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Crime and Safety - Sun-SentinelIn the latest example of a widespread scam, the Broward Sheriff???s Office is alerting Dania Beach residents that ???grandparent??? swindlers are targeting people within the 954 area code. The way it works: Mystery callers claim a loved one has been...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsState Rep. Bill Hager, R-Boca Raton, just finished his first legislative session. And the freshman who represents a Broward-Palm Beach County district likes the results. Here's the session wrap-up Hager e-mailed late Wednesday: After an intense 60 days,...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThey say justice is blind, but who knew it's also so damn slow? More than a year after Scott Rothstein Ponzi scheme imploded, Rothstein is the only person behind bars for the billion-dollar fraud. (We think -- Rothstein has been......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIf you invest in something that sounds too good to be true and it turns out to be a Ponzi scheme, do you deserve restitution? U.S. District Judge James Cohn is sorting out restitution claims in the Scott Rothstein case......
The Swampby Mike Memoli The first television ad of the cycle from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee signaled what the party hopes can be a life-preserver of an issue this year: Social Security. It's an offensive that President Obama himself led......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsRead more about the faceoff that never happened. Updated at 2:20 p.m. One of only a handful of joint appearances between U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, D-Boca Raton, and challenger Allen West, R-Plantation, didn???t happen. The Voters Coalition, the bipartisan........
Tags: Rick Scott, Florida, Medicare, Health, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIs 10 years too harsh, too soft or just right for Debra Villegas? That's the question I kept hearing over the weekend, after Scott Rothstein's former right-hand woman was sentenced for her role in his infamous Ponzi scheme. Villegas' sentencing......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIf you call someone a "Tallahassee insider" and an "Obama liberal" until your face turns Republican red, is that enough to gloss over your own shortcomings? That, in a nutshell, is what the race for Florida governor has become. Republican......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsRandom thoughts, observations and analysis from election night. Most recent posts will be at the top. 8:30 a.m. -- After an Election Day when many Democrats couldn't win, Alex Sink is showing that Democrats don't know how to lose. I......
The Swampby John Crewdson Dick Agnew, a retired Army major, was hunting for a parking place at Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport when something stopped him cold. Agnew had just passed a car bearing a rare Legion of Valor license plate,......
Spin CycleA week ago, we wrote an item questioning the choice of Eric Holder as an Obama v-p vetter, given Holder's role as a Department of Justice official in facilitating the Marc Rich pardon. As it turned out, the top......
Tags: Lobbying, Janet Reno, Luis Gutierrez, Justice System, Politics
Spin CyclePaterson and the legislature have agreed on a bill to address the sub-prime crisis. Key provisions: 90-day notice before foreclosure proceedings are instituted, and a mandatory settlement conference requiring face-to-face meeting with homeowner and...
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