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Blowout
Blowout

Maddow, Rachel

Big Oil and Gas versus democracy—winner take all

In 2010, the words \"earthquake swarm\" entered the lexicon in Oklahoma. That same year, a trove of Michael Jackson memorabilia—including his iconic crystal-encrusted white glove—was sold at auction for over $1 million...

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Prince Albert
Prince Albert

A.N. Wilson

In this companion biography to the acclaimed Victoria, A. N. Wilson offers a deeply textured and ambitious portrait of Prince Albert, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the royal consort's birth.For more than six decades, Queen Victoria ruled a great Empire at the height...
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A History of Smuggling in Florida
A History of Smuggling in Florida

Stan Zimmerman

Think you're a smuggler? With that box of Cuban cigars or those unclaimed duty-free souvenirs from last summer's trip to Paris? Untaxed and untraced commerce-call it contraband-is a trillion-dollar-per-year global business. New technologies to discover and curb smuggling are met by equally...
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Ghosts and Mysteries of Broward County
Ghosts and Mysteries of Broward County

Dorothy Salvo Davis

Residents of and visitors to Broward County might not realize how many haunting tales are connected to the many popular beaches, roadways and destinations here. What really happened to six aircraft that went missing in what might be one corner of the Devil's Triangle? Does a shape-shifting...
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Wilton Manors
Wilton Manors

Benjamin B. Little

The Seminoles once roamed the land that encompasses Wilton Manors, until Henry Flagler brought his East Coast Railway through the untamed wilderness in the late nineteenth century. By 1910, the railway had transformed the area into a viable farming and shipping hamlet known as Colohatchee,...
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Broward County
Broward County

Susan Gillis

In 1915, the South Florida communities of Fort Lauderdale, Dania, Pompano, Hallandale, Deerfield, and Davie joined together to form a county. They named it Broward, in honor of the governor whose Everglades drainage program had brought them such prosperity. Today, Broward is Florida's second...
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The Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes of Southern Florida
The Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes of Southern Florida

Patsy West

The history of the Seminole and Miccosukee tribes dates back to the 1500s, when most of Florida as well as much of the United States was uninhabited. During the early 19th century, the tribes moved into the South Florida interior, living on remote tree islands throughout the Everglades...
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