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  • Dania Beach opposes Florida Panthers request

    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. Dania Beach...
  • Broward High School Sports Schedule April 14-19

    MONDAY, Apr. 14   BASEBALL (Games at 6:30 p.m. unless noted) Hallandale at Coconut Creek, 3:45; Everglades at Taravella.   SOFTBALL District 16-5A at Archbishop McCarthy High: Archbishop McCarthy (4) vs. Cardinal Gibbons (5), 7.   District...
  • Volunteering is a full-time job for local retiree

    Volunteering is a full-time job for local retiree
    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...
  • Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening

    Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening
    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...
  • Charlie Crist establishes Broward beachhead, Republicans counterpunch

    Charlie Crist establishes Broward beachhead, Republicans counterpunch
    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...
  • Broward Democratic Party deals blow to Nan Rich debate push

    Broward Democratic Party deals blow to Nan Rich debate push
    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...
  • IRS: Scam targeting, threatening immigrants

    IRS: Scam targeting, threatening immigrants
    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...
  • American Express to build new regional HQ in Sunrise

    American Express to build new regional HQ in Sunrise
    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...
  • Lawmakers file sex offender bill

    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...
  • Weekend preview: Serendipity and a white tiger on Las Olas

    Weekend preview: Serendipity and a white tiger on Las Olas
    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...
  • Week 5 high school football scores

    Week 5 high school football scores
    Friday's games Super 16 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 -...
  • Florida pols trade shots over Obamacare

    Florida pols trade shots over Obamacare
    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...