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  • Pompano paramedic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart

    Pompano paramedic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart
    A colleague calls Pompano Beach Firefighter/Paramedic Marc Piper one of the "shamans" of Fire Rescue Station 52, but his healing powers proved to be extraordinary for one couple whose hearts stopped beating 13 months apart. Piper, 33, answered both...
  • U.S. attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling

    U.S. attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling
    Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday he would soon release new guidelines to limit racial profiling by federal law enforcement, a move long awaited by civil rights advocates. Holder announced his plan at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where...
  • A visit to the Helen Keller museum provides a reflection of Alabama's culture

    In 1902 Helen Keller wrote in her autobiography "The Story of My Life": "... during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly...
  • Zev Yaroslavsky, victim of term limits, reflects on decades in office

    Zev Yaroslavsky, victim of term limits, reflects on decades in office
    A decade into his long, public career, Zev Yaroslavsky ruminated about his motivation for first seeking elected office. "To save the world," he told an interviewer in 1985. A member of the Los Angeles City Council at the time, he conceded that he...
  • Bradford Young balances intense 'Selma' and 'A Most Violent Year'

    Bradford Young balances intense 'Selma' and 'A Most Violent Year'
    Two-time Sundance cinematography award winner Bradford Young has two high-profile year-end releases this year, putting him squarely in the Oscar season mix. After a decade of working on short films and documentaries, the 37-year-old notably shot 2012's...
  • Director Ava DuVernay populates 'Selma' with real people and events

     Director Ava DuVernay populates 'Selma' with real people and events
    Director Ava DuVernay is finalizing the sound mix on the last few minutes of "Selma" on the Saturday night before Thanksgiving, roughly a month before the movie's Christmas Day opening. On a huge screen, actor David Oyelowo portrays Martin Luther King Jr....
  • 'Hands Up' movement joins other historic protests, lawmaker says

    WASHINGTON "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" as a symbol of protest against injustice is here to stay, Rep. Al Green said Wednesday on the floor of the House. "This is not going to go away," the Texas Democrat said during a short, public response to critics...
  • After Ferguson, Americans need to talk about race

    After Ferguson, Americans need to talk about race
    With the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., related to Michael Brown losing his life, the legal outcome and senseless rioting, I believe the time has come to re-evaluate race relations in America. Again. One of the greatest challenges we face is the fact...
  • YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19

    YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19
    The YMCA of Broward County will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 11th annual “Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Breakfast” Jan. 16 and the “YMCA MLK Day of Service” Jan. 19. ...
  • Boynton wraps up Ocean Breeze West project

    Boynton wraps up Ocean Breeze West project
    All of the doors are finally open in Boynton Beach's 'model community.' After close to three years of construction, the 21st home in Ocean Breeze West — a joint project between Habitat for Humanity, the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment...
  • Warriors' Myers says team has plenty of challenges ahead

    While contemplating the Warriors' fast start, general manager Bob Myers referred to a Martin Luther King, Jr. quote. "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge...