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Club-hopping Rolex robber nabbed after $40K rip-off, police say

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — Yet another so-called Rolex girl landed in a Broward jail cell this week on suspicion of swiping a luxury watch and diamond jewelry valued at more than $40,000 from a sleeping man in a...
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Mayo: A push to repeal red-light cameras as surprising crash data emerges

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Michael Mayo) — I've never gotten a red-light camera ticket, because I'm one of those old-school drivers who believes red means stop. I've also learned that yellow means speed up, because the cameras aren't...
  • New: 22 min ago

Survivor of 'suicide-by-cop' attempt avoids prison in alcohol- and marijuana-fueled standoff

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Paula McMahon) — Timothy Dillon thought he was going to prison for years Friday for a federal weapons charge linked to a five-hour standoff with Palm Beach Sheriff's deputies when he begged them to kill him in...
  • New: 40 min ago

Mild winter, weak Canadian dollar pinch South Florida tourism

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Arlene Satchell) — A milder winter up north and currency problems in Canada and Brazil could chip away at tourism in South Florida this year. Already, some restaurants and hotels have noticed fewer Canadians...
  • New: 40 min ago

Palm Beach County may get new magnets at 5 under-enrolled schools

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Brittany Shammas) — Five under-enrolled, mostly minority schools could launch new magnet programs if the Palm Beach County School District wins a federal grant. Administrators plan to funding to start...
  • New: 46 min ago

Florida Legislature readies gambling bills

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dara Kam) — The Legislature on Tuesday will finally see some action on the gambling deal reached between the Seminole tribe and the administration of Gov. Rick Scott. But getting it passed through both...
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Florida Panthers soaring with Spacey, stirring intrigue as wins pile up

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Craig Davis) — The Florida Panthers had at least one admirer keeping an eye on them from Switzerland. That's where Kevin Spacey shot the video that appeared on the scoreboard during Thursday's victory...
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Broward to open cold-weather shelters Sunday night

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Rebeca Piccardo) — Broward County declared a cold-weather emergency over the weekend as temperatures are expected to dip into the mid-40s by Sunday night. The county will open at least four cold-weather...
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Report: Two Jackson Hospital employees fired for Jason Pierre-Paul medical info leak

South Florida Sun-Sentinel NJ.com is reporting that two Jackson Memorial Hospital employees have been fired for their roles in leaking medical information on New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who severely...
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Man throws brick with note attached through Comcast store's glass door

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Rebeca Piccardo) — A man chose to address his grievances against Comcast by hurling a brick at one of the company's offices in Davie. Police are looking for the man seen in surveillance video throwing a brick...
  • New: 2 hr 10 min ago

Bystanders run for cover during gang-involved shootout in Lake Park, deputies say

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Adam Sacasa) — A flurry of gunfire sent a mailman sprinting for cover and caused another man driving by with a child to duck down as bullets pierced his SUV, according to a Palm Beach Sheriff's arrest...
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Florida Panthers soaring with Spacey, stirring intrigue as wins pile up

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Craig Davis) — The Florida Panthers had at least one admirer keeping an eye on them from Switzerland. That's where Kevin Spacey shot the video that appeared on the scoreboard during Thursday's victory...
  • New: 2 hr 18 min ago

Edgar Mitchell, astronaut who walked on the moon, dies at 85 in West Palm Beach

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Lisa J. Huriash) — Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth person to walk on the moon on Feb. 5, 1971, as an astronaut on the Apollo 14 mission, died at a West Palm Beach hospice Thursday night, his family said. ...
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Taiwan struck by 6.4-magnitude earthquake

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tribune news services) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The quake struck around 3 p.m. EST Friday, about six miles underground.The temblor was located...
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Stores, apartments on the way at Pembroke Pines City Center

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Miriam Valverde) — Construction of the first phase of a new commercial development in Pembroke Pines is slated to begin within a few months and propel a new era for the city. Terra, a Coconut Grove-based...
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Palm Beach County cities tracking sober home regulations in California

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Marisa Gottesman) — Officials from cities across Palm Beach County are looking to the West Coast for one more possible answer in regulating "sober homes." Sober homes, also known as halfway houses, are meant...
  • New: 2 hr 49 min ago

More businesses sharing office space

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Marcia Heroux Pounds) — Offices aren't what they used to be. Businesses ranging from technopreneurs to lawyers are increasingly renting space in shared buildings known as "flexible" office space — a place where...
  • New: 3 hr 4 min ago

Site of Doc's All American listed for sale in Delray Beach

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Miriam Valverde) — Over 65 years, Doc's All American has become a popular spot for burgers and ice cream in Delray Beach. But now the future looks uncertain. The building at 10 N. Swinton Ave. has been listed...
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Boynton, Delray see increase in smash-and-grab car burglaries

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Emily Miller) — Police departments in Delray Beach and Boynton Beach are seeing a spike in car break-ins across their cities. And it seems any location is fair game for thieves — even cemeteries, day care...
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Hillary Clinton's first Broward office going to Pompano Beach

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Anthony Man) — Pompano Beach will be the site of Democrat Hillary Clinton's first grass roots organizing office in Broward County . All eyes are on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary of the year...
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Blog Articles

Time expires on claims for winning $63-million Lotto jackpot

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Veronica Rocha, Garrett Therolf) — A SuperLotto Plus ticket went from a $63-million prize to a worthless scrap of paper late Thursday afternoon after the person who bought it failed to show up by the deadline to turn it in. ...
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Miami Marlins Mike Lowell: Top Five Moments

Marlin Maniac (Sean Millerick) —   Seventeen years ago this past Monday, Mike Lowell became a Florida Marlin; this joyous day was marked in this month’s edition of Miami Marlins History.  But in the spirit of Groundhog...
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CDC confirms a case of Zika transmission via sex in Texas

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Molly Hennessy-Fiske) — Texas officials on Tuesday reported the first case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted in the U.S. by an infected traveler returning from South America since the disease’s rapid...
  • 2 days ago
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Marlin Maniac seeks new writers, Miami Marlins fans

Marlin Maniac (Kyle Franzoni) — Marlin Maniac has steadily grown as FanSided’s home for Miami Marlins coverage dating back to when the site was first launched in early 2009. The Marlins have seen the full gamut of on-field...
  • 4 days ago
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Miami Marlins History: February Finds Fan Favorites

Marlin Maniac (Sean Millerick) —   Marlin fans can likely relate with Hall of Fame second baseman Rogers Hornsby, who when once asked what he did during winter, answered “I stare out the window and wait for...
  • 4 days ago
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Miami Marlins Should Ditch SP Search, Sign Tyler Clippard

Marlin Maniac (Sean Millerick) — With the news breaking yesterday morning that Doug Fister had signed with the Astros, the most desirable free-agent starting pitcher is now off the market.  Another strong choice, Bronson Arroyo,...
  • 7 days ago
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Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kantner dies at 74

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (August Brown) — Paul Kantner, the Jefferson Airplane guitarist, songwriter and fixture of the San Francisco '60s rock scene, died Thursday, Jan. 28, of septic shock and organ failure, according to his...
  • 7 days ago
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Miami Marlins Baseball 2.0: Catcher defense and Pitch framing

Marlin Maniac (Christian La Fontaine) — This is the second post in a series that I began awhile back in an attempt to break down the advanced concepts developed by the saber metrics movement, into more concise and relatable terms. If...
  • 8 days ago
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Miami Marlins Weekly Recap: Three Strikes

Marlin Maniac (Sean Millerick) — Following a surge of activity that shocked us out of our January doldrums, the Marlins resumed treading water in terms of making headlines.  In this abbreviated “Three Strikes”...
  • 8 days ago
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Miami Marlins Should Explore Lucroy Trade

Marlin Maniac (Sean Millerick) — The Miami Marlins briefly saw their name emerge in the Yoenis Cespedes sweepstakes earlier this week, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.  Such a move would seemingly depend on the slugger accepting...
  • 8 days ago
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Dolphins' Reshad Jones and Brent Grimes added to Pro Bowl roster

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Omar Kelly) — Two more Miami Dolphins players have been invited to participate in the 2016 Pro Bowl.Safety Reshad Jones and cornerback Brent Grimes were informed Sunday that they will replace Super Bowl...
  • 11 days ago
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Dolphins' Reshad Jones and Brent Grimes added to Pro Bowl roster

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Omar Kelly) — Two more Miami Dolphins players have been invited to participate in the 2016 Pro Bowl.Last Wednesday, offensive tackle Branden Albert and receiver Jarvis Landry were added to the NFL’s...
  • 12 days ago
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The NL East’s Offensive Arms Race

Marlin Maniac (Eddie Noy) — Well that stove heated up quickly – after a relatively quiet offseason, the NL East has come to life as the Marlins have signed Wei-Yin Chen and extended Dee Gordon; the Nationals signed...
  • 13 days ago
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Miami Marlins: How Yoenis Cespedes affects the division

Marlin Maniac (Christian La Fontaine) — There are three important things every Marlins fan should know about what Yoenis Cespedes did yesterday. Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a legally binding contract to play baseball for the New York...
  • 13 days ago
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Miami Marlins may be giving Marcell Ozuna a short leash

FishStripes (Daniel Smith) — Although the center fielder still has a lot of promise at the age of 25, he will likely be a trade deadline chip if he continues to under-perform. After Marcell Ozuna had a season to forget in...
  • 14 days ago
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Miami Marlins 'expect open competition' for closer job

FishStripes (Scott Gelman) — A.J. Ramos is not necessarily the Marlins' closer heading into 2016. Although A.J. Ramos ended the 2015 campaign as the Marlins ' closer, the organization is " expecting an open competition ...
  • 14 days ago
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2016 Marlins Pitch F/X Scouting Report: Wei-Yin Chen

FishStripes (Michael Jong) — We bring the numbers to the scouting game by looking at Wei-Yin Chen's Pitch F/X data and formulating a proper scouting report complete with scores. We have discussed a lot about new Miami...
  • 14 days ago
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Miami Marlins morning news: Kyle Lohse, Alfredo Simon drawing interest

FishStripes (Scott Gelman) — The Marlins are still hoping to add starting depth. Plus notes on Wei-Yin Chen and Scott Boras. Marlins News Miami has been hoping to add another veteran starter to its rotation and Alfredo...
  • 14 days ago
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Miami Marlins' Wei-Yin Chen allows a lot of weak contact

FishStripes (Michael Jong) — Pitchers are not the masters of their domain when it comes to inducing weak contact on balls in play, but among the more successful ones recently is Marlins free agent addition Wei-Yin Chen. The...
  • 15 days ago
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Miami Marlins still interested in Doug Fister, Tim Lincecum

FishStripes (Scott Gelman) — Miami might not stop after adding Wei-Yin Chen. After signing Wei-Yin Chen , it was expected the Marlins would end their search for starting pitching. But Miami is  s till open to...
  • 15 days ago
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