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Daily Archives : February 21, 2019

Roger Stone Admits Extensive Ties to Extremist Group Florida Proud Boys in Court

Roger Stone today is sitting in a D.C. federal court begging a judge not to crack down on him for being, well, Roger Stone. The Fort Lauderdale resident was arrested last month as part of Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged…

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This Marlins pitcher has overcome these personal and professional hurdles to be here

The path to the majors for most players follows the same trajectory. They work their way up through the minors before landing on the big stage. Nick Anderson’s journey, though, has been anything but typical. The 28-year-old pitcher spent three…

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These players Miami Dolphins are discussing in team’s plans. These they’re not, probably aren’t

These have been busy days for the Miami Dolphins — putting together a new playbook on offense, defense and special teams, evaluating the current roster, evaluating some players in free agency, evaluating players for the draft. So the work has…

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Roger Stone Threatened Political Violence and Civil War Prior to Instagram Post Aimed at Judge

As Roger Stone heads to court today to defend an apparent threat he aimed (literally) at the judge in his case, it’s a good time to look at his disturbing history of making similar threats of violence, domestic terrorism, and…

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Combine preview: Assessing the Miami Dolphins’ non-QB options in Round 1

It seems everybody wants the Dolphins to use their first-round pick on a quarterback in general, and Kyler Murray in particular. Fans want hope. Beat writers want easy content. But the sad truth is, the Dolphins probably will go another…

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‘It’s a new day for the Miami Marlins.’ Here’s what the team’s rebrand means for fans

‘It’s a new day for the Miami Marlins.’ Here’s what the team’s rebrand means for fans

The changes will be seen on the field, around the ballpark and in your wallet. Another Miami Marlins season is on the horizon, and the front office led by majority owner Bruce Sherman and CEO Derek Jeter has once again…

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More Than 200 McClatchy Employees Take Buyouts; CEO Calls It Good “for the Future of Our Republic” UPDATED

McClatchy Company CEO Craig Forman announced Wednesday “a bit fewer” than 225 employees had accepted buyout offers and would leave newspapers across the country. Among them are longtime and highly accomplished Miami voices in the gay community, in state politics,…

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National Margarita Day Deals in Miami

On Friday, February 22, there’s another unofficial holiday that Miami can get behind: National Margarita Day. Served straight-up classic or in playful variations, the tequila-based cocktail drink is a happy hour and vacation hallmark and the perfect libation to enjoy…

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Inside CNCO’s Private Tour Rehearsals in Wynwood: “We’re Kind of Nervous”

Three years after they won the Univision singing competition La Banda in front of a studio audience in Doral, the five members of reggaeton boy band CNCO are rehearsing in a Wynwood fitness studio. It’s early January, and the group…

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Dunkin’ Donuts Worker Fired After Harassment for “Kinky” Hair and Dark Skin, Lawsuit Says

On March 8, 2016, Jacqueline Quiñones began a job at the Dunkin’ Donuts in Perrine. Less than two months later, after repeated racial discrimination from co-workers, Quiñones was unfairly terminated, she says, sending her into a downward financial spiral that…

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