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Broward County

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  • FOOD

    FOOD
    Dining Out for Life: What started as a small fundraiser in Philadelphia in 1991 has grown to a nationwide, one-day blowout to raise much needed money for people with HIV and AIDS. In Broward County, 14 restaurants have signed on to participate with all...
  • Tag yourself as an arts lover

    Broward County is launching an ad campaign, and if it's successful, you'll be buying an arts license plate. The county wants more drivers to pony up the extra $32 for the pink, teal and blue "state of the arts'' plate, because $20 of it returns to the...
  • Broward home prices rise, but sales cool

    Broward home prices rise, but sales cool
    Broward County house prices will keep inching upward this year, but sellers looking for big paydays will have to keep expectations in check, analysts say. The median price for an existing single-family home last month was $268,500, an 11 percent...
  • Veterans invited to free job fair with Broward employers

    Veterans invited to free job fair with Broward employers
    CareerSource Broward will host a free V.I.P. (Very Important Patriots) Hiring Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, at its Central career center located at 2610 West Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. More than 20 of Broward County’s top...
  • Man, 26, accused of Boynton Beach sex assault

    A 26-year-old man was charged with sexual battery Monday after he had sex with a woman in Boynton Beach while she was incapacitated, according to a police report. The 25-year-old woman told Boynton Beach police that on Feb. 27, she and a few friends...
  • Earth Day hearing paints dire picture of rising seas

    Florida's weather will get hotter, the sea will keep rising and more severe storms will batter its shores, scientists and South Florida leaders warned Tuesday. Saltwater will keep moving inland, ruining freshwater supplies along the coast. And...
  • New crosswalk to light up Las Olas Boulevard

    New crosswalk to light up Las Olas Boulevard
    Be prepared to feel like a star — or at least a model — when crossing Las Olas Boulevard. A pedestrian's push of button will soon make the crosswalk at Southeast 13th Avenue light up like a miniature runway. Yellow lights embedded in the...
  • New way to head south from airport surprises some officials

    New way to head south from airport surprises some officials
    The new airport runway "has been vetted by everyone under the universe," as one local official puts it. And yet one small but crucial detail has commissioners in cities lying south of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport saying, "Now...
  • Top Cop shooting match scores a bull's-eye

    Top Cop shooting match scores a bull's-eye
    As the winner of the first Top Cop Pistol Championship, Arik Levy was both relieved and honored. "This being the inaugural event, I felt a lot of pressure to come in first," said Levy, a firearm instructor for the Broward Sheriff's Office. Levy...
  • Courthouse parking rate remains, for now

    Courthouse parking rate remains, for now
    Broward County might lower parking rates at the courthouse garage, but not just yet. A majority of county commissioners said Tuesday that it's too soon to consider dropping parking prices from $8 an hour, or $60 a day. But they said they'd consider it...
  • At a rare field hearing, Sen. Bill Nelson calls Miami Beach ground zero for sea level rise

    MIAMI Miami Beach became ground zero for climate change Tuesday when U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson convened a rare field hearing to draw national attention to the dangers posed by rising seas. "For those who deny sea level rise and climate change, here is the...