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‘Complete panic’ as 232 killed in Brazil nightclub fire

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — A blaze at a Brazilian nightclub left 232 dead early Sunday morning, in what appears to be the world's deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade. More than 100 were injured when the fire broke out at 2 a.m. in Santa Maria, Brazil, at a nightclub called Kiss, which was hosting an event for a local university. Most of the attendees were students of that school, the Federal University ...

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Calling all FUTURE Gators!

  Calling all FUTURE Gators! Please complete the application below and submit it for consideration for one of sixteen Broward County Gator Club $1,500.00 Scholarships that will be awarded in 2013!  Instructions, requirements and guidelines are included on the Application.  You must be a graduating Broward County High School Senior, accepted, and soon to be attending the University of Florida the upcomi ...

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Will Florida families lose out?

  Florida legislators are deciding right now whether our state will accept critical federal funds which would provide health care to hard-working families in dire need of coverage, and create jobs. Yet Gov. Rick Scott and some lawmakers want to block these funds, leaving Florida to continue struggling to care for the uninsured. Sign the petition to Florida legislators and tell them to ensure our tax do ...

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Voluntary Regional Recall Of Thomas’, Sara Lee, Publix, And Weight Watchers Bagels You are subscribed to Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts for U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

  Contact: Consumer: 1-800-984-0989 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 16, 2013 - BBU, Inc., the parent of the Bimbo Bakeries companies, has initiated a voluntary recall due to possible presence of fragments of metal caused by a faulty manufacturing part. Recalled products are the following fresh bagels with "Best Buy" dates (month and day) "JAN 18" to and including "JAN 27"found on the lock tab bag closu ...

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By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 23, 2013..........Two state agency heads Wednesday warned a Senate panel that pimps and third-party labor contractors are targeting young people in the state foster care system. Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins and Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters told the Senate Children, Famili ...

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By DAVID ROYSE  THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 17, 2013….Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday that up to 14 days of early voting should be offered during the next election in Florida, an effort to reduce long lines experienced this past November – that would be a reversal of course for Republicans. Scott signed a bill two years ago shortly after taking office, that reduced the number ...

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Fort Lauderdale Offers Third Annual Medication Take Back Event Sunday, Jan. 27 Event to coincide with annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Fort Lauderdale – The City of Fort Lauderdale is sponsoring its third annual Medication Take Back Event on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Take Back Event occurs in conjunction with the annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event. Both events will take place at their new location, which is 301 N. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.   During the Medication Take Back Event t ...

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By MICHAEL PELTIER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. Contact THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 23, 2013.....Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday called on state lawmakers to give every full time public school teacher a $2,500 raise, a request that was met with encouragement, caution and a more than a little skepticism by la ...

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