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Local Politics

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    July 25, 2002

    The Hialeah Gardens "Darkie" Problem

    Official city policy: Black people not welcome here

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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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    February 21, 2002

    The Art of War

    Rep. Carlos Lacasa adds a new chapter to the Sun Tzu classic, set in Miami-Dade County

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    January 31, 2002

    Introduction to Ethics

    Steve Shiver may not be familiar with the subject, but that's about to change

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    December 20, 2001

    A Public Servant Goes Public

    She ran her department like a pro, but she possessed one thing Alex Penelas and Steve Shiver couldn't tolerate: Integrity

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    November 15, 2001

    Bunker Mentality

    Merrett Stierheim and Alex Penelas square off during Hurricane Michelle

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    July 19, 2001

    Accounts Payable

    Steve Shiver has always been the kind of public official you can bank on

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    July 12, 2001

    The Fall Guy

    Meet Robert Nachlinger, the man Steve Shiver has reason to fear

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    May 3, 2001

    A New Political Complexion

    Come next week, the City of North Miami will be a very different place

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    May 3, 2001

    We Built This City

    Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?

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    April 26, 2001

    A Friend in Need

    Steve Shiver receives a letter of support from an old pal

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    March 29, 2001

    Don't Harm the Charm

    Residents of tiny Miami Springs are doing battle over their town's future

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    March 29, 2001

    Smooth Operator

    Personal financial embarrassments and allegations of sexual impropriety have done nothing to spoil Derrick Miller's political fortunes in Opa-locka

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    March 22, 2001

    Strike Three

    Don't be surprised if you see Steve Shiver's pants on fire -- that's what happens to people like him

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    February 15, 2001

    True Colors

    Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas

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    January 25, 2001

    The Manager's Many Friends

    One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top

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    August 31, 2000

    DeFede: Deconstructing Alex

    He billed himself as a reformer, but a close look at Alex Penelas's record reveals a politician more in tune with ambition than innovation

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    May 18, 2000

    The Return of Loco Joe

    Miami's mayoral meltdown has a long and nasty history

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    April 27, 2000

    DeFede

    Riding the Tiger

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    March 23, 2000

    DeFede

    A .22-Caliber Mayor with .357-Magnum Ambitions

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    October 28, 1999

    Not for Sale ... Exactly

    Mayoral hopeful Marty Shapiro bills himself as the anti-development candidate for Miami Beach. Problem is, he's not.

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    October 14, 1999

    Cybersleuth

    How a former FBI agent with a yen for computers became one of the most powerful men in Miami

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    September 2, 1999

    If the Suits Fit

    The mayor of Hialeah Gardens has a taste for vulgarity, revenge -- and for costing the city big bucks in legal fees

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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 29, 1999

    Homestead's Dirt

    In South Miami-Dade it's all in the land -- the earth, the profits, and the sweet deals

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    July 8, 1999

    Soaring Aspirations

    Joe Celestin might have lost his bid to become mayor of North Miami, but his campaign united South Florida's Haitians like nothing before

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    July 1, 1999
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    June 17, 1999

    Free Parking

    Mayor's staff finds a new protocol for corruption

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    May 6, 1999

    Small Town, Big Hell

    Election time in Sweetwater is just another pretext for this rancorous city to go nuts

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    February 18, 1999

    Public Park As Political Feud

    The paving of Amelia Earhart Park is all about a political vendetta

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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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    June 4, 1998

    Exposing the Color Line

    Once a paragon of tolerance, the city of South Miami has become a hotbed of hate

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    May 21, 1998

    Conflict in Clubland

    Streets lined with rowdies, fistfights, gunshots, cops in ski masks. Is this what an entertainment district is supposed to look like?

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    April 23, 1998

    He Did a Job on the Mob

    During the Forties and Fifties, Mel Richard fought organized crime's incursion into Miami Beach. He's still crusading.

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    April 9, 1998
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    April 2, 1998
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    March 26, 1998
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    March 12, 1998
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    January 29, 1998

    X Mayor

    Legal experts and insider politicos agree: Voter fraud will soon force Xavier Suarez from office. Then What?

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    January 1, 1998
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    December 4, 1997

    It's Lonely at the Top

    In the first weeks of his administration, Xavier Suarez isn't making many new friends, and he's not influencing many people either

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    October 30, 1997

    Elector Set

    No doubt about it, Raul Martinez is Hialeah's mayor-for-life. The question is: Can Herman Echevarria's Penelas-driven political machine succeed in killing him?

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    September 25, 1997
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    May 29, 1997

    The Hale-Bopp Amendment

    June 3 will either be doomsday for Miami Beach or just another opportunity for aspiring politicians to make political hay

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    May 1, 1997

    The Autocrat

    Some say Miami Beach's Jose Garca-Pedrosa is a strong city manager. Others tend to employ more colorful language.

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    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

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    March 20, 1997

    Extra! Read All About Me!

    An El Nuevo Herald reporter quits and becomes the political story in Hialeah

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    February 13, 1997
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    December 5, 1996

    Sergeant Up in Arms

    The hiring of the mysterious Zohar Lahav at $52,000 per year has critics of Miami Mayor Joe Carollo yelling foul

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    August 15, 1996

    Summons Like It Hot

    Animosity is all over Sweetwater like a not-so-cheap lawsuit

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