| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Thursday.
Here' whaat we're reading today.
* The Sentinel/Sun Sentinel examines whether Florida is ready for a disaster.
* An appeals court reinstated charges against the Tamarac mayor, the Sun...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Jean Enright hopes to make the leap from an obscure job as a Port of Palm Beach commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives. She faces a big obstacle: The longtime incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, doesn't have any intention of getting out of the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:47 AM
They call South Florida the “sixth borough,” but when it comes to political shenanigans, we look like the farm league compared to the Big Apple.
We have commissioners and school board members who take campaign money from builders and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Tamarac City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad is such a minor figure in such an obscure locale that, under normal circumstances, she wouldn’t even amount to a blip on the radar screen.
But her behavior and tenacity make her a standout —...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:09 AM
This is what you get for paying $350-a-month rent in Tamarac: Bedroom, cable, use of kitchen and laundry room -- plus your creepy landlord secretly videotaping you when you're naked, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
And you also apparently get...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Last week: The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance reported continued job diversification in Broward, announcing that Citrix is adding 200 information technology jobs at its Fort Lauderdale location. In August alone, the Alliance working with our cities,...
| Sep 9, 2013
Q: The worst road I've driven on is State Road 7 between Commercial Boulevard and just south of Broward Boulevard in both directions. You miss every traffic signal. As you sit at one intersection, you can see the next intersection has a green light....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and plane crashes at New York City's World Trade Center, in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon.
My colleague Steve Coate compiled this list of remembrance events in...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Q: Why is the SunPass lane almost always closed at the Pat Salerno Drive exit on the Sawgrass Expressway? Many of us with SunPass have to wait in long lines in the cash lanes.
Carey Laufer, Weston
A: All the lanes, including the closed toll lane on...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Two years after ramming his Broward County bus into the rear end of a car — sending six passengers to the hospital — veteran driver Christopher Harvey is accused once again of nodding off at the wheel.
For Harvey, it's just the latest episode...
| Aug 2, 2013
Florida law sets down seven criteria for removing elected municipal and charter county officials from office through recall elections: "Malfeasance, misfeasance, neglect of duty, drunkenness, incompetence, permanent inability to perform official duties,...