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Metro Commission

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    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

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    January 23, 1997

    Why Can't We All Just Get Paid $85,000 a Year?

    The Unity Council of Miami -- what a wonderful concept! Especially for Darryl Reaves, who collected most of the taxpayers' money that funded it.

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    August 15, 1996

    Rough Diamond

    A Cuban embezzler built it, anti-Batista guerrillas trained in it, Nicaraguan refugees lived in it, and Frank Robinson played baseball in it. Now somebody has to step to the plate and save Bobby Maduro Miami Stadium.

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    August 1, 1996

    Bad Wrap

    These three companies entomb suitcases in cellophane for travel, but that's nothing compared to what they do to each other

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    August 1, 1996

    Sic 'Em!

    Once again the indefatigable Dan Paul launches an attack on arrogant local officials, and once again he needs your help

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    July 25, 1996

    The King Who Would Be Mayor

    His platform is his life. His campaign manager is God. His goal is to be your mayor.

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    April 4, 1996

    The 11th Commandment

    The bumper stickers are everywhere. The banners can't be missed. Dade County is a veritable vision in Love Your Neighbor regalia. But is everyone out there really happy?

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    March 28, 1996
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    December 28, 1995

    Land of Opportunity

    Dade's property tax assessment appeals system features sloppy record-keeping, a lack of oversight -- and a whole lot of money for those who know how to ask for it

  • News

    December 28, 1995
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    October 5, 1995

    A Manatee, a Plan, a Canal . . .

    Six years in the works and still controversial: Dade environmental officials submit their manatee-protection proposal

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    August 17, 1995

    Man Bites Dog Owner

    Rabies didn't kill his faithful pooch, but Dade's rabies-vaccine enforcement chief was an early the death of pet owner Randy Natalino

  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Dialing Your Dollars

    You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.

  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Barring Inquiry

    Federal agents probe a local neighborhood's recent vote to install barricades and guardhouses

  • News

    March 30, 1995

    Sick Figures

    Funding cuts, allegations of fraud, and a marriage gone sour: La Liga Contra SIDA falls on hard times

  • News

    March 9, 1995

    Asbestos 101: A Review

    Okay, class, when your client complains about the quality of your work, should you sue for an extra $13 million? Anyone? You, in the back?

  • News

    September 21, 1994

    Car 34, Where Are You?

    The Case of the Invisible Candidate takes on a few astounding convolutions

  • News

    September 14, 1994

    Burke Besieged

    The Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Bar. Maybe the FBI, too. For a man who won automatic re-election, Metro Commissioner James Burke seems to have a lot of explaining to do.

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    Odor in the Court

    By state law, judges get elected just like politicians -- a system so idiotic it's criminal. Will somebody please reproach the bench?

  • News

    July 26, 1994

    Bold MacDonald

    The fight to end homelessness has moved to the boardrooms -- and Donna MacDonald, brash and outspoken, is having trouble finding a way in

  • News

    July 13, 1994

    Poor Relations

    The Dade Community Relations Board doesn't and isn't very good at relations, either

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    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

    January 26, 1994

    Power to the Parish

    Father Jose Luis Menendez of Wynwood takes the church to the people and the people to the streets

  • News

    December 15, 1993

    A Fan's Notes

    Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.

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    September 29, 1993
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    March 10, 1993

    See Joey Run

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

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    January 13, 1993

    From The Back of the Bus to the Driver's Seat

    Miami's black community finally gets an honest shot at the county commission, and the scramble among candidates is on

  • News

    January 15, 1992
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    September 18, 1991

    The Art is the Matter

    The curtain rises on Act II of the Dade Performing Arts Center Story. Is this a comedy or a tragedy? Depends on who you ask.

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    May 22, 1991
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    April 3, 1991
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