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Man charged with killing realtor he mistook for landlord

Jan. 03, 2022 12:21 PM EST

CORAL SPRING, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida real estate agent was fatally shot by a recently-evicted man who mistakenly thought she was his former landlord, authorities said. Sara Trost had been waiting outside a home in Coral Springs, Florida, waiting to meet with a potential buyer,...

Some regret sitting on housing market sidelines

Dec. 26, 2021 03:11 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As South Florida home prices spiked during the pandemic, some people decided to put their home shopping on pause in the hopes that prices might drop, a decision they are coming to regret. Now, a year-and-a-half into record price growth and dwindling...

Johnny Isakson, former Georgia Republican U.S. senator, dies

Dec. 19, 2021 14:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Johnny Isakson, an affable Georgia Republican politician who rose from the ranks of the state legislature to become a U.S. senator known as an effective, behind-the-scenes consensus builder, died Sunday. He was 76. Isakson died in his sleep before dawn at his home...

Fort Lauderdale’s 1939 Coca-Cola plant is being restored

Dec. 19, 2021 03:11 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Long gone is a Coca-Cola bottling plant from the late 1930s that became a source of pride for Fort Lauderdale. It symbolized how the city was big and important enough to attract one, bringing with it jobs and a boost to the economy. And the plant’s huge display...

Louisiana voters select 3 new lawmakers in latest election

Nov. 15, 2021 13:54 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters have filled three vacant state legislative seats in the just-ended election, without needing runoffs and with no changes to the partisan makeup of the Legislature. Results from the secretary of state's office showed that...

Albuquerque election blow to teacher's union, victory to biz

Nov. 04, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The teachers union in New Mexico’s largest city will have fewer friends on the school board next year, after three board candidates won Tuesday's election without union support. Early election results indicate three out of four school board seats...