Predators among us


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University of Miami pole vaulter Alysha Newman at practice in Coral Gables on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    UM pole vaulter Newman turns fear into success

    To watch Alysha Newman vault nearly 15 feet in the air, she seems like a natural. But don’t let the stunning visual of an airborne Newman fool you. She’s just about as petrified as you might be if you were to try this daredevil event in track and field.

  • 2006

    Predators among us

    A special state program to treat Florida's worst sexual predators is not only failing, but backfiring. Some of the most violent rapists and pedophiles are allowed to walk away with no treatment, monitoring or supervision.

  • 2007

    Poverty peddlers

    The Miami-Dade Empowerment Trust squandered millions on insider deals, pet projects and bad loans.

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