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Early voting starts today in five counties

Voters in five Florida counties will be allowed to begin casting their primary votes July 31, 2012, while most of the state will wait until next Saturday. ...

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Gibson Garners Key District 1 Endorsements

A long time community activist, Antonio “Tony” Miyar, along with the Mayor of The Town of Miami Lakes, Michael Pizzi, Jr., have announced their endorsements of Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson for Miami Dade County Commission, District 1. ...

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Greer suing lawyers in aftermath of RPOF ouster

Even as embattled Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer fights criminal charges related to his former tenure, he is also suing two law firms in connection with his downfall as the party’s leader. ...

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Brown, Duval Dems sue over new early voting days

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and several other Democrats on Friday filed a federal lawsuit alleging that changes made last year to a state election law are discriminatory ...

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Court: Public Defender can interview residents of controversial juvenile facility

The Broward County Public Defender’s Office on Thursday (July 26, 2012) won access to the residents of Thompson Academy, a privately-run juvenile facility that has faced numerous allegations of abuse. ...

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Is Job creation an excuse for our Governor to pursue wasteful polices?

Governor Scott wants the state to believe that his policies have lowered unemployment from 10.6 percent to the present rate of 8.6 percent. But 75 percent of the drop is due to people dropping out of the labor force ...

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Judge sides with counties in DJJ dispute

In an issue that has spurred legal challenges from various parts of the state, an administrative law judge Tuesday ruled that the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has improperly shifted juvenile-detention costs to counties. ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale and Orange Bowl Committee join forces to build $3 million renovation project at Carter Park

In today’s political volatile climate, it’s not often that you find politicians who will cross party lines to support virtually anything. However, the city of Fort Lauderdale has done just that in conjunction with the Orange Bowl Committee in order to upgrade Carter Park with a $3 million dollar renovation project. ...

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Doorstep Delivery – A unique and innovative restaurant delivery service

Tonya Heard and Ben Joseph met at Stranahan High School in the early 2000’s. A budding friendship rapidly blossomed into an endearing relationship based on love, trust, mutual respect and faith ...

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BLACK LIGHTNING

[caption id="attachment_1367" align="alignleft" width="131"] Black Lightening[/caption] By Tarrence Crawford   BLACK LIGHTNING -- This was taken Friday night (July 20, 2012) around 10 p.m. from Pembroke Pines looking south over Miramar. I call it  Black Lightning because both are powerful and beautiful. Photo by Tarrence Crawford   ...

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