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  • 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...
  • Win bittersweet for Plantation American Little League All-Stars

    FORT LAUDERDALE — For the Plantation American Little League All-Stars, their victory in Sunday's final game of the Section 8 Major Division Tournament was bittersweet. Although the south Broward County champions defeated previously unbeaten North...
  • 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...
  • Emotions run high at South Florida rallies as Mideast violence intensifies

    Both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian rallies in South Florida are trying to call attention to the violence in the Middle East. Monday night's rally organized by the Jewish Federation of Broward County was intended to show public support for Israel as the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • David Beckham wooed by Broward: Bring soccer stadium here

    David Beckham wooed by Broward: Bring soccer stadium here
    Soccer star David Beckham's trouble finding a home for a 20,000-seat stadium in downtown Miami has him looking north, Broward County officials say. Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief says she's asked all 31 cities to come forward with a list of possible...
  • Community turns out for Israel Emergency Campaign

    As Israel's defense forces began day 15 of Operation Protective Edge, more than 500 people, many with checkbooks in hand, filled an auditorium in Davie to raise money for the Jewish Federation of Broward County's Israel Emergency Campaign. The Monday...
  • ID released of man killed in Lauderdale construction accident

    ID released of man killed in Lauderdale construction accident
    Police Tuesday identified Jose Alfredo Isagirrez-Mejia as the man who died when a beam collapsed at a Fort Lauderdale construction site. Isagirrez-Mejia was 29. Two other men who were injured in the incident that happened shortly before 8 a.m. at 2601...
  • Help wanted: Alligator trappers

    Here's a job not for the faint of heart: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking for people to serve as Broward County alligator trappers. Applicants must have a Broward address, a clean criminal history, an email address, and...
  • 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...