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Family fun: Summer workshops, military day, boat show best bets for weekend

By Jennifer Jhon Bass Pro Shops in Miami and Dania Beach launch their “Summer Camp” program on Saturday, bringing free family fun to the giant outdoors stores. Free games and activities, crafts and outdoors workshops run from noon to 4 p.m. every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday through July 22. Workshops suited for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland siblings David and Lauren Hogg visited 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

By Johnny Diaz It was a reunion of sorts for Parkland siblings David and Lauren Hogg and NBC late night comedian Jimmy Fallon. The Hoggs stopped by Fallon’s “The Tonight Show” Tuesday night where they promoted their new book, “#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line.” Wearing an orange tag that with read… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman was drunk when fleeing scene of fatal motorcycle crash, cops say

By Wayne K. Roustan A Fort Lauderdale woman didn’t cause the crash that killed a Davie motorcyclist — but she fled the scene afterward and had a blood alcohol level that was nearly three times Florida’s legal limit for driving, according to investigators. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on Nov. 26 when Joanne… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman was drunk when fleeing scene of fatal motorcycle crash, cops say

By Wayne K. Roustan A Fort Lauderdale woman didn’t cause the crash that killed a Davie motorcyclist — but she fled the scene afterward and had a blood alcohol level that was nearly three times Florida’s legal limit for driving, according to investigators. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on Nov. 26 when Joanne… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Hallandale may settle wrongful death suit after fatal SWAT raid

By Meryl Kornfield The City of Hallandale Beach is considering paying the family of a man who died after being shot by a SWAT team carrying out an early-morning search warrant in his home. Howard Bowe, 34, died 11 days after the May 8, 2014 fatal raid when officers were serving a search warrant as part of a narcotics… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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National Selfie Day: Free 'Frylus' and smartphone stand at McDonald's on Thursday

By Doreen Christensen Forget the first day of summer on June 21. This promotion is all about you. Get a free “Frylus,” at McDonald’s with purchase of a Quarter Pounder to celebrate National Selfie Day on Thursday. The chain is giving away 100,000 styluses that looks like a french fry along with bonus smartphone stands… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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During Pride Month, candidates seek votes in South Florida's LGBT community

By Anthony Man It’s LGBT Pride Month, which means politicians — especially Democrats — are making forays into the LGBT community, hoping to win support among a key constituency for the August primary and November general election. Four of the five major Democratic candidates have visited, or are about to visit,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida Democratic Party chairwoman sees 'energy and excitement' around midterm elections

By Christine Sexton Terrie Rizzo was selected in December to lead the Florida Democratic Party after former Chairman Stephen Bittel abruptly quit following accusations by female workers and consultants that he created an uncomfortable work atmosphere. Rizzo, 70, was elevated to lead the state party after chairing… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Seaweed assaults South Florida beaches

By David Fleshler Thick mats of seaweed have washed up on South Florida beaches in recent weeks, creating a tangled, squishy barrier between swimmers and the ocean. The seaweed, a brownish variety called sargassum, arrived largely from the Caribbean, where rotting seaweed has piled up on beaches and driven away… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Seaweed assaults South Florida beaches

By David Fleshler Thick mats of seaweed have washed up on South Florida beaches in recent weeks, creating a tangled, squishy barrier between swimmers and the ocean. The seaweed, a brownish variety called sargassum, arrived largely from the Caribbean, where rotting seaweed has piled up on beaches and driven away… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Giant operation against wildlife crime in 93 countries

International police agency Interpol says a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in millions of dollars’ worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world. The monthlong operation involved 93 countries in May, the statement said. The… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Driver in fatal hit-and-run leaves Jeep at the scene

By Tonya Alanez Hallandale Beach police are asking for the public’s help finding the man who crashed his Jeep into another car, killed the driver and fled. The suspect, a man believed to be about 24 years old, ditched his gray 2014 Jeep Wrangler at the scene of the fatal hit-and-run late Sunday night, police said. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Driver in fatal hit-and-run leaves Jeep at the scene

By Tonya Alanez Hallandale Beach police are asking for the public’s help finding the man who crashed his Jeep into another car, killed the driver and fled. The suspect, a man believed to be about 24 years old, ditched his gray 2014 Jeep Wrangler at the scene of the fatal hit-and-run late Sunday night, police said. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Vigil for XXXTentacion brings out family, friends and fans to site of young rapper's killing

By Brett Clarkson XXXTentacion’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, knelt just a few feet from the shooting site and cried. In front of her, candles and flowers and messages written in chalk covered the sidewalk near where her son, one of the most famous young rappers in the world, had been shot in his car and left for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Vigil for XXXTentacion brings out family, friends and fans to site of young rapper's killing

By Brett Clarkson XXXTentacion’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, knelt just a few feet from the shooting site and cried. In front of her, candles and flowers and messages written in chalk covered the sidewalk near where her son, one of the most famous young rappers in the world, had been shot in his car and left for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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United States leaving U.N. human rights council

By Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley, Trump’s envoy… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Northeast High might get new building

By Scott Travis Northeast High Oakland Park may get 24 new classrooms as the school district tries to make good on long-needed improvements to the neglected school. The proposal, which School Board members favored at a Tuesday workshop, would add another $6 million to the already escalating project costs. Northeast… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Northeast High might get new building

By Scott Travis Northeast High Oakland Park may get 24 new classrooms as the school district tries to make good on long-needed improvements to the neglected school. The proposal, which School Board members favored at a Tuesday workshop, would add another $6 million to the already escalating project costs. Northeast… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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