In 2006, the American Bar Association showed Florida how to fix the state's death penalty system in the best way. Having ignored those ideas for seven years, the Legislature now proposes to fix the system in the worst way.Heading to Gov. Rick Scott is House Bill 7083, titled "The Timely Justice Act." Rather than seek to make sure that executions are carried out fairly, the ...
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is surprisingly open to giving the school district a proposal to take over its police force. The option deserves serious debate.Two years ago, Sheriff Bradshaw was preparing a proposal when former School District Police Chief Jim Kelly poleaxed him by claiming that going to the sheriff's office would cost $3 million a year more to start, with costs ...
It cannot be said that Lake Worth's city manager has too little to do. For a city of its size, Lake Worth's challenges are vast, and the city, so strapped financially, is not well-equipped to face them.But Michael Bornstein is an optimistic man. Lake Worth, he says, is "highly undervalued." A year into the job, the upbeat city manager has identified four broad elements of ...
For just a moment during the legislative session, hope flickered that Tallahassee might stand up to Florida's electric utilities. Then hope flickered out.The hope came from a bill that would have undone a favor. Utilities get to charge customers for some costs of building new generating plants, but the plant actually has to start operating. Seven years ago, as part of a sweeping energy bill ...
Increasingly frustrated with complaints from disabled county riders, Palm Beach County commissioners recently put Metro Mobility on probation until July.Palm Tran Executive Director Chuck Cohen has counseled patience, despite reports that its lateness has even caused health problems for ...
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It has always been said that funny is a matter of taste. "Kingpin" is a matter of being funny by being tasteless. "Kingpin" is a gross, screwball comedy sprinkled with social and cultural satire, then loaded with bathroom humor and a whole heaping of cinema in-jokes and movie spoofs, plus one good sheep joke. If anything, "Kingpin" features a great competition between two characters for the worst ... ...
Microsoft store manager, Gonzalo Di Paolo, shows off a Surface tablet and colorful keyboard inside the brand new Microsoft retail store that will be opening at the Dadeland Mall on Saturday, May 18, ...
The oil industry is primed for resurgence in South Florida. Fueled by lofty oil prices, more efficient drilling techniques and the promise of untapped but also largely unproven reservoirs, at least a half-dozen companies plan to expand exploration across Southwest Florida.They’ve quietly spent between $10 million and $20 million over the last few years, by the estimate of one industry ...
Below are starting lineups that have been made public by the clubs. A lineup is not official until it is handed to the umpire. Additional lineups will be added as they become available: Arizona Diamondbacks: 1. ...
The woman was struck in front of Terminal 4, spokesman Greg Meyer said. She was pronounced dead on the scene by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue after the crash on the lower level, the Broward Sheriff's Office said in a ...
The Palm Beach Post's investigative series about defective voting machines took first place recently for technology reporting in the annual Green Eyeshade Awards.The Post won four other awards in the contest, which covers journalism in 11 Southeastern states, and is hosted by the Society of Professional ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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