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The Miami Herald

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  • Adults have hijacked Halloween

    Halloween is a dangerous holiday, and I don't mean dangerous in a witchy-ghosty way. Halloween equals candy and that, in turn, means grown-up temptation, the siren song of Milky Ways and Tootsie Rolls, the crunchy call of Kit Kats and Krackel candy bars....
  • Dear Congress, you appall me

    Dear Congress, You disgust me. You appall me and make me sick. I'm not alone. Check the Twitterverse under hash tag (hash mark)DearCongress and you'll see. Your actions are repugnant. Your egos are out of control. Your arrogance is repulsive. You...
  • Boy, 6, drowns on Carnival ship; cruise line doesn't have lifeguards

    Boy, 6, drowns on Carnival ship; cruise line doesn't have lifeguards
    There was no lifeguard on duty on the Carnival cruise ship on which a 6-year-old boy drowned on Sunday. Qwentyn Hunter, of central Florida, drowned on the Carnival Victory as he played with his 10-year-old brother, the Miami Herald reported. "We do...
  • When being fair is really not, and other life lessons

    The argument that night had to do with my lap. A comfortable, welcoming lap to be sure, but not one so special as to instigate such a battle. Yet, there I was, babysitting my eldest son's three daughters, and the tears were flowing, the sobs were heaving...
  • Why didn't I think of that? Another missed opportunity for invention

    Most of us who are neither geniuses nor innovators are destined to live our lives asking this question: Why didn't I think of that? This happens to me a lot more than I'd like to admit, and the recognition of another's cleverness invariably sparks a...
  • Overexposed celebrities, please step away from the limelight

    In a world where fame is valued currency and celebrities are worshipped as deities, some people have received more than their fair share of the limelight. Anywhere you turn, they're there. Always there. These overexposed folks remind me of a Spanish...
  • PASSINGS: Raul Ramirez, Al Ruscio

    PASSINGS: Raul Ramirez, Al Ruscio
    Raul Ramirez Award-winning investigative journalist Raul Ramirez, 67, an investigative newspaper journalist who went on to help build a prominent Northern California public radio news operation, died Friday at home in Berkeley, said San Francisco...
  • Sochi Olympics: Finland names men's hockey team replacements

    Sochi Olympics: Finland names men's hockey team replacements
    SOCHI, Russia -- Finland’s men’s hockey team had a hard time finding replacements when standout NHL forwards Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild and Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning had to withdraw because of injuries. The team&...
  • Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro
    Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...
  • Say what? Top 50 Miami Dolphins quotes of all time

    Say what? Top 50 Miami Dolphins quotes of all time
    50. "I don't think I've been asked this many questions since my mother caught me drinking in high school." - Don Strock after winning his first game as Dolphins quarterback in 1976 49. "I need this like I need another knee operation." - Dick Anderson...
  • Barbie is perfect for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

    The annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is out -- along with the usual debates about objectifying women as sexual beings, modesty as a lost value and the undeniable fact that beauty is a random gift distributed by the fickle hand of an unfair God....
  • Do we pamper our dogs too much?

    White Sox holds a special place in my heart. An important part of the family, star of both funny and poignant tales, she is more devoted to me than some of my relatives. The Hubby claims I dote on her. True. But do I think my sweet mutt is equal to a...