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‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’: Jonas Brothers to usher in 2020 from Miami

‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’: Jonas Brothers to usher in 2020 from Miami

MCT Campus

December 12, 2019

Jonas Brothers will get the honor of performing right after midnight on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020,” ABC announced Thursday. The Grammy-nominated group will perform in Miami. Seacrest leads the countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City and...

Is your avocado an illegal clone? Grower sues Miami competitor over trendy hot-seller

Avocado Clones

September 18, 2018

Deep in a lush remote valley in the Dominican Republic, the discovery of a single very special tree spawned a new species of avocado. Called the Carla, it has since emerged as a rock star of the avocado world, combining the buttery richness of the popular but small California-grown Hass with the prod...

Momentum swings to Miami as venue for trial of ‘El Chapo’

An image provided by an anonymous source on Jan. 8, 2016 shows Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo," handcuffed after his detention in a place of Mexico not yet determined by authorities of the country. Fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been recaptured months after his prison escape, President Enrique Pena Nieto said. (Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

January 14, 2016

By James Rosen and Jay Weaver McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — U.S. and Mexican officials are engaged in high-level talks to determine whether Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will be tried in Miami or New York on drug-trafficking charges following his anticipated extradition to the ...

Tom Wolfe’s ‘Back to Blood’ revels in excess — just like Miami

September 5, 2013

By Connie Ogle The Miami Herald “Back to Blood” by Tom Wolfe; Little, Brown ($30) ——— Sprawling, messy, maddening, exhilarating, exhausting, over-caffeinated and hyper-punctuated, Tom Wolfe’s giddy “Back to Blood” is as excessive as the city it celebrates and eviscerates. The satire...

Operation Beautiful: Scales Measure Weight, Not Worth

Brooklyn Schlote, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2011

Operation Beautiful, an organization devoted to ending “fat talk” from women’s vocabulary everywhere, may be singlehandedly responsible for the success of Post-it Notes. The woman behind the magic is Caitlin Boyle, the founder of Operation Beautiful. OB got started as a site in June 2009 and so...

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