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  • In multilingual South Florida, nonprofit services offered in Portuguese

    Fleeing domestic violence, a sufferer surely doesn't want to be forced to speak a foreign language. That's why nonprofit Women in Distress of Broward County now offers its services in four languages in South Florida, where one in three residents was...
  • 11 Broward School Board candidates compete

    11 Broward School Board candidates compete
    Eleven candidates are vying for five seats on the Broward School Board this year, as the district pushes for an $800 million bond to repair or replace aging buildings. The five incumbents seeking re-election have drawn challenges from district...
  • Broward County site for new ATA black tennis training center to be announced soon

    Broward County site for new ATA black tennis training center to be announced soon
    A site for the American Tennis Association's new permanent home and training center in South Florida is expected to be announced soon, a member of the project development team said Thursday. For the past year, the nation's oldest black amateur tennis...
  • Uber ride-share launch stirs controversy

    UberX, the controversial ride-share service, has launched in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The company previously launched in Miami where officials ticketed drivers and impounded vehicles associated with the app. Miami-Dade County requires that...
  • Effort helps children in need

    Four years ago, Fort Lauderdale lieutenant/paramedic Joshua Wells made a year-end visit to Kids In Distress in Wilton Manors. "I saw then that we could do more for these abused and neglected children, more of a community outreach assistance program,"...
  • Creative recycling

    Fort Lauderdale's Trash to Treasure has quickly become a favorite spot for students and teachers heading back to school. The shop exclusively sells recycled products and services all of Broward County, and the shop is on the move, finding a new home...
  • September birthday? Here's a gift for car owners

    September birthday? Here's a gift for car owners
    If your birthday falls in the first week of September, happy birthday, and don't renew your car's registration yet. A new law that goes into effect Sept. 1 will reduce rates on renewals, and Broward County's Records, Taxes and Treasury Division wants to...
  • Lobbyist watch: Contracts with Ron Book, others, expiring

    Broward County's stable of lobbyists could change. On Sept. 30, the county's contracts with five lobbyists, including homegrown Broward superlobbyist Ron Book, expire. The county three years ago approved the contracts, and "there are no further...
  • High school band director John Rusnak dies at age 58

    He was a saxophone player who loved musical instruments, from the clarinet to the flute to the trombone. And his love of music came through in the classroom, where John Rusnak taught scores of students the art of being in a band. Mr. Rusnak, Marjory...
  • Fort Lauderdale's il Lugano hotel is sold for $21.6 million

    Fort Lauderdale's il Lugano hotel is sold for $21.6 million
    The il Lugano hotel on the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale has changed ownership. The 104-suite hotel was sold Thursday for $21.6 million to Claremont Ft. Lauderdale Suites LLC, said Barry Lapides, a Miami-based attorney and partner with Berger...
  • Miramar loaded with talent and expectations

    Miramar loaded with talent and expectations
    MIRAMAR – When you walk into the office of Miramar’s new head football coach, you immediately notice a giant, new banner stretched high across the back wall. It features the Patriots’ logo – same as the New England Patriots&...