Judge awaits FBI’s Sarasota Saudi documents; Justice Department wants more time

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By Michael Pollick
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Relatives of 9/11 victims are eagerly watching the legal struggle over information held by the FBI concerning a Saudi Arabian family in Sarasota with possible ties to terrorists, even as calls in Congress ramp up for more disclosure about how the attackers were funded. Late Thursday, the government asked a Fort Lauderdale federal judge for more time to submit its 9/11 records.

Broward prosecutors vilify BSO detective who alleged misconduct; ‘Bloody…not improper’

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By Dan Christensen
BrowardBulldog.org
A Broward Sheriff’s homicide detective who reported that Fort Lauderdale police unleashed a dog on a murder suspect who was in custody and no longer a threat should not be believed, according to a memo by local prosecutors closing the case.

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Proposal seeks to assure public is heard at Broward School Board planning workshops

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
Following a stinging grand jury report that urged the Broward School Board to be more open, a proposed rule change would guarantee the public the opportunity to speak out at board workshops.

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Broward School Board majority favors nationwide search to replace Notter, restore trust

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
The Broward School Board will conduct a nationwide search to replace Superintendent of Schools Jim Notter, who announced his resignation this week.

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Broward school district starts long-sought repairs and upgrades at neglected Hallandale High

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
While Broward County public schools has begun making long-awaited repairs and upgrading educational equipment at rundown Hallandale High, community activists and the city’s mayor say a lot more has to be done.

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Broward Schools offer teachers one percent raise; ask for millions in concessions to pay for it

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
The Broward County Public school district made its first official salary offer of a 1 percent raise to its teachers at a bargaining session Thursday, but also sought concessions to help pay for the $21 million proposal.

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Cleared lawyer says regulators who failed to stop Madoff, Stanford sank his watchdog appointment

By Dan Christensen
BrowardBulldog.org
St. Petersburg securities lawyer Kevin Carreno says he was targeted to prevent his appointment as Florida’s top financial watchdog because he threatened to expose regulators for failing to uncover the multi-billion dollar Ponzi schemes of Bernard Madoff and Allen Stanford.

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As Gov. Scott calls for billions in cuts, South Florida teachers demand millions more in pay

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
While public employees battle to maintain collective bargaining rights and benefits in many states, including Florida, teachers unions in the state’s two largest school districts want pay increases this year and next.

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More students heading to charter schools; officials brace for a bigger money drain on public education

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
Millions more in state money is going to Miami-Dade and Broward charter schools as enrollment in the private schools increased by more than 7,000 students this school year, siphoning dollars from Florida’s two large public school districts.

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Cleared of insider trading charges, Zachariah is back in presidential politics

By Buddy Nevins
BrowardBulldog.org
Less than three months after being cleared of civil insider stock trading, Fort Lauderdale heart doctor and top Republican fund raiser Zachariah P. Zachariah is back in big time, big money politics.

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The national debate over public workers to be played out in Florida as Legislature convenes

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
Florida has a long history of battles for collective bargaining rights for public employees going back to the late sixties and early seventies, some gained after workers – particularly in South Florida — staged work stoppages and strikes. When the 2011 state legislative session opens Tuesday, a new chapter opens and Florida public employees face their greatest challenge in decades.

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New study assails Broward’s school district for conditions at Hallandale High

By William Gjebre
BrowardBulldog.org
Days after a Grand Jury blasted Broward school officials for mismanagement, a separate report by a School Board committee painted a picture of broken promises and equipment, lack of updated educational materials and safety issues at Hallandale High School.

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