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Two men wounded by gunfire, Boynton Beach police say

By Linda Trischitta Two men struck by gunfire turned up Monday at two Palm Beach County hospitals and Boynton Beach police say they are part of an ongoing shooting investigation. Investigators are asking the public for help with the case. Just before midnight Monday, officers went to the 1900 block of Northeast First… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Official: U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

By Jon Gambrell A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said. The incident involving the USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship based in Bahrain as part of the U.S. Navy’s 5th… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'Bachelorette' recap: Did Miami's Bryan Abasolo charm Rachel Lindsay's family?

By Johnny Diaz Rachel Lindsay is down to three suitors on ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” and they needed to pass the ultimate test — winning over her family in Dallas. In last week’s episode, Lindsay met the families of the final four contestants and sent Dean Unglert home. Her hometown date with Bryan Abasolo brought… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Bush’s Baked Beans recalled because of defective cans

By Rachel Spacek Certain cans of Bush’s Best Baked Beans — Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans — are being recalled because of a potential problem with a seam on the cans. People should get rid of the recalled beans even if the food does not seem to be spoiled, Bush… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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AT&T hiring for 60 jobs in retail and Sunrise call center

By Marcia Heroux Pounds AT&T has about 60 jobs available at its retail stores in South Florida and its call center in Sunrise, company spokeswoman Kelly Starling said Tuesday. The retail jobs are in Davie, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Aventura, Coral Gables, Hialeah and Miami… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Daughter of Miami mayor seeks to replace retiring Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

By Doug Phillips In a posting to her Facebook page Tuesday, Raquel Regalado announced she is a candidate for the congressional seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. “I’m running for congress because we cannot afford to live in South Florida,” Regalado said after introducing herself as an… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'It ate his toes off,' caller tells 911 after southwest Florida alligator attack

By The Associated Press and the Web Authorities say a Florida was bitten several times by an alligator at a retention pond. News outlets report Frederic Iman was attacked Monday morning.Charlotte County Fire and EMS said in a news release that emergency crews responded about 10:20 a.m. after a man suffered serious injuries from the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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BOGO free wings at Hooter's on National Chicken Wing Day

By Doreen Christensen Here’s a smokin’ hot deal: Munch on free chicken wings at Hooter’s on Saturday during National Chicken Wing Day on Saturday, July 29. Stop in at participating restaurants to get a 10 new smoked wings when you buy 10. The offer’s also good on traditioanl or boneless varieties. No coupon is necessary. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump asks about firing Sessions, calls his position 'weak'

By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, officials say, and launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy. “Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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18-year-old in Central Florida wins $26,000 a year for life

By Krista Torralva Daniela Leon Ruz paid $1 for a scratch-off ticket at Publix. That purchase turned into quite an investment. The Florida Lottery announced that 18-year-old Ruz, of Orlando, won the top prize in the new $500-a-week-for-life Scratch-Off game. Ruz chose to receive the money in annual payments of $26,000… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dragon Challenge to be replaced with new Harry Potter ride at Universal in Orlando

By Dewayne Bevil The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will get a new thrill ride at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, but lose an old one in the process this year. The last day to ride Dragon Challenge will be Sept. 4. The two-sided, intertwined, inverted coaster was one of the original rides for IOA’s grand opening… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Today's 'feels like' temperature about 100; slight chance of showers

By Doug Phillips The heat is on across South Florida. The temperature may not reach 100, but it will feel that way. According to the National Weather Service, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday. Otherwise it will be partly sunny with a high in the low 90s. But given the humidity… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Giancarlo Stanton homers twice (yes, again), Adam Conley cruises in Marlins’ win over Rangers

By Tim Healey Giancarlo Stanton failed again Monday to hit three home runs in one game, but the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers, 4-0, anyway. Stanton stopped at a mere two long balls, a two-run shot to left field in the first inning and a solo homer to right field in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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John McCain, battling brain cancer, to return to Senate for health care vote

By Associated Press Arizona Sen. John McCain is returning to the Senate on Tuesday to vote on GOP health care legislation just days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.McCain’s office made the dramatic announcement late Monday in a brief statement saying he looks forward “to continue working on important legislation… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Boynton man arrested in crash that seriously injured FAU student, report says

By the Web The Palm Beach Post is reporting that a Boynton Beach man has been arrested for allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash that left an FAU student in a coma. The crash happened Feb. 24 about three miles from campus. David Paul Blum, 51, is facing a charge of hit-and-run in a crash involving serious… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Reward offered for tips related to Fort Lauderdale triple shooting

By Tonya Alanez Police are looking for tips related to a triple shooting last Thursday in Fort Lauderdale. Stanley Julien, 18, was shot and killed while driving west in the 1500 block of Northwest 16th Court. He died at the scene, said Detective Tracy Figone, a spokeswoman for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Boca asks Mizner 200 developer to add more park space amid luxury apartments

By Aric Chokey During the past two years, a developer has fine-tuned plans to build nearly 400 luxury apartments in downtown Boca Raton. But building Mizner 200 will have to wait longer. City Council members on Monday night asked Coral Springs-based El-ad National Properties to make another round of adjustments… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pull health care out of its 'death spiral' | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board By any means they can, Donald Trump and the Republican rulers in Congress remain hell-bent on destroying the Affordable Care Act that has given better health care and peace of mind to millions of Americans. If the GOP can’t shred the law outright, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New Fla. bill would tighten law on leaving kids in hot cars

By Lisa J. Huriash It’s illegal to leave a child unattended for 16 minutes or longer in a hot car in Florida. But 15 minutes is a whole different story. Under Florida law, leaving a child in a car for a shorter period of time is legal as long as the car’s engine is turned off. Now, the mayor of Coral Springs and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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