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Daily Archives : February 26, 2019

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz Just Threatened a Federal Witness to Protect Donald Trump

In a bid to make President Donald Trump seem like a good person and morally upstanding businessman, Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz just tried to publicly blackmail a federal witness. Michael Cohen, a lawyer who spent years coordinating various sketchy business…

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Why prospects meeting with Dolphins at the combine might want to study up on Dan Marino

A six-pack of Dolphins notes on a Tuesday: ▪ If you’re among dozens of college players who will interview with the Dolphins at the NFL Scouting Combine this week, here’s a tip to get off on the right foot: You…

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This Miami Marlins pitcher is no road warrior. Here’s how he’s hoping to change that

First Data Field in Port St. Lucie is no big-league ballpark. But it is a road ballpark in spring training for the Marlins — home of the Mets — and will serve as an early test to see if pitcher…

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Miami-Dade Prosecutors Charge Cops Filmed Hitting Handcuffed Suspect

Today, Miami-Dade County prosecutors announced they’ll charge more than one cop in the incident. State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. today to explain the charges. Prosecutors are charging Regueiro with misdemeanor battery. A…

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Guy Fieri Announces Miami Restaurant at SOBEWFF’s Beachside BBQ

Guy Fieri is bringing his Flavortown style to Aventura. The Food Network star announced his new restaurant while hosting the South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s Beachside BBQ Saturday night. As thousands of attendees feasted on barbecue from about 30…

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Revolutionary Musician Gary Clark Jr. on Racism in the Trump Age: “We’ve Got to Do Better”

There are artists who sing about partying, artists who sing about gangs, and artists who sing about cats. Then there are those who change the world. Continue Reading Since 2011, Clark has brandished his passions through searing guitar licks and…

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Five South Florida Filmmakers to Watch at Miami Film Festival 2019

Unlike this year’s live-action Oscar shorts, which mostly centered on white boyhood, the Miami Film Festival’s shorts lineup has upped its own ante by bringing a host of diverse voices to the screen for its 36th annual event. The fest…

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South Florida Beer Community Mourns the Passing of Brewer Mike White

Mike White, a passionate South Florida brewer whose beer won a gold medal for LauderAle Brewery at the Great American Beer Festival in 2017, passed away February 23 in Georgia. He was 31 years old. Born in Hollywood, Florida, White…

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Jorge Ramos Infuriated Both Trump and Maduro — and Elicited the Same Response

Jorge Ramos is our kind of guy. The Univision anchor is on his way to the airport in Caracas this morning after being detained yesterday for infuriating Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by showing him a video of young Venezuelans eating…

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Billy Corben Brings a Rakontur Double Feature to Miami Film Festival

Miami-based documentary filmmaker Billy Corben speaks in the same style his movies unfold: fast and peppered with plenty of self-effacing jokes. You don’t want to laugh for fear of missing what he might say next. On a tight schedule to…

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