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  • Friends of the Animals

    Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School's Friends of the Animals club started when students fostered and found homes for some kittens they found. In the roughly 10 years since, it's become a popular mainstay at the Southwest Ranches school, growing...
  • Walk boosts adult literacy program

    More than 100 people participated in the inaugural Walk for Education at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, raising $4,000 for the adult literacy program at the Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center. The 2.5K walk, hosted by Brown Mackie College —...
  • Frank's restaurant, a 40-year institution in Pompano, closes

    Frank's restaurant, a 40-year institution in Pompano, closes
    After 40 years of serving locals, tourists, New York Yankees, politicians and celebrities, local landmark Frank's Ristorante closed suddenly this week. On Wednesday morning, a stream of locals walked by the dark pizzeria and read the "Writ of...
  • Longtime Fort Lauderdale commissioner Carlton Moore, patron of the poor, dies at 60

    Longtime Fort Lauderdale commissioner Carlton Moore, patron of the poor, dies at 60
    He was an unstinting champion of the poor, fiercely representing the city's black community over two decades as a Fort Lauderdale commissioner. As a politician, he decried corruption. Carlton Moore died early Wednesday morning at the Tamarac...
  • Driver charged in death of man, 34, on motorized bicycle

    Driver charged in death of man, 34, on motorized bicycle
    A 51-year-old driver is facing two traffic charges involving a death after he allegedly struck a man on a motorized bicycle and then fled the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Gerard Roderick Hood of Hallandale Beach was charged with leaving the...
  • Lake Worth school has its own 'Shark Week'

    Lake Worth school has its own 'Shark Week'
    The Discovery Channel's popular Shark Week is not until August, but students at a Lake Worth school decided not to wait for summer to learn about the endangered fish. High school students from Trinity Christian Academy, led by biology teacher Daniel...
  • Broward schools return to old lice rules

    Broward schools return to old lice rules
    Broward County schools will no longer allow students with head lice to stay in school, after an attempt at more lenient guidelines caused outrage from parents and teachers. Children will be sent home if they have lice or nits in their hair, the district...
  • Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' nabbed at Port Everglades

    Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' nabbed at Port Everglades
    UPDATE: During a Thursday morning extradition hearing, Colin and Andrea Chisholm agreed to voluntarily return to Minnesota to face fraud charges. The couple signed paperwork and told Broward County Court Judge John "Jay" Hurley they are willing to be...
  • FPL proposes a new solar pilot program

    Florida Power & Light Co. on Wednesday proposed a pilot program that would build community solar energy projects — some with panels spanning the size of half a football field — in select cities including Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach....
  • Manatees head north for season

    Manatees head north for season
    Manatee season officially ended this week, with temporary boat speed restrictions lifted on many South Florida waterways. Although no one notified the manatees, they have been heading north in large numbers. An aerial survey Monday in Palm Beach...
  • New Miracle Softball Poll sees changes in Class 8A

    Apparently April Fools was no joke. There was the big news on Tuesday of American Heritage-Plantation defeating defending state champs, St. Thomas Aquinas, for its first loss all season. Prior to the game, the Miracle Softball Poll was released and it...