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Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Gets Another Democrat Opponent

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 18, 2015 – On Tuesday, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel picked up another Democrat challenger when Willie Jones of Coconut Creek filed his campaign paperwork. Jones is the second Democrat running against Israel. “Mystery Man” Edison Jules of Ohio/NY/Florida entered the race last month. Last January, the Westside Gazette published a glowing review of Jones’ retirement from the Broward Sheriff’s Office. ” Citations, proclamations and reflections were heartfelt and varied, coming from dignitaries such as former Pompano Beach Commissioner Woodrow […]

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Rob Johnson looks on as Houston Astros' Chris Carter (L) hits a two-run homer off pitcher Jason Motte during the fifth inning of a MLB spring training game in Kissimmee, Florida in a March 1, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/files

Baseball’s Cardinals say committed to finding truth about data breach (Video)

By Steve Ginsburg in Washington (Reuters), June 17,2015 –  ­ The owner of the St. Louis Cardinals said on Wednesday he was committed to finding out if anyone in his organization hacked into the Houston Astros’ computers to steal team secrets and that any offenders “will be held accountable.” Federal authorities are investigating the Cardinals to determine who, if anyone connected with the baseball team, was involved in the data breach concerning Astros’ trades, proprietary statistics and scouting reports. “These are serious allegations that don’t reflect who […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, News, Sports
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Rob Johnson looks on as Houston Astros' Chris Carter (L) hits a two-run homer off pitcher Jason Motte during the fifth inning of a MLB spring training game in Kissimmee, Florida in a March 1, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/files

Cheating ingrained in baseball long before alleged Cardinals hack

By Steve Ginsburg, WASHINGTON (Reuters) ­June 17, 2015 –  Cheating in baseball has been a tradition since the days of Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth ­ generations before Major League Baseball confirmed that the St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated for possibly hacking in to the computers of the Houston Astros. The practice has been romanticized because of the many uncomplicated ­ and often hilarious ­ ways to beat the system, whether by using a telescope from the center field stands to steal a catcher’s signs […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, News, Sports, Technology
My Money Aha! Moment: 3 People on the Credit Wake-Up Call That Changed Their Lives

My Money Aha! Moment: 3 People on the Credit Wake-Up Call That Changed Their Lives

By Molly Triffin, LearnVest, June 17, 2015 – Ever had a wake-up call that, in an instant, changed the course of your life? Maybe you realized the person you were dating was The One, or it suddenly hit you that it was time to make a career 180 to pursue your true professional calling. We talked to three people who know the feeling—only their aha! moments had nothing to do with romance or work. Rather, their lightbulb moments helped them realize the […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Consumer, Featured
20th Summer Shorts Even More Consistently Funny & Poignant

20th Summer Shorts Even More Consistently Funny & Poignant

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 17, 2015 – A nervous air passenger drives an off-duty pilot crazy with her worry about crashing, a Haitian immigrant wrestles with the cost of assimilation, a loving couple is depicted at two stages of their relationship – simultaneously, the new management of a previously buttoned down company seems to prefer employees who are puppets – literally. Intriguing premises are the jumping off points for the nine flights of theatrical whimsy in City […]

Avast ye lubbers! Pirate Festivals invade Florida

Avast ye lubbers! Pirate Festivals invade Florida

By Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 16, 2015 – Florida was strategically important for the protection of Spanish galleons that plied their way home with precious metals plundered from South America and the Caribbean. Heavily-laden vessels called the plate fleets sailed up the Gulf Stream through the straits that parallel Florida’s Keys, and pirates would prey on the fleets from their hidden sanctuaries in the Keys and along the Florida coast. Hurricanes created additional hazards, sometimes wrecking the ships on the […]

Two bars of chocolate a day “lowers risk of stroke and heart disease” WAIT, WHAT?

Two bars of chocolate a day “lowers risk of stroke and heart disease” WAIT, WHAT?

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 16, 2015 – Like many of you, when I saw this headline I did a double take and said “can this be true?” I mean I could hear my doctors saying, you can’t have chocolate, it’s not good for you, blah, blah, blah….and then this news. For chocoholics (I’m just an ordinary chocolate lover) of the world, it should have been a “BREAKING NEWS” or “NEWS ALERT” headline.  Instead, this article was buried among […]

by · June 16, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Health, Medical, Science
Undertaking Fatherhood

Undertaking Fatherhood

By Dr. Michelle Hintz, Psychologist, for EyesOnNews.com, June 16, 2015 –  “Never underestimate a kid’s tenacity. Raising a child is like wrestling a small but relentless opponent.” – Stephen Colbert Numerous well-known men have, in recent years, come out in favor of fatherhood through interesting, sometimes humorous comments such as Stephen Colbert’s in this recent interview. In addition to Colbert, Dwyane Wade and Jack Black are well-known for their devotion to family. In a completely unscientific poll, nine out of […]

by · June 16, 2015 · Consumer, Relationship, Tribute
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is building a $15 million-home in North Palm Beach (investors.com photo)

As Comcast Struggles, CEO Brian Roberts Builds $15 Million-House in North Palm Beach!

By Jose Lambiet, GossipExtra.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 15, 2015 – NORTH PALM BEACH — In yet another story of corporate unaccountability: Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is building a sprawling mansion on the ocean in North Palm Beach. Never mind that Comcast is still struggling with an aborted merger and its title of America’s Worst Company! By the end of the year, the 55-year-old Roberts will be vested in the Palm Beach Country real estate market to the tune of $18 […]

(Photo by Mark Young)

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Allow Kids To Use Your Cellphone

By Dr. Michelle Hintz, Psychologist, for EyesOnNews.com, June 15, 2015 – The prevalence of technology means that the amount of time children spend interacting with screens is increasing. This is a troubling trend, and there are numerous reasons why parents should not only carefully restrict children’s usage of technology, but also consider not letting their children use their cell phones. First and foremost, cell phones were designed as a communication tool. Therefore, their primary functions are to facilitate interaction with others […]

by · June 15, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Health
Study shows non-profit, low-cost weight loss program has long-term results

Study shows non-profit, low-cost weight loss program has long-term results

By David Kelly | University Communications, June 15, 2015 – AURORA, Colo. – As America’s obesity epidemic continues to grow, a new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows that a low-cost, non-profit weight loss program offers the kind of long-term results that often elude dieters. “We know that people lose weight and then gain it back,” said study author Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH, a researcher with the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at […]

Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock

Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock

By Tim Stephens, HealthCanal, June 14, 2015 – A protein associated with many kinds of cancer cells was found to suppress the circadian clock, with implications for cancer biology and the workings of the clock itself A new study led by UC Santa Cruz researchers has found that a protein associated with cancer cells is a powerful suppressor of the biological clock that drives the daily (“circadian”) rhythms of cells throughout the body. The discovery, published in the June 4 issue […]