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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Obama tours National Hurricane Center

A presidential visit is like a hurricane.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel All Aboard Florida expects 5.3 million riders by 2020

A high speed train between South Florida and Orlando would eventually attract 7 million riders a year and generate $400 million in revenue, according to report released today by All Aboard Florida.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel NOAA predicts slow hurricane season; is intensity era over?

Joining other weather teams, government forecasters on Wednesday called for a slower-than-normal hurricane season, adding fuel to the debate over whether the 20-year era of tropical intensity is finally drawing to an end.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Wasserman Schultz, Frankel visit Africa to see how U.S. can help impoverished women

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel River water woes come with Lake Okeechobee draining

"Toxic" and "scum" are not words that the Chamber of Commerce likes to see associated with Florida's waterfront lifestyle.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Ceremony along Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk honors war dead on Memorial Day

More than 200 people, including some who fought in America's wars dating back more than 70 years, gathered on the city's Riverwalk on Monday to honor those warriors who never came home.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Memorial Day events

Services and other events taking place in Broward County over the Memorial Day weekend.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Tri-Rail puts new limits on smoking

Want to light up at a Tri-Rail station?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Colleges move to the front line for serving vets

South Florida's colleges are pledging to better serve veterans so that their pursuit of education doesn't become another battle.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Compulsive-gambling treatment shortchanged in Florida

For compulsive gamblers seeking treatment, Florida is an unfortunate place to be.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel South Florida men targeted seniors around the world in $28M sweepstakes fraud, feds say

A South Florida-based sweepstakes fraud that bilked about $28 million from hundreds of thousands of victims around the world has been shut down with the arrests of four local men, federal authorities said Thursday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Developer testifies at corruption trial of former Tamarac mayor

Real estate developer Bruce Chait told a Broward jury Thursday that he expected Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco to do his bidding and support a controversial housing development after he helped her become mayor of Tamarac in 2006.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Cooper City, bedroom community, leads state in growth

With a healthy population surge of 22 percent from 2010 to 2014, this humble city is suddenly leading the state in growth, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward posts almost double-digit drop in crime rate

Florida's crime rate hit a 44-year low in 2014, a trend reflected throughout Broward County , with Fort Lauderdale reporting the fewest crimes since it started keeping detailed, uniform statistics in 1974.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Feds say they have put major dent in South Florida's Latin Kings gang

The federal indictments of "King Nano" of Plantation, the second in command of the Latin Kings' operations in Florida, "Queen Flaka" of Fort Lauderdale, "King Boom" of West Palm Beach, and "King Tato" of Miami Beach, and more than two dozen associates, have put a major dent in the gang's operations,...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hunger still a concern in flashy South Florida

South Florida thrives as a care-free Mecca for tourists.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Congressman seeks answers on Cuban crime rings

Cuban criminals are exploiting America's generosity and must be brought to justice, a South Florida congressman told the new U.S.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Corruption trial of former Tamarac mayor begins Tuesday

The public corruption trial of former Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco is scheduled to open Tuesday morning in a Fort Lauderdale courtroom.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Math end-of-course exams won't count toward student grades

Results from Florida's end-of-course exams in math won't count toward a student's final grade this year, state officials told school superintendents Monday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel JetBlue to offer Mexico City flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

JetBlue Airways is adding another Latin American city to its route map — Mexico City.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Presidential candidates court Hispanic voters

Hispanic voters already are playing a major role in the 2016 presidential race, a sign of their growing importance in Florida and other key states.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Presidential candidates hunt for supporters – and money – in South Florida

The rainy season has started — for Florida presidential politics.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel All Aboard Florida track, crossing work set to begin

Drivers will soon start feeling the effects of All Aboard Florida, which in mid-June will begin closing crossings as it adds a second track and upgrades 185 crossings between Miami and West Palm Beach

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Seminoles won't fold cards easily

The blackjack and table-games portion of the Seminole Tribe's revenue-sharing agreement with the state is set to lapse in late July, and so far talks to extend the deal have gone nowhere.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Davie council members raise their stipend to $450 a month

Town Council members voted unanimously Wednesday night to increase their out-of-pocket stipend by $200 a month, an adjustment officials say is warranted because their rate had remained the same for 30 years.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel South Florida air quality continues to improve

South Florida's air quality has improved dramatically since the late 1990s, as tougher federal rules for power plants and automobile exhaust reduced emissions of harmful pollutants, according to the American Lung Association's latest report on the nation's air quality.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Bridge tender may ease boater fears about All Aboard Florida

For the first time in years, boaters have a full-time tender to communicate with at the New River railroad bridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Union loses merit pay suit; no tenure for 2,600 teachers

About 2,600 Broward County teachers will be paid based on performance instead of experience after the union's push to give those teachers tenure failed in court.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward passes Uber law despite company's threat to leave county

Broward County commissioners on Tuesday passed a sweeping new law regulating app-based ride services such as Uber, despite the company's threat to leave town if they did.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hazardous waste event Saturday in Tamarac

The city wants residents to get rid of certain types of trash responsibly.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Uber ultimatum: regulate us, we'll leave Broward

As Broward County prepares to vote Tuesday on one of Florida's first laws legalizing and regulating Uber, the underground taxi service is threatening to leave town if it passes.