| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:37 PM
ROCKY HILL — It was a battle of resumes Sunday morning as the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor sought to convince voters that they are the best qualified for the job.
Penny Bacchiochi, a state representative from Stafford, and...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Gov. Rick Scott’s administration turned to Bill Scherer, the prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer and Republican fundraiser, to represent the state in a campaign-season case widely seen as something aimed at making Democratic governor candidate...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.
The district includes...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Both decry use of the N-word, but two of Broward's leading African-American politicians said a white politician's use of the racial epithet wouldn't automatically mean they'd vote against him.
The subject isn't just theory.
It sparked a spirited...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 4, 2014
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season.
The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:09 PM
After four months of legal challenges and threats from Donald Sterling, the Los Angeles Clippers finally have changed hands.
The sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion was legally closed Tuesday. Sterling is officially out...