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  1. Marriott hotels to stop using plastic straws by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by 2019. Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by 2019.

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  2. Man stabbed to death in fight over disabled parking spot, detectives sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A Pompano Beach man stabbed a man to death because he parked illegally in a spot reserved for the disabled, according to an arrest report. The violent confrontation happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday in front of a day-care center called Little Treasures Academy, 101 SE 11th Ave., south of East Atlantic Boulevard and east of North Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach, the report said.

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  3. Seven-story, mixed-use project part of effort to expand Pompano downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The project, Heritage at Pompano Station, will include a two-story fitness center on the sixth level, a club room on the seventh floor with a view to the pool, summer kitchen and sun deck, as well as multipurpose community rooms and outdoor terraces throughout the building. The project, Heritage at Pompano Station, will include a two-story fitness center on the sixth level, a club room on the seventh floor with a view to the pool, summer kitchen and sun deck, as well as multipurpose community rooms and outdoor terraces throughout the building.

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  4. Damaged pole leaves much of downtown Hollywood without electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    FPL crews work in the alley in the 2000 block between Harrison Street and Hollywood Boulevard in downtown Hollywood to restore power to the area. Parts of the downtown have been without power since 11:00 p.m. Friday.

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  5. Nation's largest costume shop is liquidating and leaving DeerfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Costume World out of Deerfield Beach is hosting a liquidation sale before moving to Pompano. Owner Marilynn Wick is pictured at the store.

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  6. Florida's last harness racing track revels in decades of memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Florida's only remaining harness racing venue is headed for some big changes. It's about to shed more than 50 years of relics at an upcoming auction this August.

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  7. Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pompano among Florida's cities with the fastest commutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Rush hour on I-95 can seem like a time suck, but three South Florida cities rank among the fastest average commutes in the state. Miami didn't make the top 10 but commutes there got faster.

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  8. Deaf ex-employee wins $775,000 in discrimination case against Costco in Pompano BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A federal court jury in Broward County found that wholesale club Costco failed to provide reasonable accommodations for a deaf former employee at its Pompano Beach location. The jury has ordered Costco to pay the woman $775,000 in damages.

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  9. Family of slain Stoneman Douglas athletic director starts scholarship in his memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Debbi Hixon recalls her husband Chris Hixon, an athletic director who died in the Parkland school shooting on Feb. 14. Debbi Hixon recalls her husband Chris Hixon, an athletic director who died in the Parkland school shooting on Feb. 14. Debbi Hixon wants her husband of 28 years, Chris Hixon , to be remembered for how he lived - dedicated to high school sports - instead of how he died in the Parkland school massacre. To honor and remember him, his family has created the Chris Hixon Athletic Scholarship Fund .

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  10. Paddleboarder who crossed Florida Straits to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Victoria Burgess ended 90 mile stand up paddle board journey across the Florida Straits when she reached Key West on Wednesday. Victoria Burgess ended 90 mile stand up paddle board journey across the Florida Straits when she reached Key West on Wednesday.

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  11. More public art projects to add pizzazz in Pompano BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A Fort Lauderdale artist has been commissioned to paint this on the west side of the Bailey Contemporary Arts Facility. A Fort Lauderdale artist has been commissioned to paint this on the west side of the Bailey Contemporary Arts Facility.

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  12. Man accused of drunken driving in deadly 2016 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Stephen Burns of Derby, Conn. is accused of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a 2016 crash in Pompano Beach.

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  13. Man's body found in pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A man's body was recovered by police divers Monday from a pond in Pompano Beach , the Broward Sheriff 's Office said. Homicide and crime scene investigators were at the pond in the Palm Aire Gardens apartment complex.

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  14. 439 apartments proposed on site of former strip clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    An artist rendering of a proposed retail and residential project looking southwest along Federal Highway in Oakland Park. The city of Oakland Park is hoping the site of a former strip club becomes a different type of attraction.

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  15. Fill 'er up soon: July 4 motorists to pay highest average for the holiday since 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Gas prices are poised for a sharp run-up to the July 4 holiday, according to travel club AAA and consumer watchdog site GasBuddy.com. A big reason: crude oil prices settled at their highest point in 3.5 years on Wednesday.

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  16. Paddleboarder ready to race for record from Havana to Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Pompano Beach Fire Rescue Inspector Victoria Burgess hopes to paddleboard 100 miles while standing during a journey between Hemingway International Yacht Club of Havana and Key West. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue Inspector Victoria Burgess hopes to paddleboard 100 miles while standing during a journey between Hemingway International Yacht Club of Havana and Key West.

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  17. Rabbi bringing people together through discussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | Jewish Journal

    Rabbi David Mark of Temple Sholom, a Conservative synagogue in Pompano Beach, leads discussions at the synagogue. On Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m., Mark, 66, leads a current events discussion class at Temple Sholom's chapel, 132 SE 11th Ave. in Pompano Beach.

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  18. After 8 years of upgrades, Pompano's beach seeing 'a lot of life coming back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Pompano Beach has been on a eight-year odyssey costing about $50 million in public money to improve its beachside. Parking revenues show the city is starting to see returns on its investment in the first three months since its first oceanside restaurant opened.

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  19. Driver arrested nearly five years after fatal crash at 95 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A man accused of driving 95 mph in a 35 mph zone before crashing into another car was arrested nearly five years after the fatal collision. The arrest report does not say why it took so long to bring John Robert Whelden, 25, of Coral Springs into custody.

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  20. Girl, 6, taken off life support after being found in poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A 6-year-old Pompano Beach girl has been taken off life support after being found face down in a community pool at an apartment complex where her family lives, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. On June 1, Isabel Saintil had gone swimming with her sister, Sarah Sinile, 23, and Sinile's two infant children in the pool at 978 S.W. 10th Drive, in Pompano Beach, investigators said.

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