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Awards

  • 2013 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists

    "Balloon Boy 2012"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published June 26, 2008

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published January 31, 2008

    "Simmer Down, Kids!"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published November 6, 2008

    "Mud in Your Eye"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published July 5, 2007

    "Kill My Wife. Please!"

2007 Stories by Deirdra Funcheon

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  • Duck, Duck, Shoot

    published December 27, 2007

    "Does the thought of seeing a dead duck make you queasy?" Lindsay Bruening asks. It's not an academic question. Bruening, a 25-year-old... More >>

  • High School Sexical

    published December 6, 2007

    Students in the drama program at Santaluces High School wanted attention — just not this kind. On his MySpace page, a current... More >>

  • Burned at Both Ends

    published November 1, 2007

    Detectives squinted at the abandoned station wagon they found in a remote patch of the Everglades. It had been shot up from both inside... More >>

  • The Odd Couple

    published October 25, 2007

    Stranger couples have formed musical partnerships in the past. Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson... Sting and that Moroccan guy; hell, nobody... More >>

  • Rx for Plunder

    published September 20, 2007

    On a crisp February morning in 2003, Dr. Evan Zimmer, dressed in jeans and a Hawaiian shirt, rolled up to work at the Oakland Community Health... More >>

  • C'mon, Get Happy

    published August 23, 2007

    Long after Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle made the comments that ignited the latest and strongest backlash against his mayoralty and long... More >>

  • In the Saddle

    published January 11, 2007

    By the time you graduate from college, you should know how to do a few important things… like sing your university’s fight song, do your... More >>

  • Art Therapy

    published March 29, 2007

    Do you ever feel that life has just gone downhill since kindergarten? Afternoon naps, recess, snack time… they’ve all been snatched away... More >>

  • Doctor G-Spot

    published July 12, 2007

    ¨Call Doctor G-Spot!¨ the announcer cries out on radio station Y-100, in an ad sandwiched between uptempo songs extolling the various... More >>

  • Kill My Wife. Please!

    published July 5, 2007

    It was such an innocent statement, with such a sinister meaning. "The weather's good here," Fred said. "I'm telling you, the weather's... More >>

  • Gambino Genes

    published May 10, 2007

    Christopher J. Gambino may not be a Mafioso, but he certainly looks the part: six-foot-one, with black hair graying at the temples and a gold... More >>

  • Hit Me With Your Breast Shot

    published February 1, 2007

    Ladies, prepare to go to the mat. Dan Aber pauses his video camera and leads two women wearing only baseball hats and G-strings into... More >>

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