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Florida Paper Burns GOP Candidates With Rare Move

'Sun Sentinel' refuses to endorse Trump, Cruz, Rubio, or Kasich

(Newser) - A New Hampshire paper regretted its GOP endorsement , but a newspaper in Florida isn't giving itself that chance. The editorial board for the South Florida Sun Sentinel is refusing to endorse any GOP candidate in the March 15 state primary because "the kind of person who should be... More »

Florida Cops' Coke Scheme Undone by Newspaper

Sunrise locals upset about criminals police 'brought to our city'

(Newser) - Police in Sunrise, Fla., spent years luring drug buyers into town before arresting them—and making a bundle in the process, according to an investigative report by the South Florida Sun Sentinel . The operation has since been stopped, thanks to the paper's revelations, which ran last week and shed... More »

United Shares Dive 99.92% on False Bankruptcy Report

6-year-old story posted on newspaper site picked up across financial world

(Newser) - Trading in United Airlines shares was halted today on the New York Stock Exchange after a false bankruptcy report made them nearly worthless, the New York Times reports. At one point, the airlines’ shares fell 99.92%, to a single cent, after a reporter incorrectly republished a 6-year-old story about... More »

Smoking Has Its Price, and It's $1,200 a Year

Writer blasts newspaper's owner for ‘tobacco use fee’

(Newser) - A South Florida Sun-Sentinel writer is crying foul over his newspaper's parent company charging a “tobacco use fee”—a health plan add-on that punishes employees for smoking. Michael Mayo says he “was completely shocked” to learn his employer would extract $100 a month from any employee who... More »

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