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Broward County

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  • Sean Guerin: Community colleges vital to Broward's growth

    When public school systems sought new ways to serve their community, the community college was born, providing everyone with accessibility to education and serving as a catalyst for economic development. For many, a college degree would be unattainable...
  • Charlie Crist's comeback attempt to be governor depends on South Florida

    Charlie Crist's comeback attempt to be governor depends on South Florida
    Charlie Crist believes the secret to wresting the governor's office from the Republicans and placing it in Democratic hands lies in South Florida. He's pouring time and resources into the region, wagering that the strategy will win him a return...
  • Monarch standouts Shawn Burgess-Becker and Calvin Ridley commit to Alabama

    Monarch standouts Shawn Burgess-Becker and Calvin Ridley commit to Alabama
    Shawn Burgess-Becker and Calvin Ridley helped make once-lowly Monarch one of the top prep teams in South Florida. On Saturday, they decided they didn't have another re-building project in them.  Both of the nationally-hearalded recruits committed to...
  • Bald eagles nesting near Turnpike in Deerfield

    A tree next to Florida's Turnpike may not be the most likely place for a bald eagle couple to make their home. But within 100 yards of the rushing traffic stands a bald eagle nest with at least one chick, the second active nest known to exist in...
  • Sunrise to ban sale of puppies from mills

    Sunrise is the latest city in Broward County to tackle the issues surrounding the sale of commercially bred cats and dogs. City commissioners unanimously agreed, on first reading, to a new law that would eventually stop the retail sale of cats and dogs...
  • Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again

    Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again
    Even Jeffrey Groover admitted Friday that there's a pattern to what he's been doing for years — stealing people's identities, committing fraud, apologizing, then doing it all over again after he gets out of prison. The South Florida man is so adept...
  • Wages, employer costs rising

    A raise or perhaps a new perk may be around the corner if you're employed in South Florida. Employers are feeling pressure to increase workers' wages and benefits to stay competitive as the economy continues to improve in Broward County, according to a...
  • Law would protect Florida children from identity theft

    Law would protect Florida children from identity theft
    You've taught your kids about stranger danger. You make sure they wear helmets when riding a bike and seat belts in a car. But how do you protect them from someone stealing their identity? In the growing scourge of identity theft, children —...
  • Judge orders golf pro Morgan Pressel's accused stalker into mental health facility

    Judge orders golf pro Morgan Pressel's accused stalker into mental health facility
    A Coconut Creek man charged with stalking West Boca golf professional Morgan Pressel must be committed to a state-run mental health facility instead of being prosecuted, a Palm Beach County judge ruled this month. Two court-appointed doctors recently...
  • Broward College sees success, scrutiny with bachelor degrees

    State colleges have become an increasingly popular place to get a four-year degree, prompting state lawmakers to consider a temporary moratorium on new programs. Broward College started with five bachelor's degrees and 111 students in 2008. In six years...
  • Sawgrass Expressway stops accepting cash Saturday night

    Sawgrass Expressway stops accepting cash Saturday night
    Hold on to your quarters. The next wave in electronic tolling moves to Broward County with the closure of toll booths on the Sawgrass Expressway starting Saturday night. By 6 a.m. Sunday, all drivers will pay electronically — either with SunPass or...