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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 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"

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

    "Spreading the Plame"

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

    "Knight Riddance"

1999 Stories by Bob Norman

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  • Gay Unfriendly

    published December 9, 1999

    It's one award bestowed on the city that you'll never hear Mayor Jim Naugle boasting about in his upcoming campaign speeches: Best Tourist... More >>

  • Swept Out to Sea

    published December 2, 1999

    I drank cool water from a clear plastic bottle and tried to get down some trail mix. It was probably 2:30 in the afternoon and I hadn't had... More >>

  • Disloyalty Is Job One

    published November 4, 1999

    Michael Maroone sits atop AutoNation, the largest automobile-retailing company in the world. When he's not starring in commercials with Dolphins... More >>

  • This School May Cause Cancer

    published October 28, 1999

    Bordered by plywood and chainlink fences and occupied by a large trailer, the heart of the Deerfield Beach Middle School campus might seem like a... More >>

  • A Bunker Mentality

    published October 7, 1999

    When a golfer pulls up to the Orangebrook Country Club in Hollywood, he can go first class for a buck. The dollar gives him access to the... More >>

  • One Nation, Divisible Under God

    published September 30, 1999

    Penned in 1892 by a socialist minister turned journalist named Francis Bellamy, the Pledge of Allegiance originally read: "I pledge allegiance to... More >>

  • Lady-Killer

    published September 23, 1999

    Last December 4 began as a typical day in the short life of Dawnia Hope Dacosta. By 10 a.m. that Friday, the 21-year-old choir singer was at... More >>

  • An Education in Double Dipping

    published September 9, 1999

    Who's the Broward teacher who works only about 18 weeks a year and doesn't teach but gets a $48,266 annual salary? Hint: He gets lots of paid... More >>

  • Juris (Not So) Prudence

    published August 19, 1999

    Movie producer Mike Dodsworth, with a voice full of native New York, talks at the speakerphone in his Pompano Beach film company headquarters,... More >>

  • Incompetence 101

    published August 12, 1999

    The construction firm of Church and Tower, founded by the late Cuban exile leader Jorge Mas Canosa, may as well have been branded with a scarlet... More >>

  • If God Gives You Lemons, Make Millions

    published July 16, 1999

    Billing itself as the largest dealer of exotic cars in the world, the Toy Store Group in Fort Lauderdale sells automotive dreams to wealthy and... More >>

  • Strong-Arm Mayor Veltri

    published July 16, 1999

    Former Plantation mayor Frank Veltri secretly ordered city staff to issue him checks for $44,000 worth of possibly illegal vacation and sick-leave... More >>

  • If God Gives You Lemons, Make Millions

    published July 15, 1999

    illing itself as the largest dealer of exotic cars in the world, the Toy Store Group in Fort Lauderdale sells automotive dreams to wealthy and... More >>

  • The King of Titles

    published July 1, 1999

    He calls himself a "DMV Specialist," but his clients call Randolph Williams "the Title Man." Williams' numerous customers hire him to obtain... More >>

  • Conflict of Interest 101

    published May 20, 1999

    By day Fran Klauber is the Broward County School Board's full-time intergovernmental affairs specialist, a job that pays her $57,896 a year to... More >>

  • Capitol Offenses

    published May 13, 1999

    Former Florida House Speaker Bolley "Bo" Johnson was portrayed by prosecutors in federal court last week as a crooked Florida politician profiting... More >>

  • Oldfella

    published May 6, 1999

    A giant white poodle named Gucci sits tall on a blue cabana chair on the porch, peering suspiciously through the sliding-glass door into the... More >>

  • The Culture War Continues

    published April 15, 1999

    It looks like Hamilton Forman, Broward County's chief political potentate, was right: His bill requiring that every elementary school student in... More >>

  • Frank's Plantation

    published April 1, 1999

    With a mentholated cough drop in his mouth, Frank Veltri sits at his old kitchen table in his old house in old Plantation. Beside him, on a table... More >>

  • Psycho Killer

    published March 18, 1999

    The defense attorney wants to put the young man in a mental institution. The prosecutor wants to put him in prison for life. The court is trying... More >>

  • Eulogy For a Shark

    published March 4, 1999

    The founder of the Circle of Sharks spoke of suicide. "I'm not going to prison," Rusty Feder said to me as he sat in the North Broward... More >>

  • Little Soldiers in the Culture War

    published February 18, 1999

    One of the lessons for today is obedience, and the first graders at the school inside the First Christian Church building in Fort Lauderdale sing... More >>

  • Feeding Frenzy

    published February 4, 1999

    Rusty Feder sits behind a steel-encased pane of soundproof glass, his deep blue eyes flashing. He says he hates living with 43 other guys on a... More >>

  • The FBI's Most Wanted Agent

    published January 14, 1999

    Aaron Sanchez, sitting in his office on the second floor of the Miami FBI office, ordered Supervisory Special Agent Jerry Sullivan to show him the... More >>

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