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by · September 9, 2016 · Breaking News, Featured
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
Here’s where to have a blast this 4th of July in Broward County

Here’s where to have a blast this 4th of July in Broward County

It is that time of year again to oohh and ahh with 4th of July Fireworks. Here are this year’s locations for Broward County           Coral Springs: Enjoy some special moments to remember with family and friends at Mullins Park during this Fourth of July celebration. Food and activities will be available starting at 6 p.m. before the fireworks display at 9 p.m. There is a $3 parking fee. Mullins Park, 10180 NW 29th St. 954-345-2200. […]

O’Neil Delapenha as Iskinder, Kevin A. Walton as Dwight, and Christian Vandepas as Aaron Feldman in Ground Up & Rising’s The Recommendation

The Recommendation Satisfies In Its Subtleties At Ground Up

By Michelle F. Solomon, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, July 1, 2015 – Miami’s Ground Up & Rising production of Jonathan Caren’s The Recommendation is compelling on so many levels. Yet, what makes it so formidable doesn’t have much to do with the actors on stage; it’s more about what happens in between the lines. Playwright Caren’s engaging script about promises and betrayals, secrets and lies, the privileged and the not-so privileged, and what we all do to get ahead no matter […]

by · July 1, 2015 · Consumer, Entertainment, Featured, Theater
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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
2009 Freedom Swim in Punta Gorda, (Photo courtesy Sun Herald)

2015 Charlotte Harbor Freedom Swim: Cool 4th of July ‘happening’

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 29, 2015 – PUNTA GORDA — It started small and spontaneous. Twenty four years ago, Punta Gorda attorney Michael Haymans and some friends decided to celebrate the Fourth of July by swimming the 1.5 mile distance across the Peace River. They weren’t athletes in training; they had heard stories about how in the 1940s, swimming across the river was a rite of passage for teens. They had a good time, they told their friends, and […]

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
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 […]

One of two known skull and crossbone flags is on display at the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum.

St. Augustine Pirate Museum: Fun for history lovers and kids

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 23, 2015 – You’ll find pirate festivals in Tampa and pirate wannabes in Key West, but no Florida city has seen more actual pirates than St. Augustine. Francis Drake sacked and burned the place in 1586; a century later it was pirate Robert Searles’ turn.  Pirates were back in 1683 and 1686. Finally, the Spanish built a fort – the magnificent Castillo de San Marcos, now a national historic site  – partly to […]

A synthetic drug known as "bath salts," spills out of a bottle in an image released by the Drug Enforcement Agency. (FILE)

Two charged with possession and intent to sell Flakka

MIAMI June 19, 2015 – Two central Florida men were indicted Thursday for conspiracy to import alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (A-PVP), also known as Flakka, from China. The charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Fort Lauderdale Police Department and the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO). Michael J. Hernandez, 25, from Orlando, and Jonell Philip Vega-Mercado, 19, from Clermont, were charged with conspiracy to import and possession with […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, Featured, Government, News
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Cassini Captures Breathtaking View of Saturn’s Dione

By IAN O’NEILL, Discovery News, June 19, 2015 – On Tuesday (June 16), NASA’s Cassini mission had an EXTREMELY close encounter with one of Saturn’s cratered moons, Dione. At a distance of only 321 miles (516 kilometers), this close approach was Cassini’s fourth flyby of its mission — but it wasn’t the closest. During the spacecraft’s third flyby on Dec. 12, 2011, Cassini swooped only 62 miles (99 kilometers) from the moon’s cratered surface. PHOTO: Cassini Gets Final, Stunning View of Saturn’s […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Education, Featured, Government, News, space
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CBP Agriculture Specialists at Miami Seaport Catch First-in-Nation Pest

MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) agriculture specialists at the Miami Seaport intercepted an unusual pest identified as Lissomus sp. in the family Elateridae during an intensive inspection of a container of ginger from Ecuador. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed this week that this marks the first nationwide interception of this pest. Insects in the family Elateridae are commonly known as click beetles because of their unusual click mechanism.  A spine […]