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SunTrust Series Questions to Consider When Deciding to Start a Business 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

– Main Library Creation Station Business Conference Room Learn what questions to ask when deciding to start a business. Does this business model exist in a market where it can grow and sustain? Why do some businesses fail? You will walk away from the session with a better understanding of whether you are ready for entrepreneurship. Learn more about Operation HOPE programs at www.operationhope.org Learn what questions to ask when deciding to start a business. Does this business model exist in a market where it can grow and sustain? Why do some businesses fail? You will walk away from the session with a better understanding of whether you are ready for entrepreneurship. Learn more about Operation HOPE programs at www.operationhope.org …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Boynton City Hall offices start to close in preparation for long-awaited Town Square project

By Lisa J. Huriash Several city departments at Boynton Beach City Hall are moving their offices in preparation for the long-anticipated Town Square project. When it’s all over, the 16 acres just east of Interstate 95 at the Boynton Beach Boulevard exit will have new city buildings as well as new homes. The $250 million… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Cement mixer flips, blocks U.S. 27 north of Alligator Alley

By Wayne K. Roustan A 49-year-old truck driver was recovering in the hospital after his cement mixer flipped over on U.S. 27 in west Broward County, fire rescue officials said. The crash happened in the northbound lane approximately two miles north of Interstate 75 about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, officials said. The driver… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida intends to appeal judge's ruling in Amendment 8 case

By Leslie Postal The state plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that Amendment 8 — a controversial proposal related to public schools — should be struck from Florida’s November ballot. The state’s Office of the Attorney General has filed a notice that it plans to appeal the circuit court judge’s ruling to Florida’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reaches plea deal with feds

By Denis Slattery, Stephen Rex Brown, Chris Sommerfeldt The fixer is in. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, is expected to announce a plea deal with federal prosecutors in Manhattan Federal Court. A hearing referred to as a “proceeding of interest” was scheduled for 4 p.m. — typically a sign that a plea deal will be announced…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Medical marijuana flap could cost Wells Fargo Broward's business

By Larry Barszewski Wells Fargo’s decision to drop an account connected to a state candidate who supports medical marijuana could cost the bank more business. A Broward commissioner says the county should stop doing business with Wells Fargo. Commissioner Mark Bogen notified commissioners Tuesday that he will bring… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Medical marijuana flap could cost Wells Fargo Broward's business

By Larry Barszewski Wells Fargo’s decision to drop an account connected to a state candidate who supports medical marijuana could cost the bank more business. A Broward commissioner says the county should stop doing business with Wells Fargo. Commissioner Mark Bogen notified commissioners Tuesday that he will bring… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Ex-Dolphin Richie Incognito reportedly arrested at Arizona funeral home

By Keven Lerner Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito was arrested at an Arizona funeral home Monday for disorderly conduct and making threats, according to multiple reports. According to a 911 call obtained by TMZ, Incognito became furious at the employees of the funeral home and was “out of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Judge's 'pathetic, miserable' life threatened, and it came from a former judge's account

By Rafael Olmeda An apparent online threat aimed at Broward Circuit Judge Michael Lynch came from a computer or phone used by former County Judge Jay Spechler, according to a sheriff’s office report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Lynch, who was elected in 2016, is the son of longtime Broward Circuit… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Judge's 'pathetic, miserable' life threatened, and it came from a former judge's account

By Rafael Olmeda An apparent online threat aimed at Broward Circuit Judge Michael Lynch came from a computer or phone used by former County Judge Jay Spechler, according to a sheriff’s office report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Lynch, who was elected in 2016, is the son of longtime Broward Circuit… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Plane blows 2 tires on takeoff, will try emergency landing at airport in Massachusetts

By Associated Press A plane that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport has been circling over Connecticut before what authorities say will be an attempt to make an emergency landing at an airport in Massachusetts. The Gulfstream IV jet was carrying 16 passengers when it left Teterboro Airport… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Major Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 storm, is heading toward Hawaii, forecasters warn

By Brett Clarkson Hurricane Lane, a powerful Category 4 storm in the Pacific Ocean, is a threat to the Hawaiian islands, forecasters say. Lane, which is packing winds as high as 150 mph, is churning west in the Pacific, but forecasters expect it to start turning toward the northwest, putting the Hawaiian islands… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Real estate firm that's converting Mizner on the Green moves HQ from Plantation to Boca

By David Lyons El-Ad National Properties, the real estate development firm that’s remaking the Mizner on the Green townhome community, has relocated its headquarters from Plantation to downtown Boca Raton. The company owns five rental communities in Boca Raton: Camino Real, Tuscany Pointe, Somerset Place, Savannah… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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NSU Pediatric Expert Consultant Speaks with iHeart Radio About the Cost of Opportunity

By Vivien Smatko Many children dream of becoming doctors when they grow up. The unfortunate reality is that recently, it has been difficult for universities to attract medical school students. Deborah Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP Pediatric Expert Consultant for NSU’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, spoke with iHeart Radio about the cost of opportunity medical school students face. Recently, New York University granted free tuition to all medical school students in hopes of encouragement in their pursuit of medicine. Mulligan also discussed how NSU recently welcomed its first M.D. class, and is now the only university in the nation that offers both M.D. and D.O. schools on the same campus. Deborah Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP To hear the full segment, click on the link below: The Doctor is Out …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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WPLG’s Michael Putney Receives Honorary Degree During NSU Commencement

By Tasha Yohan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE L to R: Dr. George L. Hanbury, NSU’s President and CEO, Michael Putney, Ralph V. Rogers, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (behind), Dr. Fred Lippman, Chancellor, Health Professions Division, Dr. Barry J. Silverman, Vice Chair, NSU’s Board of Trustees. FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Much lauded WPLG-TV political commentator and “This Week in South Florida” host Michael Putney received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters during commencement ceremonies at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on Friday, August 17. Putney was the keynote speaker at the event, attended by more than 600 graduates and their families and friends at the university’s main campus in Davie, Florida. Putney began his career in journalism in 1966, first as a radio reporter and later a radio news director in Columbia, Missouri, where he also worked as city editor at The Columbia Daily Tribune. A presence in South Florida news for more than 30 years, his commitment to truth in reporting and the public’s right to know has resulted in two Emmy Awards for his achievements in broadcast journalism. Be sure to sign up for NSU’s RSS feed so you don’t miss any of our news releases, guest editorials and other …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Parkland survivor David Hogg for Congress? In 2025 maybe

By Wayne K. Roustan Anti-gun-violence activist and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting survivor David Hogg, 18, says he is considering a run for Congress when he is 25, according to a New York Magazine story. The lengthy profile piece outlines Hogg’s activism since turning on his cellphone’s video camera… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland survivor David Hogg for Congress? In 2025 maybe

By Wayne K. Roustan Anti-gun-violence activist and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting survivor David Hogg, 18, says he is considering a run for Congress when he is 25, according to a New York Magazine story. The lengthy profile piece outlines Hogg’s activism since turning on his cellphone’s video camera… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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