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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal

    Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal
    Fired Broward Sheriff's Lt. David Benjamin was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for acting as Scott Rothstein's law enforcement muscle. He was handcuffed behind his back and taken into custody in the courtroom — about three feet...
  • 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...
  • Only Dems will get absentee ballots in county D2

    Only Dems will get absentee ballots in county D2
     This just in: Despite a court order to open the Broward County District 2 primary election to voters of all parties, the Broward supervisor of elections will send ballots today to Democrats only. That's according  to this letter sent this morning by...
  • Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud

    Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud
    Federal prosecutors filed a wire fraud conspiracy charge Monday against a Broward County man who they say fed more than $20 million from investors and lenders to Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme in the four months before it collapsed. Frank Preve,...
  • 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...
  • Snipes changes course - primaries will be treated as closed

    Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes has changed course and is treating two contested local races as if they will be closed primaries for Democrats only. Lawyers are seeking to have the August primaries open to voters of all parties in two...
  • 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...
  • Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party

    Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party
    U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November. During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...