Broward's Healthiest Elementary Schools Receive a Visit from Sportacus

Sunset Lakes Elementary School kindergarten through third-grade students will learn some superhero, high energy moves from Sportacus on Friday, March 7 at 1 p.m. Sunset Lakes Elementary is one of three schools being recognized as “Broward’s Healthiest Elementary School” by Coventry Health Care, an Aetna company and the American Heart Association. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools...
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New Shark Valley visitors center opens

By By David Fleshler , Sun Sentinel The popular Shark Valley entrance to Everglades National Park has a new $1.3 million visitors center, which combines bicycle rentals, tram ticket purchases, the park visitors center and a sales outlet. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines...
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Conservative leader Bill Gothard has resigned following abuse allegations

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey Bill Gothard, an Illinois-based advocate for home schooling and conservative dress who warned against rock music and debt, has resigned from the ministry he founded after allegations of sexually harassing women who worked at his ministry and failing to report child abuse cases. Gothard’s resignation from the Institute in Basic Life Principles, according to a The post Conservative leader Bill Gothard has resigned following abuse allegations appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service...
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Cause of death released in teen shot by Miami Beach police with taser

Authorities have released the cause of death for an 18-year-old graffiti writer who died after Miami Beach police shot him with a Taser in August. The sudden cardiac arrest death of Israel Hernandez-Llach, who was known as “Reefa” in the graffiti and skateboarding scene, was “accidental,” according to the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s office. The Miami Beach High School graduate was working on a piece on Collins Avenue and 71st Street, when a police officer spotted him. Hernandez ran as fast as he could. Several police officers searched for him. He ran in between buildings toward 69th Street. He jumped a white iron fence and landed on the hood of a gray Mustang, police said. Police officers caught up to him on Harding Avenue where an officer shot him with a Taser. Fire Rescue took him to Mount Sinai where he was pronounced dead about 6:15 a.m. Read more: Graffiti writer who died after police shot him with Tasered known as ‘Reefa’ The sister and parents of Hernandez-Llach were joined by more than 300 supporters at a vigil held in August. Hundreds also took to the streets in October to show their support for his family. Hernandez-Llach’s father said he wants to see more. He says he’s …read more Source: WPLG Local News...
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