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Deputy injured, suspect on the run after crashing stolen car

By Tonya Alanez A Palm Beach sheriff’s deputy was injured Wednesday evening when the driver of a stolen car rammed through a gate in West Boynton, authorities said. The deputy fired his gun but did not strike anyone and the driver of the stolen car took off, crashed nearby and made a run for it, said Teri Barbera,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida death toll from Hurricane Irma keeps rising

By Lisa J. Huriash While Hurricane Irma wasn’t the strongest storm to make landfall in Florida, it turned out to be one of the deadliest for the state in recent history. The Florida Division of Emergency Management, relying on information from county medical examiners, has now put the total at 72 people who died… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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12 nursing home deaths in Hollywood ruled as homicides

By Tonya Alanez, Erika Pesantes Of the 14 nursing home patients who died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, 12 have been ruled as homicides due to heat exposure, officials said Wednesday. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills was evacuated Sept. 13 when eight elderly residents died in quick succession after the home lost… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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New trail connects Everglades to the ocean

By Anne Geggis Fourteen years after the plan was approved, Broward County has a hiking and biking trail that starts at the Everglades and ends up at the ocean. The $6.8 million Cypress Creek Greenway’s trailhead, at the west end of Atlantic Boulevard and the Sawgrass Expressway, was completed last year, the finishing… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New trail connects Everglades to the ocean

By Anne Geggis Fourteen years after the plan was approved, Broward County has a hiking and biking trail that starts at the Everglades and ends up at the ocean. The $6.8 million Cypress Creek Greenway’s trailhead, at the west end of Atlantic Boulevard and the Sawgrass Expressway, was completed last year, the finishing… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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12 nursing home deaths in Hollywood ruled as homicides

By Tonya Alanez Of the 14 nursing home patients who died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, 12 have been ruled as homicides due to heat exposure, officials said Wednesday. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills was evacuated Sept. 13 when eight elderly residents died in quick succession after the home lost… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Resurgence bringing homes, restaurants and arts to Sistrunk Boulevard

By Brittany Wallman Years of stagnation on Sistrunk Boulevard have given way to a flurry of investment along the black community’s Main Street in Fort Lauderdale. The future for Sistrunk Boulevard/Northwest Sixth Street includes a microbrewery, a blues club, YMCA, a chicken wings restaurant, apartment tower, senior… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Resurgence bringing homes, restaurants and arts to Sistrunk Boulevard

By Brittany Wallman Years of stagnation on Sistrunk Boulevard have given way to a flurry of investment along the black community’s Main Street in Fort Lauderdale. The future for Sistrunk Boulevard/Northwest Sixth Street includes a microbrewery, a blues club, YMCA, a chicken wings restaurant, apartment tower, senior… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Boynton to start construction on Town Square in coming months

By Brooke Baitinger Boynton Beach residents should prepare to see some major construction south of Ocean Avenue as the city starts building Town Square in the coming months. The city is poised to begin building public portions of the project, such as the new police station, city hall and library, in March and April. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Floridians to decide on state constitution changes

By Dan Sweeney Making it harder to increase taxes, easier for ex-felons to vote, cheaper for kids to attend college — all of these are among the ideas a state commission is considering that could result in profound changes for Floridians. Voters will have the final say on next year’s ballot. The Constitution… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parking meters are coming to Delray's Atlantic Avenue

By Ryan Van Velzer The days of free parking along parts of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach — one of the most popular entertainment stretches in Palm Beach County — could soon come to an end. After wrestling with options for years, city officials are expected to vote in the coming months on a parking management… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hollywood police make arrest in death of Ollie the pit bull

By Susannah Bryan An arrest has been made in the mutilation killing of Ollie, the pit bull found trapped inside a suitcase in Hollywood with more than 50 stab wounds. Brendan Evans, 31, was arrested on Wednesday, charged with aggravated animal cruelty, a third-degree felony in the state of Florida. If convicted,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Feds Have 43 Pregnant Illegal Immigrant Girls in Custody as Immigration, Abortion Fights Collide

By Editor Photo Credit: Credit Aneta Blaszczyk (Washington Times) — The surge of illegal immigrant children crossing the border also means a surge of pregnant girls in U.S. custody, according to new government figures made public late Monday, highlighting the latest test of Trump administration policies. At least 420 pregnant Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) have… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Florida boy, 10, part of climate change lawsuit filed by kids against federal government

By Brett Clarkson A 10-year-old Florida boy is one of 21 children across the country who have filed a lawsuit against the federal government alleging that Washington is failing to do anything about climate change, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Levi Draheim, of Indialantic, a beach town in Brevard County on the state’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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University bans white supremacist student from campus

By Associated Press , Sun Sentinel staff A Florida university says a 37-year-old, self-proclaimed Nazi will be allowed to stay in school, but remains banned from campus at least for the time being. The Florida Times-Union reports that the University of North Florida student was suspended recently after he posted on social media an image… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Palm Beach County hopes to sink 'Grey Ghost of Florida Coast' by summer

By Skyler Swisher The USS Clamagore — a historic submarine that patrolled the seas during the Cold War — isn’t quite ready to be transformed into an artificial reef off South Florida’s coast. Palm Beach County commissioners approved in January spending $1 million to sink the boat near Juno Beach. But to make it… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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73 years after GIs saved him, French survivor gives vets $1 million

By Lois K. Solomon He remembers the young soldiers, who seemed like giants atop their slow-moving tanks, and the candy. American Army troops, liberating the little French city of Savigny-sur-Orge, where 10-year-old Bernard Darty was hiding during World War II, tossed sugary confections at the joyful residents. The… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Wayne Cochran, who went from soul rocker to soul-saving minister, dies at 78

By Howard Cohen, Miami Herald Wayne Cochran, the soul singer known for his outlandish outfits and platinum pompadour who came to be called The White Knight of Soul and who chucked it all to become a Miami minister, died Tuesday, his grandson Christopher Cochran said. Cochran was 78. Wayne Cochran’s towering yellow-white pompadour… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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