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White supremacist in murder-for-hire FBI sting sentenced to 40 years in prison

By Paula McMahon When a self-described white supremacist turned up in South Florida and confided that he had murdered several people – including a man known as “Machete Bob” – it wasn’t long before one of his new pals ratted him out. Adrian Apodaca was living in a trailer behind the clubhouse of the Dirty White… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Homeowners could face new rules to prevent hurricane power outages

By Larry Barszewski Hurricane Irma might result in more restrictions on where you can grow trees in your yard. To reduce the chance of power outages after hurricanes, Broward County may limit where homeowners can plant and may require that existing trees near power lines be removed. Irma knocked out power to 90 percent… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Homeowners could face new rules to prevent hurricane power outages

By Larry Barszewski Hurricane Irma might result in more restrictions on where you can grow trees in your yard. To reduce the chance of power outages after hurricanes, Broward County may limit where homeowners can plant and may require that existing trees near power lines be removed. Irma knocked out power to 90 percent… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Jury learns escort ad murder victim was MMA fighter from Brazil

By Marc Freeman Gustavo Cabral recently moved to South Florida from Brazil to pursue a career in mixed martial arts. But the 31-year-old Coconut Creek man’s decision to respond to an online ad for an escort wound up getting him killed, prosecutors said Friday. After Cabral showed up for sex in a room at a Pompano… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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A1A isn't safe to cross during construction, Hollywood tells state

By Susannah Bryan The $9.4 million redesign of A1A in Hollywood is supposed to make the road safer for pedestrians, but for now it’s making things more dangerous, city officials say. State officials removed turn lanes and medians between Sheridan and Johnson streets two months ago to begin work on the project. When… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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A1A isn't safe to cross during construction, Hollywood tells state

By Susannah Bryan The $9.4 million redesign of A1A in Hollywood is supposed to make the road safer for pedestrians, but for now it’s making things more dangerous, city officials say. State officials removed turn lanes and medians between Sheridan and Johnson streets two months ago to begin work on the project. When… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Driver charged in street-racing crash that killed man, police say

By Tonya Alanez The red Mercedes and gray Infiniti hit speeds of at least 100 mph as they played a game of cat and mouse and raced along Davie Road before a head-on collision that killed another driver, witnesses told police. The Mercedes plowed into a minivan as it tried to enter the roadway, throwing its 22-year-old… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Driver charged in street-racing crash that killed man, police say

By Tonya Alanez The red Mercedes and gray Infiniti hit speeds of at least 100 mph as they played a game of cat and mouse and raced along Davie Road before a head-on collision that killed another driver, witnesses told police. The Mercedes plowed into a minivan as it tried to enter the roadway, throwing its 22-year-old… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump Addresses 45th Annual March for Life: ‘We Are With You All the Way’

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump addressed the thousands attending the 45th annual March for Life on Friday, speaking to a gathering at the White House rose garden and also being broadcast to the event via satellite. “The March for Life is a movement born out of love: You love your families. You love your neighbors. You love our nation. And you love every… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Where are South Florida's 8 Amazon headquarter sites? Real estate experts identify potential candidates

By Marcia Heroux Pounds, David Lyons With South Florida as a finalist to be the home of a second Amazon headquarters, real estate experts have identified potential candidates for a site, which would bring 50,000 new jobs and a $5 billion investment. The sites are all conjecture, however, as the eight locations proposed to Amazon —… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Where are South Florida's 8 Amazon headquarter sites? Real estate experts identify potential candidates

By Marcia Heroux Pounds, David Lyons With South Florida as a finalist to be the home of a second Amazon headquarters, real estate experts have identified potential candidates for a site, which would bring 50,000 new jobs and a $5 billion investment. The sites are all conjecture, however, as the eight locations proposed to Amazon —… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Scripps Florida making headway with new companies and potential drugs

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Scripps Florida, the research institute that began operating in Jupiter about a decade ago, is finally making headway in spinning off or internally growing companies that are developing new drugs. That should help finance continued research at Scripps, whose 2017 revenues bounced up again after… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida offshore oil drilling may be back on table

By Gray Rohrer TALLAHASSEE — Florida is still under consideration for offshore oil drilling, a top Interior Department official said Friday, contradicting an announcement last week from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that energy exploration off the coast of Florida was “off the table.” The comments from Walter… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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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 headlines       ...
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Costs are high, pay is low, but South Florida renters are satisfied, survey finds

By Ron Hurtibise Housing costs are high, pay is low, good jobs are scarce and public transportation is meh, but South Florida renters by and large are satisfied with their communities and feel safe from crime. That’s the takeaway from the latest Renter Confidence Survey recently released by ApartmentList.com, a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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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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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 headlines       ...
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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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