Opa-locka Airport

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    January 28, 2014

    SNL's Miami Cop Sketch Was Perfect, Except for One Annoying Mistake

    Justin Bieber's Miami Beach arrest was all anyone was talking about over the weekend, so it was fitting it became fodder for Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Kenan Thompson came out as Frank Medina, the officer who arrested the Biebs. There were some great jokes about Miami, but there was just ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    Drum of Depleted Uranium Found at Opa-locka Airport

    Officials have evacuated parts of Opa-locka Airport after the discovery of an unsealed 55-gallon drum of depleted uranium was found on the premises. The drum was found near a DC-10 aircraft that was slated for demolition. Thankfully the radioactive discovery was made before the airplane was demolish ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    ESPN on Peyton Manning: "The Dolphins' Chances are Dwindling"

    ​Could Miami be too big of a market for Peyton Manning? ESPN's NFL Insider Adam Schefter, citing several "sources," says that the media frenzy that greeted Manning as he arrived in South Florida may have scared him off. Schefter suggests that like Jim Harbaugh and Jeff Fisher before him, Manning m ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Developers Bundling Money for Carlos Gimenez Too

    Carlos Gimenez ​A couple of blogs have been barking up a storm about certain real estate developers tied to dubious projects getting cozy with Julio Robaina, but Carlos Gimenez has his fair share as well. The donations reinforce the fact both candidates represent special interests and folks they w ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Lil Wayne Detained by DEA Agents at Opa-Locka Airport

    ​Part-time Miami resident Lil Wayne didn't exactly get the warmest homecoming when he flew into Opa-Locka Airport earlier this week. According to MTV, the rapper was detained by Drug Enforcement Agency agents as his plane was searched.

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    August 4, 2010

    Al Maloof Raises More Money Than Ron Book In Local Miami-Dade Races

    Bill CookeWhen it comes to campaign donations, Al Maloof drops it like it's hot.​Raising cash for county commission and school board races in Miami-Dade is like making it rain at the strip club. The more loot you fling, the more popular you are! As voters start going to the polls for early voting, ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    Cat killer strikes again. Victims speak. RIP Tommy the tuxedo cat. [CNN] Actual human beings are moving into condos in downtown. [Herald] A black-owned business at Opa-Locka airport was thousands of dollars behind in rent, so they were evicted. Now they're claiming racism. [CBS4] A group of South F ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008

    The Reporter and the Tranny

    He kissed her, um, him, and that was only the beginning.

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    February 1, 2007

    Super Brawls

    The kid produced a pocket knife and slashed his adversary on the arm

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    March 16, 2006

    Total the Recall

    Commish Natacha Seijas is still around. For now anyway.

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    October 13, 2005

    Miami: See It Like a Drug Dealer

    During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.

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    August 25, 2005

    Forever Missing, Part 4

    Donna Weaver's friends and family thought they were doing her a favor by keeping secrets about her husband

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    November 27, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of November 27, 2003

    Anarchists and baseball and parrots and jazz

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    At the Viral Front

    The continuing war on HIV/AIDS

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    January 16, 2003

    The Hard Lunch Bunch

    Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats

  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    Traffic Jam

    What is the Urban Latin sound?

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    August 15, 2002

    Teele’s (Or)Deal

    A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?

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    June 20, 2002

    Native Son

    Billy Hardemon has been running around Liberty City, and away from allegations of wrongdoing, forever

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    October 18, 2001

    Everybody Party, Nobody Pay

    You can't put a price on the people's culture

  • Music

    October 4, 2001


    From Carnival to Café Nostalgia, it's a time for release

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    May 31, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of May 31, 2001

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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 15, 2001

    What Spies Beneath

    Okay, so they really were spying for Cuba, but not in a bad way

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    February 1, 2001

    Cuban Missive Crisis

    For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them

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    December 14, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of December 14, 2000

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    November 23, 2000

    Collision Course

    On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.

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    October 5, 2000


    Miami's joyous Caribbean fete attracts hundreds of thousands of revelers each year. So why has it remained overlooked and underfunded? Let's put it this way: The event isn't held on Calle Ocho.

  • Calendar

    October 7, 1999

    Miami Gras

    Miami Carnival '99 Caribbean Mardi Gras

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    July 8, 1999

    We're Number Gun

    Miami's own Taurus International Firearms is taking aim at the competition

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    November 12, 1998

    Twice Exiled

    Bernardo Benes helped free hundreds of Cuban political prisoners twenty years ago. Hardliners in Miami hate him for it.

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    October 8, 1998
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    August 14, 1997

    Now Departing

    Two parts pragmatism and one part nostalgia keep Miami's last propeller-driven cargo planes skimming the skies

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    July 31, 1997
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    April 17, 1997

    The Fidel Fixation

    Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.

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    January 18, 1996

    The Graduate

    After ten years as city manager, Cesar Odio is still catching flak about his college education. Give the guy a break. Better yet, give him a diploma.

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    December 21, 1995


    Ever wanted to rub out every single insect in your home? Rent a tent!

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    March 2, 1995

    Potty Down

    Tenants in this Northwest Dade public housing project say they're tired of HUD's head games

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    June 15, 1994

    The Mysterious Mexican Gorilla Caper

    A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.

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    April 7, 1993

    Gorilla Warfare

    Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.

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    February 12, 1992
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    June 12, 1991
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    April 3, 1991