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UFOs Spotted in Downtown Fort Lauderdale Last Week (Video)

Like all epic stories, we found this one while talking to someone at a bar. In fact, it was Taco Tuesday at Miami's Wood Tavern. We were four tacos and two beers deep when I asked him if he'd seen anything particularly newsworthy recently.

"I saw a UFO the other day," this guy told me. "I have a video of it."

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Jess Swanson is a staff writer at New Times. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami’s School of Communication and wrote briefly for the student newspaper until realizing her true calling: pissing off fraternity brothers by reporting about their parties on her crime blog. Especially gifted in jumping rope and solving Rubik’s cubes, she also holds the title for longest stint as an unpaid intern in New Times history. She left the Magic City for New York to earn her master’s degree from Columbia University School of Journalism, where she spent a year profiling circumcised men who were trying to regrow their foreskins for a story that ultimately won the John Horgan Award for Critical Science Journalism. Terrified by pizza rats and arctic temperatures, she quickly returned to her natural habitat.
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