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El Portal village elections threatened by ethnic politics

El Portal village elections threatened by ethnic politics ...

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Broward County Transit provides service to early voting sites

Broward County Transit (BCT) has several bus routes that serve the Broward County early voting sites. ...

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Broward County students ready to Vote 2012

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS). Students have been learning everything from the workings of a two-party system, the Electoral College, how democracy functions, differences between candidates, and most importantly, the voting process. ...

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Big early voting crowds in Florida

Florida, the largest combat zone state in the Presidential Election with people waiting hours in some cases to their cast ballots. ...

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Rev. Al Sharpton and Pastor Victor Curry greet waiting voters

Rev. Al Sharpton and Pastor Victor Curry greet waiting voters ...

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Hundreds march from black churches Sunday to vote early in “Souls to the Polls” rally

By Mike Clary   On a day punctuated by echoes of the civil rights movement, hundreds of people poured out of churches after services in South Florida's historic black neighborhoods Sunday to march to the voting booth, intent on honoring a right for which ancestors shed their blood. "People have died so I could do this," said James Gadsen, 74, a deacon at New Hope Baptist Church, the rallying point for the m ...

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Early voting events

By Anthony Man     The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site , and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Pompano Beach. Organized labor is holding early voting rallies on Saturday, at 9:30 a.m. at the Plumbers ...

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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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