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  • Extra hour of reading will help kids

    There have been the expected complaints. There surely will be more. We're sympathetic, but the complaints are wrong. The reading ability of children is that important. The state's new list of 300 lowest-performing schools includes 32 Broward County...
  • 32 Broward elementaries to extend school day by an hour

    32 Broward elementaries to extend school day by an hour
    Students at 32 Broward County elementary schools will be spending an extra hour in school each day, whether their parents like the idea or not. The schools — mostly in the east, from Hollywood to Pompano Beach, and all but two run by the...
  • Cops push message: Red means stop

    It's never a good idea to run a red light, and it will be particularly risky in Broward County this week. The Broward Sheriff's Office is beefing up traffic enforcement to observe National Stop on Red Week. Running red lights accounts for more traffic...
  • Play SoFla Go Pro Hero Giveaway Official Rules

    - Play SoFla Go Pro Giveaway Official Rules NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Play SoFla Go Pro Hero Giveaway (“Sweepstakes“) is sponsored by Sun-Sentinel Company (“...
  • Can you see the light? {Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse}

    Recently, photographer Kara Starzyk and I rose before sunrise to capture the majestic essence of Broward County's only lighthouse for this week's cover photo. As the sun rose along the horizon we met Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society's (HLPS)...
  • Equine therapy agency to expand its park home

    A long-standing nonprofit in Broward County is set to expand its borders and the amount of people it can reach. Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida, formerly Horses for the Handicapped, is adding just about three acres, which was granted to them...
  • Looking for a spare: Poverello Center bowls a strike through hunger at Aug. 9 tournament

    The Poverello Center, Broward County's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization providing food, nutrition and wellness services, will host its 24th annual "Bowling To Fight Hunger" event August 9. Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the AIDS Healthcare...
  • Dania roller coaster could be knocked down for giant retail plaza

    Dania roller coaster could be knocked down for giant retail plaza
    At one time, it was known as the tallest wooden amusement park ride in Florida: the mighty Hurricane roller coaster. Today, the Hurricane is little more than a 100-foot-tall timber statue sitting silently next to Interstate 95 in Dania Beach. Its...
  • Pair rob Davie jewelry store, flee

    Pair rob Davie jewelry store, flee
    Two men, one armed, got away with cash and several items after a jewelry store robbery Friday, Davie police said. The suspects entered Ocean Jewelers, 7162 Stirling Road, around 3:20 p.m., officials said. One of the men produced a firearm and demanded...
  • Ranking the players: RBs shoulder load of expectations for 2014

    Ranking the players: RBs shoulder load of expectations for 2014
    Voluntary or not, the morning workouts at Miramar were not designed to be fun. These workouts are orchestrated to make players better. Work hard now so you can be hard to outwork in November and December. That's the objective and Miramar running back...
  • Broward judge latest to strike down gay marriage ban

    Broward judge latest to strike down gay marriage ban
    Broward Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen on Monday became the third judge in less than a month to strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But just as in the previous two cases, actual marriages between gay and lesbian couples will have to wait....