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  • Miramar's Miller becomes second local to decommit from FAU this summer

    Miramar's Miller becomes second local to decommit from FAU this summer
    Summer hasn't radiated the kind of optimism winter generated in terms of FAU's 2015 recruiting class. Miramar defensive back Herb Miller committed to Northern Illinois on Friday making him the second local high school player to decommit from the Owls...
  • Commitments, flips make for wild ending to the week

    Commitments, flips make for wild ending to the week
    So much for a slow Friday in July. The area's recruiting scene was busy when a day that began with Everglades offensive lineman Richard Williams ended with Dwyer's Jarius Adams committing to Rutgers and Miramar's Herb Miller committing to Northern...
  • Broward teacher wrongly fired, judge rules

    Broward teacher wrongly fired, judge rules
    A Broward County teacher fired for allowing her daughter to be beaten with an extension cord may get her job back. An administrative law judge ruled this week that while Serena Jones' actions are "inconsistent with the standards of public conscience...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plantation American All-Stars advance in Little League tournament

    The Plantation American Little League All-Star team got a lesson on Saturday in what it takes to be successful in the annual international tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds. Competing in the District 21 finals at Floyd Hull Stadium in Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Philanthropist honored with United Way award

    The United Way has been part of Gale Butler's life since 1983. The local businesswoman, philanthropist and retired corporate vice president of AutoNation said she's run every United Way campaign for the companies she's worked for. For her efforts,...
  • FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant

    FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant
    One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and...
  • Foreclosure filings decline in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Foreclosure filings decline in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The number of home foreclosures filed in Broward and Palm Beach counties fell in June, signaling that the housing market continues to climb out of the abyss. Palm Beach County recorded 238 new cases last month, compared with 1,313 in June 2013,...
  • Target donates $25 million in school supplies with buy-one-give-one program

    Target donates $25 million in school supplies with buy-one-give-one program
    Here's a fresh twist on BOGO: Target will donate up to $25 million in school supplies to students in need with a buy-one-give-one program. With each purchase of select Up & Up back-to-school items, Target will donate one supply to the Kids in Need...