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Miami veterans group conducts funeral for homeless veterans

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In update of an article I wrote two weeks ago about a local organization named Make A Wish Veterans that was seeking donations to bury homeless veterans, including one who was recently murdered, Miami-Dade Dems was at the scene with his video camera.
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The war on cell phone cameras begins

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The economy is in shambles. The war is costing billions. And the country is adjusting to a new president (thank God). But what does a New York Congressman want to do? Outlaw cell phone cameras that don’t make a clicking sound when you press the shutter. The “Camera ...
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A Miami blogger's run-in with Matt Damon

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Update: Here is the link of the nightclub where most people believe Matt Damon had a right to privacy. Update II: A Miami photojournalist and blogger – and occasional paparazzi – weighs in on what is now officially The Matt Damon Issue. So Matt Damon walks into a popu ...
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Looks like I found myself a new server to host my site

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I don’t really know much about bandwidth usage but I’ve been told I use a lot, especially when one of my blog posts ends up on the front page of Digg or Reddit or Slashdot or Fark or any other number of aggregating sites. That is why even though I specifically signed up ...
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New video emerges showing BART officer punching Oscar Grant

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Another cell phone video has emerged showing a BART police officer striking Oscar Grant in the face, knocking his head backward and staggering the 22-year-old man who was eventually killed by another BART officer. The officer who punched Grant in the video is the same officer whose ...
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Photo outtakes (and intakes) from my Mexican trip last year

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As some of you may remember, I traveled to Mexico last year to work on a story for Barry University Magazine about a group of local doctors that go down there to operate on poor children who have foot and leg deformities. Here is the article. Because they were able to o
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Braving the cold on Miami's streets

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Winter finally arrived in Miami Wednesday night with temperatures dropping to the low 40s.  And while it may seem mild to those of you who live up north, it was a drop of more than 20 degrees in a two-day span so it’s like a sudden jolt of cold water in a hot showe
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Do police have the right to confiscate your camera?

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Seconds after BART police officer Johannes Mehserle shot and killed Oscar Grant, police immediately began confiscating cell phones containing videos that have yet to see the light of day. In fact, the only videos that have been seen by the public were filmed by people who managed t ...
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Did you vote for Barack Obama?

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obamawm I’ve made no secret of my politics on this blog even though I mostly write about things that both democrats and republicans agree about, which is why I have a fair amount of democrat and republican readers. But I’m curious about my readers. I know there ...