Subject:

Dexter Lehtinen

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Miccosukee Casino Ripping Off Winners? Gamblers Sue The Tribe For Bingo Taxes

    Miami husband-and-wife John Ricone and Francys Tolon-Ricone were apparently wielding a hot blotter when they played bingo at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming Indian casino in 2008. In two trips that year, they won just under $5,500. When the tribe paid them their winnings, they remitted $1,500 for ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Diaz-Balart Brothers Endorse Crist over Rubio

    Marco Rubio can collect all the endorsements of the Mike Huckabees and Jim DeMints of the world he wants, but Charlie Crist seems to be wracking up support from politicians who have been actually voted into office the Florida electorate. Today, Crist's campaign announced the backing of Mia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Bold Names Line Up Behind Rubio, a.k.a. "The GOP's Barack Obama"

    Warning to anyone who wants to believe MSNBC reporter Carlos Watson's recent profile of Marco Rubio, in which the former House Speaker is praised as the "GOP's Barack Obama": It's a trap!  Watson, a Miami native, proclaims, "He's young. He's attractive. He easily c ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    End of the Diaz-Balart Dynasty

    The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.

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    October 6, 2005

    Awash in a Sea of Money

    Billions in cash generated by the cocaine trade fueled Miami's economy

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    April 28, 2005

    Fake Art, Real Money

    That beautiful painting by Cuban artist Domingo Ramos? The one you bought from a Miami gallery for $10,000? Ready for some bad news? It's a forgery

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    January 22, 2004

    Eye on the Everglades

    As the acknowledged scientific expert on the Glades, Ron Jones brought Florida International University prestige and millions in grants, so naturally the school tried to have him arrested

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    May 22, 2003

    Lehtinen for Mayor

    Unless Manny Diaz tops him, Dexter is the hottest candidate for the 2004 county race

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    April 24, 2003

    Saint Pizzi

    Rundle, Milian, or Pizzi as state attorney in '04?

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    July 18, 2002

    God's Eye on the Sparrow

    Should 2700 little birds be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?

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    July 26, 2001

    Gotcha!

    U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart owes the FEC 30 grand for arrogant electioneering. Finally.

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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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    August 21, 1997

    Witness for the Prosecution

    Bruce Udolf spent seven years arguing public corruption cases for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami. A report from the front lines.

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    December 12, 1996

    The Last of the Indian Wars

    The fight may be about houses in the Everglades, but the battle is about Miccosukee independence by paula park

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    February 29, 1996

    Left Out

    When Everglades National Park chief Dick Ring held a feel-good camp-out in the Dry Tortugas, he really toasted some people's marshmallows

  • News

    March 30, 1995

    This Is Not the USA

    He thought he was just doing his job and playing by the rules. Then he learned that the rules are very different in the sovereign nation of the Miccosukee.

  • News

    December 22, 1994

    Old War, New Battle

    The Miccosukee Indians' desire to build new homes pits them, once again, against the federal government

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    July 6, 1994

    Larry Hawkins The Man Who Loved Women

    Vietnam left him paralyzed and in constant pain. But his female co-workers -- who have spent the past fifteen years fending off unwanted advances and inappropriate comments -- say his greatest handicaps are from the neck up.

  • News

    April 20, 1994

    Winning Wasn't Everything

    Jim Dougherty exposed insurance fraud for Lloyd's of London -- until they concluded the Miami Beach lawyer had overbilled them by millions. Now the U.S. attorney is involved and things have turned very ugly, indeed.

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    February 16, 1994
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    October 27, 1993

    Arrested...Convicted...Elected?

    Raul Martinez is facing ten years in prison for public corruption. Hialeah voters want him to be their mayor anyway. What a town!

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    September 29, 1993

    Daud Descending

    With prison just around the corner, Miami Beach's former golden boy looks back at the gravity of his corruption and broods on the sorrow of his fate

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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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    May 26, 1993

    Explosive Exclusive!

    Former Miami airline executive Ricardo Samitier, Sr. (not his penis-enlarging son, Ricardo, Jr.) was the would-be mad bomber who rattled the Washington Post

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    January 27, 1993

    Pistol Packin' Politicos

    It's a fair bet that your favorite Dade big shot is a sure shot, too

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    March 11, 1992

    The Rearranging of the Guard

    With Dexter Lehtinen and Diane Cossin out of the U.S. Attorney's Office, the public can look forward to unprecedented openness, right? No comment.

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    March 4, 1992
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    January 29, 1992
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