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Father, son shot to death at Ray's Meat Market

A father and son were the victims in a shooting outside Ray’s Meat Market. Fort Lauderdale police said Seibert Prescott, 63, and Roger Bennett, 30, were fatally wounded in the parking lot of the business Wednesday morning. Detectives said Prescott and Bennett were involved in an argument with another person at nearby Blue Park when it turned physical. The fight spilled into the parking lot when someone pulled out a gun and shot the victims as they tried to run off. Prescott and Bennett were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead. Police are still searching for the shooter. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Brian Regan Live In Coral Springs

Comedian Brian Regan brings his standup tour to the Coral Springs Center for the Arts on Thursday, June 19th. The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or more information click here. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Religion

Letter from MLK to Rosa Parks goes on sale

By Jolie Lee (RNS) In the 1960 letter, the civil rights leader tells Parks that “kind and encouraging words” from her and others sustained him when foes of racial equality harassed or tried to intimidate him. The post Letter from MLK to Rosa Parks goes on sale appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Man fatally shot outside Opa-locka store

A man was fatally shot outside a store in Opa-locka late Tuesday night. Opa-locka police said the shooting happened shortly before midnight near Northwest 22nd Avenue and Rutland Street. A police spokesman said the victim was shot twice in the head. No other information was immediately available. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Religion

8-year-old student not feminine enough, school says

By Melanie Eversley (RNS) Officials at Timberlake Christian School said the child’s clothing and behavior were inappropriate. The post 8-year-old student not feminine enough, school says appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Map guide: I-595 express reversible lanes

For maintenance, the I-595 express reversible lanes will be closed for about three hours during the week. The maintenance will take place before the afternoon and morning rush hours, first from 2 to 4 a.m. and later from 1 to 2 p.m. On the weekends, the westbound lanes will be closed and the eastbound lanes will remain open. These are the entrance and exits: I-595 Express Reversible Lanes: Westbound entrances I-595 Express Reversible Lanes: Westbound exits I-595 Express Reversible Lanes: Eastbound entrances I-595 Express Reversible Lanes: Eastbound exits …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Christian

Christian School Expels Eight-Year-Old Girl for Dressing, Behaving Like a Tomboy

By Heather Clark TIMBERLAKE, Va. – A Christian school in Virginia recently expelled an eight-year-old girl for dressing and behaving like a tomboy, stating that her lack of femininity does not align with the biblical standards of the school. Sunnie Kahle arrives at Timberlake Christian School each morning in jeans, a t-shirt and sneakers. Sporting a short haircut, she expresses her interest in activities like football, but when asked, makes it clear that she is a girl. However, Becky Bowman, the principal of the school, recently sent a letter home to Sunnie’s grandmother, Doris Thompson, to state that unless Sunnie’s choice of clothing and behavior is more becoming of a young lady, she will rejected for enrollment next year. Thompson raises Sunnie with her husband Carroll. “Sunnie is a very bright girl, and we care very deeply about her well being,” the letter stated. “It seems that Sunnie has had a difficult year at times with some of the struggles that you and I have talked about on the phone. There have also been several occasions when the other students, particularly those who do not know Sunnie personally, have been confused about whether she is a boy or girl, and at times, those occasions have been …read more Source: Christian News Network     ...
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1 dead after being struck by train in Pompano Beach

A person is dead after being struck by a freight train in Pompano Beach. The crash occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks near 1100 S. Dixie Highway. Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Gina Carter said a pedestrian was killed. Detectives are investigating. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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