| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:10 AM
As Gov. Martin O'Malley has extended a welcoming hand to immigrant children fleeing Central America, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown and Republican rival Larry Hogan have staked out starkly different positions on whether he is doing...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist is courting voters with what he calls a "First Day of Fairness."
Republicans backing incumbent Gov. Rick Scott are blasting him for "lifting a dangerous page from President Obama's playbook."...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:44 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Too bad they both can't lose. Or can they?
That seems to be the message voters gave to Quinnipiac University's pollster in a new survey that found Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist locked in a skin-tight contest, and 9 percent of...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:38 AM
The developers of an aging and blighted low-income rental community in the heart of Delray Beach's southwest neighborhood reached out to city officials to help pay for a makeover — again.
This time the Auburn Group turned to Delray's Community...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist rolled out his "Fair Shot Florida" plan for "middle class jobs and opportunity" on Tuesday, the key elements of which have long part of his issues repertoire.
Crist repackaged and emphasized expanding...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama wants to persuade Americans to look beyond Africa's image of hunger and disease as he hosts a first-of-its-kind meeting of leaders of nearly all of Africa's nations this week.
But as he pushes Americans to invest...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September.
The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14.
But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Even though Delray Beach's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than the current rate, folks may find themselves spending more in taxes this year.
Commissioners haven't made many changes to the proposed budget since it was presented...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:20 AM
George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation.
The two Democrats are...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting.
"I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:50 AM
The Delray agency responsible for keeping the city free of slum and blight is being asked to dish out more money this year.
The Community Redevelopment Agency board will consider approving budget requests from the city and several nonprofits on Thursday...