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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Florida: 2nd for business climate, new survey says

Florida ranks second among all 50 states as having the best business climate, according to a new survey of U.S.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward School Board to protest high-stakes testing

The Broward County School Board plans to join a statewide trend of opposing high-stakes testing.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Rothstein vs. Rothstein: Divorce should be final Monday

If everything goes the way Kim Rothstein wants it Monday, she will finally be rid of her Ponzi schemer husband — and the "Mrs.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel People who vote before Election Day could decide outcome of governor's race

With the race for governor in a dead heat and more than half of Florida's voters likely to cast their ballots before Election Day, the contest could be won or lost by the time the polls open on Nov.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Free water trolley takes inaugural trip in Fort Lauderdale

It was a beautiful day to be on a boat — and on an inaugural boat ride no less.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward cities plan ahead to delay, ban, regulate medical marijuana

The rush to delay or stop medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Million-dollar fraud nets 20-year prison term

The men and women financially crippled by a Margate Ponzi schemer unleashed their fury in a Broward County courtroom Friday on the man who bilked them out of $3.2 million.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Important deadline looms in Florida same-sex marriage case

Are you gay, in a committed relationship and want to take it to the next level?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Gov. Scott makes Broward stop to discuss Ebola preparedness

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Giant machines help South Florida dissect hurricanes

Florida, the most storm-battered state in the nation, now is home to groundbreaking research that allows scientists to dissect the raw power of hurricanes.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Out of foreclosure, Coral Springs mayor takes up fight for better banks

The city's mayor is out of foreclosure, and he said the experience was so awful he is now mulling becoming an activist.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel FAU to open new start-up business center Friday

Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Employers forecast continued growth

With tourism, retail and construction booming, Fort Lauderdale-area businesses forecast solid growth through 2014, according to a quarterly report Thursday by the Council of Economic Advisors.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Plantation mayor enlists public to try to keep hospital

The mayor said she needs help with some political maneuvering.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broker admits guilt in Rothstein fraud

A broker who played a relatively minor role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme pleaded guilty to a wire fraud conspiracy charge Thursday afternoon.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Pembroke Pines commissioner wants to move North Perry Airport

Backyard barbecues in the neighborhoods framing the North Perry Airport come with the buzz of helicopters and the roar of light aircraft, a cacophony that could be silenced soon.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Turnpike testing new wrong-way signs, technology

Turnpike officials are testing new signs and equipment to deter wrong-way drivers.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward goes after Uber drivers

The underground taxi service Uber is pushing into Broward County, and the county is pushing back.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel New Tri-Rail station at Miami International Airport won't open until January

Tri-Rail passengers must wait at least two to three more months before they can ride to the new station at Miami International Airport.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Small-business event teaches about Facebook

Facebook's Small Business Boost program will be in Boca Raton on Wednesday to teach local small business owners how to optimize their presences on the social network.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Cheaper Prepaid college plans go on sale Wednesday

Florida Prepaid College plans go on sale again Wednesday, and this time it may really seem like a sale.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Mayo: Bondi seeks quick ruling on gay marriage from Florida Supreme Court

From my lips to Pam Bondi's ears.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hard Rock to hold job fair Oct. 27 for new restaurant

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will hold the last in a series of job fairs on Oct.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward votes on bus fare increase Tuesday afternoon

It's one of the most controversial fee increases the county can impose: An increase in bus fares, paid largely by the working poor.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward takes aim at tow trucks, again

As towing abuses continue in Broward, the county will take a second stab at protecting consumers.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel New designer drugs hit S. Florida streets

Two new designer drugs have popped up on South Florida streets this year.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel I-95 express lane toll signs, paving, plastic poles coming to south Broward

A series of "blacked out" signs and new overhead toll gantries are the latest indication that a big change is coming for commuters on Interstate 95 in south Broward.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Joe Biden campaigning in So. Florida for Charlie Crist

Vice President Joe Biden will make a campaign swing Monday through South Florida to boost Charlie Crist's campaign for governor.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Former TD Bank official indicted in Rothstein case

Former TD Bank regional vice president Frank Spinosa has been indicted on federal wire fraud and conspiracy charges linked to Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Trader Joe's opens in Pembroke Pines

Trader Joe's is now open in Pembroke Pines.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Woman accuses Hallandale commissioner of indecent exposure in condo sauna

The Broward State Attorney's Office is looking into an accusation of indecent exposure that's been lodged against Commissioner Leo Grachow.