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  • Broward teacher wrongly fired, judge rules

    Broward teacher wrongly fired, judge rules
    A Broward County teacher fired for allowing her daughter to be beaten with an extension cord may get her job back. An administrative law judge ruled this week that while Serena Jones' actions are "inconsistent with the standards of public conscience...
  • New radios for Tamarac fire staff

    Cities in Broward are busy upgrading their public safety emergency dispatch equipment and adopting the P25 technology, the national standard. Tamarac recently spent $250,000 to purchase 17 Motorola APX digital mobile radios and 30 Motorola APX digital...
  • Hollywood police to use cameras to fight crime

    Hollywood police to use cameras to fight crime
    Hiding from the cops is about to get harder for car thieves, kidnappers and other criminals cruising through Hollywood. The city plans to spend $1.5 million on a closed-circuit surveillance system that will help police fight crime in key hot spots...
  • Democrats, Charlie Crist use Broward police union boss to go after Rick Scott

    Democrats, Charlie Crist use Broward police union boss to go after Rick Scott
    Charlie Crist’s campaign for governor and the state Democratic Party have been going after Gov. Rick Scott for using uniformed police officers to boost his re-election image. The latest came Thursday, when a Broward Police union boss filed an...
  • Broward tech centers are county's new colleges

    Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
    Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of. The three vocational schools known as Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan technical centers have been around for decades. But they're changing their names in hopes of attracting students and respect....
  • Jewish Federation of Broward hosting rally for Israel

    The Jewish Federation of Broward County is hosting a rally for Israel with guest speakers July 21. "In our Broward Jewish community, tensions are running high with strong emotions," an official wrote in a mass email about the events in Israel. The...
  • United Way names new leaders

    Philanthropy United Way of Broward County named a new vice chair and four new board members. Jon Ferrando, executive vice president-general counsel, corporate development and human resources of AutoNation, was named as the new vice chair. The new...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas WR Devante Peete: Top 3 are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State

    FORT LAUDERDALE - St. Thomas Aquinas senior receiver Devante Peete has several options but he only needs three. The 6-6, 195-pound Peete said Thursday his Top 3 choices are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State. Peete said his commitment would likely come...
  • Here's the skinny: Hollywood vending machines adding healthier choices

    Here's the skinny: Hollywood vending machines adding healthier choices
    Forget the chips and chocolate. Vending machines at City Hall – and all city-owned buildings in Hollywood -- will soon display smarter, healthier choices. Think apple crisps, granola bars and herbal teas. High-calorie goodies like Doritos...
  • Broward cities all have lobbyist logs online, OIG says

    Every resident in Broward County can go online to see which lobbyists their elected officials say they've met with. That's according to a report recently released by the Broward Office of the Inspector General, which says the office spent the months...
  • The art of avoiding questions in a gubernatorial race

    The art of avoiding questions in a gubernatorial race
    TALLAHASSEE — News flash: Gov. Rick Scott doesn't answer questions. Yes, it's media-driven sound and fury, but when a governor can turn an oxymoron into a national cable-news debacle with CNN's Anderson Cooper claiming he "insults everyone's...