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  • Early voting urged as candidates speak up

    Early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm election started Monday and ends Nov. 2. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The only early voting site in the city of Boca Raton is the old library building at 200 NW Boca Raton Blvd. The building sits on the...
  • Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power? South Florida's the place

    Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power?  South Florida's the place
    I write in praise of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, even though I will vote against her. I write in praise of Florida Senate candidate Ellyn Bogdanoff, even though I hope incumbent Sen. Maria Sachs defeats her. A brave Muslim girl whose full name I...
  • Nelson, Demings lead job of reviving state Democrats

    Nelson, Demings lead job of reviving state Democrats
    Stung by the Nov. 4 election, Florida Democrats are turning to two Central Florida leaders, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and former Orlando police Chief Val Demings, to try to figure out what went wrong. The duo will lead a task force examining the machinery...
  • Is negativity best way to decide an election?

    Is negativity best way  to decide an election?
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
  • South Floridians go to the polls; some glitches reported

    South Floridians go to the polls; some glitches reported
    Voters across South Florida began casting their ballots as soon as the polls across the region opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, stopping on their way to work, to school or just arising early to perform a civic duty. After the number of voters arriving at...
  • Abortion bill on its way to Gov. Scott

    Abortion bill on its way to Gov. Scott
    A bill that would prohibit now-legal abortions prior to the third trimester is headed to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature. The Senate, on a party-line vote of 24-15, passed the bill Friday morning. It would redefine viability and also would eliminate...
  • Parasailing bill heads to Gov. Scott

    Parasailing bill heads to Gov. Scott
    After falling silent for nearly a month, a bill that would impose stricter rules on commercial parasailing operators passed through both the Florida House and Senate Thursday and now heads to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature. Two Pompano Beach...
  • Democrats heap praise on Nan Rich at Democratic unity gathering

    Democrats heap praise on Nan Rich at Democratic unity gathering
        Nan Rich, defeated this week in the Democratic primary for governor, got lots of praise Thursday from the man who defeated her, Charlie Crist, as well as the Democratic Party leaders she fumed against for more than a year for helping Crist win the...
  • Medical marijuana bill clears Florida Senate

    Medical marijuana bill clears Florida Senate
    Epileptic children who suffer from debilitating seizures would be able to legally turn to a non-smokable, low-THC variety of medical marijuana for relief under a measure given final approval by state senators Monday. Named after a Colorado child, the...
  • Democrats plan Labor Day picnic

    Democrats plan Labor Day picnic
    More than a dozen Broward Democratic Clubs are joining together for a Labor Day picnic. The clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs, and people are asked to bring a dish to share and drinks. They’re also supposed to bring their own chairs...
  • Ellyn Bogdanoff brings in impressive haul of campaign cash

    Ellyn Bogdanoff brings in impressive haul of campaign cash
    She entered the race late, but former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff is demonstrating her past prowess as a fundraising juggernaut. During the two-week period from July 5 through July 18, Bogdanoff raised an eye-popping $85,520. The latest figure, which...