Subject:

Merrett Stierheim

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    January 3, 2008

    Pastor Targets Corruption

    Simon Graves wants to dunk crooked pols.

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    March 30, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of March 30, 2006

    “An up or down vote is all we ask”

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    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami

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    January 15, 2004

    A Deal to Dial For

    A tenacious entrepreneur and county commissioners are hung up on the repercussions of a prepaid phone card bid

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    June 5, 2003

    Beneath the Pink Underwear

    Water pollution is more serious than the WASD plan would have you believe

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    May 8, 2003

    Smaller Is Better

    The case for breaking up the grossly dysfunctional Miami-Dade County school district

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    April 24, 2003

    It's Broken, So Fix It

    Corrections department investigators want an investigation -- of their department

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    January 30, 2003

    A Friend Indeed

    Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon

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    August 15, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of August 15, 2002

    Miami: Foggy London town it ain't.

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    August 1, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of August 1, 2002

    Just because you can shake it doesn't mean you're a dancer.

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    July 18, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of July 18, 2002

    Read all about it: Republicans conspire to ruin public education!

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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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    December 6, 2001

    Now Entering Miriamville

    Miriam Alonso may be under criminal investigation but that hasn't distracted her from creating her own city

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    November 22, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 22, 2001

    The Great Art Debate, Part 2: This letter not intended for stupefied couch potatoes

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    November 15, 2001

    Bunker Mentality

    Merrett Stierheim and Alex Penelas square off during Hurricane Michelle

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    November 15, 2001

    Greed Stinks

    It smells like political cronyism, laced with a little Penelas and arsenic

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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 5, 2001

    Under New Management

    Steve Shiver demonstrates once again why he is not qualified to be county manager

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    March 8, 2001

    Cleared but Still Not Clean

    After being indicted Lee Martin went from public servant to public enemy. Then charges were dropped. What would be fair now?

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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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    January 25, 2001

    Dan Ricker Wants You!

    He's Miami's premier citizen advocate. He attends scads of boring meetings so you don't have to. He's on a mission. And he's going broke in the process.

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    December 7, 2000

    An Uneasy Alliance

    The real story behind Alex Penelas's secret dealings with Republicans

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    November 23, 2000

    Magic Primeval, Part 2

    On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival

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    August 17, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of August 17, 2000

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    August 3, 2000

    The Wimp

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

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    August 3, 2000

    The Cheat Is On

    The Heat continues its disgusting betrayal of public trust with a nifty assist from spineless county commissioners

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    June 22, 2000

    The Knight of Blight

    Miami developer Aristides Martinez once seemed an inner-city savior. Today he goes by another name: Slumlord.

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000
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    February 10, 2000

    Screwing up the Center

    Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle

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    October 7, 1999

    DeFede

    The Shadow King

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    September 16, 1999

    The Day Miami Stood Still

    January 1, 2000: County officials are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. What about you?

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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 1, 1999
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    June 17, 1999

    Free Parking

    Mayor's staff finds a new protocol for corruption

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    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?

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    March 11, 1999

    Hialeah Drops the Secession Bomb

    Using a bomb scare as partial pretext, Mayor Raul Martinez is pushing his city's secession from Miami-Dade County

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    January 14, 1999

    Port Whine

    Miami-Dade County's proposal to privatize public marinas has mariners up in arms

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    December 17, 1998
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    October 8, 1998

    Unsafe Harbor

    If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center

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    September 17, 1998
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    September 10, 1998

    In Need of Correction

    A new report finds that Miami-Dade jailers have low morale, high overtime pay, and laughable oversight

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    September 3, 1998

    Divine Right of Way

    Why is Miami's archbishop using a piece of waterfront public land as his own personal property? Because he can.

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    July 30, 1998
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    July 16, 1998
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    July 2, 1998

    Wheels of Fortune

    Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.

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    May 21, 1998
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    April 16, 1998

    Bringing the Mountain to Miami

    One man's vision for Watson Island: A 200-foot-high ski slope fully equipped with sleigh rides, a rain forest, and a hot new nightclub in the sky

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    November 7, 1996
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    October 31, 1996
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    October 10, 1990
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