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  • Communities in West Boca seek to ban government rental assistance

    Communities in West Boca seek to ban government rental assistance
    Home prices are up, long-vacant houses have families moving in, but fear of what the future might bring has prompted some of the homeowner associations in the unincorporated area of West Boca to limit who might move in. Some of the 125 master homeowner...
  • School Board member faces voters for first time since admitting use of n-word

    Facing voters for the first time since her use of a racist epithet toward African-Americans became public, Ann Murray said Monday it shouldn't be an issue in her bid for re-election to the Broward School Board. Murray said her use of the n-word "was a...
  • Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars companies that do work for the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Religious groups had lobbied Obama...
  • Obama will sign order to protect LGBT workers

    President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday. The policy...
  • In U.S. gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With legal battles over gay marriage simmering across the United States, proponents are showcasing a group they had once sidelined: children. Lawyers are recruiting same-sex couples who have children, putting interviews with kids...
  • Ann Murray, Felicia Brunson debate Murray's use of n-word

    Ann Murray, Felicia Brunson debate Murray's use of n-word
    Ann Murray and Felicia Brunson answered questions Monday about Murray’s use of the n-word, the racial epithet described by the website Dictonary.com as “now probably the most offensive word in English.” Murray is a member of the...
  • Dungy statement attempts to clarify Sam comments

    A day after Tony Dungy was largely skewered for saying he would not have drafted openly gay linebacker Michael Sam, the former NFL coach clarified his comments and provided context. Dungy said Tuesday that Sam deserves an opportunity to play in the NFL....
  • Expect the 'race card' in our ongoing immigration debate

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of the...
  • Full text of McAuliffe's SWaM executive order

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Executive Order 20, meant to send more contracts toward small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses, is a good deal longer and more detailed than the high points I've tried to cover here. It's pasted below. If you've got some...
  • Male Teachers Needed In Primary Grades

    Often, when we think about the fields of elementary education, early childhood education, special education and even English, we tend to think about them as being female-dominated. Having a specific gender committed to these professions is wonderful,...
  • Chan Lowe: Vladimir Putin's black box

    Chan Lowe: Vladimir Putin's black box
    Students of history will find eerie parallels between what is going on in Ukraine today and events in Central Europe in the late 1930s.   In both cases, powerful dictators bent on territorial aggrandizement exploited ethnic minorities who found...