| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist drew a crowd of about 200 to the opening of his campaign office on Sistrunk Boulevard, the main street of the black community in northwest Fort Lauderdale.
And drivers and occupants of cars driving by...
| Aug 3, 2014
Voters head to the polls Aug. 26 for a special election to decide who will fill the seat of a commissioner suspended from office by the governor.
Running for the seat are Brian Donahue, the incumbent who was appointed last year by the commission, and...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The German team earned a reputation for calm and collected goal celebrations throughout the tournament. But Sunday, Germany let loose after being crowned World Cup champions, so German newspapers tried to capture the joy in the form of passionate,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race.
District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election.
Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Jun 28, 2014
All of his senatorial colleagues were present and the galleries were packed on June 10, 1964, when Everett Dirksen rose to speak to the most far-reaching legislative proposal since the New Deal.
The senior senator from Illinois was a celebrated orator,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Louis B. Fleming, who was one of The Times' first foreign correspondents and established bureaus for the newspaper at the United Nations and in Rome, died Sunday at his Pasadena home after a brief illness, said a daughter, Leni Fleming. He was 85.
| Jul 31, 2014
Great news, everybody. We're running out of kale!
Well, perhaps "running out" is a bit strong. News reports have been vacillating between "global kale shortage" and a less apocalyptic assessment that the seed supply "is very, very tight."
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:19 PM
The Wall Street Journal is reporting: E.W. Scripps Co. and Journal Communications Inc., parent of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, said Wednesday night they have struck a deal to put newspaper operations into one company and their broadcast assets into...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
All of us at the Jewish Journal just completed our very special “Double-Chai Anniversary” edition, and I’m proud to say all the hard work putting it together really paid off.
The anniversary edition, celebrating 36 years of Jewish...