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Winners of Winterfest boat parade announced

By David Fleshler Some of the winners of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade were announced Saturday night, after rows of yachts and boats decorated for the holidays sailed from Fort Lauderdale to Pompano Beach. Here’s the winner’s list so far: Government: Trash Skimmer Vessel of Fort Lauderdale #99 Charter:… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Winners of Winterfest boat parade announced

By David Fleshler Some of the winners of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade were announced Saturday night, after rows of yachts and boats decorated for the holidays sailed from Fort Lauderdale to Pompano Beach. Here’s the winner’s list so far: Government: Trash Skimmer Vessel of Fort Lauderdale #99 Charter:… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pedestrian killed by train in Fort Lauderdale

By David Fleshler A pedestrian was fatally struck by a passenger train Saturday evening in Fort Lauderdale, the fire department said. It was unknown to authorities whether the train was an Amtrak or Tri-Rail train, both of which use the CSX tracks where the victim was hit, said Stephen Gollan, battalion chief for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pedestrian killed by train in Fort Lauderdale

By David Fleshler A pedestrian was fatally struck by a passenger train Saturday evening in Fort Lauderdale, the fire department said. It was unknown to authorities whether the train was an Amtrak or Tri-Rail train, both of which use the CSX tracks where the victim was hit, said Stephen Gollan, battalion chief for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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The NYPD checked on Pete Davidson after he posted an alarming Instagram message

By Sonia Rao Pete Davidson wrote on Instagram Saturday afternoon that he didn’t “want to be on this earth anymore.” The post came shortly after the SNL cast member had used the social media platform to applaud Kanye West for speaking openly about his own mental health issues. Davidson wrote: “i’m doing my best… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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‘Chief Apostle’ Partners With Largest Live Entertainment Group to Revive ‘The Met’ for ‘Church,’ $56M Secular Concert Venue

By Heather Clark PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania preacher who identifies himself as a “chief apostle,” and has traveled as a participant in crusades held by prosperity preacher Morris Cerullo, has teamed with the world’s largest secular entertainment group and others to allow the building that he uses for Sunday services to be renovated and utilized as a lavish concert and comedy… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Chief Apostle’ Partners With Jewish Developer to Revive ‘The Met’ for $56M ‘Church,’ Secular Concert Venue With 25 Bars

By Heather Clark PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania preacher who identifies himself as a “chief apostle,” and has traveled as a participant in crusades held by prosperity preacher Morris Cerullo, has teamed with the world’s largest secular entertainment group and others to allow the building that he uses for Sunday services to be renovated and utilized as a lavish concert and comedy… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Putin sees a new threat and a target for crackdown: rap music

By Associated Press Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular music. Putin says “if it is impossible to stop, then we must lead it and direct it.” But Putin said at a St. Petersburg… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Christian

More Than 100 Believers Arrested in Iran Amidst Government Crackdown

By Editor  World Watch List 2018: Iran from Open Doors USA on Vimeo. (The Christian Institute) — More than 100 Christians have been arrested in Iran in just one week and ordered to cut all contact with religious groups and house churches. They were detained by Iranian authorities, questioned on their involvement in Christian activities, and told to expect a call… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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CashFlow Gameboard Financial Education. This is a public meetup group and space is limited to registered attendees. 3:00 PM to 5:45 PM

– Pompano Beach Conference Room What makes CASHFLOW different from other financial resource games? CASHFLOW not only teaches you how to invest and acquire assets but most importantly how you behave within investing scenarios. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Students at Iowa college drop union organizing effort to avoid Trump labor board ruling

By Scott McFetridge Students at an Iowa college said Friday they want to drop their effort to expand a union representing student workers because they fear a federal board appointed by President Donald Trump would reject their request and set back unions at colleges across the country. Grinnell College student Cory… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Judge Orders Idaho Dept. of Corrections to Allow Man Who Identifies as Woman to Obtain ‘Sex Change’ Operation

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Isabella Mendez/Pexels BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has ordered the Idaho Department of Corrections to allow a male inmate who identifies as female to obtain a “sex change” operation. “Defendants are ordered to provide Plaintiff with adequate medical care, including gender confirmation surgery. Defendants shall take all actions reasonably… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Sun Sentinel mischaracterizes Broward Schools' response to Parkland school shooting | Robert Runcie

By Robert Runcie Broward County Public Schools respects its responsibility to provide information to our community about the tragedy on Feb. 14. The district has cooperated with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission and other law enforcement agencies charged with conducting investigations… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Biggest diamond ever found in North America is unearthed in Canada's frozen north

By Michael Brice-Saddler The biggest diamond ever found in North America has been unearthed by Dominion Diamond Mines and Rio Tinto Group at a mine in Canada’s frozen north. The 552-carat yellow gem was found at the Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories, and is almost three times the size of the next largest stone ever… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Three killed in fiery wrong-way crash on I-95 exit ramp in Boca Raton

By Larry Barszewski Three people were killed early Saturday in a fiery wrong-way crash on an Interstate 95 exit ramp in Boca Raton, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. A 2012 Kia Optima with two people in it was traveling northbound on the southbound I-95 exit ramp at Palmetto Park Road when the accident occured… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Guns in classrooms are not the answer to the dereliction of duty at Parkland | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Nearly 20 years after Columbine — and despite more than 40 school shootings since, including at Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech — the faculty and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were abjectly unprepared for Nikolas Cruz and his AR-15. So was the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, which… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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