Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
Miami-Dade County has a hands-off policy toward its schoolchildren, but that doesn't mean corporal punishment has gone away
No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.
Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?
With plenty of help from mama Carrie, Kendrick Meek is hoping to upset long-time State Sen. Bill Turner
Despite being in one of the largest media markets in the nation, Miami's public radio station barely registers with local listeners
Robert Joffee just wanted to empower the parents of Miami Springs schoolkids. What he got was a trip to jail.
The Unity Council of Miami -- what a wonderful concept! Especially for Darryl Reaves, who collected most of the taxpayers' money that funded it.
In the waning rounds of the Dinner Key boat yard brawl, a third heavyweight returns to the ring
Why South Florida public broadcasters spewed Domingo, Pavarotti, and Carreras out the proverbial wazoo
In choosing Rev. Richard Dunn to fill in for Miller Dawkins, commissioners saved Miami's citywide election soul -- for now
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most
If you're a political candidate with big ideas and little cash, the first call you make is to Irene Secada
For more than a decade, Otis Wallace has called the shots in tiny Florida City. That seems to be just fine with the locals.
In her quest for a seat on the Miami Beach Commission, Matti Bower doesn't want to be labeled "the Hispanic candidate." She just wants to win.
A song, a video, an oportunity to help kids affected by AIDS
Everybody heard about the tussle between white cops and black students but the discord at Coral Gables High goes far deeper than that
The Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Bar. Maybe the FBI, too. For a man who won automatic re-election, Metro Commissioner James Burke seems to have a lot of explaining to do.
Locally produced TV shows deserve to be honored for their intelligence, their wit, their impeccably bad taste. Don't touch that remote control!
The Dade Grand Jury scrutinizes the county's environmental attitude, and the verdict isn't very verdant
Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.
Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN
Father Jose Luis Menendez of Wynwood takes the church to the people and the people to the streets
The county needs contractors to do its construction work. The contractors need minority subcontractors to satisfy county regulations. And taxpayers need an explanation.
From an island in the sea to an island in the heart of Miami
Their flocks have multiplied despite past controversy. But can the Revs. Victor Curry and Richard Dunn preach politics?
Finally, the naked truth about Edward Albee's arrest in Crandon Park