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Holy rip-off, Batman! Fortune in comics stolen from collector

By Wayne K. Roustan A fortune in Batman comics has been stolen from a West Boca man and he is reaching out to the comic-collecting community around the world in the hopes of getting nearly 450 prized books back. In a letter posted on social media sites, Randy Lawrence said his registered collection was valued at $1.4… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Read the governor's order suspending Palm Beach County elections chief Susan Bucher

Governor Ron DeSantis suspended Palm Beach County elections supervisor Susan Bucher Friday following a series of controversies after the 2018 election in November. Read the full executive order here. In a statement, the governor said: “Today, we turn our attention to the need to restore faith in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fire rips through two-story office building

By Wayne K. Roustan There was heavy damage but no reported injuries following a fire that “gutted” an office building in Dania Beach, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue said. Smoke and flames in the building at 4491 Stirling Road were reported by several 911 callers about 11 a.m. Friday, officials said. “When firefighters… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fire rips through two-story office building

By Wayne K. Roustan There was heavy damage but no reported injuries following a fire that “gutted” an office building in Dania Beach, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue said. Smoke and flames in the building at 4491 Stirling Road were reported by several 911 callers about 11 a.m. Friday, officials said. “When firefighters… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Pumped up for this weekend? Wodapalooza workout festival is here to get you in shape.

By Johnny Diaz Downtown Miami will once again be invaded by bodybuilders and other really fit people this weekend. They’re in town for the return of the Wodapalooza fitness festival (Wod stands for “Workout of the day”), which runs Friday through Sunday at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd. Launched in 2012, the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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More jobs, less unemployment in 2018

By Marcia Heroux Pounds No wonder there are “hiring” signs nearly everywhere. In South Florida, there was an increase of more than 57,000 jobs in 2018 than a year earlier. At the same time, unemployment is lower than it has been in over a decade, according to the state’s final monthly unemployment and job creation report… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Blessing or curse: When a small Hollywood beach cafe is ranked No. 13 in U.S. by Yelp

By Michael Mayo Cafe Club by Les Artistes near Hollywood beach does not look like much from the outside: a sidewalk scattering of small tables and rattan chairs beneath an orange-tinted window adorned with fake cherry blossoms. There’s not much inside: a tiny space with eight stools and a cramped kitchen counter… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Country Megaticket season in West Palm Beach includes Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley

By Ben Crandell The 2019 Country Megaticket packages of six summer concerts at Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach are about to go on sale, with a lineup that includes Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts and Chris Young. One more headliner for the Live Nation-produced series… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Governor to suspend Palm Beach elections supervisor Susan Bucher over 2018 recounts

By Steve Bousquet Susan Bucher, the long-time supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County, was facing suspension Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis following a series of post-election controversies. DeSantis called a press conference for 1 p.m. Friday at The Historical Museum of Palm Beach. The advisory did not list a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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In 'Parkland Speaks,' students fight tragedy and despair with words and activism

By Phillip Valys In Stacey Lippel’s creative writing class, Joaquin Oliver’s paper heart fell on the floor. Madalyn Snyder, his class buddy, helped stick the pink cutout to Oliver’s peach-colored shirt. They talked about sharing the valentines with their sweethearts after school. Then pandemonium erupted outside… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Brightline offers free rides for federal employees

By Wayne K. Roustan Brightline is the latest organization to offer help to federal employees feeling a financial pinch during the government shut down. The higher-speed passenger train service is giving free rides on its Smart Coaches between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations. Federal employees must… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Brightline offers free rides for federal employees

By Wayne K. Roustan Brightline is the latest organization to offer help to federal employees feeling a financial pinch during the government shut down. The higher-speed passenger train service is giving free rides on its Smart Coaches between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations. Federal employees must… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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BuzzFeed's Michael Cohen story, if true, looks to be the most damning to date for Trump

By Aaron Blake Predicting President Donald Trump’s imminent demise has made fools of people since the moment he launched his presidential campaign. But the latest blockbuster story about the Russia investigation is different. If Robert Mueller III has the evidence he reportedly has – that Trump asked Michael… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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What to do with your kids this weekend: festivals, animal feedings, concerts and more

By Jennifer Boehm Our picks for top family events this weekend in South Florida include the following: Frost Science Mini-Camp: Biotech Bash, Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Open to grades K-5, Mini-Camps will spark a sense of curiosity and excitement in your budding scientist as they spend the day exploring the museum’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland city manager plans to resign rather than be fired

By Lisa J. Huriash Parkland City Manager Bob Payton has agreed to resign rather than be fired. Payton has sparred with Mayor Christine Hunschofsky, who asked the commission to fire him at Wednesday’s meeting. “You don’t have the votes to get rid of me,” Payton told her, but he agreed to leave his job anyway. Payton,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Parkland city manager plans to resign rather than be fired

By Lisa J. Huriash Parkland City Manager Bob Payton has agreed to resign rather than be fired. Payton has sparred with Mayor Christine Hunschofsky, who asked the commission to fire him at Wednesday’s meeting. “You don’t have the votes to get rid of me,” Payton told her, but he agreed to leave his job anyway. Payton,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fort Lauderdale's Beach Place is up for sale

By Lisa J. Huriash The Gallery at Beach Place — the 22-year-old mall that’s footsteps from the beach in Fort Lauderdale — is for sale. It’s unknown what changes, if any, would be in store for the complex, which went up for sale in December. A spokesman for Thor Equities, the leasing agent, declined to comment, including… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fort Lauderdale's Beach Place is up for sale

By Lisa J. Huriash The Gallery at Beach Place — the 22-year-old mall that’s footsteps from the beach in Fort Lauderdale — is for sale. It’s unknown what changes, if any, would be in store for the complex, which went up for sale in December. A spokesman for Thor Equities, the leasing agent, declined to comment, including… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Soldier from South Florida among the 4 Americans killed in Syria suicide bombing, military says

By Doug Phillips A soldier from Boynton Beach was among the four Americans killed in an explosion at a marketplace in Manbij, Syria, the Department of Defense announced Friday. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer was assignedto the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Fort Campbell,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Two hospitalized after car goes into lake that's up to 30 feet deep

By Doug Phillips Two people were hospitalized Thursday night after the car they were in went into a lake in West Boca. Shortly after 10 p.m., Palm Beach County Fire Rescue was called to the scene in the Whisper Walk community near Springlake Drive and Palm Lane about reports of a vehicle into a lake, said Capt…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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