| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In another ripple effect from Florida Atlantic University's moves to select a new president, state Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Parkland, is thinking about running for state chief financial officer this year.
"It's certainly way too early to rule it out. I've...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For fans of politics, there's a pinch of CNN. For foodies, there's a dash of Cooking Channel. For devotees of both, there's a Florida-grown blend that outfits some of the state's most prominent politicians in aprons and arms them with knives or whisks....
| May 15, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich raised $20,748 in cash for her campaign account in April, while also receiving $34,583 in in-kind contributions, newly filed reports show.
Rich, a former Senate minority leader from Weston, is far behind...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Monday starts Florida Saves Week that the Florida Cabinet recently started to encourage people to save.
Floridians should have a “long-term savings plan in order to ensure a strong financial future,” Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The date is set and invites are circulating for the Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball – a black tie event intended to raise money for the homeless.
New Palm Beach County Mayor Priscilla Taylor pushed for holding the gala, scheduled for March 8,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Palm Beach County elected officials and business leaders converge on Tallahassee Tuesday and Wednesday to try to flex their political muscles at the start of state lawmakers’ two-month legislative session.
The annual “Palm Beach County Day&...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Have a question about your homeowner's insurance? Think your health insurance should have covered more of your medical costs?
Florida provides a toll-free helpline -- 877-693-5236 -- to help answer questions about your health, auto, home, life or other...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Some say a university president’s primary function is to raise money. Others aver that an academic is best suited to steer an institution of higher learning to greater heights of excellence.
FAU has had its share of academic leaders —...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Two big political names are among the 10 finalists for the president of Florida Atlantic University.
A presidential search committee selected Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer, and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux for interviews later...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:16 PM
All 600 inmates have been accounted for after an explosion that wrecked a four-story jail in Pensacola, Fla., killing two inmates and injuring 184 people.
Two inmates and one staff member remained hospitalized Thursday afternoon. Their conditions were...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:36 PM
OK, this gambling stuff is heating up. NoCasinos.org sent out a press release announcing its "statesmen's council" of supporters. Best for Florida, sponsored by Associated Industries of Florida, spelled out its thoughts supporting gambling expansion in...