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  • Adopt regulations for Uber and Lyft

    In response to the opinion piece by Matthew Mitchell and Michael Farren that appeared in the Sun Sentinel on July 16: the article is the latest in what seems like an endless series dealing with companies like Uber and Lyft. It rightfully points out...
  • 3 Broward school leaders get 22% raises

    3 Broward school leaders get 22% raises
    Three Broward County school administrators will each get a $10,000 pay increase – their third raise in the past year – following a three-hour contentious debate Tuesday by a divided School Board. The board voted 5-4 to pay Chief Human...
  • Dania Beach vice mayor makes it to raucous meeting, keeps her seat

    Dania Beach vice mayor makes it to raucous meeting, keeps her seat
    Vice Mayor Chickie Brandimarte, still recovering after a 25-day hospital stay, returned to City Hall on Tuesday to get back to business. "This is home," she said after taking her seat on the dais. Had she been a no-show, she could have been out of a...
  • The Rebbe still greatly impacts the world

    Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, known commonly as simply "The Rebbe," is considered by many to be the most influential rabbi of the modern era. The Rebbe passed away on June 12, 1994. According to the Hebrew calendar, the date was Gimmel Tammuz 5754, or...
  • Emotions run high at South Florida rallies as Mideast violence intensifies

    Both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian rallies in South Florida are trying to call attention to the violence in the Middle East. Monday night's rally organized by the Jewish Federation of Broward County was intended to show public support for Israel as the...
  • Don't jump too quickly for Beckham

    Don't jump too quickly for Beckham
    A bit of advice for Broward County officials who may be trying to lure David Beckham and his proposed 20,000-seat soccer stadium: Be wary. And look before you leap. Yes, Beckham is very charming, and there's been a spike in the sport since the World...
  • Win bittersweet for Plantation American Little League All-Stars

    FORT LAUDERDALE — For the Plantation American Little League All-Stars, their victory in Sunday's final game of the Section 8 Major Division Tournament was bittersweet. Although the south Broward County champions defeated previously unbeaten North...
  • Police name man killed on Fort Lauderdale construction project

    Police on Tuesday identified Jose Alfredo Isagirrez-Mejia as the man who died when a beam collapsed at a South Andrews Avenue construction site. Two other men injured in the incident shortly before 8 a.m. Monday at 2601 S. Andrews Ave., where a car...
  • Community turns out for Israel Emergency Campaign

    As Israel's defense forces began day 15 of Operation Protective Edge, more than 500 people, many with checkbooks in hand, filled an auditorium in Davie to raise money for the Jewish Federation of Broward County's Israel Emergency Campaign. The Monday...
  • Alligator Alley rest stop to open in August

    Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open? Bernie Conti, Davie A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
  • Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal

    Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal
    Fired Broward Sheriff's Lt. David Benjamin was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for acting as Scott Rothstein's law enforcement muscle. He was handcuffed behind his back and taken into custody in the courtroom — about three feet...