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From Segregation to Civil Rights, 1896-1965: African Americans and the Struggle for Equality, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

– Pompano Beach Multi-Purpose Room In 1896, segregation became entrenched and legalized by the United States Supreme Court. Explore the political, economic, and societal journey from these discriminatory days to the realization of Civil Rights in the 1950s and 1960s. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Four left homeless, dog dies in Lauderdale Lakes house fire

By Wayne K. Roustan State fire marshals are working to find out what sparked an early morning blaze that destroyed a Lauderdale Lakes home, left a family without a place to live, and killed their dog. It happened before 7 a.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of Northwest 36th Terrace, where firefighters found thick smoke… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Four left homeless, dog dies in Lauderdale Lakes house fire

By Wayne K. Roustan State fire marshals are working to find out what sparked an early morning blaze that destroyed a Lauderdale Lakes home, left a family without a place to live, and killed their dog. It happened before 7 a.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of Northwest 36th Terrace, where firefighters found thick smoke… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fans and foes gather in South Florida to mark one-year anniversary of Trump presidency

By Anthony Man, Skyler Swisher They came equipped with signs, slogans, banners, T-shirts and caps. The passions ignited by Donald Trump were on full display in South Florida on Saturday, as supporters and opponents marked the one-year anniversary of his inauguration as president with dueling demonstrations. Across the country… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fans and foes gather in South Florida to mark one-year anniversary of Trump presidency

By Anthony Man, Skyler Swisher They came equipped with signs, slogans, banners, T-shirts and caps. The passions ignited by Donald Trump were on full display in South Florida on Saturday, as supporters and opponents marked the one-year anniversary of his inauguration as president with dueling demonstrations. Across the country… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Education

Bilingual (E/S) BIG READ: Discusión del Libro/Book Discussion: “En el Tiempo de las Mariposas” por Julia Alvarez/"In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

– Lauderhill Towne Centre Multi-Purpose Room 11am-Discusión del Libro: “En el Tiempo de las Mariposas” por Julia Alvarez y almuerzo ligero. Luego del almuerzo se presentará la película basada en el libro a la 1pm. (11am-Book discussion: “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez and light lunch. After lunch we will show the movie based on the book at 1pm.) …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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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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Panthers turn 25, honor founder Huizenga

By Krislyn Placide No Florida Panthers hockey player will ever don the number 37 again— that jersey was retired on Friday, Jan. 19, in honor of the team’s founder and first owner, H. Wayne Huizenga. The number represents the year he was born. The Panthers recognized Huizenga and celebrated 25 years since the team’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Christian

Nepali Christians Petition Government to Remove Anti-Conversion Law

By Editor Nepal (Mission Network News) – In 2015, Nepal changed its constitution to become a secular nation with the freedom of religion. However, in October, Nepal’s President Bidhya Dev Bhandari signed a Criminal Code Bill into law. This law, known as the anti-conversion law, makes religious conversion illegal and punishable by five years in prison and a fine of 50,000… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Third person in a week hit by Brightline train

By Tonya Alanez A Brightline train hit a man as he tried to beat the train across the tracks in Fort Lauderdale Friday night, marking the third time in a week the higher-speed line hit somebody, police said. The man was taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma alert. His injuries were not life threatening,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Third person in a week hit by Brightline train

By Tonya Alanez A Brightline train hit a man as he tried to beat the train across the tracks in Fort Lauderdale Friday night, marking the third time in a week the higher-speed line hit somebody, police said. The man was taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma alert. His injuries were not life threatening,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Police ID man they say killed woman in front of her 5 grandkids

By Tonya Alanez Fort Lauderdale police on Friday identified the man they say shot and killed a woman in front of her daughter and five grandchildren earlier this week. Bernice Jefferson’s killer was Dytadious Mobley, 31, the father of three of Jefferson’s grandchildren, police said. Mobley fled the scene in the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Police ID man they say killed woman in front of her 5 grandkids

By Tonya Alanez Fort Lauderdale police on Friday identified the man they say shot and killed a woman in front of her daughter and five grandchildren earlier this week. Bernice Jefferson’s killer was Dytadious Mobley, 31, the father of three of Jefferson’s grandchildren, police said. Mobley fled the scene in the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

By Associated Press Tom Petty’s family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty’s autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner’s office earlier in the day that the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Juror says they were bullied into convicting Boynton Beach cop of lying to FBI

By Tonya Alanez, Paula McMahon Weeks before a Boynton Beach police sergeant is set to be sentenced for lying to the FBI about a controversial police chase, a juror from his case wrote a letter saying jurors bullied others into convicting the cop. Philip Antico, 37, may face federal prison time when he is sentenced on Feb. 5. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Driver dies 10 days after crash

By Tonya Alanez Ten days after a car crash sent a Hollywood couple to the hospital, the 80-year-old husband has died as a result of his injuries, police said Friday. The crash happened Jan. 9 when Nehemiah Ferguson rear-ended another car and then coasted into a concrete pole at the intersection of Pines Boulevard… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Driver dies 10 days after crash

By Tonya Alanez Ten days after a car crash sent a Hollywood couple to the hospital, the 80-year-old husband has died as a result of his injuries, police said Friday. The crash happened Jan. 9 when Nehemiah Ferguson rear-ended another car and then coasted into a concrete pole at the intersection of Pines Boulevard… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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White supremacist in murder-for-hire FBI sting sentenced to 40 years in prison

By Paula McMahon When a self-described white supremacist turned up in South Florida and confided that he had murdered several people – including a man known as “Machete Bob” – it wasn’t long before one of his new pals ratted him out. Adrian Apodaca was living in a trailer behind the clubhouse of the Dirty White… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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