Fort Lauderdale Info

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is located in Broward County. Zip codes in Fort Lauderdale, FL include 33388, 33311, and 33321. The median home price in Fort Lauderdale is $349,900 which is roughly $214/per square foot. More Fort Lauderdale information.

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Local news for Fort Lauderdale, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Killer dares judge to give him death

MOST people would plea for their life if faced with death. But a convicted murderer has instead dared a judge to execute him.

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3 hrs ago | Local10.com

Iconic Las Olas Boulevard statue stolen

LATER AND TAKE YOU INSIDE THE DOLPHINS LIKE A ROOM. LOSSLESS BOULEVARD MISSING ONE OF ITS MOST FAMOUS MARKERS NATIVE AMERICAN STATUTE THAT LISTED OUTSIDE OF A CIGAR SHOP FOR DECADES HAS BEEN STOLEN.

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8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Fort Lauderdale firefighters at the nation's busiest station are always on call

It's 8:15 p.m. and the four-member crew of Fort Lauderdale Fire Department Engine 8 has just made its way back to the firehouse after two back-to-back calls - one where an SUV plowed into a store and another where a family smelled something burning in the attic. The station's alarm system blares.

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9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Body identified as that of missing Ruskin man

Octavio Reyes, 36, was reported missing on Aug. 31. He'd told family members he was headed to Club 301 the night before, but never showed up. A day later, Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies found his 2000 Ford F-150 burned on Shell Point Road in Ruskin.

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14 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

All Aboard Florida choses Siemens to build cars

A proposed private passenger rail line with plans to eventually run from Miami to Orlando has chosen a company to manufacture its passenger cars. Siemens announced this week that it has been awarded the contract to build the cars and diesel-electric locomotives for All Aboard Florida.

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18 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Best New Restaurant in Broward County

Chef/owner Philip Darmon is an Australian native who spent the past decade traveling the globe, cooking for the rich and famous aboard luxury motor yachts.

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22 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Florida attorney makes $8M, pays little tax

A South Florida attorney who earned more than $8 million over a decade's time didn't file his tax returns and is now heading to federal prison. A Fort Lauderdale federal judge last week sentenced 56-year-old Steven Siff of Davie to 13 months behind bars.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Letter to the Editor: Pastor clarifies his position on alcohol

Letters to the Editor may not reflect the views or opinions of the Witness. Letters may be mailed, faxed or submitted using our online form .

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The Miami Herald

Miami Theater Center revamps two different plays for its 2014-2015 season

Chris Blythe, left, and Jackie Brown participated in the Swim to Alligator Lighthouse as a relay team last year, but this time they are each doing it solo. "> Chris Blythe, left, and Jackie Brown participated in the Swim to Alligator Lighthouse as a relay team last year, but this time they are each doing it solo.

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CBS Local

Body Found Floating In Ft. Lauderdale Waterway

Police are trying to find out what happened to a person found floating in a Fort Lauderdale waterway on Saturday.

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Seattle Times

Breast-milk soap inspires Florida mom’s business venture

The soap made from clients' breast milk also contains essential oils, organic honey, oatmeal as an exfoliant and a coconut-oil soap base. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.

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Weekend

African American Quilt Artist, Pansy Payton Brown, Still Going Strong at 77-Years Old

Could the gift of creativity be found in her name? Named after a beautiful plant, Pansy means "to be remembered". As far back as she could remember she was enamored with the art of quilt-making.

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Examiner.com

FT Lauderdale Jewish Community Welcomes Jamie Geller

Joy Of Kosher cooking just in in time for Rosh Hashana , Yuntive Holidays, posing with almost everyone, and signing her new book Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen - not because she doesn't love food - but because she has tons to do. As "The Bride Who Knew Nothing" Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Local10.com

James Herard to be sentenced Friday in murder of South Fla. man

HURRICANE BY MONDAY WELL TO THE EAST BERMUDA. Victor Oquendo: PROSECUTORS IN BROWARD COUNTY ARE PUSHING FOR THE DEATH PENALTY FOR THREE MEN ACCUSED OF ROBBING DUNKIN' DONUTS STORES IN 2008.

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Crooks and Liars

Florida Police: George Zimmerman Threatened To Kill Man In Road Rage Incident

George Zimmerman threatened to kill a driver during a road rage incident in Lake Mary and later showed up at the man's workplace, according to police. The road rage incident happened Tuesday, Lake Mary police told Local 6, but the other driver declined to press charges, so Zimmerman was not arrested.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Wakeboard World Championships This Weekend in Fort Lauderdale

It makes sense that wakeboarding would have its world championships in a place like Fort Lauderdale.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Stache Bartender Killed in Hit and Run

Timothy Brobeck, a bartender/waiter at Stache 1920's Drinking Den in Fort Lauderdale, was killed in a hit and run accident on Sunday afternoon.

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Business Journal

Fort Lauderdale restaurant unveils million-dollar makeover

YOLO and its adjoining O Lounge on Las Olas Boulevard will unveil a complete makeover Friday that owners say cost more than a million dollars.

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JD Journal

Eric Rapkin Named Managing Partner of Akerman's Fort Lauderdale Office

Summary: Akerman announces commercial real estate attorney Eric Rapkin as the office managing partner of the law firm's Fort Lauderdale office. Akerman LLP announced on Thursday that the law firm has appointed noted real estate attorney Eric Rapkin as the office managing partner of the law firm's Fort Lauderdale office.

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Business Journal

Broward County hotel trades for 73% premium

Prince-Bush Investments-Plantation, a Winter Park-based company led by Thomas P. Prince , sold the hotel at 7801 Southwest 6th Street to Midas Plantation, an affiliate of St. Louis-based Midas Hospitality . The Hampton Inn in Plantation last sold for $7.5 million in 1999, the same year it was built.

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