| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Two of Broward’s leading African-American politicians of different generations – Bobby DuBose, 43, and Levoyd Williams, 67 – had a sometimes spirited discussion over the use of the N-word this week.
DuBose, a Fort Lauderdale city...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style.
But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment.
Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Of course it will. Are you kidding?
Early on that was a big fear of the Republican Party of Florida. Saddled with an unpopular, poll-dragging incumbent governor, there was genuine concern that if the medical marijuana initiative actually made it...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day.
Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:10 AM
City commissioners may be considering doubling their salaries after two decades without a pay raise.
On Monday, the commission will have a special meeting where they will decide whether to consider the raises in September.
The commission is...
| Aug 9, 2014
The largest of Cannon Point's three remaining adult living facilities could be forced to close any day, but its battles with the city and state are far from over.
The state Agency for Health Care Administration has refused to renew the license of the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:20 AM
For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Partyhas chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose supporters so...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sitting between two snowcapped mountain ranges, with the Yellowstone River running through wide expanses of ranchland, Bruce Rauner's spread in Montana lies in the middle of one of the most awe-inspiring spots in the American West.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Who can be against building, modernizing or repairing schools? It's good for children and creates jobs.
It improves learning and stimulates the economy.
It's like motherhood and apple pie. Who dares dump on that?
Well, behind closed doors in the...