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Giancarlo Stanton homers twice (yes, again), Adam Conley cruises in Marlins’ win over Rangers

By Tim Healey Giancarlo Stanton failed again Monday to hit three home runs in one game, but the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers, 4-0, anyway. Stanton stopped at a mere two long balls, a two-run shot to left field in the first inning and a solo homer to right field in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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John McCain, battling brain cancer, to return to Senate for health care vote

By Associated Press Arizona Sen. John McCain is returning to the Senate on Tuesday to vote on GOP health care legislation just days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.McCain’s office made the dramatic announcement late Monday in a brief statement saying he looks forward “to continue working on important legislation… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Boynton man arrested in crash that seriously injured FAU student, report says

By the Web The Palm Beach Post is reporting that a Boynton Beach man has been arrested for allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash that left an FAU student in a coma. The crash happened Feb. 24 about three miles from campus. David Paul Blum, 51, is facing a charge of hit-and-run in a crash involving serious… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Reward offered for tips related to Fort Lauderdale triple shooting

By Tonya Alanez Police are looking for tips related to a triple shooting last Thursday in Fort Lauderdale. Stanley Julien, 18, was shot and killed while driving west in the 1500 block of Northwest 16th Court. He died at the scene, said Detective Tracy Figone, a spokeswoman for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Boca asks Mizner 200 developer to add more park space amid luxury apartments

By Aric Chokey During the past two years, a developer has fine-tuned plans to build nearly 400 luxury apartments in downtown Boca Raton. But building Mizner 200 will have to wait longer. City Council members on Monday night asked Coral Springs-based El-ad National Properties to make another round of adjustments… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New Fla. bill would tighten law on leaving kids in hot cars

By Lisa J. Huriash It’s illegal to leave a child unattended for 16 minutes or longer in a hot car in Florida. But 15 minutes is a whole different story. Under Florida law, leaving a child in a car for a shorter period of time is legal as long as the car’s engine is turned off. Now, the mayor of Coral Springs and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Bronze Star recipient Retired Major Charles James will speak about his military service including two tours in Vietnam. He co-authored the book, Black Soldiers Tell Their Vietnam Stories. Pre-Registration Required 954-357-7121 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

– Southwest Regional Library Conference room 225 954-357-7121 Retired Major Charles James will speak about his military service which included two tours in Vietnam, noteworthy assignment was working for the Army Surgeon General’s Office in Washington, D. C., where he answered Congressional correspondence for the White House, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate. He earned many awards for his service including the Combat Medical Badge, Bronze Star, and Meritorious Service award. Charles has spent the last twenty three years as the Senior Army Instructor teaching in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (RPTC) in Miami Dade County Public Schools. He co-authored the book, Black Soldiers Tell Their Vietnam Stories. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Express, regular lanes are closing on I-95, shifting on I-75

By Wayne K. Roustan Several lanes are being temporarily shutdown or shifted on some of South Florida’s interstates, redirecting traffic in the week ahead. I-95: Between the Golden Glades Interchange and State Road 112, from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., all northbound I-95 express lanes, and two to three northbound general-use… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Delray Beach cop returns to work after crash that killed fellow officer

By Ryan Van Velzer Delray Beach officer Bernenda Marc is back at work three months after a car wreck killed her colleague and left the 26-year-old fighting for her life. Marc returned to light duty last Monday, while she recovers, said police spokeswoman Dani Moschella. “It’s great for us to have her back because… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman hit, killed by train in Boca Raton

By Tonya Alanez A woman was hit by a Brightline train and killed late Monday afternoon in Boca Raton, officials said. The death is being investigated as a suicide, said Mark Economou, a spokesman for the Boca Raton Police Department. The woman was hit on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks between Northwest… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman hit, killed by train in Boca Raton

By Tonya Alanez A woman was hit by a Brightline train and killed late Monday afternoon in Boca Raton, officials said. The death is being investigated as a suicide, said Mark Economou, a spokesman for the Boca Raton Police Department. The woman was hit on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks between Northwest… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Boy, 10, dies five days after Coral Springs crash

By Tonya Alanez A 10-year-old boy has died five days after a two-vehicle crash in Coral Springs, police announced Monday. Jordan New was a passenger in his father’s Nissan Maxima when he was seriously injured. He was airlifted to Broward Health Medical Center where he died July 20, said Capt. Brad McKeone, of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Trump's new messenger says briefings back on camera

By Catherine Lucey President Donald Trump’s new communications chief says television cameras can start rolling again in the White House briefing room. Anthony Scaramucci — the Wall Street financier who joined the administration last week — tweeted on Monday that “the TV Cameras are back on.” Under Press Secretary… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Special delivery! Baby born in car outside Miramar hospital

By Anne Geggis Danisha Cotton had everything planned for how her unborn daughter would make her debut next month. But the baby had plans of her own. Rose-Lynn Shylah Brown made a dramatic entrance into the world just after 8 a.m. Monday, being born inside her grandmother’s Nissan Altima right outside Memorial… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Special delivery! Baby born in car outside Miramar hospital

By Anne Geggis Danisha Cotton had everything planned for how her unborn daughter would make her debut next month. But the baby had plans of her own. Rose-Lynn Shylah Brown made a dramatic entrance into the world just after 8 a.m. Monday, being born inside her grandmother’s Nissan Altima right outside Memorial… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Funeral procession set Tuesday for North Lauderdale battalion fire chief

By Lisa J. Huriash A North Lauderdale battalion fire chief who died last week will be remembered Tuesday with an estimated 50-car funeral procession. The procession, which will pay tribute to Juan Linares, an 18-year veteran of North Lauderdale Fire Rescue, will begin 11 a.m. Tuesday at Boulevard of Champions and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Funeral procession set Tuesday for North Lauderdale battalion fire chief

By Lisa J. Huriash A North Lauderdale battalion fire chief who died last week will be remembered Tuesday with an estimated 50-car funeral procession. The procession, which will pay tribute to Juan Linares, an 18-year veteran of North Lauderdale Fire Rescue, will begin 11 a.m. Tuesday at Boulevard of Champions and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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