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  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 4

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. NO BAIL FOR CANADA DIPLOMAT'S TEEN SON IN KILLINGS The teenage son of a senior Canadian diplomat is a risk of fleeing prosecution in South Florida for his role...
  • Senate approves health care expansion bill

    After a passionate debate, the Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would let a half million people use billions in federal dollars to buy health insurance, and added new measures to address criticism from the House, chiefly that the program...
  • High stakes for Bush, Rubio in Florida presidential primary

    Leading Republican presidential prospects faced off at an event Tuesday in battleground Florida, a state that could prove pivotal to the Florida heavyweights seeking the nomination, not to mention any rival who manages to win here instead. Jeb Bush, a...
  • Florida House scales back proposed tax cuts

    Republicans in the Florida House on Tuesday rolled out a scaled-back tax cut package that would give Floridians a small cut on their cellphone bills as well as keep intact the annual back-to-school sales tax holiday. House leaders during their regular...
  • Floridians deserve better than Senate's Medicaid expansion

    Floridians deserve better than Senate's Medicaid expansion
    Our friends, neighbors and constituents want and deserve a Florida that is a great place to work, raise a family and retire. They know the best way to a strong Florida isn't laden with Washington mandates; it's by working with strong leaders back at home....
  • State Rep. Kristin Jacobs gives legislative update

    State Rep. Kristin Jacobs gives legislative update
    State Rep. Kristin Jacobs, D-Coconut Creek, visited Pompano recently as the guest speaker for the North Broward Democratic Club. Jacobs, a former Broward County Commissioner, has spoken to the club every year for the last several years, but this was her...
  • Caitlyn Jenner will be acquired taste for Mainstream America

    Caitlyn Jenner will be acquired taste for Mainstream America
    Bruce Jenner transitioning into Caitlyn Jenner is the most inspirational thing ever. Bruce Jenner transitioning into Caitlyn Jenner is an apocalyptic moment in our society. Can everybody split the difference? It takes courage to do what Jenner did...
  • Delays just add to expenses for women

    Delays just add to expenses for women
    I am a firm believer in expressing opinion with strong feelings. However, when this is done it is important to get the facts straight. After reading the misleading column of John Aman on May 15 about the proposed 24-hour Mandatory Delay passed recently by...
  • Scott continues without health care plan

    Scott continues without health care plan
    As Florida's self-inflicted health care budget crisis goes on and on, Gov. Rick Scott continues to be less and less helpful because he makes less and less sense. Two years ago, Scott supported Medicaid expansion, to give between 800,000 and 1 million...
  • Florida legislators return with plan to end budget stalemate

    The Florida Legislature kicked off a 20-day special session Monday, with legislative leaders sounding more open to compromise as they race against the clock to pass a new state budget. The conciliatory tone espoused by House Speaker Steve Crisafulli...
  • Orlando Lions, Rubio, and Catholic schools: Letters

    Orlando Lions, Rubio, and Catholic schools: Letters
    Lions roared in Citrus If Orlando City Soccer Club had actually listened to its fans, it would have announced last week that it was abandoning plans for a soccer-specific stadium altogether and would instead continue playing in the newly renovated...