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South Florida Sun-Sentinel When Charlie Crist shows up to campaign, Republicans are sure to follow

Charlie Crist is rarely without a shadow on the campaign trail.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Ex-Rothstein partner cites addict son in plea for leniency

Disbarred, publicly shamed and with a suicide attempt behind him, the last in the triad of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law partners is making a plea for mercy.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Another cool mural coming to downtown Hollywood

Globe-trotting street artists The London Police have done their thing in London, Amsterdam, Berlin, New York, Miami and Tokyo.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward sets vote to tighten towing laws

Broward County commissioners are considering a stricter tow truck law, the second crackdown on an industry accused of consumer abuses.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Price of ride may rise on Broward buses

Broward County is poised to raise bus fares — a controversial move that could lead to lower bus ridership just when the county has made a priority of increasing it.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward to push for charter reform, more funds

The Broward school district has set its priorities for the upcoming legislative session: more funding, charter school reform and a change in high-stakes testing.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Housing market starts to soften

Prices rise again in Broward but sales slip as buyers take more time

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hollywood police host Prescription Drug Take-Back program

The Hollywood Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back program Sept.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge

In a four-way race to replace the retiring Mel Grossman as a Broward Circuit Court judge, Rhoda Sokoloff came out on top on Aug.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Richards faces Robinson for Broward County Court judge

When Claudia Robinson chose to run against Broward County Judge Ian Richards earlier this year, she said she had a simple strategy — one that may have paid off in the short run.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Political enemies target Wasserman Schultz

Still seen as safe for re-election in South Florida

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida

Their numbers double as high school students seek help with college admission

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Two more charged in Rothstein Ponzi scheme

Federal prosecutors on Friday filed criminal charges against Scott Rothstein's former business manager and a broker who allegedly helped work out numerous fraudulent deals as part of South Florida's largest Ponzi scheme.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Chikungunya fever reported in Broward

The first locally acquired case of a mosquito-borne illness called Chikungunya fever has been confirmed in Broward County , the Florida Department of Health announced Friday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward commission race pushed into 2015

Litigation in bizarre race leaves District 2 without commissioner

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hollywood seeks probe of 'million-dollar mistake'

City manager stands up to critics, says 'I'm not leaving'

Miami Herald In battle over Politico article, DNC offers defense of Wasserman Schultz

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from South Florida who doubles as the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, was blasted in a lengthy article in Politico that documented her rocky relationship with the Obama White House and indicated her tenure might be limited.

Miami Herald 2016 could bring a chance for revenge for Crist

If former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist wins his old job back as a Democrat, he could be in a position to seek political revenge against two Republicans whom he once counted as friends and now disdain him.

Miami Herald Jeb Bush stumps for Illinois GOP candidate

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was expected to headline a Thursday luncheon fundraiser for Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner who's trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Miami Herald Homeowners are paying more for less insurance coverage under Scott, Crist says

PolitiFact checked out Charlie Crist’s claim against Gov. Rick Scott on property insurance rates and found it mostly true.

Miami Herald How South Florida lawmakers voted: Syrian amendment

On Wednesday, lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted 273-156 to adopt the Syrian rebel amendment.

Miami Herald Rick Scott tries to clarify attack ad on Charlie Crist

Gov. Rick Scott suggested his ad wasn’t really saying that Charlie Crist was an active participant in the fraud spawned by Scott Rothstein’s Ponzi scheme.

Miami Herald Eyeing 2016, Rubio pushes American strength abroad

Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House, pushing for more military spending and greater intervention abroad as the United States confronts Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.

Miami Herald Advocates, Florida delegation push immigration program to help rebuild Haiti

A bipartisan group of members of the House of Representatives – including those from South Florida – is pushing the Obama administration to create an immigration program for Haitians that would accelerate the flow of immigrants from that country and help it recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake.

Miami Herald Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Ponzi schemer ties

The Miami Herald has identified the Republican used in an attack ad by Gov. Rick Scott against challenger Charlie Crist. The ad wrongly claims that Crist and Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein had “swindled” the mysterious Republican.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Parking spots in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood to transform into mini-parks on Friday

Got imagination?

Miami Herald Miami-Dade commissioners to Gov. Scott: Fix DCF

A month after Javon Dade was fatally mauled by his father’s dogs, county commissioners are calling upon the governor to fix the state’s troubled child protection system.

Miami Herald Joe Garcia says Carlos Curbelo supports raising flood insurance rates

PolitiFact Florida found Joe Garcia’s statement about his Republican challenger Carlos Curbelo to be false.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants

Ten thousand acres of Everglades National Park will burn Tuesday, as the park attempts to destroy an infestation of plants from Asia and Africa that can kill native vegetation.



Miami Herald MARC CAPUTO: The politics, paradoxes and polling of pot in Florida

Tallahassee’s conservative political establishment is about to embark on a multi-million ad campaign to kill a popular, proposed constitutional amendment for medical marijuana.

Miami Herald Florida GOP optimism grows as election approaches

Florida Republicans say that a victory by Gov. Rick Scott in November is within their grasp.