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In Memory Of Journalist And Author Jennifer Rahel Conover

One of the petty rewards of a journalism career is that you usually get a free obituary. Those don’t come easily these days with newspapers...

The Untold Story Of Fort Lauderdale's Brian Piccolo

It was in a restaurant with several TVs showing sports. There was no sound, but we knew instantly when we saw Chicago Bears uniforms and a shot of...

Remembering The Anniversary Of D-Day

This is being written during D-Day anniversary week. Media attention has been focused on France and the WWII Normandy invasion, popularly...

Relieving Florida Traffic With New Railroads

Our new governor continues to draw praise from the media on his new directions for Florida. The most recent was the appointment of a respected...

Discussing Florida's Water Crisis

The latest thing in running for office in Florida is to not tell the voters what you stand for. It may be the best way to win an...

A Run For Higher Office

Read this month's McCormick's Place by publisher Bernard...

The Power Of Football Uniforms

We made a New Year’s resolution to not waste this valuable space with anything as banal as critiquing sports uniforms. But that was last...

In Defense Of The Stars And Bars

In that time Washington and Lee High School out of Arlington, Virginia, used to come to Philadelphia for the annual Stotesbury Regatta, a...

South Florida Newspapers Go Digital

Once upon a journalistic time— the 1970s­—South Florida newspapers were among the most successful in the country. The Miami Herald, owned by...

Political Times And The Art Of Hollywood

When major political events, such as the one we are now enjoying, are taking place, most low information people don’t really understand what...