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  1. Florida Police: Racist Texts Get 4 Officers Fired in Fort LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Max

    Four Florida police officers have been booted from the force after sending racist and homophobic texts, and in one case even making a racist home video. "The officers were terminated due to a sustained department misconduct," Chief Frank Adderley said during a news conference Friday, CBS reported .

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  2. Job Market Faces Hurdles Even With 5.5% UnemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | News Max

    Unemployment in the U.S. has dropped to a seven-year low of 5.5 percent - a level normally considered the mark of a healthy job market. Yet that number isn't as encouraging as it might sound.

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  3. Top 5 Employers in Florida: Which Companies Have the Most Jobs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | News Max

    It should be no surprise that many of top five employers in Florida are integral to the Sunshine State's booming tourism industry. The companies that offer the most jobs in Florida each have a hand in getting visitors there, entertaining them, or picking up the check.

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  4. Florida Police Chief Fired for Arrest in Prostitution StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | News Max

    Stephen Johnson of the Miami Gardens Police was jailed Friday night during a prostitution sting by the Broward Sheriff's Office. An arrest report says 53-year-old Johnson responded to an ad for escorts on backpage.com and arranged for a liaison with two women at a Dania Beach hotel.

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  5. Widow Lives on Cruise Ship All Year; Her Ticket Costs $164KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | News Max

    Lee Wachtstetter has lived full-time on a cruise ship for the past seven years - just a few years after her husband died. The 86-year-old widow told USA Today that she sold her 5-bedroom Fort Lauderdale home at the urging of her daughter, who told her to carry on her husband's love of travel.

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  6. Arrested Teen Saves Officer Who Collapses During BookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | News Max

    An arrested Florida teenager being processed for burglary and a parole violation saved an officer's life in a new video released by Fort Lauderdale police this week. Jamal Rutledge, 17, can be seen in a police surveillance video sitting with his hands handcuffed behind him while a nearby officer completes paperwork.

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  7. Florida Woman Wants Lower Bond in 'Toxic Tush' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | News Max

    A judge has set a $40,000 bond for a Florida woman authorities say illegally injected toxic substances to enhance women's buttocks. During a court appearance Friday in Fort Lauderdale, Oneal Ron Morris said she couldn't afford the bond and would remain in jail where she faces trial in seven separate cases.

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  8. Billy Graham's Grandson: Why We Struggle With New Year's ResolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | News Max

    Making New Year's resolutions is easy - keeping them is another story, says the Rev. William Graham Tullian Tchividjian, senior pastor at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida and grandson of famed evangelist Billy Graham.

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  9. Nanny-State Health Policies Harm More Than HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | News Max

    Control freaks want to run your life. They call themselves public servants. But whether student council president, environmental bureaucrat or member of Congress, most believe they know how to run your life better than you do.

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  10. Pastor Cited for Feeding Homeless: We're Better Than ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | News Max

    Pastor Mark Sims, who was cited in Fort Lauderdale along with another pastor and a 90-year-old World War II veteran for violating city ordinances while feeding the homeless, tells Newsmax that "we are so much better than this in Southeast Florida." "We can do better," Sims, pastor at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church in Coral Springs, told Ric Blackwell and Morgan Thompson on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV Friday.

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  11. Veteran Cited in Florida Again for Feeding the HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | News Max

    World War II veteran Arnold Abbott once again was cited by police on Wednesday for feeding homeless people on a Fort Lauderdale beach, the latest development in a showdown that has focused attention on Florida laws regulating the homeless. Media attention has intensified since Abbott, who runs a nonprofit group, Love Thy Neighbor, was arrested on Nov. 2 for violating a city ordinance barring feeding the homeless in public, reports the Florida Sun Sentinel .

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  12. Arnold Abbott, 90-Year-Old WWII Veteran, Charged With Feeding HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | News Max

    Arnold Abbott, a 90-year-old World War II veteran, was charged with feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after a new city ordinance went into effect Friday. South Florida television station WPLG reported that Abbott - along with Dwayne Black, pastor of The Sanctuary Church in Fort Lauderdale, and Mark Sims, of St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church in Coral Springs - faces up to 60 days of jail time and a $500 fine.

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  13. Florida Man Arrested for Feeding Homeless UndeterredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | News Max

    Despite being charged with violating a new law by feeding the homeless in South Florida, 90-year-old Arnold Abbott said he's not deterred and even went back out to serve more food at a public park. The face-off in Fort Lauderdale over the ordinance restricting public feeding of the homeless has pitted those with compassionate aims against residents and businesses trying to protect their neighborhoods.

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  14. Man Charged for Feeding Homeless: 90-Year-Old WWII Vet ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | News Max

    A 90-year-old man was charged for feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after a new city ordinance went into effect Friday. South Florida television station WPLG reported that WWII veteran Arnold Abbott - along with Dwayne Black, pastor of The Sanctuary Church in Fort Lauderdale, and Mark Sims, of St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church in Coral Springs - faces up to 60 days of jail time and a $500 fine.

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  15. Two Ministers Charged with Feeding Homeless in Fort LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | News Max

    A 90-year-old man and two South Florida ministers have been accused of breaking a new ordinance that severely restricts public feeding of the homeless in Fort Lauderdale. Police arrested homeless advocate Arnold Abbot and ministers Dwayne Black and Mark Sims on Sunday as they handed out food to homeless people in a Fort Lauderdale park.

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  16. Court Rejects Charlie Crist's Bid to Extend Voting HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | News Max

    Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's camp Tuesday filed an emergency motion through a local circuit court to extend poll hours another two hours, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in Broward County after several reported problems at the county's polls, but the motion was denied, reports CNN. One polling station in the county, which includes the city of Fort Lauderdale, was offline for over an hour on Tuesday morning, reports The Hill , while other malfunctions with electronic poll books were reported.

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  17. GOP Congressional Candidate: I'm Not a Typical RepublicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | News Max

    Paul Spain, Republican congressional candidate for the 22nd district of Florida, says that he's not a typical Republican and, if elected, he "will represent all the people of the district.

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