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Broward County

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  • Don't jump too quickly for Beckham

    Don't jump too quickly for Beckham
    A bit of advice for Broward County officials who may be trying to lure David Beckham and his proposed 20,000-seat soccer stadium: Be wary. And look before you leap. Yes, Beckham is very charming, and there's been a spike in the sport since the World...
  • Dania Beach vice mayor makes it to raucous meeting, keeps her seat

    Dania Beach vice mayor makes it to raucous meeting, keeps her seat
    Vice Mayor Chickie Brandimarte, still recovering after a 25-day hospital stay, returned to City Hall on Tuesday to get back to business. "This is home," she said after taking her seat on the dais. Had she been a no-show, she could have been out of a...
  • Coral Springs man killed when motorcycle hits wall on Turnpike

    Coral Springs man killed when motorcycle hits wall on Turnpike
    Even after a motorcycle accident last year left him with scapes and bruises, Tyler Smith never considered giving up riding. "He felt so free and happy on his bike," said Lori Smith of her 21-year-old son. "He loved it." Smith, of Coral Springs, died...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Homicide detective accused of having sex with minor in cop car

    Homicide detective accused of having sex with minor in cop car
    A homicide detective was jailed Saturday, accused of having sex in his police car with a teenage girl whose trust he gained while on the job. Pembroke Pines police investigated the case of Oldy Ochoa Jr., a veteran officer with the Miami Beach Police...
  • Her birthday wish: Helping 30 nonprofits in 30 days

    Her birthday wish: Helping 30 nonprofits in 30 days
    Ashley Turner is spreading a little goodwill for her upcoming 30th birthday. Thirty consecutive days of it, in fact. Every day between now and when she blows out her birthday candles on Aug. 6, Turner will spotlight Broward County nonprofits through...
  • Alligator Alley rest stop to open in August

    Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open? Bernie Conti, Davie A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
  • Medicare plans cutting doctors

    Medicare plans cutting doctors
    Unexpected breakups can be painful, as South Florida seniors have been finding out lately. Some Medicare Advantage plans have retooled or shrunk their provider networks in the past year, forcing patients to find new physicians or facilities for...
  • People on the move

    Public relations/marketing Toby Srebnik has joined Hollywood-based Fish Consulting as social media director. Claibourne Smith joined the firm as an account manager and Andie Biederman as account executive. In addition, Chad Cohen was promoted to...
  • New scholarship available for special needs students

    Educating and caring for a child with special needs puts an expensive burden on parents. A new state scholarship program that began taking applications on July 18 will provide an average of $10,000 to parents of Florida children with significant special...
  • The Rebbe still greatly impacts the world

    Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, known commonly as simply "The Rebbe," is considered by many to be the most influential rabbi of the modern era. The Rebbe passed away on June 12, 1994. According to the Hebrew calendar, the date was Gimmel Tammuz 5754, or...