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Broward County

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  • Broward County awarded for creative projects

    Broward County was recognized for its efforts to build sand dunes at a state park, encourage reuse of water and make it easier to pay taxes. The county received five achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo), which recognizes...
  • FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant

    FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant
    One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and...
  • Puddie named Coral Glades coach

    The Coral Glades football program has struggled for identity since the school opened in 2004 and has been on a coaching carousel. Peter Puddie, who was named the school's seventh head coach since 2004, hopes to bring stability to the program. Puddie...
  • Pump prices likely to dip this week

    Gas prices Gas prices in South Florida are expected to keep declining this week, as concerns recede over supply disruptions in Iraq. But prices spikes could occur later this hurricane-season, should a storm in the Gulf of Mexico affect oil refineries...
  • Republican optimistic about governor's chances

    Republican optimistic about governor's chances
    Leslie Dougher, the new chairwoman of the Florida Republican party, exudes the optimism that's endemic to her job as a real estate agent. And there's no subject that puts her in selling mode more than Gov. Rick Scott. Even in overwhelmingly Democratic...
  • Stephen Moss: Make a difference, invest in your community

    Author and anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, that's the only thing that ever has." Mead's quote eloquently reinforces the point that everyone has the...
  • State releases school grades for elementary, middle

    State releases school grades for elementary, middle
    School grades are out for Florida's elementary and middle schools. The state Department of Education released preliminary school grades Friday morning that showed more schools earned As but more schools also earned Fs. The grades influence property...
  • Capital punishment provides no simple answers

    Kimberly Lucas of Jupiter is accused of murdering a 2-year-old girl on May 26 and trying to kill the girl's 10-year-old brother. The brother, after recovering from a sedative Lucas fed him, found his dead sister in the bathtub. Lucas had been like a...
  • New radios for Tamarac fire staff

    Cities in Broward are busy upgrading their public safety emergency dispatch equipment and adopting the P25 technology, the national standard. Tamarac recently spent $250,000 to purchase 17 Motorola APX digital mobile radios and 30 Motorola APX digital...
  • Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route

    Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route
    Copa Airlines opened up another gateway to Latin America on Friday with the launch of nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama City, Panama. The Panamanian carrier inaugurated the new route from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International...
  • Public defenders fired for anti-Arab postings

    Two Broward County assistant public defenders were fired Tuesday for Facebook comments calling Palestinians "cockroaches" and "filthy swine." Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres both lost their jobs, as outrage built after the Sun Sentinel published an...