| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:48 AM
Welcome to America's latest cultural and political divide — involving fast food chicken chain Chick-fil-A.
And, not surprisingly, some of South Florida's most prominent political figures are on opposite sides of the controversy, which is now hotter...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Despite a massive effort to gird the electrical network, Florida Power & Light concedes that if a hurricane strikes South Florida, thousands will be left in the dark.
“There will absolutely be power outages,” said Irene White, FPL director of...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
More than 600,000 voters in Broward and Palm Beach counties are shut out of some elections this year, deprived of any say in who will run key parts of county government and represent them in the Florida Legislature.
It's all very legal. The culprit is...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Equality Florida, the statewide gay rights group, has its big Broward fundraiser this weekend, and dozens of local elected officials are lending their names to the effort.
They’re mostly Democrats, with a smattering of Republicans. The list is...
| Oct 7, 2012
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sparked a burst of enthusiasm from Florida's gay and lesbian voters and a backlash from conservative Christians in May when he proclaimed unequivocal support for same-sex marriage.
Reverberations from that...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:08 AM
A deputy happened to be nearby when a driver in a 2000 Ford Focus lost control of his car in Tamarac and struck a Mitsubishi that had been stopped at a traffic light in rush hour last Thursday, according to an arrest affidavit from the Broward County...
| Oct 10, 2012
Halloween parties invading this week
Pet Halloween Contest at Georgie's Alibi (2266 Wilton Manors, Wilton Manors). 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31. Florida's own Dame Edna will be hosting the contest. Grand prize $200. First prize $100. Second prize $50....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Here's an interesting clip for those cities in Broward County, like Wilton Manors, that approved charter changes earlier this year to change how the countywide Code of Ethics works in their city limits. It calls into question the very validity of these...
| Oct 24, 2012
Jeff Nelson for Mayor of Southwest Ranches
Two energetic and qualified candidates are running for mayor in Southwest Ranches. Jeff Nelson, 55, has occupied the position for the last four years. Before that, he served a term on the Town Council....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:53 AM
N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a proponent of gay marriage who pushed a law legalizing it through his state’s Legislature, is appearing Saturday in Wilton Manors, the unofficial capital of South Florida’s gay community.
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site, and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center,...