| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Another city has come out officially opposed to the Florida Panthers hockey team's request for $80 million in additional tourist taxes.
Dania Beach commissioners voted unanimously this week to take a stance against the Panthers request.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:34 AM
MONDAY, Apr. 14
(Games at 6:30 p.m. unless noted)
Hallandale at Coconut Creek, 3:45; Everglades at Taravella.
District 16-5A at Archbishop McCarthy High: Archbishop McCarthy (4) vs. Cardinal Gibbons (5), 7.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.
Her main devotion...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Tea Party Fort Lauderdale is organizing a protest outside the grand opening of Charlie Crist’s South Florida headquarters grand opening.
Members got an alert Tuesday morning about the protest, planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday outside the new office...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19
Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21
Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Original post | 10:27 a.m.
Updated | 2:28 p.m.
In a rebuke to Broward’s favorite daughter candidate for governor, Nan Rich of Weston, the leadership of the Broward Democratic Party overwhelmingly defeated a move to push for a pre-primary...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Internal Revenue Service is warning of a phone scam targeting recent immigrants and other taxpayers. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and must pay promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer, according to the IRS. If the...
| Dec 12, 2013
American Express, which currently has about 3,500 employees in offices in Plantation, Miramar and Weston, announced Wednesday that it would purchase a 40-acre parcel of land for a regional headquarters in Sunrise.
The financial services company plans to...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:21 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Two Florida lawmakers have filed the first of what's likely to be a series of measures looking at the state's sex offender laws.
State Rep. Katie Edwards, D-Plantation, and Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, filed legislation that would...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Plantation native Emily Kopp’s new album, a gracefully crafted collection of pop ruminations on life as a 20-something woman standing eagerly at the edge of life’s vast possibility, is called “Serendipity Find Me.” But it was hard...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:34 PM
No. 1 Apopka 49, Freedom 0 - F
Merritt Island 21, No. 2 Oviedo 3 - F
No. 3 Dr. Phillips 51, No. 13 Orlando University 14 - F
No. 4 West Orange 43, Jones 0 - F
Plantation American Heritage 6, No. 5 Daytona Beach Mainland 0 -...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:48 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott didn't let the opportunity to take a shot at President Obama's disasterous federal health-care roll out, blasting the president's announcement Thursday that insurers could stick with non-compliant individual plans for...