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    October 15, 2014

    Adrian Wyllie, Libertarian Candidate for Governor, Wants to Fully Legalize Marijuana

    When Adrian Wyllie is elected the next governor of Florida, he's going to legalize all marijuana and have it regulated like alcohol. That's just one of a plethora of libertarian ideas from the Libertarian candidate, who is looking to take down establishment candidates Rick Scott and Charlie Crist. ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Rick Scott-Charlie Crist Debate Live Blog

    Hi. Hello. How are you? Ready for the debate between two candidates you're not all that fired up to see become our governor? No? Well, fear not. Because we here at New Times are gonna be blogging the shenanigans live from Broward College. We'll be bringing you every issue, and stance these two ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    Six Ways Rick Scott Has Screwed Florida

    Earlier this week, Rick Scott was called out on a couple of misleading campaign ads which claim that 300,000 Floridians have lost their insurance due to Obamacare. But Florida Blue, the insurance company at the center of one of the ads, says that this is not true. Scott, however, is standing by t ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    The Politely Evil Empire

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

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    December 26, 2013
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    December 19, 2013
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    February 21, 2013
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    February 21, 2013

    Rick Scott Now Supports Medicaid Expansion

    Rick Scott, GOPer champion of Defiance Toward All Things Obummercare was not, would not, could not, wouldn't, under any circumstances, implement Medicaid if he had anything to say about it. He said Medicaid wouldn't do anyone any good and even went so far as to give out botched math to prove his po ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    September 11, 2012

    Obama Rips the Miami Dolphins On Local Radio

    Barack Obama panders to no one! Especially not Dolphins fans because, well, that would be pretty stupid. Because they suck, you see. Obama made an appearance this morning on Pimp With A Limp DJ Laz on 106.7 FM where he did some campaigning. Because it's important to reach that Pimp With A Limp dem ... More >>

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    September 7, 2012

    Charlie Crist Goes Full Democrat at DNC (Still Isn't a Democrat)

    Remember when Charlie Crist used to be a Republican? Well Charlie Crist does. And he thinks it used to be pretty great. And then Barack Obama went and hugged him and got his government take over stank all over Crist and ruined a perfectly good Republican. Because of this treachery, the GOP brande ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    Bill Clinton Just Might Win Obama Florida

    In case you missed it, Bill Clinton had a few billion things to say last night during his DNC speech. The former president spoke for approximately 48 minutes (and might still be talking right now, so somebody better check). But it's all good, baby. Because America loves Bubba. He's become the ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    Allen West, Ted Deutsch Hosting Town Hall Events; Where's Debbie Wasserman Schultz? (UPDATE: She's here)

    Update, 4:28 p.m.: Heard back from Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz's spokeswoman; the post, which originally said she didn't have any events scheduled, has been changed to reflect the new info.Broward and Palm Beach residents will get a chance to talk to their congressional representatives next week. ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Everett Wilkinson Might Let Allen West Pulverize Him in District 18 Race

    ​One day after Martin County Sheriff Robert Crowder announced that he'd be running against Congressman Allen West in the newly drawn District 18's Republican primary, South Florida Tea Party Chairman Everett Wilkinson tweeted that he's "considering running" as well."Congressman West doesn't live i ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Patrick Murphy, the Hopeful Challenger to Rep. Allen West, Breaks $1 Million in Fundraising

    Patrick Murphy​The campaign of Democrat Patrick Murphy -- who hopes to take on Rep. Allen West in the 2012 election -- announced today that candidate Murphy has raised $1.1 million in his bid for the congressional seat.Murphy, who raised more money in the first two quarters than any other congress ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011
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    July 6, 2011

    Surprise! Rick Scott Also Had "Fatal Flaws" as a CEO

    Apparently, Scott has always been this scary.​"People close to Mr. Scott characterized his downfall in terms suitable for a Greek tragedy, portraying him as a brilliant and incisive businessman who was undone by his fatal flaws. Those flaws, they said, included an arrogance and aggressiveness that ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    Is Rick Scott Obama's Best Chance For Reelection?

    Those cool, amphibian eyes.​What a weird ride it's been for poor Rick Scott! He came into office with hardly any pretense, with his intentions as plainly visible as the veins in his scalp. But nobody noticed, and now everybody hates him.Which is bad news to the folks manning the bridge on the GOP ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Allen West Interview: Florida Tea Party Favorite Talks About Islam and Donald Trump (Part 3)

    ​New Times: You've shown a strong interest in Israel and Israeli politics. My understanding is that you do not favor the two-state solution. Allen West: You mean creation of a Palestinian state? When has there ever been a Palestinian state? Well, if you don't favor the two-state solution, do you ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011

    Protest at Allen West Town Hall: Ken Evans, "Scumbag"?

    ​There was an ugly scene at Allen West's town hall meeting at Calvary Chapel last night, when a small, peaceful premeeting protest morphed into a series of increasingly angry disruptions after West took the stage. The protesters in the meeting became especially tetchy when it became apparent that ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Jack Tobin: One Of A Kind

    Margate political powerhouse and consummate deal maker Jack Tobin, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, will be laid to rest Friday. He's remembered with near reverence by many who knew him, even those who also knew the rather unseemly nature of his long political career as a state legislator, Ma ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Sheriff Lamberti's Top Law Enforcement Official Resigns

    Broward Sheriff's Col. Rick Frey, who is in charge of all law enforcement operations under Sheriff Al Lamberti, announced his resignation today, BSO sources have confirmed. Frey, left, receiving an award​Frey is meeting with Lamberti and all division chiefs at 3:30 p.m. this afte ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009
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    July 22, 2008
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    July 10, 2008


    A half-kilo of blow, machine-gun blasts, and a millionaire chiropractor. Does this make sense?

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    June 26, 2008

    To Hug a Porcupine

    Three little boys set out to destroy the parents who loved them. This isn't how adoption is supposed to work.

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    May 8, 2008

    Mi Casa Is Not Tu Casa

    Protesters say illegals take our jobs, bring in leprosy, and, grrr, sell ice cream from bicycles

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    January 17, 2008
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    November 1, 2007

    Burned at Both Ends

    A background in hauling pot gives you the skills and chutzpah to become a Medicaid mogul

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    January 25, 2007

    Going to Plan T

    Obfuscation made things worse in North Broward hospitals, so the brass is trying the truth option

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    August 31, 2006

    The Fantastic Four

    In this primary season, these political superheroes really stand out.

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    April 2, 2006

    Sunshine State Finalists Are Here

    Thanks to our illustrious chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, here's an advance copy of the list: ALL MEDIA James Batten Award for Public Service -Sally Kestin, Megan O'Matz, Jon Burstein; South Florida Sun-Sentinel; FEMA: A Legacy of Waste -Craig Pittman, Matthew Waite; St. Pete ... More >>

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    March 18, 2004

    Cardiac Cronies

    Enough waste and mismanagement to make you blow a valve

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    March 4, 2004

    All the Governor's Men

    A sweetheart hospital district deal could land Jeb Bush in front of a grand jury

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    May 8, 2003

    Out with the Truth

    With his voting record at issue, why won't U.S. Congressman Mark Foley just say that he's gay?

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    December 5, 2002

    Indian War

    A Hollywood man has spent the past decade trying to pry open the Seminoles' accounting books -- without much success

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    February 28, 2002

    The Enforcer

    John Garon may be a partial quadriplegic, but he wields federal civil-rights lawsuits with consummate skill

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    April 13, 2000

    The Last Sanatorium

    When tuberculosis, one of mankind's most pernicious diseases, threatens public health, the patients are sent to A.G. Holley State Hospital

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    January 20, 2000

    No Exit

    In South Florida the new killing fields are filled with sick, depressed senior citizens who make self-inflicted death their final ally

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    October 21, 1999

    Maurie, We Hardly Know Ye

    Grant-writer Maurice Connell has become a well-paid institution in Hollywood. How? The politics of power and money.

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    October 14, 1999

    Burning Down the House

    After the closing of an apartment building for AIDS victims in Fort Lauderdale, the city's ability to oversee a multimillion-dollar, federally funded program is called into question

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    July 29, 1999

    The Doctor Will Sell You Now

    Supplied by Rexall Showcase of Boca Raton, doctors and other distributors are pitching alternative forms of medicine that may not work in ways that may not be legal

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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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    September 10, 1998

    The Dearly Departed

    Tax collectors and employees alike have decried Susan Telli's free-spending, power-hungry ways at Broward's Hospice Care. So why is she still in charge?

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    June 18, 1998

    Her High Hopes

    Councilwoman Judy Paul wants Davie to look like the Old West. Lobbyist Judy Stern is prodevelopment. Is the town big enough for the both of them?