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  • Gary Stein: Having a truly life-altering experience

    Being that I do not believe in overstatement or hyperbole, I will try to express myself in a simple and understated fashion: Last week, I had the absolute greatest moment in my life other than my bar mitzvah and the birth of my son. Okay, a little...
  • Fundraiser helps kids Dream Big

    The foundations led by Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers and former Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor recently joined forces to raise funds for area youths. The Dream Big fundraiser, staged at Specialty Automotive Treatments in Fort...
  • Hollywood JROTC cadets win first overall at county meet

    The Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy is only in its second year, but its cadets are already making a name for themselves. More than 50 JROTC cadets, all freshmen and sophomores, recently represented Hollywood Hills in the Broward County...
  • Man charged in death of dog in Hollywood

    Man charged in death of dog in Hollywood
    A man is accused of slapping his ex-girlfriend and fatally kicking her miniature pinscher, police said. Alijon Akbar, 38, of Encino, Calif., faces charges of causing cruel death, pain and suffering to an animal and domestic violence in connection with a...
  • Airport kiosks make Customs checks a breeze

    Airport kiosks make Customs checks a breeze
    It just got easier to return to the USA at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The airport has installed 10 automated passport kiosks in Terminal 4 that help you pass through customs more quickly. No more standing around in line. No...
  • Florida AIDS Walk at South Beach Park on Fort Lauderdale beach

    Florida AIDS Walk at South Beach Park on Fort Lauderdale beach
    Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival: Although the AIDS epidemic may seem to some people as something of the past, an estimated 104,554 people are living with the virus in Florida. Miami-Dade County has the highest number of cases, Broward County the...
  • State may ease sentencing in drug cases

    State may ease sentencing in drug cases
    Having seven hydrocodone painkillers on you without a valid prescription can land you in prison with a mandatory three-year sentence. Tough state laws treat drug abusers the same as traffickers, so nonviolent addicts often end up behind bars rather than...
  • Fleeing suspect seeks ride from undercover deputy, who arrests him

    Fleeing suspect seeks ride from undercover deputy, who arrests him
    A convicted felon created 30 minutes of mayhem Wednesday when he drove into oncoming traffic on Interstate 95, ran back and forth across lanes filled with motorists and found refuge with a stranger in a passing car, authorities said. That stranger...
  • Wells Fargo helps United Way meet continuing need

    People are once again giving money to United Way after cutting back during the recession. But need is still high, and a new fundraising effort will help, the agency says. Wells Fargo announced that it will spend up to $75,000 to match donations the...
  • Gasoline prices rise above last year's levels

    Gasoline prices rise above last year's levels
    For the first time in 2014, you're paying more for gasoline than you did a year ago. But hang in there, motorists: While prices may inch up for several more weeks, they'll probably dip for summer. For now, the price of gas in South Florida is...
  • Everglades lessons pushed for Florida students

    Everglades lessons pushed for Florida students
    Reading, writing and the Everglades. A new education effort aimed at Florida schools seeks to help students become "Everglades literate" before they graduate. The idea is to teach children, from kindergarten through 12th grade, how the Everglades is more...