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by · September 9, 2016 · Breaking News, Featured
Urban Farming Institute

Urban Farming Institute

Healthy Living Begins With Nutritious Food Grown Everyday, Everywhere, For Everybody Producer Gabriel Tyner heads out to the Institute for seeding 101 and to learn more about the program in our own backyard. The Urban Farming Institute is a registered 501© (3) tax exempt non profit organization located in Oakland Park, FL. UFI serves as a regional education, demonstration, and resource center for educators, health practitioners, gardeners, farmers, and producers interested in growing food in an urban setting. We help […]

by · August 29, 2015 · Broward County, Lifestyle
Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

Are you prepared? The International Hurricane Research Center and the Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department joined forces with the Miami Science Museum to deliver a full day of activities and informative speakers. Paige Bresky spent some time with the experts and we learned how to best protect ourselves, our houses, and our pets. Living in South Florida we are all aware of the damage hurricanes can do but with the proper planning lives can be saved. A basic emergency supply […]

by · August 26, 2015 · Featured, Weather
Miami Spice 2015

Miami Spice 2015

Miami Spice is in full swing with the offer of prix-fixe lunches and dinners at some of our finest restaurants at the reduced price of $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner. The offer, which runs from August 1 through September 30, is designed to encourage both tourists and locals to explore new restaurants with some value deals. The promotion also helps many restaurants get through Miami’s summer slump, where restaurant attendance drops off as tourist dollars are spent in […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Food, Lifestyle
Broward County Commission Meeting

Broward County Commission Meeting

There will be an important Broward County Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, August 11. Please RSVP below if you can make it and show your support! Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Time: 2PM Location: County Commission Chambers 115 South Andrews Ave, Room 430 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 *To speak, complete a “Comments by the Public” card and give it to the Public Affairs representative seated near the speaker’s podium. Click Here to RSVP

by · August 10, 2015 · Broward County, Education, Events
Boil water advisory issued for Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, other cities

Boil water advisory issued for Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, other cities

By the Sun-Sentinel – The city of Fort Lauderdale has issued a boil water advisory for several area municipalities and neighborhoods after an untreated water sample at one of South Florida’s water source wells tested positive for E. coli bacteria, officials said. The order was issued late Saturday and remains in effect until further notice. In addition to the city of Fort Lauderdale, the advisory pertains to Oakland Park, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Port Everglades Authority, Village of Sea Ranch Lakes, Wilton Manors […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Broward County, Consumer
AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS Poised as ‘the next level’ in automotive buying and customer service experience, new state-of-the-art Audi dealership provides convenient East Fort Lauderdale location and innovative technological advancements FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 3, 2015) – Qvale Auto Group (QAG) today announced that its newest South Florida dealership, Audi Fort Lauderdale, is officially open to the public. Positioned to be a major game changer in the market, the 158,000 S.F., state-of-the-art Audi dealership challenges convention through […]

by · August 3, 2015 · automobiles, Consumer
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Money talk: UGA study to examine complexities of couples’ financial communication

By HealthCanal , June 29, 2015Athens, Ga. – Cited as one of the most common contributors to couple stress and conflict, disagreements about money use in the household is leading researchers at the University of Georgia to learn more about couples’ financial communication. Researchers within the College of Family and Consumer Sciences are currently recruiting additional participants for a study designed to better understand how couples seeking financial counseling services experience and respond to questions, conflicts and shared goals about money […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Relationship
How to tell which of your apps are using up the most data

How to tell which of your apps are using up the most data

BY ANTONIO VILLAS-BOAS, Business Insider, June 28, 2015  – You may purchase phone plans with more than enough data to cover things like casual web surfing and streaming the occasional song. But you may not realize that browsing Facebook could be a big hit against your data plan too. According to Cisco’s online VNI Services Gauge Tool, one hour of browsing through social media can use up 90 megabytes, which is more than twice the amount of data that streaming music uses in the standard […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Consumer, Technology
Research Team Identifies 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

Research Team Identifies 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

By Shilo Rea, HealthCanal.com, June 24, 2015 – PITTSBURGH—The list of genes identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by deep DNA sequencing has expanded from nine to 33, according to a new study by an international research team led by the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), including Carnegie Mellon University’s Kathryn Roeder (right) and the University of Pittsburgh’s Bernie Devlin (left). Published today in Nature, the study examined data on several types of rare, genetic differences in more than 14,000 DNA samples from […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Featured, Health, Medical, News
The New Guinea flatworm in New Caledonia. Scale is in centimeters. CLAIRE GOIRAN

Invasive New Guinea Flatworm Has Made Its Way to Florida

BY DOUGLAS MAIN, Newsweek, June 24, 2015 – Researchers from around the world reported findings of flatworms in the new areas, after which they sent photographs and DNA samples to Justine in Paris for his confirmation. The flatworm (Platydemus manokwari) has few natural predators outside of New Guinea, and it likely will have no predators in the United States, Justine says. It gobbles up soil-dwelling invertebrates like snails, which could have a big impact on the environment. “It will not make […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Animals, Consumer, Environmental, News
Boynton Beach Mall Summer Job Fair, Saturday, July 11 at 2 p.m.

Boynton Beach Mall Summer Job Fair, Saturday, July 11 at 2 p.m.

WHAT:             Boynton Beach Mall’s Summer Job Fair will provide an opportunity for employment seekers to learn about and apply for full and part-time job openings at some of its 135 stores and restaurants. Available retail and food service positions include sales associates, server, cashier, management and key-holder opportunities at Macy’s, JCPenney, Sears, Charlotte Russe, Aeropostale, Claire’s, Rue21, Buca di Beppo, Finish Line, Lane Bryant,Perfumania, F.Y.E., Lids, Spencer’s, Sisterhood, Super Beauty Me, Melissa & Starling Performing Arts and Gems, Jewelry […]