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Michael Putney
Michael Putney is the political and governmental reporter for Miami's ABC affiliate, WPLG-Channel 10, where he also hosts This Week in South Florida with Michael Putney. A native New Yorker, he is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He worked as a reporter for the Dow Jones weekly The National Observer, was a writer for Time Inc. and came to Miami in 1977 to work for The Miami Herald. He joined WTVJ in 1981 and in 1989 moved to WPLG. He has won numerous awards in his career, including two Emmys for reporting and commentary.

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Answer to David Beckham should be Yes

 
PUTNEY

David Beckham strikes me as a regular guy. Remarkably regular given his fame, money, good looks, hot wife and status as one of the best known athletes — or just plain best-known human beings — on the planet.