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David Beckham Reportedly Turns Down Broward Stadium Offer; Officials Deny Hearing From Him

David Beckham's group of investors looking for a South Florida stadium for their MLS club have reportedly turned down Broward County.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections: Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary liveblog #1

Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Barack Obama

The Miami Herald

Florida child welfare worker, 3 others charged girl's starvation death

A Broward County grand jury has charged four women - one of them a child welfare caseworker - with ignoring the suffering of a severely disabled Lauderhill pre-teen who withered away and died while under the protection of the state.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Lauderhill, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

CBS Local

Steering You Right: Road Closures In Miami-Dade & Broward

The eastbound 836 exit ramp to southbound NW 27th Avenue will be closed through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each night.

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The Miami Herald

Florida child welfare worker, 3 others charged girl's starvation death

A Broward County grand jury has charged four women - one of them a child welfare caseworker - with ignoring the suffering of a severely disabled Lauderhill pre-teen who withered away and died while under the protection of the state.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Lauderhill, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections: Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary liveblog #1

Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Barack Obama

The Miami Herald

Read to children, change a life

After reading to my students, we'd walk around the library and I'd tell them: 'Look at all of these books; soon you'll be able to read every single one.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Life, Charity , Miami Dade County, FL

Local10.com

Fort Lauderdale police officer helps teary teenage girl with back-to-school problem

Fort Lauderdale police officer Aaron Baxter responded to a "typical call where a kid was refusing to go to school" Tuesday morning, he said on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

CBS Local

Polls Running Smooth In Broward

Voter turnout continues to be light across all of South Florida, including Broward County, where there have been no reported glitches so far.

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Related Topix: Lauderhill, FL

CBS Local

Steering You Right: Road Closures In Miami-Dade & Broward

The eastbound 836 exit ramp to southbound NW 27th Avenue will be closed through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each night.

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The Miami Herald

Democrats plan post-primary push for unity

Internal dissension and apathy have helped keep Democrats out of the Governor's Mansion for 16 years.

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Related Topix: US News, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

Mon Aug 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

1 killed, 1 hurt in smuggling trip from Haiti

A journey from Haiti to South Florida ended in tragedy for one of 20 migrants who were believed to have been part of a smuggling operation.

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Reuters

Four bodies found floating off Florida coast prompt questions

U.S. authorities trying to determine what happened to four men whose bodies were found floating off the Atlantic coast of Florida said a search by air and sea on Monday had turned up no additional victims or any signs of a boat or wreckage.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hollywood, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sys-Con Media

NSU Law Professor Recognized by U.S. Department of State

Arcaro's work involved representing parents attempting to recover children who have been internationally parentally abducted from , director, Office of Children's Issues, United States Central Authority for the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction issued a certificate of appreciation thanking for generously donating ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Business Journal

Stonegate Bank to buy Community Bank of Broward

The Pompano Beach-based bank will pay common stock valued at $26 per share to owners of Weston-based Community Bank of Broward - compared to its closing price of $25.96 on Friday.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Broward's Coldest Buildings

Police action in the heartland! Fevers sweeping Africa! Rockets lacing the skies over the Middle East! Real estate bubbles! Rising seas! Mosquito-borne illnesses! Steroids derailing professional sports! Everywhere you look, the headlines are ballooning with more bad news.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Games, Poker, Hollywood, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Fred Grimm: In Ray Allen's case, trespassing laws should be applied evenly to all citizens

Law enforcement seemed such a meek little puppy as it dealt with the miscreants who crept through the dark, into Ray Allen's Coral Gables home, into his sleeping wife's bedroom.

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Related Topix: Coral Gables, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

St. Petersburg Times

Florida Polytechnic rises from turmoil to start STEM mission

As a member of his high school robotics team and creator of a money-making tech website, the Broward County teen was thrilled to hear about a state university focused entirely on science, technology, math and engineering, the curriculum known as STEM.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Lakeland, FL, University of South Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors

The Miami Herald

Sailboat finds new life in final resting place

The 43-foot ferro cement sailboat doesn't look very impressive sitting on the ocean floor about 75 feet deep off Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, World News, South Africa, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Broward Cultural Division Seeks Photographers for 'Inside Out' Initiative; Deadline 9/30

Professional photographers are sought for Broward Cultural Division 's initiative, Inside Out .

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

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