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  • Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed

    Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed
    The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County. In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
  • Pembroke Pines gives domestic partners benefits

    Pembroke Pines agreed to give its employees domestic partners benefits, a change that activists and employees have sought during the last year. The vote last week was unanimous, but it followed about an hour of debate from Commissioner Angelo Castillo...
  • Free and $1 movies at summer film festivals

    Free and $1 movies at summer film festivals
    Enjoy free and $1 family-friendly movies and concession discounts  Mondays through Thursdays starting in June. Summer film festivals at Paragon, Regal and Cinemark theaters will economically entertain the kids through August.  Check the movie times in...
  • FCAT scores show slight improvement

    FCAT scores show slight improvement
    Students across the state performed slightly better on most of Florida's standardized tests in math, reading and science, results released Friday show. The Florida Department of Education released the last set of FCAT results that included reading...
  • Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf

    Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf
    Havana 1957 14571 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines, 754-210-3499, Havana1957.com This Cuban mini chain, founded in 2010, has expanded into Broward County at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens from its three Miami locations. The former Stir Crazy could pass...
  • [UPDATED] Is BSO a Stone zone?

    [UPDATED] Is BSO a Stone zone?
    UPDATED with comment from sheriff In keeping with my previous commitment, I have another installment in my Roger Stone series, tracking the renowned political operative's influence at the Broward Sheriff's Office. This time we find that a third person...
  • Someone's got to pick up the roadkill — but who?

    Someone's got to pick up the roadkill — but who?
    You see an animal on the road. It might be a raccoon or a duck, a stray dog or cat. And it's dead. Who you gonna call? That all depends on the street. If the animal is on private property, you call a private pickup service. If it's a state road,...
  • Bubbles of imagination in Pembroke Pines

    Bubbles of imagination in Pembroke Pines
    The centerpiece of the new exhibit "The Sincerity Project: Home" is a 20-foot-long wooden house clogging up the foyer of Pembroke Pines' Studio 18. It's a monument to how local artists — and their imitators — interpret the comfort and...
  • Class winners

    Class winners
    Class winners 8A: Cypress Bay 7A: St. Thomas Aquinas 6A: Pembroke Pines Charter 5A: American Heritage 4A: Pine Crest 3A: Westminster Academy 2A: Highlands Christian
  • Most improved Class 8A-7A-6A: Pembroke Pines Charter

    Most improved Class 8A-7A-6A: Pembroke Pines Charter
    Most improved: Pembroke Pines Charter Class: 6A; Number of teams: 23 2013-2014: 508 points; 2012-2013: 363 points School established: 2000 Athletic director Steve Bruns: "The kids have such a good bond and work well together because they've been...
  • It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?

    It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?
    If you moved to South Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and are wondering what the big deal is about storm season, a free Hurricane Expo in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday will help get you motivated to prepare. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
  • Showers and storms this week

    Showers and storms this week
    Though we'll see some sun here and there, expect showers and storms throughout the week, thanks to tropical moisture flowing over the region. Rain begain moving across much of South Florida before dawn Monday and some areas have already experienced up...