Episode 10 of 57weeks.COM pOdcast. Apple Dumpling Episode

Tom Truex, is the featured host in the podcast, 57Weeks. In Episode 10 he gives you some details on the life and death of “Wild Bill Hickok.” Also his take on the importance of an old school recipe for apple dumplings. Episode available on 57Weeks.Com or Spotify. ... Read More

School Board member defends against criticism over welcoming Proud Boys’ support

A new Broward School Board member is being denounced by civil-rights groups, LGBTQ leaders and two of her fellow board members after saying she welcomes support from all kinds of groups, even the far-right Proud Boys. Brenda Fam, who was elected in November to a seat in the Weston and Davie area, posted the comment on Facebook on Thursday morning. She was responding to criticism over her speaking about sex trafficking at a Saturday rally on A1A in Fort Lauderdale that featured anti-LGBTQ... Read More

Lawmaker Harding resigns after feds charge him with COVID loan fraud

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida lawmaker who sponsored the controversial law critics call “Don’t Say Gay” resigned on Thursday, one day after authorities announced his indictment on charges of defrauding a federal COVID-19 loan program for small businesses. Rep. Joe Harding, a 35-year-old Republican from Ocala, sent a resignation letter to House Speaker Paul Renner, saying he needed to focus on his upcoming trial, which is scheduled to start on Jan. 11. Advertisement “Now is the... Read More

‘Skull fracture, brain bleed’: Broward man charged with killing 21-month-old boy, cops say

It’s been more than three years since a 21-month-old boy died from a fractured skull while under the care of his mother’s then-boyfriend. Authorities believed something was afoot, and on … Click to Continue » ... Read More

3 South Florida Republicans flip to vote ‘no’ on protection for same-sex and interracial marriages

Three Republican members of Congress from South Florida who voted for the Respect for Marriage Act in July switched their votes less than five months later, voting “no” Thursday on final passage. The Respect for Marriage Act, which would put protections for same-sex and interracial marriages in federal law, passed the House 258 to 169 and now goes to President Joe Biden, who has said he would sign it into law. Advertisement The ‘no’ votes came from Republican U.S. Reps. Mario... Read More

Taiwan’s False Hope for Hong Kongers Disillusions Fleeing Christians

How a church is enduring uncertainty and disappointment as many struggle to find a home. Since Wong Siu-yung opened a church for Hong Kong Christians in Taiwan last year, it attracted more than three dozen attendees. But in that time the only Cantonese-speaking church on the island has faced significant turnover. A few congregants returned to their previous residence. But most of the 10 who departed moved to the United Kingdom. “I watched them all give up and leave Taiwan,”... Read More