Mike Clary


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  • 3 months ago | Environmental

    Jason Gerrish gives no hint he feels any pressure. The March day is humid and slightly overcast, and more than 100 people are standing around in the woods of Moss Park in Orlando. Some in the crowd begin chanting, "Go, Jason, go," and Gerrish's an...

  • 7 months ago | Longform

    By day, they arrive on red double-deckers and luxury coaches, tourists from Tokyo, Toronto, and Teaneck who hit the streets of Little Havana hungry for a taste of Cuban Miami. Poking their heads into the shops and caf├ęs on Calle Ocho, they linger ...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    With winter here, these are the glory days in Everglades National Park. Cold fronts chase the mosquitoes, alligators congregate where visitors can easily see them, and, as if on cue, anhingas and herons preen and pose to accommodate anyone toting ...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Guards at the Miami-Dade County Jail would seem to have enough to think about, right? After all, they are charged with watching over some of the area's most dangerous criminals, as well as more than 300 mentally ill inmates, in what amounts to one...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Almost forgotten in the post-November 5th victory celebration by Jeb Bush and the Republican Party was one stinging election day defeat for the GOP: the passage of Amendment 11, which could throw a monkey wrench into the governor's plan to turn un...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Thugs known to bust on sight God bless my crazy life, La vida loca homie Livin that thug life. -- Tupac Shakur, "M.O.B." Loss of Innocence Nineteen-year-old Watson Chery knew the Eastside boys wanted to take him out. One Tuesday last spring he cam...

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