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  • Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech

    Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech
    Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief's speech at the Sunrise Civic Center on Sunday wowed the audience, according to our report in the Sun Sentinel. Sharief is the county's first female African-American mayor, and she was speaking about Dr. Martin...
  • Hero Project pairs greyhounds with wounded warriors

    Hero Project pairs greyhounds with wounded warriors
    Marine Corps veteran Jesse Bergeron used to do his grocery shopping at 2 a.m. — just to avoid the crowds. Family trips to Disney World put the former machine gunner on red alert, searching for escape routes. Baseball games were out of the...
  • Broward, Humane Society consider new spay-neuter clinic

    Broward, Humane Society consider new spay-neuter clinic
    Broward County commissioners Tuesday reaffirmed their desire to reduce euthanasia of healthy dogs and cats, with the goal of running a "no kill'' shelter. By unanimous vote, commissioners agreed to analyze a possible public-private partnership with...
  • South Plantation High School delivers solid, compelling, memorable production

    Fairy tales have been around for centuries. The vast selection of fables have intrigued audiences for ages.  New stories constantly develop and elder tales fade. There are the select few, however, that are so prominent they can’t be forgotten....
  • Western High School's rendition of Li'l Abner entertaining, successful

    Li'l Abner is a musical  based on the comic strip Li'l Abner by Al Capp, with a book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, music by Gene de Paul, and lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The show is mostly a broad spoof of hillbillies, but it is also a pointed satire on...
  • Second "Heroes Behind the Badge" documentary screening this week

    Second "Heroes Behind the Badge" documentary screening this week
    Cops and civilians interested in police work will want to know about the screening of a documentary in Sunrise on Thursday.  "Heroes Behind the Badge: Sacrifice & Survival," the second in a series, will be shown at the Sunrise Civic Center & Arts...
  • Ogre finds friendship, true love in University School production of 'Shrek: The Musical'

    In a world of freaks, the ugliest, meanest, and most terrible of them all ventures out on a journey to regain possession of his swamp. But along the way, this ogre finds friendship, true love, and a new meaning to being oneself in University School’...
  • University School of NSU proudly waves their own 'Freak Flag' in 'Shrek: the Musical'

    With smelly ogres, tap dancing mice, and one tough gingerbread cookie, University School of Nova Southeastern University proudly waved their own “Freak Flag” in their production of “Shrek: the Musical.”   Based on the much...
  • Oscar Pistorius accused of using breakdowns as an escape

    Oscar Pistorius accused of using breakdowns as an escape
    The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial Monday accused the track star of using emotional breakdowns under cross-examination to evade answering questions about the night he killed his girlfriend. The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter, who...
  • Rothstein takes stand to talk Ponzi scheme, sex and corruption

    Rothstein takes stand to talk Ponzi scheme, sex and corruption
    South Florida's billion-dollar conman Scott Rothstein kept jurors — and a packed courtroom — enthralled as he testified for more than six hours Wednesday about sex, the Mafia, his involvement in political and police corruption and the...
  • Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism

     Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism
    Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon? Now that the 9/11 Memorial Museum, as it's officially called, has opened...