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  • What the Ravens should have done [Letter]

    What the Ravens should have done [Letter]
    I wish Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti would have had the courage to come out and say that even if the organization did know exactly what happened that night that Ray Rice assaulted his then-fiancée, they made the decision they made because they knew Ray's...
  • Cocktails, membership drive kick off PAC fundraising season

    Local estate professionals will gather for networking, and a cocktail reception at the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County's "Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation's Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) Kickoff & Membership Drive Cocktail...
  • 'Billions' brings pigeons' extinction tale to screen

     'Billions' brings pigeons' extinction tale to screen
    The star of a new, compelling and cautionary documentary titled "From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction" (10 p.m. Thursday on WTTW-Ch 11) is a dead pigeon named Martha. She died on September 1, 1914, in a zoo in Cincinnati,...
  • Islamic Foundation continues to serve community

    On a fenced, sprawling 11-acre campus along a nondescript stretch in the city of Sunrise lies the Islamic Foundation of South Florida, a mosque that is working hard to become a powerful force in the community. For the last 25 years, the foundation has...
  • Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids

     Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids
    What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids. Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
  • The Planner: Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick Conference

    This week Tuesday Artists grant workshop, 5:30 p.m., Broward County Main Library, Cybrary Computer Lab, 7th Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Application workshop of the Creative Investment Program, for interested Broward-based artists,...
  • Joseph Leporati: 'It is like watching your loved ones be buried alive'

    Joseph Leporati: 'It is like watching your loved ones be buried alive'
    J. Christopher Kovats-Bernat's recent letter to the editor, "I won't accept the Ice Bucket Challenge," appears to make a solid case against supporting the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association. Unfortunately, he relies only on quantitative means,...
  • Albert A. Logan Jr., Boys' Latin teacher

    Albert A. Logan Jr., Boys' Latin teacher
    Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
  • Peninsula churches take advantage of online giving

     Peninsula churches take advantage of online giving
    At several churches on the Peninsula, the collection plate comes in a digital form. Churches in the area, including those serving Baptist, Catholic and nondenominational congregations, allow their members to donate online as a one-time or recurring...
  • Stern Advice: Fall means it's time to hit the (tax) books

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When everyone else starts loading their backpacks and shopping the back-to-school sales, I know it is time for me to dive back into TurboTax. That's because fall is the perfect time to plan my approach to the tax forms I won't...
  • 'Detroit won't recover' without grand bargain, city's bankruptcy lawyer says

    DETORIT The grand bargain to help resolve Detroit's bankruptcy offers a fair and lucrative resolution of the city-owned Detroit Institute of Arts, the city's top bankruptcy lawyer argued Tuesday. Jones Day bankruptcy lawyer Bruce Bennett offering opening...