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  • Panthers owner Vinnie Viola makes Forbes' wealthiest list

    Panthers owner Vinnie Viola makes Forbes' wealthiest list
    Florida Panthers owner Vinnie Viola recently made Forbes magazine's top 400 wealthiest people in America list. for the first time. And yes, the Panther are currently trying to negotiate with the Broward County Commission for some debt relief in their...
  • Judge refuses to endorse county election plan

    Judge refuses to endorse county election plan
    Broward Circuit Judge John J. Murphy III issued a ruling Monday refusing to approve delayed election dates for the Broward County Commission District 2 contest. The race to fill Kristin Jacobs' seat representing northern Broward was set spinning by...
  • A way to fix write-in trickery

    A way to fix  write-in trickery
    This should be simple. Legally registered voters in Florida should not be disenfranchised by what amounts to trickery. Unfortunately, the circumstances of write-in candidate trickery and the solution to this mess look frustratingly complicated. Fixing...
  • Brenda Snipes faces court in Broward elections fiasco

    Brenda Snipes faces court in Broward elections fiasco
    [UPDATED with Supreme Court appeal] It's time for this week's installment of the twisting, turning saga that is the Broward County Commission District 2 race. The case — litigation about a write-in candidate and the laws regarding write-ins...
  • Broward elections fiasco headed to high court

    Broward elections fiasco headed to high court
    One of Broward County's biggest election fiascos is headed to the Florida Supreme Court. The race to fill a seat on the Broward County Commission has followed a winding path since last summer, when a write-in candidate filed paperwork to run in District...
  • County race wins contest as nastiest

    There's a lot of passion in the race for Broward County Commission District 8. That's the nice way of putting it. The two candidates can't even stand to be in the same room together. Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief and Miramar City Commissioner...
  • Bogen: I'm not trying to recover my $240k

    Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen said it in absolute terms: "I have no absolutely no intention of getting my loans paid back.'' The rumor mill has been buzzing that Bogen wants his District 2 race decided in a closed August primary, so...
  • Hearing Friday in election lawsuit

    An emergency hearing will be held Friday in the lawsuit over the Broward County Commission District 2 election. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes wants to present options for how to handle the bizarre election to replace Kristin Jacobs on the...
  • Emergency hearing Friday in D2 race

    Put another hash mark on the time line in the chaotic Broward County Commission District 2 race. An emergency hearing was set for Friday in the case. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes wants to present options for how to handle the bizarre...
  • Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission

    Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission
    A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat. Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...
  • At county meetings, drop your weapons!

    At county meetings, drop your weapons!
    For those who show up at County Hall with a gun, knife or pepper spray, there's now a handy drop-box to discard the weapon. You can't even clap inside a County Commission meeting, and you certainly can't pull out Mace. Security at Broward County...