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  • 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...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines may come to Fort Lauderdale in December

    Azul Brazilian Airlines may come to Fort Lauderdale in December
    Brazil's third-largest carrier could touch down in Fort Lauderdale before the end of the year. Azul Brazilian Airlines plans to start new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International and Sao Paulo/Campinas airports in early December...
  • Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged

    Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged
    Nine years ago, Richard Marcus Gibbon's 16-month-old niece ate his pills and fell ill. History has repeated itself with deadly consequences: Gibbon's 2-year-old nephew ate his pills and died, landing Gibbon with a manslaughter charge Wednesday. A...
  • Feds charge three with illegal gun possession

    Three men are facing federal charges as part of a crackdown on gun violence and drug trafficking in Broward County, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer announced Thursday. Among 16 arrested and charged in a joint operation, Freddy Lee Gardner, 49, of...