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Jogger finds man's body floating in Intracoastal

By Tonya Alanez A jogger discovered a man’s body drifting in the Intracoastal Waterway in Lauderdale-by-theSea early Friday morning, authorities said. The man’s identity is being withheld until police notify next of kin. The body was found at 6:13 a.m. at 4401 W. Tradewinds Ave., immediately northeast of the Commercial… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Family mourns Coral Springs man killed in I-95 crash on MLK Day

By Lisa J. Huriash Funeral services are scheduled Monday for a Coral Springs father of three who died while driving to work during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Armando Lopez, 38, worked for a vending company filling machines, mostly in schools, and was on his way to a job site on Jan. 15, Lopez’s family… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Judge admits running unethical race. Is she fit to keep job?

By Marc Freeman She is a judge who argues that her ethical lapses while running for office don’t mean she’s unfit for the job. But the state’s judicial watchdog disagrees and now the Florida Supreme Court will decide Palm Beach County Judge Dana Santino‘s fate. Unlike other races for public office, campaigns for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Former FAU, Hagerty quarterback Jason Driskel talks about decision to end career

By Chris Hays Not many college football players get to ride off into the sunset on their own terms. For former Hagerty star Jason Driskel, who just completed an impressive redshirt junior season as quarterback at FAU, he has come to that point in his life. He accomplished his college football goals, is graduating… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New York Jet Robby Anderson arrested in Sunrise, accused of threatening officer's family

By Linda Trischitta Robby Anderson, 24, a wide receiver for the New York Jets who lives in Sunrise, was arrested in that city early Friday morning after police say he was speeding, driving recklessly and made threats against a police officer. The 2011 graduate of South Plantation High School is accused of threatening… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New York Jet Robby Anderson arrested in Sunrise, accused of threatening officer's family

By Linda Trischitta Robby Anderson, 24, a wide receiver for the New York Jets who lives in Sunrise, was arrested in that city early Friday morning after police say he was speeding, driving recklessly and made threats against a police officer. The 2011 graduate of South Plantation High School is accused of threatening… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Supreme Court will decide on Trump's travel ban

By David G. Savage The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether President Trump has the legal power to bar tens of thousands of visitors and immigrants from several mostly Muslim nations from entering this country. The court’s ruling could be one of its most significant pronouncements on the chief executive’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy

By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba in order to starve the island’s military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Demolition begins at site of massive new condo project in downtown Boca Raton

By Marci Shatzman Demolition has started in Boca Raton to make way for three nine-story condo buildings that’ll be one of the largest developments downtown. The new development, which will offer 384 units, comes as the downtown keeps seeing more apartment and condo buildings rise. Monarch Boca Raton, originally… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump delays latest Mar-a-Lago trip until spending bill passes

By Denis Slattery President Donald Trump will remain in Washington until a spending bill passes the Senate, the White House said early Friday. Trump had been set to jet off to Palm Beach in the afternoon to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. Officials said… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Trump delays latest Mar-a-Lago trip until spending bill passes

By Denis Slattery President Donald Trump will remain in Washington until a spending bill passes the Senate, the White House said early Friday. Trump had been set to jet off to Palm Beach in the afternoon to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. Officials said… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Brightline deploys employees to crossings after rail deaths

By Rafael Olmeda The Brightline train service will deploy employees to key intersections from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach to promote safety and educate the public about the need to steer clear of railroad crossings when trains approach. Patrick Goddard, president and CEO of the rail line that debuted its… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Brightline deploys employees to crossings after rail deaths

By Rafael Olmeda The Brightline train service will deploy employees to key intersections from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach to promote safety and educate the public about the need to steer clear of railroad crossings when trains approach. Patrick Goddard, president and chief operating officer of the rail line… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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MTV's 'Jersey Shore' cast returning to Miami for new 'Family Vacation' show

By Johnny Diaz “Jersey Shore” is back in the 305. The guys and girls from MTV’s reality series are filming a new season called “Family Vacation.” The network and cast members announced the news this week, and some of the crew have already Tweeted that they’re in South Florida for the production. One Tweet shows… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Power Lunch: Legislature wraps up week 2, mayoral race turns ugly

By Dan Sweeney Greetings from Day 11 of the 60-day legislative session in Tallahassee. As is typical of a Friday, it’s pretty quiet here, with just a couple of committee meetings in the House and nothing going on in the Senate. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been a busy week. Going back to college: After having… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Ask a real estate pro: Can you speak at an association meeting with a proxy? That depends

By Gary M. Singer A: My condo association is going to have our annual meeting and our neighbor is going to be representing her son at this year’s meeting. She understands that as a limited proxy she can only vote the will of the owner, and she will be voting according to his wishes. Her son has some comments he… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Self-driving cars will alter South Florida roads. Here's how.

By Wayne K. Roustan In the next decade or so, your commute is going to look a lot different as self-driving cars hit South Florida’s roads. Among the changes you can expect: Narrower lanes, flyover ramps at intersections, fewer public parking lots and more shortcuts through neighborhoods, say local traffic managers,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Amazon hikes monthly Prime membership prices by 18 percent to $12.99

By Jing Cao Amazon.com is looking to squeeze more money out of monthly subscribers to its free two-day shipping service, which could persuade many of them to sign up for annual subscriptions. Monthly subscribers to Amazon Prime now have to pay $12.99 each month, an 18 percent jump, according to Amazon’s website…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Unemployment falls further in South Florida, but job creation slows

By Marcia Heroux Pounds South Florida ended 2017 with lower unemployment, but also slowing job growth compared with a year ago. The December rate was 3.4 percent in Broward County, 3.6 percent in Palm Beach County and 4.5 percent in Miami-Dade County, according to data released Friday by Florida’s Department of Economic… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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