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Reporter @jknipebrown  sifted through tens of thousands of pages of FBI and court records, lawsuits and witness depositions. Working with visual journalist , @EmilyMichot  the pair identified more than 80 victims, conducted hours of interviews and spent weeks writing and editing.

@jknipebrown  . @EmilyMichotsp  @MiamiHeraldent  nearly $100,000 on legal fees, fighting to access files and court documents, many sealed during civil lawsuits.

@jknipebrown  Th @EmilyMichote  result: It led to the resignation of U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta and a new indictment of Epstein. And before he could face his victims, Epstein was found dead in his New York jail cell.

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@jknipebrown  An @EmilyMichotd  prosecutors have said they will continue investigating Epstein’s ‘enablers.’ With the launch of the Investigative Lab, the wi @MiamiHeraldll  stay on this story.

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@jknipebrown  ✔️ @EmilyMichot : W #SinceParklande  partnered with nonprofit to @teamtrace  chronicle the lives of each of the nearly 1,200 children killed with a gun in the U.S. in the year following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

@jknipebrown  ✔️ @EmilyMichot : @teamtrace  Ou#PricedOutofParadiser  reporters took a deep dive into Miami’s evolution from second-tier metro to a global destination, and the consequences of that transition: economic inequality, low wages and gentrification.

@jknipebrown  Ex @EmilyMichotp  @teamtraceosing  the continuing causes of this affordability crisis – and finding solutions – requires holding our institutions and leaders accountable.

@jknipebrown  ✔️ @EmilyMichot , @teamtrace  wh #TrumpTourismich  exposed a little-known Chinese industry peddling access to the rich and powerful. At the center of this reporting is Cindy Yang, a former Asian day spa owner who sold access to Mar-a-Lago and the White House.

@jknipebrown  He @EmilyMichotl  @teamtracep  us as we continue to expose corruption, fraud and exploitation. #ReadLocal 

Florida Keys neighborhood’s been flooded for over 40 days

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"I don't think anyone has been told the truth about what Jeffrey Epstein did," said Michelle Licata, now 30. "He ruined my life and a lot of girls' lives. People need to know what he did and why he wasn't prosecuted so it never happens again."

Long before #MeToo  became the catalyst for a women's movement about sexual assault — and a decade before the fall of Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby and U.S. Olympic gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar — there was Jeffrey Edward Epstein. #PerversionofJustice 

#BREAKING : Second Parkland shooting survivor commits suicide, police confirm Via

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President Donald Trump cheered Robert Kraft’s team to Super Bowl victory with founder of spa where he was busted

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Epstein could have spent life in prison, but he only served a little more than a year in jail. Why? A secret deal was struck — an extraordinary plea arrangement — with help from future Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta.

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Documents show Acosta, then a federal prosecutor, didn't just buckle under pressure from Epstein's lawyers; he and other prosecutors worked *with* them to contain the case — even as the FBI was uncovering evidence of a wider sex trafficking operation.

Whoops! Brenda Snipes’ office mixed bad provisional ballots with good ones

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