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  1. Cops say school treasurer dipped into funds, and shea s a city councilwoman to bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Lisa Rivera , the first Hispanic on the City Council of Greenacres in Palm Beach County, was quietly arrested by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday and accused of stealing $23,085.85 from the school where she was treasurer. The second term councilwoman was booked into the county jail about 3 p.m. and was released an hour later on $10,000 bond.

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  2. Police searching for BurgerFi customer wanted in attack on deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Police are searching for a man who assaulted a Broward sheriff's deputy at a BurgerFi restaurant Monday night, authorities said. The customer became unruly around 8 p.m. in the restaurant at 2009 NE Second St. in Deerfield Beach, police said.

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  3. How noisy are the noises that surrounded in South Florida?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Lawrence Patrick Sullivan - whose green hair and tattooed face bears a striking resemblance to The Joker - was stopped by police Tuesday, May 23, 2017, outside the Hammocks Place Apartments in West Kendall. People had called in to police earlier in the day to alert them someone who looked like the Joker was pointing a weapon at passing cars.

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  4. Police release surveillance video of teacher kissing a fourth-grade student in classRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The video evidence against Brian Kornbluth, a teacher accused of kissing students in his classroom has been released by Boca Raton police. In the video, the 28-year-old fourth-grade teacher at Somerset Academy charter school is seen kissing a 10-year-old male student on the lips.

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  5. Lane Kiffin hasna t coached a game with FAU yet, but hea s already winning your attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Lane Kiffin has been the youngest head coach in the NFL with the Oakland Raiders, and the head coach at Southern Cal, and served on Nick Saban's championship staff at Alabama. Few football coaches in America have had a higher-profile resume' over the past dozen years.

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  6. Father-son duo works well for University of Tampa lacrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Saturday afternoon, Whipple's Spartans play in the NCAA Division II lacrosse tournament quarterfinal at Lenoir-Rhyne University . UT hopes to win the program's first national championship after finishing as a semifinalist in 2014 and 2016.

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  7. FBI tracks down bank robbery suspect dressed like a punkish senior citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    As everyone who saw "GoodFellas" knows, the "don'ts" after a big heist include: Don't keep the evidence around, especially the vehicle, and don't make large purchases. Perhaps Hollywood's Abraham Maghen never saw the movie.

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  8. Millions from taxpayers to be spent saving golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    As dozens of golf courses shut down for lack of interest, two South Florida cities plan to spend millions of dollars in taxpayer money to create what they call golfing destinations. Some residents say the plans come at too high of a price for taxpayers, but officials say the golf courses will thrive because they will be exceptional.

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  9. ADL audit reveals dramatic uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in Florida, U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The number of anti-Semitic incidents including harassment, threats, vandalism and assaults increased dramatically last year and in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Anti-Defamation League's annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released Monday. "The audit has proven to be as bad as we felt it was," said Yael Hershfield, ADL Florida interim regional director.

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  10. German insurer Allianz drops Boca golf tourney after years of protest by Holocaust survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A group of South Florida Holocaust survivors who have protested a global insurance company's sponsorship of the PGA Champions tournament in Boca Raton rejoiced Monday over Allianz's recent decision to withdraw as the main sponsor. For the past seven years, hundreds of survivors and relatives have decried Allianz's sponsorship of the senior championship golf event at the Broken Sound Country Club, claiming it should be ousted because it has failed to pay billions of dollars in life policies purchased by European Jews before World War II.

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  11. UM coach Mark Richt wants crisp QB play, then some crispy chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    UM Coach Mark Richt talks spring game/scrimmage, Mark Walton, his Boca Raton days and Jack Allison on April 18, 2017. The Jerry's Pizza of Mark Richt's youth is gone, but Fran's Chicken Haven - 'If the Colonel had our fried chicken recipe he'd be a general,' as the window reads - has been thriving since 1964.

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  12. If you want to change Floridaa s Constitution, go to public hearing at FIURead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The powerful panel that has the ability to update Florida's foundational legal document will be in Miami on Thursday and wants to hear from you. The Constitution Revision Committee, a 37-member board that will put constitutional amendments directly on the 2018 ballot, will conduct a public hearing at Florida International University at 5 p.m. as part of a series of stops across the state.

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  13. Virginia Snyder, crime-solving crusader for justice, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Michael Chalek, who discovered he'd been sold for $200 by a baby broker after his young, unwed mother was coerced into giving him up under an assumed name, sits and looks at papers with one of his investigators, Virginia Snyder, at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., Dec. 24, 1998. Chalek, now 47, has filed a lawsuit seeking to annul his adoption and get a new birth certificate with the names of his true parents.

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  14. For Holocaust victims, a path to reclaim stolen assets and stories of their loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A gentleman waves to a friend in front a slide of a Holocaust artifact as he attends a panel discussion put on by researchers from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington at Beth Torah Congregation in North Miami Beach on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The discussion focused on seeking reparations from the German government over Nazi thefts and finding out about the stories of loved ones during World War II.

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  15. White supremacists step up recruiting on Florida campuses, group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Since the academic year started in September, white supremacist groups have targeted college campuses 104 times with anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and racist fliers, posters and stickers, according to a report published Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. The incidents took place in 25 states, with eight incidents on Florida campuses.

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  16. Eating alone: How 4 students began mission to end isolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The concrete courtyard at Boca Raton Community High stretches the length of a football field. When the bell rings for lunch, a flurry of students pack it from every direction.

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  17. Was Trumpa s visit to South Florida linked to sonic boom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A massive boom that shook cars, rattled windows and alarmed scores of people from Weston to Boca Raton Friday evening was caused by military planes, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. The sound was initially believed by those who heard it around 7 p.m. to be an explosion.

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  18. Will Miami Hurricanes football a Spring Gamea be replaced by a scrimmage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Miami Hurricanes running back Gus Edwards speaks to the media after football practice at the University of Miami on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. UM athletic director Blake James said Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, that as far as he knows, Edwards as not formally asked to transfer.

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  19. Holocaust survivors target a German golf sponsor over insurance billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Protesters hold signs Sunday at the Allianz PGA Golf Championship at Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton to demonstrate against the German tournament sponsor for not fully paying the life insurance policies of Holocaust victims. Protesters hold signs Sunday at the Allianz PGA Golf Championship at Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton to demonstrate against the German tournament sponsor for not fully paying the life insurance policies of Holocaust victims.

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  20. Jeff Atwater, Floridaa s CFO, to resign for job at Florida Atlantic UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Friday he's resigning from his Cabinet position to return to Palm Beach County and take a job as the CFO of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Atwater, who is from North Palm Beach, will be the university's vice president of strategic initiatives and CFO - where he'll "lead strategic initiatives and economic development opportunities for FAU as well as manage the university's finances and budget."

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