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Joe Carollo

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    April 18, 2013
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    October 11, 2012
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    August 30, 2012
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    July 9, 2012

    Ex-Commish Victor De Yurre Wants To Be A Judge After Controversial Political Career

    Among the placards lining the streets ahead of the August 14 elections, you might have noticed a blue-and-red poster with the name "De Yurre." If that rings a bell, there's a good reason: 59-year-old Victor De Yurre is the same guy who escaped a parade of investigations during his eight-year stint a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Michelle Spence-Jones and Willy Gort Prevail in Special Elections

    Today's special election to fill two vacant city commission seats resulted with two familiar names returning to City Hall. Voters in District 1 returned Willy Gort to office. He previously held the seat until 2001 when he made an unsuccesful bid at the Mayor's office. He raplces the man who suc ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    Xavier Suarez's Son Rolling in Campaign Dough

    Alex Izaguirre​ In this year's City of Miami elections, the theme is "Taking It Back to the Old School," considering Frank Carollo, brother of mercurial ex-Mayor Joe Carollo, is running for Joe Sanchez's seat. And then there is Francis Xavier Suarez, who  wants to replace Tomas Regalado on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Surprisingly, Right-Wing Radio Host Has His Facts Wrong

    You can tell information is factually accurate when the author prefaces his little article with a boast about how one time he called a Democratic congresswoman a "poverty pimp" to her face. Oh snap. He then blathers on, "If her constituents somehow became affluent -- in spite of her best efforts to ... More >>

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    March 26, 2008

    Miami is Clean???

    Last week Forbes magazine named Miami the cleanest city in America. Yeah, I scoffed too. And so did most people commenting on the Forbes.com article. The study gave the most weight to air pollution and ozone levels, followed by lesser factors like water quality and per-capita spending on cleanup ... More >>

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    August 9, 2007

    Give to the Rich, Take from the Poor

    After years of go-nowhere schemes, that's the plan for Watson Island

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    January 6, 2005

    Tow Head

    Junkie, jailbird, cat burglar, widow, bride, entrepreneur Laurie Lichtman keeps on truckin'.

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004

    BEST LOCAL POLITICIAN

    Miami Mayor Manny Diaz

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    May 13, 2004
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    December 26, 2002

    Fruit for Thought

    For 21 years, the King Mango Strut has been a countercultural rebuke to Miami political chicanery

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    July 11, 2002

    Mission Man

    Miami's Downtown commissioner is still fighting, and still hopeful of big change

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    May 30, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of May 30, 2002

    Best of this, best of that

  • City Life

    May 16, 2002

    BEST SMALL-TOWN PARADE

    Three Kings Parade

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    October 25, 2001

    New Face, Old Connections

    Miami mayoral candidate Manny Diaz may look like an outsider, but his political history places him squarely on the inside

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Right On!

    Music Fest Miami is a complicated mission, but maybe no one understands Miami like a politician

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    May 3, 2001

    Shake

    Tolerate this!

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    January 11, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of January 11, 2001

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    January 11, 2001

    Squeeze Play

    When an influential developer wants to cram a size-10 project on a size-4 parcel of waterfront land, who can he turn to for help? The ever-accommodating Miami City Commission, of course.

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    December 21, 2000

    Mullin

    The Marlins cut a deal, and once again the pathetic public doesn't have a clue what just blew by

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    December 14, 2000

    Professionalism in Politics

    With the whole world watching, Miami's destiny calls: It's time for leadership!

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    November 30, 2000

    Lots of Contention

    Quik Park's Hank Sopher has made a quick buck from garages and vacant lots. Now politicians are wondering if he's selling the public short.

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    November 23, 2000

    Packed, Stacked, and Hijacked

    How a citizens advisory board created to investigate illegal billboards became an industry support group

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    July 6, 2000

    To Serve and Protect

    And in the case of the Miami Police Department: To Lose

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    June 15, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000

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    June 1, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of June 1, 2000

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    May 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of May 18, 2000

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    May 4, 2000

    Kulchur

    You know you've got an image problem when ...

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    May 4, 2000

    Riptide

    Placards for the implacable

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    May 4, 2000

    Elian Made a Tough Guy Cry

    After Miami Police Chief William O'Brien retired, a lot of people were left misty-eyed

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    May 4, 2000

    Pocket the Difference

    Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals

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    April 27, 2000

    DeFede

    Riding the Tiger

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    March 23, 2000

    Mullin

    This Stadium Goes in This Park or Else!

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    March 16, 2000

    On the Block

    In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder

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    February 24, 2000

    Creative Nepotism

    How did Miami commission candidates spend their excess campaign funds? On family and friends, of course.

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    December 2, 1999

    Portrait of an Upset

    Johnny Winton used anti-incumbent backlash, new district boundaries, and plenty of cash to knock off J.L. Plummer

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    June 17, 1999

    Chairmen of the Outboard

    A 50-year-old Biscayne Bay institution builds a dock to the 21st Century

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    April 22, 1999
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    April 8, 1999

    A Historic Dip

    Witnesses to the segregated history of Virginia Beach tell a sorry but inspiring tale

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    August 13, 1998

    Politics and Spirits

    Miami city worker Caridad Rios swears she's never practiced Santera. Try telling that to the many politicians who befriend her -- or fear her.

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    July 30, 1998
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    July 30, 1998

    At Bayside, Ship Happens

    Miamarina wants the raucous La Rumba party boat out. Its owners are crying foul.

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    June 25, 1998

    The Don

    Adrift in Miami's fierce political maelstrom, Donald Warshaw is one cool customer

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    January 8, 1998

    Fraud Buster!

    Want to know what makes Miami's mayor really mad? Voter fraud, that's what.

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    November 7, 1996
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    October 31, 1996

    A Race About Race

    If Humberto Hernandez has it his way, Miami's only black commissioner, Rev. Richard Dunn, will be history

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    October 31, 1996

    The Stierheim Report

    An old pro is recruited to undertake a very disagreeable mission: Dig into the stinking mess at Miami City Hall. Here's what he found.

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    October 17, 1996

    Guess Who's Coming... to Dinner Key?

    Now playing: A fight over a prime piece of Miami bayfront property. Will the city fo Hollywood or choose a tamer role for the old boat yard?

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