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Levinson family meets US officials about man missing in Iran

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Josh Lederman, Associated Press) — WASHINGTON — The family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson has met with State Department officials about efforts to find him more than a decade after he disappeared in Iran. That's...
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Small plane rolls over after emergency landing in Everglades

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — A small aircraft lost power, went down on a levee and rolled upside down in the Everglades near Coral Springs Thursday evening, authorities said. An 18-year-old male student pilot and a...
  • New: 3 hr 35 min ago

Kelly: It’s easy to criticize players, but not many of us could even handle their offseason workouts | Commentary

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Omar Kelly) — The best way to understand someone else is to walk a mile in their shoes. It’s a challenge to empathize with the downside of being a professional athlete, but once you’ve spent three days...
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One killed in Fort Lauderdale shooting, police say

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — A man was killed Thursday evening in a shooting in Fort Lauderdale, police said. The man died at the scene in the 1500 block of Northwest 16th Street in Fort Lauderdale, police said. Two...
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Online dating fraud left man, 85, bankrupt, police say

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — The 85-year-old Century Village man was looking for companionship after his wife died, so he posted a profile on an online dating site — and ended up bankrupt. The woman John Berman met...
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Boca's Camino Real bridge, one of 14 'deficient' in South Florida, up for repair

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Aric Chokey) — With its lanes barely big enough for a compact car, crossing the historic Camino Real bridge can be tricky. Officially the Clarence H. Geist Memorial Bridge, it’s one of 14 bridges in South...
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O.J. Simpson granted parole; Will he return to South Florida?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Johnny Diaz) — Ex-football star O.J. Simpson told the Nevada parole board Thursday that he plans to return to Florida, a state he called home for several years before he was sentenced for a Las Vegas hotel...
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Water district's new leader critical to South Florida flood control, Everglades restoration

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Skyler Swisher) — The agency that oversees South Florida’s flood control, water supply planning and Everglades restoration is looking for a new leader. Executive director Pete Antonacci, a former lobbyist and...
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DREAMers belong here, should be protected | Editorial

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sun Sentinel Editorial Board) — The so-called DREAMers are worrying again about what the federal government will do to them. These are the 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants — as many as 50,000 in Florida — whose...
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Man convicted as driver in death of Boca bicyclist; but acquitted of DUI manslaughter

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Marc Freeman) — A jury has settled the dispute over who was driving a pickup truck that killed a Boca Raton bicyclist. It’s a guilty verdict for Paul Maida Jr., the 32-year-old West Boca man who had put the...
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Florida OKs ending dog racing at Magic City Casino

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dara Kam, News Service of Florida) — Florida gambling regulators this week gave a Miami dog track permission to ditch greyhound races but keep more lucrative slot machines and card games, in a first-of-its-kind ruling. The...
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Man's kindness may have led to killing in Fort Lauderdale, friend says

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Linda Trischitta) — A retired telecommunications executive found dead in the exclusive Colee Hammock neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale may have been targeted because of his kindness, a friend said. Guy Hamilton...
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Fingerprint sleuths help cops solve crimes 'like never before'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Jayda Hall) — Boca Raton police made swift work of the fingerprint they found on the rearview mirror of a stolen Ford F-150 pickup. Within days of finding the right thumb print, they identified their...
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It's lit: Short-story dispensers bring free fiction to West Palm Beach

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Phillip Valys) — Want free literature? Dispensers are printing short stories in bars and coffee shops in West Palm Beach.
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Sprint sues All Aboard Florida for $646,000 over partially paid bill

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Wayne K. Roustan) — Sprint wants All Aboard Florida to pay up. The communications company has filed a lawsuit in Miami federal court against the parent-company of Brightline and a second company with ties to...
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Stalking suspect's years of courtroom clashes show history of hostility

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — In and out of prison. Arising anger. And a trail of threats. All this preceded Todd Watson’s arrest Tuesday for allegedly bombarding more than a dozen Broward County judges with obscene...
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O.J. Simpson granted parole, has requested to return to Florida

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ken Ritter) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected...
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O.J. Simpson to be released on parole after serving 9 years in prison for armed robbery

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ken Ritter) — O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former...
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Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer who played Sands Bethlehem Event Center with Stone Temple Pilots, dead at 41

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (John J. Moser) — Chester Bennington, the singer whose soaring vocals defined Linkin Park's sound on No. 1 hits "Numb," "In The End" and "Breaking The Habit," has committed suicide, several news outlets are...
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Boca woman seriously injured in wrong-way crash released from hospital

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Adam Sacasa) — A Boca Raton woman who authorities say was struck by a wrong-way driver, killing her passenger, has been released from the hospital, a nurse at the facility said Thursday. Maria Stengel,...
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Blog Articles

MLB All-Star Game: Miami Marlins All-Time All-Star Outfield

Marlin Maniac (Sean Millerick) — If you like power, you’re going to love the three finalists for the Miami Marlins All-Time All-Star outfield. Spoiler alert. That clump of Miami Marlins pictured above is going to be pretty...
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Miami Marlins prospect haul: Brayan Hernandez, OF

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The Miami Marlins have officially sent David Phelps to Seattle in exchange for a package of prospects. Let’s take a look at the headliner of the group. In what could be considered their...
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Miami Marlins: Phelps dealt to Seattle for four prospects

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — As a number of deals have already been made, the Miami Marlins had been eerily silent ahead of the deadline. Their first move was made on Thursday. When David Phelps became a member of the Miami...
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Marlins discussing trade with Seattle Mariners for reliever David Phelps

The Miami Herald (Andre C.) — The Miami Herald confirmed reports Thursday that the Marlins are working on a trade with the Seattle Mariners for reliever David Phelps. The potential move is not unexpected as Phelps has been...
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Attempt at Miami Marlins optimism fails miserably

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — After dropping two-of-three to the Philadelphia Phillies, there isn’t much to feel good about as a Miami Marlins fan. And that’s OK. By record, the Philadelphia Phillies are the worst...
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Trading Dee Gordon key to Miami Marlins future

Marlin Maniac (Johnny Grassi) — The Miami Marlins continue to plummet after getting swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and dropping a game to the lowly Phillies. To add insult to injury, rookie phenom Cody Bellinger became the...
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Adam Conley encouraging in return to Miami Marlins

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The Miami Marlins couldn’t pick up a victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. But a successful start from their recalled lefty is reason for optimism. After starting the...
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Miami Marlins viewership and attendance plummeting

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The Miami Marlins have disappointed on the field this season. That is showing up in the TV ratings, and in the stadium attendance. Even optimistic fans were reluctant to say that the Miami Marlins...
  • 2 days ago

Miami Marlins quick with hook of Tom Koehler on Monday

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The Miami Marlins were able to notch a win in extra innings on Monday night against the Phillies. But it came at the expense of the bullpen. One player that could be on the move at the deadline is...
  • 2 days ago
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Checking in with the Miami Marlins as we near the deadline

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — Speculation has been rampant since the Miami Marlins struggled through the month of May. In spite of it all, the core of the team will likely remain together. The chances of the Miami Marlins...
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Miguel Rojas will get 10-day audition to start for Miami Marlins

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — Following the injury to Martin Prado on Monday night, Miguel Rojas finds himself with a rare opportunity to seize a starting spot with the Miami Marlins. As a player, it must be difficult to come...
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Martin Prado might have to stay in Miami for another season

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The Miami Marlins managed to notch a victory on Monday night. But questions linger about Martin Prado‘s status on the disabled list, and with the team. It’s no mystery that the Miami...
  • 2 days ago

Teams around MLB treating Miami Marlins like bargain bin

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The season hasn’t gone as planned for the Miami Marlins. They’ve struggled to win consistently, and teams now regard them as pool of resources. As it turns out, starting pitching is...
  • 3 days ago
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Adam Conley will get another chance on Tuesday

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — After starting the season on the rotation, the Miami Marlins will see what Adam Conley has learned from his return to AAA this season. The Miami Marlins are desperate for starting pitching. That...
  • 3 days ago

Miami Marlins weekend recap: Fish fall to Dodgers

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — The Miami Marlins returned for the second half of the Major League Baseball season this weekend. They appear hungover from the All-Star festivities. The first three games back from the mid-season...
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Rapper DMX pleads not guilty to tax fraud, faces allegations he owes $1.7 million to IRS

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Emily Mae Czachor) — Hip-hop icon DMX's own lyrics may have caught up with him Thursday when he was arrested on suspicion of tax evasion. The rapper, 46, pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in New York to...
  • 6 days ago
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Miami Marlins first half report card: Bullpen

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — What was considered to be the strength of the team heading into the season has underperformed. A microcosm of the first half, they’ve been wildly erratic. The Miami Marlins were tasked with...
  • 6 days ago
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Miami Marlins first half report card: Starting pitching

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — This is the kind of report card the Miami Marlins might hide from their parents. The starting rotation has deservedly been the subject of scrutiny all season. Where to begin? The Miami Marlins...
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Miami Marlins first half report card: Defense

Marlin Maniac (Michael Napoles) — It’s no surprise the Miami Marlins are near the top in nearly all statistical categories. The team has played solid defense all season. Year in, and year out, the Miami Marlins are one of...
  • 6 days ago
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Miami Marlins: Why Giancarlo Stanton sill be traded

Marlin Maniac (Thomas Ghebrezgi) —   Maybe not right this minute. But soon. Recently, a rumor has been circulating that several teams are interested in trading for Giancarlo Stanton. Except it’s not really recent. This kind of...
  • 6 days ago
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