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  • County's $4 billion budget gives sheriff spending boost

    County's $4 billion budget gives sheriff spending boost
    Road improvements take a back seat to finding more money for the Sheriff's Office in a $4 billion Palm Beach County budget that the County Commission initially approved Monday. County commissioners held the line on the property tax rate, but rising...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, August 2014

    800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for August 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10....
  • Broward budget rests on rising taxes, fees

    The property tax rate is staying the same this year, but that doesn't mean your bills from the government will remain as is. Broward County proposes raising rates for water, wastewater and county bus fares, in addition to taking in a 6.5 percent increase...
  • Longhorns looking for Strong start

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Texas - INSIDE SLANT Texas coach Charlie Strong spent his first eight months on the job establishing a new culture within the program. On Saturday, Longhorns fans will find out how that new culture looks on the...
  • Casino closings wipe $2B from Atlantic City property-tax values

    The closure of three Atlantic City casinos by mid-September will wipe $2 billion from the city's property-tax values next year, exacerbating the already cash-strapped city's financial plight, Mayor Don Guardian warned Tuesday. By 2017, Guardian said on a...
  • Roger Goodell Says 'I Didn't Get It Right' In Ray Rice Abuse Case

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a dramatic new domestic violence policy for the league Thursday, admitting "I didn't get it right" with Ray Rice. The measures were announced in a letter to all team owners and come after widespread criticism and...
  • Delray Beach officials set preliminary property tax rate

    Delray Beach officials set preliminary property tax rate
    Delray Beach residents have a sneak peek of how much they may be paying the city in taxes this year. On Thursday, commissioners set the preliminary tax rate residents will be charged — $7.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The final rate...
  • reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

     
    A purity ball is a ceremony where young girls promise to “live pure lives before God,” and to remain virgins until marriage. In return, their fathers sign a commitment promising to protect their daughters’ chastity. Sometimes rings are...
  • Taxes, fire fees top pre-recession levels

    Taxes, fire fees top pre-recession levels
    Even if your property is worth less than in 2008 — before the Great Recession — you could be paying more to keep your city running. Most Broward cities have lower property values than in 2008. But a Sun Sentinel analysis shows that three-...
  • China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students

    Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges — last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, some in China are grousing that the SAT may impose American...
  • China tells journalists to learn 'Marxist news values'

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn "Marxist news values" and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the media. The guidelines...