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Power outages in Broward unrelated to Hurricane Irma, FPL says

By Brooke Baitinger Power outages in Broward County on Saturday were not related to Hurricane Irma, according to a Florida Power and Light spokesman. Out of 933,300 customers in Broward County, about 1,900 were without power Saturday afternoon, said FPL spokesman Bill Orlove. The outages were what he called “normal… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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No water, fuel, power, phones: Puerto Rico faces a growing humanitarian crisis in Maria's aftermath

By Danica Coto A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns were left without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service following Hurricane Maria’s devastating passage across the island. A group of anxious mayors arrived in the capital to meet with Gov. Ricardo Rossello to present a long list of… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Education

Trivia at the Library! 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

– Miramar Branch Library & Education Center Multi Purpose Test Your Knowledge! The Miramar Library & Educational Center will challenge your skill with a friendly trivia competition. Open to anyone 18+ years of age. Light refreshment will be served. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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New earthquake shakes a jittery Mexico, topples already damaged homes

By Peter Orsi, Maria Verza and Gisela Salomon A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey said the new, magnitude 6.1 temblor… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Falun Dafa Workshop: Qigong Exercise and Meditation Class 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

– Carver Ranches Branch Auditorium Discover inner peace through the ancient, high level Chinese cultivation practice of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong). Falun Dafa is a comprehensive Chinese practice which cultivates both mind and body through gentle Qigong exercise and meditation. The class will be led by an instructor from the Florida Falun Dafa Association. Please bring a yoga mat or towel with you for sitting meditation. For more information call (954) 357-6305. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Christian

Newborn Baby Whose Mother Sacrificed Her Life to Save Daughter Also Dies

By Heather Clark ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The newborn baby of a Michigan mother who refused recommendations that she abort her unborn child in the midst of a battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer, and instead decided to forgo treatment in order to save her baby, has now died just two weeks after her mother passed into eternity. “It is with great sadness and a absolutely broken… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Tens of thousands being evacuated as dam fails, revealing scope of Puerto Rico's dire situation

By Danica Coto Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday. Government spokesman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump rescinds White House invitation after Steph Curry hesitates to visit

By Catherine Lucey President Donald Trump says if a basketball player doesn’t want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don’t bother showing up. Trump responded Saturday on Twitter to star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors — who’s made it clear he’s not interested in a traditional post-title… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Christian

Ministry Works to Help Churches Support Ukrainian Orphans

By Editor Ukraine (Mission Network News) – During a recent visit to Eastern Ukraine, Slavic Gospel Association’s Eric Mock had the chance to visit a couple of orphanages. Through both its Crisis Evangelism Fund and its Orphans Reborn program, SGA helps local churches to offer support for orphans in Ukraine. Orphans in Eastern Ukraine “It’s a heartbreaking experience… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Marlins dumping four assistants: Jack McKeon, Jeff Conine, Andre Dawson and Tony Perez

By Tim Healey Derek Jeter, not yet in charge of the Miami Marlins, has already begun making personnel decisions. Jeter, the face of the prospective new ownership group led by Bruce Sherman, fired four members of the front office this week, according to multiple reports: Jack McKeon, Jeff Conine, Andre Dawson… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking possibly connected to Russia

By Geoff Mulvihill and Jake Pearson The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Christian

Week 38, One Year Bible Challenge: “Big Fish”

By Tom Truex Christ the Rock Community Church, Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study This week’s reading September 17 to 231 Gustave Doré: The DestructionOf Leviathan (1866) Isaiah 25:1 to Isaiah 43:13 Galatians 3:10 to Ephesians 2:22 Psalm 61:1 to Psalm 67:7 Proverbs 23:17 to Proverbs 23:35 Next Week’s Reading September 24 to 30 Isaiah 43:14 to Isaiah 62:5 Ephesians 3:1 to Philippians 2:18 Psalm 68:1 to Psalm 72:20 Proverbs 24:1 to Proverbs 24:12 Discussion Questions:Old Testament The prophet, Isaiah, said God’s kindness to the wicked did not make them do good. Have you found this observation to be true in modern society? Isaiah 26:10 Is talking like a righteous person—using words and phrases that good church people say–better than nothing, even if your heart isn’t really in what you say? Isaiah 29:13 Why, in Isaiah 36:11, did the representatives of the King of Judah request the Assyrians speak in Aramaic? Was this a reasonable request? How did the Assyrians respond? Read Isaiah 36:1-20 New Testament Was Jesus Christ cursed, since he was “hanged on a tree?” Galatians 3:10-14. Discuss the analogy of the child under a guardian in Galatians 4:1-7. What does it tell you about the Law and Jesus Christ? Can the Holy Spirit help you resist desires of the flesh? Galatians 5:16. Even the desires enumerated in Galatians 5:19-21? …read more Source:: K_Line Christian Online (ReadTheWholeBible.com)       ...
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Legendary South Florida DJ Rick Shaw dies at 78

By Tonya Alanez Legendary South Florida disc jockey Rick Shaw has died. He was 78. If you grew up in South Florida, Shaw’s voice was a voice you knew. Shaw retired in May 2007 after 51 years on the air, the final 47 on South Florida stations, including MCKR 610AM (later WIOD), WQAM 560AM, WAXY 106.7 and as the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Legendary South Florida DJ Rick Shaw dies at 78

By Tonya Alanez Legendary South Florida disc jockey Rick Shaw has died. He was 78. If you grew up in South Florida, Shaw’s voice was a voice you knew. Shaw retired in May 2007 after 51 years on the air, the final 47 on South Florida stations, including MCKR 610AM (later WIOD), WQAM 560AM, WAXY 106.7 and as the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Children with disabilities abused at group home, complaints allege

By Ryan Van Velzer A state-funded group home that is supposed to help South Florida children with disabilities has racked up a history of complaints including child abuse and neglect, police and state records show. The Tate Center Inc. is a nonprofit that runs group homes north of Palm Beach County as well as a destination… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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