Miriam Oliphant

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Last School Board Leak Cost Taxpayers Big

    Wild Art: Fox News-loving Republican Attorney General candidate Pam Bondi at the firing range‚ÄčThe apparently illegal leak of classified FBI information regarding Broward County School Board Member Phyllis Hope isn't the first time the school district has been caught in a political ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2009

    New Times Best Of Readers' Poll 2009

    For the dozen years we've been picking the best of Broward and Palm Beach and slapping it into one issue, we've asked our readers to vote blindly for your favorite local stuff. Yes, we tallied it fairly, throwing out repeat ballots by the same people and even issuing the occasional recount. But as f ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    Vote for Voting

    The Long March

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2008
  • News

    July 12, 2007

    Broward´s No-Love Triangle

    Judge Larry´s friends fall out

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006
  • News

    March 16, 2006

    The Naked Truth

    While the grunts take the heat, Sheriff Jenne and the rest of the BSO brass remain unscathed by Powertrac.

  • News

    September 15, 2005
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    January 20, 2005

    Brother's Keeper

    Miriam is only the beginning. Them boys in Tallahassee may bag some really big game.

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    Vote Interrupted

    Were the absentee ballots lost or stolen? Either way, it's a crime.

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Be Very Afraid

    Broward's elections office has been hijacked by Republican activists. Blame local Democrats.

  • News

    September 2, 2004


    Scraping Bottom

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    Darker Horses

    For Rodstrom and Dunlap, all's fair in local electoral politics

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Lobbyist- Lovin' Lori

    How cash-fueled politics and a grudge could cause another election fiasco

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Letters June 24-30, 2004

    A Journalistic Paragon of a Columnist

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    New Times' Hurricane Guide

    Read it before it's too late

  • Subtropical Life

    May 13, 2004

    Best Scandal

    North Broward Hospital District Readers' Choice: Miriam Oliphant

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Dirty Dozen

    Here are the 12 Broward-Palm Beach newsmakers who will make you blush

  • Subtropical Life

    May 15, 2003

    Best Political Gaffe

    Unopened Absentee Ballots

  • News

    April 24, 2003

    Out of Touch

    You press the screen. The machine tells you that your vote has been counted. But how can you be sure?

  • Music

    March 27, 2003

    Maintaining Radio Silence

    104.1-FM The Boss maintains radio silence

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    Dirty George and the War Pigs

    The president's war, his brother's fib, a black man's past, and Mayor Griffin's demise

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Letters for February 27, 2003

    The Oliphant in the Room

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Burn, Oliphant, Burn

    Listen up, lady; your attackers know whereof they speak

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Radio Silence

    Bandwidth takes to the airwaves -- and lives to tell the tale

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Letters for December 26, 2002

    Separating Whatís Equal

  • News

    November 21, 2002
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    November 14, 2002

    Letters for November 14, 2002

    F-A-Screw-You, New Times

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Felon Follies

    A problem that marred the 2000 ballot is back

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Hustling the Hood

    Does it matter to blacks which wealthy, middle-aged white guy is Florida's next governor?

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Walter's Lament

    The former deputy elections supervisor disappeared after Election Day. His boss made him do it.

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    Print and Politics

    The Broward Times delivers unconventional, often shrill journalism to an unsuspecting town

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    His Shot at the Sheriff

    Lionel Stewart is honest, idealistic, and experienced. He doesn't stand a chance against the Jenne political machine.

  • News

    July 13, 2000


    When Americans With Disabilities Act Out

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Incompetence 101

    An F in economics. That's what the Broward County school board earned when they rushed to fire construction firm Church and Tower, only to be sued for millions.

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    The Killing Fields

    For 24 years toxic soot from the Wingate dump rained down on Leola McCoy and her neighbors. She calls it environmental racism.