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Hurricanes end skid, secure bowl eligibility with 38-14 win over Virginia Tech

By Christy Cabrera Chirinos As they navigated through the misery of losses at Virginia, at Boston College, against Duke and last week at Georgia Tech, the Hurricanes saw their dream of defending their Coastal Division crown disappear and their hopes of playing for an ACC title die. But they insisted, over and over, that their… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Who's to blame for Parkland school shooting? Nine months later, no one held accountable

By David Fleshler, Megan O’Matz Despite an extraordinary series of governmental failures leading to the bloodshed in Parkland, just a few low-level employees have faced consequences over errors that may have cost lives. But not the school administrators who failed to act on warnings of weak security at Marjory Stoneman Douglas… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes governor's race to Trump ally Ron DeSantis

By Gary Fineout Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor on Saturday, just hours before counties must turn in their official results following days of recounting ballots. Gillum, in a video that he posted on Facebook, congratulated Republican Ron DeSantis but vowed to remain politically… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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California fires: Trump views devastation, vows to help prevent future catastrophic wildfires

By Joseph Serna, Ben Poston, Javier Panzar, Dakota Smith Viewing the destruction of a wildfire that has killed more than 70 people, with 1,000 others still unaccounted for, President Trump vowed Saturday to help California recover from the devastation and work to prevent future catastrophic blazes. Trump toured the rubble of Paradise, where more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Live updates and conversation: Virginia Tech Hokies 7, Miami Hurricanes 3 (1st Q)

By Steve Svekis Miami needs to get a win in its next two games to become bowl-eligible. A victory in Blacksburg would be UM’s first on the road against an ACC team since October of 2017. To join the conversation, click here. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dozens of children adopted in ceremony that brings smiles, hugs and cheers

By Wayne K. Roustan The Walters family almost doubled in size on Saturday when their adoptions of three children were finalized at the Broward County Courthouse in a ceremony marking National Adoption Month. The trio of biological siblings were among more than 50 abused, abandoned or neglected children who found their… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dozens of children adopted in ceremony that brings smiles, hugs and cheers

By Wayne K. Roustan The Walters family almost doubled in size on Saturday when their adoptions of three children were finalized at the Broward County Courthouse in a ceremony marking National Adoption Month. The trio of biological siblings were among more than 50 abused, abandoned or neglected children who found their… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Submarine that vanished with 44 sailors found near Argentina; search for bodies and answers begins

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. As days, then weeks passed with no contact from the ARA San Juan submarine, Argentines began to accept the fact that what had once been an aging staple of the nation’s naval fleet had been suddenly and tragically transformed into a 60-foot-long metal tomb. But as the nation mourned the anniversary… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida recount: Orange Democrats claim state 'playing games' with vote-by-mail signature ruling

By Steven Lemongello Orange County Democratic chair Wes Hodge claimed the state was violating a judge’s order by mandating that voters can only fix problems with vote-by-mail signatures with new forms issued Friday and not standard county forms. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker ruled Wednesday that voters whose mail-in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump to visit California fire scene as death toll rises

By Sudhin Thanawala President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, as confusion continued over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say they are trying to locate… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Broward begins manual recount in state agriculture commissioner race

By Anthony Man With the words “bring out the ballots” from a deputy county attorney, a cavernous room in the Lauderhill Mall came to life Saturday morning as the manual vote recount began in the close race for state agriculture commissioner. There was far less drama – and much less news media frenzy – at the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Broward begins manual recount in state agriculture commissioner race

By Anthony Man With the words “bring out the ballots” from a deputy county attorney, a cavernous room in the Lauderhill Mall came to life Saturday morning as the manual vote recount began in the close race for state agriculture commissioner. There was far less drama – and much less news media frenzy – at the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Greyhound racing ban means thousands of dogs will need homes

By Susannah Bryan Greyhounds — those gentle giants that can sprint at 45 miles an hour — will never race again in Florida come 2021. And that means thousands of dogs will be in need of homes when they “retire” from racing en masse. Floridians recently voted to ban greyhound racing by the end of 2020, despite a warning… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Greyhound racing ban means thousands of dogs will need homes

By Susannah Bryan Greyhounds — those gentle giants that can sprint at 45 miles an hour — will never race again in Florida come 2021. And that means thousands of dogs will be in need of homes when they “retire” from racing en masse. Floridians recently voted to ban greyhound racing by the end of 2020, despite a warning… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Want to adopt a greyhound? What to know before you do

By Susannah Bryan If you think greyhound rescue dogs are hyper and ready to race, think again. “They’re like big cats,” said Carey Theil, executive director of Grey2K USA Worldwide, a nonprofit advocacy group. “They’re docile and gentle and they don’t require a lot of exercise.” Thousands of greyhounds will need… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Northern California wildfire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump's visit; more than 1,000 unaccounted for

By Kathleen Ronayne and Sudhin Thanawala With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump. The president on Saturday… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Worker rescued after falling into trash truck at landfill

By Tonya Alanez A garbage worker suffered a “diabetic emergency” and fell into a trash truck at a Deerfield Beach landfill Friday afternoon, authorities said. “Workers who observed the man fall were unable to get him out and contacted 911,” said Battalion Chief Michael Kane, spokesman for Broward Sheriff Fire… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Worker rescued after falling into trash truck at landfill

By Tonya Alanez A garbage worker suffered a “diabetic emergency” and fell into a trash truck at a Deerfield Beach landfill Friday afternoon, authorities said. “Workers who observed the man fall were unable to get him out and contacted 911,” said Battalion Chief Michael Kane, spokesman for Broward Sheriff Fire… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Three Broward races decided, one headed for manual recount

By Tonya Alanez The machine recount of ballots is done but that didn’t change the outcome in three close Broward County races — the winners for Plantation and Pompano Beach mayors, as well as a seat on the Walnut Creek Community Development District have been decided. Because the state rejected Broward’s recount… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Three Broward races decided, one headed for manual recount

By Tonya Alanez The machine recount of ballots is done but that didn’t change the outcome in three close Broward County races — the winners for Plantation and Pompano Beach mayors, as well as a seat on the Walnut Creek Community Development District have been decided. Because the state rejected Broward’s recount… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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