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CRA News & Update

  Weather Watch & Closings! It may not be news that Hurricane Sandy has formed in the Atlantic causing a Tropical Storm warning for South Florida, but we do have the latest news on cancellations and closures in the City of Pompano Beach. The Pompano Beach Pier is temporarily closed as a safety precaution due to the inclement weather. The pier will re-open when weather conditions improve and it is d ...

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Broward County Commissioner Inducted Into Cricket Hall of Fame

 Broward County Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness has been inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame as he received the Golden Age Award for his commitment to advancing cricket in the United States and the construction of the Cricket Stadium at Central Broward Regional Park. The announcement was made at the induction ceremony at the Cricket Hall of Fame in Hartford, Conn. Proclamations from the governor of Connec ...

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Officials launch investigation on blood test results

  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. WSVN) -- A new Broward County Medical Examiner is looking to see whether bad blood tests may have affected the outcome of thousands of court cases. New Broward medical examiner Dr. Craig Mallak, who was appointed back in April and replaced 17-year veteran Dr. Joshua Perper, has conducted a review on the facility's drug testing in August. Mallak notified the Broward State Attorne ...

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FEMA: As Hurricane Sandy Nears Southeast Florida, FEMA Urges Residents to Prepare for Extreme Weather

    As Hurricane Sandy Nears Southeast Florida, FEMA Urges Residents to Prepare for Extreme Weather WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through our regional offices in Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York City and Boston, continues to closely monitor Hurricane Sandy located in the eastern Caribbean Sea about 85 miles south-southeast of the central Bahamas with maximum sustained ...

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BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY MEDIA ALERT: MARCHING WILDCATS REPRESENT FLORIDA ON HLN

Bethune-Cookman University Media Alert: REPRESENT FLORIDA ON HLN     WHAT:   The Marching Wildcats latest halftime performance at Daytona Beach’s Municipal Stadium will be featured on “The Morning Express with Robin Meade.”  The Wildcats were selected as one of the nation’s best collegiate marching bands.  As of 1:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 25, 2012, the Marching Wildcats were the only Florida bas ...

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The Fight Continues: Rev. Jesse Jackson Arrested

  Rev. Jesse Jackson has not retired his marching boots. In response to an Illinois factory’s move, Rev. Jesse Jackson joined a number of people outside of the factory to protest the move. Police officers placed the Civil Rights leader under arrest for criminal trespass. Sensata Technologies, a factory that manufactures and sells sensors and controls for auto companies, is moving to China which will le ...

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FLORIDA CLERGY, ACTIVISTS ACROSS STATE PREPARE FOR “SOULS TO THE POLLS” WEEKEND

FLORIDA CLERGY, ACTIVISTS ACROSS STATE PREPARE FOR “SOULS TO THE POLLS” WEEKEND   MIAMI – Thousands of Hispanic, Caribbean and African-American voters across Florida will head to polling precincts starting Saturday to usher in Souls to the Polls Weekend, as the state’s Early Voting period begins. Clergy, union honchos, activists and civic leaders in several parts of the state are leading the effort, dubbed ...

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