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  • Faith and Values: Caring for the interest in others is our joy

    I've been thinking about what Paul wrote to the church in Philippi: "Let each of you look not to your own interest, but to the interests of others." If you think of yourself as a self-made person, then Paul's idea may be difficult for you to swallow....
  • 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-...
  • Kenya Bans Toronto Fest Film 'Stories of Our Lives' Over Gay Themes

    Just weeks after its Toronto preem, a film that explores life in Kenya's LGBT community was banned by that country's government on the grounds that it "promotes homosexuality." "Stories of Our Lives," a collection of five fictional vignettes based on the...
  • A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself

    A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself
    Often the most stressful part of making a decision is the possibility of making the wrong choice. We spend hours pondering the "what ifs" and soliciting advice from confidants. Ruth Chang, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, said we devote...
  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...
  • Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections

    Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections
    Connection is a word with a lot of meanings, not all of them in the dictionary. The most common one is probably the joining of two or more different things. We plug an electrical cord into an outlet and say we have a connection. We say the same thing when...
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea lowers tax rate

    Lauderdale-by-the-Sea lowers tax rate
    Property owners will see a lower tax rate on the town's portion of their property tax bills this year, but the town will be collecting more taxes because property values have increased. Commissioners this week approved a new rate of $3.80 for each $1,000...
  • University of Illinois upheld its values in denying Salaita

    This is in response to the recent opinion piece “Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career” (Perspective, Sept. 29). The University of Illinois upheld its values of creating an inclusive and safe learning environment when it rescinded...
  • Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off

    Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off
    In television ads and talking points, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his supporters have sought to portray Republican rival Tom Foley as a heartless businessman incapable of relating to the concerns of working people. Malloy has accused Foley, who made a...
  • Oakland Park tax rate drops 2 percent

    Oakland Park tax rate drops 2 percent
    Commissioners are giving property owners a slight break in the city's tax rate, but the city will still collect more taxes than last year because property values continue to rebound. Commissioners have approved a 2 percent drop in the rate to $6.27 for...
  • North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

    Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values. Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....