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Bill aims to reduce home insurance costs by restricting attorneys' fees

By Ron Hurtibise It’s time to prevent a handful of South Florida plaintiff’s attorneys from driving up home insurance premiums for everyone in Florida, three of Florida’s most powerful insurance officials told members of a key Senate committee Tuesday. Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Insurance Commissioner… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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DA: Fatal officer-involved shooting in Carbon County an accident, no charges filed

By Manuel Gamiz Jr. When the 17-mile police pursuit ended last month in Franklin Township, one of the occupants of the minivan the cops were chasing resisted arrest when an officer tried to pull him out. Danny Washington, a 27-year-old Florida man, and the officer continued the struggle outside the minivan, and the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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River Landing project in Miami to go higher for new office space

By Lisa J. Huriash One of the buildings for a large development in Miami will be two stories taller than expected when it opens next year. The River Landing Shops and Residences, already under construction, includes 25- and 23-story towers for 528 rental apartments on the Miami River. It also will include a building… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump told Sarah Sanders 'not to bother' with White House briefings because reporters are rude

By John Wagner President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he directed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders “not to bother” with press briefings because he believes that reporters are rude to her and that most members of the media will not cover the administration fairly. News briefings, which used to be a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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BSO’s first sheriff, removed from office nearly 100 years ago, offers lessons for Scott Israel | Opinion

By Chris Mancini I read former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel’s comment that “politics, pure and simple” is the force driving his removal from office rather than the technical legal requirements of “malfeasance and misfeasance in office.” If the past is any predictor of the future — and it usually is — history is… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Ted Deutch says partisan conspiracy theories led to removal of Palm Beach County elections supervisor Susan Bucher

By Anthony Man U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-West Boca, said Tuesday that Gov. Ron DeSantis was wrong to suspend Susan Bucher as Palm Beach County supervisor of elections “The governor made a partisan decision that was consistent with what we heard from senior Republican leaders in the aftermath of the election,” Deutch… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fox News host Bret Baier, family survive crash in Montana

By Associated Press Fox News host Bret Baier and his family have survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana. In a statement released Tuesday, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel’s “Special Report” says that after a weekend of skiing he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'Drunk History' tells the story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas tonight on Comedy Central

By David Selig Ever wonder the story of the real-life Marjory Stoneman Douglas? You can hear it told in a way like never before Tuesday night — as long as you don’t mind your historian guzzling wine and slurring some of her words. Yes, the namesake of the Parkland high school is a subject of tonight’s episode… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Forget democracy. Florida governors just oust the local elected officials they dislike | Commentary

By Scott Maxwell | Taking Names First, Rick Scott removed Broward Elections chief Brenda Snipes from office. Then Ron DeSantis suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. Now, DeSantis has suspended Palm Beach elections chief Susan Bucher. I have no love for any of these people. In fact, they seem to be pretty cruddy at crucial parts… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Chinese Communist Party Emphasizes ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Members Who Follow, Sympathise With Religion

By Editor Photo Credit: Screenshot Bitter Winter/YouTube (Bitter Winter) — In China, Communist Party members have always been prohibited from holding religious beliefs. Last August, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities incorporated this conventional principle into the newly revised “Disciplinary Regulations of the Chinese Communist Party,” increasing the level of… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Breeders' Cup winner Accelerate favored to win $9 million Pegasus; Yoshida favored in turf race

By Tom Jicha Horse of the Year finalist Accelerate heads a full field of 12 drawn Tuesday for Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park. Accelerate, winner of six of seven races in 2018, will attempt to become the third consecutive Breeders’ Cup Classic winner to double in the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida Democrats decry shutdown, reject Donald Trump offer

By Anthony Man Florida’s congressional Democrats sought Tuesday to remind people about negative effects of the partial government shutdown, now in its fifth week. They demanded that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take steps to immediately reopen the government. And they underscored… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Florida Democrats decry shutdown, reject Donald Trump offer

By Anthony Man Florida’s congressional Democrats sought Tuesday to remind people about negative effects of the partial government shutdown, now in its fifth week. They demanded that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take steps to immediately reopen the government. And they underscored… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dennis Repeats as Member of the Bevo Francis Award Top 100 Watch List

By wlchrist For the second time in as many years, Nova Southeastern point guard David Dennis has been selected to the Bevo Francis Award Top 100 Watch List, announced by Small College Basketball. The prestigious honor recognizes the cream of the crop nationwide throughout both NCAA Divisions II and Division III, NAIA Divisions I and II, as well as the USCAA and NCCAA. FULL RELEASE …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Baseball Picked No. 20 by Collegiate Baseball; Duran Named Preseason All-America

By wlchrist With the 2019 NCAA Division II baseball season just over the horizon, the Nova Southeastern Sharks earned a No. 20 preseason ranking in the annual poll by Collegiate Baseball News, while seniors Samuel Duran and Christian Demby received individual recognition from the national publication. FULL RELEASE …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Johns Earns SSC Swimmer of the Week Honors

By wlchrist After a strong performance this past weekend in a 200-62 victory over the Florida Southern Moccasins, Jenna Johns has earned her first SSC Swimmer of the Week award. While this is the sophomore’s first honor this season, this is her fourth all-time. FULL RELEASE …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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