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Florida takes away license of doctor with troubled past

By Stephen Hobbs Florida on Friday took away the license of a Tampa-area doctor, ending the career of a man state health regulators allowed to keep practicing for years despite accusations he mishandled the care of multiple patients who died. The latest action against Dr. Mark Kantzler centered on his treatment… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump strategist Bannon takes step back from Roy Moore during Broward talk

By Anthony Man Steve Bannon, the strategist who guided Donald Trump during the final phase of his campaign and early months of his presidency, told a South Florida audience Friday that critics won’t be satisfied unless they can drive Trump from office, ridiculed the idea of election-season collusion with the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Trump strategist Steve Bannon steps back from Roy Moore during Broward talk

By Anthony Man Steve Bannon, the strategist who guided Donald Trump during the final phase of his campaign and early months of his presidency, told a South Florida audience Friday that critics won’t be satisfied unless they can drive Trump from office, ridiculed the idea of election-season collusion with the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Snakes in South Florida: 'They always come back'

By Brian Ballou Everyone thought the snakes would be gone by now. But they are lingering, months after a summer deluge pushed them out of their hiding spots and into people’s yards. Although they usually stay hidden, that’s not the case in some South Florida neighborhoods. And it’s not just your garden variety… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Six suspected MS-13 gang members accused in two slayings near Lake Worth

By Adam Sacasa Six members of the notorious street gang MS-13 — five of them juveniles — have been arrested after committing two murders and numerous robberies in the Lake Worth area, investigators said Friday. All six are in the U.S. illegally, authorities said. Only the adult suspect, Victor Manuel Fuentes,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Jameis Winston accused of grabbing the crotch of a female Uber driver

By Chuck Schilken The NFL is investigating allegations that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston grabbed the crotch of a female Uber driver last year, according to BuzzFeed News. When asked by the Tampa Bay Times to confirm the report, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said, “The matter is under review.” McCarthy… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Three households burglarized by distraction thieves, Broward Sheriff's Office says

By Linda Trischitta Two men targeted four Pompano Beach residents — ages 77 to 97 — by pretending to work for the Florida Power & Light Company and entering homes to steal cash and jewelry worth $25,475, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Kurt Kuhn, 37, of North Lauderdale, who is also known as James Lewis,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.

By Abha Bhattarai Early in November, Kathy Woods calls a family meeting to discuss the season’s pressing question: Matching Christmas pajamas in stripes or solids? The routine began casually enough about five years ago, Woods said, but has become an annual holiday tradition that includes her three children, her… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Shootings in Lauderhill leave one dead, one hospitalized

By Linda Trischitta Gunfire in Lauderhill left one man dead, a second man hospitalized and a third person being questioned by detectives, police said Friday. The shootings brought police to the 3100 block of Northwest Second St. at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Lt. Michael Santiago said. Officers found one man dead at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Shootings in Lauderhill leave one dead, one hospitalized

By Linda Trischitta Gunfire in Lauderhill left one man dead, a second man hospitalized and a third person being questioned by detectives, police said Friday. The shootings brought police to the 3100 block of Northwest Second St. at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Lt. Michael Santiago said. Officers found one man dead at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses he has Parkinson's disease

By Sophia Tareen The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago and he could no longer… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Stephen Bittel out as Fla. Democratic Party chair

By Dan Sweeney Life comes at you fast. Bittel out: Late last night, Politico Florida reported that Florida Democratic Party chair Stephen Bittel kept a breast-shaped stress ball on his desk and that young staffers were encouraged not to be alone in a room with the man, who would invite young women for rides in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'The Leaf Magician' entertains on Miami's Calle Ocho 

By Natalie Sarracino At age 17, back in Cuba, Angel Zoilo Perera grabbed a green ficus leaf from a tree, pressed it between his lips and began to blow — but he became dizzy. Once his brother-in-law showed him how to play the leaf properly, Perera’s life was forever changed. He became “El Mago de la Hoja” (the Leaf… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida Democratic Party leader resigns after report of "creepy" behavior

By Gray Rohrer TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democratic Party chairman Stephen Bittel is stepping down after a report detailing a hostile and “creepy” work environment he created for women. “When my personal situation becomes distracting to our core mission of electing Democrats and making Florida better, it is time… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sick of Thanksgiving recipes? Try this zombie apocalypse alternative dinner

By Agatha French After a long day, it’s never easy deciding what to serve for dinner — especially if that day entailed surviving the zombie apocalypse with limited resources and trembling, bare hands. Luckily for the amateur survivalist, “The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide” answers that… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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The Fashion Mall is no more: Workers wrap up demolition

By Lisa J. Huriash The Fashion Mall — the Plantation shopping destination that closed a decade ago — has been demolished. Crews have completed removing more than 28,000 tons of concrete, leaving only office space and a 2,600-space parking garage. Meanwhile, the groundwork has begun for its replacement: Plantation… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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The Fashion Mall is no more: Workers wrap up demolition

By Lisa J. Huriash The Fashion Mall — the Plantation shopping destination that closed a decade ago — has been demolished. Crews have completed removing more than 28,000 tons of concrete, leaving only office space and a 2,600-space parking garage. Meanwhile, the groundwork has begun for its replacement: Plantation… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Police dog sniffs out stolen purse and purse snatcher, cops say

By Anna Commander, WPEC-CBS12 Maybe it was the scent of a crime. After a woman’s purse was grabbed from the table of an outdoor restaurant, it didn’t take long for a police dog to sniff out the stolen purse and the man who snatched it, Delray Beach police said. According to police, the incident began Wednesday afternoon when… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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