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  • Roadwork drives some common questions

    Roadwork drives some common questions
    There's road construction pretty much everywhere you look in South Florida. And along with it are questions from commuters baffled by express lanes, traffic signals and SunPass. To help you navigate through the ongoing work, here are the answers to...
  • Third judge finds Florida's gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    Florida’s bans on same-sex marriage and on recognizing out-of-state civil unions between members of the same sex violate the U.S. Constitution, a judge ruled Monday. The ruling, by Broward County Circuit Judge Dale C. Cohen, follows two similar...
  • Gov. Scott fills Broward County Court vacancies

    Governor Rick Scott announced Monday the appointments of Kal Le Var Evans and Daniel Kanner to the Broward County Court. Evans, 37, of Fort Lauderdale, fills the vacancy created by Judge Joseph Murphy, who resigned. Evans, who received his bachelor's...
  • Florida's thriving tourism adds more jobs in 2013, report says

    Tourism was a big job creator in Florida in 2013, according to a report released Monday from Florida TaxWatch. Nearly 76,000 jobs were generated in the state because of investment in the tourism sector, the report from the nonprofit, nonpartisan...
  • Various backpack drives get Broward youth back to school

    The economy is getting back on its feet, and the unemployment rate is declining in South Florida, but that hasn't had much of an effect on the number of children in the community who cannot afford back-to-school supplies. Several nonprofit organizations,...
  • Longtime leader Moskowitz leaves Broward JFS

    Kenneth Moskowitz, who for 14 years led the Jewish Family Service of Broward County as president and CEO, and prior to that appointment as assistant director, left the agency last week. Kenneth Moskowitz, who led the Jewish Family Service of Broward...
  • Broward metes out HIV funding

    Broward metes out HIV funding
    As one of America's most impacted communities when it comes to the HIV virus and AIDS epidemic, Broward County has received millions of dollars from the federal government since 1991. The money is aimed at helping people with low incomes and no health...
  • Dem Lori Parrish throws casual "picnic' for GOP Chipster

    Dem Lori Parrish throws casual "picnic' for GOP Chipster
    It's so hard to keep track of enemies and friends in Broward County politics that I've started my own chart, with blue lines connecting friends, and red lines connecting foes. This week, I added a blue line between Broward Property Appraiser Lori...
  • The Planner

    This weekTuesday Financial Planning Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, 5 p.m., Marlins' Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami. Chapter meeting/continuing education course/baseball game. Members $60, nonmembers $65. 954-370-0041. Thursday All About Business...
  • Port Everglades mulls extra $9 million outlay to dredge to 48 feet

    Broward County's Port Everglades will need to spend an extra $9 million if the seaport wants to host loaded supersized ships that will soon pass through an expanded Panama Canal, officials say. A group within the Army Corps of Engineers is recommending...
  • Many candidates for breakout season in Broward

    Many candidates for breakout season in Broward
    Piper running back Travis Liburd burst onto the scene in Broward County last season, rushing for 1,696 yards and 23 touchdowns. Former fullback Brandon Boyce racked up 22 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks as a difference-making defensive lineman for...