| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:18 AM
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting South Florida to help the Republican Party raise money — and at the same time audition for donors and activists who could prove valuable if he runs for president.
More coverage over in the righthand column...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Care to set up your own shooting range in the backyard?
Go right ahead, state law says.
That has local leaders in an uproar, with Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan leading the charge.
On Tuesday, the Sunrise commission approved a resolution urging the state...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:29 AM
In his latest TV interview, George Zimmerman expresses disappointment with the government in general and Florida Gov. Rick Scott in particular.
"Scott cowered to political pressure and shredded the Constitution and spit in the face of all of our...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott.
While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Yes, it's Valentine's Day, and lonelyhearts are looking for love.
But Homeland Security and the Federal Trade Commission say to beware when seeking companionship online.
Dating websites can harbor scammers, authorities warn.
Some approaches that...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:15 PM
State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach raised $106,388 for his campaign account in January, bringing the total for his re-election bid to nearly $1.3 million, according to newly filed campaign-finance reports.
Almost all of...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Today we're looking at campaign shenanigans, starting with Daisy Lynum's seat on the Orlando City Council.
Lynum, a four-term incumbent, filed for re-election. No shenanigans there. She's popular and could have cruised to re-election — which is...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Department of Transportation unveiled today new anti-human trafficking messages that will be displayed at 39 highway rest stops across the state.
“January is National Human Trafficking Awareness month,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:53 PM
¿Quién no ha comprado en Target alguna vez en la vida?
Yo lo he hecho y... !miles de veces!
Por eso, cuando Target anunció recientemente que ladrones cibernéticos habían robado los datos de 40 millones de clientes, literalmente se me pusieron los...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich said Thursday that same-sex marriage is a “critical human rights issue for Florida” and called on Republican state leaders, Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi, not to defend the state&...