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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Health departments offer free immunizations for students

    Health departments offer free immunizations for students
    No need for children to return to school without immunizations, because parents can arrange for free shots all summer from the Broward County and Palm Beach County health departments. Broward health officials will give shots all summer at malls,...
  • Cash for clunker AC systems details announced

    Cash for clunker AC systems details announced
    State officials, announcing long-awaited details of its latest "cash for clunker" program Friday, said Floridians could snare a $1,500 flat fee rebate for replacing their central air conditioning systems with more energy efficient units starting this...
  • Best Mexican restaurant: Casa Maya Grill owner learned it all from his family

    <b>Best Mexican restaurant:</b> Casa Maya Grill owner learned it all from his family
    When Emilio Dominguez was just 19, he made a gutsy move from his home in the Mexican state of Yucatán to Miami Beach. "If you go to Miami Beach," a family member told him, "I can connect you to some people" for work. It was 1986 and Dominguez did find...
  • Good grief! Thieves target people paying their respects at cemetery

    It was Good Friday afternoon at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lauderdale. As people were paying their respects to departed friends or family members, a trio of crooks were busy turning some mourners into crime victims, authorities said,...
  • Singing is spiritual

    Singing is spiritual
    Michelle Cohen Job experience: Cantorial soloist with Temple Beth Am, Margate; cantorial associate with Temple Beth El in Boca Raton; former soprano with Baltimore Opera Chorus, Cincinnati Opera, Sarasota Opera and other companies Other community...
  • Got Words With Friends?

    Got Words With Friends?
    Q: I recently bought an LG Quantum phone. (You have no idea how hard it was for me to finally give up my reliable RazR-3 ... but I had to.) Anyway, my grown-up married kids and their friends all have phones that can play "Words With Friends." I wanna...