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Senate, House to ‘hammer’ out gap in tax cuts

Differences remain over a wide range of tax savings, with proposals that would reduce the communications services tax imposed on cable and phone services, eliminate sales taxes on kids’ bicycle helmets, create a sales tax holiday for gym memberships and expand a tax credit program for investments in low-income communities. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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Teacher charged with sexual battery on student in Lighthouse Point | Video

By By Linda Trischitta , Sun Sentinel A private school biology teacher is accused by Lighthouse Point police of committing sexual battery upon a 14-year-old student while in a car that was parked behind a strip mall. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel     ...
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Florida Lottery suspends Pompano Beach retailers | Video

By By Nick Sortal , Sun Sentinel Officials remove equipment from three stores under investigation since August On Wednesday, Florida Lottery officials pulled their machines from three Pompano Beach convenience stores that are linked to one of the state’s most prolific winners. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel     ...
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Florida Lottery suspends Pompano Beach retailers | Video

By By Nick Sortal , Sun Sentinel Officials remove equipment from three stores under investigation since August On Wednesday, Florida Lottery officials pulled their machines from three Pompano Beach convenience stores that are linked to one of the state’s most prolific winners. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Cyclist killed in I-95 crash

Police are investigating after a cyclist was struck and killed Wednesday night in Broward County. Police said the cyclist was crossing the northbound Interstate 95 exit ramp to eastbound Hallandale Beach Boulevard when a person driving a Ford E250 van traveling northbound on the exit ramp struck the cyclist. The person driving the van fled the scene, but was followed by a witness who confronted the driver when he stopped at a gas station. That man then returned to the scene of the accident before fleeing again. The man who drove the van was followed again and apprehended at Northeast Second Avenue in Hallandale Beach. The cyclist was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No other details were immediately released. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Watch Local 10 News and refresh Local10.com for updates on this story. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Senate President Don Gaetz pushes open records attorney bill, but for whose benefit?

This year, Senate President Don Gaetz’s priorities include a bill that could improve business for attorneys specializing in public records lawsuits, a group that includes his son, state Rep. Matt Gaetz. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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