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  • Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead

    Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead
    – Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond. To make that a reality, he helped the state's...
  • Early voting in Palm Beach County starting for Aug. 26 elections

    Early voting in Palm Beach County starting for Aug. 26 elections
    Early voting for the Democratic and Republican primaries and non-partisan elections open to all voters starts Monday in Palm Beach County, and voters will see some big changes from previous elections. For starters, there are now 14 days of early...
  • North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

    Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values. Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....
  • Key Decision Nears In Probe Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising

     Key Decision Nears In Probe Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising
    Arguably the biggest "pay-to-play" controversy of the current gubernatorial campaign detonated last Dec. 4 with The Courant's revelation that Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May, had asked about 50 company managers to contribute...
  • Chan Lowe: Florida's new "warning shot" law

    Chan Lowe: Florida's new "warning shot" law
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the “warning shot” bill into law last Friday, as if there were any doubt that he would. Strategically, it made sense for Scott’s re-election bid, because no Crist supporters were going to switch their...
  • Same-sex marriage is issue in Florida courts and on campaign trail

    Same-sex marriage is issue in Florida courts and on campaign trail
    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail. Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
  • 5 School Board members draw challengers

    Broward's School Board could possibly be all-female no more. Nearly every School Board member up for re-election this year will face challengers. Friday marked the last day for candidates to qualify to run, with six of the board's nine seats up for...
  • Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres

    Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres
    Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor. Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
  • Chan Lowe: Gov. Scott goes green

    Chan Lowe: Gov. Scott goes green
    Florida voters will continue to have mediocre leaders until they demand something better, and regardless of who wins the governorship in November — be it Rick Scott or Charlie Crist — it looks like they’ll get exactly what they deserve....
  • Gov. Scott fills Broward County Court vacancies

    Governor Rick Scott announced Monday the appointments of Kal Le Var Evans and Daniel Kanner to the Broward County Court. Evans, 37, of Fort Lauderdale, fills the vacancy created by Judge Joseph Murphy, who resigned. Evans, who received his bachelor's...
  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....