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  • Fort Lauderdale trains for 'active shooter'

    Fort Lauderdale trains for 'active shooter'
    City of Fort Lauderdale employees are being trained this week by two police detectives in how to handle an active shooter. It's a first for the city, city spokesman Chaz Adams said. "With the rise in active shooter incidents across the country,'' said...
  • End the senseless syringe funding ban [Commentary]

    End the senseless syringe funding ban [Commentary]
    News that Congress reached a budget deal has been met with glee by D.C. pundits, but there is an unresolved issue on the minds of many in the Maryland medical community — will they see sense and lift the ban on federal funding for Syringe Services...
  • More teens think pot is safe, alcohol and drug use down, survey finds

    Fewer adolescents think smoking pot is risky than a decade ago, but the use of other drugs, including “bath salts,” Ecstasy and tobacco, dropped in the same period, according to an annual nationwide survey. The Monitoring the Future survey,...
  • Management, security guards can't issue citations

    Question: I received notice for a homeowners association hearing, stating my 19-year-old son was cited for smoking marijuana in the association's parking lot with some other young people. No police were involved or called by security or management. My son...
  • In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing

    In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All. Upstairs,...
  • FAU accepts Pelini's withdrawal of resignation, then fires coach

    BOCA RATON — Former FAU football coach Carl Pelini wanted his job back after resigning amid accusations of drug use on Oct. 30. FAU obliged his request Tuesday, rescinding his resignation and subsequently firing him with cause. Pelini was...
  • TCA: 'Glee' Will Address Deaths of Cory Monteith and Finn Hudson in Third Episode

    The deaths of both Cory Monteith and his character on "Glee" will be addressed in the third episode of the coming season of the Fox musical dramedy, Fox Broadcasting Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly said. "The third episode will write Finn Hudson...
  • It could be next fall before first pot clinics open

    It could be next fall before first pot clinics open
    For Mike Graham, what started as an aggravation of an old football injury led to a number of failed spinal fusion surgeries before doctors decided to implant a pump to regularly release doses of morphine to try to ease his chronic pain. Instead, the...
  • Most youth who use smokeless tobacco are smokers, too

    Most youth who use smokeless tobacco are smokers, too
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most young people in the U.S. who use newer smokeless tobacco products are smoking cigarettes too, according to new research. "These findings are troubling, but not surprising, as tobacco companies spend huge sums to market...
  • Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say

    Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say
    Amanda Bynes has been using drugs, is consumed by paranoia and has spent $1.2 million in just a few months, the actress' parents said in court papers filed this week to take over their daughter's legal affairs.  Bynes' parents said they were "deeply...
  • YMCA hosts walk and life skills fair

    YMCA hosts walk and life skills fair
    About 100 students and their siblings or parents participated Saturday in the first Walk for Life, hosted by the YMCA of the Foothills. Starting at 10 a.m., two groups started out, one from the Verdugo Hills YMCA and the other from La Cañada...