| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The race to raise money for the Broward County Commission election took a slight turn this time, with one candidate getting a cash infusion from his own wallet and wallets in Kentucky and Illinois, to pull ahead.
Mark Bogen, an attorney running for...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Washington – The City of Bridgeport is exploring whether it has the facilities that would meet federal requirements to host some of the Central American migrant children who are in overcrowded federal holding centers along the borders, said a city...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends.
Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:07 AM
A Hartford charter school group under state investigation is being pulled from a Bridgeport public school that it was managing with state funds, education officials said Wednesday.
Bridgeport interim Superintendent Frances Rabinowitz said she intends to...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon.
Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Broward County commissioners Tuesday reaffirmed their desire to reduce euthanasia of healthy dogs and cats, with the goal of running a "no kill'' shelter.
By unanimous vote, commissioners agreed to analyze a possible public-private partnership with...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Charlie Crist is going for the trifecta of campaign fundraising Tuesday evening, with fundraisers hosted by three Broward mayors.
First up, an event at the home of Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper.
Next is Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober.
He ends the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Vance Downs vividly remembers the first time he met Doug McDermott.
"My first impression was, 'Wow, he's small!'" the longtime coach of Ames (Iowa) High said by phone. "His father told me he was the same size at Doug's age, maybe even a little smaller....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Another delay may have been averted in resolving the three-year legal fight over how to pay for Palm Beach County’s government watchdog.
A hearing is now scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday about the legal challenge brought by 14 cities objecting to the...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Everything from road repairs to the Sheriff’s Office could be on the chopping block due to a looming Palm Beach County budget shortfall, county commissioners learned Monday.
Even with a rebounding economy boosting property values and tax revenues,...