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  • 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...
  • Property values tick up We're still below 2007 levels, but Broward overall rises 7.2 percent, above expectations

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • EPA orders BMW to lower fuel economy claims on four Mini models

    EPA orders BMW to lower fuel economy claims on four Mini models
    The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its crackdown on auto companies that issue inflated fuel economy claims for their vehicles, this time ordering BMW to lower the estimates for four of its 2014 Mini Cooper cars. During an EPA audit of the...
  • Faith and Values: Is Clergy Appreciation Month a good idea?

    Is it helpful to set aside a special month for pastor appreciation? October is the month designated "Clergy Appreciation Month," but what are the possible downsides to such an occasion? Church members are clearly taught in scripture to show appreciation...
  • Peyton Helm: Anxiety over today's generation unnecessary worry

    Despair over the character and behavior of each generation of students is well attested throughout history, beginning about 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian scribe lambasted his generation's schoolboys: "… thou forsakest writing! Thou givest thyself...
  • In Theory: On mandated tolerance at religious schools

    After allegations last spring that several schools in Birmingham, England had been infiltrated by a group of people “with a restricted and narrow interpretation of their faith” trying to achieve an “Islamisation” of secular state...
  • Cartwright touts Pa. values over D.C. 'noise' in new ad

    Cartwright touts Pa. values over D.C. 'noise' in new ad
    U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright began airing his first television ad across the 17th Congressional District on Saturday, a little more than a week before Pennsylvanians will head to the polls. The freshman Democrat, running for a second term in a district...
  • E.W. Jackson says Democrats attack Christian values with anti-discrimination laws about gays and lesbians

    Bishop E.W. Jackson, last year’s unsuccessful GOP candidate for Lt. Governor, is still speaking out on political issues – telling supporters he’s been traveling the midterm election battlegrounds such as North Carolina and Arkansas to...