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  • Distrust, bitterness mark relations between county, cities

    Distrust, bitterness mark relations between county, cities
    First there was bickering, then trust issues arose. The relationship grew bitter. Both sides lawyered up. The word "divorce'' was spoken. This is the story of Broward County and its cities. Relations have grown icy as the two sides engage in an...
  • Hallandale kicking red-light cameras to the curb, but will other cities follow?

    Hallandale kicking red-light cameras to the curb, but will other cities follow?
    Hallandale Beach sent a strong message to its red-light cameras this week: Get out of town. Commissioner William Julian's motion passed 4-1 Wednesday, making Hallandale Beach the first city in Broward County to ditch the cameras. Julian believes...
  • Updated: Lottery: South Florida on a hot streak

    Updated: Lottery: South Florida on a hot streak
     Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.  Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
  • 'Boomerang' buyers get another chance at homeownership

    'Boomerang' buyers get another chance at homeownership
    Just 10 days before Christmas 2009, Ganel Appolon found an envelope taped to his front door. He and his family were being evicted from their Tamarac home. Appolon had fallen behind on his mortgage payments, and the lender repossessed the property...
  • Mayo: Is a beer can pole kosher for Festivus?

    Mayo: Is a beer can pole kosher for Festivus?
    As I wrote in my Tuesday print column, I've got no problem with the beer-can Festivus pole placed in the Florida capitol rotunda by Deerfield Beach activist/blogger/provocateur/atheist Chaz Stevens. But as some Seinfeld fans have pointed out, the made-...
  • Lawsuits from Broward County bus crashes cost taxpayers millions

    Every year, scores of claims are filed by those who say they were injured and it's Broward County Transit's fault. Since 2008, the county has paid out $6.5 million in claims related to county buses. Here's a synopsis from Broward County memos of bus...
  • "11th Annual South Florida Natural Hair Beauty and Wellness Expo" returns to Miami

    "11th Annual South Florida Natural Hair Beauty and Wellness Expo" returns to Miami
    When it comes to your hair South Florida's humidity is the great equalizer. No matter what your ethnicity or hair texture, you are going to spend a great deal of time trying to get your hair to do something it just doesn't want to do. You're better of...
  • Broward Legislative Delegation cancels Friday meeting

    Broward Legislative Delegation cancels Friday meeting
    Friday’s meeting of Broward’s state senators and representatives has been canceled. It was scheduled for Friday afternoon at the County Governmental Center. Lisa Aronson, interim executive director of the Broward Legislative Delegation,...
  • Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato charged with DUI

    Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato charged with DUI
    A veteran Broward circuit judge found herself at the other end of the judicial system Wednesday — carted off to jail following her DUI arrest. After Judge Cynthia Imperato spent Tuesday evening at a social legal function, she was seen weaving on...
  • Swap Shop owner, Coach set for court battle over knockoffs

    Swap Shop owner, Coach set for court battle over knockoffs
    Coming soon to a South Florida courtroom: a legal showdown between designer brand Coach and Preston Henn, the eccentric 82-year-old owner of the famous Swap Shop flea market. The pricey luxury goods company filed a lawsuit against the Swap Shop more...
  • Runners flock to turkey trots

    Runners flock to turkey trots
    Stuffing your face with turkey and trimmings and then crashing on the couch to watch football is certainly a Thanksgiving Day tradition. But it's not the only one. Turkey trots, 5K and 10K runs and run/walks held on Thanksgiving, are booming in South...