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48 min ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Fla. funding legal hotline to help juveniles

The Children's Services Council of Broward County approved funding for LAW-line, a helpline for families in need of legal information including diversion opportunities, civil citation and expunction processes.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WPTV Local News

Broward drivers happy with changes to gas signs

Gone are the days where you drive by a gas price sign in Broward County, only to learn at the pump that paying with plastic would cost you more.

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Related Topix: Pembroke Pines, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

WPBF

Police arrest suspect 2 months after sex assault

RIGHT NOW POLICE SAY THEY'VE CAUGHT THE MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED A WOMAN AT A HOME IN BOYNTON BEACH.

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Reuters

Florida Senator holds Miami Beach hearing on rising sea level

Climate change is already impacting south Florida coastal communities, which could see a three-foot rise in sea level by the end of the century, a panel of officials and scientists testified at a Senate hearing on Miami Beach on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida, Science / Technology, Space, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

FCAT computer problems create delays in Broward, Palm Beach | Video

Some South Florida students couldn't take the FCAT online Tuesday because problems with the testing company's website prevented students from logging in, officials said.

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Related Topix: Florida, Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Education Etc.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

New way to head south from airport surprises some officials | Map/photos

And yet one small but crucial detail has commissioners in cities lying south of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport saying, "Now wait just a minute."

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Hallandale, FL, Dania Beach, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

CBS Local

Broward Humane Society Cuts Adoption Fees In Half Through Friday

Well this week you can make a new addition to the family at a discounted price thanks to the Humane Society of Broward County .

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NewsOne

Re: Florida Elementary Teacher Loses License For Allowing Students To ...

Former Broward County, Fla., elementary school teacher Cheryl Grampa , who stands accused of allowing some of her students to massage her to a "happy ending," has lost her license to teach in her state, according to the Sun-Sentinel .

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Business Wire

Students Observe Earth Day by a oeConnecting to the Oceansa

Renewable energy provider Wheelabrator Technologies is partnering with third-generation ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau to celebrate the milestone of the educational program that has inspired thousands of middle school students to become environmental leaders in their communities.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Education Etc., Parkland, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Broward commission to consider lowering $60 daily courthouse parking rate

The $60-a-day parking rate at the Broward County Courthouse will come under scrutiny Tuesday as commissioners discuss whether it should be reduced.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL

BroadwayWorld.com

Broward Cultural Division Holds Workshops for Artists Applying For Broward 100 Mural Project Today

Broward artists interested in applying for the Call to Artists for the Broward 100 Mural Projectin Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community, are encouraged to attend one of two workshops on how to submit an electronic application in response to this Call to Artists.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Plantation, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Local10.com

Business owners upset over new FLL runway expansion

THE QUESTION NOW IS WAS IT AN ACCIDENT OR ARSON. WE'LL KEEP YOU POSTED. ALSO AT SIC ON THE THE ONE AND ONLY LOCAL10 NEWS THE RAMP THAT IS THE WAY HOME FOR FROM THE AIRPORT FOR THOUSANDS OF SOUTH FLORIDANS IS NOW GOOD FOR GOOD WITH THE EXPANSION OF THE RUNWAY PUCK SEE THAT RAMP ON THIS OLD FLIGHT PHOTO.

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Related Topix: Dania Beach, FL, Hollywood, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Palm Beach Post

Education Talkback: Schools and parental behavior

This is the second installment in our education talkback series where I will post questions facing the Palm Beach County School District ind open it up for parents to respond.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Palm Beach County, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Memorial stops free advertising for formula makers

Sorry, new mommies: Memorial Healthcare System is saying goodbye to two "perks."

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Related Topix: Pembroke Pines, FL, Miramar, FL, Medicine, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynecology

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Broward College sees success, scrutiny with bachelor degrees

State colleges have become an increasingly popular place to get a four-year degree, prompting state lawmakers to consider a temporary moratorium on new programs so they can be evaluated.

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Related Topix: Parkland, FL, Florida International University, Education Etc., Pembroke Pines, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Top Ten Porn Stars to Watch Out for at EXXXotica 2014

In just a few weeks, the folks of Exxxotica , their sticky luggage in tow, will head to Fort Lauderdale's Broward County Convention Center for three days of dildos, sexual puns, and a few awkward situations.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007

Florida Trend

4 years after BP spill, many still wait for compensation

Throughout the state, the construction and hospitality-industry sectors have posted significant job gains in the past year, as have white-collar sectors like financial activities and professional and business services.

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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Oil Spill, Florida, us Travel, Travel, Clearwater, FL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Q&A with commercial real estate broker and developer Michael Comras

Bachelor's degree in business administration and finance, University of Miami; master's degree in banking and finance, Pace University.

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Related Topix: University of Miami, Pace University, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Miami-Beach, FL

Tallahassee Democrat

Legislation would preempt local ordinances on gas-pump help

Legislation that would render moot a Leon County ordinance designed to help people with disabilities get assistance at gas pumps is alive -- a Senate version essentially died in committee earlier this month, but it's since been tucked in a big transportation bill.

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Related Topix: Leon County, FL, Tallahassee, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Fla. tax execs get prison for fraud, ID theft

Former executives at a Broward County tax preparation firm have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a $2 million tax fraud and identity theft operation.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

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