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  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Here's where Rick Scott, Charlie Crist stand on issues

    Here's where Rick Scott, Charlie Crist stand on issues
    TALLAHASSEE — Behind the noise of Florida's nastiest gubernatorial contest in recent memory, Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist disagree on a range of issues near and dear to voters' hearts. Here's a breakdown on where they stand:...
  • Drilling opponents to converge on Rick Scott's house

    ¬†Waving signs and carrying banners, opponents of oil drilling in the Everglades plan to converge on Gov. Rick Scott’s beachfront home in Naples on Saturday to demonstrate in favor of state limits on energy exploration. ¬†Environmentalists and...
  • Broward's own film studio shoots gangster movie

    Broward's own film studio shoots gangster movie
    They were bank robbers, murderers, rum runners and moonshiners -- qualifications which made the Ashley Gang perfect fodder for the movies. The gang flourished, if that's the word, in South Florida in the early 1900s. Between illegal and infamous...
  • 'Negro beach' experiences influx of gate crashers

    'Negro beach' experiences influx of gate crashers
    The Broward County Commission in 1956 faced a curious twist on the growing issue of segregation during those days. "Integration in reverse" is what they termed it. Blacks at the time were restricted from Fort Lauderdale's beaches, relegated instead to a...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Outdoors notebook Bass tournament: The 31st annual Ghost and Goblins open bass tournament is Oct, 19 on Lake Okeechobee out of Clewiston. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Nancy J. Cotterman Children's Advocacy Center, which helps physically...
  • Fishing report

    Fishing report
    Fishing report LAKE OKEECHOBEE Bass were biting around the outside grass lines, with flipping producing the bigger bass. Swimbaits and plastic worms also were catching fish. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER The best bass fishing has been in the L-29 Canal...
  • 'Fan' dispute keeps heat on Crist, Gov. Rick Scott in Florida debate

    DAVIE, Fla. In the weirdest start of a gubernatorial debate, Florida Gov. Rick Scott initially refused to take the stage Wednesday night because Democrat Charlie Crist insisted on a fan to keep him cool. The Republican governor finally emerged at least...
  • Everglades versus Yellowstone in West Palm Beach

    Everglades versus Yellowstone in West Palm Beach
    Everglades and Yellowstone — People and Place The works of West Palm Beach painter Inger E. Hansen and Lake Worth photographer Steve Horan will be displayed alongside each other in order to compare two striking but different wildlife habitats....
  • Re-elect U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, District 20

    As an incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings is most likely to cruise to another term in Congress, representing South Florida in a seat he's held for more than 20 years. Hastings has done a good job as a lawmaker and the Sun Sentinel urges voters to re-elect...
  • Pam Bondi's failures leave one choice: George Sheldon

    Pam Bondi's failures leave one choice: George Sheldon
    When Pam Bondi became Florida's first female attorney general in January 2011, some who had known her as a prosecutor in Tampa had hopes she would be a real problem-solver, not a partisan ideologue. Those hopes faded quickly. Just two months later, as a...