McCormick Place

by Bernard McCormick Jul 2019 Also on Digital Edition

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by Bernard McCormick May 2019 Also on Digital Edition

Our new governor continues to draw praise from the media on his new directions for Florida. The most recent was the appointment of a respected University of Florida expert on water resources to the new post of chief science officer.

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by Bernard McCormick Apr 2019 Also on Digital Edition

The latest thing in running for office in Florida is to not tell the voters what you stand for. It may be the best way to win an election.

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by Bernard McCormick Mar 2019 Also on Digital Edition

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by Bernard McCormick Feb 2019 Also on Digital Edition

We made a New Year’s resolution to not waste this valuable space with anything as banal as critiquing sports uniforms. But that was last year’s  resolution, which we proudly kept, and this is a brand new year and some of the 2018 violations of the uniforms code of duds have been so egregious that we must go on record.

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by Bernard McCormick Jan 2019 Also on Digital Edition

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by Bernard McCormick Dec 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Once upon a journalistic time— the 1970s­—South Florida newspapers were among the most successful in the country. The Miami Herald, owned by the Knight Ridder company, had a statewide presence, with several bureaus, and influential readers in most major Florida cities. In Broward County alone it had a staff of 70 based in an office on Sunrise Boulevard.

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by Bernard McCormick Nov 2018 Also on Digital Edition

When major political events, such as the one we are now enjoying, are taking place, most low information people don’t really understand what they are all about. That is, until Hollywood steps in and makes a movie about it.

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by Bernard McCormick Oct 2018 Also on Digital Edition

It has been 42 years since the World War II vintage P-51 fighter plane crashed in flames in the Mojave Desert of California. And almost that long since Gold Coast magazine assured the world that Ken Burnstine was really dead. He still is, 36 years later. And yet his legend lives on.

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by Bernard McCormick Sep 2018 Also on Digital Edition

W hen I arrived about this time of the month in the year 1970, I did not know exactly what to do with a local magazine that was so different from the one we were leaving in Philadelphia.

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