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Former middle school teacher facing child pornography charges

By Wayne K. Roustan A former Broward middle school teacher is accused of possessing and sharing an estimated 800 pictures and videos of child pornography through social media, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Ronald Scott Sherman, 55, of Pompano Beach, taught at Apollo Middle School in Hollywood before resigning…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Former middle school teacher facing child pornography charges

By Wayne K. Roustan A former Broward middle school teacher is accused of possessing and sharing an estimated 800 pictures and videos of child pornography through social media, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Ronald Scott Sherman, 55, of Pompano Beach, taught at Apollo Middle School in Hollywood before resigning…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fort Lauderdale considers daytime shelter for homeless on city land

By Brittany Wallman Fort Lauderdale is considering opening a daytime shelter for homeless people on city land downtown. The site, at Andrews Avenue and Northwest Second Street, is across the street diagonally from Fort Lauderdale City Hall and just two blocks north of the homeless encampment at the Broward County… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Fort Lauderdale considers new homeless day center

By Brittany Wallman Fort Lauderdale is considering opening a daytime shelter for homeless people on city land downtown. The site, at Andrews Avenue and Northwest Second Street, is across the street diagonally from Fort Lauderdale City Hall and just two blocks north of the homeless encampment at the Broward County… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Melania Trump's jacket exemplifies the president's empathy problem | Opinion

By Andy Reid The first lady’s now infamous jacket should become standard issue for anyone representing the Trump administration. While traveling to and from a visit with migrant children in Texas, Melania Trump wore a jacket that on the back had a graffiti-style message reading: “I really don’t care, do u?” … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Ask a real estate pro: Neighbor's smoking is getting into my unit. What can I do?

By Gary M. Singer Q: My neighbor in my condo is a heavy cigarette smoker and it is getting into my unit, making it hard for me to breathe. I have an air purifier that helps some but is not perfect. What can I do? — Louise A: Your first step in resolving a neighbor dispute is always communication. Speak with your… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Priest versus church: case should be tried, public deserves answers | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board By the time a nasty quarrel reaches the Florida Supreme Court, it’s usually about more than just the people involved. If it doesn’t have a broader implication for the public or for the law, the court is not likely to want to hear it. But if there is a significant public policy question, the court… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Best al fresco restaurants in South Florida? OpenTable diners weigh in.

By Johnny Diaz OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation service, released its list of the 100 best al fresco restaurants nationwide for 2018, and 13 of the honorees are in South Florida. (Al fresco means outdoor dining, if your Italian is lacking.) Nominations were based on 12 million reviews of more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Industrial park developer buys 10.2 acres near airport from Broward school district

By David Lyons Amid an explosion in e-commerce and international trade traffic, a South Florida industrial park developer has acquired a 10.2-acre site from Broward County Public Schools to build a distribution center north of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. After leveling an empty elementary… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Industrial park developer buys 10.2 acres near airport from Broward school district

By David Lyons Amid an explosion in e-commerce and international trade traffic, a South Florida industrial park developer has acquired a 10.2-acre site from Broward County Public Schools to build a distribution center north of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. After leveling an empty elementary… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Sea sponges may hold key to fighting killer infections

By Anne Geggis The solution to a vexing — and deadly — problem for modern medicine could be lying on the ocean floor. Just like some insects have evolved to resist synthetic chemical insecticides, new infectious diseases have emerged over the last 20 years that can’t be controlled by the antibiotics doctors have… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sea sponges may hold key to fighting killer infections

By Anne Geggis The solution to a vexing — and deadly — problem for modern medicine could be lying on the ocean floor. Just like some insects have evolved to resist synthetic chemical insecticides, new infectious diseases have emerged over the last 20 years that can’t be controlled by the antibiotics doctors have… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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In a victory for privacy, Supreme Court rules cellphone tracking records are off-limits without a warrant

By David G. Savage In a victory for privacy in the digital era, the Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Constitution protects tracking data from a cellphone, requiring police to have a search warrant to obtain cell tower records that show a person’s movement for days or weeks. The justices, by a 5-4 vote, said the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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39 Killed, 1,000 Displaced by New Islamist Group Terrorizing Mozambique

By Editor (World Watch Monitor) — In Mozambique, details have emerged of the recent attacks carried out by a new Islamist militant group, Al-Sunna wa Jama’a, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado. The group carried out its first attacks in October 2017, targeting police stations in the coastal town of Moćimboa da Praia. Since then, a number of other attacks,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Supreme Court rules that warrant is needed to access cell tower records

By Robert Barnes The Supreme Court on Friday put new restraints on law enforcement’s access to the ever-increasing amount of private information about Americans available in the digital age. In the specific case before the court, the justices ruled that authorities generally must obtain a warrant to gain access… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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What is an eruv?

By Susannah Bryan An eruv is a symbolic boundary created with a string of fishing wire typically hung from a series of utility poles or other structures. The eruv creates a safe space for Orthodox Jews to carry certain items they otherwise would be forbidden to carry while outside the home on the Sabbath. Carrying… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Ring of string is latest religious symbol to spur controversy

By Susannah Bryan A simple fence made of string has become the latest religious symbol to spark a controversy in South Florida. Orthodox Jews are asking Hallandale Beach to allow them to create an eruv, a ring of string around a neighborhood that represents a symbolic extension of the home. The eruv would allow… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Ring of string is latest religious symbol to spur controversy

By Susannah Bryan A simple fence made of string has become the latest religious symbol to spark a controversy in South Florida. Orthodox Jews are asking Hallandale Beach to allow them to create an eruv, a ring of string around a neighborhood that represents a symbolic extension of the home. The eruv would allow… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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