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  • Pat Toomey: Boy Scouts shape next generation of leaders

    It is a reassuring reality that we live in the most generous nation in the world. Our American generosity manifests itself in many ways. Some choose to make a quiet donation to a worthy cause while others give the gift of time or talent to service...
  • 'Transformers': A Splendidly Patriotic Film, If You Happen To Be Chinese (Opinion)

    Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions. Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
  • Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued

    Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued
    Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening. The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....
  • Broward property values rise 7.2 percent

    Broward property values rise 7.2 percent
    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • JFN helps funders select Jewish causes

    Jason Arison, the chairman and CEO of the Ted Arison Family Foundation (which has a presence in Miami), was co-chair of the 2014 Jewish Funders Network (JFN) International Conference this March and appreciated the fact that this year's conference took...
  • Park Ridge collective property values fall

     Park Ridge collective property values fall
    Park Ridge's collective property value plummeted almost 18 percent from 2012 to 2013, vexing city officials who said construction activity increased last year. Those same officials said they worried the drop would herald more problems for the troubled...
  • Property values rise more than expected

    Property values rise more than expected
    Improved property value forecasts may ease Palm Beach County government's budget squeeze, according to estimates released Thursday. Palm Beach County's taxable property values are going up about 7.4 percent this year to $139.5 billion. That's better...
  • Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide

     Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide
    Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time. The latest string of...
  • Why the $10B class-action lawsuit against GM is bunk

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, GM, Read This Oh, lawyers. Don't ever change. That Washington State firm that filed a "potentially precedent-setting" lawsuit against General Motors has just had a few of its primary arguments shot full of holes...
  • Paul Greenberg: Marriage and its discontents

    There are good people on both sides of the current debate over letting homosexual couples get married -- and good people in between who aren't sure just where they stand. And may never be. Lots of them are all in favor of according homosexuals all the...
  • Hampton buys land for Langley airstrip buffer, pays $1.98 million for a $992,000 property

    Hampton buys land for Langley airstrip buffer, pays $1.98 million for a $992,000 property
    As a clear zone just beyond Langley Air Force Base's airstrip grows, so does the bill that city and state taxpayers are footing to keep development from encroaching on the military installation. With the state's financial help, the city has spent almost...