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South Florida Amateur Astronomy Assoc. Telescopes observation 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

– West Regional Library Public Art Plaza The public is welcome to enjoy a night under the South Florida Stars The telescopes are set-up on the west side of the building in the public plaza. There is no standard agenda as what we are able to see changes as the night sky changes.Of course all observing is weather permitting, We can’t see through clouds or rain. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Christian Mother, Pastor Face Death Threats in Uganda

By Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – Shakira Wanyenze, a 31-year-old Muslim woman, had no idea that missing a ride back to her town in eastern Uganda from Kampala would change her life. That day, June 17, Wanyenze decided to stay the night at the home of a relative in Kampala. She thought the relative, whose name is undisclosed for security reasons, was a Muslim. The relative… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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What's new in Palm Beach County's hotel resort scene

By Rod Stafford Hagwood Did you know that Palm Beach County is the largest county in Florida? This portion of the Gold Coast includes 39 cities and towns and has been a resort haven since the Belle Epoque (Hello, Palm Beach anyone? Henry Flagler?). Now there are a host of new resorts planned for the region and some makeovers… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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U.S. Navy's Blue Angels to perform in Fort Lauderdale Air Show

By Linda Trischitta As the navy blue jet with gold-tipped wings descended to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Monday, a crowd of elected officials and fans pushed their faces against a chain-link fence to watch the F/A-18 Hornet glide along the tarmac. The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels were back — making plans for their… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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U.S. Navy's Blue Angels to perform in Fort Lauderdale Air Show

By Linda Trischitta As the navy blue jet with gold-tipped wings descended to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Monday, a crowd of elected officials and fans pushed their faces against a chain-link fence to watch the F/A-18 Hornet glide along the tarmac. The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels were back — making plans for their… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Looking into untested rape kits

By Dan Sweeney As part of our “Sound Off South Florida” project, we’re gathering reader-submitted story ideas and doing our best to answer your questions. Where answers to your questions are easy to track down, we’ve fired off stories on questions such as “Why is the news always bad?” and “Who has the right-of-way?… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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‘Shout Your Abortion’ Founder Releases Book of Essays From Women ‘Not Sorry’ for Ending Their Child’s Life

By Heather Clark “We’re not sorry,” declares a foreword to a new book released by those behind the “Shout Your Abortion” movement. The publication of essays, photographs and interviews compiled and edited by Amelia Bonow and Emily Nokes tells the story behind the movement and focuses on the experiences of women who have obtained an abortion in an effort to “illustrat the profound… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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'Orange Is the New Black' actress accuses actor Geoffrey Rush of sexual misconduct

By Associated Press “Orange Is the New Black” actress Yael Stone alleged actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in “The Diary of a Madman” in 2010. Speaking to The New York Times , the 33-year-old said Rush danced naked in front of her in their dressing room, used a mirror… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Miami Marlins lower food prices at stadium

By Wells Dusenbury The next time you go to a Miami Marlins game, you’ll be able to buy food at a cheaper price. As part of its new “3-o-5” stadium pricing, the team is lowering prices on food and beer at its concession stands for the upcoming 2019 season. Hot dogs, popcorn, pretzel, nachos, water and soda will be… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Disney pays $23 million for ranch land near Celebration. See what the Mouse might do with it.

By Laura Kinsler Walt Disney Co. paid $23 million Thursday for 965 acres of Osceola County ranch land southeast of Celebration that’s zoned for development, according to a report in GrowthSpotter. The BK Ranch, located on Old Tampa Highway about a mile west of the Poinciana SunRail station, has been envisioned… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pompano Beach house destroyed by fire

By Linda Trischitta Fire destroyed a Pompano Beach home and threatened a second residence Monday, leaving three people without a place to live, a city official said. The origin of the blaze was not yet known. Firefighters were called to 725 NW Fifteenth Court at 9:55 a.m. A man who uses a wheelchair managed to get… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pompano Beach house destroyed by fire

By Linda Trischitta Fire destroyed a Pompano Beach home and threatened a second residence Monday, leaving three people without a place to live, a city official said. The origin of the blaze was not yet known. Firefighters were called to 725 NW Fifteenth Court at 9:55 a.m. A man who uses a wheelchair managed to get… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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New Year’s Resolution: Join the Circle of Friends!

By wlchrist Thanks to the membership dues and contributions from our members, the Circle of Friends truly makes a difference — by changing the way students study, helping youngsters learn to read, and building a love for reading! Over the years, the funds allocated by the Circle of Friends have resulted in so many positive changes to YOUR Library. Just look around… The Circle of Friends Collaborative Study Room, the Chihuly Glass Garden, enhancements to the Gallery, Teen Room, Children’s Library and more! This past year alone, the Friends helped: Sponsor StoryFest: an early literacy event, which has had an average annual attendance of over 5,000. Last year alone the Library gave away over 2,100 books and added more than 600 new library cards. The Circle of Friends has already promised their continued support for 2019! Support programs like Surviving Skokie, which brought the issuewas shown in conjunction with a panel discussion and The 10 Days of Connection Initiative Provide funding for the Writing Workshop Series, expanded STEM programming, purchased Early Literacy stations, new tables, padded chairs and more! News Flash! Now, you can join or renew your membership with the Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library at the very low rate …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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AFC playoff picture through Week 15

See where the Miami Dolphins (7-7) stand in the AFC playoff hunt with just two games remaining. Only the top six seeds make the playoffs, with the four division winners clinching at least one home playoff game. The remaining two teams with the best records would be seeded fifth and sixth as wild-card… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gwen Graham on loss: 'It's painful.' But she ponders wide-open political future.

By Dara Kam Gwen Graham’s glass is half full. The former congresswoman’s optimism might seem hard to believe to those who don’t know the Tallahassee Democrat, who lost a crowded gubernatorial primary to Andrew Gillum in August and then watched Republican Ron DeSantis win the general election. The former congresswoman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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