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  • Challenger pushes liberal causes in Democratic primary

    Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win. The Democrat-dominated district —...
  • 'Canes AD Blake James talks NCAA closure, facilities, and more

    Blake James is excited. For the first time in three years, his athletic program will begin a new season without the cloud of NCAA uncertainty looming. There have been a number of major facilities improvements on campus that he believes will help Miami...
  • Jaguars Shorts bummed by hamstring injury

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Jacksonville Jaguars - INSIDE SLANT The way Cecil Shorts sat in front of his locker, staring mostly at the floor, answering questions with short answers in a soft voice said it all. Shorts learned that he would be...
  • 'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill is in a panic as stress builds

    'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill is in a panic as stress builds
    Panic overwhelms Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) as his career and marriage threaten to fall apart on “Dirty Jobs,” Episode 204 of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” In his new position at Gateway Memorial, Bill struggles...
  • Hurricanes announce football coaching staff changes

    Hurricanes announce football coaching staff changes
    Just five days before the start of fall camp, Miami has announced a number of changes to its football staff. Longtime Hurricanes linebackers coach Micheal Barrow is leaving the program and taking a sabbatical to deal with a family matter. A source...
  • STDs on the rise in Miami area

    Rates of both chlamydia and syphilis in Miami-Dade have nearly doubled since 2006, according to new statistics from the Florida Department of Health. The rise in sexually transmitted diseases is an unsettling and largely unnoticed trend, said Alex...
  • Florida should review death penalty: Front & Center

    Florida should review death penalty: Front & Center
    Recent bungled lethal-injection executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have revived vociferous calls to abolish the practice. How might these incidents impact Florida's administration of the death penalty? For perspective, Sentinel editorial-...
  • Her job is designed to help students explore art for art's sake

    Her job is designed to help students explore art for art's sake
    Who: Olga Vazquez was recently hired in the newly created position of manager of in-house programs at the Center for Creative Education in West Palm Beach. My job matters because: Having been born and raised in Palm Beach County, this job allows me to...
  • Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum

    Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum
    The Bible tells us that all the world's troubles began with Adam and Eve taking fateful bites of forbidden fruit. The German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder captured the moment in 1530, painting Adam and Eve on paired wooden panels that...
  • Two UM football players charged with sexual battery

    Two UM football players charged with sexual battery
    Two University of Miami football players were arrested Tuesday morning after telling police they had sex with a 17-year-old student without her consent, according to a police report.  Jawand Blue, 20, and Alexander Figueroa, who turned 20 on Tuesday,...
  • Among blacks and whites alike, strokes are down

    Among blacks and whites alike, strokes are down
    The nation's fourth leading cause of death is getting a little less common and a bit less deadly. And while racial disparities remain, there is equal progress in driving down stroke incidence and improving survival among African Americans and white...
  • Potential Ivy League future awaits latest Aquinas transfer

    FORT LAUDERDALE - Returning players are important but in this day and age, transfers have found a way to make a difference in the area's high school football landscape. Transfers have helped perennial national and state power St. Thomas Aquinas become...