Episode 10 of 57weeks.COM pOdcast. Apple Dumpling Episode

Tom Truex, is the featured host in the podcast, 57Weeks. In Episode 10 he gives you some details on the life and death of “Wild Bill Hickok.” Also his take on the importance of an old school recipe for apple dumplings. Episode available on 57Weeks.Com or Spotify. ... Read More

Biden GOP agree to 2 year budget-debt ceiling deal, work requirements for food aid

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK, ZEKE MILLER and KEVIN FREKING (Associated Press) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an “agreement in principle” late Saturday as they raced to strike a deal to limit federal spending and resolve the looming debt crisis ahead of a June 5 deadline, the House speaker said. A deal would avert a catastrophic U.S. default, but risks angering both Democratic and Republican sides with the concessions made to... Read More

Toddler shot and killed in Pompano Beach

A toddler was shot and killed in Pompano Beach on Saturday afternoon, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. A little before 2 p.m., deputies responded to a call about a shooting near the 500 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Pompano Beach, the Sheriff’s Office said in a media release. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue airlifted the child to a local hospital. Later, the child was pronounced dead “as a result of the shooting,” the release said. The release did not provide... Read More

Frank Adderley, Fort Lauderdale’s first Black police chief, joins Eula Johnson on city’s Walk of Fame

Many of the places former Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderley visited throughout his life, his parents were banned from entering entirely. One of them was the ocean. Adderley’s mother was eight months pregnant with him on July 4, 1961, the first day of the wade-in protests that led to the desegregation of Fort Lauderdale’s beaches. His relatives, neighbors and friends joined the protesters who gathered on the bus, rode to A1A, and stood on the all-white beach at Las Olas Boulevard... Read More

UCF dismisses baseball coach Greg Lovelady after 7 seasons

UCF baseball will have a new head coach for its first season in the Big 12 Conference after the school fired Greg Lovelady on Saturday following seven years with just one postseason appearance. The move came one day after the Knights were eliminated from the American Athletic Conference tournament and finished the year with a 33-26 record, going 12-12 in the AAC. “We appreciate all of Greg’s hard work, effort and commitment over his seven seasons,” UCF athletics director Terry Mohajir... Read More

McCarthy says negotiators are ‘closer to an agreement’ on debt crisis, but no deal yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Saturday that Republican negotiators were “closer to an agreement” that would resolve the looming debt crisis, but had not reached a deal with President Joe Biden. He said there was no firm timeline for a final compromise that would raise the nation’s borrowing limit and avoid a catastrophic default while also making spending cuts that House Republicans are demanding. House negotiators left the Capitol after 2 a.m. and returned... Read More

A sunny start to Miami’s Memorial Day weekend. So is this rainy spell finally over?

Even our plants are crying, “That’s enough!” After nearly a week of daily downpours leading into this Memorial Day weekend, Saturday’s forecast from the National Weather Service caught our eye: … Click to Continue » ... Read More