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  • State data: Vast majority of South Florida teachers are effective

    State data: Vast majority of South Florida teachers are effective
    Few teachers in South Florida need to improve their job performance, according to teacher evaluation data released Wednesday. The results, based on reviews from the 2013-14 school year, show that 98.6 percent of teachers in Broward County, 99.8...
  • Speedo championship meet a big splash for Broward swimmers

    Swim Fort Lauderdale team member Raphael Marcoux always looks forward to coming to the Plantation Aquatic Complex in November. He's far from alone. The 16-year-old from Fort Lauderdale was among a record 1,382 competitors representing 75 teams at the...
  • Fort Lauderdale settles excessive force suit for $75,000

    Fort Lauderdale settles excessive force suit for $75,000
    Commissioners agreed to pay $75,000 Tuesday to settle a lawsuit brought by a teenage girl stopped by a Fort Lauderdale officer she feared was a "crazy psycho" who would rape and kill her. The girl, described in the lawsuit as a 15-year-old, straight-A...
  • William H. Gilmartin: Boone's first football coach was friend to all

    William H. Gilmartin: Boone's first football coach was friend to all
    William Hugh Gilmartin Jr. never lost his passion for sports. When the former Orlando resident died Nov. 2 at age 91, he had just finished celebrating his beloved Florida Gators' victory over the Georgia Bulldogs. The Gators were Gilmartin's "home team"...
  • Jack Nelson, legendary swim coach, dies at 82

    FORT LAUDERDALE – Jack Nelson, one of the most influential and visible figures in Fort Lauderdale's swimming scene, passed away Wednesday morning from complications related to Alzheimer's disease. He was 82. Nelson, a former Olympic swimmer...
  • Marcoux brothers have big night at 3A swimming finals

    STUART – Fort Lauderdale junior Raphael Marcoux felt tremendous warming up for the Class 3A state swimming championships, so much so that he was confident he'd produce personal-best times in his events. "I was there mentally, and that helped a lot,...
  • A big family – in every sense

    A big family – in every sense
    One Broward County pioneer was really big, in quantity, size and historical significance. The Marshalls lived in Fort Lauderdale in the early 1900s. There were eight brothers and two sisters, and all were of such an impressive size and height that...
  • Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party

    Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party
    The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting. "Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...
  • Boca swimmers' obstacle to state? St. Thomas Aquinas

    Boca swimmers' obstacle to state? St. Thomas Aquinas
    Just 0.62 seconds separated brothers Raphael and Philippe Marcoux in the boys 100-yard freestyle final at the District 11-3A swimming and diving championships. Raphael, a junior, edged out, Philippe, a sophomore, for first in the event. Raphael also won...
  • Lauderdale swim teams win District 11-3A meet

    Lauderdale swim teams win District 11-3A meet
    The Fort Lauderdale High boys and girls swim teams won big at home Wednesday to repeat as District 11-3A champions.  Fort Lauderdale coach Debbie Cavanaugh said, "This was a total team effort by both the swimmers and the divers." The Fort Lauderdale...
  • Broward 100 at the Block Party begins a yearlong birthday celebration

    Broward 100 at the Block Party begins a yearlong birthday celebration
    On Thursday night, the street bash that kicks off Broward County's birthday celebration will also be saluting another fixture in the county: the higher-education buildings that fleck downtown Fort Lauderdale. The Broward 100 at the Block Party is a...