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  • 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...
  • Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store

    Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store
    “Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...
  • Behind the scenes with a beauty queen

    Behind the scenes with a beauty queen
    As a young girl, Brittany Oldehoff grew up watching beauty pageants with her mom. Today, as the reigning Miss Florida USA, she is just a week away from one of the biggest moments of her life: the Miss USA Pageant. Oldehoff, 25, of Oakland Park, is one...
  • 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's Brittany Oldehoff competes for Miss USA crown

    Florida's Brittany Oldehoff competes for Miss USA crown
    As a young girl, Brittany Oldehoff grew up watching beauty pageants with her mom. Today, as the reigning Miss Florida USA, she is just a week away from one of the biggest moments of her life: the Miss USA Pageant. Oldehoff, 25, of Oakland Park, is one...
  • Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game

    Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game
    A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust. Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
  • Ex-cop sentenced to two life terms for kidnap and murder of escort

    Ex-cop sentenced to two life terms for kidnap and murder of escort
    He wore a badge and served as a law enforcement officer for 20 years in South Florida. But now Jimmy Dac Ho was wearing handcuffs and leg shackles Friday and facing Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley as a convicted murderer and kidnapper....
  • FAU event gets under faculty's skin

    FAU event gets under faculty's skin
    Arely Baugh's bicep is decorated with the self-empowerment tattoo "Forever Strong." Amy Lou Grande's upper back contains a birdcage flanked by budding flowers and the title of Maya Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." Ashley...
  • MUSIC

    MUSIC
    Freaker's Ball '14: Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., known as B.o.B., broke hip-hop stereotypes by favoring romantic songs over sexually charged ones. He grew up in Georgia, and started rapping as a teenager. At 21, his single "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno...
  • UCF student magazine bridges health and the arts

    UCF student magazine bridges health and the arts
    The University of Central Florida sent out this article this week, detailing a new student project at the College of Medicine that involves the arts. I found it interesting and wanted to share it. Here's the UCF report: In their latest effort to show...
  • 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...
  • Show your true colors: 10 things to do with the family this weekend

    Show your true colors: 10 things to do with the family this weekend
    Between the smiling blue face of PBS TV star Thomas the Tank Engine, a herd of bright yellow rubber ducks on the New River and the crayons-in-a-woodchipper fashion of Sebastian Masuda at Young at Art Museum, this weekend is looking very bright, indeed....