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Suicide

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  • Senate advances cyber-bullying bill inspired by Polk suicide

    Senate advances cyber-bullying bill inspired by Polk suicide
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s anti-bullying law could be extended beyond the boundaries of schools to online forums under a proposal sparked by a Polk County cyber-bullying case that drew a national media spotlight. Florida already requires public...
  • Suicide and Older Adults

    Suicide and Older Adults Suicide rates have become noticeably higher in both middle age and older adult populations in the last few years.  According to the National Institutes of Health “white males age 85 and older consistently have had the...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Bipolar and Depression Support Group, 6 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Board Member Certification for Condos, Co-ops and HOAs, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5297 W. Copans Road, Margate. Free. Call 954-486-7774. Crime Scene Investigation, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines....
  • Pines slaying suspect shoots self after pursuit on I-95, police say

    Pines slaying suspect shoots self after pursuit on I-95, police say
    A suspect wanted in the slaying of his girlfriend fatally shot himself Thursday on Interstate 95 as police tried to detain him, officials said. The suicide on the highway delayed southbound traffic in Palm Beach County for nearly four hours, authorities...
  • Op-Ed: Ending conversion therapy for LGBT youth

    Kirk Murphy was 5 years old when his mother took him to see a therapist. She was concerned because he liked to play with girl’s toys. The therapist assured his mother that he could help Kirk act more like a boy. After 10 months of treatment that...
  • Hoover baseball battles back from three-run deficit to beat Burroughs

    Hoover baseball battles back from three-run deficit to beat Burroughs
    GLENDALE — Trailing by three runs to Burroughs High, the Hoover baseball team was looking for something to ignite it late in Friday’s Pacific League game. That spark might just have come in the form of a defensive play. In the top of the...
  • Carson mayor and City Council move to outlaw bullying

    Carson mayor and City Council move to outlaw bullying
    Alarmed by reports of teen suicides, elected leaders in Carson are moving to outlaw bullying. Under an ordinance that will go before the City Council next week, it would become a misdemeanor in the small Harbor-area city to cause anyone from...
  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...
  • White supremacist in 'suicide prevention smock' when charged

    White supremacist in 'suicide prevention smock' when charged
    OLATHE, Kan. —  A self-styled white supremacist from Missouri appeared by video in a packed courtroom on Tuesday and was charged with capital murder in the killings of three people outside two Jewish facilities.  Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, was...
  • Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

    Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide
    Del. Heather R. Mizeur promised to push for a law allowing physician-assisted suicide in Maryland if elected governor. "If terminally ill, mentally competent adults choose to end their life, they should be able to seek a life-ending dose of medicine...