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  • Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water

    Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water
    Florida voters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation

    Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation
    Floridavoters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Deluge turns Broward in 'one vast lake'

    Deluge turns Broward in 'one vast lake'
    The year 1947 was a rainy one, so rainy that Broward County, then mostly agricultural, was virtually drowned. The cause was a September hurricane which brought 155 mph winds and eight inches of rain. Another storm in October deposited 11 more inches...
  • Miramar rolls despite first-half errors

    Miramar rolls despite first-half errors
    — Miramar scored 35 points in the final 24 minutes to overcome a mistake-filled first half and defeat Everglades 49-7 for the Mayor's Cup in a District 12-8A matchup. Miramar was in control for most of the game, but nine penalties and many...
  • Miramar's Matthew Strout out as football coach

    Miramar's Matthew Strout out as football coach
    Ten weeks ago, Miramar was the No. 1 team in Class 8A favored by many to win a state title. On Tuesday, the former No. 1 fell out of the Florida High School Football Poll. Hours later, Miramar lost its coach. Miramar football coach Matthew Strout said...
  • Broward to dig deeper at Port

    Broward to dig deeper at Port
    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...
  • 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...
  • Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades

    Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades
    A record number of American crocodiles hatched in Everglades National Park last summer, another hopeful sign for a species that had nearly disappeared from Florida 30 years ago. Scientists from the University of Florida caught, marked and released 962...
  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Saturday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate in honor of National Public Lands Day. All fees are waived at U.S. National Parks. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at...
  • Current commission not good enough: Melamed

    Howard Melamed, candidate for Coral Springs City Commission seat 4, believes the current city commissioners do not have the skill sets required to move the city forward in the right direction. "They are trying, but their best is not good enough," Melamed...
  • Gator comes knocking at Coral Springs home

    Gator comes knocking at Coral Springs home
    Luann and Jorge Alonso have lived in their house on the fringe of the Everglades for 18 years. They've seen alligators — but they never imagined that a 9-footer would come to the front door. Luann Alonso awoke with a fright when a clacking "det,...