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Taking Time to Unwind at the Library 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

– Alvin Sherman Library N S U Public Library Services Program Room 1017 Tap into your creative juices by trying your hand at a make and take craft. Stop by the library and learn about our many resources. Drop in anytime during the program for make-and-take crafts. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Ask a real estate pro: What's the best way to get a mortgage?

By Gary Singer Q: We loved your tips last week about the purchase contract. Do you have any advice about getting a mortgage? — Tony A: When you start looking for a home you will receive plenty of advice that you should buy the most home you can afford. This is probably because you will quickly fill any home you… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis has high approval rating — for the most part — if you ask our readers

By Dan Sweeney From the environment to medical marijuana to — perhaps most noteworthy on a local level — removing Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, Gov. Ron DeSantis has hit the ground running in his first days in office. A lot of his announcements, especially where the environment and medical marijuana are concerned,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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With Florida sheriffs armed for a fight, champion needed for Amendment 10 repeal effort | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Consider what happens when a mayor finds a police chief’s performance unacceptable, as happened in Miami Gardens after the chief was arrested for solicitation, in Sanford after the Trayvon Martin shooting and in North Miami after an officer shot a behavioral therapist trying to protect an autistic… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Melania Trump takes government jet to Mar-a-Lago after Pelosi's trip scuttled, reports say

By Brian Niemietz There’s no shutting down Melania Trump. The First Lady and First Son Barron landed in Florida Thursday, where ABC says the two are weekending at the President’s private club Mar-A-Lago. Hours earlier, Politico’s Jake Sherman tweeted Melania was departing Andrews Air Force base on a government jet. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Man charged with underage sex with girl he met on Fortnite game

By The Associated Press Authorities say a Tamarac man had sex with an underage girl he met through the online video game Fortnite. The Florida Attorney General’s Office announced the arrest Thursday of 41-year-old Anthony Gene Thomas on charges including unlawful sex with a minor and child pornography. Investigators believe… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Episcopal Minister Penalized After Prohibiting Pastors in His Diocese From Officiating Same-Sex Ceremonies

By Heather Clark ALBANY, N.Y. — Michael Curry, the presiding “bishop” and primate of the apostatized Episcopal Church, has issued a partial restriction against a New York minister who recently released a directive prohibiting any pastors in his jurisdiction from officiating over same-sex “weddings.” Curry, who had been chosen to deliver a message at last year’s royal wedding in… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Runcie, criticized since Parkland shooting, details Broward’s response to school safety recommendations

By Tonya Alanez Embattled Broward School Superintendent Robert Runcie on Thursday outlined the district’s progress in making the safety and security reforms recommended by the state commission that investigated the Parkland school massacre. Runcie said the district had completed more than half of the recommendations… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Runcie, criticized since Parkland shooting, details Broward’s response to school safety recommendations

By Tonya Alanez Embattled Broward School Superintendent Robert Runcie on Thursday outlined the district’s progress in making the safety and security reforms recommended by the state commission that investigated the Parkland school massacre. Runcie said the district had completed more than half of the recommendations… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fort Lauderdale will push for homeless daytime center

By Brittany Wallman There’s more to helping the homeless than just putting a roof over their heads, Fort Lauderdale officials said Thursday, advocating for a daytime gathering center where the formerly homeless could socialize and get services. Two months after a persistent homeless encampment in downtown Fort Lauderdale… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fort Lauderdale will push for homeless daytime center

By Brittany Wallman There’s more to helping the homeless than just putting a roof over their heads, Fort Lauderdale officials said Thursday, advocating for a daytime gathering center where the formerly homeless could socialize and get services. Two months after a persistent homeless encampment in downtown Fort Lauderdale… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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He lost control of Jeep at 109 mph and slammed into girlfriend on sidewalk — while she was on phone with him

By Doug Phillips, Linda Trischitta She was on a sidewalk in Delray Beach. He was barreling down South Congress Avenue in a Jeep Grand Cherokee at 109 mph, police say. Seconds later on that December night, James Alfred Avirett III would run a red light, whip into a right turn “made impossible by his speed,” crash into a Fiat Spider… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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On Conscience Grounds, Irish Doctors Refuse to Offer Abortions

By Editor Photo Credit: George Hodan (The Christian Institute) — Doctors and nurses across the Republic of Ireland are refusing to participate in abortions following the recent change in the law. More than half of the country’s 19 maternity units are not currently providing abortions. … Dr. Andrew O’Regan, a practitioner in County Kerry who objects to the law,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Broward Health defendants reject plea offer, trial date set

By David Fleshler Several Broward Health defendants rejected plea offers Thursday, leading a judge to set a date for trial on criminal charges of violating Florida’s open-meetings law. At a hearing in Fort Lauderdale, lawyers for four of the five defendants said their clients planned or were likely to turn down… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Broward Health defendants reject plea offer, trial date set

By David Fleshler Several Broward Health defendants rejected plea offers Thursday, leading a judge to set a date for trial on criminal charges of violating Florida’s open-meetings law. At a hearing in Fort Lauderdale, lawyers for four of the five defendants said their clients planned or were likely to turn down… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Michigan State says president is out immediately for comments about Nassar assault victims

By David Eggert and Corey Williams Michigan State University ousted its interim president on Thursday, a week ahead of his scheduled departure, as the school stepped up efforts to finally move beyond the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. Its new temporary leader, Satish Udpa, is a high-ranking but low-profile university administrator… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland shooter’s biological mother refuses to comment on his horrific crime

Ex-con Brenda Woodard refused to answer questions about her biological son, Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, when asked by DailyMail.com. When the 62-year-old former drug addict was approached outside her Dania Beach home, she said: “I’m not supposed to be talking to you. You’ve already cooked me…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hyde: Hurricane Manny shows the impact of one man with ideas | Commentary

By Dave Hyde Well, what’s new with Manny Diaz today? Any more fresh names beaming through his transfer portal? Any more old names returning to his campus? Has the new Miami Hurricanes coach’s Twitter account put out any new Statements of the U, like his “More fun tomorrow!” tweet earlier this week that came… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis to lawmakers: Repeal ban on smokable medical pot

By Lisa Maria Garza, Gray Rohrer WINTER PARK — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday gave state legislators a mid-March deadline to repeal a law that prohibits smokable forms of medical marijuana. If they don’t, he said he would drop an appeal filed under his predecessor, Rick Scott, that has kept the ban in place. The Republican governor,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Free eats for furloughed federal employees and a guest at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

By Doreen Christensen The Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is trying to sweeten the pot for furloughed federal employees in South Florida. Those suffering without a paycheck during the partial government shutdown can eat lunch and dinner for free at two restaurants at the casino through Jan. 31. The offers include a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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