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Barry Epstein

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    November 6, 2009

    Morning Juice: Let's Try a News Round-Up Sans Rothstein

    ​Well, it's worth a try anyway. Here's what's going on in Broward and Palm Beach counties:The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the state for its failure to provide Floridian family with a quality education -- a point for which the Palm Beach County School District drop-out rat ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Picking Up the Pieces

      I haven't been a very good Pulp caretaker lately due to a long piece that is kicking my ass hard. This thing had me feeling like Tom Hulce at the end of Amadeus, only I was surrounded by a thousand times more papers and F. Murray Abraham wasn't there to help. Oh, and it wasn't a mas ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Dubious Port Tank Deal A Bernie Friedman Special?

    A county selection committee today chose a Brazillian firm called Cepemar Environmental Services to take over the tank field at Port Everglades. It's a big deal -- and already reeks of undue influence by a key lobbyist.      The firm, represented by lobbyist Bernie Friedma ... More >>

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    January 11, 2008
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    November 16, 2007
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    August 29, 2007
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    August 21, 2007
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    May 25, 2007
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    April 13, 2007
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    February 9, 2007

    Beat In Our Backyard

    The Anna Nicole Smith death coverage wasn't spectacular this morning. The front-page Sun-Sentinel article, which involved nine reporters, led this way: "Anna Nicole Smith's media-hyped journey of celebrity, marked by dubious successes and all-too-human tragedies, ended Thursday ..." So far, so g ... More >>

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    January 19, 2007
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    November 3, 2006
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    October 12, 2006
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    October 5, 2006

    It's Hard To Be A Pimp

    A few things: -- The South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is having a panel on blogging -- titled "The Incredible Blog" -- on the evening of October 19 at the Sun-Sentinel's Deerfield Beach office. I know this mainly because I'll be on the panel along with Politics1.c ... More >>

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    August 25, 2006

    Gangs and Politics

    Gotta check out this story in the Palm Beach Post by Stephanie Slater and Dianna Smith about a deadly war going on between two Haitian gangs. It all stems, apparently, from a small-time music label called Top 6 Records. The B-Town Boys, one of the groups involved in Top 6, are breaking out -- and th ... More >>

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    August 10, 2006
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    July 28, 2006

    Is Katherine Harris A Ruthless Soviet Dictator?

    Not much time this morning, so just a few South Florida media news gems to pass along: -- Scott Hiaasen's report on the continuing fallout of Arthur Teele Jr. A co-defendant in a criminal case is expected to go on trial soon and his lawyer, Richard Sharpstein, promises: "Even in death, we will vin ... More >>

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    July 6, 2006

    Ch-Ch-Changes

    I'm flying here because I'm on deadline and have family errands to run, but very quickly: Anthony Man is taking over as political writer at the Sun-Sentinel. He's packed up his bags in Palm Beach County and moved down to Broward. I've known about it for a while, but haven't had the time to do any ... More >>

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    June 30, 2006
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    June 2, 2006

    Hey Brother, Can You Spare 20 Grand?

    The Palm Beach Post was dominated today by the wrong tense. On the front page is a huge headline, "Property Values Have Risen An Average Of 21 Percent ... WHAT'S DRIVING THE SURGE?" The website headline: "PBC property values shoot up 21 percent." Apparently they didn't read their own story. At the t ... More >>

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    October 8, 1998

    Trinchi Warfare

    Despite ailing health, a dying constituency, and a shaky season for Democrats, politico Trinchi Trinchitella appears undiminished

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    May 28, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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