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MIAMI, FL – December 5, 2012 – The Miami Dolphins announced today an official partnership with Miami-based Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW) in support of their new home delivery service, BK® Delivers. In honor of the recently expanded BK® Delivers program to South Florida, and the holiday season,former Miami Dolphins legend Zach Thomas made special appearances around South Florida bringing meals to l ...

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Local supervisors of elections came under fire Tuesday as lawmakers began probing

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 4, 2012..........Local supervisors of elections came under fire Tuesday as lawmakers began probing what went wrong in the 2012 elections, with state officials singling out five who reportedly deserve special scrutiny for their performance. Secretary of State Ken Detzner told lawmakers he would visit supervisors of elections i ...

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Maxwell: Consider mature voices on future of Florida A&M’s band

Like thousands of other African-Americans of my generation who attended Florida's public schools, I never missed an opportunity to see the Marching 100, Florida A&M University's famous band. — And like many of my contemporaries, I regret the band's fall from grace in the wake of last year's hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. The band is under indefinite suspension until FAMU's interim president ...

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FAMU asks lawsuit from hazing death be dismissed

  University attorney Richard Mitchell said Champion wasn't forced to board a bus parked outside an Orlando hotel where the hazing took place. He was an adult able to make his own decisions at age 26, and he had risen through the ranks of the famed Marching 100 band without taking part in hazing until that fateful night in November 2011, Mitchell said. Champion's willingness to take part in an illegal ...

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City of Lauderhill Food and Toy Drive to Assist Residents in Need

The Lauderhill Fire-Rescue, Police, and Parks and Leisure Services Departments have joined together to help our residents in need during the Holiday Season.  We are currentlycollecting food and toys if you would like to help your neighbors.   We are accepting new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items as well as cash donations until Tuesday, December 18, 2012.   You may bring these donations ...

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Democratic Ranking Members on House Committees and Subcommittees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Twenty-two members of the Florida House Democratic Caucus have been appointed as Ranking Members of committees and subcommittees of the Florida House of Representatives. Today, House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston extended his congratulations to those members and his appreciation to House Speaker Will Weatherford for making the appointments. “I am pleased that Speaker Weatherford agree ...

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