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Broward County

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  • On Plantation ballot: mayor or city manager?

    Plantation voters will be asked another question on their ballots this fall: mayor or city manager? The city council is asking voters to decide between two forms of government — what the city currently has or moving to a city manager style of...
  • Sunrise to ban sale of puppies from mills

    Sunrise is the latest city in Broward County to tackle the issues surrounding the sale of commercially bred cats and dogs. City commissioners unanimously agreed, on first reading, to a new law that would eventually stop the retail sale of cats and...
  • Developer building oceanfront condos in Hillsboro Beach

    Developer building oceanfront condos in Hillsboro Beach
    In 2008, with South Florida's housing market in free fall, the Marrano/Marc Equity development firm completed 1200 Hillsboro Mile, a boutique condominium facing the Intracoastal Waterway in Hillsboro Beach. It took six years to sell all 11 units....
  • YogaFest gets a foothold

    YogaFest gets a foothold
    If you're looking to stretch your yoga practice, YogaFest is Saturday. Every two hours will bring a new slate of South Florida instructors. Music, food and wellness booths will create a festival vibe, said YogaFest co-director Kelly Brookbank. The...
  • South Florida trade down 7 percent through February

    The value of South Florida's trade with the world fell by 7 percent in the first two months of this year, continuing the downward trend of late 2013, new data show. South Florida's goods trade slipped to $18 billion for the two-month period from a...
  • Price tag hits $40 million for quiet zones on FEC railroad in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Price tag hits $40 million for quiet zones on FEC railroad in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    A couple of times a week, Steve Stahl is startled out of his sleep by a train horn. The Fort Lauderdale resident lives just two blocks from the Florida East Coast Railroad where freight trains rumble down the tracks 10 to 20 times per day, he estimates....
  • Bald eagles nesting near Turnpike in Deerfield

    A tree next to Florida's Turnpike may not be the most likely place for a bald eagle couple to make their home. But within 100 yards of the rushing traffic stands a bald eagle nest with at least one chick, the second active nest known to exist in...
  • Charlie Crist's comeback attempt to be governor depends on South Florida

    Charlie Crist's comeback attempt to be governor depends on South Florida
    Charlie Crist believes the secret to wresting the governor's office from the Republicans and placing it in Democratic hands lies in South Florida. He's pouring time and resources into the region, wagering that the strategy will win him a return...
  • Monarch standouts Shawn Burgess-Becker and Calvin Ridley commit to Alabama

    Monarch standouts Shawn Burgess-Becker and Calvin Ridley commit to Alabama
    Shawn Burgess-Becker and Calvin Ridley helped make once-lowly Monarch one of the top prep teams in South Florida. On Saturday, they decided they didn't have another re-building project in them.  Both of the nationally-hearalded recruits committed to...
  • Sean Guerin: Community colleges vital to Broward's growth

    When public school systems sought new ways to serve their community, the community college was born, providing everyone with accessibility to education and serving as a catalyst for economic development. For many, a college degree would be unattainable...
  • Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again

    Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again
    Even Jeffrey Groover admitted Friday that there's a pattern to what he's been doing for years — stealing people's identities, committing fraud, apologizing, then doing it all over again after he gets out of prison. The South Florida man is so adept...