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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Runcie, teachers union to discuss testing

Superintendent Robert Runcie plans to join with local and national teacher groups to encourage the state to slow down the testing frenzy.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Agreement reached over confusing Broward ballot

The Broward Supervisor of Elections reached an agreement with a group trying to extend the Children's Services Counsel, ending a lawsuit over a ballot layout that some said was confusing to voters.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Road surveillance cameras should come down, state says

Criminal-catching surveillance cameras aren't allowed on state roads, Florida transportation officials say.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Demolition begins for All Aboard Florida's new station

It's demo day.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Dania officials face more fallout from election shakeup

Tonight is Walter Duke's final meeting as mayor of Dania Beach.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Nova receives $6.4 million for Hispanic students

Nova Southeastern University has received $6.4 million in grants to encourage Hispanic and other minority students to pursue careers in the high demand fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Cooper City commissioners to consider doubling their salaries

Cooper City commissioners will decide Tuesday night whether to give themselves raises for the first time in two decades.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel All Aboard Florida ready to begin construction of Fort Lauderdale station

It's full steam ahead for All Aboard Florida's downtown Fort Lauderdale station.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale beach revamp plans move ahead

Fort Lauderdale commissioners on Monday heard two plans for a full-scale redevelopment of the beach area surrounding Las Olas Boulevard and A1A, which would cost either $72 million or $82 million.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Bondi to fed court: put same-sex marriage on hold

State Attorney General Pam Bondi had up to 17 days to respond to a motion filed by American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Daniel Tilley, which asked a federal judge in Tallahassee to lift his stay on a ruling overturning Florida's same-sex marriage ban.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel FLL airport Ebola prep: Quarantine hangar, hand sanitizer

You're inside a jet airliner soaring toward Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel 'Fort Lauderdale is prepared' for Ebola

As an Ebola scare sweeps the world, Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue officials assured the public that they're ready for it — and have been for years.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Rothstein's ex-general counsel admits fraud

The man who was Scott Rothstein's general counsel at the notorious Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy Thursday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward

Charlie Crist showed up at Century Village on Thursday to get the vote out, but it appeared the vote had already been gotten.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Boynton school tried to withhold teacher raises, district says

A Boynton Beach school attempted to keep $202,788 in state funds that were supposed to go toward teacher raises, according to a school district investigation.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Mayo: Broward charter enrollment tops 40,000

Charter schools keep surging in popularity, with enrollment in Broward topping 40,000 for the first time this year.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel State helps combat flooding in Fort Lauderdale's isle communities

Fort Lauderdale's effort to control tidal flooding on the isle communities off Las Olas Boulevard is receiving a $700,000 boost from the state.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Two job fairs scheduled this month

Two job fairs are planned for the last two weeks of October.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward getting 100 new buses

Riding a bus in Broward County is about to get more reliable for passengers -- and run cleaner -- on some routes over the next several months.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Dania Beach tech firm gets investment from Google, Qualcomm

Magic Leap, a tech firm in Dania Beach, has completed a $542 million round of financing led by Google, with participation from Qualcomm.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward home prices soften in September

Broward County home prices continue to cool off.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward transportation tab $1 billion, but no one's paying

Broward County has more than $1 billion in unfunded transportation needs.

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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