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Tropical moisture forecast to bring heavy rain, possible flooding to South Florida

By Doug Phillips It looks like the rain associated with a tropical wave that has moved from the Bahamas to Florida’s peninsula will arrive Wednesday as the rain chance increases to 70 percent, according to the National Weather Service. When not raining, there will be a lot of cloud cover over the region and a high… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Deerfield suggests following artistic wraps trend

By Elizabeth Roberts Starfish in a turquoise sea adorn the northeast corner of Powerline Road and Hillsboro Boulevard. On Southwest Third Avenue, Bonita-like fish appear against a cobalt blue. A surrealist image of a person in an architectural frame has been posted on Pinterest. Pompano Beach’s use of artistic wraps… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Winderman: Kyrie Irving bidding became too rich for Heat | Commentary

By Ira Winderman Three weeks ago the Miami Heat took the rare step of saying they were out, even when they weren’t necessarily in. Amid the trade speculation regarding Kyrie Irving, ESPN had floated that the Heat “are willing to part” with Goran Dragic and Justise Winslow in a trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers. In… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Federal grant will grow art corridor with 'every inch' a spectacle

By Anne Geggis Art — in all its varieties — will be springing up on a mile-long path that will connect Pompano Beach City Hall to its burgeoning art scene to the west. It should start popping next spring. “Every single inch between here and the I-95 overpass will be some kind of art,” said Terrell Fritz, who wrote… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Federal grant will grow art corridor with 'every inch' a spectacle

By Anne Geggis Art — in all its varieties — will be springing up on a mile-long path that will connect Pompano Beach City Hall to its burgeoning art scene to the west. It should start popping next spring. “Every single inch between here and the I-95 overpass will be some kind of art,” said Terrell Fritz, who wrote… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Thousands of protesters descend on Phoenix ahead of Trump's rally

By Kurtis Lee, Jaweed Kaleem Thousands of people descended on downtown Phoenix Tuesday ahead of President Trump’s visit to the city for a campaign-style rally, with protesters and his supporters shouting at each other as controversy continued over the his assessment that “both sides” were to blame for the racially charged… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Zoo Miami staff shocked as African elephant dies mysteriously

By Anne Geggis One of Zoo Miami’s elephants died Tuesday for reasons that remain shrouded in mystery. Lisa was an African elephant — a species of the largest animals walking the earth, considered vulnerable to extinction, according to conservation groups. At 44 years old, Lisa was reaching the upper average limit… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Zoo Miami staff shocked as African elephant dies mysteriously

By Anne Geggis One of Zoo Miami’s elephants died Tuesday for reasons that remain shrouded in mystery. Lisa was an African elephant — a species of the largest animals walking the earth, considered vulnerable to extinction, according to conservation groups. At 44 years old, Lisa was reaching the upper average limit… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Man accused of DUI manslaughter in crash that killed son of sheriff's deputy

By Yaremi Farinas A man facing charges in a deadly hit-and-run crash that left a Palm Beach County deputy’s son dead was shocked to learn he killed someone, an arrest report says. “How could they have died?” 21-year-old Jacob Gordon asked a sheriff’s investigator, according to the arrest report. “The crash wasn’t… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Nixing Mar-a-Lago event comes with a price for Boca charity, CEO says

By Skyler Swisher A Boca Raton charity that helps kids with developmental disabilities stands to lose $160,000 after it decided not to hold a fundraiser at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, its CEO said. The Unicorn Children’s Foundation became the 16th organization Tuesday to cancel an event planned at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Confederate monument removed from cemetery in West Palm Beach

By Maxine Bentzel, Sabrina Lolo Construction crews on Tuesday removed a Confederate monument from West Palm Beach’s Woodlawn Cemetery. The memorial, which stood in the center of the cemetery since 1941, was vandalized multiple times in the past few weeks. West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio made the decision Monday to have it removed… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Boynton seeks to hire locals to help build new Town Square

By Brooke Baitinger As Boynton Beach moves forward with a $250 million development project, officials want South Floridians to help make the project a reality. The city hosted a job fair Tuesday to attract local laborers and contractors to work on the 16-acre Town Square project, which will become the backbone of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Blockbuster Powerball jackpot sets off sales boom in South Florida

By Dan Sweeney A $700 million jackpot Wednesday, the second largest in Powerball’s history, has meant increased traffic to top lottery sellers. “Oh yes, very busy,” said Mohammad Islam, owner of Farm Food Store in Delray Beach. “Two or three customers in line throughout the day.” Islam excused himself to attend… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hyde: Mark Richt, who nearly quit after losing a QB competition, picks Malik Rosier to lead 2017 'Canes | Commentary

By Dave Hyde The future of the Hurricanes football team now rests on a question that is both uncertain and premature to untangle: How good is Malik Rosier? The coach with more information on Rosier than anyone, after working with and watching him closely for more than a year, hasn’t just made quarterbacks his… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida to execute first inmate since death penalty was reinstated

By Dara Kam, News Service of Florida Florida’s death penalty hiatus is slated to end Thursday, when the state plans to execute the first Death Row prisoner in more than 19 months. But the execution of Mark James Asay — a white supremacist accused of targeting black victims — won’t just be the first lethal injection since early 2016… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Online deals turn into real-time robberies. Now there's help

By Brian Ballou They arranged to sell their valuables but instead of getting cash, they got robbed. In response to a series of such robberies, Pembroke Pines is establishing two safe zones where people who buy or sell over the internet can safely do business. The city joins others such as Sunrise, Boca Raton, Boynton… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Online deals turn into real-time robberies. Now there's help

By Brian Ballou They arranged to sell their valuables but instead of getting cash, they got robbed. In response to a series of such robberies, Pembroke Pines is establishing two safe zones where people who buy or sell over the internet can safely do business. The city joins others such as Sunrise, Boca Raton, Boynton… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Kissimmee cop shooting suspect was in 'downward spiral,' had PTSD, family and friends say

By Christal Hayes Everett Glenn Miller stripped down to his boxers, then marched down an Osceola County road last month carrying a high-powered rifle. The incident, which several friends and family described in detail this week, led to Miller being held for three days on Florida’s Baker Act, which is used to involuntarily… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Satanic symbol at park prompts Boca to discuss ban on all displays

By Aric Chokey Satanic pentagrams, as well as nativity scenes and menorahs, would be outlawed at Boca Raton’s Sanborn Square if the city approves a ban. The City Council is scheduled to consider enacting the ban at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall at 201 W. Palmetto Park Road. Sanborn Square, a city park at 72 N. Federal… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fort Lauderdale apartment tower would house supermarket in urban core

By Brittany Wallman Another high-rise is proposed in downtown Fort Lauderdale, one that would house a supermarket on its ground floor. The Wave rail system is planned to pass by the project, at 212 SE Second Ave., on the southwest corner of Southeast Second Street and Southeast Third Avenue, making it possible for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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