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  • Haslem returns; Heat renounce most of bench

    Haslem returns; Heat renounce most of bench
      Mr. 305 wasn't going to allow money to get in the way. For his commitment, the Miami Heat are about to make power forward Udonis Haslem whole again.   After opting out of the final, $4.6 million season on his contract in order to help facilitate the...
  • Students hit the road for summer driving school

    Students hit the road for summer driving school
    The student driver clicked on his seat belt, checked his mirrors and rolled down his windows so he could hear the instructor's words from outside. What he couldn't do was step on the gas. Tyrone Johnson, 17, had to maneuver his car around orange...
  • Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time

    Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time
    Broward County Public Schools' program manager for nutrition education and training, Darlene Moppert, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of June to speak at a Congressional briefing about healthy school lunches. She was invited to the event to...
  • Broward Calendar: Arts Issue 2014

    Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Lyrics Lab: Poetry Beats and Soul Bailey Contemporary Arts Bring your latest rhymes, poems, songs, lyrics and beats and share in the intimate space hosted by Ian Caven. Artists will be accompanied by live music with Doug Carter...
  • Making an impression: Hand prints from around the world collected on canvas

    Artist Marcos Antonio's "Impressions of Humanity" project is on display in the Broward County Main Library in Fort Lauderdale. Antonio intends to travel to 193 countries to capture one million handprints and document, with photo and video, people from all...
  • Editor's Letter: Arts Issue 2014

    When thinking about art at a macro level, there is a tendency to visualize masterpieces housed in a gallery or exhibit. But I find that when planning a special edition of Society Scene, it helps me to break down the topic - in this case, art - and view it...
  • 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...