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    Appointment ADT Chief Executive Naren Gursahaney was appointed to the board of directors of NextEra Energy, the parent of Florida Power & Light Co. said Friday. Gursahaney has been president and CEO of The ADT Corp., a provider of electronic security...
  • Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship

    Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship
    A team that included two Seminole County students and was coached by a Seminole County teacher has won the National Tournament of Academic Excellence. The competition, which has origins in Florida, concluded Tuesday at Walt Disney World's Contemporary...
  • Teacher merit pay met with skepticism in Palm Beach County

    Many South Florida teachers are greeting the upcoming era of merit pay with suspicion and confusion. Districts must implement a teacher performance pay plan this year, under a 2011 law that also eliminated tenure for newer teachers. But Palm Beach...
  • Teacher merit pay plan gets few takers

    Teacher merit pay plan gets few takers
    Many South Florida teachers are greeting the upcoming era of merit pay with suspicion and confusion. Districts must implement a teacher performance pay plan during the 2014-15 school year, under a 2011 law that also eliminated tenure for newer teachers....
  • Dwyer- Heritage (Plantation) football game on ESPN

    Dwyer- Heritage (Plantation) football game on ESPN
    The preseason football game between Dwyer at American Heritage (Plantation), two defending state champions, will be televised at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 on ESPN, the station announced in a release Tuesday. The Panthers won the Class 7A state title and the second...
  • Unemployed won't have to take skills test to get benefits

    Unemployed won't have to take skills test to get benefits
    The unemployed will no longer have to take a skills test to get benefits in Florida. They also won't have to file for benefits online when the electronic means of filing is unavailable -- there will be alternatives, such as telephone filing. Both...
  • Wildfire grows but South Florida less smoky

    Wildfire grows but South Florida less smoky
    The murky smoke that shrouded South Florida on Monday gave way to some sun and clearer air on Tuesday. That was largely thanks to a wind shift that directed most of the smoke from a massive wildfire in the Everglades straight up rather than over the...
  • School's out! Freebies and deals on summer fun for everyone

    School's out! Freebies and deals on summer fun for everyone
    Woo hoo! School's out! Friday is the first official day of summer for public school kids and it's time to find ways to save on fun in the South Florida sun. Here's a roundup of freebies and money-saving deals that will keep everyone cool and busy...
  • I-95 express lanes will have multiple access points

    I-95 express lanes will have multiple access points
    Q: When the Interstate 95 express lanes are open to Broward Boulevard in early 2015, will there be an access point at Sheridan Street? Will there be one toll for cars entering the express lanes at Broward Boulevard all the way to downtown Miami? And...
  • As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist

    As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist
    Nan Rich has been running a political marathon: 250 campaign stops, 135,000 miles, 26 months. But even as she prepares to officially qualify for the ballot Tuesday as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, it looks more than ever as...
  • Proposed shooting range survives state budget cuts

    Proposed shooting range survives state budget cuts
    Plans for a new public gun range in Palm Beach County are moving forward after surviving Gov. Rick Scott’s veto pen earlier this month. The Legislature this spring approved $3.2 million in funding to start building a state-run shooting range on...