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Pedestrian, 70, killed crossing road in Deerfield

By Tonya Alanez A 70-year-old Jacksonville man was hit by a car and killed late Wednesday night in Deerfield Beach, authorities said. Sergey Nazarov was crossing Powerline Road in the 4300 block, a few blocks north of West Sample Road, shortly before 11 p.m., said Keyla Concepcion, a spokeswoman for the Broward… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Pedestrian, 70, killed crossing road in Deerfield

By Tonya Alanez A 70-year-old Jacksonville man was hit by a car and killed late Wednesday night in Deerfield Beach, authorities said. Sergey Nazarov was crossing Powerline Road in the 4300 block, a few blocks north of West Sample Road, shortly before 11 p.m., said Keyla Concepcion, a spokeswoman for the Broward… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Cruise ship bound for Port Everglades stricken with norovirus

By Tonya Alanez A stomach virus has stricken more than 200 passengers and crew aboard a cruise ship scheduled to dock at Port Everglades early Saturday morning. Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited’s ship Independence of the Seas left the port Dec. 11 for a five-night Caribbean cruise. During the week 220 cases of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Cruise ship bound for Port Everglades stricken with norovirus

By Tonya Alanez A stomach virus has stricken more than 200 passengers and crew aboard a cruise ship scheduled to dock at Port Everglades early Saturday morning. Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited’s ship Independence of the Seas left the port Dec. 11 for a five-night Caribbean cruise. During the week 220 cases of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Former Palm Beach State College President Edward Eissey dies at 89

By Tonya Alanez Former Palm Beach State College President Edward Eissey shepherded the county’s largest institution of higher learning from a junior college to a community college, expanding its campuses, staff, student body and curriculum. Eissey died Thursday. He was 89. Just about anyone connected with the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Do people get justice when judges and lawyers are Facebook friends?

By Marc Freeman When the judge is Facebook friends with your prosecutor or the other guy’s lawyer, should you worry? This question of whether relationships on social networks run afoul of judicial ethics is now before the state Supreme Court. “How would it make you feel if you had a case in front of a judge where… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Report: Profits for Broward's two public hospital systems going opposite ways

By Ron Hurtibise Broward County’s two publicly owned hospital systems continued to move in opposite financial directions in 2016, with net income of troubled Broward Health dropping to $15.9 million, while Memorial Healthcare posted a $226 million profit — $85 million more than in 2014. Those results, along with… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Adventurer aims to sail into the record books

By Anne Geggis When Nick Ziegler got the taste for adventure, there was no turning back. Now the 30-year-old aims to travel 56 miles across the Gulf Stream — on a hydrofoil kiteboard. And Ziegler hopes his epic journey will end up in Guinness World Records. He’s going to be setting off from North Ocean Park,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Adventurer aims to sail into the record books

By Anne Geggis When Nick Ziegler got the taste for adventure, there was no turning back. Now the 30-year-old aims to travel 56 miles across the Gulf Stream — on a hydrofoil kiteboard. And Ziegler hopes his epic journey will end up in Guinness World Records. He’s going to be setting off from North Ocean Park,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Who's been visiting Trump at Mar-a-Lago? It's a secret.

By Skyler Swisher President Trump is expected to head to his Winter White House in Palm Beach for the holidays, but records showing who will be rubbing elbows with the First Family at his Mar-a-Lago Club aren’t available to the public. The Trump administration has swatted down attempts by government watchdog groups… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Rubio caves on Florida-hostile tax bill | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board How bad is the Republican tax bill? So bad that Sen. Marco Rubio had to beg for crumbs that would go to middle- and lower-income Americans. Rubio wanted a larger increase in the child tax credit. He wanted more of the credit to be refundable against payroll taxes — Social Security and Medicare… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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FIU to suspend fraternity activities after student deaths nationwide

By Tonya Alanez With the new year, all Greek life activities will be suspended at Florida International University for at least a month, the school’s president announced Friday. “This decision is a consequence of growing concerns about the state of fraternity and sorority life at FIU, as well as around the nation,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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FIU to suspend fraternity activities after student deaths nationwide

By Tonya Alanez With the new year, all Greek life activities will be suspended at Florida International University for at least a month, the school’s president announced Friday. “This decision is a consequence of growing concerns about the state of fraternity and sorority life at FIU, as well as around the nation,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Man who hid roommate's body in wall gets life sentence

By Rafael Olmeda A Broward judge sentenced Charles Moninger on Friday to life in prison after he was convicted this week of murdering his roommate, Julianne Berger, in 2004. “We have nothing that can be done or said to make life better for the Bergers,” said defense lawyer Arthur Marchetta. “The saddest thing is… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Man who hid roommate's body in wall gets life sentence

By Rafael Olmeda A Broward judge sentenced Charles Moninger on Friday to life in prison after he was convicted this week of murdering his roommate, Julianne Berger, in 2004. “We have nothing that can be done or said to make life better for the Bergers,” said defense lawyer Arthur Marchetta. “The saddest thing is… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hotel taxes — not just for tourism anymore?

By Dan Sweeney Counties would be free to spend hotel tax money on things other than tourism under a bill being debated in the Florida Legislature. Currently, such taxes must go to tourism marketing or projects directly related to attracting tourists, such as beach renourishment or facilities such as aquariums… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Deputy collapses in jail parking lot

By Tonya Alanez An on-duty Broward sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after collapsing Friday afternoon, authorities said. “We had a deputy that went into cardiac arrest in the parking lot right at the Main Jail,” said Gina Carter, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened about 2 p.m…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Deputy collapses in jail parking lot

By Tonya Alanez An on-duty Broward sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after collapsing Friday afternoon, authorities said. “We had a deputy that went into cardiac arrest in the parking lot right at the Main Jail,” said Gina Carter, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened about 2 p.m…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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600 come to Fort Lauderdale to work on climate change

By David Fleshler About 600 government officials, environmental leaders and business executives gathered in Fort Lauderdale this week to discuss how to fight sea-level rise and other effects of the warming climate. The meeting took place at the Broward County Convention Center, just yards from the upward creeping… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday that the eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings. It’s the second-highest Thursday night preview tally following the $57 million… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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