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Famed trainer Emanuel Steward dies

By Dan Rafael ESPN.com Emanuel Steward, revered as one of the best trainers in boxing history and whose Kronk Gym symbolized Detroit's gritty, blue-collar boxing scene and produced numerous world champions, died Thursday after a short illness. He was 68.   Steward, who also managed many of the fighters he trained, worked with more than two dozen champions during his decades-long career. A younger gener ...

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Broward football teams adjusting to new schedule in Sandy’s wake

Uncertain schedules, short weeks have football coaches improving during big By Christy Cabrera Chirinos, Sun Sentinelgest two weeks of season October 26, 2012   Hurricane Sandy didn't make landfall in South Florida, but her outer bands took a toll on some of the biggest high school football games of the year. Wednesday afternoon, Broward County school officials made the decision to cancel all outdoor a ...

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President Obama: “I’m Making a Plan to Vote Early.”

President Obama is making a plan to vote early. Voting early is easy and only takes a couple minutes. Early voting and voting by mail have started in many states and for all the information you need to vote, go to Vote.BarackObama.com ...

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Broward Commission Bans Synthetic Drugs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Broward County Commission has banned stores from selling or advertising synthetic drugs.   Commissioner approved the ordinance Tuesday. Officials in Palm Beach County will consider a similar law next week. The law is a code violation rather than a criminal offense. Offenders could be fined $500 and may also face up to 60 days in jail. The ban is countywide, but in cities tha ...

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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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