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  • Broward commission race pushed into 2015

    Broward commission race pushed into 2015
    The political race that's been called "chaos," a "mess," and a "fiasco'' hit a head-shaking pinnacle Friday with the news that a set of special elections — cost: $400,000 — will be necessary to fill the County Commission District 2 seat.
  • Court ruling throws election back into chaos

    As if the election hasn't already had enough twists and turns for a spy novel, a court ruling Wednesday threw yet another spin into a Broward County Commission race. The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled only Democrats can vote in the commission's...

    'Negro beach' experiences influx of gate crashers

    'Negro beach' experiences influx of gate crashers
    The Broward County Commission in 1956 faced a curious twist on the growing issue of segregation during those days. "Integration in reverse" is what they termed it. Blacks at the time were restricted from Fort Lauderdale's beaches, relegated instead to a...

    Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power? South Florida's the place

    Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power?  South Florida's the place
    I write in praise of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, even though I will vote against her. I write in praise of Florida Senate candidate Ellyn Bogdanoff, even though I hope incumbent Sen. Maria Sachs defeats her. A brave Muslim girl whose full name I...

    Medicare 'donut hole' negates Part D prescription benefits

    I read Guillermo Martinez's column on the price of medications. I'm taking a product called Micardis. The generic name is Telmisartan 80 mg. I just picked up my 30-day supply and paid $84.05. Prior to entering the donut hole, I was paying $15 to $45...