Education

Nova Southeastern University’s Freeland, Buie Receive National Awards

By ak927 ATLANTA – March 24, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University head coach LeAnn Freeland was named Region Five Coach of the Year, while sophomore guard Taylor Buie received Honorable Mention All-American honors, as announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Monday. In addition to receiving her first national coaching award, Freeland is now also one of eight finalists for the inaugural Pat Summitt trophy given to the 2014 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year. Five of the coaches in Erie, Penn., for this year’s Elite Eight are among the eight finalists for the award. Buie (Puyallup, Wash.) was the only Sunshine State Conference Player to receive honors on Monday. In all, 10 players were selected as WBCA All-Americans, as awarded by a vote of the selection committee, while Buie was one of 30 chosen as Honorable Mention, and is one of only four sophomores among the total of 40 recognized. Freeland is the second WBCA coaching award winner at NSU, the other being Marilyn Rule, South Region Coach of the Year in 2007-08. Buie is the third Shark to receive such honors by the association, following former teammate Meixandra Porter, a first-team selection last year, and …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Religion

SCOTUS twitterstorm * World Vision revision * Faith fun: Tuesday’s Roundup

By Cathy Lynn Grossman Brace for Twitterstorms as the Obamacare/HobbyLobby case is argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch a debate on the limits of religious freedom. Have some fun with God. All that and more at Tuesday’s roundup. The post SCOTUS twitterstorm * World Vision revision * Faith fun: Tuesday’s Roundup appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Local News

1 person killed in domestic-related incident

Lauderhill police are investigating a homicide after a body was found inside a home at 5200 NW 16th street. Police responded to reports of a shooting around midnight. When they arrived they found the victim inside the home. Investigators say that this is a domestic incident but have not released the gender of the victim. Police are still searching for the shooter. Watch Local 10 News or refresh this page for updates. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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