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  • News

    August 1, 2013
  • News

    July 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Marco Rubio Doesn't Care If You Lose Your Job Because of the Sequester, But Rick Scott Does

    Congress has until midnight tomorrow to avoid the threat of a sequester, and Florida's two most prominent Republicans seem to have different attitudes on the situation. Sen. Marco Rubio, oddly, doesn't think sequestration is ideal, but doesn't seem to mind it too much. He told Fox News this morning ... More >>

  • Film

    September 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Miami Beach Elects Florida's First Openly Gay State Legislator, David Richardson

    Until last night, Florida was the largest state in the union to have never elected an openly gay candidate to its state legislature. Yes, even Texans elected an openly gay representative all the way back in 1991.That changed last night as voters in Florida 113th House district, which encompasses par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    "Indestructible" Sandwiches and 7-Year Old Pork Chops: New Preservation Techniques

    ​Spam is the gold standard for food imperishability. The expiration date on cans says two years, but Phil Minerich, vice president of research at Hormel, claims they write that "To help the customer move it through. We don't want it to be sitting on the shelf for 12, 15 years."The canned meat prod ... More >>

  • Film

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Cold War Alert! Russian Subs Patrolling the Seas Around South Beach

    via Wikimedia CommonsMight need to get those signs out again, kids.​New York Times this morning and had a serious 1962 flashback.The Times reports today that two Akula-class Russian nuclear submarines are patrolling international waters just off the East Coast. Defense Department sources told the ... More >>

  • News

    February 5, 2009

    Armed Again

    Indicted Miami Beach weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli is still making millions of dollars from the U.S. government.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Contraband arms dealers in South Florida?

    Arms dealers in South Florida? Is this déjà vu all over again? We truly are America's Casablanca. The U.S. attorney in Miami just issued this release. Boy oh boychicle. First there was the South Beach party boy and his crappy weapons sold to the U.S. military and now this. War is immine ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Osamas Thug

    Jose Padilla is (a) a punk; (b) a terrorist in training; (c) an unwitting pawn for Uncle Sam and al-Qaeda; or (d) all of the above

  • Film

    February 16, 2006

    Blood Business

    Why We Fight probes America's passion for war

  • News

    December 30, 2004

    The Deadliest Day

    Florida's Seabee reservists went to Iraq to help, not fight. But they fought and died

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Unnatural Attractions

    What would draw sultry Latin films to chilly Canada? One huge festival

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    Flower Power

    Orchids tease, titillate their legions

  • News

    October 9, 2003

    The High Cost of Homeland Defense

    Thanks to generous taxpayers like you, Miami's top Coast Guard officer has a very swanky address

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    They Shoot Up Horses, Don't They?

    Owner Michael Gill and trainer Mark Shuman, exonerated by lab test, hit back

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    The Whole World Keeps Watching

    The BBC's man in Miami says the war for public opinion is as intense as the war for Baghdad

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Shadow Dwellers

    Is Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver a lying little weasel? Absolutely, absolutely.

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Revelation 19.63

    For nearly four decades the CIA has kept secret the identity of a Miami agent who may have known too much too early about Lee Harvey Oswald

  • News

    January 25, 2001


    Hip hip hooray. The Homestead airport is dead. For now, at least.

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Promises to Keep

    Bill Clinton has unfinished business in Homestead, a town he visited long ago but wouldn't recognize today

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    The Education of Shawn Lewis

    Lesson #1: Hard work and an aptitude for computers can make a young man rich. Lesson #2: Some rich young men take to South Beach like fish to water. Lesson #3: South Beach is the shark. A young man with money is the bait.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Perfect Scam

    For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Transmission Impossible

    TV Martí is costing you $25,000 per day. And it's been off the air for weeks.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Forcing Out HABDI

    One of South Florida's oldest families is nearing a come-from-behind victory in the battle for the Homestead Air Base

  • News

    March 4, 1999

    Full Metal Racket

    Attorney John Mattes led a crusade on behalf of lost commandos. Now he wants his millions.

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Miami Voice

    A new report confirms that Radio Mart' has become a mecca of shoddy reporting

  • News

    August 20, 1998

    He Made Dade

    Battling cancer, veteran pol Dante Fascell talks of war, Cuba, and a lifetime of putting Miami on the map

  • News

    June 6, 1996


    Friends (and Money) in High Places

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    For the Birds

    Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    One Hot Idea

    Bob Sherman blazes down the info highway in an endless search for towering infernos

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Buy-Buy Guantanamo!

    For an agency renowned for spending thousands on a single toilet seat, the Pentagon sure sells cheap

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Did You Sully That Gully?

    They're working to make Homestead Air Force Base pollution-free, but the military wants no part of the canal that flows from the base into Biscayne Bay

  • News

    July 20, 1995

    The Thrill of the Hunt

    Carlos Herrera leaped up from Hialeah, took aim, and got himself a beauty: Homestead Air Force Base

  • News

    May 5, 1993

    Inside Little Haiti

    From an island in the sea to an island in the heart of Miami

  • News

    July 3, 1991
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    February 13, 1991
  • News

    August 22, 1990

    Bent Out of Shape

    The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha

  • News

    July 4, 1990


    Balseros and their makeshift rafts have become as much a symbol of Cuban culture as lechon, arroz con frijoles, and the Havana spleef