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Broward County

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  • Boy with fireworks starts apartment fire in Hallandale Beach, officials say

    A boy lighted fireworks that set his Hallandale Beach apartment on fire Saturday, fire-rescue officials said. The fire began about 12:15 p.m. in an apartment building in the 700 block of Northwest Seventh Avenue, according to Lori Williams, a division...
  • Sub shop opens in Boynton Beach

    A Jersey Mike's Subs has opened for business in Boynton Beach. The restaurant is at 1780 N. Congress Ave. and serves wraps, cold and hot subs. The chain opened its first storefront in 1956 and now has more than 1,300 restaurants open and under...
  • 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 1,200...
  • Voters face many choices on Tuesday

    Voters face many choices on Tuesday
    Voters go to the polls Tuesday to set the table for the November elections, but the menu's already pretty well set. Barring a cataclysmic shock, Democrats are set to officially make Charlie Crist their candidate for governor despite the pitch from Nan...
  • Upgrades slow for traffic signal mast arms

    Upgrades slow for traffic signal mast arms
    Almost a decade after Broward County's traffic signals were battered and broken by Hurricane Wilma, about half are still held up by wires. And it won't change any time soon. The county is upgrading about seven to 10 intersections a year with the sturdier...
  • Deerfield park on Intracoastal being upgraded

    DEERFIELD BEACH - A tiny park that fronts the Intracoastal is getting a makeover and providing a new waterfront hotspot for the city. Sullivan Park, just north of Hillsboro Boulevard, will gain two playgrounds, an interactive water fountain and a...
  • Charter school applicants have troubled histories

    Charter school applicants have troubled histories
    At least seven groups of applicants with ties to failed or floundering charter schools are seeking second chances and public money to open 18 more. Odds are, most will prevail. School districts say that they can't deny applicants solely because of...
  • 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...
  • Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20M role in Rothstein fraud

    Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20M role in Rothstein fraud
    A Broward County man pleaded guilty to his role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme Tuesday in federal court. After some last-minute hesitation, Frank Preve, 70, of Coral Springs, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud....
  • Mega job fair Tuesday in Sunrise

    Mega job fair Tuesday in Sunrise
    A job fair with more than 60 employers will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Employers scheduled for the job fair have more than 3,000 hospitality and culinary job openings, 2,000 sales...
  • Volunteers sought for reading program

    If you love to teach kids how to read, the United Way of Broward County has a job for you. "ReadingPals" volunteers who pass background checks are asked to donate an hour each week for 25 weeks beginning in September. The students are either in pre-...