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3 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Broward County Housing Authority

Michael Long, 52, of Lighthouse Point, is the Chief Development Officer of the Broward Partnership for the Homeless.


Related Topix: Lighthouse Point, FL, Pembroke Pines, FL

4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Florida wants federal help to combat climate change

Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs tells a U.S. Senate subcommittee about the impacts of sea level rise on communities in South Florida.


Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

8 hrs ago | Government Executive

Florida Officials Monitoring New Beach Danger

Florida officials have told beachgoers in the Sunshine State to take heed: There's a surge of flesh-eating bacterium that has killed ten and hospitalized dozens over the course of the past few years.


13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Trader Joe's Announces Pembroke Pines Opening Date

Trader Joe's just announced the opening day of their Pembroke Pines location. On Friday, October 10 at 8 a.m., the doors will open to the shopping paradise.


Related Topix: Pembroke Pines, FL, University of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, FL

15 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Deep Dredge Critics Use Drones, Planes, and Satellites to Show Damage to Biscayne Bay

Two years ago, environmentalists desperately tried to derail the Deep Dredge. They claimed the $2 billion plan to deepen the Port of Miami would kill wildlife in Biscayne Bay, so they sued to stop it.


Related Topix: Miami, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

6 injured when Broward County bus collides with Jeep

Six people were taken to a hospital Monday after a Broward County bus collided with a Jeep on Northeast 26th Street in Wilton Manors.


Related Topix: Wilton Manors, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Wisconsin Gazette

Civil rights groups ask Florida sheriffs to halt enforcement of ICE detainers

A civil rights coalition is demanding Florida law enforcement agencies in 62 counties stop detaining people for alleged civil immigration violations at the request of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


Related Topix: Florida, Prison, ACLU, Miami Dade County, FL

The Miami Herald

AT&T activates 7 more South Florida cell sites

The five new Miami-Dade County cell sites are expanding service in Homestead, Palmetto Bay, the Kendall area, North Bay Village and in Miami west of Miami International Airport.


Related Topix: Florida, Miami Dade County, FL, Palmetto Bay, FL, North Bay Village, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Florida Tourism Officials Want to Be Prepared if Same-Sex Marriage Given OK

Souther Florida already does a ton of business with the LGBT traveler, so it knows what could happen to its weddings business if the same-sex marriage floodgates opened.


Related Topix: Wedding, Florida, Palm Beach County, FL, Marketing, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

Peter Zalewski: South Florida condo prices still 15 percent off peak of last real estate cycle

Despite a run-up in condo and townhouse resale activity in the past three years, the average price for a South Florida unit east of Interstate 95 is selling for about 15 Between January and June of this year, buyers have acquired an average of about 1,911 condos and townhouses a month at an average price of about $298 per square foot in Miami-Dade, ... (more)


Related Topix: Florida, Miami Dade County, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Miami-Beach, FL, Miami, FL

The Miami Herald

When treating food allergies, minutes matter

At 7 months, Tristan Knott reacted badly to the piece of egg his babysitter gave him for breakfast one morning.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Hives, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Allergy and Immunology, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen

The Miami Herald

Fred Grimm: Disgraced BSO cop get off too easy

Pathos fairly inundated the courtroom: The disgraced policeman's teary remorse. His 21-year-old daughter's sobbing plea that the judge spare her family the trauma of a father gone to prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Plantation, FL

Creative Loafing Tampa

Proud liberal Nan Rich keeps going

A Quinnipiac poll released last week showed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich trailing Rick Scott in a one-on-one matchup 41-34 percent, her worst performance in that poll since Quinnipiac began listing her in their Florida surveys over the last year.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Pinellas County, FL, Charlie Crist

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Boca News Now

DUI: Mindy Sue Marchese Of Coconut Creek

She's 60 years old and certainly should know better, but Mindy Sue Marchese is accused by the Boca Raton Police Department of driving under the influence.


Related Topix: Coconut Creek, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

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.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Foie Gras, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida Trend

Auto title lender skirts Florida's ban on high-interest loans

Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Deerfield Beach, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Making students feel safe: Schools prioritize bullying education

While educators teach math, reading and social studies during the school year, anti-bullying policies and lessons have also catapulted to the top of curricula in every school in Florida.


Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

BSO deputy shoots dog to death

A Broward County sheriff's deputy shot to death a loose dog that came at him at least three times.


Related Topix: Tamarac, FL

Business Journal

Another Broward cop sentenced in Rothstein scandal

A former Broward County detective was sentenced to one year and one day in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to violate civil rights.


Broward-Palm Beach

Six Underrated Places In Broward

A couple of weeks ago, we came out and told you about pretty much all the horrible and sad places in Broward County .