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  • Facebooking public defender says he tried to apologize

    The attorney for former assistant public defender Gary Sheres issued a statement today on his behalf. Sheres, you might recall, was fired last week for Facebook comments about Palestinians. Click here for a memory refresher. In the statement, Sheres'...
  • Dates set for Urban League's Fort Lauderdale conference in July 2015

    Dates set for Urban League's Fort Lauderdale conference in July 2015
    Dates are now finalized for the National Urban League's 2015 conference in Fort Lauderdale, according to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. The high-profile conference will run from July 28 to Aug. 1 next year, Albert Tucker,...
  • Veterans hopeful in much-improved job market

    Veterans hopeful in much-improved job market
    Veterans were upbeat about finding work Wednesday at the second annual "Paychecks for Patriots" job fair, one of 17 around the state. "You just have to keep at it. I'm optimistic," said Antonio Chestnut, a 52-year-old father of four in Fort Lauderdale....
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Youth competitors showcase boxing skills at benefit card

    Deerfield Beach's Jordon Murphy was looking to fine-tune his skills before defending his 85-pound division title at the Ringside World Boxing Championships in Independence, Mo., July 28-Aug. 2. So Murphy recently joined other area boxers at the Boxing at...
  • Enhancements continually being made to traffic signals

    In response to the June 29 article, "Broward working to sync signals": I would like to further expand on the progress being made on Broward County's traffic light synchronization. Over the past three years, the Traffic Engineering Division completed an...
  • Family fighting homeowner's association to keep pet pig

    Family fighting homeowner's association to keep pet pig
    He wags his tail when his name is called, rolls over when his belly is scratched and stands calmly when a crowd of people pet him. Eric and Rori Halpern say their pet Wilbur, a 65-pound potbellied pig with a sweet disposition, is a therapy animal who...
  • DNC hires Fort Lauderdale lawyer to lead vote expansion

     While accusing Republicans of trying to restrict voting in Florida, the Democratic National Committee on Tuesday announced the hiring of Zach Learner to be state director of a Voter Expansion Project.  The project “enables the DNC to help more...
  • Boynton man's all night cocaine binge ends in standoff, deputies say

    An all night binge of cocaine, Xanax and other drugs led to a four-hour standoff between a Boynton Beach man and authorities on Monday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Deputies and Palm Springs police responded to the 4100 block...
  • AutoNation e-commerce chief earns national honor

    Automotive Brian Feldman, senior director of e-commerce at AutoNation, has been named to Automotive News' annual list of "40 under 40" in auto retailing. He was the only person in South Florida to make this year's roster. Feldman, 34, was recognized...