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  • Several locals set to play in FACA all-star softball event this weekend

    The 2014 high school softball season is over, with St. Thomas Aquinas (Class 7A), Pembroke Pines Charter (6A) and American Heritage (5A) capturing state championships, but the area’s best players still have one chance left to play. The Florida...
  • Nearly 60 Floridians nominated for Army All-American Bowl

    Nearly 60 of the state's top senior football players were nominated for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, according to a release issued Friday. Those players nominated will be selected to play in the game which will be played on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2015 in...
  • Six dogs rescued in hoarding case still need homes

    Six dogs rescued in hoarding case still need homes
    Local animal lovers have stepped up to adopt more than a dozen dogs rescued from a caretaker accused of hoarding. "It just shows you there are people with very big hearts," said Cherie Wachter, spokeswoman for the Humane Society of Broward County....
  • Zillow: Underwater mortgages hurt average homeowners the most

    Zillow: Underwater mortgages hurt average homeowners the most
    “Underwater” mortgages are taking the heaviest toll on average homeowners. Roughly 43 percent of mortgaged homes and condominiums valued at $86,100 and below are worth less than what's owed, according to a first quarter report Tuesday by...
  • Rothstein lawyer Christina Kitterman gets 5 years in federal prison for fraud

    Rothstein lawyer Christina Kitterman gets 5 years in federal prison for fraud
    Former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler lawyer Christina Kitterman was sentenced to five years in federal prison Tuesday for impersonating a Florida Bar official in a hoax that helped Scott Rothstein keep his massive investment fraud alive. Kitterman, 39, was...
  • Bible at schools fine, but prayer at civic meetings thorny

    The uneasy tension between church and state was a hot topic this past week, with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sectarian prayers at government meetings are permissible and the Broward School District apologizing after a fifth-grader wasn't allowed to...
  • A1A curve in Deerfield to be fixed in 2015

    Q: What's the status of fixing the S curve on A1A in Deerfield Beach? Bob Wilkie, Deerfield Beach A: Construction is set to begin in July 2015. Plans call for resurfacing A1A as well as adding bike lanes and continuous sidewalks from the Broward/...
  • Mayo: In Satan's name we pray?

    Mayo: In Satan's name we pray?
    Some Christian clergy, and now also the U.S. Supreme Court, think it's perfectly fine to have opening prayers in Jesus's name at government meetings. As I wrote in my Sunday column on the ongoiong tension between church and state in America, the court's...
  • Riverwalk Burger Battle V: Where burgers bite back

    Riverwalk Burger Battle V: Where burgers bite back
    The burger that swept last year's Riverwalk Burger Battle in Fort Lauderdale, Rosie's Bar and Grill's Bacon Bitty Bang Bang, won over meat lovers with ingredients as over-the-top as its name: bacon-bourbon jam, Brie, chipotle peppers and kettle-cooked...
  • Tax group: $120.9 million in budget 'turkeys' identified

    Tax group: $120.9 million in budget 'turkeys' identified
    TALLAHASSEE -- Business-backed Florida TaxWatch Friday singled out nearly $121 million in pet projects lawmakers included in the budget they passed earlier this month as "turkeys" which bypassed normal review processes. The group is asking Gov. Rick...
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  • Shame takes a holiday in high-profile cases

    Shame takes a holiday in high-profile cases
    The concept of shame took a beating last week, with three high-profile criminal cases that made me roll my eyes, spit out my coffee and scream, "Are you kidding me?" So congratulations, Al Capellini, Christina Kitterman and Stu Rosenfeldt. You've locked...