Local News

Are you paying too much for your margarita? Miami Beach wants to put a stop to it.

By Joey Flechas Miami Beach wants to crack down on restaurants that use deceptive sales tactics to lure unsuspecting tourists to cafe tables and then hit them with exorbitant bills. A few Ocean Drive restaurants have developed a reputation for angering customers who feel ripped off by pushy servers and menu-hawkers… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Women mark Trump's presidential anniversary by running for office

By Anthony Man In northeastern Broward County, Emma Collum and Stephanie Myers are running for office for the first time, each hoping she’s the Democrat who can wrest a seat in the Florida House of Representatives away from the Republicans. Like other women in Florida, and thousands across the U.S., much of the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
Continue Reading »
Christian

HHS Announces Creation of ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ to Protect Rights of Medical Professionals

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Thursday the creation of a new division in its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) focused on protecting the right of conscience and religious freedom. “The Conscience and Religious Freedom Division has been established to restore federal enforcement of our nation’s laws that protect the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Lawmakers will look at Brightline issues, Corcoran says

By JIM TURNER House Speaker Richard Corcoran said a push by some lawmakers for state oversight of high-speed passenger rail will get consideration during this year’s legislative session. But he offered little detail, as opponents want to put the brakes on a controversial new rail service in South Florida following… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Warmer weather is turning turtles on this South Florida beach female

By Anne Geggis Thanks to warmer temperatures, nearly all the baby sea turtles hatching on a South Florida beach are turning out female. The dominance of the female reptiles on Boca Raton’s beaches appears to be the result of global warming, according to a Florida Atlantic University researcher whose new study… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Seeing global 'packaging problem,' Coke wants to recycle one can for every one it sells

By Associated Press Recognizing a global waste problem, Coca-Cola will attempt to collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one that it sells within 12 years. CEO James Quincey says The Coca-Cola Co. has a responsibility to help solve the problem. A report issued last summer showed that global industry has produced… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Parkland city manager asks to resign

By Lisa J. Huriash Less than a year on the job, Parkland’s city manager has asked to resign. Bob Payton‘s request came Wednesday night after Commissioner Ken Cutler said he needed a better vision for the city’s future development and more workshops. ”I don’t have a global understanding as a team of where we’re trying… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Parkland city manager asks to resign

By Lisa J. Huriash Less than a year on the job, Parkland’s city manager has asked to resign. Bob Payton‘s request came Wednesday night after Commissioner Ken Cutler said he needed a better vision for the city’s future development and more workshops. ”I don’t have a global understanding as a team of where we’re trying… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Congress likely heading toward a government shutdown

By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Christian

Thousands Call for Release of ‘Doctor of the Poor’ Abducted by Al-Qaeda Offshoot

By Editor (World Watch Monitor) — Thousands took to the streets of Djibo, a northern town in Burkina Faso, on Monday (Jan. 15) to call for the government to secure the release of an Australian doctor, Ken Elliott, kidnapped two years ago. The abduction was claimed by the “Emirate of the Sahara,” a branch of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Djibo, in the province of… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Deaths in South Florida: 1/19

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Gerald 81 of Pemb. Pines. Services 1/21 2PM Levitt Weinstein/Beth David Hlwd www.levitt-weinstein.com. Helmuth Jack Freitag 87 of Deerfield Beach, FL. passed away Jan 11, 2018. www,HorizonFuneralCremation.com … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Dolphins' Jarvis Landry seeks to be paid as a No. 1 WR

By Chris Perkins The negotiating strategy of Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry starts with this idea: Landry, a three-time Pro Bowl selection who averages roughly 100 receptions, 1,000 yards and five touchdowns a season, wants to be paid as a No. 1 wide receiver. “With all this, ‘What type of receiver is he… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Freebie Friday: Free NBA League Pass, free iPhones, free eats at Wendy's, Smashburger and Pei Wei

By Doreen Christensen Happy Freebie Friday! Today’s fabulous free-for-all has offers for free Jr. Frostys for a year at Wendy’s with a donation to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a free preview of NBA League Pass, a New Year’s deal on free iPhones from T-Mobile and free eats at Smashburger and Pei Wei. Have… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

DUI suspect mistook bank drive-thru for Taco Bell, deputies say

By The Associated Press Authorities say a west Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after mistaking a bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell. The Tampa Bay Times reports that 38-year-old Douglas Jon Francisco was arrested Wednesday evening outside the Bank of America branch in Spring Hill. The Hernando County… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Mom arrested after baby boy dies from 'severe' burns from torso to toes, cops say

By Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald A mother was arrested late Thursday night and charged with aggravated manslaughter after police say she failed to get help for her 1-year-old baby boy who was severely burned in a bath and later died from his injuries. Christina Hurt, 35, has been investigated by the Department of Children and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »
Local News

Facebook News Feed changes: How to make sure you're still getting news

Facebook recently announced changes that will show fewer videos and posts from pages you follow. The social media giant says the tweaks are made to “make sure that Facebook is time well spent.” If you’re afraid you will miss out on Sun Sentinel news, and want to make sure you still see our stories,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
Continue Reading »