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"… s inland in an area that would be largely submerged — along with much of South Florida — under what the federal government considers a worst-case but worryingl …"

"… s battling a faster-arriving consequence of a warming world. In low-lying South Florida with its porous limestone, climate-fueled heavier rains and rising oceans …"

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"… foreclosure-protection services from a high-pressure telemarketing room in South Florida, Patrick Sweeney had quick comebacks to ease a customer’s doubts. He si …"

"… deral investigators in 2012. For decades, Sunbelt cities, notably spots in South Florida and southern California have been hotbeds of telemarketing scams that rely …"

"… 5 percent — undoubtedly has helped make these pitches enticing. Another South Florida telemarketer stated in an affidavit that she used an auto dialer to make o …"

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"… ent. In the most recent Medicare Advantage whistleblower case to surface, South Florida doctor Mario M. Baez alleges that insurance giant Humana Inc. knew of bill …"

"… aez alleges that insurance giant Humana Inc. knew of billing fraud at some South Florida clinics but did little to stop it. Baez argues that inflating risk scores …"

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"… est private Medicare health plans, knew for years of billing fraud at some South Florida clinics, but did little to curb the practice even though it could harm pat …"

"… alleges in a newly unsealed whistleblower lawsuit. The suit was filed by South Florida physician Mario M. Baez. It accuses Humana, and his former business partne …"

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"… 2012, Patel wrote about Florida's insurance and utility industries for the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Her reporting included statehouse coverage and a series  …"

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"… roubled by questionable expenditures. The audit was to target merchants in South Florida, a hotbed of Medicare and Medicaid fraud.  ------------------------- …"

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"… from several area hospitals, and the president of Tampa’s University of South Florida. When asked if Tampa is in a better position to invest in Cuba after the …"

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"… or questionable Medicare billing. Among the top surgeons, the data show a South Florida doctor billed Medicare more than $800,000 in 2008 for about 2,200 eyelid l …"

"… kesman said. Top docs says treatments necessary Unlike the top biller in South Florida, some eyelid surgeons were willing to discuss their Medicare billing. “I …"

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"… otic gel and a simple bandage during her 15-minute visit, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, which reported on the incident last year.Because the center …"

"… d on the incident last year.Because the center was owned by Baptist Health South Florida, the hospital-based system  slapped a $275 facility fee on top of the …"

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"… rize finalist, spent much of his career at the Baltimore Sun  and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. He is the recipient of the George Polk Award, two Investigat …"

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"… ices that never happened.Places to learn more:“Medicare fraud rampant in South Florida”, by The Miami Herald, August 3, 2008“111 charged with Medicare f …"

"… ngton Times, February 17, 2011“Feds Fight Rampant Medicare Fraud in South Florida” by NPR’s "All Things Considered", November 6, 2007“Senior-citizen v …"

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"… g been the poster children for Medicare’s fraud problem, particularly in South Florida. But a new government watchdog report suggests that the Medicare Part D pr …"

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"… ngress.In a recent interview, E. Clay Shaw, a former House Republican from South Florida, said he pushed for a digital mammography reimbursement premium after GE h …"

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"… sleading statements.The scientists who questioned the study, University of South Florida biologists Jason Rohr and Krista McCoy, published their critique  …"

"… figures, and conclusions of other studies, according to the University of South Florida biologists.Rohr, who served on an EPA advisory panel examining atrazine la …"

"… he company’s influence, or the inaccuracies and mischaracterizations the South Florida biologists said they had uncovered. Solomon noted that other scientists ha …"

The road gang

By Matthew Lewis

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"… ic catastrophe” if the U.S. government treated bicycles the same as cars.South Florida Bike Coalition director Kathryn Moore said she was confused by the up …"

"… rush hour backed up Morris’ description of the project’s importance to South Florida commuters.“The public is getting good value for its money right now,” …"

"… n to Americans, movement is more often occurring at the regional level. In South Florida, for example, in 2006 a group of local leaders attempted to levy a sales t …"

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"… y block, Eusebio said.He has since coordinated with grocer associations in South Florida, Massachusetts and Connecticut — all who see a nickel-a-can tax as prohi …"

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"… y block, Eusebio said.He has since coordinated with grocer associations in South Florida, Massachusetts and Connecticut — all who see a nickel-a-can tax as prohi …"

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"… ss,” said Jason Rohr, a specialist in ecotoxicology at the University of South Florida who served on the EPA’s atrazine panel this past spring. “Given atrazi …"

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"… er,” said Jason Rohr, a specialist in ecotoxicology at the University of South Florida who studies the effects of atrazine in animals, and who served on the EPA …"

The fraud squad

By Howard Goodman

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"… leader on the mortgage industry's annual Fraud Index.The surprise is that South Florida is leading the way in cleaning up the toxic real-estate mess.Last month, C …"

"… he mortgage fraud is reminiscent of the cocaine-crazed '80s, when banks in South Florida were so besieged by deposits of cash that began weighing piles of bills in …"

"… t cool?"Howard Goodman is a former reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, South Florida Sun-Sentinel and Kansas City Times. …"

Consultants

By Kevin Bogardus

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"… e D.C. law firm Patton Boggs; Roberto Martinez, a former U.S. attorney for South Florida; and Barry Richard, a Tallahassee partner of Greenberg Traurig.The Bush-Ch …"