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  • Chan Lowe: FAU sells stadium naming rights to a prison company

    Chan Lowe: FAU sells stadium naming rights to a prison company
    The grand old names—the ones we gave to places before somebody invented “naming rights” for sports venues—can still stir the American spirit with their roughhewn poetry: Camden Yards, Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium, Candlestick Park,...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
  • Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say

    Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say
    Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel. But for Gustavo Dudamel, a recent episode during a trip to Israel seems to have gone beyond...
  • Mayo: Hugo Chavez's death will impact South Florida

    Among Latin American dictators that South Florida exiles love to hate, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez was a distant second to Cuba's Fidel Castro. But Chavez beat his ideological comrade Castro to the grave, and the Venezuelan president's death from cancer --...
  • By the numbers: Venezuelans in South Florida

    The number of Venezuelan-born residents in Broward and Palm Beach counties more than doubled between 2000 and 2011, according to the U.S. Census. Just a year after Chavez first entered office in 1999, there were an estimated 12,034 Venezuelan-born...
  • Hugo Chavez death: South Florida reacts to Venezuelan leader's demise

    Hugo Chavez death: South Florida reacts to Venezuelan leader's demise
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died on Tuesday, had a substantial impact on South Florida, driving thousands of his citizens here to escape his reign. Middle-class and affluent Venezuelans, fearing they would lose their wealth and freedom, fled to...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Medicaid, ethics and Will Weatherford

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. *The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel has a piece on...
  • 3/7/2013-Hugo Chavez

    3/7/2013-Hugo Chavez
    I can't say I followed Hugo Chavez that closely. What I knew of him was that he was a buffoon who delighted in using over-the-top-rhetoric blasting the United States. He had a weekly TV show on Venezuelan TV that lasted from four to eight hours while he...
  • The Week in Pictures | Jan. 7-13, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | January 10, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....