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Delray soda shop offering CBD in shakes and sundaes

By Al Pefley A south Florida soda fountain is offering milkshakes and sundaes containing something extra — CBD oil. “It’s a hemp product, it’s not coming from marijuana,” said T.J. Dildine, pharmacist and owner of Delray Shores Pharmacy and Soda Fountain. “This is 25 mg of CBD oil, it’s mint chocolate flavored.” … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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How much longer? Pompano residents sickened by sewage demand answers

By Tonya Alanez Tormented by the gagging stench of sewage that spilled for six days, Pompano Beach residents flocked to a community meeting this week to air grievances and push for answers. “There’s not enough understanding of what’s happening. We need better communication. We need more information,” said Sheryle… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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How much longer? Pompano residents sickened by sewage demand answers

By Tonya Alanez Tormented by the gagging stench of sewage that spilled for six days, Pompano Beach residents flocked to a community meeting this week to air grievances and push for answers. “There’s not enough understanding of what’s happening. We need better communication. We need more information,” said Sheryle… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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An emotional support alligator? Yep, and Wally's even cool with people petting him

By Mike Argento On a recent Monday afternoon, Joie Henney walked into the Glatfelter Community Center at the Village at Sprenkle Drive, an assisted-living development north of York, with his emotional support animal on a leash. He walked by an elderly woman sitting on a bench by a window, reading a book. The woman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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21 dead, 71 burned in fire at illegal tap into Mexico fuel pipeline

By Mark Stevenson A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said. The leak was caused by an illegal tap that fuel thieves had drilled into… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on shutdown, border

By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey President Donald Trump says he’ll make a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues. The White House did not immediately provide details on Friday about what the president would be announcing, but… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Jason Van Dyke sentenced to 6 3/4 years in prison for killing of Laquan McDonald

By Megan Crepeau, Christy Gutowski, Jason Meisner, Stacy St. Clair Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 6 ¾ years in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, closing one of the most racially fraught and socially significant chapters in recent Chicago history. After a daylong hearing, Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Who is Wendy Link, the new Palm Beach County supervisor of elections?

By Anthony Man Wendy Sartory Link, the new Palm Beach County supervisor of elections, promised Friday to deliver “open, fair and accurate elections” run by an impartial, nonpartisan office that will restore “every voter’s confidence” in the election system. Friends and colleagues said Link’s background, work… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Who is Wendy Sartory Link, the new Palm Beach County supervisor of elections?

By Anthony Man Wendy Sartory Link, the new Palm Beach County supervisor of elections, promised Friday to deliver “open, fair and accurate elections” run by an impartial, nonpartisan office that will restore “every voter’s confidence” in the election system. Friends and colleagues said Link’s background, work… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis plays partisan politics in suspending Palm Beach Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board For those keeping score, here’s how Florida’s election reforms are shaping up in the aftermath of the November midterm and the run-up to the 2020 presidential election. — Last month, Florida’s former Republican governor suspended the Democratic elections supervisor in Broward — the state’s second-largest… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida school shooting suspect's medical records an issue

By Curt Anderson Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said Friday that his confidential medical records were improperly disclosed to a state investigative panel by someone in the Broward Sheriff’s Office. The attorneys asked Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer to hold another hearing on whether… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gov. DeSantis' suspensions shake up South Florida politics

By David Fleshler, Gray Rohrer Gov. Ron DeSantis’s aggressive assertion of his authority to remove elected officials left Democrats wondering whether he was targeting their party and who might be next. The governor Friday suspended Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher, a move that followed his decision to remove… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Gov. DeSantis' suspensions shake up South Florida politics

By David Fleshler, Gray Rohrer Gov. Ron DeSantis’s aggressive assertion of his authority to remove elected officials left Democrats wondering whether he was targeting their party and who might be next. The governor Friday suspended Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher, a move that followed his decision to remove… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gov. DeSantis ends Brenda Snipes dispute as he lifts suspension and accepts resignation

By Larry Barszewski Gov. Ron DeSantis did something his predecessor could not on Friday: Let former Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes leave office with her dignity intact. DeSantis did away with former Gov. Rick Scott’s suspension of Snipes. To suspend her, Scott cited problems her office had in the November… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Gov. DeSantis ends Brenda Snipes dispute as he lifts suspension and accepts resignation

By Larry Barszewski Gov. Ron DeSantis did something his predecessor could not on Friday: Let former Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes leave office with her dignity intact. DeSantis did away with former Gov. Rick Scott’s suspension of Snipes. To suspend her, Scott cited problems her office had in the November… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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DeSantis rescinds last-minute Scott appointments, including Parkland dad Andrew Pollack

By Gray Rohrer TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rescinded 46 appointments made by his predecessor, Rick Scott, in the final days of his administration, including Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Pollack, who has been vocal on school… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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DeSantis rescinds last-minute Scott appointments, including Parkland dad Andrew Pollack

By Gray Rohrer TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rescinded 46 appointments made by his predecessor Rick Scott in the final days of his administration, including Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Pollack, who has been vocal on school… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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She has an MBA and a doctorate. But apparently she isn't fit to be a secretary in Broward schools.

By Scott Travis It takes more than an MBA and doctorate to get hired as a secretary for the Broward school district. School Board member Lori Alhadeff wants to hire former accountant and college instructor Nathalie Lynch-Walsh as her personal secretary, but administrators won’t allow it. Could it be because Lynch-Walsh… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Government shutdown: Furlough freebies for federal workers | Doreen's Deals

By Doreen Christensen It hasn’t been a good start to the new year for an estimated 13,000 federal workers in Florida who aren’t getting paid because of the partial federal government shutdown, now the longest in history. Sadly, there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight for workers trying to scrape by without paychecks… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold second summit

By Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program, the White House announced Friday. News of a second meeting with the reclusive North Korean leader came after Trump met at the White House… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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