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Stolen Ferrari adds to puzzle of Fort Lauderdale killing

By Linda Trischitta A white Ferrari stolen from a Fort Lauderdale home where a retiree was killed was found on a residential street in Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale police said Friday. Guy Hamilton Eargle, Jr., 68, of Atlanta, died from traumatic injuries to his head, but exactly when the homicide happened is not… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Stolen Ferrari adds to puzzle of Fort Lauderdale killing

By Linda Trischitta A white Ferrari stolen from a Fort Lauderdale home where a retiree was killed was found on a residential street in Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale police said Friday. Guy Hamilton Eargle, Jr., 68, of Atlanta, died from traumatic injuries to his head, but exactly when the homicide happened is not… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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State auctioning unclaimed jewelry, rare currency and gold coins

By Dan Sweeney Every day, people go to banks to place their treasures in safe deposit boxes. Sometimes, they never come back. It’s hard to imagine how someone could forget about their collection of gold South African krugerrands, Mexican pesos and Canadian coins, leaving thousands of dollars behind. For more… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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State auctioning unclaimed jewelry, rare currency and gold coins

By Dan Sweeney Every day, people go to banks to place their treasures in safe deposit boxes. Sometimes, they never come back. It’s hard to imagine how someone could forget about their collection of gold South African krugerrands, Mexican pesos and Canadian coins, leaving thousands of dollars behind. For more… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Bloody gator head among wild items found at Florida airports

By Wayne K. Roustan Fireworks, a chainsaw, an alligator head and dozens of guns are just some of the items seized at South Florida airports recently but it’s proof the security systems are working, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The fireworks were found in luggage just before the Fourth of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Going up? Rooftops are becoming hot spots for sports and recreation

By Jennifer Boehm Picture this: A pick-up game of soccer breaks out under the stars on a rooftop overlooking Miami. At a nearby condo tower, residents enjoy a sunrise while relaxing in a pool — 60 stories up. Increasingly, South Florida rooftops are becoming one of the most sought after spots for pools, gyms,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Volcano sharks are a thing

By JoAnn Adkins Researchers investigate for Shark Week FIU researchers dive into the world of sharks and volcanoes this week during Discovery Channel’s …read more Source:: FIU News       ...
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Wrongful-death lawsuit filed in case of two Tequesta teens who vanished at sea

By Adam Sacasa The 2015 disappearance of two teens at sea took a new turn Friday when the family of one of the boys filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the other youth’s family. The lawsuit filed by Perry Cohen’s family, alleges negligence against the family of Austin Stephanos, said Guy Rubin, the attorney… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Can The Ocean’s Fastest Shark Outswim Our Appetite for It

By Ambar Corporan Shortfin makos are the fastest sharks in the ocean, capable of reaching 35 miles an hour as they chase down speedy prey such as bluefish and tuna. Makos have a herculean reputation among fishermen, who love them for their fight and their meat in equal measure. Mahmood S. Shivji, Ph.D. Scientists from NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute have been tagging and tracking makos in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico since 2008, with the primary objective of studying the sharks’ movement patterns. Mahmood S. Shivji, Ph.D., Director of Guy Harvey Research Institute and Save Our Seas Shark Research Center said to National Geographic that the tagged animals are running into fishing hooks to the tune of 25 percent and no shark fishery can sustain a 25 percent removal every year. CLICK HERE to read the full article by National Geographic. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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El Clasico Miami: Intense soccer rivalry brings South Florida sports, entertainment and tourism

By Matthew DeFranks Exhibition soccer matches are not supposed to be a big deal. They’re meaningless to the league standings and only good for weak bragging rights. But this week’s “El Clasico” is not just any exhibition soccer match. A preseason version of El Clasico, the rivalry game between Spanish soccer powers… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Tai Ji Quan 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

– Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch Meeting Room Tai Ji Quan (pronounced Tye Gee Chuwan) is a gentle form of physical activity ideal for seniors who have uncertain balance and a fear of falling. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Color to Chill: come experience this relaxing and fun activity. Patterns, pages, and coloring pencils will be provided. Feel free to bring your own coloring book and/or pencils, too! Ages 15 and up. 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

– Hollywood Branch Green Room Color to Chill: Come experience this relaxing and fun activity. Patterns, pages, and coloring pencils will be provided. Feel free to bring your own coloring book and/or pencils, too! Ages 15 and up. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Teens Record, Mock Disabled Man as He Drowns, But Will Likely Not Face Criminal Charges

By Heather Clark Dunn COCOA, Fla. — A group of teenagers recorded a disabled man as he slowly drowned in a Florida detention pond earlier this month—swearing, laughing and calling out to him that no one was going to help him get out of the water. “They were telling him they weren’t going in after him and that ‘you shouldn’t have gone in there,'” Yvonne Martinez,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Paris Saint-Germain soccer team opens pop-up store in Wynwood

By Johnny Diaz South Florida fans looking for un peu de Paris Saint-Germain soccer team can get some memorabilia during the team’s visit for the 2017 International Champions Cup at Hard Rock Stadium. The French soccer club opened a pop-up store July 18 at Wynwell, 20 NE 27th St., in Wynwood. The store will be… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Coundown to freebies and fun at Wawa openings in Davie, Pompano Beach | Doreen's Deals

Unicorns will be dancing in Broward County when Wawa stores open simultaneously in Davie and Pompano Beach this week. Curious customers and fanatical fans, who revere the chain as a magical place, will soon be drinking free coffee and munching on discounted hoagies when stores in Davie and Pompano… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Threatened coral get second chance in South Florida

By Caitlin Randle They were once in danger of dying off, but efforts to restore South Florida’s coral reefs are paying off. A Nova Southeastern University team for two years has been growing staghorn coral in nurseries and then planting it off the Lauderdale-by-the-Sea coastline. So far, they’ve planted more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Threatened coral get second chance in South Florida

By Caitlin Randle They were once in danger of dying off, but efforts to restore South Florida’s coral reefs are paying off. A Nova Southeastern University team for two years has been growing staghorn coral in nurseries and then planting it off the Lauderdale-by-the-Sea coastline. So far, they’ve planted more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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You don't have Spicer to kick around anymore

By Dan Sweeney Spicer out! Trump administration not so spicey: The Associated Press’s Ken Thomas and Julie Pace report that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned after the hiring of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House Communications Director, leaving Melissa McCarthy without… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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