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Longtime Fort Lauderdale commissioner Carlton Moore dies at 60 | Offer condolences

By By Robert Nolin , Sun Sentinel He was an unstinting champion of the poor, fiercely representing the city’s black community over two decades as a Fort Lauderdale commissioner. As a politician, he decried corruption. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel     ...
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Olympic Heights students create Holocaust Memorial Wall

By By Lois K. Solomon, Sun Sentinel The monument will be on permanent display at the school It started out as a class project and evolved to captivate more than one-third of the Olympic Heights High School student body: A memorial wall of Holocaust victims’ names, attached to colorful beaded strings. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Ex-wife testifies in molestation trial of former youth mentor | Video

By By Rafael Olmeda , Sun Sentinel The former wife of a youth mentor accused of repeatedly molesting teenage boys in his care took the stand on Wednesday, telling a Broward jury that she once walked in on her husband and one of his accusers. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Ex-wife testifies in molestation trial of former youth mentor | Video

By By Rafael Olmeda , Sun Sentinel The former wife of a youth mentor accused of repeatedly molesting teenage boys in his care took the stand on Wednesday, telling a Broward jury that she once walked in on her husband and one of his accusers. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel     ...
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More Than 7 Million Americans Sign Up For Health Care By Deadline

By Dvon WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says 7.1 million Americans enrolled for health care coverageby Monday’s midnight deadline. He’s praising the achievement of overcoming lost weeks at the start of sign-ups last fall. Obama says the law has not fixed the health care system but it has made it a lot better. He says there is no reason to go back, in an apparent reference to Republican efforts to repeal the law. Obama made his remarks in the White House Rose Garden Tuesday after his administration announced the key milestone in the 4-year-old law. The total surpasses a threshold that had once been in doubt because of computer setbacks at the start of sign-ups in the fall. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below. In a key milestone for the 4-year-old health care law, the Obama administration says more than 7 million people signed up for health care through insurance exchanges, surpassing a threshold once seen as unattainable. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday that the figure was reached by Monday’s midnight deadline for sign-ups. “The fact that the 7 million number has been reached allows us to step back …read more Source: The Westside Gazette     ...
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