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  • 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...
  • Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art

    Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art
    Tales told by eight artists, who immersed themselves in nature, living alone in a cabin in the Everglades for a month, have come to life in the form of art. The artists' depictions of the protected land are now an exhibit called "Common Ground:...
  • Broward Football Poll (Week 4)

    1. Flanagan (4-0) Last week: d. Cypress Bay 33-10 This week: McArthur 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-1) Last week: d. Miramar 20-12 This week: at Nova 3. American Heritage (2-1) Last week: d. Chaminade-Madonna 35-7 This week: at Daytona Beach...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • How New River got its name

    How New River got its name
    For centuries, the New River, not the beach, defined the region that would become Fort Lauderdale. Glades culture Indians, who occupied South Florida for about 2,000 years, made camps along the waterway. The first white settlers built their houses and...
  • Movie star Johnny Depp's roots are in Miramar

    Movie star Johnny Depp's roots are in Miramar
    Not only did Johnny Depp grow up in Miramar, he also might have helped build your house if you live there now. The movie star, 51, once told the Los Angeles Times he worked construction as a teen and "built a bunch of those houses" in the western part...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Enjoying the great outdoors with the family - without roughing it -- in Florida

    Enjoying the great outdoors with the family - without roughing it -- in Florida
    For those who love to get away from it all to enjoy the great outdoors – but definitely prefer to do so without roughing it — there is a trend that is growing in popularity: “glamping” or glamorous camping. Here are some...
  • Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida

     Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida
    Come Election Day, voting "Yes on One" is a no-brainer. Passing Amendment One raises nobody's taxes. Nor does it raise any tax rate. This proposed "Water and Land Conservation" amendment to Florida's Constitution simply directs the Legislature to...
  • 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...