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  • PASSINGS: Kaye Stevens

    PASSINGS: Kaye Stevens
    Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, 79, who performed with the Rat Pack and frequently appeared on Johnny Carson's late-night talk show, died Wednesday at Villages Hospital north of Orlando, Fla. She had breast cancer and blood clots, said her friend Gerry...
  • Two area tragedies are reminders to practice pool safety

     
    This isn't easy to write about because two families are mourning afterÂ? a 2 y.o. boyÂ?inÂ?MargateÂ?and a 1 y.o. boyÂ?inÂ?Coral SpringsÂ?both died after last week after being in family pools. Experts say there is only one saf...
  • Margate???s hero kids

     
    ?? Kudos to three teens from Margate who jumped into a canal to rescue a toddler!...
  • Gaetz: Legislature should ‘reconsider’ single sales factor law if it doesn’t lure new capital to Florida

     
    The incoming president of the Florida Senate says the Legislature should revisit a tax break it passed last spring if the measure does not ultimately attract new capital spending to the state. “If it turns out that this change in the tax code does...
  • Today in Tallahassee: More federal bashing, term-limits, and regulating food for poor people

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House and Senate lawmakers christen Week Four of the 60-day session with a slate of committee hearings on water permitting, climate-change repealing, federal government bashing, and agriculture industry incentives. The House Federal...
  • FPL could help pay for reservoir intended to boost Broward, Palm Beach County drinking water supplies

     
    Florida Power & Light Co. could help bankroll a costly reservoir proposed to boost drinking water supplies in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Support for building a new water-sharing reservoir has waned since estimates released in January showed it...
  • Miami barbecue, Margate Caribbean and Lake Worth food truck cited by state health inspectors

     
    Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws observed by inspectors at three South Florida food vendors last week prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to temporarily close them. Pal???s Barbeque & Grill, 5900...
  • FDA proposes regulation of mobile healthcare apps

     
    The Food and Drug Admisitration has introduced a proposal that would allow it to regulate smartphone and tablet apps that relate to health and medical needs. The FDA on Tuesday said it would seek "input on its proposed oversight approach for certain...
  • Senate pulls a fast one, will cut 6.5 percent from schools after all (sort of)

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Last week, Senate PreK-12 Education Budget Chairman David Simmons said the chamber's classroom spending plan was essentially break-even for school districts. That is, per-pupil student funding wouldn't see much of a cut, at all. But on...
  • Destination gaming dead, Jones says

     
    The Legislature's biggest hope for a gaming expansion this legislative session is dead, the Senate's point man on gaming said Tuesday. Sen. Dennis Jones, R-Seminole, said that he is withdrawing bills that would bring Las Vegas-style casinos to Florida...
  • Lawmakers ready to cut public employee retirement, health care

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With a $3 billion budget shortfall looming, Florida’s pension fund and employee health benefits are shaping up as piñatas that state lawmakers will whack next spring – hoping...