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Two former commissioners seek to fill Highland Beach mayor seat

Two former Highland Beach commissioners are squaring off in the March 14 election for mayor. The candidates, Ronald Dean Brown and Carl Feldman, joined the commission in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Brown served as the town’s vice mayor in 2012, and Feldman has held his seat until stepping down late last year to run for mayor. Brown is a retired ...

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Five candidates seek two available seats on Highland Beach commission

One current member of the Highland Beach commission is defending her seat against one challenger, while three others are vying for a second open seat on the dais. Incumbent Rhoda Zelniker will go head-to-head with architect Barry Donaldson for a three-year term, while retired Vietnam veteran Carl Gehman, physician Dr. Melissa Ebbs and retired executive Elyse Riesa will face off ...

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Four competing for two available seats on Ocean Ridge commission

After its vice mayor resigned following a shooting incident, four residents are vying for two open seats on March 14 for the Ocean Ridge commission. In October, Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella was accused of shooting a gun in his backyard while intoxicated. The resulting dust-up resulted in the resignation of Lucibella, who pleaded not guilty. Ocean Ridge Police Lt. Steven ...

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U.S. map indicating Florida's usual warm temperatures (Photo via Wikipedia)

The SoFlo Scoop: South Florida schools promise to defend transgender students; Winter warmer than usual in South Florida; Fort Lauderdale rapper Kodak Black arrested

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, March 2. Miami is expected to have a high of 80 and low of 72 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers with a high of 81 and a low of ...

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El Sr. González desde su tractor supervisa el trabajo de los recogedores de tomate. Gonzáles dijo que muchos de sus trabajadores están angustiados por una posible deportación y que a pesar de ser un trabajo relativamente fácil, son muy pocos los que realmente están dispuestos a hacerlo. (foto por Samuel Navarro)

Trabajadores de Homestead [ensayo fotográfico]

En un sembradío de tomates, agricultores indocumentados se presentan a trabajar todos los días por ocho horas y hasta siete días por semana, a pesar del miedo de poder ser deportados a su país. Desde tempranas horas de la mañana, alrededor de 30 agricultores recorren los mas de 800 mil metros cuadrados que ocupa el terreno. Recogen tomates que son ...

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David Grisman (courtesy photo)

David Grisman brings his distinctive “Dawg” bluegrass to South Florida

Bluegrass mandolinist David Grisman is bringing his distinctive blend of musical styles to South Florida. Grisman will perform his unique “Dawg” music as part of the Spring Cultural Art Series, hosted by the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie on Saturday. With him, as announced by Crossover Touring, will be Keith Little on five-string banjo, guitar, and vocals, Jim ...

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Graham Center atrium (image courtesy FIU)

Facebook Live on FIU campus [Video]

Though the fracas over “Moonlight” at the Academy Awards happened on Sunday, the conversation regarding the Liberty City epic has not simmered down locally. SFNS reporter Luis Centeno talked to students on March 1 in and around the Graham Center, asking passers-by what they think of the whole affair. Check out what he discovered.

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Matchup between Real Madrid and Barcelona. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Proposed bill can prohibit minors under 16 from operating boats; U.S.-Cuba relations meeting at FIU this week; Soccer game set for summer at Hard Rock Stadium

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, March 1. Miami is expected to have a high of 80 and low of 72 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and have a high of 81 and a low ...

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Fluoxetine, known as Prozac, an antidepressant. (Photo via Simple Wikipedia)

Florida Believe it or Not: Man charged with smuggling antidepressants in rectum; Cocaine jams ATM machine; Woman’s fingertip bitten off over pair of shoes

Good morning Florida! Today we start fresh with a new month and continue with some more weird news, believe it or not. A woman was arrested Monday for posing as a doctor, according to St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. Amy Pohlman, 48, was hired in 2015 as a home health care nurse, police said, after claiming she was a registered nurse with ...

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Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill during a play against the Washington Redskins (Photo via Flickr)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-based film wins best picture at Academy Awards, Dolphins quarterback clear for offseason conditioning, Muhammad Ali’s son detained at Fort Lauderdale airport

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, February 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 80 and low of 72 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and a high of 81 and a low of ...

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