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Broward County

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  • Sherry Hage: A Balanced View of Public Charter Schools

    Last week’s investigative story on charter schools in Florida may have offered transparency on the worst providers, but it failed to paint a complete picture of an industry that is making impact.   The articles produced by the Sun-Sentinel...
  • Congressman Alan Grayson's spouse fights back against bigamy allegation

    Congressman Alan Grayson's spouse fights back against bigamy allegation
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's wife, in a new divorce court filing, is fighting back against his claim that she was already married when they wed 24 years ago, rendering their marriage illegal on the basis of bigamy. Lolita Grayson, in a newly filed...
  • Local pet shelters offering discounts to Plinko game winners

    Want a purebred dog? You might just find one at your local animal shelter. To help find homes for their shelter pets, both the Humane Society of Broward County in Dania Beach and the Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Center in Fort Lauderdale...
  • Grant aids local Holocaust survivors

    Thousands of elderly Holocaust survivors live in the South Florida area, although their numbers dwindle with each passing year. After having survived one of the darkest periods in human history, many area Holocaust survivors find themselves in dire...
  • Blackstone Group still buying properties in South Florida

    Higher home prices are chasing investment firms from the market, but the largest continues to stockpile properties in South Florida. From January through May, affiliates tied to the Blackstone Group have bought 430 properties in Palm Beach County,...
  • Define 'jury of his peers'

    I have been called to jury duty in Broward County, but it occurs to me that my serving on a jury in this state may violate the defendant's rights to a trial by a jury of his peers. The definition of the word peer is as follows: 1. a person of the same...
  • Manatees may lose endangered status

    The manatee's 47-year-run as an endangered species may soon come to an end, as the federal government assesses whether the tubby marine mammal can look forward to a brighter future. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a preliminary conclusion...
  • STEM skills boost wages, Brookings Institution says

    Nearly 37 percent of the job listings in South Florida are seeking workers with skills in science, technology, engineering or math — jobs that pay better than average, according to a report Tuesday from the Brookings Institution. Knowledge in...
  • West Boca Medical to redo maternity suites

    West Boca Medical Center has started making $2 million in complete renovations to the hospital's maternity suites and is offering a trio of classes for new mothers, whether they're patients or not. The total redo of the Birth Care Pavilion's 24-bed...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    This week Tuesday Public relations and publicity on a budget, 5 p.m., Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Davie. Broward SCORE workshop: Learn from a press veteran on how to get your business news in the news and other ways to get...
  • Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist

    Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist
    The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club is honoring the memory of the late native-plant expert and longtime Sun Sentinel garden columnist Robert Haehle with a living tribute at the Bonnet House, Museum and Gardens. The Moringa Circle, one of the club's seven...