Dorrin Rolle

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    October 28, 2010

    Steve Marin Is A Big Winner In 2010 Elections

    ​As the 2010 election cycle winds down in the next six days, Banana Republican would like to congratulate lobbyist and campaign consultant Steve Marin for pulling in the big bucks. And if any of his candidates still vying for an elected seat win On November 2, we can only imagine he will solidify ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Barack Obama Street Coming to Liberty City?

    broadwayproductioninc.comCuthbert Harewood shows off his vision for Liberty City, including Barack Obama Street​Cuthbert Harewood has a dream -- a dream that one day even the neighborhood of Liberty City, sweltering with the heat of violence and poverty, will be transformed into an oasis of peace ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Miami Herald Recommends Two Deadbeats for Elected Office

    The Miami Herald recommends the fiscally irresponsible duo, Joe Celestin and Kevin Burns​With the primary election six days away, undecided voters usually turn to the Miami Herald's editorial board to help them decide who is the best candidate for the job. Unfortunately, Miami's only daily failed ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010
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    October 29, 2009

    Kendrick Meek Should Be Worried About Dennis Stackhouse

    Alex Izaguirre​ Congressman Kendrick Meek better keep a close eye on what happens to Dennis Stackhouse, the Boston developer who's been criminally charged on multiple counts of grand theft and organized scheme to defraud. Local law enforcement officials accuse Stackhouse of stealing $942,000 set a ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    Pastor Spann Jail-Bound?

    Jacqueline Carini​We here at New Times love Pastor Vincent Spann, drill sergeant of a Liberty City recovering-addict boot camp and subject of our January feature story "Holy Hustler."  For all of his shortcomings -- most notably an allergic distaste for paying his bills -- he seems to be a tr ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Meet Antonio Junior, But Don't Call Him a Bagman

    Alex IzaguirreWell, at least Antonio Junior can take solace in knowing he made a killing as a minority partner in several deals involving Miami-Dade taxpayer money. And even though he ratted out his political godmother -- ex-county Commissioner Barbara Carey-Shuler -- and some of his other poli ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009

    Black Vs. White - Miami Remains The Same

    Alex Izaguirre Just got back from the Spence-Jones Vindication Show in Overtown. The thunderstorms had just subsided outside the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 301 NW 9th Street. But inside Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones' angry voice boomed throughout the cavernous assembly hall. She was ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Pastor Spann's Master Plan

    A cool million gets the Julia Tuttle Bridge sex offenders a new home.

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    March 13, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of March 13, 2008

    "Miami-Dade County government is badly in need of a federal enema."

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    March 6, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of March 6, 2008

    "She can try out for American Idol as a reporter."

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    February 28, 2008

    Payday Mayday

    While its owner lives the high life, a county contractor stiffs its employees.

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    February 14, 2008

    Rappers' Slight

    Flo Rida and Missy Elliott at Sunset Place?

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    December 13, 2007

    And the Band Played On

    South Florida Impeachment Coaliton stages a sit-in at U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's office.

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    January 30, 2007
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    August 31, 2006

    Thrilla in the Hood

    Miami New Times recommends

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    August 10, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of August 10, 2006

    "The victims will never get justice"

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    September 16, 2004

    The Bitch

    The Bell Tolls For Spree

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    July 1, 2004

    Two in the Bush

    Purloined pigeons and a rooster identity crisis

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    February 26, 2004

    The Fire This Time

    As the insurgents who have seized power in northern Haiti vow to storm the capital, Haitian Americans in Miami voice passionate, disparate opinions

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    March 20, 2003

    Welcome to the Brawl

    Thanks to rabble-rouser Michael Kosnitzky, the county's Public Health Trust will never be the same

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    January 9, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of January 9, 2003

    My life as a punk, continued

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    December 26, 2002

    The 24-7 Man

    Commissioner Dorrin Rolle feels threatened. So he's constantly guarded.

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    October 31, 2002

    The Political Dance

    What do Hillary Clinton, Bob Graham, and Dorrin Rolle have in common? They're all wooing helpful partners

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    June 13, 2002

    The Thick Blue Line

    Max Rameau switches gears on how to get a civilian investigative panel focused on county cops

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    May 23, 2002

    A Man in Fool

    Free cops for your next event? Dorrin Rolle says yes.

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    May 23, 2002

    The Hot Seat

    Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble

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    February 7, 2002

    A Wasted Life

    Will Eddie Lee Macklin accomplish more in death than he did in life? Don't count on it.

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    July 5, 2001

    Our Lady of the Projects

    Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes

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    November 23, 2000

    Collision Course

    On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.

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    August 10, 2000

    That's Rich

    Wanna know how county commissioners earn their keep? Don't bother checking financial disclosure forms.

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    July 13, 2000

    A Fine Mess

    Miami-Dade's election workers are overworked, underpaid, and years behind

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    April 13, 2000

    You Have Mail!

    In response to Alex Penelas's inflammatory Elian speech, hundreds of citizens labeled him a demagogue, a coward, and a traitor. And those are just the epithets we can print.

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    August 19, 1999

    Mission Impossible

    An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.

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    July 23, 1998

    Don't Call Me a Lobbyist!

    Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract