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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Plan for Hollywood Boulevard roundabouts divides neighborhood

Commissioner plans meeting in October to hash out controversial plan

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward elections office corrects online sample ballot error

The Broward elections office on Tuesday removed an online "sample ballot" link on its website that was providing voters with bad information.

Miami Herald Marc Caputo: Dade Democratic dysfunction emerges in governor’s race

A governor’s race doesn’t seem to go by in Florida without Democrats ending up in a circular firing squad.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Spate of workplace deaths in Broward concerns area contractors

The number of people with jobs is not the only statistic on the rise in Broward. Also climbing: workplace fatalities.



Miami Herald Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about trips to King Ranch in Texas?

The trips to historic King Ranch in Texas were financed all or in part with contributions from Florida’s sugar industry.

Miami Herald Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Eleven Democrats vying for four County Commission seats







South Florida Sun-Sentinel To save or not to save old buildings? That is the question on Hollywood beach

Prospect of historic designation giving some property owners the jitters

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Deerfield activist Oveta Thompson-McKeithen dies at 80 | Offer condolences

Oveta Louise Thompson-McKeithen, a longtime community leader in Deerfield Beach, died July 15 of natural causes in a Boca Raton hospice.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel South Florida men accused of scamming elderly investors

Four South Florida men are accused of fraudulently soliciting millions from more than 100 elderly investors with a claim that their money would be used to develop a new laser technology for the National Football League, authorities said.

Miami Herald Judge skeptical about changes to Florida congressional districts for November

A Leon County judge said he was unsure he could redraw the state’s congressional map before the November election.

Miami Herald Florida Sen. Rubio cites case of jailed opposition leader in latest push for sanctions on Venezuelan leaders

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican who has been pushing the Obama administration to impose targeted sanctions on individuals committing human rights violations in Venezuela, flagged the recent case of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo López in a letter to the president.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Lauderdale-by-the-Sea tax rate to be lowered

Commissioners say they will lower the town's property tax rate this year.

Miami Herald Sen. Rubio: Traditional marriage advocates face ‘growing intolerance’

Senator Marco Rubio said Tuesday that supporters of traditional marriage face increasing backlash for their beliefs.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward judge suspected of DUI pleads no contest to reckless driving

'Accidental overdose of Ambien' to blame for Rosenthal's erratic driving, attorney says

Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal entered a no contest plea to a reckless driving charge Wednesday, ending the legal consequences of her arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence two months ago.


Miami Herald Q Poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Rick Scott catch Charlie Crist

Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are essentially tied 37-39 percent in Florida’s hotly contested governor’s race, partly because a little-known Libertarian candidate is sapping support from the Democratic challenger, a new poll indicates.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Dania Beach vice mayor makes it to raucous meeting, keeps her seat

Vice Mayor Chickie Brandimarte, still recovering after a 25-day hospital stay, returned to City Hall on Tuesday to get back to business.



Miami Herald Charlie Crist about to get millions in campaign subsidy

The former governor will get millions in campaign cash under the state’s public campaign financing program created to help low-budget candidates counter big-pocketed opponents.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward Inspector General faults Margate CRA for misconduct

The city's redevelopment agency "intentionally" kept millions of taxpayer dollars that were supposed to be used for redevelopment projects over several years, according to a finding released Tuesday by the Broward Office of the Inspector General.


South Florida Sun-Sentinel North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values.





South Florida Sun-Sentinel All Aboard rail foes pick up steam, but admit odds slim

Even opponents admit it may not be possible to derail All Aboard Florida's plan for train service from South Florida to Orlando.

Miami Herald Gov. Scott had stake in pipeline firm whose $3 billion venture he and his appointees backed

Upon his election in 2010, Gov. Rick Scott’s transition team included a Florida Power & Light executive who pitched his company’s plan to build a major natural gas pipeline in North Florida to fuel a new generation of gas-fired power plants in places like Port Everglades.

Miami Herald Miami congressional candidate highlights ‘Cuban’ rivals in flier

In case any voter in Florida’s 26th Congressional District thought candidate Ed MacDougall was of Cuban descent, one of his latest campaign advertisements should clear things up.

Miami Herald Marc Caputo: Despite his troubles, numbers favor Rick Scott

Charlie Crist had one of the best weeks of the governor’s race after picking a widely admired running mate, Annette Taddeo, Miami-Dade County’s Democratic leader.

Miami Herald Even among opponents, Charlie Crist’s pick for No. 2, AnnetteTaddeo, gets respect

Annette Taddeo gives Charlie Crist fundraising power and cover with Democrats as his running mate.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fired Broward deputy was hero before Rothstein scandal, supporters say

Jeff Poole faces up to 10 years in federal prison for false arrest

On his best days as a Broward Sheriff's deputy, Jeff Poole performed so superbly that he was once named Deputy of the Year, and he won two lifesaver awards — one for saving a jogger's life after her legs were severed by a train and the other for resuscitating a drowning child.

Miami Herald Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Miami Herald Wasserman Schultz lays forth on party's chances (better than you think) and Jeb Bush (thin skinned)

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from South Florida who doubles as the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said pundits and politicians are misreading the dynamics of the upcoming midterm election and that her party is in a much stronger position than many realize.

Miami Herald Judge sets hearing on redrawing maps before election

After throwing out the state’s redistricting maps, the judge in the case has agreed to hear arguments about whether to wait until after the November elections to fix flawed districts.

Miami Herald Crist names Miamian Annette Taddeo-Goldstein as running mate

Charlie Crist on Thursday tapped the head of Miami-Dade’s Democratic Party to become his running mate for governor, adding a needed South Florida Hispanic face to the former Republican’s ticket.

Miami Herald Business partner of suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

A businessman pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to organizing an $11 million mortgage-fraud scheme that he says he ran with suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau.