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  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • SUDAN: Referendum might mark birth of a new nation, though fear of violence looms

     
    Southern Sudanese are widely expected to vote for independence — splitting the largest country in Africa and the Arab world in two — in a referendum on Sunday. Secession would mark the beginning of a complicated process of creating a......
  • Golden Raspberries — 2011, the ballot is in

     
    “Clash of the Titans” is up against “Saw 3D,” “Alpha and Omega” and “Nutcracker 3D” (and Step Up 3D and Resident Evil Afterlife” int he Golden Raspberries annual Razzie Awards for worst picture of...
  • Did inflammatory speech fuel Arizona rampage?

     
    After the tragic events in Arizona last weekend, would it be too much to expect a broadcaster to ditch her usual introduction, the one that hypes her as, "The most heavily-armed talk show host in South Florida?" In the case......
  • Bush v. Gore: Who really won Florida?

     
           I kicked off a bit of a tempest in today's column by zinging the sillier obsessions of both the left and the right. True to form, I got responses from each side claiming they were indeed right and the other side was indeed...
  • Lawmakers see a message as a voters shoot down tax plans

     
    Four Florida counties asked voters to approve sales-tax increases in November – and voters rejected every one. To some Republican legislators in Tallahassee, that’s more evidence that Floridians are stretched too thin. “No referendum passe...
  • Can George Clooney's surveillance system help curb conflict in Sudan?

     
    Even if southern Sudan successfully secedes from the north and becomes the world's newest nation, it won't be an easy road ahead for the south, which lacks fundamental resources to sustain itself. "Southern Sudan, emerging from 20 years of civil......
  • Delray Beach March election is up in the air

     
    Delray Beach city officials are waiting for the election qualifying period to end on Feb. 8 to determine whether to have an election on March 8. Resident and business owner Chuck Halberg posed the question in an e-mail to the......
  • Ocean Strand group to continue collecting signatures, but issue may be off the ballot

     
    Members of Keep Your Boca Beaches Public, the group seeking to bar private development at Ocean Strand have hit a snag with their proposed ballot initiatives. The measures are intended to bar private development on city and greater Boca......
  • Reince Priebus elected new RNC chairman

     
    Reince Priebus, yes, Reince Priebus is the newly-elected chairman of the Republican National Committee....
  • Taxing semantics

     
    During last year's campaign, then-Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown promised to let voters decide whether taxes should be increased to help close the state's yawning fiscal gap. The budget he proposed this week, though, doesn't raise taxes so much as it......