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Two deputies killed in Gilchrist County shooting near Gainesville, authorities say

By Staff and wire reports Two deputies were killed Thursday in a shooting in Gilchrist County west of Gainesville in North Central Florida, authorities said The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that the department “has suffered a terrible tragedy.” The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter:… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Nikolas Cruz vomited and hyperventilated when a witness ID'd him, police report says

By Tonya Alanez When a witness showed up to identify Nikolas Cruz face-to-face as the gunman who had just carried out a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the 19-year-old heaved and vomited clear fluid, according to a police report released Thursday. Cruz had trouble standing and hyperventilated… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Nikolas Cruz vomited and hyperventilated when a witness ID'd him, police report says

By Tonya Alanez When a witness showed up to identify Nikolas Cruz face-to-face as the gunman who had just carried out a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the 19-year-old heaved and vomited clear fluid, according to a police report released Thursday. Cruz had trouble standing and hyperventilated… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Orlando debate set between GOP governor candidates

By Steven Lemongello Orlando will be the host for a nationally televised debate between Republican gubernatorial candidates. Fox News Channel and the Republican Party of Florida are partnering for the June 28 event, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. The debate will be moderated… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Surfboard craftsman, pioneer and legend Ron Heavyside dies at 69

By Tonya Alanez He matured from novice to legendary surfboard shaper. And along the way Ron Heavyside built and grew Nomad from a corner in his father’s Briny Breezes TV repair shop into a business, a brand and a store that has dominated the east coast world of surf for 50 years. Heavyside was a master craftsman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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After spotting problems, Palm Beach County schools speed up security measures

By Lois K. Solomon Palm Beach County schools have sped up several long-planned safety precautions since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings forced new scrutiny of school security. School board member Erica Whitfield said staff and contractors discovered a long list of security problems during post-Parkland… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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SharkBytes Summer Schedule

By wlchrist SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule with the last weekly edition on May 2. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: May 16, 2018, May 30, 2018 June 13, 2018, June 27, 2018 July 11, 2018, July 25, 2018 August 8, 2018, August 22, 2018 SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 29 edition. If you have any questions, send email to Sharkbytes@nova.edu …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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The crisis in local journalism has become a crisis of democracy | Opinion

By Steven Waldman and Charles Sennott | Report for America Shortly after starting as a newspaper reporter in the coal-fields region of eastern Kentucky, Will Wright wrote an alarming article about how residents hadn’t had running water for five days. One woman talked about how her husband’s grandfather could no longer bathe; another said the water hadn’t… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Paradiso Del Mar estate goes to auction: 7 bedrooms, 13 baths, garages for 30 cars

By David Lyons A sprawling ocean and lakefront estate known as Paradiso del Mar, complete with tunnel, seaside cottage, fabulous views and garages for 30 vehicles, is scheduled for auction Saturday in the upscale Palm Beach County town of Manalapan. The house, at 1960 S. Ocean Blvd., was built in 1989. The property… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Doobie-ous choice: Americans ignore marijuana-impaired driving risk | Opinion

By Robert Gordon | Tribune News Service Glorifying marijuana use is now a staple across pop culture, music and Hollywood, where getting high is celebrated with nary a mention of the public safety risks involved. But if you smoke, vape, or enjoy edibles and get behind the wheel of a car while impaired, not only are you breaking the law,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Report: North, South Korea Preparing to Announce a Permanent End to Their War

By Editor (Daily Mail) — North and South Korea are preparing to officially end the war when their two leaders—Dictator Kim Jong-Un and President Moon Jae-in—meet next week. The two Koreas are technically still at war as the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. South Korean media reports that the two sides had been discussing plans for a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Report: North, South Korea Preparing to Announce a Permanent End to Their War

By Editor (Daily Mail) — North and South Korea are preparing to officially end the war when their two leaders—Dictator Kim Jong-Un and President Moon Jae-in—meet next week. The two Koreas are technically still at war as the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. South Korean media reports that the two sides had been discussing plans for a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Top Workplaces 2018: Sun Sentinel rewards the best places to work

The Sun Sentinel surveyed more than 18,000 employees in South Florida to find the best places to work. More than 11,000 employees responded to the survey. These 70 employers stood out as Top Workplaces. Small organizations have fewer than 125 employees in South Florida; midsize have 125-399; large… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Obama writes tribute to Parkland students, deeming them among the most influential people

By Lisa J. Huriash Former President Barack Obama has written a tribute to Parkland’s student activists in Time magazine, honoring them for being among the top 100 most influential people worldwide. Obama recognized Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez and Alex… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Obama writes tribute to Parkland students, deeming them among the most influential people

By Lisa J. Huriash Former President Barack Obama has written a tribute to Parkland’s student activists in Time magazine, honoring them for being among the top 100 most influential people worldwide. Obama recognized Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez and Alex… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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NRA's Hammer fires salvos at GOP lawmakers over gun reforms

TALLAHASSEE — The National Rifle Association’s powerful Florida lobbyist, Marion Hammer, is taking aim at Republican lawmakers who supported a school-safety bill that included gun-control measures. In a letter to members of the NRA and the Unified Sportsmen of Florida, posted online Wednesday by… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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