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Which should come first, their election or their education?

Maybe it has something to do with a Harvard degree. At services Saturday for deceased Northern Trust Vice Chairman Bill Allen, we heard that he’d jested at a Harvard Business School reunion that while classmates had gone…

Battle for fairgrounds is useless, so seek creative solutions

Battle for fairgrounds is useless, so seek creative solutions

Little is more gut-wrenching than a contested divorce or custody case. Two decent people paint each other as someone you’d hate to meet in a dark alley. That’s how a…

What a difference in optimism three years have produced

What a difference in optimism three years have produced

Economic optimism that was squelched by the recession has come roaring back among Miami Today readers, and with good reason: their financial positions have improved markedly. The average reader’s mean…

Tourist taxes add-on a creative way to finance vital transit

Tourist taxes add-on a creative way to finance vital transit

If Miami-Dade commissioners succeed in a creative drive to increase two of our three tourism taxes by one percentage point each, they can amass more than $60 million a year…

How realistic is the dialogue in the Grove Playhouse drama?

How realistic is the dialogue in the Grove Playhouse drama?

The best theater in Miami is at Coconut Grove Playhouse. Imagine how much better it could be if the playhouse were actually open. The vacant site tops the bill of…

Huge casinos wouldn’t nourish us, just supersize problems

Huge casinos wouldn’t nourish us, just supersize problems

”No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session,” the axiom goes – and a supersized 316-page House bill to supersize Florida gambling by adding…

Chairman’s pledge ties to game-changing rail opportunity

Chairman’s pledge ties to game-changing rail opportunity

Finally, someone in authority has said it: it’s past time to stop studying where to add rail transportation and time to get the money and get rolling. The man who…

Metromover fare is right track, but let voters engineer it

Metromover fare is right track, but let voters engineer it

We applaud a county committee that seeks a fare on our long-free Metro-mover but prefer a means other than a direct commission vote to do the job. Though a fare…

Bad as downtown traffic is, planners try to make it worse

Bad as downtown traffic is, planners try to make it worse

Nobody should be surprised by our lead story last week that that Miami’s downtown developers are urging the powers that be to slice auto traffic lanes out of Biscayne Boulevard…

Drooping heads at public meeting are no napping matter

Drooping heads at public meeting are no napping matter

At the podium former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman was talking about energy, yet hundreds of heads had drooped into a posture that said anything but energy: it seemed…

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