| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2010
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,...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:00 PM
Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. announced late Wednesday that it will close 13 of its South Florida supermarkets, among 30 the company plans to shut down nationwide.
The supermarket chain, which operates 514 stores nationwide, said the move was driven by the weak...
| Aug 20, 2010
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...
| Apr 29, 2011
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...
| May 1, 2011
| 4:00 AM
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,...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:57 AM
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| May 13, 2011
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...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Federal law enforcement agents arrested three South Florida residents early Saturday on charges that they helped funnel money to Taliban terrorists in Pakistan.
The money they collected, prosecutors said, was intended to be used to buy guns, support...