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Scott Cowan

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Jack Tobin: One Of A Kind

    Margate political powerhouse and consummate deal maker Jack Tobin, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, will be laid to rest Friday. He's remembered with near reverence by many who knew him, even those who also knew the rather unseemly nature of his long political career as a state legislator, Ma ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Steve Geller: Will He Get His Fingers in Sunrise?

    Daily BreezeWild art: Millions of dead sardines turned up in Redondo Beach today. Suspected cause: Winds drove them into small areas where they basically smothered each other. ​Who wants to be the new Sunrise city attorney?Well, there are a few interesting applicants among the dozen or so in the r ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Mysterious "Jedi" Plays Shady Role in Plantation Races

    There's a mysterious force at work in the Plantation City Council races -- and they call him the Jedi.The Jedi is being blamed for a recent negative ad on council candidate Lynn Stoner, who is getting backing by certain Republicans. The ad, which attacks Stoner's dismal voting record, comes with no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Stacy Ritter Hit With 28 Election Charges, Complains She Feels "Stalked"

    [UPDATE: Stacy Ritter has posted a somewhat surreal YouTube video press release on the elections commission charges. See it above. Caution: There's a weird kung fu movie lag between the audio and video.]  The Florida Elections Commission found probable cause this morning to ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009
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    September 13, 2007
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    April 5, 2007

    All You Need to Smear

    Slimy newspaper article, hokey moral values committee, cash from a slush fund — and voilà

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    November 16, 2006

    Suddenly, Justice?

    It's never too late to clean up Broward County.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2006

    Wasserstrom Indicted!

    Wasserstrom Hollywood City Commissioner Keith Wasserstrom has been indicted on several felony counts for his involvement with Schwing Bioset, a waste treatment company that does business with his city, according to several sources. The State Attorney's Office's investigation of Wasserstrom was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2006

    Sentinel, In Roundabout Way, Sucks

    Before looking at the weekend highlights from the morning papers, let's quickly address the Help Team/Sun-Sentinel Watch. You know, where the so-called Help Team tries to fix little neighborhood problems like dim streetlights, debris, and, today, missing signs on Pompano "roundabouts." What, is Prin ... More >>

  • News

    September 16, 2004

    Michael Sitz

    Broward's top prosecutor loves to protect corrupt public officials. He just struck again.

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    January 30, 2003

    Letters for January 30, 2003

    A prosecution complex

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    January 23, 2003

    Corruption and Nothingness

    Are they crimes or simply matters for philosophical discourse? Our state attorney wrestles with the question.

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    July 4, 2002

    Seeing Red

    Some Pompano Beachers want to put a stop to Mayor Griffin's reign of greed

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    June 20, 2002

    Swimming in Trouble

    Pompano Beach Mayor Bill Griffin is, well, conflicted over the Swimming Hall of Fame deal

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    May 9, 2002

    Tom Terrific

    After you read this critic's magic, you'll want to stand and applaud

  • Best of BPB

    May 17, 2001

    Best Local Scandal

    Scott Cowan Gets Busted

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Undercurrents

    Scott Cowan, once a bond dealer’s best buddy, slings pizzas with pizzazz

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    December 7, 2000

    Undercurrents

    "Winners and Losers"

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    August 10, 2000

    Reach Out and Put the Touch on Someone

    Broward County commissioner Lori Parrish claims she pays her cell phone bills herself. What she means is that her campaign contributors foot the bill.

  • Best of BPB

    May 11, 2000

    Best Political Battle

    Broward County's strong mayor proposal

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    November 25, 1999

    Undercurrents

    A domain by any other name...

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    October 21, 1999

    A Plane Case of Quid Pro Quo

    Commissioner Lori Parrish opposed a rent increase for small airlines. A major supporter is a lobbyist for the airlines. You figure it out.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Raising Kane

    How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster

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    September 16, 1999

    Undercurrents

    Exhibit X

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Her Word Is Not Her Bond

    Former Broward County financial adviser Teressa Cawley had a bright career… until the SEC passed judgment on her

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Florida Alliance for Patronage

    A group dedicated mainly to its own business interests is getting taxpayer bucks from Broward County commissioners

  • Best of BPB

    March 11, 1999
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    October 29, 1998

    The Reeducation of Ms. Kristin Jacobs

    Broward's leading reform candidate discovers that money really is the root of all influence

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    October 29, 1998
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    October 22, 1998

    To the Victor Go the Spoiled Children

    County Commissioner Scott Cowan paid his daughters $10,000 in campaign funds for not working on his campaign. Hey -- it's legal.

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    June 25, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    February 12, 1998

    Check the Manual Under "Dumb"

    Broward politicians and bureaucrats are locked in an unwinnable war over a new computer system

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    January 15, 1998
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    November 13, 1997
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