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Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold second summit

By Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program, the White House announced Friday. News of a second meeting with the reclusive North Korean leader came after Trump met at the White House… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fort Lauderdale eyes free electric car service

By Brittany Wallman Fort Lauderdale will explore bringing an on-demand, electric car service that could ferry passengers around like the ill-fated Wave streetcar would have done. Services like Ride Freebee in Miami-Dade County help people get around town without the infrastructure of rail tracks. Riders can travel… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fort Lauderdale eyes free electric car service

By Brittany Wallman Fort Lauderdale will explore bringing an on-demand, electric car service that could ferry passengers around like the ill-fated Wave streetcar would have done. Services like Ride Freebee in Miami-Dade County help people get around town without the infrastructure of rail tracks. Riders can travel… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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It'll get cold Sunday, especially if you head out to catch the eclipse

By David Selig Get ready to brrrr-eak out the sweaters on Sunday night, especially if you plan to head outside and check out the lunar eclipse. OK, we’re not getting it nearly as bad as other parts of the country this weekend, but temperatures are expected to dip into the high 40s in South Florida on Sunday night,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Island vibes: Bahama Breeze restaurant sweeps into Oakland Park on Jan. 28

By Phillip Valys The Caribbean has come to Oakland Park, and the proof is in the yellow beach sand, canoe and tiki torches outside the new Bahama Breeze along Federal Highway. The island grill at 3339 N. Federal Highway, now the fourth South Florida location of the Orlando-based franchise, will open its doors to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Cops broke the rules in high-speed chase that left teen dead

By Lisa J. Huriash A high-speed police chase. A dead teenager. And now, five days without pay for the officers who broke the rules. The Coconut Creek cops tried in December 2017 to get a potentially impaired and dangerous driver off the road. But Officers Rocco Favata, Chris Lewis, David Morales and Cristian Salas… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Holy rip-off, Batman! Fortune in comics stolen from collector

By Wayne K. Roustan A fortune in Batman comics has been stolen from a West Boca man and he is reaching out to the comic-collecting community around the world in the hopes of getting nearly 450 prized books back. In a letter posted on social media sites, Randy Lawrence said his registered collection was valued at $1.4… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Read the governor's order suspending Palm Beach County elections chief Susan Bucher

Governor Ron DeSantis suspended Palm Beach County elections supervisor Susan Bucher Friday following a series of controversies after the 2018 election in November. Read the full executive order here. In a statement, the governor said: “Today, we turn our attention to the need to restore faith in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fire rips through two-story office building

By Wayne K. Roustan There was heavy damage but no reported injuries following a fire that “gutted” an office building in Dania Beach, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue said. Smoke and flames in the building at 4491 Stirling Road were reported by several 911 callers about 11 a.m. Friday, officials said. “When firefighters… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fire rips through two-story office building

By Wayne K. Roustan There was heavy damage but no reported injuries following a fire that “gutted” an office building in Dania Beach, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue said. Smoke and flames in the building at 4491 Stirling Road were reported by several 911 callers about 11 a.m. Friday, officials said. “When firefighters… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Pumped up for this weekend? Wodapalooza workout festival is here to get you in shape.

By Johnny Diaz Downtown Miami will once again be invaded by bodybuilders and other really fit people this weekend. They’re in town for the return of the Wodapalooza fitness festival (Wod stands for “Workout of the day”), which runs Friday through Sunday at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd. Launched in 2012, the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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More jobs, less unemployment in 2018

By Marcia Heroux Pounds No wonder there are “hiring” signs nearly everywhere. In South Florida, there was an increase of more than 57,000 jobs in 2018 than a year earlier. At the same time, unemployment is lower than it has been in over a decade, according to the state’s final monthly unemployment and job creation report… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Governor to suspend Palm Beach elections supervisor Susan Bucher over 2018 recounts

By Steve Bousquet Susan Bucher, the long-time supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County, was facing suspension Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis following a series of post-election controversies. DeSantis called a press conference for 1 p.m. Friday at The Historical Museum of Palm Beach. The advisory did not list a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Blessing or curse: When a small Hollywood beach cafe is ranked No. 13 in U.S. by Yelp

By Michael Mayo Cafe Club by Les Artistes near Hollywood beach does not look like much from the outside: a sidewalk scattering of small tables and rattan chairs beneath an orange-tinted window adorned with fake cherry blossoms. There’s not much inside: a tiny space with eight stools and a cramped kitchen counter… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Country Megaticket season in West Palm Beach includes Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley

By Ben Crandell The 2019 Country Megaticket packages of six summer concerts at Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach are about to go on sale, with a lineup that includes Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts and Chris Young. One more headliner for the Live Nation-produced series… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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In 'Parkland Speaks,' students fight tragedy and despair with words and activism

By Phillip Valys In Stacey Lippel’s creative writing class, Joaquin Oliver’s paper heart fell on the floor. Madalyn Snyder, his class buddy, helped stick the pink cutout to Oliver’s peach-colored shirt. They talked about sharing the valentines with their sweethearts after school. Then pandemonium erupted outside… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Taking Time to Unwind at the Library 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

– Alvin Sherman Library N S U Public Library Services Program Room 1017 Tap into your creative juices by trying your hand at a make and take craft. Stop by the library and learn about our many resources. Drop in anytime during the program for make-and-take crafts. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Brightline offers free rides for federal employees

By Wayne K. Roustan Brightline is the latest organization to offer help to federal employees feeling a financial pinch during the government shut down. The higher-speed passenger train service is giving free rides on its Smart Coaches between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations. Federal employees must… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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