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Hills QB Holly Neher cashes in on historic start with 51-27 win over Pompano Beach

By Gary Curreri, Correspondent Hollywood Hills junior quarterback Holly Neher made history Friday night as she became the first female quarterback to start a varsity football game in Broward County. Neher started the team’s 51-27 win over Pompano Beach High School at Cooper City High School in style as she found Shelton in the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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And the top wedding song in Florida is...

By Johnny Diaz Spotify recently released its list of top wedding songs in the United States. And, naturally, Florida’s song has a catchy tropical dance beat. It’s “La Gozadera” by Gente de Zona, the Cuban reggaeton duo made up of Randy Malcom Martinez and Alexander Delgado. The 2016 song, which also features… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Prosecutors seek more charges against cops accused of falsifying reports

By Brooke Baitinger Two Boynton Beach police officers may face additional charges of falsifying records to cover up a beating caught on camera, according to documents filed in court this week. Sgt. Philip Antico, a Boynton police supervisor, arranged for three officers to rewrite their police reports to justify the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Donald Trump supporters are already normal | Opinion

By Gary Abernathy | Special to The Washington Post HILLSBORO, Ohio — Across southern Ohio, northern Kentucky and other parts of the Cincinnati media market, actor George Clooney’s father was a celebrity long before his now-famous son. In the 1960s and ’70s, Nick Clooney hosted variety shows out of Cincinnati — in the days when the city was a hotbed… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Husband of woman lost at sea indicted for allegedly transporting stolen coins

By Larry Barszewski The husband of a Delray Beach woman who went missing at sea has been indicted for knowingly transporting stolen gold and silver coins, many of which were found in his life raft when he was rescued from it by the Coast Guard in May. The federal indictment filed in court Wednesday says Lewis Bennett… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Building codes, nursing homes: State officials figuring out where to go next after Hurricane Irma

By Dan Sweeney As Puerto Rico looks at weeks or even months without power due to Hurricane Maria, in Florida we’re in hindsight mode post-Irma. A criminal investigation into ten deaths at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills is unlikely to result in criminal charges sticking to the owner or anyone employed… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Warning shot fired after food delivery driver mistaken for burglar, deputies say

By Adam Sacasa Delivering food in a neighborhood still dark in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma turned into a frightening ordeal for a West Boca man and left two other men under arrest. It was about 11:30 p.m. Sept. 15 when UberEATS driver Roberto Augustin had just made a delivery in a West Delray neighborhood… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hyde: Mark Richt and Hurricanes back in town, ready for second opener | Commentary

By Dave Hyde He watched The Weather Channel. He talked with his wife, Katharyn. He played a card game called “Double-Deck Shot The Moon” — Richts vs. Richts. “My wife and I stoned Jon and his wife, Anna, two to nothing,” Mark Richt said. “Normally, they win. Not this time. I guess it’s ‘What have you… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Miami and Hialeah ranked among 'Most Fun Cities in America'

By Johnny Diaz How fun is Miami? Enough to rank fourth in a new WalletHub study of “Most Fun Cities in America.” The Magic City is behind Las Vegas, which the credit-reporting company’s study named the most fun city, followed by Orlando and New York, according to WPLG.com. Hialeah, known as “The City of Progress,”… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Deadline extended to Oct. 20 for Sun Sentinel's Top Workplace of the Year

By Cindy Kent Due to Hurricane Irma, the Sun Sentinel has extended the deadline for entries to its annual Top Workplace of the Year program, where local employers agree to let their employees submit comments as to why their organization should be honored as a top workplace in South Florida. The new deadline for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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The many ways people have died from Hurricane Irma

By Dan Sweeney, Lisa J. Huriash It wasn’t Hurricane Irma’s powerful winds that killed Floridians. They died from drownings, heart attacks, electrocution, carbon monoxide poisoning and in crashes and falls, among other causes. The Florida Division of Emergency Management, relying on information from county medical examiners, this… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Watch Friday's hurricane summit meeting about nursing homes live

By Diane C. Lade You can watch live Friday’s hurricane summit meeting regarding if nursing homes should be required to have generators and other measures that could keep seniors safe. The Nursing Center Emergency Preparedness Summit in Tallahassee will be streaming from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on two channels: the Florida… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Toys R Us plans to hire thousands of seasonal workers despite bankruptcy

By James F. Peltz Toys R Us Inc. said Thursday that it plans to again hire thousands of part-time workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season despite the toy chain’s bankruptcy filing this week. The company did not specify the number of additional hires for this year’s holidays. In recent years, it’s added… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pat Riley on Miami Heat, 'We're one step away'

By Ira Winderman Miami Heat President Pat Riley addressed the upcoming season Friday at AmericanAirlines Arena in advance of Monday’s media day and then Tuesday’s start of training camp at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Among the topics he touched upon: — He said he does not expect to add a 20th player… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Skull-like image of Hurricane Maria seen as 'eerie'

By Brett Clarkson They were two monster storms, and in some satellite images that’s exactly what they look like. An image of Hurricane Maria, which has churned in the Atlantic after pulverizing several Caribbean islands, resembles an angry zombie. It’s a reminder of a freaky image last year of Hurricane Matthew,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'I thought it was over,' dad says after airborne vehicle hits family's car

By Mike Clary Terrence and Kristal Embery and their three young children were heading home with a take-out cheese steak dinner one recent Friday night when what felt like a bomb exploded on the hood of their car. “I thought it was over for me and my family,” said Terrence Embery, 27. “Wow. I thought, ‘I’m not… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'I thought it was over,' dad says after airborne vehicle hits family's car

By Mike Clary Terrence and Kristal Embery and their three young children were heading home with a take-out cheese steak dinner one recent Friday night when what felt like a bomb exploded on the hood of their car. “I thought it was over for me and my family,” said Terrence Embery, 27. “Wow. I thought, ‘I’m not… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Kim Jong Un insults Trump — a 'mentally deranged U.S. dotard' — and hints at weapons test

By Foster Klug North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and hinting at frightening new weapons tests. It was the first time for a North Korean leader to issue such a direct statement against a U.S. president,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Woman, stepmom accused of beating driver unconscious on road, reports say

By Doug Phillips An argument between women in two cars ended with a beat down on a roadway north of Tampa and the arrest of a stepmother and her daughter, reports say. The incident that another driver recorded on cellphone video happened Tuesday afternoon in Pasco County when Alicia Nikole Scarduzio, 20, and her… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Illinois father killed sons, set house on fire then hanged self as wife slept: authorities

By Associated Press Authorities in Bloomington, Illinois, say a 33-year-old man hid his family’s cellphones, killed his two children and intentionally set a house fire before hanging himself. Police on Wednesday identified the man as Eric Ringenberg. Officials identified the two boys only by their initials, 2-year-old… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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