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Everglades’ levee fails to meet federal standards

New flood control concerns are surfacing about the 60-year-old, earthen levee that keeps the Everglades from swamping South Florida communities spread across former wetlands.
The Broward County portion of the East Coast Protective Levee fails to meet certification standards for the … Continue reading

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New nonprofit aims to bolster Parkland public schools

Stung by budget cuts and subsequent loss of teachers and programs in its public schools ever since the onset of the recession, Parkland is putting up a united front to ensure that its schools continue to have what it takes … Continue reading

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Parkland sets dates for special election qualifying

Anyone seeking to fill the term of a city commissioner who died in July must act during a two-week period in November.
Qualifying for District 1, in the western part of the city, will be from noon Nov. 8 … Continue reading

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Mental evaluation ordered for South Florida ICE chief in child porn case

A mental examination has been ordered for a top South Florida immigration official charged in a child pornography case.

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State releases Parkland school grades

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Median age of Parkland residents higher than in 2000

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New details emerge on public suicides at Parkland pavilion

When friends stopped at Nikayla Baldomero’s Coconut Creek home about 4:30 a.m. on a Monday in July, Joseph Brown was … Continue reading

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Skating circles around their foes

Parkland’s Briana Bajic loves the feeling she gets when she is skating on the ice.
She felt even more thrilled following her recent performance in a prestigious state attraction.
“It’s amazing,” said Bajic, 16, who placed third in the Novice Ladies Long … Continue reading

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More same-sex partner households in Parkland, Census reports

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Parkland man wins WPT event in Paris, takes home $728K

Parkland poker pro Matthew Waxman has notched the biggest victory of his life, winning the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris.
“It’s been a life dream of mine to win a World Poker Tour title,” he said.
He earned 518,750 Euros, … Continue reading

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