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  • Mayo: How did $180 million job become $219 million?

    Mayo: How did $180 million job become $219 million?
    How does a $180 million project turn into a $219 million job? Two words: Change orders. For my column in today’s print edition, I wrote about the delays plaguing the U.S. 1 tunnel/roadway project beneath the new elevated south runway. The...
  • 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...
  • Afterschool@Your Library program to combat bullying

    When Drew Romanovitz, chairman of the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, was asked about how big a problem bullying was in the Broward County Public School System, he had a two-word reply: "big time." To combat a seemingly ongoing issue, there is an...
  • As new coastal developments keep rising, a sinking feeling for South Florida

    As new coastal developments keep rising, a sinking feeling for South Florida
    Huge crowds marched in New York City last weekend to raise awareness of climate change and rising seas, but in South Florida our blissful ignorance toward the future marches onward (and upward). As I drove along Hollywood's narrow barrier island the...
  • 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...
  • 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...