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  • Politics, not families, matter most matter to Scott

     Politics, not families,  matter most matter to Scott
    Last week, Gov. Rick Scott campaigned at Capt. Anderson's, the popular restaurant in Panama City Beach owned in part by State Rep. Jimmy Patronis. Two days later, Scott named Patronis one of Florida's five utility regulators. It was another serving of...
  • Broward Football Standings (Sept. 29)

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || DISTRICT 11-8A || Dist. || All || || W-L || W-L || || Monarch || 2-0 || 4-0 || || South Plantation || 2-0 || 3-1 || || Coral Springs || 1-0 || 3-1 || || Douglas || 1-1 || 3-1 || || Taravella || 0-1 || 1-3 || || Deerfield...
  • Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants

    Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants
    Ten thousand acres of Everglades National Park will burn Tuesday, as the park attempts to destroy an infestation of plants from Asia and Africa that can kill native vegetation. Unless bad weather forces a postponement, a helicopter will drop plastic...
  • Should Big Cypress get more protection?

    Should Big Cypress get more protection?
    The shadowy cypress swamps and wide-open prairies of the western Everglades offer some of the most untamed country in South Florida. But do they qualify for designation as wilderness, which carries the highest level of federal protection? The management...
  • Interest groups differ on Ag Reserve's future

    Interest groups differ on Ag Reserve's future
    A lot of talk led to little agreement Monday in the debate over whether to allow more large-scale development in Palm Beach County's Agricultural Reserve. Builders and owners of prime farmland want the county to ease development limitations in the...
  • Martin's commitment gives WVU another selling point to area recruits

    Martin's commitment gives WVU another selling point to area recruits
    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...
  • Sun Sentinel Top Ten (Sept. 30)

    Sun Sentinel Top Ten (Sept. 30)
    1. FLANAGAN (5-0) Last week: d. McArthur 41-6 This week: at Everglades 2. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS (3-1) Last week: d. Nova 59-0 This week: South Broward 3. MONARCH (4-0) Last week: d. Douglas 49-12 This week: Coral Springs 4. AMERICAN...
  • Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize

    Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize
    Everglades advocates are dangling a $10 million prize to motivate scientists and businesses to solve a water pollution problem plaguing South Florida. The Everglades Foundation on Monday unveiled a competition to find ways to remove excessive...
  • We could have been Everglades County

    We could have been Everglades County
    In the spring of 1915, when the state Legislature decided to break up what was then known as Dade County and create a separate county, the new tract was to be named for its most notable – and sizable – feature: the Everglades. It only...
  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
  • Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns

    Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns
    Everglades restoration could get torpedoed by a sugar industry push to allow new neighborhoods and shopping centers on 43,000 acres of farmland south of Lake Okeechobee, according to environmental activists. Dozens of environmental advocacy...