Jan 19

Despite legal issue, Markell Johnson never doubted he’d return to the N.C. State Wolfpack

N.C. State did better than simply survive while Markell Johnson missed seven games due to a suspension. The Wolfpack thrived by knocking off a pair of top-25 opponents without its … Click to Continue »

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Jan 19

New safety features would not prevent Brightline fatalities

New safety measures being put in place along railroad crossings would not have prevented a Boynton Beach man from being struck and killed by a Brightline train, the rail line said Thursday.

The red lights were on Wednesday before Jeffrey D. King was killed while riding his bicycle over the tracks....

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Jan 19

Pitt freshman guard Parker Stewart bright spot for turnover-prone Panthers

That was no small feat Pitt freshman guard Parker Stewart accomplished Tuesday night at Syracuse. The seven 3-pointers in the 59-45 loss were impressive, but ...

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Jan 19

Former N&O Athlete of the Year coming home to play pro as three former area youth stars drafted

Three former area youth girls soccer players saw their names appear in the fourth round of Thursday’s National Women’s Soccer League College Draft. But only one of those three will … Click to Continue »

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Jan 19

Could T-shirts made by the father of Duke’s Marvin Bagley turn into an NCAA issue?

What started out as an effort by the father of Marvin Bagley III to show support for his son threatened last week to spin into a potential NCAA issue. The … Click to Continue »

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Jan 19

Mayoral candidates slinging mud in Fort Lauderdale race

It’s the height of election season in Fort Lauderdale, and passions are flowing. So is vitriol.

Candidates in the mayoral race — Bruce Roberts and Dean Trantalis — are serving up a heavy dose of negative advertising, something not seen in a Fort Lauderdale mayoral race in years.

This year marks...

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Jan 18

‘Dreamers gotta dream:’ High hopes for Pitt’s early enrollees

<br/>Taysir Mack (right) celebrates with Simmie Cobbs Jr. during a game for Indiana last season. Mack transferred to Pitt and is an early enrollee.
He hasn’t even been on campus for a month, but Shocky Jacques-Louis already is scoring big at Pitt. “I’m starting to get A’s on the ...

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Jan 18

South Florida lawmakers help craft congressional sexual harrassment measure

Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a bipartisan bill to overhaul how sexual harassment claims are handled on Capitol Hill.

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, is one of the sponsors.

The bill proposes major reforms to the 1995 Congressional Accountability Act, and...

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Jan 18

Senate looks to rein in state colleges

College students could soon face a cap on how many can enroll in four-year degree programs at state colleges, and the colleges could see their funding based in part on the graduation rates of full-time, first-time-in-college students.

But officials with Florida’s colleges say the caps are unnecessary...

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Jan 18

Red-light cameras could go dark in Florida under proposed bill

Drivers across Florida no longer would have to deal with red-light cameras starting in 2021 if state lawmakers approve a plan to ban them.

A bill by state Reps. Bryan Avila, R-Hialeah, and Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, calls for pulling the plug on the devices by July 2021. Critics have argued...

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