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Mardi Gras

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  • Law would require Florida dog tracks to report injuries

    Law would require Florida dog tracks to report injuries
    Florida, one of only seven states in the nation to allow greyhound racing, is pushing to hold tracks more accountable for the sport's impact on the dogs. A state Senate panel approved a bill Tuesday to require reporting of greyhound racing injuries, a...
  • Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April

    Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April
    Mardi Gras Casino offers a $20,000 drawing on April 29, and a bonus play promotion on April 20.  100 finalists for the $20,000 drawing are selected every Tuesday -- Mardi Gras calls it "Fat Tuesdays" -- as well as 100 winners of $100 cash. The drawing...
  • POKER

    POKER
    Charity tournament: Some poker sharks like to jump into charity tournaments because plenty of novice players participate simply to support the cause. So if you're looking for fish, Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach will host a charity poker tournament...
  • The Zombies: Sometimes, they come back

    The Zombies: Sometimes, they come back
    The Zombies were cool way before "The Walking Dead." The group was on the frontline of the British Invasion, giving us "She's Not There" in 1964 and "Time of the Season" in 1968. But like good zombie, this group, which will perform Tuesday in...
  • Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break

    Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break
    Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21. The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
  • Girl, 6, witnessed mother's slaying in Pembroke Pines, warrant says

    Girl, 6, witnessed mother's slaying in Pembroke Pines, warrant says
    Friends and relatives of Anuska Monique Dillon said they did not see the violence coming. But on the night Dillon was gunned down, her 6-year-old daughter saw it all. "Clif shot my mommy," the terrified girl told a neighbor, identifying her mother's...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Anastasia Clark Poetry Reading, 2 p.m. at Margate Catharine Young Library, 5810 Park Drive, Margate. Free. Call 954-357-7500. Antique & Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 8001 NW Fifth St., Plantation. Free. Call 305-...
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
  • Table money and expense reports -- an accounting headache

    Sometimes documents aren't what they seem. A spreadsheet detailing how Newport News City Council members dole out $14,000 in so-called table money fits this description. The documents reviewed by the Daily Press cover spending on tables at galas and...
  • Life and Death On the Set

    Not since the tragic deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors during the making of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" 32 years ago has the world's production community been so shaken and outraged by an on-set fatality as the one two weeks ago that claimed...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 3 – 9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display for Rio de Janeiro's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards. In the Big Easy, revelers throw beads...