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Pimp threatened teen, made her write last will and testament, feds say

By Paula McMahon When a 16-year-old girl told a “family friend” she wanted him to stop pimping her to clients, investigators said he threatened to hunt her down and kill her, then told her to write her last will and testament. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pimp threatened teen, made her write last will and testament, feds say

By Paula McMahon When a 16-year-old girl told a “family friend” she wanted him to stop pimping her to clients, investigators said he threatened to hunt her down and kill her, then told her to write her last will and testament. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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2 dead manatees found in Fort Lauderdale

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists were investigating the deaths of two manatees found Wednesday. Liz Barraco, a spokesperson for FWC, said both manatees were in Fort Lauderdale. And it took hours to find one of them, after they got the report Tuesday night, she said. Biologists pulled out the decomposing body of a female manatee Wednesday morning. And the other manatee Wednesday afternoon. It was floating off New River near the inland Florida Power & Light site, Barraco said. Manatees head for warm waters near power plant discharge when it gets too cold. They can’t survive in water that is below 68 degrees. Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10 …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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Body found in car in North Miami Beach identified as 24-year-old woman

Police have identified a woman whose body was found in a car in North Miami Beach. North Miami Beach police said Jezebel Santiago, 24, was found dead Tuesday in the front passenger seat of her Volkswagen Jetta parked on the side of Northeast 157th Street. Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma to Santiago’s body. Investigators believe the car may have been there since Sunday morning. They said Santiago last had contact with a family member Saturday evening. The car was towed to the Miami-Dade County medical examiner’s office for examination, and an autopsy is being performed to determine a cause of death. Anyone with information about her death is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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Education

FAU DAY in the Florida Capitol was a tremendous success!! Thanks to all of those...

By Florida Atlantic University FAU DAY in the Florida Capitol was a tremendous success!! Thanks to all of those who came to support us in Tallahassee! Go Owls!!!! #MakingWaves #FAUDAY …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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DNA Repair Study Receives National Attention

By jkatzman A study recently released by Jean Latimer, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, NSU’s College of Pharmacy, et. al. has been covered by multiple media outlets. Medical News Today is featuring an article on its home page based on the press release and journal article. Medical News Today is the largest independent medical and health news site on the web – with more than 11 million monthly unique users and 16 million monthly page views it is ranked number one for medical news on Google, Bing and Yahoo!. Some other highlights include: ScienceNewsline MachinesLikeUs.com Medicalxpress.com PharmaBiz.com …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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NSU Professor Part of Report on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis That Received International Attention

By jkatzman Nancy Klimas, M.D., professor and director of NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, was part of a select national Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee of experts on chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (MS/FCS). The committee recently developed recommendations identifying ME/CFS as a legitimate disease that needs proper diagnosis and treatment and identified five symptoms to diagnose the disease. The report received international media attention. Click here to read the IOM press release. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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4 armed robbers hit check cashing store near daycare in Hialeah

Hialeah police were looking for the armed robbers who took an undisclosed amount of money from a check cashing store Wednesday. The check cashing store is in the corner of West 29th Street and Second Avenue — in a shopping mall where there is also a daycare. Hialeah Police Lt. Carl Zogby said witnesses told police the four men involved fled in a black Chevy. The store also offers currency exchanges and wires to Cuba. Police were asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-6160. Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10 map: W 29th St & W 2nd Ave Hialeah …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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