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Baby ducks stuck in a Dania Beach drain saved after mom's demise

By Doug Phillips Sometimes an animal rescue is more that it’s “quacked” up to be. With their mother dead, apparently run over by a car, 18 baby ducks took refuge in a deep and wide Dania Beach storm drain where it took a team effort to rescue them. Their noisy peeps in the street drain along the 5300 block of Southwest… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Broward Republicans split over new officers, elect divided leadership group

By Anthony Man A deeply divided Broward Republican Party elected a deeply divided leadership team Monday night, narrowly re-electing its two top officers and adding two critics of the way the party operates to their ranks. The splintered group is now tasked with shepherding local Republicans through the 2018… …read more Source:: Broward Politics       ...
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Broward Republicans split over new officers, elect divided leadership group

By Anthony Man The Broward Republican Party elected a deeply divided leadership team Monday night, narrowly re-electing its two top officers and adding two critics of the way the party operates to their ranks. The splintered group is now tasked with shepherding local Republicans through the 2018 elections. The… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Woman in critical condition after being attacked by one of her dogs in Lauderhill

By Rebeca Piccardo A woman mauled by one of her dogs inside a Lauderhill apartment was dragged out by first responders after an officer shot at the dog they found on top of her, authorities said. The woman’s nephew called for help around 5 p.m. Monday when he came home and found the woman on the ground with at least… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Pembroke Pines man charged with DUI fled Sunday night crash, authorities say

By Samuel Howard After a three-vehicle crash Sunday night in Tamarac, authorities said Michael Doheny was the only driver who left a car without help from first responders. He didn’t stick around, according to a probable cause affidavit, and instead led deputies on a foot chase before he was arrested. Broward deputies… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Murder victim’s son, injured in her attack, dies after 23 years confined to bed

By Lisa J. Huriash After a newly freed prisoner brutally stabbed a pregnant teenager in 1993, doctors rushed to save her unborn son. The boy lived but suffered brain damage and never walked or talked. He spent his days confined to his bed in his grandmother’s home, using tubes to help him breathe and eat. Julius… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Grand jury declines to indict Hallandale cops in fatal shooting

By Linda Trischitta Three Hallandale Beach police officers who fatally shot a man accused of shoplifting and armed robbery will not face criminal charges, a Broward County grand jury decided. “It was taken to the grand jury and it was determined the officers were justified in their actions,” Hallandale Beach Police… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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'Coin Crusader' helps boost Salvation Army holiday kettle drive - again

By Adam Sacasa The so-called “Coin Crusader” has struck again. And the Salvation Army in South Florida is darn happy about it. On Saturday, the mystery donor two gold coins were dropped into a collection kettle outside the Wal-Mart at 2300 W. Atlantic Blvd. in Pompano Beach, officials said. The mystery donor hid… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Education

Sharks Sign Local Standout, Skyla Osceola, for 2017-18 Basketball Season

By Maria Leon The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry have announced their second fall signee for the 2017-18 season with American Heritage guard, Skyla Osceola. The 5-8 guard was named All-Broward County Honorable Mention during her sophomore season and sat out her junior season due to injury. Through the first five games this season, Osceola helped lead American Heritage to a 5-0 start averaging 14.5 points, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game while shooting 43 percent from the three-point line. Her team recently won the Naples Barron Tournament, where she was named to the All-Tournament Team. Full Release …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Gibson’s Craeer Day Captures SSC Player of the Week Recgonition

By Maria Leon After leading the offensive charge in Sunday’s 81-78 upset at home against 20th-ranked Southern Connecticut State, sophomore Dwayne Gibson has earned Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office Monday afternoon. Gibson poured in a career-high 23 points on 8-of-13 shooting, including an impressive 5-of-7 from beyond the arc, to help the Sharks collect their first win over a ranked opponent since February of last season. The Indianapolis native also added seven rebounds and a pair of blocks in the effort as Nova Southeastern has now climbed back to 2-2 overall on the year. Full Release …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Sharks Sign the first Signee to 2017-18 Softball Team

By Maria Leon Julie LeMaire The Nova Southeastern softball team and head coach Julie LeMaire are pleased to announce the signing of Aly Loyd, the first signee of the 2018 season. Loyd, currently a senior at Viera High School, will enter her final season after a stellar performance as a junior. The starting catcher of all 28 games played, she helped lead her team to a 26-2 overall record, finishing fifth in the FHSAA 7A State Tournament. Her 50 hits, 16 doubles and 18 RBIs lead to a .320 batting average and placed her on the Miracle Sports All-State First Team as a catcher. Full Release …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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