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  • Holocaust Survivor Band Plays Vegas

    Holocaust Survivor Band Plays Vegas
    What started out as just a dream for Saul Dreier, of Coconut Creek, is now a full-fledged reality and perhaps soon will be a major international phenomenon. Here is the story about the birth of the Holocaust Survivor Band — which plays Jewish,...
  • 'It's going to be like losing Bob Sheppard's famous voice'

    'It's going to be like losing Bob Sheppard's famous voice'
    Clerk Cynthia Biedenkopf has worked for Bethlehem for 31 years, starting in the midst of the fiery debate over an incinerator. Assistant clerk Nanette Snyder has been with the city for 22 years, coming in time to watch controversy over the city...
  • Report: Jobs program falling short

    Report: Jobs program falling short
    WATCH THIS: Google crowned tops in Glassdoor's annual list of best places in the country to work ... The Watchdog on Auditor General's report: Are job-creation programs financed with millions in state money working? ... Sands Bethlehem corporate parent...
  • 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...
  • Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election

    Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election
    Facing a tough midterm election, Democrats put aside some of their remaining scruples about the new age of unlimited campaign spending and courted unions and hedge-fund billionaires for big checks to try to salvage a Senate majority. They spent a lot of...
  • Sands Casino guards a step closer to unionizing

    Sands Casino guards a step closer to unionizing
    While building the world's largest gambling empire, billionaire Sheldon Adelson has dotted the globe with casinos that employ 50,000 workers. And he's been able to prevent all of them from unionizing. So it comes with some irony that the 15th-...
  • Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana

    Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana
    TALLAHASSEE -- Floridians appear ready in a big way to legalize medical marijuana. A Quinnipiac University survey released Monday found 88 percent of voters were in favor of the Amendment 2 question of legalizing medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot....
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • John Morgan: I've rounded up $6 million for medical marijuana amendment

    John Morgan: I've rounded up $6 million for medical marijuana amendment
    TALLAHASSEE -- Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan has seen casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, and he's raising him. The primary booster for Florida's medical marijuana constitutional amendment says he has rustled up roughly $6 million in donations to pay...
  • Rick Scott cuts $12.8 million to his re-election

    Rick Scott cuts $12.8 million to his re-election
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida GOP raised more than $65.2 million over the last two months, including more than $12 million collected from Gov. Rick Scott's personal wealth. The Republican Party of Florida disclosed its final fund-raising figures late...