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  • Boca's downtown now leads the city in property value growth

    Boca's downtown now leads the city in property value growth
    When Boca Raton’s property values first started recovering after the real estate meltdown, the value of the city’s downtown was still sagging. But now, that phenomenon is so 2012. This year, early estimates are that while Boca Raton...
  • Property taxes on the rise in Boynton

    Property taxes on the rise in Boynton
    Homeowners will soon be paying more to live in Boynton Beach. Thanks to the rising property values and increasing assessments for fire rescue, residents will be dishing out a few extra dollars a year when the changes take effect in October. On Tuesday,...
  • 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....
  • Community & Clubs: Decades of Exchange Club service

    Having roots in the first Exchange Club, founded in 1911 in Detroit, today's Exchange Club of Newport Harbor is the oldest surviving service club in Newport Beach. This dedicated and honorable group of members holds onto the timeless morals, values...
  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...
  • Ask Amy: 'Just friends' with ex? Unlikely

    Dear Amy: My ex and I have a long history, and I guess we are (sort of) friends. We both loved each other very much but we fought way too much, which made the relationship impossible. I have moved on to someone else, and I am pretty happy. However, I...
  • Hamas values child martyrs [Letter]

    Hamas values child martyrs [Letter]
    Letter writer Judy Chernak eloquently addresses the realities of fighting a war against a terrorist organization that has enmeshed itself in a civilian population ("Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed," July 29). Every Palestinian...
  • What to do when your career change crashes and burns

    DEAR JOYCE: Three years ago at age 43, I was moved by the inspiring stories of people who switched career gears and lived happily ever after. Those stories gave me the confidence to reinvent myself, so I took a two-year college course and tried to begin...
  • Here's how it's done-6

    Picky, Wordville's British honorary consul, recommends consideration of the peroration of A.J.P. Taylor's English History 1914-1945. "The rhythm is particularly effective, I think," he says. Let's have a look:   In the second World War the British...
  • Reviews: 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, 'Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism' by David Harvey

    Reviews: 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, 'Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism' by David Harvey
    James Surowiecki wrote recently in The New Yorker of Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of the private-equity firm Blackstone Group. Schwarzman is worth more than $10 billion. But he's convinced that he is being persecuted. Some have called for the...
  • Baptism is not a ticket to receive the sacraments of all Christian churches

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic Church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...