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  • Hillsboro Beach estate listed for sale at $139 million

    Hillsboro Beach estate listed for sale at $139 million
    If $139 million is burning a hole in your pocket, you might consider a castle that hit the market Thursday in Hillsboro Beach. Le Palais Royal, a more than 60,000-square-foot estate under construction at 935 Hillsboro Mile, is one of the nation’s...
  • 2014 Chicago fall theater preview

    2014 Chicago fall theater preview
    Perhaps it dates back to the classic Greek tragedies performed at harvest-time festivals, but autumn has always been prime season for theater. "In the summertime, people like to do summer things, and then all the [theater] seasons start up in the fall,"...
  • No World Cup? No problem as soccer attendance continues to soar

    No World Cup? No problem as soccer attendance continues to soar
    A month after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup, the country's new-found passion for soccer showed no signs of ebbing, with 10 soccer games drawing a higher average attendance, then 15 major league baseball games on Saturday. According to...
  • Sign up now available for Girls on the Run

    An in-person registration for Girls on the Run will take place for the first time and the location is in West Boca. Girls in third to eighth grade can sign up from 4 to 6 p.m. today, and the same time Aug. 21 at Florida Community Bank West Boca Branch in...
  • 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty in welfare fraud case

    A self-described "Scottish aristocrat" accused of collecting government benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht in South Florida has been sentenced to a year behind bars and ordered to pay the money back after pleading guilty in a welfare fraud...
  • Should big banks be broken up?

    The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The then-seventh-largest bank in the U.S., Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad loans,...
  • No: Make management accountable

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Is Florida better off? The answer is at the heart of the debate on whether big banks are too risky and...
  • Ruling good for community associations: My Word

    With a recent ruling by Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal, community associations scored a victory that will provide them with financial relief during the fragile real-estate recovery. It marks a turning point in community associations' ongoing...
  • Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years

    Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years
    She may have held an impressive title — chief financial officer at Scott Rothstein's law firm — but Irene Shannon's attorney described her as nothing but a pawn to South Florida's king of fraud. Friday, a federal judge disagreed. U.S....
  • Multa a Bank of America no le afectó y suben sus acciones

    Multa a Bank of America no le afectó y suben sus acciones
    WASHINGTON - La multa "histórica" a Bank of America por sus negocios con hipotecas basura antes de la crisis supera a las impuestas a Citigroup o JP Morgan, pero no parece haber impresionado a Wall Street, donde sus acciones subieron, ni a los grupos...
  • Pompano woman faces up to 32 years in prison for involvement in ID theft fraud

    A Pompano Beach woman faces up to 32 years in prison for her participation in an identity theft fraud scheme involving personal identifying information from AT&T customer files. Monique Smith, 31, of Pompano Beach, has pleaded guilty to one count each of...