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Ripped tire treads, old keys and scrap make eye-catching art on Earth Day

By Anne Geggis You’ve never looked at trash quite like this. One beach noodle, four plastic beach buckets, 20 fishing gloves, 200 flip-flop sandals and 250 plastic straws drew gaggles of gawkers throughout the day, doing selfies and Instagramming away. That’s because those materials were made into a grouper fish… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Minnesota School Bus Driver Removed From Route for Praying With Students

By Heather Clark MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A school bus driver and pastor in Minnesota was recently removed from his route for praying with students on the way to school. George Nathaniel, 54, has been driving students to Nasha Shkola charter school for the past year, and over the winter months, he began a tradition of prayer during the trip. The school is focused on Russian… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Verne Troyer, best known as Mini-Me in ‘Austin Powers,’ dead at 49

By Nicole Bitette, New York Daily News Verne Troyer, the actor best known for portraying Mini-Me in the “Austin Powers” trilogy, has died. He was 49. The actor struggled for years with alcoholism, as well as depression, according to a post on his Instagram account Saturday confirming his death. “It is with great sadness and incredibly… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Queen Elizabeth II attends pop concert for 92nd birthday

By Associated Press Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in London featuring British singers such as Sting, Tom Jones and Jamie Cullum. Kylie Minogue, Shaggy and Craig David also were set to perform for the “Queen’s Birthday Party” at Royal Albert Hall.Elizabeth — the world’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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76ers grind down Heat 106-102, series deficit now 3-1

By Ira Winderman This is what a talent deficit looks like in the NBA. It eventually wears you down after relentless grinding of your own. The Miami Heat again came out full of fight and fury in Saturday’s Game 4 of this opening-round playoff series. And then the Philadelphia 76ers counterpunched. Ultimately, the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Education

Adulting 101: Student Loans (Register online at; public.library.nova.edu/events or call 954-262-5477) 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

– Alvin Sherman Library N S U Public Library Services Program Room 1017 Most of us need a little help navigating the real world every now and then. Let the library be your guide in learning how to adult! …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Money Smart Week Quiz: Correct answers get entered into a drawing for a prize! Deadline 4/28/2018 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

– Pembroke Pines Branch Exhibit Area Test your financial literacy with a quiz available at the reference desk. All correct answers get entered into a drawing for a prize! Deadline is 4/28/2018. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Going Solar in the Sunshine State. Are you interested in going solar, but don't know where to start? Understand solar energy basics and savings! 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

– North Regional/BC Library 226 Classroom …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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4 former presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush's funeral

By Juan A. Lozano Four former presidents joined ambassadors, sports stars and hundreds of other mourners on a gray, rainy day Saturday at the private funeral for Barbara Bush, filling the nation’s largest Episcopal church a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many as “America’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Navy Upholds Inclusion of Bible on POW/MIA Table Following Mikey Weinstein Complaint

By Heather Clark SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The U.S. Navy has upheld the inclusion of the Bible on a “missing man” table at a Naval hospital in Okinawa, Japan after an organization that seeks to separate the Messiah from the military submitted a complaint about the Bible’s presence and a notation of America being “one nation under God.” “As one of nine symbolic references on the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Florida Department of Motor Vehicles FLOW Mobile Service Center. Renew a driver license, obtain a replacement, change a name or address, get an ID card, renew a vehicle registration. 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

– Southwest Regional Library Front Breezway Viisit www.gathergoget.com for pricing and requirements. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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#NeverAgain movement needs more young voters signing up to succeed | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Parkland student activists who’ve inspired the nation with their #neveragain movement need help turning their youthful passion into new voters for sensible gun laws. The legions of young new voters expected to spring from the student-led marches, walkouts and demonstrations have yet to appear. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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PHOTOS: Las Olas Wine and Food Festival

The 23rd annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, “five blocks of sips and samples” in downtown Fort Lauderdale, with more than 50 South Florida restaurants and dozens of national wineries. The Friday event was sponsored by Breakthru Beverage, William Hill Winery, New Amsterdam, Woodford Reserve… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Bikini-clad women sought in fraud probe

By Gary Detman Two women were wearing bikini tops while shopping with a stolen credit at the Boynton Beach Mall, authorities say. Now the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for them in connection to a fraud investigation. The sheriff’s office shared a surveillance image of the two women at the mall… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Chinese Church Interrogated for Holding Services, Evangelizing

By Editor (China Aid) — Within 24 hours, officials in China’s central Henan province interrogated members of Autumn Rain Blessing Church on April 9. The trouble began at 10 a.m., when Jiang Rong, the wife of the church’s pastor, Wang Yi, was at a church leader’s home. The authorities showed up to inquire about their Sunday services and required that Jiang show her… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Killer clown case subject of '48 Hours' investigation

By Scott Travis The saga of Wellington’s 28-year-old killer clown case will be the subject of Saturday’s edition of “48 Hours.” The May 1990 death of Marlene Warren — who was shot in the face on her Wellington doorstep at the hands of someone disguised as a clown — went cold for decades. It resurfaced in September… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Killer clown case subject of '48 Hours' investigation

By Scott Travis The saga of Wellington’s 28-year-old killer clown case will be the subject of Saturday’s edition of “48 Hours.” The May 1990 death of Marlene Warren — who was shot in the face on her Wellington doorstep at the hands of someone disguised as a clown — went cold for decades. It resurfaced in September… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Broward judge accused of bullying frail defendant, who later died

By Rafael Olmeda A Broward judge is under fire after she repeatedly snapped at a frail inmate who later died at her Lauderhill home. Circuit Court Judge Merrilee Ehrlich, who was first elected in 2008, presided over first appearance court last weekend, setting preliminary bail amounts for the most recently arrested… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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