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  • Lauderhill commissioner faces three challengers

    Lauderhill commissioner faces three challengers
    An eight-year incumbent seeking a final term on the City Commission is being challenged by three newcomers intent on giving him an early exit. Commissioner Hayward Benson successfully pushed for the term limits in 2008 that allow him one more consecutive...
  • New Miramar High principal introduced

    New Miramar High principal introduced
    About 50 parents and a handful of students attended Miramar High School's recent meet-the-principal event to welcome Maria Formoso, who outlined her goals and addressed parental concerns. "A lot of rumors get told about new principals," said Broward...
  • Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power

    Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power
    Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years. The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...
  • Lectures at FAU to highlight evolution of Boca Raton

    Lectures at FAU to highlight evolution of Boca Raton
    How did Boca evolve from its Native American population to the Tesla driver who cut you off en route to Town Center mall? A new, four-part series at Florida Atlantic University will examine the city's evolution into an adjective. As in, that is "so Boca....
  • Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge

    Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge
    In a four-way race to replace the retiring Mel Grossman as a Broward Circuit Court judge, Rhoda Sokoloff came out on top on Aug. 26, capturing 1,715 more votes than her nearest competitor, Dennis Bailey. But neither candidate came anywhere near the 50...
  • Seven compete for two Wilton Manors commission seats

    Seven compete for two Wilton Manors commission seats
    Voters will have to wade through a crowded field of candidates to fill two commission seats on the Nov. 4 ballot. Incumbents Scott Newton and Ted Galatis are seeking re-election, while former Commissioner Justin Flippen wants to return to the board....
  • Boca Rotary parties, announces 2015 OPAL winners

    Getting a jump on season, the Rotary Club of Boca Raton had two parties in 10 days, leading up to its big OPAL Awards Gala in January. Introducing themselves as the three Musketeers, auctioneer Neil Saffer, business owner Peter Baronoff and architect...
  • FAU researcher collaborates on 'first-of-its-kind' tobacco study

    FAU researcher collaborates on 'first-of-its-kind' tobacco study
    Kicking the habit is tough, and in a newly published paper, a Florida Atlantic University researcher and her collaborators explain why: Nicotine withdrawal can mimic depression, making it more difficult to derive joy from even the best things in life....
  • Jon Moore, professor of biology, Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University

    Jon Moore, professor of biology, Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
    Q: Tell me about the manatee work you and the students are doing at the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic campus in Fort Pierce. We are doing photo identification based on scar patterns. Over the last five years we've identified 350 (individuals)....
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • FAU's new president sees promising future

    FAU's new president sees promising future
    Against a black backdrop with a large screen, a man in a headset microphone extolled the virtues of the organization he oversaw. He paused occasionally as videos played on the screen, highlighting the parts of his speech that were to come –...