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4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Florida has over than 1,400 new foster homes

The Florida Department of Children and Families said Friday that it's added 1,463 new foster homes in the past year.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL

9 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

4 women among 15 lottery scam detainees

The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption task force yesterday started to interrogate 15 people who were detained during anti-lottery scam operations in the parishes of St Elizabeth, Westmoreland and Hanover between Thursday and yesterday morning.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lottery, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

Gay wedding showcase launches in Broward County

Companies offering goods and services for same-sex ceremonies will gather in Wilton Manors for the inaugural Gay Nuptials event, which will feature gay-friendly offerings including catering, venues, flowers and invitations.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Wilton Manors, FL, Gay/Lesbian

CBS Local

State Releases Elementary & Middle School Preliminary Grades

While last year's grades are long gone from the minds of South Florida students, teachers and school board officials are taking a look at the state's school grades released Friday.

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

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Broward County to spray for mosquitoes

Broward County's Mosquito Control Section will spray for mosquitoes Friday in the western part of the county.

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Related Topix: Southwest Ranches, FL, Pembroke Pines, FL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Best of Broward / Palm Beach 2014: Game On

Grab your controller and heed the call of duty. It's time to read about the best places to eat brunch, drink beer, and party until dawn in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Best of, Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Examiner.com

Broward Supervisor of Elections closes August primary

Changing her mind from a decision made just a week ago, Dr. Brenda C. Snipes - the Broward Supervisor of Elections - has closed two area races, thus favoring local Democrat's, according to the Sun Sentinel late Thursday.

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Freshnews

GOBankingRates Recognizes Fort Lauderdale's City County Credit...

GOBankingRates commends its client City County Credit Union for awarding two Broward County seniors $500 scholarships through its partnership with Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Lauderdale Lakes, FL, Sunrise, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Complaint filed over Rick Scott's police use

Complaint filed over Rick Scott's police use Florida law does not allow public employees to do campaign work while on duty.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Tallahassee, FL

EDGE

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Marketing

News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For July 10th

Attorneys for a retired Tampa police captain accused of shooting a man in a movie theater raised the possibility of using a "stand your ground" defense at trial next year.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Business Review

A Conversation With Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca

Edward J. Pozzuoli, President of Fort Lauderdale based law firm Tripp Scott, sits down with Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca to talk about the local economy and how the commercial and residential real estate market is coming back in Broward County.

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The Times of Israel

Florida lawyers fired for Palestinian Facebook abuse

Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres lost their jobs as Broward County assistant public defenders over the posts of July 2, according to Broward County public defender Howard Finkelstein.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Local10.com

At least 1 accident caused by heavy rain in South Fla.

BETWEEN GAZA AND SPERM WE HAVE THE LATEST ON THE CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. REALTIME CLOSED CAPTIONING PERFORMED BY U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY RIGHT OFF THE TOP AT 4:00 PARTS COASTAL SOUTH FLORIDA RAND OUT OUT.

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Related Topix: Weather, Florida, Natural Disasters, Flood

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms FMLC's Deerfield Beach (FL) Revenue Bonds; Outlook Negative

The bonds are limited obligations of the FMLC. There are two separate loans, both payable solely from payments equal to the debt service made by the borrower, the city of Deerfield Beach, FL .

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Related Topix: Deerfield Beach, FL, Boca Raton, FL

Front www.keysnet.com

Broward man dies from injuries sustained in June 23 crash in Islamorada

An 18-year-old Broward County man died Monday night in Miami from injuries sustained in a June 23 car crash near mile marker 80 in Islamorada.

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Related Topix: Southwest Ranches, FL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Miami Herald

Medicare awards South Florida physician group $4 million bonus

A group of physicians in Palm Beach and Broward counties working under a new Medicare pay-for-performance program qualified for a $4.2 million bonus from the government this year for reducing costs while meeting healthcare quality benchmarks during their first year in the program.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Palm Beach County, FL, Medicine

Boating Industry

Boat-Max in Pompano Beach is now a Pro-Line Boats dealer

Baja Marine, parent company of the Baja, Donzi, Fountain and Pro-Line boat brands, is pleased to announce it has signed a new dealer partner for Pro-Line Boats.

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

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Florida lawyers fired for calling Palestinians 'sw...

Two South Florida public defenders were fired Tuesday after making inflammatory remarks on social media about Palestinians allegedly celebrating the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Family, Teenagers, Startups, Facebook

St. Petersburg Times

PoliticsObama's call for Mideast restraint doesn't mention beaten Tampa teen

President Barack Obama called for Israelis and Palestinians alike to restrain themselves and put an end to acts of retribution, in some of his first public comments on the matter since the murders of three Israeli teenagers and a Palestinian teenager touched off a new round of violence.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Family, Teenagers

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