| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Florida will host its second public hearing on Common Core this evening in Broward County. Last night's in Tampa went more than four hours and drew hundreds of impassioned speakers. In related Common Core news, the State Board of Education yesterday...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The state Department of Education is hosting its second hearing on Common Core today at Broward College in Davie.
The meeting starts at 5 p.m. and will run through 8 p.m. at Bailey Concert Hall. Florida is one of 45 states that adopted the new math...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A major Broward Sheriff's Office budget cut - the closure of two satellite booking facilities - has police chiefs in Broward "deeply concerned,'' according to one of them.
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel announced this summer that he'll close jail...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:50 PM
University School was named MaxPreps’ Florida Team of the Week on Monday following another dominant win, 63-0, against North Broward Prep last Friday night.
Quarterback Sean White threw two touchdown passes, Jordan Scarlett rushed for a pair of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:04 PM
"Gravity" is pulling South Floridians into planetariums from Miami to West Palm Beach.
The movie, about two astronauts stranded in space, has prompted more visitors to look through telescopes and caused interest in the heavens to soar.
| Oct 5, 2013
During Saturday's Olympiad Games at Davie's Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, rugged contestants will race with wheelbarrows, hurl plumbing tools at bull's-eyes, play horseshoe with toilet seats and build monuments from PVC pipe.
Rebuilding Together Broward's...
| Oct 6, 2013
Fast learners can now be fast graduates at Broward College.
That's the idea behind a new program changing the way students earn degrees. No longer must you sit in a class, or even log on to your computer, for a full semester to get college credit. If...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:40 PM
In one of the biggest acquisitions in South Florida's bio-medical industry, Stryker Corp. announced Wednesday it will buy Davie-based startup Mako Surgical Corp. in a $1.65 billion deal.
Mako has yet to turn a profit.
The purchase shines a positive...
| Sep 30, 2013
Q: State law regarding slow drivers in the left lane changed in July and as I read the law, now it's perfectly legal to drive 10 mph below the speed limit in the left lane even if there is an angry person behind you blowing the horn. Talk about...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Five, four, three, two, accion!
The handsome and cunning lawyer, Humberto Cano, is in his office, arguing with his busty longtime lover, who has just learned that he plans to marry another woman.
"I need money. With the move, I am left with nothing. I...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Last week: Five year anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act by George W. Bush. This legislation was intended to have a lasting impact by holding states and institutions accountable for costs of higher education. Over those five years,...