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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...
  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Monday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate the 98th birthday of the U.S. Park Service. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at the main entrance in Homestead and 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida gets tough on oil driller in the Everglades

    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....
  • Tres empleos salvajes del sur de Florida | VIDEO

    Tres empleos salvajes del sur de Florida | VIDEO
    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...
  • 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...
  • Broward bond project could benefit western schools

    Broward bond project could benefit western schools
    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...
  • 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...
  • Amateur explorers find historic fort in Everglades

    Amateur explorers find historic fort in Everglades
    It was one of several forts the U.S. Army built in South Florida in the 1800s, allowing soldiers fighting the Seminole Wars to rest and regroup. Fort Harrell was one of the more obscure outposts, wedged into a rugged swamp area, accessible mainly by...
  • 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...