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Andrew Gillum advocates for gun restrictions, avoids questions about Sheriff Scott Israel

By Anthony Man Andrew Gillum touted himself Friday as a champion of “common, decent gun reform” and picked up an endorsement from a pro-gun control organization during a Broward County campaign stop. The Democratic nominee for governor also repeatedly ducked questions about one of his supporters — Broward Sheriff… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Andrew Gillum advocates for gun restrictions, avoids questions about Sheriff Scott Israel

By Anthony Man Andrew Gillum touted himself Friday as a champion of “common, decent gun reform” and picked up an endorsement from a pro-gun control organization during a Broward County campaign stop. The Democratic nominee for governor also repeatedly ducked questions about one of his supporters — Broward Sheriff… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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South Florida's weird true crimes featured in new series of TV shorts

By Johnny Diaz WLRN recently launched a series of five-minute shorts that highlight some of South Florida’s weird and infamous true crimes. The episodes, called “South Florida Crime to Crime” air at 8:50 p.m. Tuesdays following the BBC crime series “Death in Paradise” on Ch. 17. The shorts are inspired by the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping Trump

By Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” The report also says… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Episcopal Diocese Hosts ‘Climate Action’ Multi-Faith Service, Procession With Circus ‘Tree Stilt Walkers’

By Heather Clark  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Episcopal Diocese of California recently held a multi-faith service in collaboration with the “Global Climate Action Summit,” beginning with a procession that included circus stilt men adorned with leaves. According to reports, the event was held at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on Sept. 12 and featured music, dancing, art,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Publix allows store employees to grow beards

By Kyle Arnold Publix said Friday it would start allowing store employees to grow beards. The new policy, which goes into effect Sept. 29, is the culmination of a long debate with employees over the issue. Publix, Florida’s dominant grocery chain, began a trial allowing beards earlier this year at stores in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Maryland drugstore shooter was diagnosed with mental illness but legally owned gun, sheriff says

By David Mcfadden and Michael Kunzelman The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage, a law enforcement official said Friday. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told news… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Track repairs will slow Tri-Rail trains for the rest of the year

By Wayne K. Roustan Railroad track maintenance and repairs are expected to slow Tri-Rail trains and throw off schedules through the end of the year. Track ties are being replaced along the 72-mile route that runs between Miami and West Palm Beach along the west side of Interstate 95, beginning Wednesday and through… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Track repairs will slow Tri-Rail trains for the rest of the year

By Wayne K. Roustan Railroad track maintenance and repairs are expected to slow Tri-Rail trains and throw off schedules through the end of the year. Track ties are being replaced along the 72-mile route that runs between Miami and West Palm Beach along the west side of Interstate 95, beginning Wednesday and through… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Construction leads job growth in South Florida, while unemployment shrinks

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Construction job growth boomed in South Florida while unemployment declined in August, according to data released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Broward County added 3,900 jobs in construction, Palm Beach County added 3,800, and Miami-Dade County, 6,700, according to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Is wearing ripped jeans to school too revealing? This girl got called out for it.

By Lois K. Solomon High school students, known to push rules to their limits, say dress codes designed to foster respect and safety discriminate against about half the population: girls. Some say the rules appear to be targeted at females, such as not being allowed to wear tops with spaghetti straps. In Broward,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Historic capture: How undercover agents hunted down a Nazi in hiding

By Susannah Bryan He almost got away. But fate — and a relentless team of Israeli secret service agents — had other plans for Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi war criminal who found safe haven in Buenos Aires after World War II ended in 1945. The compelling story of his capture in 1961 and subsequent trial is told in the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Tropics getting busy again; forecasters remind that hurricane season is far from over

By David Selig As forecasters warn that there’s still plenty of hurricane season remaining, the National Hurricane Center is tracking four disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean. The one that seems most worth keeping an eye on is a tropical wave off the coast of Africa that the Hurricane Center says has a 60 percent… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Wheels up: Anthony's Pronto Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale will soon deliver Runway 84-style Italian food

By Michael Mayo Fans of longtime Fort Lauderdale Italian restaurant Anthony’s Runway 84 will soon be able to get similar fare delivered. Owner Anthony Bruno plans to open Anthony’s Pronto Kitchen later this year, a downtown eatery with no tables or bar that will be strictly for takeout and delivery. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents

By Devlin Barrett President Donald Trump on Friday walked back his order earlier this week to declassify information in the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying Justice Department officials and others had convinced him not to declassify it for the time being. The retreat from his… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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