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Broward County

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  • Palm Beach trying hard not to look like Broward

    In Broward County, the fight against overdevelopment was lost long ago. In Palm Beach County, the fight goes on, with big dates looming. The first is Tuesday, when Democrats choose a candidate for the Palm Beach County Commission District 6 race in...
  • Judges: Broward unjustly firing teachers

    Judges: Broward unjustly firing teachers
    Broward County schools have been firing and suspending teachers for reasons that state administrative law judges increasingly say are baseless. The judges, who hear appeals of employee discipline cases, have determined in 10 out of their last 12...
  • 2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar

    2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar
    Southwest Broward County has two new college campuses, but it might be hard to tell them apart. That's because Florida International University and Broward College are both in the same four-story building at 1930 SW 145th Ave. in Miramar. About 1,...
  • Drilling for streetlights caused Fort Lauderdale gusher

    Drilling for streetlights caused Fort Lauderdale gusher
    Repair crews fixed a 30-inch water main Friday that construction workers had drilled into Thursday afternoon while installing light poles, city officials said. The incident caused water to shoot up through the sidewalk and about 90 feet into the air...
  • State: Broward's beach renourishment buried corals

    State: Broward's beach renourishment buried corals
    An oceanic mystery has emerged in the burial of coral reefs off the coast of southern Broward County. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection accuses the county of allowing reefs to become smothered with sand during a project nine years ago...
  • Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder

    Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder
    Months after being beaten on the head with a pistol over a $5 debt, a man has died and his attacker is now charged with murder, police say. Terrance Murray, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in Ray Kuma's death. Authorities say the attack...
  • Drilling for streetlights caused Lauderdale gusher

    Drilling for streetlights caused Lauderdale gusher
    Repair crews fixed a 30-inch water main Friday that construction workers drilled into Thursday afternoon while installing streetlight poles, city officials said. It caused water to shoot from the sidewalk some 90 feet into the air and left city and...
  • Want to vent about new airport ramp? Come to meeting on Thursday

    Want to vent about new airport ramp? Come to meeting on Thursday
    If you're seething over the fact that the old southbound airport ramp isn't coming back, Sen. Eleanor Sobel wants to hear from you. Sobel, D-Hollywood, is hosting a town meeting to give residents a chance to vent from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the...
  • Pet shelter: Big older dogs get adopted for free

    Pet shelter: Big older dogs get adopted for free
    This summer sale is all about the canines. Adopt an older, larger dog at the Humane Society of Broward County now through Monday and you can take him home for free. The dog must be at least four years old and weigh more than 40 pounds for the adoption...
  • New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms

    New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms
    When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future. It will also bring unprecedented noise....
  • Hiding man put Springs elementary school on lockdown

    Students at Coral Park Elementary School were rushed to the nearest classroom with the doors locked behind them after a man tried to hide from police on school property. Junior Dorvelia, 28, of Homestead, was ultimately found hiding behind a trash cart,...