| Feb 12, 2014
Given the gravity of the moment, Kirk Dillard was wrong to lead with a joke.
"The original Mayor Daley once said, 'I hear lotsa allegations, but I don't see no alligators,'" Dillard began.
The crowd at Monday evening's Republican gubernatorial...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:42 PM
COCONUT CREEK – Their quest for five still alive, the four-time defending state champions danced and shouted in joy outside before disappearing into the victorious visitors' locker room.
In a rematch between two of the state's top-ranked teams, No....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The most intriguing girls basketball regional semifinal on Tuesday has to be four-time defending state champion Dillard at Coconut Creek.
Creek has won two of the teams' three matchups this season, including the district championship at home 69-40 on...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:32 PM
While Nova held off a fourth-quarter charge by Coconut Creek, defending BCAA Big 8 girls basketball tournament champ Dillard breezed into the finals Friday with a 73-47 win against Cypress Bay.
How dominant was Dillard? The Panthers led the semifinal...
| Jan 12, 2014
Lost in all the headline-grabbing fuss last week over the various positions that Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner has taken on the minimum wage — He's for cutting it! He wants to raise it! He doesn't want to raise it! — was this...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Unable to raise the kind of campaign money Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has collected, state Sen. Kirk Dillard has turned to the checkbook of his running mate.
Since October, state Rep. Jil Tracy and members of her family have provided...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Republican candidate Bruce Rauner disclosed Monday that he made $53 million in 2012, part of a vast wealth that he is willing to tap in his run for governor — a point he made by dropping another $500,000 of his own money into the race.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
At West Orange High outside Orlando, two high-school seniors with Down syndrome have been elected homecoming king and queen by their classmates.
It's the first time anyone in the Orange County School District, the 10th largest in the nation, can...
| Oct 21, 2013
Q: When will construction of the new Sunrise Boulevard bridge over the Middle River begin?
Noreene Taylor, Wilton Manors
A: Nov. 5. The work is set to take three years.
A construction kickoff meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
This column, which I started writing Wednesday afternoon, was originally going to be about how Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was a shoo-in to win the Heisman Trophy.
Now, sadly, it is about how there's no way he can win it.
Not as long as...
| Dec 7, 2013
The first time I met Angela Brown she seemed a little out of her element.
It was over a year ago at an Urban League of Broward County meeting where the Broward School District had launched its Black Male Success initiative, a new effort by superintendent...