Dwarf Planet Ceres Revealed in Amazing Video

By Mike Wall, Senior Writer, June 10, 2015 – An amazing new video lets viewers fly over and around the dwarf planet Ceres, getting a great look at its heavily cratered surface. The new Ceres video, which NASA released today (June 8), was created using 80 images captured by the space agency’s Dawn spacecraft. Some photos were taken from Dawn’s first mapping orbit of the dwarf planet, which lay at an altitude of about 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers), while […]

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Florida Department of Health failing to respond to credible reports of cancer clusters

Florida Department of Health failing to respond to credible reports of cancer clusters

By SaintPetersBlog, Guest Author, Special to, June 10, 2015 – This is a story about pediatric cancer clusters in Florida. It begins in Durham, N.C., at Duke University, where Dr. David Banks is a professor in the Department of Statistical Science. In 2013 Dr. Banks was the new editor of Statistics and Public Policy, a journal of the American Statistical Association. In early February, Banks gave a speech to the Florida Chapter of the ASA at the University of West […]

Charlie Crist (right) and Scott Rothstein (AP photo)

On Anniversary of Conviction, Scott Rothstein Clawback Reaches Into Charlie Crist’s Pocket!

By Jose Lambiet,, Special to, June 9, 2015 – FORT LAUDERDALE — On the fifth anniversary of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein‘s sentencing to 50 years in a federal prison, Gossip Extra can reveal exclusively that the government just seized money that Rothstein gave to the U.S. Senate campaign of Charlie Crist. According to paperwork filed with the federal court in Fort Lauderdale, the U.S. Marshals Service just seized $9,600 left in a still-open SunTrust bank account used by Crist […]

Dr. Brenda Snipes

Broward Supervisor of Elections remains under fire

By Mark Young, Managing Editor, June 9, 2015 – Broward’s Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda Snipes, is under fire from County Commissioners concerning  the SOEs private attorney SOE Burnadette Norris Weeks. has previously posted some stories from RedBroward and BrowardBeat. Both publications have posted several updated stories. We’re sure there will be more articles in the days to come. Below are excerpts from the postings and a link to the full articles: Election Office Atty Strikes Back At Criticism Posted by Buddy […]

Dale Holness, left,at Airport Convention with Burnadette Norris Weeks

Clueless: Broward Elections Chief Unaware Her Lawyer Gave Money To Candidates

By RedBroward, Special to, June 8, 2015 – Under tough questioning from County Commissioner Mark Bogen, Broward Supervisor Of Elections (SOE) Brenda Snipes admitted she was unaware her “right hand lawyer” gave money to candidates with legal matters involving her office. Snipes’ comments came during a budget workshop with Broward County Commissioners earlier this week. While controversial County Commissioner Dale Holness told Snipes she was doing a “great job,” other commissioners questioned Snipes’ budget, early voting plans and methods to increase […]

Dr. Brenda Snipes

Some Commissioners Fed Up With Broward Elections Chief

By Buddy Nevins,, Special to, June 8, 2015 – It was Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes’ turn in the barrel last week. Snipes got grilled – her word for the 30-minute cross-examination was “bullied” – by Broward County Commissioner Mark Bogen on Tuesday. Like a prosecutor questioning a murderer, Bogen started out something like this: “Would you agree the most important thing for any supervisor is to run efficient and impartial elections?” It went downhill from there for Snipes. […]

State House members targeted:  Katie Edwards (L) Kristin Jacobs (R)

State Reps. Targeted For Taking Big Sugar Money

By Buddy Nevins,, Special to, June 4, 2015 – Legislators — including at least two from Broward — are being targeted in attack ads for not doing enough to fund restoration of the Everglades. Negative mail is aimed at Democratic State Reps. Katie Edwards of Plantation and Kristin Jacobs of Pompano Beach. It began hitting in their districts this week. The pieces slam the two legislators for not supporting Everglades restoration while accepting contributions from “Big Sugar.” Sugar growers […]

Broward Commissioner Tied To Mystery PAC Controlled By Lobbyists

Broward Commissioner Tied To Mystery PAC Controlled By Lobbyists

By Tom Lauder, RedBroward, June 4, 2015 – Records for a mysterious South Florida political committee show close ties between Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief and several high-powered Democrat lobbyists. Active for less than a year, the “Friends For A Better Broward, Inc.” committee spent more than $36,000 during the 2014/2015 election cycle. Most of the committee’s money went to those who worked on Commissioner Sharief’s 2014 campaign. During her bitter 2014 campaign against Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis, Sharief employed Rosa Mendoza as […]

Is Broward terrorist figure Adnan Shukrijumah dead? FBI can’t confirm it

Is Broward terrorist figure Adnan Shukrijumah dead? FBI can’t confirm it

By Dan Christensen,, Special to, June 4, 2015 – Six months after former Broward resident and suspected al Qaeda leader Adnan El Shukrijumah was reported killed by the Pakistan army, the FBI has not confirmed his death and continues to include him on its list of “Most Wanted Terrorists.” Pakistani authorities have said the Saudi-born Shukrijumah was killed Dec. 6 during a helicopter gunship assault on a military compound in a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan near Afghanistan. His […]

In this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the central region of the galaxy NGC 3862, an extragalactic jet of material moving at nearly the speed of light can be seen at the three o'clock position. The jet of ejected plasma is powered by energy from a supermassive black hole at the center of the elliptical galaxy, which is located 260 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo.

Hubble Witness to Relativistic Crash in a Black Hole Jet

BY IAN O’NEILL, Discovery News – June 4, 2015 – Often we mistakenly view astronomy as a static science — the distant universe is constant and unchanging, right? Not only is this mindset woefully inaccurate, astronomers can also prove it over timescales of only a few years. Take, for example, this stunning observation by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers have stitched together 20 years-worth of images of the spiral galaxy NGC 3862, which is located some 260 million light-years from […]

June 3, 1965 Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go (NASA)

Fifty years of Spacewalks – “A Holy Molly Kind Of Moment”

By Mark Young, Managing Editor, June 3, 2015 – NASA is celebrating 50 Years of Spacewalks with the release of a 30-minute documentary. One astronaut, Michael Lopez-Alegria summed it up “It was a holy molly kind of moment.”  Here’s some additional info from NASA: “It’s been 50 years since NASA’s first EVA when Ed White went out on Gemini 4. We’ve come a long way.” This NASA documentary celebrates 50 years of extravehicular activity (EVA) or spacewalks that began with […]

Will Anything Change? Broward’s Future To Be Planned By Political Insiders

Will Anything Change? Broward’s Future To Be Planned By Political Insiders

By Buddy Nevins,, Special to, May 30, 2015 – Broward’s future government will be planned by a newly-created board dominated by political insiders. On Tuesday, Broward County Commissioners are expected to name the usual suspects to the Charter Review Commission. This is the group that will recommend changes to Broward’s government for the next decade. Voters must approve any changes. Below is the list of folks they plan to name. Can we really expect any change from people who have […]