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1 hr ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

FAST movers

FAST. HOPE. BOLD. The acronyms for Florida's faith-based community action groups are all about urgency - and the need for results.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Local10.com

Norovirus-like symptoms seen at Boulevard Heights Elementary School

A contagious stomach flu-like virus is making an unusually high number of students at Boulevard Heights Elementary School in Hollywood sick.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Panel endorses 'ethics czar' position for Broward County

Broward County should establish an ethics officer position, along with a review panel, to make sure elected officials are clear on what constitutes proper behavior, a special committee recommended Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Davie, FL, Lauderhill, FL, Margate, FL

BroadwayWorld.com

Creative Investment Program Workshop for Broward-Based Artists Set for 4/29

Broward Cultural Division invites interested Broward-based artists to a workshop for the First Cycle of the Creative Investment Program , offered on Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Broward County Main Library, Cybrary Computer Lab, 7th Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

BroadwayWorld.com

Creative Investment Program Workshop for Not-for-Profit Cultural...

Broward Cultural Division invites interested Broward-based not-for-profit organizations to a workshop for the Third Cycle of the Creative Investment Program, offered on Wednesday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the Broward County Main Library, Cybrary Computer Lab, 7th Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

104.7 WIOT

Should Schools Have A Dress Code For Parents?

Sounds ludicrous at first doesn't it? After complaints that many parents are showing up to drop kids off in pajamas, saggy pants, and hair curlers one school in Florida is considering a dress code for parents.

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CBS Local

State Judicial Panel Recommends Removal Of Broward Judge

Saying the case is about "greed," a hearing panel of the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission has recommended the removal of a Broward County circuit judge because of allegations of improper conduct before she was elected to the bench.

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WPTV Local News

Man arrested after ramming BSO deputy vehicles

Broward County Sheriff's Office deputies were responding to a call from an Oakland Park resident just after 3 a.m. about her car alarm going off.

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Related Topix: Deerfield Beach, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Eagles hatched in Pines make their first flights | Video/Photos

A pair of successful student pilots sat in a massive nest in a tall tree near Pines Boulevard, one of them tearing at some food with its beak.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Radio-Active Records Has Packed Schedule for Record Store Day 2014

With the advent of the internet and the ushering in of the digital era, the concept of a local record store may seem outdated.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Gas price sign debate continues in Palm Beach County

Today, April 15, 2014, the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners chose to continue the debate for the July 22, 2014 meeting on how to best regulate gas station signs for the heavily regulated industry.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL

SurveyUSA

Former Republican Governor Crist Atop Current Incumbent Republican...

Today, it's Christ 46%, Scott 41%. 502 likely voters interviewed. Scott's support is older.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

CBS Local

Board Member Wants Dress Code For Parents Dropping Kids Off At High School

Broward County School Board member Dr. Rosalind Osgood brought up the idea during a meeting after noticing parents dropping their kids off at Boyd Anderson High School while wearing saggy pants that exposes their underwear and curls in their hair.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Gainesville high school takes math title again

You might call them math wizards. The Buchholz High School math team swept the Florid Mu Alpha Theta competition over the weekend, bringing home their 10-straight state championship.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Christopher George, Pill Mill King, Has Sentence Reduced

Christopher George, the onetime Broward/Palm Beach pill mill kingpin who was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison last year, saw that sentence reduced on Friday thanks to his role in snitching against two doctors.

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Related Topix: Christopher George, Palm Beach, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Palm Beach County, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Broward courthouse parking rate 'really out of line' | Video

Sixty dollars could buy you a pair of new Levis. A family night at the movies. A tank of gas.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, New Times began a search for the best South Florida has to offer.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

CBS Local

Focus on South Florida: Rebuilding Together Broward

In Broward County, hundreds of local volunteers and dozens of businesses will come together to revitalize the homes of some low-income homeowners as part of National Rebuilding Month, a month-long call to service.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Parents concerned as Palm Beach County FCAT conflicts with Passover

Some public-school parents are bracing for a conflict on Tuesday night: Their second-night Passover Seder will keep their kids up late the night before FCAT exams.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Palm Beach County, FL, Education Etc., Boca Raton, FL

The Gazette

1Man observing alligator in Florida bitten by poisonous snake

A man who stepped out of his car in Alligator Alley to view one of the deadly reptiles was bitten by a poisonous snake.

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