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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Battle Over Experience Dominates Broward Primary

The Coral Springs chiropractor this week unwrapped an odiferous "scratch-and-sniff" mailer - possibly the first of its kind in the Florida campaign world - to smoke out Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs in the Democratic primary battle for House District 96. Perman, a former state representative trying to return to the House after a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Lois Frankel, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Coral Springs, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Coconut Creek, FL

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

5 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Photo Release -- Silver Airways Starts 16th Intra-Florida Route: Fort Lauderdale - Jacksonville

Silver Airways, Florida's next generation regional airline , today started nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Jacksonville International Airport , further expanding its intra-Florida flying.

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Related Topix: Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

9 hrs ago | Local10.com

Former principal, teacher attend school board meeting to try to get jobs back

NOW AT 5:30, WE'RE HEARING FROM THE FORMER PRINCIPAL P HALLANDALE HIGH SCHOOL AND HIS WIFE, A FORMER TEACHER WANTS THEY'RE FIGHTING TO GET THEIR JOBS BACK.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Funding Arts Broward Announces FAB/Knight 'New Work' Project Winners

The South Florida arts and cultural scene is enhanced with talent through three innovative, high quality art projects this Season, provided by Funding Arts Broward 's FAB/Knight New Work Award.

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Related Topix: Coral Springs, FL, Hollywood, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

FDLE issues Missing Child Alert for Ft. Lauderdale teen

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla.- A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for 14-year-old Shaina McBride, a white female, who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 145 pounds, has blonde hair and green eyes.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

St. Augustine Record

Former associate of ex-Rep. Rivera pleads guilty

In this undated arrest photo made available by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, shows Ana Alliegro.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Garcia, Democrat

McClatchy

Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20 million role in Rothstein fraud

After some last-minute hesitation, Frank Preve, 70, of Coral Springs, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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Eater

ExpansionWire: Sloan's Ice Cream is opening a...

Sloan's Ice Cream is opening a new location at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and then "at least 10 more locations," reports Clean Plate Charlie.

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Related Topix: Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL

Florida Trend

Investor groups that resurrected failed banks cash in on IPOs

Across the U.S., small-business lending has been stuck in a slow, grinding recovery behind most other types of business and consumer loans.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Florida, Tampa, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors, Sunrise, FL

CBS Local

CBS4 Investigates: Military Gear Handed Over To S. Florida Police

The images out of Ferguson, Missouri were alarming as officers resembling soldiers were going head-to-head with protesters.

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Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Local10.com

Mayor Barbara Sharief says family of Rep. Daphne Campbell pulled gun on her

GIVE A CALL TO BROWARD COUNTY CRIMESTOPPERS. AND NOW TO A BOB NORMAN INVESTIGATION INTO A DISTURBING CHARGE MADE BY THE BROWARD COUNTY MAYOR.

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Related Topix: Davie, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

CBS Local

Broward Land Sale Before Cabinet Tuesday

But with the state having placed a cap on land purchases, the money might not go directly toward Florida Forever purchases this year.

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Related Topix: Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Highlands County, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Ex-Sen. Dawson gets rehab for drug violation

Former state Sen. Mandy Dawson has been ordered into a residential treatment program after violating probation because of cocaine use.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Tallahassee Urban League Announces Program for Youth Education, Jobs

The UYEP program is an initiative of the Florida Legislature funded under the Attorney General's Office to make Florida the hub for economic opportunity through jobs and education, by delivering academic, career exploration and personal development services to young adults, ages 16-24, who are primarily disconnected from traditional education and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Florida, Pinellas County, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Holly Hunt's Gavin Perry: Guitar Heroes of South Florida

Holly Hunt's Gavin Perry is quite the antithesis of the archetypal "guitar hero."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Milk, Drama Movies

CBS Local

Companies Looking To Fill 6,000 Positions At Job Fair

More than 6,000 positions with more than 60 companies will be up for grabs at Job Fair Tuesday in Sunrise.

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Related Topix: Sunrise, FL, Coconut Creek, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Business Journal

Miami-Dade unemployment falls, Broward and Palm Beach rises in July

Unemployment continued to fall in Miami-Dade, but rose slightly in Broward and Palm Beach counties in July.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Broward County Public Schools start on August 18

It is that time of year again. It is time for school to start. The first day of school for Broward County Public School students and teachers is Monday, August 18. For parents, this means helping their children to get ready early in the morning and making sure the homework gets done.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WebWire

New Flood Maps in Broward County Florida

Here is what homeowners need to know regarding the new FEMA Flood Insurance Rate maps effective in Broward County Fl, on August 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

New School Year Brings Some Changes For South Florida Students

A new year, another grade, fresh faces, and new teachers are all in store-and so are some changes in both Miami-Dade and Broward County Public Schools.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Drug Testing, Education Etc.

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