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Miami New Times

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    April 10, 2014

    New Times Writer Terrence McCoy Wins Aronson Award

    Miami New Times has won a 2014 James Aronson Award for a story about a local man who has spent more than $85 million funding settlements in Israel. "Miami Beach Man's Millions Thwart Middle East Peace" was published this past March 28 and written by then-staff writer Terrence McCoy, who recently dep ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Lip Dub Mariah Carey, Spice Girls in New Bikini Video

    Continuing what's become something of a tradition, the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders are back lip synching for their lives, and this time they really, really, really wanna zigga-zag-ah. Yes, even though its the middle of spring 2014, the ladies have already shot their 2015 calendar at a resort in th ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    Marlins Fan Lost Wallet Opening Day, Gets It Back With $20 Inside

    If you lose your wallet in Miami, it's not uncommon never to get it back, and if you do, there might be a little something missing. Some people are not above taking a finder's fee. However, not everyone is terrible. A young fan who lost his wallet at Marlins Park opening day not only had it return ... More >>

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    April 8, 2014

    Topless Florida Woman Destroying McDonald's Caught on Video

    Clearly, Florida is a not a safe place for fast-food restaurants. Someone doing something crazy in a burger joint in the Sunshine State is about as frequent as summer afternoon rain, yet a woman in St. Petersburg has made an entry into the canon that is bound to become legendary. She somehow wound ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Jeb Bush Will Decide on Presidential Run By the End of the Year

    Miami is looking ever more likely to be the gravitational center of the GOP battle for 2016's Presidential race. Locally grown Sen. Marco Rubio has already promised to make a call within the next year about whether to toss his hat into the wide-open Republican field and now the man that may well be ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Alexandra Villoch Becomes Miami Herald's First Female President and Publisher

    The ceiling at Miami Herald's former headquarters isn't the only one being demolished. Alexandra Villoch has been named the new publisher and president of the Herald -- the first time a woman has ever held the position. With Mindy Marques Gonzalez as executive editor, the Herald becomes not only o ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Florida Bill Would Force Craft Breweries To Sell Their Beer To Distributors Then Buy it Back

    Florida's beer laws are already about as logical as David Samson's Survivor strategy. Thanks to the oversized influence of big money distributors, antiquated laws like one banning 64-ounce growlers (which are legal in 47 other states) stay on the books. Craft brewers have spent four years trying t ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Ultra Bacchanal

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    March 28, 2014

    Florida's New 75 MPH Speed Limits Are Closer To Becoming Reality

    Do you often find yourself cruising Miami's highways and thinking to yourself, "I really, truly wish that everyone on this road would drive even faster"? If so, you are a maniac probably bent on your own fiery death, and you are also in luck. Because Florida's legislature looks just about ready to ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    Police Bust Father-and-Son Drug Dealers Who Had 23 Guns

    Like many families in Miami, Nelson Valeriano Rodriguez and Nelson Angel Rodriguez were running a father and son business together. Thier's just happened to be a drug ring. Miami-Dade police busted the pair yesterday after receiving an anonymous tip.

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    March 19, 2014

    500 Alton: All the Details on South Beach's Proposed Tallest Building

    Because apparently Miami is always in desperate need of another gigantic skyscraper meant to house the 1 percent, developers Related and Crescent Heights have teamed up to bring a code-breaking new vision to a piece of primo South Beach real estate at 500 Alton Rd. Today they unveiled plans for what ... More >>

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    March 17, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Stop

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. To see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    February 25, 2014

    Get Ready For Another SoBe Trafficpocalypse: Westbound MacArthur Closed This Morning

    Hey South Beach drivers, still celebrating the news that the Alton Road construction might finish seven months early and give you reprieve from the exhaust-choked living hell you've endured driving to work for the last year? This morning should sober you up pretty quickly. For the second time in th ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Florida Woman Has Designed Make-Out Practice Pillows

    Well, considering it's so hard to meet anyone in Miami, one of these might come in handy for some of y'all. Yes, a Florida woman has designed "make-out practice pillows" for all your lonely late night needs.

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    February 12, 2014

    Can You Tell the Difference Between NFL Trash Talk and RuPaul's Drag Race Shade?

    Amidst the discussion of Michael Sam's coming out is this weird implication among certain NFL types and media personalities that the trash-talked filled pro locker rooms might be just too much to bear for a gay man. As if gay men can't take it or dish it out in equal measure. Have these people ever ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Florida Teacher Suspended for Making Students Study Lil Wayne Lyrics

    Catcher in the Rye, The Adventures of Huck Finn, The Carter IV. Guess which literary endeavor that includes some questionable language got a Florida teacher suspended after he taught it in class? Yeah, it was the Lil Wayne album. A Boynton Beach charter school placed a teacher on a three-day suspe ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Frozen Alligators and Meth Found in Florida Home

    Two cars in every garage, boiling Gatorade in every pot, frozen alligators in every freezer, and a bunch of meth within reach of your twin babies. Isn't that the Florida dream? Wait, no, excuse us -- nightmare. Three people were arrested in Polk County after deputies found a bunch of meth, a marij ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Miami Postal Truck Explodes on Julia Tuttle Causeway, Causes Massive Traffic Jam

    A Miami postal truck exploded on the eastbound Julia Tuttle Causeway this morning, causing a massive traffic jam that stretched back to the city. Responding officers declined to specify the cause of the explosion. "Was it a bomb?" one asked. "No, it was a fire." If that's all, it sure was an awful ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    Woman Penis-Slapped During Home Invasion Robbery

    A pair of Miami burglars added insult to injury during a bizarre home invasion turned sexual assault this morning. After forcing their way into a Brownsville house at gunpoint, one of the robbers proceeded to slap a helpless female victim in the face with his penis while demanding money. The robbe ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: MLK Day

    Today's photo comes from My Pink Soapbox's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    January 17, 2014

    Brownsville's Larrie Lovett II: A Religious Nut Who Should Burn in Hell

    Miami's kids won a pyrrhic victory yesterday. Larrie Lovett II pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ten months of probation for stealing more than $70,000 from the Children's Trust -- a teen anti-violence program -- and other charities. He spent the money he stole from those children on his Pembrok ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Miami-Dade Correction Officer Stabbed in Neck For Not Bumming a Cigarette

    Miami-Dade police are on the lookout for a nicotine-addicted neck stabber who attacked one of their own. Back on January 5 at about 6 a.m., a man walked up to Miami-Dade Department of Corrections officer Jorge Marbal in the area of 6215 SW 133rd Avenue. He asked the officer for a cigarette and spa ... More >>

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    January 13, 2014

    Florida Man Murdered for Texting Before Movie The Lone Survivor

    Tragically, Florida's reputation as a wayward state with hot-headed gun owners is going to stick with us into the new year. A man attending a screening of The Lone Survivor was shot and killed after he got into an argument over texting.

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    January 10, 2014

    Club Madonna, Where 13-Year-Old Allegedly Stripped, Is Miami's Worst Strip Club, Reviewers Say

    One of Miami's most recognizable strip clubs, perched along the heavily-touristed Washington Avenue, may also be one of its worst, reviewers from Yelp to Club Planet to Foursquare claim. Club Madonna shot into headlines earlier this week when Miami Beach police and the county's Human Trafficking Ta ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Lion on the Loose in Florida After Escaped Kangaroo Found Wednesday

    Florida already has alligators, panthers, and all sorts of crazy snakes. We don't need other continent's weird animals running lose. Yet we're only three days into 2014 and there's already been a rash of weird animal escapes in the state. On New Year's Day a kangaroo was found hopping through a Ce ... More >>

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    January 1, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Sailin' In to 2014

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    December 30, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Threes Company

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    December 23, 2013

    Florida Set Record for Gun Background Checks This Year

    More Floridians then ever went through the necessary background check to buy a firearm this year. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has conducted 823,653 background checks in 2013, toppling the previous record from last year of 797,610.

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    December 20, 2013

    Record 16 Percent of Florida's Manatee Population Died This Year

    Over 800 manatees have died this year in Florida waters; the highest number of deaths recorded since records were initiated back in the '70s. That's sixteen percent of the state's total population, and more than twice the number of manatees that died last year.

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    December 16, 2013

    Miami Man Caught With $160K of Pot Wrapped as Christmas Presents

    A Miami man was caught trying to bring a green Christmas up to the folks of Pennsylvania. Randy Jesus Valdivia, a 38-year-old resident of Surfside, wasn't driving a sleigh, but instead a 2014 Dodge Caravan. On Thursday afternoon, police pulled over the vehicle for displaying "criminal activity ind ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    Four Miami Beach Buildings Vandalized with "KKK" Symbols

    Four Miami Beach buildings were tagged with messages of hate last night, and two of those were associated with the city's Jewish community. Messages and symbols including "KKK," the anarchist symbol and bulls' eyes were scrawled in red paint.

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    November 26, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Celebrate

    Today's photo comes from Edin Chavez' Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    November 19, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Sword Dance

    Today's photo comes from Keylargo_diver's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    November 6, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Duff Man

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    November 5, 2013

    Jayvon Woolfork, Accused of Perpetrating Horrific Gang Rape, Has Chilling Facebook Photographs

    The crime is straight out of a nightmare. On Friday night, a 16-year-old South Broward High School student was lured to a friend's house on McKinley Street in Hollywood, where police say she was beaten by five teens, dragged by the hair, kicked and punched, and, finally, raped. In one of the most h ... More >>

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    November 5, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Under the Arch

    Today's photo comes from Evan's Studio's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    November 4, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Through the Lens

    Today's photo comes from Keylardo_diver's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    November 1, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Rush

    Today's photo comes form Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. To see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 30, 2013

    28 Monkeys Seized From Black Market Sales Ring in Miami

    If you look hard enough you'll be able to find just about anything for sale on Miami's black market, apparently, including monkeys. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced today that they've cracked down on an illegal business that was breeding and selling monkeys, and seiz ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Long Hair, Don't Care

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 22, 2013

    New York City's "Weed Fairy" Is From Miami

    Halloween came a little early for New Yorkers this season, or at the very least, some of them were given a second excuse to gorge on candy. Apparently, there's a "weed fairy," and she's using social media to spread a very chill message. On Friday, the internet lit up with news of a mysterious benef ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: For the Birds

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 18, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Patchy

    Today's photo comes from Evan's Studio's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 16, 2013

    Here's the Scarface and Seinfeld Mashup You Never Knew You Needed

    Everyone in Miami has theories about what happened after the closing credits of Scarface. Was Elvira pregnant? Did Tony somehow survive? Was it all a dream and then Elvira, Tony, Manolo, and Chi-Chi move to New York City, where they complained about everything and nothing and found odd, very particu ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Kick Flips

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 10, 2013

    A Dozen Riders Spent Three Hours Stuck on a Universal Orlando Roller Coaster Yesterday

    If your knees get shaky and your palms sweat every time you get near Orlando and catch a glimpse of a roller coaster from I-4, avoid this story like the express line to Space Mountain. Because a dozen visitors at Universal Orlando spent three hours yesterday living the ride-phobe's worst nightmare. ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Go Fish

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 8, 2013

    The Heat's New Intro Video Looks Like Torture Porn Filmed in Hell

    For the past few seasons, the Miami Heat has been known for elaborate intro videos played before games. Back when Dwyane Wade was the only star on the team, the videos looked ripped from the pages of GQ, with designer duds and flashy neon effects. But ever since LeBron James established himself as t ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    Walmart in Midtown Miami: Opponents Take Their Appeal to City Hall Tonight

    Tonight, critics will once again outline their opposition to Walmart's midtown Miami plans. And while the Planning, Zoning, and Appeals Board meeting won't be the last time the issue arises, it will likely be opponents' best shot to derail the big-box store's development project. It was the same bo ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    Health Insurance Marketplace Either Works Only on Internet Explorer or Not at All

    The Health Insurance Marketplace ostensibly opened yesterday. Beginning at midnight, Americans could create an account and shop for coverage plans that would go into effect at the beginning of next year. The operative word here being "ostensibly." Somehow the biggest hindrance to the rolling out of ... More >>

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