| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community.
Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| May 5, 2014
Donald Sterling — the for-now owner of the Los Angeles Clippers — has set the bar for awful bosses at a height where the air gets thin.
His racist comments to his girlfriend — recorded for all the world to hear — earned him an...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:33 PM
No mass killer terrorized the Chicago streets on Easter weekend. But the joyous spring holiday of renewal was anything but tranquil.
At least nine people were killed and 36 others, including children, were shot and wounded. It was the second weekend...