| Jul 24, 2014
With property values in the city increasing by more than 8 percent, North Lauderdale is lowering its millage rate. That, however, does not mean everyone will be paying less in taxes.
The city's proposed millage rate of 7.5000 is 0.1078 mills less than...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Texas football coach Charlie Strong on Sunday confirmed earlier reports that he dismissed five players and suspended three others indefinitely.
Strong announced that running backs Joe Bergeron and Jalen Overstreet and defensive back Chevoski Collins...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Jonathan Crain had just driven 1,500 miles and was lugging heavy furniture up five flights of stairs when he developed a true appreciation for his moving-company workers.
Since that day in 2007, shortly after he bought a Two Men and A Truck franchise in...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:49 AM
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.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday.
Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:05 AM
"...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014
OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really?
Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:13 AM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Tom Junod set the social web aflame with his article praising 42-year-old women. Never did one think that Esquire, a men’s magazine that’s stayed above the lad mag fray, could enrage so many people. But that it did, with people accusing...