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  • Chan Lowe: Playing poker with Rick Scott and Charlie Crist

    Chan Lowe: Playing poker with Rick Scott and Charlie Crist
    It’s almost impossible to overestimate the power of race and ethnicity in politics. Ultimately, people are tribal, and their hard-wired instinct is to identify with their tribe — be it religious, economic or whatever.   In Rick Scott and...
  • Gov. Brown limits full-contact football practices for teens

    Gov. Brown limits full-contact football practices for teens
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed controversial legislation limiting the amount of full-contact practices for teenage football players in an effort to reduce concussions and other serious brain injuries. The measure prohibits football teams at public...
  • Communities in West Boca seek to ban government rental assistance

    Communities in West Boca seek to ban government rental assistance
    Home prices are up, long-vacant houses have families moving in, but fear of what the future might bring has prompted some of the homeowner associations in the unincorporated area of West Boca to limit who might move in. Some of the 125 master homeowner...
  • 'It ain't over until the fat lady sings'

    I have just returned from almost a month's vacation a day before my deadline (July 16) for this column. Knowing that I would not have time to write when I return, I composed this column a month ago, long before the violence in Israel and Gaza. However,...
  • Israel Solidarity Gathering draws 1,000 people

    It was a sea of blue-and-white at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton on the evening of July 16. That's when about a thousand people — of all Jewish denominations — came dressed in blue-and-white, waving blue-and-white Israeli flags, and...
  • Fewer children arriving at the border unaccompanied, White House says

    The number of children arriving at the border unaccompanied has dropped sharply so far this month, according to preliminary data released by the White House. The number of unaccompanied minors picked up by Border Patrol agents in the first two weeks...
  • Seven killed in clashes between army and militants in Libya's Benghazi

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in a battle over the Libyan capital's airport that has killed around 50 people in nearly a fortnight of fighting....
  • Showing solidarity

    3,500 pro-Israel South Floridians waved Israeli and American flags, held up signs defending Israel and condemning Hamas, drew the attention of drivers, and rallied for peace in Miami Beach this past Sunday. While the Israel Defense Forces launched...
  • Football: Gov. Brown signs bill restricting contact drills

    Football: Gov. Brown signs bill restricting contact drills
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes on a single day, bans teams from holding more than two full-contact practices per week...
  • Orlando City forms fan advisory council, reinstates The Ruckus supporters group

    Orlando City forms fan advisory council, reinstates The Ruckus supporters group
    Orlando City continued to take steps to clean up its fan conduct and stadium environment this week, establishing a "Fan Advisory Council," reinstating The Ruckus supporters group and announcing the suspension of 15 fans. In the wake of a major...
  • Texas Governor Perry to deploy up to 1,000 National Guard troops to border

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he would deploy up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the state's border with Mexico to boost the state's security effort against illegal immigration. Perry, who had called on U.S....