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  • E-cigarette technology is ahead of the laws

    “This post has been corrected, as noted below.” Laguna Beach restaurant owners are coping with customers who choose to boot up battery-powered, vapor-emanating electronic cigarettes in the absence of rules governing use of the devices....
  • Two Democrats with Palm Beach County ties join state gay rights group???s board.

     
    State Sen. Dave Aronberg, D-Greenacres, and political consultant Eric Johnson, are joining the board of the state gay rights group Florida Together. Aronberg, who is straight, said his presence will bring an element of diversity to the organization???s...
  • Hugh Carey, Former N.Y. "Governor For Hard Winters," Dies At Age 92

    Hugh Carey, Former N.Y. "Governor For Hard Winters," Dies At Age 92
    (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Hugh Carey, a fiscal hawk who tamed a potentially ruinous fiscal crisis in the Empire State in the 1970s, died on Sunday at his summer home on Long Island, officials said. He was 92. Carey, a Democrat, was New York'...
  • TE Shockey gets change of scenery

     
    The New York Giants' own Mr. Sunshine, Jeremy Shockey, has been traded to New Orleans after a prolonged period of discontent. While Shockey has been named to the Pro Bowl four times, he has fallen short of being the the break-out tight......
  • Wexler fires back at challengers over taxes and residency

     
    U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler reacted rapidly Tuesday to attacks from his political challengers that he is more of a Maryland resident than a Floridian. His first move today was to announce that he is leasing a Palm Beach County......
  • USA Network's new deal with WWE could foreshadow a bigger deal

     
    USA Network's move to renew its deal for 'Monday Night Raw' with World Wrestling Entertainment for another four years may be just the beginning of a broader partnership between the NBC Universal-owned cable network and Vince McMahon's WWE. WWE, as......
  • This week's on-sales: Mastodon, Sugarland, Los Lonely Boys and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Walt Disney Concert Hall Bajofondo, May 14 (Sat.) Honda Center Los Tres, April 10 (Fri.) Gibson Amphitheatre Invasion Del Corridos III, March 27 (now) Wiltern The...
  • Candidates use polling to figure out what motivates constituents

     
    A well-funded city commission candidate might conduct one or two polls. That???s stepped up for a hotly contested County Commission seat in Broward. At the top tier of politics, a U.S. Senate race might poll every other day and a......
  • Former top aide to Democrat Wexler joins Crist campaign

     
    Gov Charlie Crist's no party affiliation campaign for U.S. Senate has just finalized the hiring of Eric Johnson as its South Florida political director. Johnson is former chief of staff for former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton. He???s guided......
  • Openly gay candidates making inroads in Palm Beach County, elsewhere

     
    As a young woman, Betty James never imagined gays and lesbians exercising political clout. Seeing openly gay men and women elected to office seemed even more far-fetched. Now, at age 82, James is living proof of a dramatic change in......
  • Georgia primary tests Palin, Clinton endorsements

     
    by Mike Memoli The crowded field of candidates hoping to be Georgia's next governor will likely be narrowed down to a final four tonight, when votes are counted in the state's primary election. Both Republicans and Democrats expect that no......