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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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Local teens make an impact through Summer Service Camp

Summer is a critical out-of-school time when children and teens can benefit from enriched learning, new experiences and making new friends. ...

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‘Divided We Fall’ debuts at the African American Research and Cultural Center Library

The motto of the great Commonwealth of Kentucky is “United we stand, divided we fall” and if African Americans and Jamaicans continue to allow cultural conflicts to exist between them, then the Black community will undoubtedly tumble. ...

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Two Broward County Commissioners have been chosen for leadership roles in the Florida Association of Counties

Commissioner Chip LaMarca is vice chair of the Urban Caucus 2012 Policy Leadership Committee. Commissioner Barbara Sharief serves as chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Leadership Committee ...

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