We all know the Rick Scott administration isn't big on creating new government programs, but Scott's former chief of staff, Mike Prendergast, who now heads the state Department of Veterans Affairs, wants to institute a Florida Veterans Hall of Fame. Scott signed off on a bill authorizing the crea ... More >>
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland.
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New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
via Flicker ccArmy veteran Juan Rivera has been asking some painful questions lately: "How long do I have to live? What do I do now? And gow could this happen?"The hardworking 55-year-old long-haul truck driver -- who served his country for 13 years -- just discovered he has HIV. He contracted ... More >>