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  • Tax group: $120.9 million in budget 'turkeys' identified

    Tax group: $120.9 million in budget 'turkeys' identified
    TALLAHASSEE -- Business-backed Florida TaxWatch Friday singled out nearly $121 million in pet projects lawmakers included in the budget they passed earlier this month as "turkeys" which bypassed normal review processes. The group is asking Gov. Rick...
  • Scott inks $77 billion budget; spares the veto rod

    Scott inks $77 billion budget; spares the veto rod
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a record $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes. The spending plan for the...
  • Scots 7-on-7 football tournament set to start Thursday

    If you’re having high school football withdrawal, you can catch some of the best players in Broward and Palm Beach counties at the Scots 7-on-7 Summer Tournament at St. Andrew’s on Thursday and Friday. The event will feature 14 teams, with...
  • Broward Republicans devote time to pondering prospect of Russian nuclear attack followed by Chinese invasion

    Broward Republicans devote time to pondering prospect of Russian nuclear attack followed by Chinese invasion
    With less than five months until Election Day, Broward Republicans shifted their attention away from the re-election of Gov Rick Scott, County Commissioner Chip LaMarca, and state Rep. George Moraitis. Instead, they turned over a chunk of their...
  • Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed

    Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed
    The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County. In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
  • Someone's got to pick up the roadkill — but who?

    Someone's got to pick up the roadkill — but who?
    You see an animal on the road. It might be a raccoon or a duck, a stray dog or cat. And it's dead. Who you gonna call? That all depends on the street. If the animal is on private property, you call a private pickup service. If it's a state road,...
  • Schedule for this weekend's Dr. Phillips boys volleyball tournament

    Schedule for this weekend's Dr. Phillips boys volleyball tournament
    Tournament to be held at the Orlando Sports Center 6700 Kingspointe Parkway 32819   Premier Division Pool Play – Friday/Saturday Friday – Pool A, Court 1) Lyman vs. Cypress Creek, 5 p.m.; Apopka vs. Boca Raton Spanish River, 6; Apopka...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • Four area baseball teams ranked in nation's top 50

    Four area baseball teams ranked in nation's top 50
    Four teams from the Sentinel readership area are among the top 50 schools nationally according to Perfect Game's rankings released Tuesday. Lake Brantley, the defending Class 8A state champ, moved from the No. 10 spot in the season's first poll to No....
  • Bases covered with four nationally ranked area baseball teams

    Bases covered with four nationally ranked area baseball teams
    Olympia and West Orange moved into Perfect Game's national top 50 baseball rankings this week, joining Lake Brantley and First Academy to give the area four nationally ranked teams. The state has two top-ranked teams, with Venice No. 1 by both Baseball...
  • Where in the world could Broward be?

    If you’re in Broward County, you could be anywhere. And that’s what Broward tourism officials want filmmakers to know. Stare out across the grassy Everglades and be transported to Darwin, Australia. Look up from the escalator at Fort...