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Legislation to pry into academic minds gets failing grade

One of the worst ideas ever to taint Florida’s Legislature surfaced last week: a bill to require that all public Florida universities survey faculty and students about their personal viewpoints. The apparent aim is to root out…

Save Miami’s vital green space from one-sided giveaway

Save Miami’s vital green space from one-sided giveaway

Miamians will vote Nov. 6 whether to convert a swath of city parkland into a massive mixed-use private complex in a no-bid sweetheart deal that would close the only golf…

Voters, finish the convention center job by adding vital hotel

Voters, finish the convention center job by adding vital hotel

Miami Beach can have its cake and eat it too: if voters OK a convention hotel on city land on Nov. 6, they’ll fuel the economy with higher-revenue events, pour…

Don’t force on Miami-Dade an unqualified elected sheriff

Don’t force on Miami-Dade an unqualified elected sheriff

Deep on a long Nov. 6 ballot, a terrible offering could force Miami-Dade to elect a sheriff with no required qualifications. If passed, our top cop would need no police…

New work-at-home regulations offer a hint of the near future

New work-at-home regulations offer a hint of the near future

Traffic congestion is hastening a trend toward doing more business more of the time at home. If you don’t have to commute to get there, you’ve added productive time and…

Survey reflects changed use of news media, consumption

Survey reflects changed use of news media, consumption

We formally take the temperature of our readers every few years to help chart our course and to tell our advertisers who they’re reaching. As always, our survey results this…

Marlins need to pitch youth academy benefits to big leagues

Marlins need to pitch youth academy benefits to big leagues

As the Miami Marlins finish their seventh year in a ballpark that will cost the public $3 billion – the big bond payouts are still due – we’re waiting for…

FIU board did right thing in naming, but might face a rerun

FIU board did right thing in naming, but might face a rerun

It was fitting that the student representative on the Florida International University Board of Trustees became the swing vote in properly refusing to remove former President Modesto Maidique’s name from…

With civil discourse scarce, McCain becomes role model

With civil discourse scarce, McCain becomes role model

Don’t you yearn for the days when you could discuss current issues with friends and neighbors without having to either guard your words or cover your ears? This isn’t just…

Leave Maidique name on main FIU campus and move on

Leave Maidique name on main FIU campus and move on

Florida International University’s trustees are to meet Sept. 5 on the Modesto Maidique Campus. Without shifting seats, they might end up on the University Park Campus. In the interim, trustees…

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