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Broward County

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  • Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'

    Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'
    A full-time student at Broward College, Brandon Jones was working to build the future he dreamed of, said his family and friends. "He wanted to be a mechanic and have his own business," said Verneetra Nelson, his girlfriend. "And we were talking about...
  • South Florida's accepting the "Ice Bucket Challenge"

    South Florida's accepting the "Ice Bucket Challenge"
    Manny Salgado got thirsty and went to the fridge one day back in May of 2009 and realized he could no longer open a bottle of Coke. One month later he was diagnosed with ALS, a degenerative disease which causes progressive deterioration of the nervous...
  • 'Prancercise lady' gallops with horses in new video

    'Prancercise lady' gallops with horses in new video
    A year and a half after she became an Internet sensation, "Prancercise lady" Joanna Rohrback is back with a new video that incorporates horses into her unusual exercise routine. The video -- "Official Prancercise Fitness With Passion" -- was filmed at...
  • Early voting begins Friday in Broward

    Early voting begins Friday in Broward
    Early voting for the Democratic and Republican primaries and nonpartisan elections open to all voters starts Friday in Broward County, and voters will see some big changes from previous elections. For starters, there are more locations, and some are...
  • Medical marijuana ballot issue may draw new voters

    Getting young people engaged in politics is never easy, but voter-registration volunteers say the medical-marijuana amendment on November's ballot is attracting new voters who otherwise might not bother with a midterm election. Both political parties for...
  • Synagogue to open Jewish outreach center

    With almost 90 percent of Broward County's Jewish community not affiliated with a synagogue, Ramat Shalom in Plantation will open The Sam and Laura Hoffman Center for Jewish Life in September to provide spiritual direction and perform Jewish life cycle...
  • Longtime leader Moskowitz leaves Broward JFS

    Kenneth Moskowitz, who for 14 years led the Jewish Family Service of Broward County as president and CEO, and prior to that appointment as assistant director, left the agency last week. Kenneth Moskowitz, who led the Jewish Family Service of Broward...
  • Broward metes out HIV funding

    Broward metes out HIV funding
    As one of America's most impacted communities when it comes to the HIV virus and AIDS epidemic, Broward County has received millions of dollars from the federal government since 1991. The money is aimed at helping people with low incomes and no health...
  • Arrest derails wedding for accused pill mill ringleader

    Arrest derails wedding for accused pill mill ringleader
    For Anthony Licata, the honeymoon is over. In fact, it never even began. His intention was to get married last weekend, then sail away on a 10-day honeymoon cruise around Italy and Greece. Federal prosecutors, however, had less blissful plans. Just...
  • Volunteers help provide homes to three families

    For Asia Smith, owning her own home is no longer just a dream. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Broward County and JM Family Enterprises, the first-time homeowner and her four children live in a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Oakland Park....
  • Broward School District wins national 'green' award

    The Broward County School District was recently awarded a 2014 Green Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education. The district was this year's only Green Ribbon award recipient from Florida. The award recognizes schools that follow a practice of...