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Awards

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

    "Balloon Boy 2012"

  • 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"

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

    "To Hug a Porcupine"

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

    "Kill My Wife. Please!"

2009 Stories by Deirdra Funcheon

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  • Golf Course Developers Unworried About Honduras Coup

    published Jul 07, 2009

    Pete Dye has modestly dismissed his own career as "digging up other people's property," but in truth, he elevated the act of golf course design from a mere landscaping job into an art form.  When... More >>

  • Golf Course Developers Unworried About Honduras Coup

    published Jul 07, 2009

    Pete Dye has modestly dismissed his own career as "digging up other people's property," but in truth, he elevated the act of golf course design from a mere landscaping job into an art form.  When... More >>

  • Golf Course Developers Unworried About Honduras Coup

    published Jul 07, 2009

    Pete Dye has modestly dismissed his own career as "digging up other people's property," but in truth, he elevated the act of golf course design from a mere landscaping job into an art form.  When... More >>

  • West Palm, Miami Lose "Sweatiest City" Honor to Phoenix

    published Jul 01, 2009

    In an unabashed marketing ploy, the makers of Old Spice deodorant have ranked the Top 20 All-Time Sweatiest Cities.  Phoenix took the top spot, Miami came in at number 7, and West Palm Beach plac... More >>

  • West Palm, Miami Lose "Sweatiest City" Honor to Phoenix

    published Jul 01, 2009

    In an unabashed marketing ploy, the makers of Old Spice deodorant have ranked the Top 20 All-Time Sweatiest Cities.  Phoenix took the top spot, Miami came in at number 7, and West Palm Beach plac... More >>

  • West Palm, Miami Lose "Sweatiest City" Honor to Phoenix

    published Jul 01, 2009

    In an unabashed marketing ploy, the makers of Old Spice deodorant have ranked the Top 20 All-Time Sweatiest Cities.  Phoenix took the top spot, Miami came in at number 7, and West Palm Beach plac... More >>

  • Greenpeace Attacks Publix, Winn-Dixie

    published Jun 30, 2009

    The website for Publix supermarkets states, "There are plenty of fish in the sea, but not all of them are good enough for Publix." According to the environmental organization Greenpeace, that statemen... More >>

  • Greenpeace Attacks Publix, Winn-Dixie

    published Jun 30, 2009

    The website for Publix supermarkets states, "There are plenty of fish in the sea, but not all of them are good enough for Publix." According to the environmental organization Greenpeace, that statemen... More >>

  • Greenpeace Attacks Publix, Winn-Dixie

    published Jun 30, 2009

    The website for Publix supermarkets states, "There are plenty of fish in the sea, but not all of them are good enough for Publix." According to the environmental organization Greenpeace, that statemen... More >>

  • Dodgers/Marlins Pitcher a Major-League Moocher?

    published Jun 30, 2009

    Ronald Belisario was just 16 years old when he was signed to the Florida Marlins in 1999. The right-handed pitcher from Venezuela worked his way through baseball's farm teams, missing the 2005 and ... More >>

  • Dodgers/Marlins Pitcher a Major-League Moocher?

    published Jun 30, 2009

    Ronald Belisario was just 16 years old when he was signed to the Florida Marlins in 1999. The right-handed pitcher from Venezuela worked his way through baseball's farm teams, missing the 2005 and ... More >>

  • Dodgers/Marlins Pitcher a Major-League Moocher?

    published Jun 30, 2009

    Ronald Belisario was just 16 years old when he was signed to the Florida Marlins in 1999. The right-handed pitcher from Venezuela worked his way through baseball's farm teams, missing the 2005 and ... More >>

  • Obama's Listening Tour Comes to Broward Monday

    published Jun 19, 2009

    Sure, President Obama's ears are big, but he's got a helluva lot of people competing for their attention. If you have a message you hope will make its way to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., your best bet may ... More >>

  • Obama's Listening Tour Comes to Broward Monday

    published Jun 19, 2009

    Sure, President Obama's ears are big, but he's got a helluva lot of people competing for their attention. If you have a message you hope will make its way to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., your best bet may ... More >>

  • Obama's Listening Tour Comes to Broward Monday

    published Jun 19, 2009

    Sure, President Obama's ears are big, but he's got a helluva lot of people competing for their attention. If you have a message you hope will make its way to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., your best bet may ... More >>

  • You're Invited! Environmentalist on Trial for Chaining Herself to Tree

    published Jun 18, 2009

    Courtrooms can be such staid places -- so we love it when people treat judicial proceedings as interactive theater events. This January, an environmental activist named Stevie Lowe went to the site of... More >>

  • You're Invited! Environmentalist on Trial for Chaining Herself to Tree

    published Jun 18, 2009

    Courtrooms can be such staid places -- so we love it when people treat judicial proceedings as interactive theater events. This January, an environmental activist named Stevie Lowe went to the site of... More >>

  • You're Invited! Environmentalist on Trial for Chaining Herself to Tree

    published Jun 18, 2009

    Courtrooms can be such staid places -- so we love it when people treat judicial proceedings as interactive theater events. This January, an environmental activist named Stevie Lowe went to the site of... More >>

  • 26-Year-Old Miami Filmmaker Hits the Big Time

    published Jun 16, 2009

    26-year-old Miami wunderkind Lee Cipolla called The Juice from Los Angeles, where he recently sold two of his independently made films to Grindstone Entertainment, with DVD distribution by Lionsgate ... More >>

  • 26-Year-Old Miami Filmmaker Hits the Big Time

    published Jun 16, 2009

    26-year-old Miami wunderkind Lee Cipolla called The Juice from Los Angeles, where he recently sold two of his independently made films to Grindstone Entertainment, with DVD distribution by Lionsgate ... More >>

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    26-Year-Old Miami Filmmaker Hits the Big Time

    published Jun 16, 2009

    26-year-old Miami wunderkind Lee Cipolla called The Juice from Los Angeles, where he recently sold two of his independently made films to Grindstone Entertainment, with DVD distribution by Lionsgate ... More >>

  • Broward Man Extradited to Philippines

    published Jun 04, 2009

    It's possible that you bought a house from Cezar Mancao, who from the outside seemed a nice, normal Filipino immigrant making a living in real estate in Broward County. Turns out that despite Mancao's... More >>

  • Abused Kids Get $10 Million From State

    published Jun 04, 2009

    Last year, I wrote a feature story about three little boys who had been horribly abused in the state foster care system. They were eventually placed with an adoptive family -- but the Department of Ch... More >>

  • Abused Kids Get $10 Million From State

    published Jun 04, 2009

    Last year, I wrote a feature story about three little boys who had been horribly abused in the state foster care system. They were eventually placed with an adoptive family -- but the Department of Ch... More >>

  • Susan Stanton Adjusts to Life as Lake Worth City Manager

    published May 15, 2009

    Initially, we called new Lake Worth city manager Susan Stanton to ask about rumors -- reported on LakeWorthMedia.com -- that a city engineer named Andres Reyes was forced to resign for insubordination... More >>

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