News satellite trucks wait outside the Broward medical examiner's office.
News satellite trucks wait outside the Broward medical examiner's office. J. ALBERT DIAZ MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO
News satellite trucks wait outside the Broward medical examiner's office. J. ALBERT DIAZ MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO

Classic '97: News you can abuse

October 19, 1997 12:00 AM

UPDATED October 26, 2017 07:42 PM

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Dave Barry has been at the Herald since 1983. A Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, he writes about everything from the international economy to exploding toilets.