Local News

New interim superintendent named for Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park has a new acting superintendent with a specialty in climate change. The National Park Service announced Thursday that Bob Krumenaker who has logged 37 years with the park service, will take over the 1.5 million-acre park as well as Dry Tortugas National Park for the next three months. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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Man arrested in connection with Fort Lauderdale bank robbery

A man has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a Fort Lauderdale bank. Joseph Manuel Martinez, 48, was arrested without incident early Thursday morning. The FBI said the Fort Lauderdale man robbed a Sun Trust branch at 1601 S. Federal Highway on Wednesday. Martinez is facing federal charges. He is expected to make his first appearance in federal court Thursday. According to the FBI, a tip from the public led Fort Lauderdale police to Martinez. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Zoo Miami reveals lion family with adopted cub

The nervous lioness growled at the onlookers snapping pictures of her cubs. Much like a celebrity protecting her children from the paparazzi, Kasifa was prepared to fiercely protect her babies, including her newly adopted son, Kwasi. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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2 men rob Lauderhill gas station, steal cash, alcohol

Police are trying to identify two men who robbed a Lauderhill gas station, stealing cash and alcohol from the store. The robbery occurred about 2:15 a.m. Tuesday at a Chevron gas station, 5585 N. University Drive. Lauderhill police said one of the men pulled a gun on the store clerk and demanded money from the register while the other man took multiple alcoholic beverages from the refrigerator. The clerk complied with the gunman’s demands. Both men got away in an older-model station wagon with tinted windows. Police said the men entered the store hours earlier and spoke with the clerk. Anyone who recognizes the men is asked to call Lauderhill police at 954-497-4700 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Education

http://www.fau.edu/explore/homepage-stories/2014_05nfldraft.php #FAU pride is r...

By Florida Atlantic University FAU – Two FAU Football Stars Selected in 2014 NFL Draftwww.fau.eduFlorida Atlantic University’s football program celebrated two players taken in Saturday’s NFL Draft. Keith Reaser, a cornerback, was taken in the fifth round by the San Francisco 49ers while classmate Randell Johnson, a linebacker, was taken in the seventh round by the Buffalo Bills. …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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Religion

The decline of biblical literalism and the rise of secularism in one chart

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey (RNS) About one in five Americans view the Bible in secular terms, described as ancient “fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by man.” The post The decline of biblical literalism and the rise of secularism in one chart appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Education

Monthly Art Roundtable A Discussion with Marcia Anderson

By em709 Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Noon – 1:30 PM NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Free for members at the Museum Enthusiast ($150) level and above. Marcia Anderson is the founder of the Heritage Continuum, a neighborhood revitalization firm currently leading the charge in culturally revitalizing the neighborhood of Overtown. Through these efforts, she strives to bring people, innovation, and culture into connected hubs of thought that will reestablish the communities cultural and entertainment scene into a major Miami destination. Reservations required. RSVP to Collette Spence-Wilson at cswilson@moafl.orgor (954) 262-0221. Lunch available from the Museum Café with a discount for Museum members. Pre-order by Friday, GET DATE Click HERE to view the café menu. …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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With only 8 hours left to go in #OneWaveFAU, we've reached over 100 donors. It's...

By Florida Atlantic University With only 8 hours left to go in #OneWaveFAU, we’ve reached over 100 donors. It’s amazing what Owls have done already today. But we aren’t done with the #TrueBlue wave, yet! That’s why we’re giving away a pair of tickets to inspire our participants! Make a gift in the next hour and you could win two seats to see #FAU Football take on Western Kentucky live! …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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Christian

Week 23, One Year Bible Challenge: “A New Church”

By Tom Truex Christ the Rock Community Church, Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study This week’s reading June 4 – 101 Judgement of Solomon (1649), by Nicolas Poussin 2 Samuel 22:1 – 1 Kings 7:51Acts 2:1 – 7:50Psalm 122:1 – 128:6Proverbs 16:19 – 16:33 Next Week’s Reading June 11 – 171 Kings 8:1 – 18:46Acts 7:51 – 11:30Psalm 129:1 – 135:21Proverbs 17:1-13 Discussion Questions:Old Testament Why was it a sin for David to take the census? 1 Kings 4:26 says, “Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.” Is this the correct number of horses, and was Solomon breaking the prohibition on the king “multiplying horses” found in Deuteronomy 17:16? New Testament Ananias, and his wife, Sapphira, both dropped dead when confronted with the fact that they held back part of the profit from the sale of their property. Why was their punishment so severe? <a target=_blank href="http://www.gnpcb.org/esv/search/?go=Go&q=Acts+5%3A1-11" title="ESV Acts 5:1-11" …read more Source: K_Line Christian Online (ReadTheWholeBible.com)     ...
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