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2008-08-04 12:00:46

By Missy Diaz, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 2--A plan for the largest conservation land deal ever in Florida is being challenged by a former U.S. attorney who alleges that the South Florida Water Management District violated state laws when brokering the $1.75 billion deal.

2008-08-04 03:00:00

By Robin Benedick and Jennifer Gollan, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 4--The Sunshine State is about to boom with Boomers.

2008-08-04 03:00:07

By June Torbati, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 4--South Florida residents can now, for the first time, buy an over-the-counter paternity test at the drugstore.

2008-08-03 18:00:18

By Macollvie Jean-Francois, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 3--FORT LAUDERDALE -- Information systems staffers at four area hospitals have fixed a computer glitch that had personnel resorting to paper, a Broward Health spokeswoman said today. The glitch happened about 11 p.m.

2008-08-03 06:00:26

By Jonathan Del Marcus, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 3--Organizations concerned with the effects of state criminal justice system policies recently agreed to measures aimed at reducing the number of offenders sent to prison.

2008-08-03 06:00:23

By David A. Schwartz, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 3--One Sunrise commissioner wants to use the wind that blows through the city to generate electricity at a water-treatment plant and sell the electricity to Florida Power & Light.

2008-08-03 06:00:17

By Chauncey Mabe, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 3--The talented, restless provincial girl making her way in a big uncaring city is a staple of Western storytelling.

2008-08-03 06:00:14

By Cori Galeano, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 3--A $676,935 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will help Lauderhill improve access to Central Broward Regional Park.

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By Jennifer Gollan, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 3--DEERFIELD BEACH -- Armed with a 55-gallon drum, Julee Felinski intends to harness the power of Florida's heavy downpours.

2008-08-02 06:00:22

By John Porretto, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 2--HOUSTON -- Oil giants Chevron Corp. and Total SA wrapped up a string of gargantuan, record-breaking earnings reports Friday, a stretch in which six of the major international oil companies topped $50 billion in combined profit for the first time.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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