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Awards

  • 2007 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published August 10, 2006

    "Reef Madness"

  • 2006 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published December 15, 2005

    "The Littlest Felons"

  • 2006 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published December 15, 2005

    "The Littlest Felons"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 23, 2005

    "Attack of the Killer Weed"

  • 2006 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published September 15, 2005

    "The Bad Hands People"

  • 2006 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published September 15, 2005

    "The Bad Hands People"

  • 2006 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published July 28, 2005

    "Cybercreep"

2003 Stories by Wyatt Olson

Archives: 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
  • Gunfight at the Canine Corral

    published December 11, 2003

    Talk about stepping into deep doggy doo. Authorities are still trying to piece together exactly what happened at an alleged local drug hangout... More >>

  • United States of Jesus

    published November 27, 2003

    What a difference four years makes. In 1999, some Christian conservatives were so demoralized at having failed to remove Bill Clinton from... More >>

  • Manglers

    published November 6, 2003

    Dr. Death is sweating like hell. His tree-trunk legs are planted on the wrestling-ring mat as he peers over the edge at a ruddy-faced 16-year-old... More >>

  • Buyout Revisited

    published October 16, 2003

    The mainstream U.S. media gave George W. Bush virtual carte blanche during the first two years of his presidency, but now the glaze is peeling... More >>

  • Broward Shell Game

    published September 25, 2003

    For almost a year, the Broward State Attorney's Office investigated Broward County Supervisor of Elections Miriam Oliphant for violating the... More >>

  • The Matrix: Unloaded

    published September 11, 2003

    The tech bubble had not yet burst as Hank Asher strode up to the dais in early October 1999 at the Hyatt Regency in Fort Lauderdale. Ambition and... More >>

  • Catered to Death

    published August 7, 2003

    Dressed in a black Brooks Brothers suit, Michael Pecora strode into Signature Grand in Davie on Tuesday, April 29, as calm and affable as ever.... More >>

  • Still Steaming

    published July 24, 2003

    Jeannine Ross felt a familiar rage roil through her when she picked up the newspaper on Sunday a few weeks ago. The 36-year-old artist and... More >>

  • Marlin Madness

    published July 3, 2003

    I pray that no yearning, no passionate love of sea fishing or of angling may ever take possession of you, my young friends. -- Plato ... More >>

  • How Much Does Credibility Cost?

    published June 12, 2003

    In the journalism world, hawking goods is a sin approaching that of plagiarism. So when the New York Times reported in May that a Boca... More >>

  • Troubled Endings

    published May 22, 2003

    On a sunny Saturday morning in April, Barbara Rourke gazes toward the sea out her balcony windows. Her fourth-floor condominium on Ocean Boulevard... More >>

  • Out of Touch

    published April 24, 2003

    Emil Danciu says he smelled victory a year ago. He's slouched in his chair and looks a bit out of place seated in front of his daughter's office... More >>

  • Shakin' tha Foundation

    published April 24, 2003

    Haviken Hayes unloops dozens of cords and cables as he reassembles and reconnects his turntables and one-man sound system. He and his musical... More >>

  • Hollywood Goes Hollywood

    published March 13, 2003

    Rush-hour traffic is mounting around the Hollywood City Hall roundabout as Dennis Pellarin strolls from his office toward the west side of the... More >>

  • The Last Governor

    published February 27, 2003

    Back in January 2003, Jeb Bush dreamed of emptying out goverment buildings in Tallahassee. This commemorative scrapbook includes the greatest... More >>

  • Nothin' They Won't Do

    published February 13, 2003

    Of the hundreds of South Floridians who recently auditioned for CBS' Survivor at Fort Lauderdale's Swap Shop Circus, one seemed to set a... More >>

  • Gamblin' Men

    published January 30, 2003

    Wearing dark sunglasses that masked his eyes, Seminole Tribal Councilman David Cypress strolled to the witness stand in federal court in Fort... More >>

  • 'Tis Not the Season

    published January 2, 2003

    A year ago, shortly after Thanksgiving, readers of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel were treated to a photograph of the merry and hopeful... More >>

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