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Tom Wolfe's work inspired my journalism career. Meeting him in Miami inspired a new one.

Tom Wolfe's work inspired my journalism career. Meeting him in Miami inspired a new one.



2018-05-16T23:26:00+0000

A reporter recalls how a phone call from the pioneering 'New Journalist' proved to be a pivotal moment that changed his life.

For five years Tom Wolfe was a frequent visitor to Miami while he worked on his novel "Back to Blood."


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Here are the 11 am EDT/10 am CDT Key Messages on #Alberto. Full advisory at https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb

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The breathtaking Vegas Golden Knights are the greatest expansion team in professional sports history. Tampa Bay fans should be more than a little jealous, @mjfennelly writes.
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Pasco: #FHP Troopers are investigating a fatal hit & run crash on Rowan Rd near Massachusetts Ave. Bicyclist struck and killed. Troopers searching for a white Toyota pickup - either Tundra or Tacoma - call *FHP or @crimestopperstb with any tips.

Troopers looking for driver in New Port Richey fatal hit-and-run https://t.co/FSmnuvCYz2 @TB_Times

Much of the peninsula under a slight risk today as #Alberto passes just to the west. Still the threat for a few tornadoes. #flwx

FHP: 30-year-old motorcyclist killed in Hudson crash https://t.co/fh8oyeuNnR @TB_Times

Here's the latest look at Florida from the TBO weather radar. Get radar updates, tidbits from the National Hurricane Center and so much more at our live Alberto blog here:
https://t.co/hPWehdKzt3

View the latest weather update from the City of Miami Beach: https://t.co/IK4H3QBkwL #MDW2018 #Alberto

Alberto Moving North, Scattered Storms & Gusty Winds for the Bay Area https://t.co/WoU6SS5myc

CRASH: All SB lanes on Indian Creek are blocked at 71st St. Use caution #MiamiBeach #Traffic @MiamiBeachNews

A small crowd of Tampa Bay-area Republicans met last week in Tampa to advocate for a cause not typically associated with the party: LGBTQ rights. https://t.co/WtgotR9lYH

Sandbags will be available to city residents daily from 8am-7pm until further notice at Al Barnes Park, Himes Ave. Complex, & Macfarlane Park. @tampaparksrec staff will be on hand to help those who need assistance. For more information, please visit https://t.co/H6zXK2oTqC

{WATER MAIN BREAK} Affecting southbound traffic from Rubideaux to Bay to Bay. Find an alternate route. Residents out here are calling it ‘Old Faithful’ because when they first spotted the break this morning water was shooting several feet into the air. @FOX13News #GoodDayTB

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