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  • Pines receives $50K NEA grant for arts facility

    Pembroke Pines is moving forward with the new civic center arts facility and the plaza's design and program development thanks to a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. It's one of only 66 Our Town grant recipients. "Pembroke Pines'...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Role call: FAU's Festival Rep returns

    Role call: FAU's Festival Rep returns
    Jean-Louis Baldet created the summer Festival Rep in 1981 as way to make Florida Atlantic University students work with professional actors. Since then, he says, the event has become as good as any regional theater production. "The students that get...
  • FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates

    FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates
    Florida Atlantic University is trying to serve a new type of freshman student — one who will actually graduate. The university is facing scrutiny and potential financial losses over its dismal graduation and retention rates. Just 20 percent of...
  • Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career

    Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career
    Who: William Miller, dean of libraries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, is being honored with the 2014 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, given by the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Division, for his accomplishments in the...
  • Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee

    Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee
    Where's the beef? Find it on menus for Father's Day. Lots of restaurants are offering freebies and dining deals for dads on June 15. Here are my favorite offers: Texas de Brazil: Make a reservation for dad to dine at the Brazilian steakhouse on...
  • Broward College freezes tuition for third year

    Broward College freezes tuition for third year
    A college education may not be cheap but it won't get any more expensive at many schools this year. Broward College's Board of Trustees decided this week to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 school year, following similar moves by Florida Atlantic...
  • FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant

    FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant
    Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come. The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'

    Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'
    Two Boca Raton teenagers induced Howard Stern to jump from his seat, and enticed more than 900,000 YouTube viewers to click play — by rocking out on their cellos. After finding instant fame with an animated, electric cover of Jimi Hendrix's...
  • Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie

    Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie
    The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014. Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
  • Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies

    Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies
    Major hotel chains, credit card companies — even the federal government — are using a Boca Raton company to analyze Tweets and other online content. LinguaSys offers software that can translate and interpret online content in 17 languages:...