| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Clarence Lee, of Hialeah, claimed a $1 million prize in the 100X The Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Lee is the eighth winner to claim a $1 million prize since the game launched on Sept. 17. There has also been...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:56 AM
(Sorry, this was to have been posted on Friday, my fault.)
Five South Florida casinos have end-of-the-month car giveaways – if you count a car inspired by “The Munsters.” Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:22 PM
MONDAY, Oct. 21 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL District 11-8A at Taravella High: Taravella (2) vs. Douglas (3), 5; Coral Springs (1) vs. Coral Glades (4), 7. District 16-5A at Cardinal Gibbons High: Archbishop McCarthy (3) vs. Coconut Creek (6), 5; American...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house.
The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Another high-ranking NBCUniversal executive is leaving.
This time it is Telemundo President Emilio Romano who is exiting after just two years in the top position at the Spanish-language network.
For Romano, the handwriting has been on the wall for...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.
Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
En las últimas tres décadas, la población hispana de Estados Unidos se ha diversificado cada vez más en sus orígenes nacionales. Ciudades dominadas antiguamente por un solo grupo hispano –tales como puertorriqueños en Nueva York, mexicanos en Los...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:33 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The best drivers in the United States live in northern Colorado, while motorists on the crowded roadways of Washington, D.C., are twice as likely to crash as the national average, according to Allstate America's Best Drivers...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Hialeah Park Casino (2200 E. Fourth Ave., HialeahPark.com, 305-885-8000) will hold its formal grand opening with a three-day party this weekend. It will start with fireworks at 9 p.m. Friday, followed by the launch of the weekly Salsa Under the Stars...