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Broward County

Broward County
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  • J. Edward Houston, lawyer, banker and Broward County civic leader, dies at 81

    J. Edward Houston, a lawyer, banker and civic leader who helped modernize Broward County in the 1970s and 1980s, died Monday at his home in Fort Lauderdale. He was 81. The son of a Dania Beach mayor, Houston was known for leading the growth of Barnett...
  • Broward County loaded with talented defensive backs

    Broward County loaded with talented defensive backs
    You've heard of Revis Island. Well, Miramar's Tyrek Cole has his own take on the phrase NFL corner Darrelle Revis made up and trademarked for his ability to shut down opposing receivers in single coverage. He calls himself Cole Island. Last year,...
  • Concrete sailboat now a coral reef

    The sailboat Usikusiku was built in South Africa out of concrete, trucked to the coast, sailed to the Caribbean and ended its journey in Fort Lauderdale. But it had one final destination: the bottom of the sea, off Hollywood. Broward County sank the...
  • Primary Election Results 2014

    Primary Election Results 2014
    About 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office finished counting ballots from all of the county's 577 precincts. Less than 600 absentee ballots were still being counted, but Supervisor Brenda Snipes said they would finish this...
  • Small businesses prime for expansion, survey finds

    Small businesses prime for expansion, survey finds
    More than 80 percent of small businesses in South and Central Florida expect to meet or exceed their revenue goals in 2014, according to a survey by TD Bank released Tuesday. The survey also showed that 60 percent of Hispanic owners report higher...
  • Day to define vision and future in Palm Beach County

    Day to define vision and future in Palm Beach County
    The Palm Beach County Commission has a chance to plan the future of the county's last major undeveloped region. Today, the commission should take that chance. Before the commission is Minto West, the controversial project proposed for the former...
  • Building blocks in place for American Heritage boys, Pine Crest girls swim teams

    Returning important pieces from a state championship team can breed confidence. As the season starts this week, the American Heritage-Plantation boys swimming and diving team returns all but one member from its Class 2A title-winning team in 2013. ....
  • Pines Charter's Cheatham to announce college choice Sept. 5

    Pembroke Pines Charter boys basketball standout Haanif Cheatham will take his final official visit to Marquette this weekend and announce his college choice next Friday. Cheatham, a 6-foot-5, 175-pound senior rated the state’s fifth-best, and...
  • State cancels deal with private youthful-offender center

    State cancels deal with private youthful-offender center
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has canceled a contract with a controversial operator of a 40-bed residential facility in Santa Rosa County, a move with potentially far-reaching implications for the way the state...
  • Vote today: Your voice matters

     Vote today: Your voice matters
    Today is your chance to be heard. Today is Primary Election Day, when Democrats and Republicans choose their nominees for county, state and federal races. Also, voters of all stripes — including those with no stripes at all — will decide who...
  • Broward County home prices rise 3 percent in July

    Broward County home prices rise 3 percent in July
    Broward County’s median price for existing single-family homes hit $285,000 last month, a 3 percent jump from a year ago, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors said Thursday. In Palm Beach County, the median price was $280,000, 4 percent higher...