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  • Downtown Boca apartments welcome first tenant

    Downtown Boca apartments welcome first tenant
    The first Boca downtown building to open as a rental apartment complex in a decade welcomed its first tenant Friday. Camden Boca's 261 units will be first among 1,702 new downtown units — most of them rentals — expected to come online in the...
  • Scott signs human trafficking crack-down bills

    Scott signs human trafficking crack-down bills
    TALLAHASSEE -- Flanked by advocates and survivors of the sex trade, Gov. Rick Scott signed two bills Tuesday intended to crack down on Florida's underground human trafficking trade. The bills, HB 989 and 7141,  would increase felony penalties for people...
  • Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'

    Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'
    TALLAHASSEE --  A shadowy political group called "Progressive Choice PAC" is airing a racially tinged ad on black radio stations in Orlando accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of siding with the gun lobby and imposing sentencing and drug policies that...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • Should Debbie Wasserman Schultz stop worrying about Hobby Lobby and get back to work?

    Should Debbie Wasserman Schultz stop worrying about Hobby Lobby and get back to work?
            First off, I like Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. She is a lightning rod, but I go along with most of what she talks about. She is very passionate about her work. But I can’t buy her latest visit to Hobby Lobby in Davie to...
  • Right on, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Authors of recent letters to the editor just don't seem to get it regarding Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Hobby Lobby. An employer should never have the right, by virtue of religious belief, to dictate what part of his employee's health coverage he is...
  • Boynton commissioner cleared of ethics complaint

    Boynton commissioner cleared of ethics complaint
    Mike Fitzpatrick, Boynton Beach commissioner, has been cleared of an ethics inquiry. Former Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency member Mark Karageorge filed a complaint to the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics against Fitzpatrick in May...
  • Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math

    Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math
    TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...
  • Fate of bears and wolves in the hands of voters

    Fate of bears and wolves in the hands of voters
    If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts — the four-legged variety rather than those running for office. Ballot initiatives aimed at protecting bears and wolves from...
  • State Sen. Darrell Steinberg to join law and lobbying firm

    State Sen. Darrell Steinberg to join law and lobbying firm
    A week after stepping down as leader of the state Senate, Democrat Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento said Thursday that he will join the law and lobbying firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP on Dec. 1, a day after he leaves office. Steinberg will be chairman...