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3 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Tamarac, FL

3 hrs ago | 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.

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4 hrs ago | 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 .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

Dade, Broward lead the way

Miami-Dade and Broward county jails have stopped detaining immigrants for the federal government at taxpayers' expense.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS Local

Dozens Of Broward Schools To Add An Hour To School Day

An extra hour of school may sound like a nightmare to some students-and just that may be happening soon for some Broward County kids at the start of next year.

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Related Topix: Pompano Beach, FL, Hollywood, FL, Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Business Journal

'Ride Along 2' filmmakers may reconsider returning to South Florida

Filming for "Ride Along 2," a movie starring Olivia Munn , Kevin Hart and Ice Cube , wrapped up filming in Fort Lauderdale on Monday, but a fee could make it difficult for at least one major production company to consider filming here again.

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Related Topix: Olivia Munn, Hot Chicks, Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, Fort Lauderdale, FL

BroadwayWorld.com

Broward County Welcomes New Members to the Cultural Council

The Broward Cultural Councilwelcomes four new members to its board: Heather Brinkworth -appointed by the School Board of Broward County, FL; Ebonni Bryant, appointed by Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs;Caryl Fantel, appointed by Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter; and Town of Davie Vice Mayor Caryl Hattan, appointed by the Broward ... (more)

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Related Topix: Davie, FL, Lauderhill, FL, Miramar, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Lynn Rosenthal, Broward Judge Arrested for Crashing Into Cop Car, Pleads No Contest

On Wednesday Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal entered a no contest plea to a reckless driving charge after ramming her black BMW SUV into a car in the Broward County courthouse parking lot back in May. Rosenthal, who was not in court while her lawyer entered the plea, was sentenced to three months of probation, 25 hours of community service, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Ambien, Zolpidem (generic), Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Suburban Restaurants in Broward

It's usually the downtown areas and restaurant strips that host all the trendy bars and eateries -- hey, that's just the way it is.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Real estate Q&A: Confusion reigns at home closing

QUESTION: I recently sold my home and was basically forced to use the buyer's title company.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Local10.com

Woman tells story of horrific false arrest for first time

FIRE IS UNDER CONTROL. IT'S 95 SOUTHBOUND BETWEEN GRIFFIN AND STERLING AND VARIED RIGHT NOW.

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Related Topix: Sunrise, FL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Local10.com

Man in hospital after lightning strikes

NOW AT 5:30, A LIGHTNING SCARE FOR ONE MAN WHEN STORMS ROLLED INTO DEERFIELD BEACH TODAY.

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Related Topix: Deerfield Beach, FL

Business Wire

Miami New Construction Show Releases Survey of Condo Preconstruction Prices

The new survey, compiled by CraneSpotters.com and sponsored by the Miami New Construction Show, reveals data as of July 4, 2014 detailing rank, market, minimum price per square foot, and presale ratio in South Florida.

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

Front www.keysnet.com

The gun range on Big Pine Key would be the third private range in the Keys.

Many people would think that deciding against continuing a high-paying 20-year government career in favor of ultimately opening a gun shop and range in the Florida Keys is a drastic leap.

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Related Topix: Big Pine Key, FL, Monroe County, FL, Guns

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Customs agents ID man with outstanding warrant at Rohlsen, arrange for his arrest in Miami

A 37-year old man trying to board a flight at Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix was arrested Saturday on an outstanding warrant from Florida.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Jewish Journal

Community turns out for Israel Emergency Campaign

As Israel's defense forces began day 15 of Operation Protective Edge, more than 500 people, many with checkbooks in hand, filled an auditorium in Davie to raise money for the Jewish Federation of Broward County 's Israel Emergency Campaign.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Davie, FL, Terrorism, Weston, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Most Essential and Underrated Prog Rock Albums

Broward County is about to receive a wave of live shows by some classic progressive rock bands or their tribute spawn.

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, The Musical Box, Pop/Rock, Genesis, Yes, The Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd

Miami New Times

2 Live Crew's Legal Fight Is Still Vital 25 Years Later

It's hard to believe 25 years have gone by since I put out 2 Live Crew's As Nasty as They Wanna Be , the first album in history to be deemed legally obscene.

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Related Topix: Rap, The 2 Live Crew, US News, US Supreme Court, Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Business Journal

Broward courts Beckham on soccer stadium

David Beckham is looking north after Miami-Dade nixed several plans for an MLS soccer stadium in downtown Miami, Broward County officials say.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Hallandale, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Seminole Truck Stop/Cafe 27

The Seminole Truck Stop, located at the far western part of Broward County at the edge of the Everglades, is "in the middle of nowhere," as owner Juan "Chuchi" Daniel admits.

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