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South Florida schools search for new ways to find teachers

By Scott Travis South Florida schools are looking far and near for new teachers, from the Hawaiian islands to employees on their own campuses. More teachers nationwide are fleeing the profession and fewer are choosing to join it. So the region’s school districts have decided it’s no longer enough to recruit at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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South Florida schools search for new ways to find teachers

By Scott Travis South Florida schools are looking far and near for new teachers, from the Hawaiian islands to employees on their own campuses. More teachers nationwide are fleeing the profession and fewer are choosing to join it. So the region’s school districts have decided it’s no longer enough to recruit at… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

By Ken Thomas and Julie Pace White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.One of those people said Spicer is quitting because of objections over the appointment of a new White House communications director, New York financier Anthony Scaramucci.The… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Margate man charged with DUI manslaughter in scooter rider's death

By Linda Trischitta Allan Blanchard Jallim was driving a black Chevrolet Camaro and was racing another car and changing lanes at speeds of up to 107 mph when he struck and killed a man steering a TAO TAO scooter, Hollywood Police said. Jallim, 28, of Margate, is accused of having a blood alcohol level of more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Margate man charged with DUI manslaughter in scooter rider's death

By Linda Trischitta Allan Blanchard Jallim was driving a black Chevrolet Camaro and was racing another car and changing lanes at speeds of up to 107 mph when he struck and killed a man steering a TAO TAO scooter, Hollywood Police said. Jallim, 28, of Margate, is accused of having a blood alcohol level of more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Sewage flows in two Miramar homes; city agrees to pay for cleanup

By Brian Ballou The water seemed to bubble up from everywhere, flooding the kitchen, master bedroom, garage and bathroom inside the Stewart residence on 84th Terrace in central Miramar. Sewage poured into those rooms in January, 2016, leaving a soggy, smelly mess that took almost a week to mop up, dry out and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sewage flows in two Miramar homes; city agrees to pay for cleanup

By Brian Ballou The water seemed to bubble up from everywhere, flooding the kitchen, master bedroom, garage and bathroom inside the Stewart residence on 84th Terrace in central Miramar. Sewage poured into those rooms in January, 2016, leaving a soggy, smelly mess that took almost a week to mop up, dry out and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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South Florida members of Congress average $1,700 a day in campaign cash

By Anthony Man Supporters are pouring thousands of dollars a day into the campaigns of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and her challenger Tim Canova — even though their Democratic primary faceoff is more than a year away. Campaign disclosures filed this month with the Federal Election Commission show Wasserman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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South Florida members of Congress average $1,700 a day in campaign cash

By Anthony Man Supporters are pouring thousands of dollars a day into the campaigns of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and her challenger Tim Canova — even though their Democratic primary faceoff is more than a year away. Campaign disclosures filed this month with the Federal Election Commission show Wasserman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Conferences fuel year-over-year gains for South Florida hotels in June, data shows

By Arlene Satchell A strong month of conferences and conventions in June helped lift South Florida’s hotel industry, which enjoyed year-over-year gains in occupancy, average daily room rates and revenues. A new report released this week by Tennessee-based data specialist STR showed Broward hotels were 73.9 percent… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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It's Freebie Friday! Free entrees at Chipotle, Einstein Bros.; free $10 item at JC Penney

By Doreen Christensen It’s Freebie Friday! Today’s roundup includes two tasty dining deals. Use coupons to get a free $10 entree when you buy one at Chipotle Mexican Grill. Einstein Bros. Bagels is offering BGO deal on an egg sandwich, too. Get ready to fill up on free coffee, cheap gas and hoagies at Wawa as the beloved… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Crafternoon at the Library 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

By lethesha@nova.edu (Public Library Services Reference Desk) – Alvin Sherman Library N S U Public Library Services Program Room 1017 Tap into your creative juices by trying your hand at a make and take craft. Stop by the library and learn about our many resources. Drop in anytime during the program for make-and-take crafts. RSVP: 954-262-5477 or online at public.library.nova.edu …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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How to Deal With the Distance between Parents and Adolescent Children

By Ambar Corporan Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D. Our children grow and change, not only physically but emotionally. Some parents have difficulty understanding the changes their teenager is experiencing and resist his/her need to pull away from the family and make independent decisions. In a recent interview with the national TV program Despierta America, Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., assistant professor and supervisor of Psychology trainees, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences said that during this age classmates and friends become more important to our children and they prefer to spend more time with them. During the segment, Dr. Del Rio-Roberts also explained how to deal with the distance between parents and adolescent children and how to reduce the communication gap with our children. How to Deal With the Distance between Parents and Adolescent Children CLICK HERE to watch the full segment (in Spanish). …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Jobless rates down in June across South Florida

By Paul Owers South Florida’s jobs forecast improved in June as all three counties saw unemployment rates decline from a year ago. The tight labor market continues to favor job seekers, who should start to see employers increase pay, economists say. “Wage growth has been the missing piece of the puzzle for a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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John McCain's leadership sorely needed in Congress | Editorial

By The Buffalo News Editorial Board It’s always upsetting when a long-familiar and broadly admired figure is suddenly forced to come face to face with his mortality, even at the age of 80. Sen. John McCain is, for a second time, in a fight for his life. This time the enemy is internal. The Arizona senator, who was hospitalized last… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Soar With Reading 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

By jethomas@broward.org (Riverland Branch Reference Desk) – Riverland Riverland Branch Display Receive FREE books with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading! Visit the vending machine inside the Riverland Library and select FREE, brand new children’s books to keep. Come back often to build your own library of books at home! Books will be available while supplies last July 1 – August 31, 2017. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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