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  • Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots

    Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots
    An interactive mapping tool designed by Emory University researchers is putting South Florida's HIV/AIDS epidemic in sharp relief. AIDSVu, a free online tool created by Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, allows users to call up maps of Broward,...
  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • Early voting begins Friday in Broward

    Early voting begins Friday in Broward
    Early voting for the Democratic and Republican primaries and nonpartisan elections open to all voters starts Friday in Broward County, and voters will see some big changes from previous elections. For starters, there are more locations, and some are...
  • South Florida's accepting the "Ice Bucket Challenge"

    South Florida's accepting the "Ice Bucket Challenge"
    Manny Salgado got thirsty and went to the fridge one day back in May of 2009 and realized he could no longer open a bottle of Coke. One month later he was diagnosed with ALS, a degenerative disease which causes progressive deterioration of the nervous...
  • 'Prancercise lady' gallops with horses in new video

    'Prancercise lady' gallops with horses in new video
    A year and a half after she became an Internet sensation, "Prancercise lady" Joanna Rohrback is back with a new video that incorporates horses into her unusual exercise routine. The video -- "Official Prancercise Fitness With Passion" -- was filmed at...
  • All Aboard Florida: Bus depot critical to Fort Lauderdale development plan

    All Aboard Florida: Bus depot critical to Fort Lauderdale development plan
    All Aboard Florida, the passenger rail line that's about to connect South Florida to Orlando, says a bus depot is the key to the company's efforts to redevelop the downtown area near its Fort Lauderdale station. The firm sees potential for a variety...
  • 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-...
  • Volunteers help provide homes to three families

    For Asia Smith, owning her own home is no longer just a dream. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Broward County and JM Family Enterprises, the first-time homeowner and her four children live in a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Oakland Park....
  • JCC Maccabi Games come to a close

    Randy Colman, executive director of the Boca Raton-based Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, estimates that the just-completed JCC Maccabi Games — hosted this year by the Levis JCC at venues around the Boca Raton area from Aug. 10-15 &#...
  • School's dual-language program helps inspire similar programs

    Weston's Eagle Point Elementary School has contributed to a trend taking off this fall at Broward County Public Schools. When the school implemented its dual-language, two-way immersion program last school year with the core subjects taught half in...
  • Lots of new things at Broward schools this year

    Lots of new things at Broward schools this year
    Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours. As an estimated 265,000 students return...