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Broward County

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  • Sharief denies meeting with Roger Stone

    Sharief denies meeting with Roger Stone
    I'm keeping my promise to keep an eye on Roger Stone and his political dealings in Broward County, now that he's a bonafide Fort Lauderdale resident. This week I was told that Roger Stone offered to work on Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief's re-election...
  • Perry Thurston choice for attorney general

     Perry Thurston choice for attorney general
    According to one recent poll, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's approval rating is just 30 percent. Given her controversial tenure, a strong Democratic challenger could have a good chance, even in what is shaping up to be a Republican year. But...
  • More rules for day care centers will be a plus

    More rules for day care centers will be a plus
    It's not a good idea for day care operators to prop up toddlers in front of television sets, iPads or other gadgets for hours on end over a chance to play outside. Also, skip the chocolate milk. Everybody knows skim is a healthier alternative. You'd...
  • 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty in welfare fraud case

    A self-described "Scottish aristocrat" accused of collecting government benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht in South Florida has been sentenced to a year behind bars and ordered to pay the money back after pleading guilty in a welfare fraud...
  • JCC Maccabi Games come to a close

    Randy Colman, executive director of the Boca Raton-based Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, estimates that the just-completed JCC Maccabi Games — hosted this year by the Levis JCC at venues around the Boca Raton area from Aug. 10-15 &#...
  • Lots of new things at Broward schools this year

    Lots of new things at Broward schools this year
    Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours. As an estimated 265,000 students return...
  • For House and Senate races: Rader, Williams, Jacobs, Geller and Braynon

    House 81: Kevin Rader more solid, weakness is insurance legislation Since Democrats control just 45 seats in the 120-member Florida House, you wonder why any Democrat would challenge an incumbent. But Kevin Rader, who represents District 81, got...
  • Mission United program receives $2 million grant

    The United Way of Broward County has received another $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for its Mission United program that helps returning military veterans adapt to civilian life. The money came from the department's...
  • Rick Ferreira: Key to addressing aging infrastructure

    This past weekend, some 800 municipal officials from all across Florida gathered in Broward County for the Florida League of Cities' annual conference. These local government officials had many things to talk about, but so many of the conversations...
  • NATURE

    NATURE
    Canoe class: South Florida is full of waterways, and the Broward County Parks and Recreation Division wants to help those who are reluctant to dip an oar or paddle in the water. The next class is at 9 a.m. Thursday at West Lake Park, 1200 Sheridan St., in...
  • Plantation Eagles donate supplies to children in need

    Plantation Eagles donate supplies to children in need
    The Plantation Eagles Soccer Club Under-16 team is giving back to the community. The Eagles players donated supplies to children and teenagers who are in need as the school year begins. With the 2014 season approaching in the final week of August, the...