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2008-07-31 03:00:28

By Maria Herrera, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 31--DELRAY BEACH -- For 10 years, Virginia Feldman has roamed the city's streets, trapping and rescuing feral fowl, injured raccoons and stray dogs. But Feldman's job might disappear next year.

2008-07-31 03:00:28

By Andy Reid, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 31--In the midst of the state's buyout negotiations with U.S. Sugar, a coalition of environmental groups on Wednesday called for a moratorium on development that could create new obstacles to Everglades restoration.

2008-07-30 18:00:32

By Peter Franceschina, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 30--BOYNTON BEACH -- At least two divers have died during the first day of lobster mini-season, including a Lake Worth man who apparently had a heart attack, authorities said.

2008-07-30 06:00:00

By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 30--Florida education officials Tuesday identified the state's 13 most critically low-performing schools according to new federally sanctioned guidelines. Two are in Palm Beach County and one is in Broward.

2008-07-30 03:00:40

By Julie Patel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 30--State regulators on Tuesday shut down a Florida Power & Light Co. green energy program after an audit revealed most of the money collected from customers was used to pay for administrative and marketing costs.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By David Fleshler, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 30--The Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Florida have dismally failed in their duty to protect the Everglades from harmful phosphorus washing off sugar farms, vegetable fields and suburban streets, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

2008-07-29 12:01:17

By Maria Chercoles, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 29--PLANTATION -- They call themselves the Solar Knights. This South Plantation High team of students earned third place at the Texas Dell-Winston School Solar Car Challenge earlier this month in Dallas.

2008-07-29 12:01:08

By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 29--Facing career-threatening misconduct allegations, a veteran Palm Beach County principal denied the charges and vowed to battle her accusers "to the end," according to statements released Monday.

2008-07-28 03:00:24

By Linda Trischitta, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 28--POMPANO BEACH -- Neighbors say they will fight a proposed zoning change that would allow 138 townhomes to be built on 11 acres in the southeastern corner of District 4.

2008-07-27 06:00:16

By Bob Lamendola, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 27--South Florida has become the nation's capital for doctors without medical malpractice insurance, experts say, leaving patients at risk of getting little financial help for care after a medical error.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.