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Broward County

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  • Supporters to make strides against drunk driving at 'Walk like MADD'

    More than 1,000 walkers and runners against drunk driving will gather at Mothers Against Drunk Driving's (MADD) annual "Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K" May 4. This event is MADD's signature walk, which takes place in more than 60 cities in...
  • Honoring men with caring hearts

    The 13th annual "Men with Caring Hearts (MWCH)" awards luncheon, benefiting Florence Fuller Child Development Centers (FFCDC), will take place April 25 at the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton. The event gives nonprofit organizations an opportunity...
  • Lasers targeting cockpits of aircraft more frequently, FAA says

    Lasers targeting cockpits of aircraft more frequently, FAA says
    The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says green lasers are being pointed into the cockpits of jets landing at Palm Beach International Airport and that it's an ongoing problem. The Federal Aviation Administration says that while there are no reports...
  • Sneaker set in top form at middle school track and field finals

    Shanna Francis couldn't contain her emotions after winning the 100-meter dash during the recent Broward County middle school track and field championship meet at South Plantation High School. The eighth-grader at Lauderdale Lakes Middle School threw up...
  • Stephen Zaccor: Public Defender's comments insulting and inaccurate

    It has become a sad and frequent reality that Howard Finkelstein, Broward's Public Defender, has a reckless disregard for the truth. Mr. Finkelstein likes to pontificate about the evils of law enforcement and prosecutors in this county. Yet, he often...
  • Keren Prize Bolter: The real deal about sea level rise

    To the question, "Do you believe in sea level rise?" I answer with, "Do you believe in tide gauges?" They've measured 7 to 8 inches over 100 years. The water comes into many streets at high tide. While it's difficult to tie extreme events to climate...
  • Countywide affordable housing rules up for vote

    Countywide affordable housing rules up for vote
    As residential development takes off again in Broward County, a set of new rules up for a vote Tuesday would help ensure that at least some of those new homes and apartments are within reach of low-income families. The proposed affordable housing rules...
  • Memorial stops free advertising for formula makers

    Memorial stops free advertising for formula makers
    Sorry, new mommies: Memorial Healthcare System is saying goodbye to two “perks.” There will be no more goody bags or scheduling your delivery early to work around your sister’s visit or your renovation plans.   But the crackdown is...
  • County to look at lowering courthouse parking rate

    County to look at lowering courthouse parking rate
    The $60-a-day parking rate at the Broward County Courthouse will come under scrutiny Tuesday as commissioners discuss whether it should be reduced. Broward Commissioner Marty Kiar said he thinks the parking rate at the juror-public garage just east of...
  • Synagogues expected to merge

    In a sign of the times, two prominent Conservative synagogues in Broward County are merging. Sunrise Jewish Center-Temple Sha'aray Tzedek is expected to join with Temple Beth Torah in Tamarac following voting by the two congregations in May. "I think it'...
  • Later delivery gives baby his best shot at development

    Later delivery gives baby his best shot at development
    Waiting out those last few weeks of pregnancy can be tough, but it’s worth giving your baby’s brain the most time possible to mature. Research shows that a baby’s brain gains one-third of its weight during the final weeks of pregnancy,...