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Social media feud leads to public records fight in Miami Beach

Grant Stern is a mortgage broker, radio broadcaster and the executive director of PINAC News, a national police accountability site—and he’s suing the city of Miami Beach and its mayor under Florida’s sunshine law to obtain some of the mayor’s tweets and his Facebook block list, among other things. In a complaint filed last week, Stern says the mayor, Philip Levine, “employs...
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