Scott Hiaasen

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    March 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    America, Broward Feels Your Pain (and Takes a Cut)

    Like any place else, Broward County has its share of conventional junkies, but our real addiction, it seems, is to the profits of the pain pill industry. If you have trouble wrangling a prescription in your home county or home state, Broward's the place to go.The first article in the Miami Herald's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2006

    Miami Herald: Best Paper In the Country?

    Laid up this morning with a cold from the bowels of mordor (yeah I'm a geek like that sometimes, and I didn't fail to see a little bit of the TNT hobbit-fest last weekend). Yesterday I was sneezing fistfuls of extremely watery snot all over the place. Last evening it moved stealthily from my sinus p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2006

    About Those Alleged Terrorists

    When you have a gang of disconnected, apparently inept stragglers who make international news because of a federal War on Terror bust, it's the duty of the press to look upon it with a critical and discerning eye. To investigate it to its core and reveal all of its intricacies and, should they exist ... More >>