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Let's View the Planets with the South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association. You May See A New Planetary World 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

– Main Library Outdoor North Terrace Meet us on the second floor terrace and view the planets with members of the South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association (SFAAA). Bring your own telescope if you like or use the giant telescopes provided by the SFAAA. All ages. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Trump's safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rules

By Collin Binkley The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to roll back an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that critics say left schools afraid to take action against potentially dangerous students. The recommendation was among dozens issued in a new report by… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Virginia Man Reports to Prison to Serve Three-Year Sentence for Helping Ex-Lesbian Who Fled Country With Daughter

By Heather Clark Zodhiates and his wife. Photo Credit: Janet Stasulli ASHLAND, Ky. — A Virginia man who was found guilty in 2016 of aiding in international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for driving a woman to New York, where she then fled the country with her daughter—as she wanted to avoid an impending court order that would mandate that she hand over her child to her… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Interference in the election by Russia was worse than we thought | Guest Editorial

By The Los Angeles Times Editorial Board It long has been obvious that Russians used social media to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election — not only to sow confusion and exacerbate divisions, but also to elevate the candidate they favored, Donald Trump. But two studies released Monday by the Senate Intelligence Committee provide… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Delray condo project to replace 68-year-old seaside hotel

By Lisa J. Huriash A nearly 70-year-old hotel will be demolished to become a Delray Beach oceanfront condo called “Ocean Delray.” The new three-story building will have 19 homes that will be priced in the high-$4 million range. The Wright family sold their oceanfront property, the 29-room Wright by the Sea at 1901… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Why Republicans shouldn’t want Affordable Care Act to fall | Randy Schultz

By Randy Schultz Every big story inevitably involves Florida, often in bad ways. That’s true with last week’s court ruling against the Affordable Care Act. Since Congress passed the law in March 2010, some of the state’s leading Republicans have worked to defeat or undermine it. The chain begins with former Attorney… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Should Fort Lauderdale change its election cycle? Voters could decide in March

By Lois K. Solomon Fort Lauderdale voters should get the chance to select the nation’s president and city commission members at the same time, the City Commission decided at a workshop on Tuesday, agreeing to place this election date change on the city’s next ballot in March. The vote, set for March 12, also would… …read more Source:: Broward Politics       ...
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Should Fort Lauderdale change its election cycle? Voters could decide in March

By Lois K. Solomon Fort Lauderdale voters should get the chance to select the nation’s president and city commission members at the same time, the City Commission decided at a workshop on Tuesday, agreeing to place this election date change on the city’s next ballot in March. The vote, set for March 12, also would… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Should Fort Lauderdale change its election cycle? Voters could decide in March

By Lois K. Solomon Fort Lauderdale voters should get the chance to select the nation’s president and city commission members at the same time, the City Commission decided at a workshop on Tuesday, agreeing to place this election date change on the city’s next ballot in March. The vote, set for March 12, also would… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Waffle House killer again sentenced to death

By Rafael Olmeda Gerhard Hojan showed no mercy in 2002 to the teenage waitress who begged to live so she could see her infant son again. And he showed no mercy to the short-order cook who decided he wasn’t going to lose his life without a fight. On Tuesday, Broward Circuit Judge Paul Backman showed no mercy to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Waffle House killer again sentenced to death

By Rafael Olmeda Gerhard Hojan showed no mercy in 2002 to the teenage waitress who begged to live so she could see her infant son again. And he showed no mercy to the short-order cook who decided he wasn’t going to lose his life without a fight. On Tuesday, Broward Circuit Judge Paul Backman showed no mercy to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Glitzy, new parking garage opens Thursday on Fort Lauderdale Beach. But will parking be easier?

By Wayne K. Roustan A glitzy addition to traditionally drab parking facilities is coming to Fort Lauderdale beach this week. The new $21 million, 650-space Las Olas Parking Garage is set to open Thursday at the northeast end of the Las Olas Boulevard Bridge along the Intracoastal Waterway. But if you think that means… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Girl, 15, threatens high school classmate with gun, police say

By Linda Trischitta A student was arrested for allegedly threatening another girl with a gun at Northeast High School in Oakland Park. It was in geometry class on Dec. 13 when the girl, 15, poked the gun into a girl’s right hip and told her, “If I can’t have you, then no one can,” a Broward Sheriff’s Office report… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Girl, 15, threatens high school classmate with gun, police say

By Linda Trischitta A student was arrested for threatening another girl with a gun at Northeast High School in Oakland Park, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. It was in geometry class on Dec. 13 when the girl, 15, poked the gun into a girl’s right hip and told her, “If I can’t have you, then no one can,” a sheriff’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Penny Marshall dead at 75, best known as TV's Laverne and director of 'Big,' 'A League of Their Own'

By Nancy Dillon, Larry McShane Bronx-born Penny Marshall, who found ‘70s sitcom success on “Laverne and Shirley” before stepping behind the camera for Hollywood hits like “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” died Monday night at her California home. She was 75. “Yes she did (die) … peacefully at her Hollywood Hills home,” said… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Royal Caribbean found not responsible for overboard death of man served equivalent of 30 drinks

By Ron Hurtibise Royal Caribbean Cruises is not responsible for the overboard death of a Nebraska man who was reportedly served the equivalent of 30 drinks, a federal jury in Miami has found. Todd and Lisa Skokan, parents of Nathaniel Skokan, along with brothers Samuel and Zachary had sought more than $75,000 in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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