| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:47 PM
State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades.
Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:28 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touring the state this week to promote a new environmental plan he intends to push if voters give him a second term in office, including more spending on conservation and heftier fines for polluters.
The plan signals...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Domador de cocodrilos
Cada fin de semana, Jonathan Vázquez llega a su oficina en Fort Lauderdale y saluda nuevamente a sus dos compañeros de trabajo: Blackie, un aligátor que mide nueve pies y pesa 300 libras, y Big Boy, que sobrepasa los 11 pies y pesa...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Locking down a commitment from 2015 Dwyer receiver Tavares Martin on Wednesday did more for West Virginia than one might think.
Martin's verbal gives the Mountaineers eight Broward and/or Palm Beach players commits. That ties Florida Atlantic for the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style.
But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment.
Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west.
The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
| Jul 27, 2014
Should society rein in sugar? I'd like to point out that the "No" response in your recent point-counterpoint package — from Andy Briscoe, president and CEO of the Sugar Association — claims the industry has contributed more than $200 million...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor.
But it soon may get easier — and less expensive.
Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A few months ago, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision – something with the potential to foul the Everglades ecosystem and waste gobs of taxpayer dollars.
But this week, the county did something even more remarkable … it fixed...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The most expensive piece of real estate in Broward County must lie at the bottom of Port Everglades. That's where officials are going to spend $18 million to buy an extra foot of clearance for ships.
Broward county commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday...