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  • New signal timing tested on University Drive

    Q: Can you address traffic signal timing changes on University Drive between Sunrise and Oakland Park boulevards? The instant they changed it, backups got worse. When the signals cycle too quickly, traffic never gets up to speed. The lights are so short...
  • Challenger Baseball program helps special-needs players shine

    For about two and a half decades, Challenger Baseball has afforded those with special needs their very own chance to take a swing at America's favorite pastime. And in just a few short weeks, the base paths again will be lined for Challenger ballplayers...
  • Lottery: Orlando man claims $46M Lotto jackpot

    Lottery: Orlando man claims $46M Lotto jackpot
     James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.  Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
  • Hallandale kicking red-light cameras to the curb, but will other cities follow?

    Hallandale kicking red-light cameras to the curb, but will other cities follow?
    Hallandale Beach sent a strong message to its red-light cameras this week: Get out of town. Commissioner William Julian's motion passed 4-1 Wednesday, making Hallandale Beach the first city in Broward County to ditch the cameras. Julian believes...
  • Face time in FAT Village

    Face time in FAT Village
    Crow's feet, laughlines, brow furrows — one man's flaw is another man's muse. Inspired by the stories hidden beneath people's hard-earned wrinkles, artist Guido del Carpio explores the human face in "Lines of Life," an exhibit of 22 colorful...
  • $12M Lotto win (another one!) for Tamarac Sunoco

    $12M Lotto win (another one!) for Tamarac Sunoco
     A lottery win is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but lightning has struck again at a Tamarac Sunoco.  The single Florida Lotto winning ticket was sold at Vic's Sunoco in Tamarac, 8291 N. University Drive. It's worth $12 million, and is the...
  • Black Girls Run! takes off in South Florida

    Black Girls Run! takes off in South Florida
    Keshia Harvey had tried running on her own, but she really got the bug last year, after she kept seeing photos on Facebook of an old high school friend in North Carolina participating in 5Ks and other races. All the women in the photos wore purple-and-...
  • Lawsuits from Broward County bus crashes cost taxpayers millions

    Every year, scores of claims are filed by those who say they were injured and it's Broward County Transit's fault. Since 2008, the county has paid out $6.5 million in claims related to county buses. Here's a synopsis from Broward County memos of bus...
  • Mayo: Is a beer can pole kosher for Festivus?

    Mayo: Is a beer can pole kosher for Festivus?
    As I wrote in my Tuesday print column, I've got no problem with the beer-can Festivus pole placed in the Florida capitol rotunda by Deerfield Beach activist/blogger/provocateur/atheist Chaz Stevens. But as some Seinfeld fans have pointed out, the made-...
  • "11th Annual South Florida Natural Hair Beauty and Wellness Expo" returns to Miami

    "11th Annual South Florida Natural Hair Beauty and Wellness Expo" returns to Miami
    When it comes to your hair South Florida's humidity is the great equalizer. No matter what your ethnicity or hair texture, you are going to spend a great deal of time trying to get your hair to do something it just doesn't want to do. You're better of...
  • Broward Legislative Delegation cancels Friday meeting

    Broward Legislative Delegation cancels Friday meeting
    Friday’s meeting of Broward’s state senators and representatives has been canceled. It was scheduled for Friday afternoon at the County Governmental Center. Lisa Aronson, interim executive director of the Broward Legislative Delegation,...