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Other times in history when the U.S. separated families

By Russell Contreras Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it’s not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so. Throughout American history, during times of war and unrest,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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ATM smash-and-grab heist goes haywire

By Doug Phillips Dragging a purloined ATM behind a truck on a major road just seems like a recipe for trouble. So, it might come as no surprise that the thieves got away but left the cash machine behind. Law enforcement got involved about 5 a.m. Wednesday when Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies were notified… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation, but unclear if Trump will sign it

By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together in detention after they are detained crossing the border illegally, according to two people familiar with her thinking. They spoke on… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Scott won't recall National Guard troops on the border to protest child separation policy

By Skyler Swisher Gov. Rick Scott will not recall Florida National Guard troops from the southern U.S. border in opposition to the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” crackdown on immigration that is splitting up families. “There are three members of the National Guard that have been ordered by the U.S. Department… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fant drops out of race for attorney general

By Jim Saunders In the first major development of qualifying week, state Rep. Jay Fant, R-Jacksonville, announced Tuesday that he is dropping out of the race for attorney general and will apply to become Florida’s top financial regulator. Fant had been vying with two other Republicans and two Democrats to replace… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Football's Michael Vick lists Davie home for $1.4 million

By Associated Press Michael Vick, who recently accepted a coaching job in Atlanta, has put his Florida home on the market for $1.4 million. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Vick’s home in a gated community in Davie has six bedrooms and seven baths on 6,295 square feet. The house includes a home theater, outdoor… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Football's Michael Vick lists Davie home for $1.4 million

By Associated Press Michael Vick, who recently accepted a coaching job in Atlanta, has put his Florida home on the market for $1.4 million. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Vick’s home in a gated community in Davie has six bedrooms and seven baths on 6,295 square feet. The house includes a home theater, outdoor… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sour note: South Florida man accused of swapping cellphones at Delaware music festival

By Wayne K. Roustan The four-day Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware this month attracted some top artists — like Eminem, Portugal. The Man, SZA, the Arctic Monkeys and, according to police, at least one prolific cellphone thief. William Rodriguez, 34, who lives in South Florida, was at the June 14-17 event… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Job fair Saturday for Margate call center

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Global Response is having a job fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to fill more than 250 customer service positions at its call center in Margate. The hiring event will take place in the Royal Palm Ballroom at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott North, 6650 N. Andrews Ave. Customer service representatives… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Job fair Saturday for Margate call center

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Global Response is having a job fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to fill more than 250 customer service positions at its call center in Margate. The hiring event will take place in the Royal Palm Ballroom at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott North, 6650 N. Andrews Ave. Customer service representatives… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Becoming a nation with zero tolerance for children | Guest Editorial

By Baltimore Sun Editorial Board Immigrant children suffer enough hardships — often fleeing from violence in their home countries and facing grueling physical challenges in their quest for a better life — that one might assume that surely the last brickbat to be tossed their way would be the Bible. Yet no fewer than two of the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Family fun: Summer workshops, military day, boat show best bets for weekend

By Jennifer Jhon Bass Pro Shops in Miami and Dania Beach launch their “Summer Camp” program on Saturday, bringing free family fun to the giant outdoors stores. Free games and activities, crafts and outdoors workshops run from noon to 4 p.m. every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday through July 22. Workshops suited for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland siblings David and Lauren Hogg visited 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

By Johnny Diaz It was a reunion of sorts for Parkland siblings David and Lauren Hogg and NBC late night comedian Jimmy Fallon. The Hoggs stopped by Fallon’s “The Tonight Show” Tuesday night where they promoted their new book, “#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line.” Wearing an orange tag that with read… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman was drunk when fleeing scene of fatal motorcycle crash, cops say

By Wayne K. Roustan A Fort Lauderdale woman didn’t cause the crash that killed a Davie motorcyclist — but she fled the scene afterward and had a blood alcohol level that was nearly three times Florida’s legal limit for driving, according to investigators. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on Nov. 26 when Joanne… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman was drunk when fleeing scene of fatal motorcycle crash, cops say

By Wayne K. Roustan A Fort Lauderdale woman didn’t cause the crash that killed a Davie motorcyclist — but she fled the scene afterward and had a blood alcohol level that was nearly three times Florida’s legal limit for driving, according to investigators. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on Nov. 26 when Joanne… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Hallandale may settle wrongful death suit after fatal SWAT raid

By Meryl Kornfield The City of Hallandale Beach is considering paying the family of a man who died after being shot by a SWAT team carrying out an early-morning search warrant in his home. Howard Bowe, 34, died 11 days after the May 8, 2014 fatal raid when officers were serving a search warrant as part of a narcotics… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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National Selfie Day: Free 'Frylus' and smartphone stand at McDonald's on Thursday

By Doreen Christensen Forget the first day of summer on June 21. This promotion is all about you. Get a free “Frylus,” at McDonald’s with purchase of a Quarter Pounder to celebrate National Selfie Day on Thursday. The chain is giving away 100,000 styluses that looks like a french fry along with bonus smartphone stands… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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During Pride Month, candidates seek votes in South Florida's LGBT community

By Anthony Man It’s LGBT Pride Month, which means politicians — especially Democrats — are making forays into the LGBT community, hoping to win support among a key constituency for the August primary and November general election. Four of the five major Democratic candidates have visited, or are about to visit,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida Democratic Party chairwoman sees 'energy and excitement' around midterm elections

By Christine Sexton Terrie Rizzo was selected in December to lead the Florida Democratic Party after former Chairman Stephen Bittel abruptly quit following accusations by female workers and consultants that he created an uncomfortable work atmosphere. Rizzo, 70, was elevated to lead the state party after chairing… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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