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Skip Campbell dies at 69

By David Hayes Coral Springs Mayor Walter G. “Skip” Campbell has died, it was reported late Tuesday. He was 69. Campbell was a state senator from 1996 to 2006. He became mayor of Coral Springs in November 2014, and was re-elected in November 2016. Campbell lived in the city for 36 years. According to coralsprings.org,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dave Hyde, Twan Russell among seven inducted into Broward Sports Hall of Fame

By Wells Dusenbury South Florida Sun Sentinel sports columnist Dave Hyde and former Miami Dolphin Twan Russell were two of seven people inducted into the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday night. Held at the Broward County Convention Center, the award-winning writer joined Claire Sua Amundson, Rocky Gillis,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Lives in limbo: Panhandle family among thousands scattered by Hurricane Michael

By Anne Geggis Thirteen days after Hurricane Michael upended their lives, the Wallaces are grateful for South Florida relatives who took them in. But the family can’t stop wondering when — or even if — they’ll return to the place that’s been their home for six generations. They are among the tens of thousands… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Lives in limbo: Panhandle family among thousands scattered by Hurricane Michael

By Anne Geggis Thirteen days after Hurricane Michael upended their lives, the Wallaces are grateful for South Florida relatives who took them in. But the family can’t stop wondering when — or even if — they’ll return to the place that’s been their home for six generations. They are among the tens of thousands… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Homeless beds reopen in Broward

By Larry Barszewski Homeless people in Broward County had a better chance of sleeping indoors Tuesday night after an operator of two shelters agreed to re-open 60 overnight spots that had been suspended for financial reasons a week earlier. The beds are at the Broward Outreach Centers in Hollywood and Pompano Beach,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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60 homeless people can rest easier as beds reopen in Broward

By Larry Barszewski Homeless people in Broward County had a better chance of sleeping indoors Tuesday night after an operator of two shelters agreed to re-open 60 overnight spots that had been suspended for financial reasons a week earlier. The beds are at the Broward Outreach Centers in Hollywood and Pompano Beach,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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PBS - The Great American Read (GAR) Finale. Let's Watch Together as the Number One GAR Book is Revealed. 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

– Main Library Main Street Auditorium Let’s find out what book has been chosen from The Great American Read by national vote. We will watch the finale live in our auditorium on PBS-Channel 2 -WPBT. We will also find out what our favorite local book is chosen by Broward County readers. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Well done! Couple serve up hundreds of hamburgers to hungry hurricane victims

By Larry Barszewski A couple drove 545 miles across Florida to deliver the happiest meal of all: A whopping 460 burgers to people left devastated by Hurricane Michael. Marilyn and Isaac Levy, of Hollywood, felt they needed to do something more than just send a donation after the storm struck the Florida Panhandle…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Well done! Couple serve up hundreds of hamburgers to hungry hurricane victims

By Larry Barszewski A couple drove 545 miles across Florida to deliver the happiest meal of all: A whopping 460 burgers to people left devastated by Hurricane Michael. Marilyn and Isaac Levy, of Hollywood, felt they needed to do something more than just send a donation after the storm struck the Florida Panhandle…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Wednesday Bulletin Board Oct. 24

By Diana Mellion Events are subject to change. Please check with venue for details. Today Powerful Tools for Caregivers, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs. 754-800-7213. “Witch’s Brew” Annual Halloween Tea, 2-4 p.m., Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Stuart will pursue Brightline station and begins considering locations

By Lisa Broadt Stuart city commissioners have unanimously agreed to apply for a Brightline station. The commission made its decision Monday after soliciting community input through a public workshop and survey and engaging in more than a month of discussion. Commissioners reiterated concerns about the passenger… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Tuesday Chess Class for Kids 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

– Sunrise Dan Pearl Branch Auditorium 111 The Sunrise Center for Excellence in Chess is once again offering chess instruction for students on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Sunrise/Dan Pearl branch library. The class is open to all students grades 4-12 and to all levels of play. NSCF Senior Instructor Robert McKenzie, will offer an 8-week class featuring lectures, chess problem-solving, fun games and competitive play. The class is free but you must be pre-registered. Beginners through nationally ranked children will find appropriate challenges at their level of play and the opportunity to improve their game. Please note: This is a class. You are signing up for 8 classes running from September 18 through November 6. Please do not sign up if you cannot reasonably make this commitment. These classes are free thanks to the generous support of The City of Sunrise. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Parents Speak Out After ‘Drag Queen’ Included Among Literacy Day Speakers at Middle School

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Fox31 Denver THORNTON, Colo. — Some parents of students at a middle school in Colorado are expressing objection after learning that a man who works as a “drag queen” was among the entities who spoke to students at a recent literacy day. According to reports, the man, who goes by the stage name “Jessica L’Whor,” appeared at Rocky Top Middle… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Dolphins lose leading receiver Albert Wilson for season to hip injury

By Safid Deen It’s official: The Miami Dolphins will be without their most explosive offensive weapon for the rest of the 2018 season. Dolphins receiver Albert Wilson will be placed on injured reserve prior to Thursday’s game, according to a league source, effectively ending his first season with the team. Wilson… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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FBI was the source of Andrew Gillum's 'Hamilton' ticket, new records show

By Skyler Swisher Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum accepted a ticket to the musical “Hamilton” that came from an undercover FBI agent, according to records made public Tuesday. The documents filed with the Florida Commission on Ethics raise new questions about the FBI cloud that has dogged Gillum’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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What will keep Dolphins from kneeling during anthem? Injuries to Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson

By Safid Deen Angry fans have cancelled season tickets, the NFL has threatened punishment and President Donald Trump has demanded an end to it. But what does it take to keep the Miami Dolphins from kneeling during the national anthem? Injuries. For the first times since NFL players began kneeling in 2016, the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New Fort Lauderdale police station would cost taxpayers

By Brittany Wallman A new Fort Lauderdale police headquarters would cost property owners for the next 30 years, but the decision likely will be up to voters. A majority of Fort Lauderdale commissioners said Tuesday that they favor asking voters to support a $100 million new police station, to be built at the current… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New Fort Lauderdale police station would cost taxpayers

By Brittany Wallman A new Fort Lauderdale police headquarters would cost property owners for the next 30 years, but the decision likely will be up to voters. A majority of Fort Lauderdale commissioners said Tuesday that they favor asking voters to support a $100 million new police station, to be built at the current… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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