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With the advent of the internet and the ushering in of the digital era, the concept of a local record store may seem outdated.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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale man says he burglarized hundreds of cars, officials say

A Fort Lauderdale man has admitted burglarizing hundreds of cars across Broward County after deputies received a tip he was making a living through such crimes, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale man says he burglarized hundreds of cars, officials say

A Fort Lauderdale man has admitted burglarizing hundreds of cars across Broward County after deputies received a tip he was making a living through such crimes, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Taxi owners who got contract gave money to former Mayor Patrick Cannon

From left, taxis from Yellow Cab, Crown Cab and City Cab pick up travelers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Friday, March 28, 2014.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man observing alligator in Fla. bitten by 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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Related Topix: Weston, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves

Declaring themselves fighters for clean government, Florida senators voted unanimously to stop local elected officials from moonlighting as paid lobbyists who try to influence other government officials on behalf of their clients.

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Related Topix: Florida, Palm Beach County, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Delray Beach, FL

Grist Magazine

At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change

It is already taking shape as the 21st century urban nightmare: A big storm hits a city like Shanghai, Mumbai, Miami, or New York, knocking out power supply and waste treatment plants, washing out entire neighborhoods, and marooning the survivors in a toxic and foul-smelling swamp.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale commission will meet on first day of Passover

While Broward County and some cities have cancelled regularly scheduled commission meetings in observance of Passover, Fort Lauderdale's commissioners will be in session on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Margate, FL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Pill mill kingpin's prison time cut for testifying against docs

Christopher George, whose highly successful pill mills in Broward and Palm Beach counties made about $40 million, was hoping Friday that his cooperation with prosecutors would earn him a big break on the prison term he is serving.

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Related Topix: Christopher George, Palm Beach County, FL, Federal Prisons, Prison, Wellington, FL

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