| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.
The district includes...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Broward County is poised to raise bus fares — a controversial move that could lead to lower bus ridership just when the county has made a priority of increasing it.
The County Commmission debated a two-year set of fare increases for more than an...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dropped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday.
The tally represents the first...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity.
A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
| Sep 14, 2014
It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Preparing for storms?
I have read Beth Kassab's column, "Remembering Charley, the storm that changed us," in Tuesday's Sentinel, and also the editorial on Wednesday "Remember Charley: Be ready for storm season."
In 2004, my husband and I thought we...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:52 AM
The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are using every wart, blemish and wrinkle — real or imagined — to paint a picture of the other guy that's so unflattering even his mother might think twice about voting for him.
| Sep 5, 2014
We often hear health care discussed in terms of big numbers — millions and billions. Take diabetes, for example. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 26 million Americans have diabetes and its treatment and impact...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Paul Ryan, the 2012 Republican nominee for vice president, toured Florida recently to promote his new book, he wasn't just greeted by fans. Protesters summoned by the Democratic Party and allied groups showed up to accuse the House budget chief of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Between the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine and the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, it's difficult to get domestic news on the front page this week, let alone good news. But the improved finances of Medicare deserve the public's attention,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
I would like to change to a different Medicare Advantage plan. Do I have to wait until open enrollment?
If you switch to a plan with a five-star quality rating, you don't have to wait until Medicare open enrollment (which runs from October 15 to December...