998

    The Catalyst

    Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda

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    September 3, 1998
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    March 5, 1998
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    October 2, 1997

    Preserve Our Pilings!

    Stiltsville's owners are hoping historical designation can save them from demolition

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    August 22, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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    March 21, 1996

    There Oughta Be a Law!

    Micky Arison and other cruise industry bigwigs are pushing Congress to ship potential lawsuits overseas

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    March 14, 1996

    Your Tax Dollars at Work (Hiccup!)

    The City of Miami's upstanding leadership had a swell time at a swanky centennial party. Who paid? You did, of course.

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    March 14, 1996

    Wasted Space

    This waterfront plot in Coconut Grove isn't park land,it's a factory. A lawsuit factory.

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    July 7, 1993

    Politics and Prosecutors

    Why is it that naming a U.S. Attorney for Miami seems to be one of the world's most complicated tasks?

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    June 16, 1993

    Death and Profits

    When Hugh Westbrook pioneered hospice care, his organization saw to the needs of the dying. Fifteen years later nothing has changed -- except the politics and the profit margins.

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    June 9, 1993

    The Collector

    What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a

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    May 5, 1993

    Inside Little Haiti

    From an island in the sea to an island in the heart of Miami

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    December 9, 1992

    The Trickle Up Theory

    Local screenwriter Mark Witzen finds a hot plot in Florida waters

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    November 27, 1991

    Stonewalled

    FIU's first gay-rights group finds disciples of Anita Bryant alive and well on campus

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    November 14, 1990
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