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Carl Hiaasen

It’s summer, and here comes the slime

Ribbons of goop foul Florida’s east and west coasts

Discharges from Lake Okeechobee make it necessary when it rains too much

Congress won’t come up with funds to improve the lake’s dikes, and state lets polluters foul up the water that’s discharged

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Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen joined the Herald in 1976 and worked as a general assignment reporter, magazine writer and investigative reporter before starting his column in 1985. Follow @CarlHiaasen
Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2004. His column runs every Sunday and Wednesday. Follow @LeonardPittsJr1
Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin spent nearly 20 years as a foreign correspondent and 12 more as the Herald’s TV critic. He is a 1975 graduate of Stanford University. Follow @glenngarvin

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Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre

From Florida's Python Challenge to the candidates most likely to get us into World War III, Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen lobbed a few choice zingers about the 2016 presidential campaign at the Miracle Theater in Coral Gables.
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