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Schools fumbled lockdown procedures before Parkland shooting

By Megan O’Matz On the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, employees were tragically unprepared to protect children from a killer on campus, the result of inadequate training and unclear procedures in the school district. Despite two decades of mass shootings in American schools, the employees were uncertain… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Schools fumbled lockdown procedures before Parkland shooting

By Megan O’Matz On the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, employees were tragically unprepared to protect children from a killer on campus, the result of inadequate training and unclear procedures in the school district. Despite two decades of mass shootings in American schools, the employees were uncertain… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hit-and-run death closes part of Glades Road in Boca

By Juan Ortega A driver struck and killed a person Monday along Glades Road in Boca Raton, then drove away, police said. Boca Raton police said they were investigating at the scene of the crash at 700 W. Glades Road, situated east of Interstate 95, just south of the Florida Atlantic University campus. Police… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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City Recreation Dept. Cancels Trip to Ark Encounter After Atheist Group Asserts Visit Is ‘Unconstitutional’

By Heather Clark CHARLESTON, Ill. — The Charleston Department of Parks and Recreation in Illinois has reportedly cancelled an upcoming trip to Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter and Creation Museum after receiving a letter from the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) asserting that the public offering is unconstitutional. The trip was scheduled for Sept. 30 – Oct. 4,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Man and woman killed in car crash near Fort Lauderdale airport

By Tonya Alanez The driver and passenger in a Toyota died Friday night after colliding with a BMW at an intersection near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, police said. The crash happened just past 9 p.m. at Northwest 31st Avenue and West Prospect Road, according to Fort Lauderdale police. Alton Mclean, 24,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Man and woman killed in car crash near Fort Lauderdale airport

By Tonya Alanez The driver and passenger in a Toyota died Friday night after colliding with a BMW at an intersection near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, police said. The crash happened just past 9 p.m. at Northwest 31st Avenue and West Prospect Road, according to Fort Lauderdale police. Alton Mclean, 24,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Thousands of mailed ballots in Florida were not counted

By Gary Fineout Florida officials say thousands of mailed ballots were not counted because they were delivered too late to state election offices. The Department of State late last week informed a federal judge that 6,670 ballots were mailed ahead of the Nov. 6 election but were not counted because they were not… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fetus found in port-a-potty in Miami-Dade, report says

Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a fetus in a port-a-potty, according to WFOR-Ch. 4. Workers cleaning the port-a-potty found the fetus about 1:20 p.m. Monday in western Miami-Dade County, police said. The disturbing discovery was made near the intersection of 18900 Street… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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More Than 100 Sichuan House Church Members Arrested

By Editor (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that more than 100 members and leaders of Autumn Rain Covenant Church in China’s Sichuan province have been arrested. The arrests took place on Dec. 9 after local authorities raided the homes of many church members. According to a statement from the church, beginning at 6:00… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Woman zippered puppies into backpack and flung it around bar, cops say

By Tonya Alanez A mama Chihuahua and her four puppies are recovering at a Broward County animal shelter after a woman zipped them into a backpack, threw the pack onto bar tables and benches and wildly swung it around, authorities said. Teresa Gardner, 27, was arrested at 3:12 a.m. Sunday after she showed up at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman zippered puppies into backpack and flung it around bar, cops say

By Tonya Alanez A mama Chihuahua and her four puppies are recovering at a Broward County animal shelter after a woman zipped them into a backpack, threw the pack onto bar tables and benches and wildly swung it around, authorities said. Teresa Gardner, 27, was arrested at 3:12 a.m. Sunday after she showed up at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Florida carnival workers among 3 charged with killing couple, burying them in shallow graves

By Associated Press Three carnival workers — two from Florida — have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Kansas fair whose bodies were found days later in shallow graves in Arkansas. The Kansas Attorney General said 52-year-old Kimberly Younger of McIntosh; 54-year-old Michael Fowler… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sun Sentinel sues FDLE and prosecutors over witness statements in Parkland shooting

By Rafael Olmeda Investigators and prosecutors must release hundreds of pages of interview transcripts related to the Parkland school shooting or risk violating the state’s public records law, attorneys for the South Florida Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald argued in court papers filed late Monday. The news organizations… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Sun Sentinel sues FDLE and prosecutors over witness statements in Parkland shooting

By Rafael Olmeda Investigators and prosecutors must release hundreds of pages of interview transcripts related to the Parkland school shooting or risk violating the state’s public records law, attorneys for the South Florida Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald argued in court papers filed late Monday. The news organizations… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Roberts, Kavanaugh Join Liberal Supreme Court Justices in Rejection of Planned Parenthood Defunding Cases

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Joe Ravi/Wikipedia WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and newly-appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the liberal judges on the nation’s highest court on Monday to turn down appeals from two states challenging lower court rulings striking down efforts to defund Planned Parenthood’s participation in state Medicaid… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Facial recognition technology speeding up fast food service

By Ron Hurtibise South Florida-based BurgerFi is betting you like to be recognized. “Who doesn’t love the convenience of walking into their favorite restaurant, where they’re recognized immediately and asked if they want the usual?” said Mariah Kulkin, a company marketing representative. Turns out there’s an app… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Former high school swim coach accused of touching girl’s butt

By Linda Trischitta A teenage girl accused a former Boca Raton Community High School swim coach of inappropriately touching or grabbing her three times, and the state attorney’s office has charged the educator with simple battery. The girl who reported Eric Hill, 42, of Boca Raton, to school and law enforcement authorities… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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