Saturday, February 27, 2021

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How taxpayers are hoodwinked and other revelations

How things work Today, class, we are going to learn how the Florida Legislature tries to fool state taxpayers—and usually succeeds. We are talking about money...
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The Chapman settlement, public TV merger & looking toward Mecca

Chapman alternatives At this point, it seems likely that suspended Delray Beach City Manager Louie Chapman on Tuesday will accept the city commission’s revised settlement...
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Thoughts on poles, pot and same sex marriage – plus more

South Florida has been there—but with a difference If you lived in South Florida 34 years ago, you can understand the feelings of those who...
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The Chapman question, power line debate and Scripps shopping around

The Chapman Question In two weeks, Delray Beach finally may be able to see Louie Chapman in the rear-view mirror. Tuesday night, the city commission voted...
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Dead man walking, police pensions, Trader Joe’s and more.

The argument for settling Even if Delray Beach tonight finally could be rid of City Manager Louie Chapman, the choice is not easy. Moving on...
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Mizner Trail stand-off, the ol’ numbers game and more

Unhappy Trails For the third time in five months, the fate of an abandoned golf course just west of Boca Raton goes before the Palm...
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Election notes, the sex trade & highway blues

Election notes With election qualifying having closed last Friday, voters in Boca Raton and Delray now know that they will be among the minority in...
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Unanswered 9/11 Florida connections, Beckham in Boca, plus more

Graham still seeking answers Bob Graham has been out of office for a decade, but he is still thinking about South Florida and terrorism like...
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Delray closer to Chapman resolution and more

The end is near Is a resolution near in the Delray Beach city manager standoff? During city commissioner comments at the close of last Tuesday’s meeting,...
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Delray ponders county fire-rescue and more

Fire-rescue dilemma Delray Beach will have a long discussion tonight about fire-rescue service, but it may take very little time for the city commission to...
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