Fraud scheme targets patients, doctors, and insurers

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Dr. Lawrence Silk was a latter-day Marcus Welby, asking...computer repairman. The bogus bills collected in the name of Silk, the North Miami Beach doctor, reveal the crooks' expertise. Two insurers paid $1,580...

Housing debt is overwhelming older Americans

...Korte, a foreclosure lawyer in West Palm Beach, Fla.Al and Saundra Karp bought their three-bedroom home in North Miami Beach, Fla., for $77,000 in 1980. Over the years, they refinanced, partly to pay down credit-card debt, and...

Atlantic Coast conference football signings lists

...HS, Syracuse, N.Y.Cordell Hudson, db, 6-0, 160, Largo (Fla.) HSSteve Ishmael, wr, 6-3, 180, North Miami Beach HSA.J. Long, qb, 6-1, 190, Friendship Christian HS, Lebanon, Tenn.Colton Moskal, lb, 6-1, 215...

Large protest expected over bookstore zoning

...request that would allow an adult video and bookstore to locate in south Augusta. An Atlanta attorney representing the North Miami Beach company that would run the bookstore will ask commissioners in the second-floor courtroom of the municipal building...

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Book store attorney seeks fast buck

...their sinful selves under the heaviest rock they can find. As for the Tom Maddox, the attorney representing the North Miami Beach, Fla.-based bookstore, his morals are just as corrupt and deceitful. I am exercising my right to freedom of...

Hurricanes striking Florida since August 2004

...speed: 120 mph (Category 3) Fatalities: 12 -- Name: Katrina Landfall: Aug. 25, between Hallandale Beach and North Miami Beach Wind speed: 80 mph (Category 1) Fatalities: 14 --- Name: Rita Eye passed south of Keys Sept. 20 Wind speed...

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Obese Americans embrace surgery option

...such as jet-skiing. "The surgery was a tool that gave me back my life," said Mr. Schlesinger, who lives in North Miami Beach, Florida. "I can't even begin to explain what it meant to me." Mr. Schlesinger's operation, called bariatric...

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Augusta must pay X-Mart almost $131,000

...Appeals reversed him, saying the X-Mart was entitled to grandfather status. X-Mart owner Evgueni Souliaguine, of North Miami Beach, sought damages from the point he intended to open in April 2002 to the present. Earlier this year, Judge Bowen...

Florida puts temporary ban on fen-phen

...examiner blamed fen-phen in part for the July heart attack that killed 53-year-old Pat Mishcon, the wife of North Miami Beach's mayor. "We felt there was a need for the protection of the public to establish an emergency rule, said Dr...

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ACC signings

...Va.) HS Shawn Underwood, dt, 6-2, 295, Fuquay-Varina (N.C.) HS Keeon Virgile, lb, 6-2, 210, North Miami Beach (Fla.) HS Marquise Williams, qb, 6-2, 215, Mallard Creek HS, Charlotte, N.C. Sylvester Williams, dt...

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