In daily newspaper conference rooms across the state, editorial writers in shirts and ties or conservative dresses have been meeting every candidate for public office and carefully scrutinizing their records, all so they can offer readers a sober, reasoned recommendation about who deserves their vot ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke praises a longtime public servant. With the primary election set for August 26, there's a local politician who doesn't have to w ... More >>
The photo is reminiscent of a poster for The Sopranos. Three men dressed in natty suits with slicked-back hair saunter down a dimly lit, brick-paved alley. They leave little room to pass. It seems like they are intentionally blocking someone's path. The pretty boy on the left scrunches his face as i ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke makes a pitch for Miami's Charles Hadley Park. University of Miami running back Duke Johnson. Former NFL wide receiver Chad Joh ... More >>
Don't worry, Marc Sarnoff. We're just not all cut out for show business. The City of Miami's most frenetically incompetent commissioner -- he of the pop-up pedophile-thwarting parks, a personal arsenal of firearms, and lies about his family lineage -- noticed that South Florida is finally becoming ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreUncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Six days after his controversial endorsement of Julio Robaina, Luke issues the last word on his decision.The spin doctors a ... More >>
Will Julio Robaina live up to his word? History shows he hasn't.As soon as Luther Campbell made his endorsement of Julio Robaina for mayor official, I received text messages from a couple of Carlos Gimenez supporters asserting Uncle Luke had surely been bought off -- the same accusation our colum ... More >>
Two weeks ago, we reported about WLRN's plans to replace the retiring jazz man's show with a computer. The station explained the move as a financial one, a result of "the Great Recession." via visualfieldBut that was all before local listeners went primeval on management, protesting the move with ... More >>
The big legal battle over a little book has come to an end today. The U.S. Supreme Court decided it won't take up the case.The Miami-Dade County School Board removed Vamos a Cuba from library shelves in 2006 after a parent complained that the 32-page book for young readers portrayed a sunny descr ... More >>
Today the Miami-Dade County School Board voted to negotiate a buy-out of Rudy Crew's contract, but the embattled superintendent had already been planning his exit from our sunny shores for quite some time. It was only last year that Crew had put his name in for other top schools jobs, including the ... More >>
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Teachers union to school district: We demand higher health insurance costs. School district: Okay, boss. HMO to lobbyist: Thanks a million.
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From the issue of October 5-11, 2000
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The world according to public school board member Demetrio Perez includes exile philosophy, Elian propaganda, and old-Havana-school politics.
Brothers to the Rescue
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The school board may vote to name a school after a powerful union boss. That's politics, baby.
If the customs and legends of Loop Road seem strange, you probably don't live there
Folks don't know much about school board chairman Solomon Stinson, but they do know this: Don't cross him
True or False: The county's newest addition to public education was christened Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School because that's what taxpayers wanted
That thoughtful Diaz de la Portilla boy has found a way to help out voters. What a guy!