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Spike in Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled by Alcohol

By Editor (NPR) — Dr. Elliot Tapper has treated a lot of patients, but this one stood out. “His whole body was yellow,” Tapper remembers. “He could hardly move. It was difficult for him to breathe, and he wasn’t eating anything.” The patient was suffering from chronic liver disease. After years of alcohol use, his liver had stopped filtering his blood. Bilirubin, a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Wilton Manors housing project proposed for low-income gay seniors

By Lisa J. Huriash A developer is proposing affordable rental apartments for the aging gay community in Wilton Manors, arguing they often face housing discrimination. Carrfour Supportive Housing is proposing a housing development on the site of The Pride Center at Equality Park, 2040 N. Dixie Highway. The main entry… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Man dumps his date and steals her car to take another woman to movies

By David Hayes There’s two-timing — and then there’s this guy. Kelton Griffith was on a date, driving his girlfriend to the movies in her car. He stopped at a gas station and asked her to get him some cigars. While she was gone, he took off in her Volvo — and used it to go out with his original date’s godsister,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Foreign buyers, tax refugees, retirees drive surge in S. Florida luxury home sales

By David Lyons A “starter home” for $4 million. Soon-to-be-built Fort Lauderdale condos on the Intracoastal Waterway for $2 million. Or how about those “affordable” luxury condos near Hollywood Beach? They’re all playing a role in what luxury real estate agents are happily calling one of South Florida’s best… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'Manhattan Madam' Kristin Davis subpoenaed in Mueller probe

By Denis Slattery Robert Mueller wants to talk to the “Manhattan Madam.” Kristin Davis, the madam made famous for her role in the 2008 sex scandal that brought down former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, has been subpoenaed by the special counsel’s office, according to a report Friday. Davis, who once ran for governor… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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This week's Comment Hall of Fame: Planned Parenthood, lionfish and 'alleged' butt grabbing

By Dan Sweeney Let’s kick off this week’s comment hall of fame with the reason for the headline. When we published a story on the NRA’s grades for Florida politicians — including an outstanding A-plus for Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and F-minus for state Rep. Jared Moskowitz, D-Coral Springs — one Facebook… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Jurors have delivered fewer death penalty verdicts. Did Florida get that law right?

By Dan Sweeney Two years ago, Florida’s death penalty hit a bit of a snag when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional. The court didn’t rule that the death penalty itself was unconstitutional — it has never done so, though a 1972 ruling about the method of applying the death penalty caused states to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Two umpires are suspended for a horrendous call during a Mexican League Baseball game [Video]

By Chuck Schilken Take a look at this play from a Mexican League Baseball game Tuesday between Laguna and Mexico: Don’t be concerned if you can do nothing but stare blankly at the screen after watching that. Surely you’re not alone. Here’s what you just saw. Laguna hitter Jonathan Jones clearly took a full swing… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Airport deputy hit in the leg by a stolen car, sheriff's office says

By Tonya Alanez The Broward Sheriff’s Office has arrested “several” people and are looking for “a few” more after a deputy at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was hit by someone allegedly driving a stolen car, officials said. The deputy suffered a leg injury that was not life threatening. He… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Airport deputy hit in the leg by a stolen car, sheriff's office says

By Tonya Alanez The Broward Sheriff’s Office has arrested “several” people and are looking for “a few” more after a deputy at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was hit by someone allegedly driving a stolen car, officials said. The deputy suffered a leg injury that was not life threatening. He… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Six Broward students selected for inaugural courage fellowship

By Emily Bloch Ashley Baez was a high school sophomore when she was shot in the leg during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Feb. 14. Five weeks later, she attended the March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. holding a cane. Baez is one of 28 students throughout the country selected to be an… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Ted Deutch demands resignation of Trump’s homeland security secretary

By Anthony Man U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, said Friday that President Donald Trump’s homeland security secretary should resign. Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen “has repeatedly spread misinformation and lied to the American people,” he said. “By rejecting facts and refusing to directly face obvious security… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Ted Deutch demands resignation of Trump’s homeland security secretary

By Anthony Man U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, said Friday that President Donald Trump’s homeland security secretary should resign. Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen “has repeatedly spread misinformation and lied to the American people,” he said. “By rejecting facts and refusing to directly face obvious security… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Project 'Fuchsia': Google is quietly working on a successor to Android

By Mark Bergen and Mark Gurman For more than two years, a small and stealthy group of engineers within Google has been working on software that they hope will eventually replace Android, the world’s dominant mobile operating system. As the team grows, it will have to overcome some fierce internal debate about how the software… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Disabled turn to courts for equal access to websites

By Ron Hurtibise Business owners who think that building a wheelchair ramp and grab bars in the restroom will ward off South Florida’s accessibility testers and their lawsuits need to fire up their computers, go to their websites and ask: “What’s missing?” Lawsuits accusing businesses of failing to ensure that… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Rick Scott puts $14 million of his fortune into Senate bid

By Skyler Swisher Republican Gov. Rick Scott has poured $14 million of his own fortune into a high-stakes race for U.S. Senate that will help determine the balance of power on Capitol Hill, according to a Center for Responsive Politics analysis of campaign finance filings. Scott, a former hospital executive, has… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Convience store clerk pepper-sprayed by shoplifting couple, investigators say

By Wayne K. Roustan A married couple, accused of stealing from a convenience store in West Delray, is behind bars with bonds totaling nearly a half-million dollars, court records show. Brandon Seth Froum, 40, and Mirabehn Mahree Froum, 33, walked into the 7-Eleven store at the Mobil gas station in the 13500 block… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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State attorney general candidate cancels event with Boca Raton developer — and felon

By Anthony Man Florida attorney general candidate Ashley Moody on Friday canceled an event with Boca Raton real estate developer James Batmasian — a convicted felon who did time for federal tax evasion. The event was canceled about 2-and-a-half hours after the South Florida Sun Sentinel asked why Moody was appearing… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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