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Pro-Family Groups Push Back After Guidestar Labels 46 American Organizations ‘Hate Groups’

By Heather Clark Over 40 pro-family groups recently signed a letter to the charity database site GuideStar after it labeled dozens of organizations as “hate groups” based on a list compiled by the controversial Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). “The ‘hate group’ list is nothing more than a political weapon targeting people it deems to be its political enemies. The list is ad… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Coast Guard searching for diver, 50, missing off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

By Mike Clary Rescuers resumed the search at first light Sunday for a 50-year-old man reported missing while diving off the coast of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, officials said. The man was diving with two other people on Copenhagen reef when he failed to surface about noon Saturday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Pakistan Expels South Korean for ‘Illegal Preaching’ After Murder of Chinese ‘Missionaries’

By Editor Photo Credit: Twitter/usmanmasood44 (World Watch Monitor) — Pakistan has ordered a South Korean man to leave the country, accusing him of involvement in “illegal preaching activities” after two of his students at an Urdu-language school were abducted and killed by the Islamic State group, which claimed they had been secretly preaching… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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UK Man Wears Dress to Work to Make a Point About Dress Codes

By Editor Photo Credit: Joey Barge (Yahoo News) A man who wore shorts to work—despite the dress code banning them—refused to accept his boss’s order to to put on pants. Instead, Joey Barge had something else in mind. For the heatwave in the United Kingdom (with temperatures climbing to around 90 degrees Fahrenheit), the 20-year-old opted to wear “smart” navy… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Festival brings taste of the Caribbean to Pembroke Pines

By Brooke Baitinger A Caribbean festival brought a taste of the islands to Pembroke Pines on Saturday. The event — part of Caribbean American Heritage month — at the Pembroke Pines City Center had music, free food samples and several vendors, as well as family activities. It attracted people looking to learn or celebrate… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Lisa Unger Author Visit. RSVP:954-262-5477 or online at public.library.nova.edu 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

By sb1660@nova.edu (Public Library Services Reference Desk) – Alvin Sherman Library N S U Atrium Talk and Signing, books sales by Barnes & Nobles.Lisa Unger is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of 11 novels, which have been translated into twenty-six languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. Arrangements for the appearance of Lisa Unger made through Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau, New York, NY. RSVP:954-262-5477 or online at public.library.nova.edu …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Divers clean up reef beneath Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's pier

By Brooke Baitinger Ninety-seven divers plunged beneath the waves in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea on Saturday in search of trash on the ocean floor. As part of the Anglin’s Pier Underwater Clean-Up, the divers plucked up mounds of tangled monofilament, hooks, sinkers and knives from the coral reef at the south side of the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Nebraska ‘Tri-Faith Initiative’ Building Church, Synagogue, Mosque Side by Side

By Heather Clark OMAHA, Neb. — A groundbreaking was recently held as part of a Nebraska building project that will erect a church, synagogue and mosque side by side on the same property. Temple Israel, the American Muslim Institute and Countryside Christian Church claim that they are being led by God to create the multi-faith location in Omaha. “We believe that we are being… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Socialized Medicine 101 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

– Imperial Point Auditorium This event is not sponsored, nor endorsed by the Broward County Libraries Division. An Introduction to the Pros and Cons of Universal, Single-payer Government Healthcare presented by Dr. Robert Ben Mitchell, D.O., an osteopath with over 20 years experience as a practicing physician. Dr. Mitchell outlines the good, the bad, and the surprising of this often mislabeled and misunderstood form of healthcare administration. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Rescue crews search for missing diver near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue rescue divers are searching for a missing diver near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Saturday. According to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, crews are in the water looking for a missing 50-year-old male at Copenhagen reef. This story will update. Please check back for more details. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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ADULT Volunteer Expo! Build a Better World! Learn about Volunteer opportunities from community organizations. 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

By beichman@broward.org (Southwest Regional Library) – Southwest Regional Library Lobby 001 Expo Planners: Rodica Bendor (954-357-6962), Eileen Cobb (954-357-6896, and Maria Rodrigues (954-357-6897). Community Organizations represented to date: Big Brothers and Big Sisters; …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Vigil to honor Pines baseball standout killed on Father's Day

By Brian Ballou Zach Finch carved out a name for himself in the classroom and on the baseball diamond at Flanagan High School, and realized his dream to play in college. But on Father’s Day, the 21-year-old senior at The College of the Cumberlands in Charlotte, S.C., was fatally shot after he visited an apartment… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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