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  • Cuba’s Industriales baseball veterans finally have a stadium

    08/27/2013 8:05:41 AM PDT · by Corazon
    Havana Times ^ | 08/21/2013 | cafe fuerte
    HAVANA TIMES — Cuba’s Industriales baseball veterans finally have a stadium to play at in the Miami area.Somos Cuba, the organization promoting this sporting event, announced that the stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, had agreed to host the two matches scheduled for Saturday, August 31 starting at 11 in the morning..
  • Pakistani Brothers Arrested in Florida for Plotting to Obtain & Use Weapon...

    12/01/2012 3:36:42 AM PST · by Cindy · 14 replies
    (AP) via THE BLAZE.com ^ | November 30, 2012 10:00 pm | n/a
    "Pakistani Brothers Arrested in Florida for Plotting to Obtain and Use Weapon of Mass Destruction Against Americans" SNIPPET: "MIAMI (AP) — Two South Florida men of Pakistani descent have been charged with plotting to provide material support to terrorists and to use a weapon of mass destruction within the U.S., federal prosecutors said Friday. The men were identified as brothers Sheheryar Alam Qazi, 30, and 20-year-old Raees Alam Qazi. Both are naturalized U.S. citizens originally from Pakistan and both were arrested in the Fort Lauderdale area, prosecutors said."
  • Word "School" Misspelled on Broward Road Sign

    10/30/2011 6:53:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Friday, Oct 28, 2011 | Lisa Orkin Emmanuel
    A painted road sign was misspelled to "scohol" instead of school.Spell check needed: A painted road sign near a Broward elementary school was misspelled "scohol" instead of school. Residents in the neighoborhood of 50th street and Pine Island Road, which is one block from Banyan Elementary School, were surprised by the mistake, the South Florida Sun Sentinel said. "It's stupid, stupid, stupid," Jerome Seleznow was quoted as saying by the newspaper. Nadine Drew, spokeswoman for the Broward County School District, said she was glad the misspelling was being fixed. "We are surpised that it happened," she said. "We're glad to...
  • 28 Nabbed by Feds at Fort Worth Site (Possible Terrorist Link)

    06/29/2002 6:27:07 AM PDT · by demkicker · 114 replies · 454+ views
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | June 29, 2002 | Deanna Boyd
    June 29, 2002, 12:07AM 28 Nabbed by Feds at Fort Worth site Some may have ties to extremist group By DEANNA BOYD Copyright 2002 Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH -- Federal agents raided an aviation repair facility at Fort Worth Meacham Airport on Friday morning, arresting 28 workers on immigration violations. Some of them, sources said, may be affiliated with a Muslim extremist group responsible for a string of kidnappings in the southern Philippines. Kathy Colvin, a spokeswoman with the U.S. attorney's office for Northern Texas, said federal felony charges will be filed Monday against some of the detained mechanics,...
  • Alleged terrorist threat prompts another police search in S. Florida

    09/17/2002 8:08:13 AM PDT · by browardchad · 35 replies · 221+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | 9/17/02 | Ryan Pastrovich
    Royal Palm Beach · Police issued a bulletin Monday morning after receiving a report that six men were overheard discussing plans to travel to the Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport and "blowing things up." No government agency reached Monday could confirm the veracity of the report. No arrests or incidents at the airport in Broward County had been reported late Monday. (snip) The resident said the men were talking at a shopping center at Southern Boulevard and Royal Palm Beach Boulevard about 10 a.m. and transferring black bags from one vehicle to another. "They were speaking in Arabic about blowing...
  • Fort Lauderdale Tea Party Photos

    07/05/2009 5:13:27 PM PDT · by liberty75 · 1 replies · 540+ views
    South Florida Tea Party ^ | 07-04-2009 | South Florida Tea Party
  • Ft. Lauderdale Tea Party Pictures

    07/04/2009 9:07:45 PM PDT · by Brytani · 17 replies · 2,078+ views
    Self ^ | 07/04/2009 | Brytani and Rafterman
    Hubby and I attended today's Tea Party in Ft. Lauderdale where over a thousand other Patriots came to take back our country. Pics at: Ft. Lauderdale Tea Party Happy 4th of July!
  • Reminder: Ft Lauderdale Tea Party 4/15

    04/12/2009 5:28:35 PM PDT · by lovesdogs · 6 replies · 1,471+ views
    4/12/09 | vanity
    Ft Lauderdale tea party info Location: Federal Building, 299 East Broward Boulevard Time: April 15, 5:00pm - 8:00pm City: Ft. Lauderdale State: FL more info here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=74902550929
  • Farris Hassan & the Schoolboy Prank That Wasn't

    02/24/2006 12:15:17 PM PST · by Anne_Conn · 8 replies · 471+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Friday, February 17, 2006 | Judi McLeod
    Character-building Pine Crest Preparatory School, from which 16-year-old Farris Hassan cut classes for 15 minutes of Andy Warhol fame in Iraq, is still fielding media calls from all over the world. You can tell it’s been a long 15 minutes when you talk to the polite school spokesperson who gets to field these calls. "The story is not going to die away very quickly," the spokesperson told canadafreepress.com yesterday. Almost three months after the Schoolboy Prank That Wasn’t, Farris Hassan is back in class none the worse for wear after undisclosed penalties meted out by a conduct review committee.
  • Baghdad boy met with Hezbollah

    01/09/2006 3:59:45 PM PST · by Scribbz · 17 replies · 706+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | January 9, 2006 | JANE H. FURSE
    The Florida teen who sneaked off to Iraq over winter break also finagled a sitdown in Lebanon with a big shot from Hezbollah, one of the Mideast's top terrorist organizations. "I had to travel through alleyways and I finally walked - this was in the southern Shiite section of Beirut, the poorest section. So walking through alleyways, going up crooked staircases with bullet holes in the walls. And there was no sign saying, this is the Hezbollah office, of course not," Farris Hassan tells MSNBC's Rita Cosby in an interview airing tonight. A sheepish Farris, 16, also tells Cosby he's...
  • AP: U.S. Teen Runs Off to Iraq by Himself

    12/29/2005 2:07:32 PM PST · by presidio9 · 133 replies · 3,920+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 12/29/05 | JASON STRAZIUSO
    Maybe it was the time the taxi dumped him at the Iraq-Kuwait border, leaving him alone in the middle of the desert. Or when he drew a crowd at a Baghdad food stand after using an Arabic phrase book to order. Or the moment a Kuwaiti cab driver almost punched him in the face when he balked at the $100 fare. But at some point, Farris Hassan, a 16-year-old from Florida, realized that traveling to Iraq by himself was not the safest thing he could have done with his Christmas vacation. And he didn't even tell his parents. Hassan's dangerous...
  • Letter: Pro-Obama "South Florida Sun-Sentinel" sickening [readers strike back at MSM]

    07/19/2008 11:30:47 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies · 173+ views
    The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL ^ | 2008-07-20 | Murray Kaminsky
    It's pitiful to read the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. You are so pro-Obama that it is sickening. No such thing as an impartial paper.
  • Naugle: A "responsible homosexual'' could win mayor's job

    07/10/2008 12:48:36 PM PDT · by Fox_Mulder77 · 23 replies · 101+ views
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | July 10, 2008 | Brittany Wallman
    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle spoke about the two gay mayoral candidates this morning on the radio. He said he thinks a "responsible homosexual'' could win the post. He defined that as one who rejects the idea that it's OK to take over public parks for gay sex, and who would "do something about the AIDS crisis here, recognizing promiscuous activity has a heavy cost on life and dollars.'' Asked on 850 WFTL how he feels about being remembered for his comments about gays, he said he was proud of a legacy against political correctness. Naugle caused a huge stir...
  • Sick Passengers Lead To Emergency Landing At FLL

    03/05/2008 7:16:08 AM PST · by MizSterious · 10 replies · 95+ views
    CBS4 ^ | Mar 5, 2008 9:13 am US/Eastern | N/A
    Sick Passengers Lead To Emergency Landing At FLL FORT LAUDERDALE (CBS4) ― A flight from the Dominican Republic to Canada made an emergency landing at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after eight passengers complained of being sick. Airport spokesman Greg Meyer says Air Transat flight 477 was quarantined on the runway after it landed late Tuesday until officials from the Centers for Disease Control determined the sick passengers weren't suffering from any airborne illness.
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #6–Ft Lauderdale, FL 09/17/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    09/17/2007 3:30:35 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 809 replies · 1,191+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #6 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 09/17/07 - Official Discussion Thread The debate will focus on issues of special concern to social and religious conservatives who brand themselves "values voters." The candidates will begin arriving here mid-afternoon, and the debate kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. It will be streamed live via the Internet at ValuesVoterDebate.com and the website for the American Family Association. It is also reported to be telecast on Sky Angel's Angel One channel & Dish Network channel #262. Moderated by Joseph Farah, editor of WorldNetDaily Candidates participating Sam Brownback John Cox Mike...
  • Freep a Poll! (Mayor of FT. Lauderdale booted from tourism board for "anti-gay"statements)

    08/29/2007 7:28:53 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies · 352+ views
    www.sun-sentinel.com ^ | 8-28-07 | Sun-Sentinel
    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle has been kicked off Broward County's Tourist Development Council for making remarks that angered the gay community. What do you think about his ouster? Good move. Bad move.
  • Children Decide To Forgo Trip Rather Than Sell Unhealthy Candy (PC Alert)

    02/06/2006 5:53:01 AM PST · by Cagey · 75 replies · 1,415+ views
    WFTV-NEWS ^ | 2-3-2006
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- For more than a year, some children at North Side Elementary School learned about the health dangers posed by candy and empty snacks. So when Monique Manigat's gifted class of fourth- and fifth-graders was asked to sell chocolate bars, potato chips and hard candy to fund class trips, the 19 children decided that would be hypocritical and refused. "If they tell us to don't eat junk food and then after school we sell it, that disobeys what they said," said Daphnie Auguste, the 10-year-old ringleader. She hasn't raised one dollar toward her personal $455 goal. "I'm...
  • At Least Ten U.S. Airports Face Closure Due to Jet Fuel Shortages

    08/31/2005 7:10:39 PM PDT · by hispanarepublicana · 61 replies · 3,046+ views
    Airportbusiness.com ^ | 8/31/05 | Armbrust Aviation Press Release
    At Least Ten U.S. Airports Face Closure Due to Jet Fuel Shortages Armbrust Aviation Group Press Release August 31, 2005… Airlines and oil companies are working on plans to supply jet fuel to at least ten U.S. airports that could be shut down due to a lack of jet fuel caused by refinery and pipeline shutdowns from hurricane Katrina. The airports in most jeopardy for closure include Atlanta, Charlotte, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Tampa, Washington Dulles and West Palm Beach. AAG has learned that ChevronTexaco and Shell had cargoes loaded prior to the shutdowns destined for Florida ports. However,...
  • Large Plane crashes into Ft Lauderdale Neighborhood [UPDATE: no deaths, plane and cars damaged]

    06/13/2005 1:04:05 PM PDT · by PilloryHillary · 197 replies · 16,252+ views
    No details yet.
  • U.S., Venezuela clash as OAS meeting begins - (Condi to meet with Chevez opponent)

    06/05/2005 9:56:07 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 5 replies · 385+ views
    REUTERS ^ | JUNE 6, 2005 | Arshad Mohammed
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The United States called on Sunday for new ways to support "fragile" democracies in the Western Hemisphere but was immediately accused by Venezuela of seeking to impose a "global dictatorship." The United States hopes to use a three-day meeting of the 34-member Organization of American States that began on Sunday to advance its idea of allowing private groups to help monitor and promote democracy by raising their concerns with the OAS. "When you look at some of the fragile democracies that there are, it's very clear that the institution needs to be better capable of...
  • The hippies are comming to Ft Lauderdale! (vanity)

    Starting this weekend the OAS (organization of American States) will meet in Ft Laudedale. Last I knew the president was scheduled to speak sometime during the week. The protests are set to begin this Sunday. The local area has already spent more than $6.7 million on security. They are closing off many streets in my neighborhood because of the protestors. My father-in-law is freaked out about this since he lives in the area that will be closed. The point of this thread is wheather or not I should be worried about this. I think this is the same situation (OAS)...
  • SOUTH FLORIDA ANTI-HATE GROUP TO PROTEST CAIR AND HAMAS

    03/26/2004 12:30:04 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 20 replies · 666+ views
    Americans Against Hate ^ | March 26, 2004 | Joe Kaufman
    Americans Against Hate www.americansagainsthate.com   PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release                                                                   Contact: Joe Kaufman        March 26, 2004                                                                                   joe@joe4rep.com   SOUTH FLORIDA ANTI-HATE GROUP TO PROTEST CAIR AND HAMAS (Coral Springs, FL) On Saturday, April 3rd, at 6:00 pm, Americans Against Hate (AAH) will be conducting a protest against the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Palestinian terror group HAMAS.  The event will take place outside the Wyndham Ft. Lauderdale Airport hotel, where CAIR’s national Executive Director, Nihad Awad, is coming to speak. At the rally, AAH will be highlighting: Nihad Awad’s personal connection to a group...
  • Saint Peter and The Vatican - Legacy of the Popes

    06/27/2003 7:05:35 PM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies · 776+ views
    Experience the history and beauty of the Vatican through a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of its precious collections of art, artifacts, relics, historic documents and treasures, including many objects never before on view to the public. Works by Michelangelo, Bernini, Gallo, Cellini and others, and objects dating back to the third century, provide a fascinating and unprecedented insight into the Vatican's history. More than 350 objects-the largest Vatican collection ever to tour North America-are presented in the context of dramatic and immersive environments, including representations of the Tomb of St. Peter, The Sistine Chapel, the ancient and current St. Peter's Basilicas,...
  • Photos from Ft. Lauderdale Rally for America.

    03/22/2003 12:41:46 PM PST · by Sledge · 55 replies · 454+ views
    My Camera | 03/22/2003 | Me
    Here are some photos from the Rally for America in Ft. Lauderdale. We had a small but enthusiastic turnout. We had Freepers and Freepers at heart in attendance. If you are in the pictures and are not named, please identify your freepin' selves. See you next time. Fearless Flyers with his unique "signs". Channel 10 News makes an appearance... And gets an interview. The youngest Freeper. All good things must come to an end.
  • New lead roils anthrax probe

    03/28/2002 9:10:04 PM PST · by knak · 136 replies · 1,257+ views
    Experts debate theory that hijacker was exposed By Steve Fainaru and Ceci Connolly THE WASHINGTON POST March 29 — In January, outside of formal channels, an FBI official asked biodefense experts at Johns Hopkins University to examine a curious lead in the federal government’s investigation into last fall’s anthrax attacks.THE EXPERTS were to evaluate the diagnosis of a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., emergency room physician who had treated one of the Sept. 11 hijackers last June. The physician, Christos Tsonas, initially thought the man had a minor infection, but after the wave of bioterrorist attacks he told the FBI that, in...