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  • News

    January 30, 2014

    The Politely Evil Empire

    How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Crude Right-Wing Blogger Jack Furnari Leers at Tax Collector Anne Gannon

    The fratboy thug mentality runs deep on the political right, from the acned James O'Keefe to the buffoonish, belligerent Andrew Breitbart (may he rot in hell). Boca Raton conservative activist Jack Furnari is cut from the same crude cloth. Just yesterday, for instance, Furnari made an ass of himsel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Of 50 "Worst Charities," 11 Are in Florida

    Florida may be one of the most generous states when it comes to giving, but the Sunshine State also happens to have the worst charities in the nation. According to a yearlong investigation by the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting, Florida has 11 of the 50 worst charities i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Twinkie Resurrection: Snacks Should Return in July

    When Hostess Brands declared bankruptcy and shut down all operations in November 2012, a collective tear was shed by the millions of children and adults who loved the company's snack cakes. Almost immediately, there was a run on Twinkies, HoHo's, and Cupcakes as people hoarded the treats to save an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Kravis Center Breaks Law, Screws Workers, Stiffs Patrons

    Pretty goddamned embarrassing when Palm Beach County's premier performing arts showcase chooses to break the law with impunity rather than do right by its employees. But for 12 years now Palm Beach's Kravis Center has engaged in an illegal campaign of union busting that's simmered like a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Kendrick Meek Coming to Broward Tomorrow to Collect a New Endorsement

    U.S. Senate candidate Congressman Kendrick Meek of Miami will be coming to Pompano Beach tomorrow morning to snag another labor endorsement.The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO, with offices on South Andrews Boulevard, will officially back Meek's bid for the Democratic nomi ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007
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    June 7, 2006
  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Letters 04.15.04

    We are family:

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    Taking Stock of Bob Graham

    The South Florida senator and presidential candidate wheels and doodles

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Queen of the Recount

    Carol Roberts may not beat Clay Shaw, but don't count her out

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Minority Madness

    Wisecracking Democrats in Tallahassee were steamrollered during the presidential contest. But they didn't take it lying down.

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Stage Fright

    Musicians of the Florida Philharmonic were none too pleased by the settlement of this fall's strike

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Boxer Rebellion

    Union ringleaders hope to rally pugilists to fight for their rights

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    July 9, 1998
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    July 2, 1998
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