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Broward County

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  • House 96 and county D2 will be planned as open primaries

    Two Broward races will be planned as open primaries, just in case the courts rule that way. If lawsuits seeking open primaries are not successful, the elections office would act accordingly. "We always do just-in-case thinking,'' said Dr. Brenda...
  • Medical marijuana 'Green Rush' scams pose risks

    Medical marijuana is not yet legal in Florida, but you would not know that by the some of the business scams materializing across the state. You can help make marijuana legal in Florida by voting for Amendment Two this November. It needs 60 percent to...
  • Demand growing for medical office leases

    South Florida businesses are back in the market for leased medical office space, a real estate firm says. Avison Young said it found a tenant for a new office building in Loxahatchee within 30 days of the structure's certificate of occupancy. Prettelt...
  • Foreign investment provides nearly 5 percent of jobs

    Brazilians, Canadians and other foreign investors have been the prime buyers of new condominiums in South Florida in recent years. But foreign investors also are pumping money into U.S. businesses and setting up corporate offices in the tri-county region,...
  • Assistant public defender Facebook accounts call Palestinians "filthy swine'' and cockroaches''

    Assistant public defender Facebook accounts call Palestinians "filthy swine'' and cockroaches''
    Venom toward Palestinians was unleashed on Facebook from the accounts of two assistant public defenders in Broward County, with comments that   Palestinians are "filthy swine'' and "cockroaches.'' The Facebook comments came from the Facebook accounts of...
  • Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist

    Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist
    The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club is honoring the memory of the late native-plant expert and longtime Sun Sentinel garden columnist Robert Haehle with a living tribute at the Bonnet House, Museum and Gardens. The Moringa Circle, one of the club's seven...
  • Broward terrorism suspect's confession can be used against him, judge rules

    Broward terrorism suspect's confession can be used against him, judge rules
    Self-incriminating statements that a Broward County man — accused of plotting to blow up New York City landmarks — made to federal agents can be used against him in his trial, a judge has ruled. Oakland Park brothers Raees Alam Qazi, 21,...
  • Congressman Alan Grayson's spouse fights back against bigamy allegation

    Congressman Alan Grayson's spouse fights back against bigamy allegation
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's wife, in a new divorce court filing, is fighting back against his claim that she was already married when they wed 24 years ago, rendering their marriage illegal on the basis of bigamy. Lolita Grayson, in a newly filed...
  • Local pet shelters offering discounts to Plinko game winners

    Want a purebred dog? You might just find one at your local animal shelter. To help find homes for their shelter pets, both the Humane Society of Broward County in Dania Beach and the Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Center in Fort Lauderdale...
  • Attorney general candidates set sights on Bondi

    Attorney general candidates set sights on Bondi
    As George Sheldon and Perry Thurston compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, they're friendly foes going after a bigger target: Republican incumbent Pam Bondi. Sheldon was more pointed than Thurston in his criticisms of Bondi when...
  • Blackstone Group still buying properties in South Florida

    Higher home prices are chasing investment firms from the market, but the largest continues to stockpile properties in South Florida. From January through May, affiliates tied to the Blackstone Group have bought 430 properties in Palm Beach County,...