Subject:

Larry Hawkins

  • News

    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Red-Light Cameras Line the Pockets of Very Bad Boys

    A disgraced former Miami-Dade County commissioner and a Hialeah businessman once banned from getting county contracts are making big bucks off the red-light camera blitzkrieg in South Florida. Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions (ATS), which has installed red-light cameras in 22 cities in Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    County Commissioners Joe Martinez and Sally Heyman Want Red Light Cameras

    The great money maker for cash-strapped local governments​Looking for ways to screw taxpayers even more, county commissioners Joe Martinez and Sally Heyman want to introduce red light cameras for unincorporated Miami-Dade. Several cities, including Miami Beach, Hialeah and Miami Gardens, have alre ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 13, 2010
  • News

    August 3, 2000

    The Wimp

    Gary Dellapa's retirement from MIA comes not a moment too soon

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Ms. Miami-Dade.com

    Born and raised in poverty, Internet trailblazer-cum-civic activist Eve Smith is making headlines and big moves into new domains

  • News

    August 12, 1999
  • News

    April 1, 1999

    Born to Lose

    Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?

  • News

    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

  • News

    July 31, 1997
  • News

    July 3, 1997

    The Pirate of Black Point

    Investors say David Graham used this marina as collateral for a money-making scheme. Too bad it belongs to Dade County

  • News

    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

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    What's a Little Gunplay Among Friends? Part 2

    Insurance mogul Jose "Pepe" Alvarez might finally be booked for an alleged gun-waving incident last summer

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    The Dumping Ground

    When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    Why Recycle?

    It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.

  • News

    August 8, 1996
  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Home Truths

    After decades of living month to month in trailer parks, some South Dade migrant workers have found a permanent address

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    DeFede

    Friends (and Money) in High Places

  • News

    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

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Smeared for Takeoff

    American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story

  • News

    November 9, 1995
  • News

    October 12, 1995

    Going South

    Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.

  • News

    May 11, 1995

    Secrets and Sunshine

    One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?

  • News

    April 13, 1995
  • News

    April 13, 1995

    First Class All the Way

    You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.

  • News

    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?

  • News

    July 6, 1994
  • News

    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

    June 15, 1994
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    August 18, 1993
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    April 28, 1993

    Is This Any Way to Run an Airport?

    After years of flying first class, politicos and lobbyists are now having their baggage inspected -- by federal agents

  • News

    April 28, 1993

    Baseball Team Plays First Game

    Metro Movers down Marlins in county commissioners' debut

  • News

    March 10, 1993

    See Joey Run

    Six things you might want to consider before casting your vote for Joe Gersten

  • News

    October 7, 1992

    A Big Wind Blows A Hot Fire

    Two Metro-Dade fire department officials are demoted after the storm. They say it's because they're black.

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