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  • Las Vegas Sands has a new global leader

    Las Vegas Sands has a new global leader
    Las Vegas Sands, parent company of Sands Casino in Bethlehem, has named a new leader for its global operation. Robert. G. Goldstein, will take over as president and chief operating officer in the New Year for the retiring Michael A. Leven. Billionaire...
  • Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot

    Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot
    The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away. It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
  • Outlook for states' pot legalization measures goes from solid to shaky

    With pot sold openly to any adult who wants it in Colorado and Washington state, marijuana advocates were hoping restrictions in other states would fall like dominoes this election season, opening the way for a push in Congress to change federal drug...
  • Pot critics full of Reefer Madness

    Pot critics full of Reefer Madness
    Perhaps it's because people are simply mesmerized by the remarkable charisma and strength of Florida's two gubernatorial candidates. Perhaps it's because people have gone off the deep end after receiving another memo in their inbox asking for a buck, or...
  • Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending

    Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending
    For months, a billion-dollar ad blitz has flooded the airwaves here and in other closely contested states leading up to Tuesday's midterm election, another sign that the nation has entered a new era in political spending driven less by candidates and more...
  • Medical marijuana amendment fizzles

    Medical marijuana amendment fizzles
    After proponents and opponents spent more than $10 million combined, after months of campaigning across the state, Florida's medical marijuana amendment has been defeated. Amendment 2 barely missed garnering the 60 percent needed to pass, coming in at...
  • Medical marijuana amendment falls short of approval

    Medical marijuana amendment falls short of approval
    More than 57 percent of voters said "yes" on Tuesday to legalized medical marijuana, but that wasn't enough for the amendment to pass. Both sides pumped millions of dollars into the controversial issue, but Amendment 2 — like all Florida...
  • Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'

    Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'
    Winners, losers, questions and conclusions for South Florida and beyond after Election 2014: --My number one question after last night's Republican onslaught: When does Debbie Wasserman Schultz tender her resignation as Democratic National Committee...
  • Medical marijuana barely defeated, thanks to outsiders

    Florida’s Amendment 2 failing by two percentage points really hurts. The loss hurts a lot of people who were counting on voters to deliver what politicians so far have miserably failed to deliver – relief for scores of seriously ill...
  • Democrats simply didn't give Crist enough turnout help

    Democrats simply didn't give Crist enough turnout help
    The people have spoken. Or, at least some of the people. Paid for by some of the people. Some of the time. In some of the places. As usual, South Florida lagged behind in turnout, just like it did for the August primary. Statewide, slightly over 50...
  • Medical marijuana business plans on hold in Florida

    Medical marijuana business plans on hold in Florida
    After Amendment 2 failed to garner the necessary votes for approval in Tuesday's election, enterprising entrepreneurs in Palm Beach and Broward counties say their plans for medical marijuana dispensaries are on hold. But they believe it's just a...