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  • Survivor, modeling CEO to speak on sex trafficking

    It can and does happen here, and when it comes to human trafficking, Florida ranks third in the nation behind New York and California. Ford Modeling Agency's former CEO Katie Ford, sex trafficking survivor Katarina Rosenblatt and State Attorney David...
  • Support for new medical students

    Patrick Kobler lost his mother when he was 12, and was raised by his grandfather. Later he had to take in boarders to keep a roof over his head. Now he'll be in the fourth class at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic...
  • Palm Beach trying hard not to look like Broward

    In Broward County, the fight against overdevelopment was lost long ago. In Palm Beach County, the fight goes on, with big dates looming. The first is Tuesday, when Democrats choose a candidate for the Palm Beach County Commission District 6 race in...
  • Suicide shows ending bullying requires unity: Editorial

    Any death of a child is an impossible tragedy. Communities diminished by unrealized potential ponder what might have been. Families bequeathed untimely grief grapple with unanswerable questions. Never more so than when a child dies under the...
  • FAU honors Cherokee, Everglades leaders

    One advocates for Cherokee Indians, the other for the Everglades. Florida Atlantic University is giving both honorary doctorates today. Jim Henson , a former tribal chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, is being honored for helping FAU...
  • FAU Police detain student on sex battery charge

    FAU Police detain student on sex battery charge
    A Florida Atlantic University student faces a sexual battery charge after another student said he groped her and tried to force her to have sex in his dorm room, according to an FAU Police arrest report. The incident happened Monday when the woman, 20,...
  • Pines receives $50K NEA grant for arts facility

    Pembroke Pines is moving forward with the new civic center arts facility and the plaza's design and program development thanks to a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. It's one of only 66 Our Town grant recipients. "Pembroke Pines'...
  • Tamarac appointed commissioner faces challenger to keep seat

    Tamarac appointed commissioner faces challenger to keep seat
    Michelle Gomez is running for office for the first time — even though she has represented voters in District 2 twice. Appointed both times to represent voters in the Woodlands, Lime Bay, Concord Village and Versailles Gardens, she now faces a...
  • Weissman busy as SWU campus coordinator

    Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2. StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
  • Jaffe awarded distinguished service medallion

    Arthur Jaffe — the local Jewish philanthropist who founded the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at the Wimberly Library at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus — was awarded a President's Medallion for Distinguished...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....