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Awards

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ

    The Daily Pulp

  • 2011 - AAN AltWeekly Awards

    The Daily Pulp

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published November 27, 2008

    "The Lost Season"

  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published July 31, 2008

    "Stop Charlie"

  • 2008 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published June 21, 2007

    "Gang Tackled"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published June 21, 2007

    "Gang Tackled"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published March 8, 2007

    "Witness for the Defense"

  • 2008 - Salute to Excellence Awards/National Association of Black Journalists, published February 15, 2007

    "Dead End"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 17, 2006

    "Who Crowned Michael Brown?"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published October 5, 2006

    "A Politician Weeps"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 15, 2006

    "Mayor Al Has to Go, Bad"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published December 1, 2005

    "Spreading the Plame"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 11, 2005

    "Knight Riddance"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published September 29, 2005

    "Westside's Stories"

  • 2006 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published October 20, 2005

    "A Tragedy of Errors"

  • 2006 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published March 24, 2005

    "Cash Cow"

1998 Stories by Bob Norman

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  • A Marriage Cruz on the Rocks

    published December 17, 1998

    Picture this: Greek millionaire Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis sneaking into the home of his estranged girlfriend and mother of two of his children.... More >>

  • A Vehicle For Racism

    published December 10, 1998

    The two black men say they found the jokes repulsive and regarded the man who was telling them as a ridiculous racist, but they laughed anyway.... More >>

  • Inhospitable and in Denial

    published December 3, 1998

    The Frisbee soared over Eric Rebenkoff's head in the crowded park, landing some 30 yards behind him, in the shallow outfield of a nearby softball... More >>

  • The Reeducation of Ms. Kristin Jacobs

    published October 29, 1998

    With a month left before Election Day, Kristin Jacobs rode the elevator to the top floor of the white stone and stucco building at 888 SE Third... More >>

  • To the Victor Go the Spoiled Children

    published October 22, 1998

    Scott Cowan's dilemma was one most politicians could only wish to have. After winning his fifth consecutive term on the Broward County Commission... More >>

  • The Sheriff's Criminal Association

    published October 15, 1998

    Ken Jenne, the recently elected sheriff of Broward County, has never been a lawman. He's never gone through a law-enforcement academy, never... More >>

  • You Don't Have to Travel Like a Refugee

    published September 24, 1998

    Neil Townsend waited in Nassau, Bahamas, for the call from a woman he knew only as "Viola." Townsend, a young Jamaican man, didn't know her, but... More >>

  • The Dearly Departed

    published September 10, 1998

    Elizabeth Huizenga Buntrock sits in the cramped office behind her Las Olas Boulevard flower shop smoking Carlton cigarettes and answering... More >>

  • The Ministry of Half-Truth

    published August 20, 1998

    The image of a rather uncomfortable-looking Janet Folger was beamed by satellite from South Florida onto TV screens across the country. Her... More >>

  • Dangerous Liaisons

    published August 13, 1998

    After an hour of casting various ballots and failing to figure out a foolproof formula to fill the most powerful nonelected position in the city... More >>

  • Stepping From the Shadows

    published August 6, 1998

    It's a clear, sunny summer morning in a cul-de-sac in a middle-class section of Pompano Beach. Kids are quiet. Everybody is quiet, except the... More >>

  • Where There's a Wheelchair, There's a Way

    published July 16, 1998

    Fred Shotz keeps a tape measure in the bag dangling from the back of his wheelchair for precisely this kind of situation. The long-haired... More >>

  • A Bettor Way of Buying

    published July 9, 1998

    The City of Coconut Creek has battled the Seminole Tribe of Florida for months now, trying to gain some semblance of control over the tribe's... More >>

  • The Miniacis and the Mafiosi

    published July 2, 1998

    Depictions of the next monument to beach redevelopment are filed away in the city's planning and zoning department, but the towering resort, which... More >>

  • www.funnymoney.com

    published May 28, 1998

    Separated from his wife and daughter and holed up in a Deerfield Beach hotel room with two women he dispassionately refers to as "crack whores,"... More >>

  • The Double Life of Nick the Cop

    published May 21, 1998

    On prime-time national TV, John Nicholas, Jr. steps proudly out of his Palm Beach Sheriff's Office patrol car and helps Dateline NBC reporter... More >>

  • A Million-Dollar Blunder

    published May 21, 1998

    It took just three minutes for two city employees to make a dumb decision that will likely cost Fort Lauderdale's taxpayers more than $1... More >>

  • Paying the Race Card

    published April 23, 1998

    Norman Ganz didn't wait for an introduction before launching into an exasperated monologue on the phone. All he knew was that a news reporter was... More >>

  • The Hunger Artist

    published April 9, 1998

    When the phone hadn't sounded by 9 a.m., Gail Krasnow expected the worst. It was a practiced ritual, this daily phone call, born of a... More >>

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