Michael Putney

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    June 26, 2014

    Nan Rich Brings Grass-Roots Campaign for Governor to Lake Worth

    Nan Rich's relentless campaign for the Florida Democratic Party's nomination for governor touches down in welcoming territory tomorrow, the gay-friendly, multi-ethnic confines of Lake Worth, AKA "South Florida's Coolest City." See also: - Can Nan Rich Lead Democrats to Victory Over Rick Scott ? Th ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Ethics Complaint Filed Against Broward Sheriff Scott Israel

    It appears that Broward Sheriff Scott Israel has had an ethics complaint filed against him. According to Bob Norman, the complaint was filed by a former Broward Sheriff's Office commander over a five-day cruise to the Bahamas that Israel took his family on aboard a campaign donor's $35 million supe ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Bob Norman Headed to WPLG-Local 10

    This is a tough one to write, so I may as well get to the point.I've accepted a job at WPLG-TV (Channel 10) and will be starting there in a couple of weeks. The offer was pretty simple: Local 10 asked me if I wanted to bring my brand of journalism to the airwaves, and I accepted the challenge.& ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    One Blog, One Vote

    I'll be writing more about the infamous crusher handshake later, but a few people have asked me who I'm voting for (or would vote for if in a certain district). I got it a lot in the primary too. So I thought I'd go ahead and spit it out. Don't call these endorsements. I wo ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009
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    February 26, 2009

    Putney: Is Crist Just A Ditz?

    Michael Putney, one of the most veteran political observers working in South Florida, goes off the usual script in his Miami Herald column this week. He drops the professional and oh-so responsible WPLG-Channel 10 commentator mode and writes like a human being about Florida's odd gove ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Seiler Wants to Revive Light Rail Plan

    It looks like Fort Lauderdale Mayor Elect Jack Seiler is enjoying his honeymoon. Five days after routing three other candidates in the municipal elections, he paid a Sunday morning visit to This Week in South Florida on WPLG Local 10. An unpugnacious and downright avuncular Michael Putney asked Seil ... More >>

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    August 14, 2007
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    April 26, 2007
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    April 25, 2007
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    February 14, 2007

    Call Him The Death Master

    Frank Frazetta Broward County Circuit Judge Larry Seidlin seems to be on something of a power trip regarding his control over the (allegedly decaying) corpse of one Anna Nicole Smith. From today's Miami Herald article by Nikki Waller and Roberto Santiago on the court battle over the body: ------- ... More >>

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    November 13, 2006
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    November 12, 2006
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    November 8, 2006

    A Day Late ...

    In his Miami Herald column, Channel 10's Michael Putney nails the obscene nature of Charlie Crist's ad campaign: ----------------------------------------------- "The principal reason for my cynicism is the avalanche of fiendishly clever and monstrously misleading political ads we've been subjec ... More >>

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    July 3, 2006

    Killer Pool Drains Stalk Our Children! (Updated)

    In terms of the Sun-Sentinel's Help Team, there's good news and bad news. First the good news: The "Sun-Sentinel Watch" charticle (a mix between an article and chart that is all the rave at newspapers these days) was bumped off the Local front and onto 3B this morning. Apparently the editors have re ... More >>

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    August 25, 2005
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    May 12, 2005

    Best TV Station

    WPLG-TV (Channel 10)

  • Culture

    August 19, 2004

    Fascinating S.O.B.

    GableStage's portrayal of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo reveals an American original

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    October 24, 2002
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    October 10, 2002

    Treed Off

    A tree falls in the city and the Sentinel finally hears it

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    April 27, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

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