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  • Plantation DB Chris Lammons commits to South Carolina

    Plantation DB Chris Lammons commits to South Carolina
    Former Florida commitment Chris Lammons signed a National Letter of Intent with South Carolina Wednesday, ending a frantic three-week recruiting push for the highly-rated cornerback.  Lammons chose the Gamecocks over Wisconsin. He had committed to the...
  • Broward and Palm boast top boys basketball teams in state in 7A and 5A

    Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball. The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
  • Hollywood Mayor Bober vs. the Florida Panthers

    Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober has thrown himself into the debate about whether Broward County should give the Florida Panthers hockey team $70 million and 22 acres of land. He says they shouldn't. Bober sent letters last week to mayors of the cities...
  • Democratic critic of Christie and Scott gets campaign cash from lobbyist hosting Christie-Scott fundraiser

    Democratic critic of Christie and Scott gets campaign cash from lobbyist hosting Christie-Scott fundraiser
    Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs was one of the four Democratic Party critics Saturday of Republican Gov. Rick Scott and New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Jacobs appeared at a Dania Beach news conference with U.S. Rep. Debbie...
  • Plantation TE Ravian Pierce decommits from Arkansas, eyeing FAU, Mississippi State

    Plantation TE Ravian Pierce decommits from Arkansas, eyeing FAU, Mississippi State
    Plantation tight end Ravian Pierce decommitted from Arkansas Wednesday morning after being pledged to the Razorbacks for close to four months.  After using his rarely-used twitter account to announce that he would decommit, the Sun Sentinel’s No....
  • Hillary Clinton would beat any Republican challenger in Florida in 2016, poll shows

    Hillary Clinton would beat any Republican challenger in Florida in 2016, poll shows
    Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, beware. Recent polling shows Hillary Clinton would defeat any of the potential Republican presidential candidates, including former Gov. Bush and U.S. Sen. Rubio. The latest Quinnipiac University Poll...
  • Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'

    Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'
    Council President Bob Levy is no fan of the Broward County Commission, calling it a "nine-headed monster" determined to take money from cities. Broward commissioners voted recently to keep cities from extending their Community Redevelopment Agencies and...
  • Should the Florida Legislature go ahead and approve medical marijuana?

    They should, but don't bet on it. The idea of passing even a sensible measure, like the one offered up by state Reps. Katie Edwards, D.-Plantation, and Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, that will allow families in Florida to gain access to a strain of...
  • Whole Foods Market to raise funds for Florida Panthers Foundation

    Whole Foods Market to raise funds for Florida Panthers Foundation
    Whole Foods Market and the Florida Panthers Foundation are joining forces to raise money to fight pediatric cancer. Four Whole Foods stores will each donate 5 percent of net sales from Feb. 26 to the Panthers Foundation. Participating stores: Coral...
  • Plantation's Ron Book rakes in big lobbying fees, again

    Plantation's Ron Book rakes in big lobbying fees, again
    Plantation resident Ron Book is once again in the top tier of Florida lobbyists. Representing dozens of clients with interests in Tallahassee, at least four firms topped $1 million in legislative lobbying fees during the final three months of 2013,...
  • Behind the scenes at Charlie Crist's book tour stop in Fort Lauderdale

    Behind the scenes at Charlie Crist's book tour stop in Fort Lauderdale
    Original post | 10 a.m. Updated with pictures (above) | 10:45 a.m. (With thanks for many of the pictures to Fort Lauderdale photographer Art Seitz.) A little unfinished business from Charlie Crist’s book tour stop in Fort Lauderdale. •...
  • Law allowing backyard gun ranges needs to be changed, South Florida officials say

    Law allowing backyard gun ranges needs to be changed, South Florida officials say
    Care to set up your own shooting range in the backyard? Go right ahead, state law says. That has local leaders in an uproar, with Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan leading the charge. On Tuesday, the Sunrise commission approved a resolution urging the state...