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  • Deported pedophile caught again in South Florida

    A convicted pedophile deported once before was caught again in Miami on Tuesday. A team of immigration agent and customs officers found Eddy Mauricio Marin, 28, among a group of people they interviewed at a warehouse. He served two years in prison for...
  • Court's rum ruling a victory for South Florida's Bacardi

    A federal judge dismissed a Cuban lawsuit Monday over the termination of U.S. trademark rights for its Havana Club rum, a victory for Bacardi's effort to take over the brand name as its own in the United States. The dispute dates back decades and is...
  • Hit-And-Run Victim Is Center Of His Relatives' Universe

    The son approached the father's chair and began to gingerly massage his head. A small smile fluttered across the older man's face. The father is Angel Arce Torres, 78, struck by a hit-and-run driver as he crossed Park Street one afternoon last May. The...
  • 'Road Dogs': More Leonard made for Hollywood

    'Road Dogs': More Leonard made for Hollywood
    1. Visualize Harry Dean Stanton. Head north out of Detroit on I-75 past 8 Mile Road and you get to Bloomfield Hills, the wealthy suburb where Elmore Leonard lives. Although he was born in New Orleans in 1925, the 83-year-old novelist grew up middle-class...
  • Central Floridians reflect on where they were when Eagle landed

    The Rev. Randolph Bracy Jr., president of the Orange County branch of the NAACP "I was in Tallahassee, in grad school [at Florida A&M University], coming out of class when I heard other students talking about it. A man walking on the moon — you had...
  • 'A Perfect Getaway'

    How many times has it been said about a thriller that "nothing is what it seems"? Not often enough, according to writer-director David Twohy, whose cockamamie honeymoon-fiasco picture "A Perfect Getaway" at least has the fortitude to venture off the...
  • From Bronx poverty to Ivy League

    WASHINGTON -- For a teenager from a Puerto Rican family struggling upward from the public housing projects of the Bronx, Princeton University in 1972 was a foreign land. "I felt isolated from all I had ever known," she said later, and the low grade she...
  • West Haven Boardwalk Has A Long History, Is A Magnet For People, Animals

    West Haven Boardwalk Has A Long History, Is A Magnet For People, Animals
    The West Haven boardwalk is a gem of vintage Americana and one of those rare places where people of every background actually spend time together. Families amble down the walks. Couples young and old clasp hands. Cyclists carefully loop around the...
  • Do Vitamins Prevent Prostate Cancer?

    Do Vitamins Prevent Prostate Cancer?
    Q. I've been taking selenium in the hope that it would prevent me from getting prostate cancer. But I heard on the radio that the National Cancer Institute is advising men to stop taking selenium. Should I stop it? A. Many of us shared the hope that...
  • Hispanics strengthen Catholic Church

    Hispanics strengthen Catholic Church
    At St. James Cathedral Chapel in downtown Orlando, Celidat Teixaira was among the Hispanic parishioners attending Monday's midday Mass. "When you love God, it doesn't matter who's around you," said Teixaira, who immigrated to Central Florida from Peru...
  • Former accountant heeds call to become priest

    For years, as he worked as an accountant, a schoolteacher and a counselor, Hector Vazquez kept hearing a knock on his spiritual door. Just four years shy of turning 40, Vazquez finally answered his call and enrolled at a seminary in Boynton Beach. Now,...