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Dade County Commission

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    January 30, 2003

    A Friend Indeed

    Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon

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    May 23, 2002

    Queer Adoption

    Florida's ban on gays as adoptive foster parents is medieval

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    September 13, 2001

    That Old Familiar Face

    When you hear the name Maurice Ferré, what comes to mind? Something positive? Negative? Anything at all?

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    May 6, 1999

    Inside Job

    For years people have been alleging that Miami bail-bond king Jim Viola bribes county corrections officers. For years the FBI and the State Attorney's Office have been investigating. And for years nothing has happened.

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    April 22, 1999

    Buyer Beware

    That's a motto you might want to keep in mind next time you go shopping for a used car

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    March 18, 1999

    Home on the Glades

    For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life

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    February 18, 1999

    Chairman of the Board

    Folks don't know much about school board chairman Solomon Stinson, but they do know this: Don't cross him

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    August 13, 1998
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    May 28, 1998
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    May 14, 1998

    The Final Harvest

    Developers are hungrily eyeing Dade's agricultural heartland, where farmers are a dwindling breed

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    April 9, 1998
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    March 12, 1998
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    October 30, 1997

    Elector Set

    No doubt about it, Raul Martinez is Hialeah's mayor-for-life. The question is: Can Herman Echevarria's Penelas-driven political machine succeed in killing him?

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    October 2, 1997
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    April 24, 1997
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    April 10, 1997

    Sudden Wayne Change

    Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride

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    April 3, 1997
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    October 31, 1996
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    September 19, 1996

    The Old School of Power

    He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most

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    May 23, 1996

    DeFede

    A Little Friendly Persuasion

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    May 16, 1996

    Queen of the Kingmakers

    If you're a political candidate with big ideas and little cash, the first call you make is to Irene Secada

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    April 4, 1996

    His Own Private Paradise

    Bruce Matheson doesn't need you or anyone else to tell him what's wrong with his family's legacy, Crandon Park. So just step aside, thank you.

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    January 11, 1996

    Crime and Politics, Part 2

    Two men come forward to say they saw a man dumping scads of the New Times issue that featured Ron Book. It was Ron Book.

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    October 5, 1995

    Very Big Bucks

    The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company

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    April 6, 1995

    Loudmouths

    In the battle against AIDS, some people say shouting is more effective than talking. And if you don't agree, watch out!

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    February 23, 1995

    The Commish

    She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?

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    January 26, 1995

    Dade Divided

    One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.

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    January 19, 1994

    The Jockeying Club

    Dade County Commissioner Sherman Winn hasn't even announced whether he'll retire, but ambitious politicos are already lining up for battle

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    November 3, 1993

    Shelter Fallout

    After years of doing nothing Dade County now plans to put 500 homeless people under one roof. It won't be in your neighborhood, of course.

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    May 26, 1993

    Feel a Whole Lot Debtor

    A business relationship is a beautiful thing A until it turns ugly. Just ask County Commissioner Art Teele.

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    August 14, 1991
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