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  • Ana Murillo: Policía y 'Mujer Hispana Distinguida 2014'

    Ana Murillo: Policía y 'Mujer Hispana Distinguida 2014'
    La fuerza femenina de la hondureña Ana Murillo la ha ayudado a mantener las calles del condado de Broward seguras, a ser la única mujer en un equipo de softball local y a convertirse en estrella del reality show Police Women of Broward County. Pero...
  • Extra hour of reading will help kids

    There have been the expected complaints. There surely will be more. We're sympathetic, but the complaints are wrong. The reading ability of children is that important. The state's new list of 300 lowest-performing schools includes 32 Broward County...
  • Mayo: College students cry foul over surcharges

    Here's reprint of my Sunday print column about what could be an emerging issue for Florida's public university/college students (and their parents), as recent laws jacking up surcharges on "excess" or extraneous credits kick in fully. The changes didn't...
  • Chocolate-covered Primus: Les Claypool as Willy Wonka at Fillmore

    Chocolate-covered Primus: Les Claypool as Willy Wonka at Fillmore
    Les Claypool’s recent visits to South Florida have come in distinctive guises:  Intracoastal fisherman (in waters from Pompano Beach to Aventura with buddy Dean Ween) and bawdy campfire scout master (with Duo de Twang at Revolution Live). The next...
  • Chuck E. Cheese's opening in Pompano Beach

    Entertainment Chuck E. Cheese's, an entertainment venue for children's birthday parties and celebrations, is opening in Pompano Beach by the end of the year. Palm Beach-based Sterling Organization, an equity real estate investment firm, said it signed a...
  • O-Sea-D cruises to title in Saltwater Showdown

    Matt White's O-Sea-D caught 131.9 pounds of fish Saturday to win the Mercury/SeaVee Pompano Beach Saltwater Showdown. ProPayroll was second in the 75-boat fleet at 118.4. Makin Time/Living Water was third at 103.4, which enabled it to claim the coveted...
  • The attraction of kayak fishing

    The attraction of kayak fishing
    There are numerous reasons why kayak fishing has become so popular. Once you buy a kayak, going fishing is affordable, good exercise for all ages, relaxing and effective. South Florida has become a premier kayak fishing destination thanks to the...
  • Palm Beach County sheriff agrees to curtail immigration jailings

    Palm Beach County sheriff agrees to curtail immigration jailings
    Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, at the urging of immigrant advocates, Tuesday agreed to stop routinely holding people in jail because of citizenship questions. Bradshaw now joins the Broward Sheriff's Office, Miami-Dade Police Department and a...
  • The Clue in the Crumbling Album: Historian uncovers stories behind 100-year-old photographs

    The Clue in the Crumbling Album: Historian uncovers stories behind 100-year-old photographs
    The old photo album showed up at Janet DeVries' doorstep tattered and falling apart, both of its covers missing. But in its pages were priceless pictures of a South Florida lost to time — a place of pristine shores and beaches empty of anything...
  • Delray Beach's Arts Garage expanding to Pompano Beach

    Delray Beach's Arts Garage expanding to Pompano Beach
    Delray Beach's popular Arts Garage is expanding to Pompano Beach. The group that transformed Delray's Old School Square Garage into a popular cultural arts hub will now attempt to duplicate that success in Pompano's Creative Arts District at the...
  • Going, going, gone! Unclaimed-property auction nets $1.3M

    Going, going, gone! Unclaimed-property auction nets $1.3M
    David Mack could barely contain his excitement Saturday as he caught a first glimpse of his newly purchased Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays and Satchel Paige baseball cards. "Praise the Lord!" Mack, 70, of Spring Hill exclaimed as he examined the $1,400 buy...
  • Lobsters still here as regular season opens

    Lobsters still here as regular season opens
    When the regular lobster season opens Wednesday, Frank Schmidt will be back at the same spots that paid off so nicely for him and his crew a week ago on the opening day of the lobster miniseason. Schmidt, of Lighthouse Point, his son-in-law Jim Pszanka,...