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  • County gives to subdued Broward Days

    County gives to subdued Broward Days
    Broward Days Inc. will get $5,000 from the county, despite concerns about the direction the non-profit civic activism group is taking. The County Commission vote to grant the $5,000 was split 6-3 last week, with Commissioners Sue Gunzburger and Stacy...
  • Candidate Warnig withdrawing from county race

    Candidate Warnig withdrawing from county race
    And then there were two. Chris Warnig, a candidate for Broward County Commission in the race for Chip LaMarca's seat, is withdrawing from the District 4 contest. Warnig, a Democrat, is setting his sights on a local race instead. He'll run for Wilton...
  • Chan Lowe: Broward County bus drivers

    Chan Lowe: Broward County bus drivers
    My family is union on both sides of my lineage. I’m not a fanatic about it, but there are certain retail establishments I won’t patronize out of principle, even though their goods are a little cheaper. It isn’t a big deal, but it gives...
  • Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'

    Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'
    Council President Bob Levy is no fan of the Broward County Commission, calling it a "nine-headed monster" determined to take money from cities. Broward commissioners voted recently to keep cities from extending their Community Redevelopment Agencies and...
  • Broward D-2 race gains fifth candidate

    The hottest race for Broward County Commission is in northeast Broward, where a fifth candidate has joined the Democratic competition. Terry Williams Edden, who previously ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in District 39 (Chris Smith is the senator...
  • Struggling Panthers ask for public cash

    Struggling Panthers ask for public cash
    The Florida Panthers professional hockey team says it's losing more than $20 million a year and needs more public funds to survive. The struggling team is asking for a rewrite of its contract with Broward County. Under the team's proposal, the county...
  • Florida Panthers workshop: Live blogging, live-stream

    Below: A chronology of today's Florida Panthers / Broward County Commission meeting, with highlights of all that was said. Bottom line: A majority of commissioners support giving more hotel taxes to the team. The Broward County Commission is holding...
  • Warnig files for Wilton Manors

    It's official now. Christopher Warnig, the young candidate with a colorful background, said he has filed to run for Wilton Manors City Commission. By 'colorful,' I'm referring to allegations by law enforcement that he was unlawfully posing as one of...
  • FAA approves runway settlement

    The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the historic settlement between Broward County and Dania Beach, over the new runway. And with that approval, this epic fight comes to a close. The deal had been approved by the Dania Beach City...
  • Florida Panthers field hearty team -- of lobbyists

    [UPDATED with response from Sen. Abruzzo] The Florida Panthers hockey team is boosting the local economy, in the lobbying sector. The team needs a five-vote majority to get an $80 million bailout from the Broward County Commission. To aid in that...
  • Matters of real importance: Gifts, seating

    "That's the best present anyone's ever gotten,'' Broward Commissioner Lois Wexler said this morning as the outgoing mayor, Kristin Jacobs, reveled in the set of knives and the personalized chef's coat she was given by incoming Mayor Barbara Sharief....