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  • Public defenders fired for anti-Arab postings

    Two Broward County assistant public defenders were fired Tuesday for Facebook comments calling Palestinians "cockroaches" and "filthy swine." Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres both lost their jobs, as outrage built after the Sun Sentinel published an...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Grand jury rules police justified in gunning down suspect in Reyka killing

    Grand jury rules police justified in gunning down suspect in Reyka killing
    The police officers who fatally gunned down the wanted fugitive who authorities have fingered as the killer of Broward sheriff's Sgt. Chris Reyka will not face criminal charges, according to a report released Wednesday by the Broward State Attorney's...
  • Real shortage of brains on social media

    When it comes to social media, I have always felt that much of what is posted is buffoonery and boring dreck. And that's the good stuff. I really don't care that your cat sits with you to watch TV. I really don't want to see a picture of the...
  • 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...
  • A second chance for drop-outs

    Broward County schools has a message for high school dropouts: it's not too late to graduate. The district is hosting an event in August to help students who dropped out of the school system earn a diploma. The outreach fair will offer information...
  • Bonaventure golf course will be developed into homes

    Developers are converting part of the former Bonaventure Country Club golf course into 125 single-family homes. The Terra Group of Miami bought 121 acres of the Weston property for $30 million. David Martin, president and chief operating officer, said...