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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Man suffers likely shark bite off Hallandale, officials say

    Man suffers likely shark bite off Hallandale, officials say
    A man is recovering from an apparent shark bite that happened in the waters off Hallandale Beach during the weekend. The incident happened about 4 p.m. Sunday in the surf along the 1900 block of South Ocean Drive, according to Peter Dobens, a spokesman...

    Recently opened Dania Casino will close for $50M revamp

    Recently opened Dania Casino will close for $50M revamp
    The house doesn't always win after all. Just six months after opening, Broward County's newest gambling option, Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, plans to close for at least a year, putting 300 people out of work. With only a trickle of revenue, casino...

    Dania embraces casino renovation plan

    Dania embraces casino renovation plan
    Dania Casino and Jai-Alai will come back bigger and better, but the casino will need to close for a year to shave six months off construction time, its owners say. Initial plans called for keeping the fronton open while it is renovated. But this month,...

    Broward School Board looks much the same

    Broward School Board looks much the same
    There will be no newcomers on the Broward School Board after Tuesday's election left all five incumbents in their seats. Challengers were unable to garner enough votes to edge the incumbents. District 1 was one of the closest races of the night. Ann...