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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Tri-Rail deals with host of problems causing delays

It's been a rocky month for Tri-Rail, plagued by delays almost daily as it still grapples with taking over dispatching all trains on its tracks.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale sets record for hottest April day ever

No day in April has ever been as hot as it was Sunday in Fort Lauderdale: 96 degrees.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel South Florida to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday

Israel's 67th birthday will be celebrated South Florida style at three locations in Broward and Palm Beach counties over the next month, with events ranging from wine tasting to a visit to a mock Western Wall.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Elections Chief Snipes to seek re-election

Ending months of speculation, Broward County Elections Supervisor Dr.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Saturday's high of 93 degrees in West Palm Beach breaks record

If you felt a summer-like roast Saturday, it was not your imagination.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Where education bills stand in the legislature

Parents and students could soon see fewer tests and more school choices.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Traffic jams ahead as South Florida bridges face fixes

South Florida's crumbling bridges will be taking a toll on traffic over the next few years as officials gear up to either fix or replace them.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Florida hit by hurricanes in 20 of 27 slow seasons

It sounds like good news: The initial hurricane outlook calls for a calm season with only seven named storms.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel State Supreme Court ruling strikes blow to red light cameras

The traditional red light camera program appears to be stopped – for now.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward heads toward stricter standards for taxi, Uber drivers

Taxi and Uber drivers will have to file fingerprints and submit to FBI criminal background checks under a widespread reform of driver-for-hire laws endorsed Tuesday by Broward County commissioners.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Supreme Court deals blow to Broward Judge Watson

The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to Broward Circuit Judge Laura Marie Watson's efforts to keep her job.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hollywood commissioner hosts town hall meeting April 16

Residents are invited to a town hall meeting called by City Commissioner Dick Blattner set for April 16 at 6:30 p.m.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Initial forecast: Quiet storm season with only three hurricanes

The upcoming hurricane could be one of the quietest in decades with only seven named storms, including three hurricanes, one major.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Long lines, daunting waits frustrate taxpayers needing help

With Wednesday's filing deadline bearing down, some frustrated taxpayers are driving 48 miles from one overwhelmed IRS office in Plantation to another in West Palm Beach hoping to find someone who can help them complete their income-tax forms.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Legislature agrees to scale back school testing

Faced with an outcry from parents and educators, the Florida Legislature on Thursday sent to Gov.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Lawmakers inch closer to eliminating alimony

Permanent alimony may become a thing of the past in Florida.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel 42 charged in S. Fla.'s ID theft 'epidemic,' officials say

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jimmy Buffett fails to sway lawmakers on Glades

TALLAHASSEE – Voters overwhelmingly told lawmakers in November to purchase environmentally sensitive land and take care of the land the state already has.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel 2 Fort Lauderdale charter schools to close doors

A year-long battle by the Broward school district to shut down two troubled Fort Lauderdale charter schools is finally over: the schools have agreed to close their doors.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward teachers to get raises in May

Broward's 14,000 teachers will receive their long-awaited pay hikes in May after the School Board approved a contract with its union on Tuesday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward backslides on recycling

Broward County is slipping backward in meeting a state goal for 2020 that 75 percent of its garbage be recycled.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison

A Broward man who admitted he was part of a Jamaican lottery scam that mostly targeted seniors in the U.S.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Manatee season ends with fewer deaths from boats

Manatees and boats dodged each other fairly effectively in South Florida this season, with a total of three of the endangered marine mammals killed by watercraft in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Tri-Rail to go directly to Miami airport starting Sunday

Catching a flight at Miami International Airport?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Deerfield Beach Middle educator named Broward teacher of the year

Deerfield Beach Middle school teacher Nicole Brown is constantly pushing her eighth-graders to slide into success just like baseball players who slide to home plate.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hollywood's Margaritaville still on track to open this summer

— That cheeseburger in paradise and its accompanying Jimmy Buffett-themed resort are on the way.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel FL Supreme Court to hear Broward election case

Yes, Mark Bogen has been on the County Commission since January.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or not

Whether or not Florida Gov.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Lawmakers tackle high school athletics

High school athletes could become free agents if a bill that reforms the Florida High School Athletic Association passes through the legislature.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel 2 termite species mate, create menace for South Florida

Their love crossed the barrier between species, and now a new kind of termite may be chewing its way through South Florida's houses.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Booze, beer bills move through Florida House

TALLAHASSEE – On tap in the legislature: Two bills that would change how stores in Florida can sell liquor and beer.