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  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.   As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
  • Palm Beach trying hard not to look like Broward

    In Broward County, the fight against overdevelopment was lost long ago. In Palm Beach County, the fight goes on, with big dates looming. The first is Tuesday, when Democrats choose a candidate for the Palm Beach County Commission District 6 race in...
  • 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...
  • Politics moved Nixon, but Fla. reaped environmental benefits

    Yes, yes, there were the high crimes and misdemeanors, the rampant paranoia, the bigotry, the dirty tricks, the questionable mental balance, and of course that break-in. And just in case anyone is inclined to forget any of these things, there are...
  • Charles Pattison: Minto West development brings bad mixture

    The old real estate adage — location, location, location — is just as true today as it has always been. And when a new development will require the investment of up to $180 million in taxpayer subsidies for new roads, one has to think the...
  • Boxer, port commissioner challenge Alcee Hastings

    A former heavyweight boxing champion and a port commissioner are challenging U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in the Democratic primary in a black-majority district that stretches across the Everglades. District 20 — which includes parts of Deerfield...
  • FAU honors Cherokee, Everglades leaders

    One advocates for Cherokee Indians, the other for the Everglades. Florida Atlantic University is giving both honorary doctorates today. Jim Henson , a former tribal chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, is being honored for helping FAU...
  • Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow

    Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow
    Now that fall is here, dolphin are on the move back south and South Florida anglers have enjoyed some of the best fishing of the year for the highly coveted species. Capt. Bouncer Smith had a trip Monday out of Miami Beach Marina that rivaled any of his...
  • 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...
  • 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...