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  • Looking for a spare: Poverello Center bowls a strike through hunger at Aug. 9 tournament

    The Poverello Center, Broward County's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization providing food, nutrition and wellness services, will host its 24th annual "Bowling To Fight Hunger" event August 9. Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the AIDS Healthcare...
  • 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...
  • Property values tick up We're still below 2007 levels, but Broward overall rises 7.2 percent, above expectations

    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • Report finds flaws in Broward special ed services

    Many special needs students in Broward County must endure long bus rides to schools with large classes and poorly trained teachers, according to a School District-commissioned report. The 456-page review details numerous weaknesses with the district's...
  • Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed

    Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed
    The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County. In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
  • Lottery: Lotto hits for $12M in Miami

    Lottery: Lotto hits for $12M in Miami
    The Florida Lotto yielded one single jackpot winner Saturday night, with a payout of $12 million. The numbers were 12-16-23-33-46-50 and the ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 4741 NW 79th Avenue in Miami. It was a quick pick. It is only the third winning...
  • Landmark Bank takes over closed Valley Bank

    Landmark Bank takes over closed Valley Bank
    Fort Lauderdale-based Valley Bank opened Monday as part of Landmark Bank after regulators closed the troubled bank after office hours Friday. Valley Bank, with branches in Hollywood and Davie and two in Fort Lauderdale, was the first South Florida...
  • 10 ways to save at South Florida attractions for July 4th weekend

    10 ways to save at South Florida attractions for July 4th weekend
    It's one big party for America's 238th birthday, and we've got three glorious days to celebrate the red, white and blue. Declare your independence from work over the long holiday weekend and act like a tourist with a day trip to a South Florida...
  • Laws aimed at reducing dog, cat population

    Laws aimed at reducing dog, cat population
    Broward County continued its march toward dog-and-cat reduction, pushing forward three new pet-related laws aimed at curtailing puppy mill operations, increasing pet registration and getting more pets sterilized. Addressing the overpopulation of dogs...
  • Free doughnuts for 2014 National Donut Day on Friday

    Free doughnuts for 2014 National Donut Day on Friday
    Friday is a holey holiday. Celebrate 2014 National Donut Day with free doughnuts from Dunkin Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Cumberland Farms and Winn-Dixie. Dunkin' Donuts: Stop in at participating stores and get a sweet freebie with any beverage purchase. The...
  • Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage

    Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage
    Original post | 8:36 a.m. Updated | 12:13 p.m. Jack Seiler and Buddy Dyer are both baby boomers. They’re both former Democratic members of the Florida Legislature. They’ve both wanted to serve in statewide elected office. They’...