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  • Weston house fire displaces nine

    Weston house fire displaces nine
    Five adults and four children were displaced after a house fire Tuesday in Weston. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue received a call around 12:15 p.m. about the fire at the two-story, single-family house in the 200 block of La Costa Way, said Mike Jachles,...
  • Two dogs rescued from burning house in Lauderhill

    Two dogs rescued from burning house in Lauderhill
    Two dogs were rescued from a burning house Tuesday in Lauderhill. Lauderhill Fire Rescue responded to a fire in the 3400 block of Northwest Second Street about 2:40 p.m., said Capt. Jerry Gonzalez, the agency's spokesman. First-arriving units found...
  • Western allies

    The wartime Western allies, their judges sitting in judgement on war crimes in the city of Nuremberg, ordered hung until dead eleven major World War II criminals at Spandau Prison in Germany on October 6, 1946. Those judged were not hung because their...
  • Gallery owner Richard Challis dies at 94; he promoted watercolorists

    Gallery owner Richard Challis dies at 94; he promoted watercolorists
    Laguna Beach gallery owner Richard Challis, a World War II veteran whose roster of artists included the renowned watercolorist Rex Brandt, died Dec. 10 of natural causes. He was 94. Diane "Dee" Challis said her father valued watercolor paintings at a...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
  • American Red Cross: Need for blood donations is a constant

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season. For patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn't get a holiday break. The...
  • 61 displaced in downtown Suffolk apartment fire, repairs to take a week

    61 displaced in downtown Suffolk apartment fire, repairs to take a week
    UPDATE: November 24, 2014 8:19 PM: Electrical repairs to a Suffolk apartment building after a fire that displaced 61 people Sunday are expected to take a week, city officials said.  The property manager for Suffolk Towers told city officials that...
  • Give platelets on Thanksgiving Day and receive a pumpkin pie

    Give platelets on Thanksgiving Day and receive a pumpkin pie
       The American Red Cross has announced this offer to draw platelet donors on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. "Everyone who attempts to donate platelets on Thanksgiving Day, in the Appalachian and Mid-Atlantic Blood Services Regions will receive a free...
  • Foxwoods' New CEO Hopes To Diversify Revenue, Get People To Stay Longer

    Foxwoods' New CEO Hopes To Diversify Revenue, Get People To Stay Longer
    The new CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino says he is focused on diversifying revenue in a way that supplements gambling while trying to get people to stay longer. Felix Rappaport, CEO and president of the casino in southeastern Connecticut, said in an...
  • Evanston teen stars in opera from Nazi concentration camp

    Evanston teen stars in opera from Nazi concentration camp
    Evanston teenage opera singer Tess Dinerstein has played various characters during her young career. But she said that playing the part of "the cat" in the children's opera "Brundibar" is one of the most significant roles she has ever taken on. The...
  • Fire in West Boca destroys homes of two families

    Fire in West Boca destroys homes of two families
    Two families were displaced after a town home caught fire in West Boca on Tuesday, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. No one was injured in the fire, which happened at 1 a.m. in the 11600 block of Timbers Way. Firefighters arrived to find flames...