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  • Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal

    Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal
    Pit bull lovers came out in force Tuesday to oppose a county commissioner's effort to get the breed banned in Broward. They rallied in front of the Governmental Center, holding signs saying "Don't Bully Pitbulls" and "Don't Kill My Best Friend."...
  • A round-the-world trip -- all on airline points

    A round-the-world trip -- all on airline points
    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year. Queen Latifah shoved...
  • Joe Flacco is Super Bowl MVP, but can he bring in super dollars?

    Joe Flacco is Super Bowl MVP, but can he bring in super dollars?
    Joe Flacco woke up groggy Monday after partying late into the night, hanging out with Jay-Z and Beyonce as he celebrated the game of his career. Early in the day, the Ravens quarterback received keys to a 2014 Corvette Stingray, the prize for being...
  • Former swim coach sentenced for child sex abuse

    Former swim coach sentenced for child sex abuse
    Kelley Currin recalled dancing with her longtime swimming coach, Rick Curl, as a teenage girl the night of his wedding some 30 years ago. She wore a pink dress, held on too long and whispered in his ear, "I hate you." She told Montgomery County...
  • Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports

    Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports
    Following a string of recent cases in which coaches used their positions to sexually abuse children, the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation says it is trying to help sports organizations better screen people who work with young athletes. The foundation has...
  • Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes

    Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes
    — As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?" The Orioles Hall...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence

    Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence
    Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty plans to deliver a strong message about preventing domestic violence to hundreds of middle school, high school, college and youth coaches. Canty has partnered with the Verizon Foundation and A Call to Men for a four-...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Volunteer Profile: Nate D. Handley

    Volunteer Profile: Nate D. Handley
    Managing paralegal and client communications director of a Fort Lauderdale real estate law firm, Nate D. Handley, 33, completed the 30-hour training to be a Guardian ad Litem in 2010.  Guardian ad Litems are trained volunteers appointed by the court to...
  • Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester

    Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester
    Agustín Morales walked out of the Broward Transitional Center in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday, one of the scores of undocumented immigrants being released from South Florida detention facilties this week by federal officials who say they can no longer...
  • Pollo Tropical $1 Treat Books benefit Women in Distress

    Pollo Tropical $1 Treat Books benefit Women in Distress
    Pollo Tropical is using coupons to help fight domestic violence in October. Make a $1 donation to benefit Women in Distress of Broward County and get a Treat Book in exchange from the South Florida-based restaurant chain. The savings books, available...