Is the Florida government about to enter a fray that already included the NCAA and University of Miami? State Senator Joe Abruzzo (D-Wellington) sure hopes so. He's written a letter to state Attorney General Pam Bondi asking her to investigate the NCAA.
Last night's debate was what political experts call a "turd sandwich." Barack Obama and Mitt Romney provided 90 minutes of crap, and moderator Bob Schieffer happily mashed it all together between the blandest, stalest, white-bread questions he could find.Obama supporters will say their man won the d ... More >>
Tonight's debate, held just 40 minutes to our north at Lynn University, is fiercely guarded so don't even think of showing up and sneaking in... unless you enjoy being carried away by a dozen secret service agents.It's much better to stay in Miami and watch the show from one of the many bars and res ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenDashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba gives back to Boca RatonFriend of New Times Ian Witlen took some excellent photos at Friday's Dashboard Confessional extravaganza at Lynn University in Boca Raton that are now up at Spin.com. Read our wrap of the event, which honored the ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenTrue Grit: Dashboard Confessional's Chris CarrabbaBoca Raton native Chris Carrabba and his band, Dashboard Confessional, gave back to the community with two passionate concerts on Friday at Lynn University. Proceeds from the shows will benefit a memorial scholarship fund honori ... More >>
Just a quick reminder to get your entries in for a chance to win tickets to see Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba perform on Friday, April 30 at Lynn University in Boca Raton.Two events are planned for Friday, April 30. The first is a VIP affair at 6 p.m. featuring Carrabba unplugged in th ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenDashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba is doing Lynn University a solid following a tragedy that rocked the Boca Raton campus earlier this year. The January 12 earthquake in Haiti claimed the lives of four students and two professors who were in the country providing care to t ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlinBoca Raton's Lynn University was hit especially hard by the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake -- four students and four professors who were tragically killed there while providing care as part of the Journey of Hope course. Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba, who lives locally, dec ... More >>
Nearly a quarter of new condos in Sunny Isles Beach are empty. [CBS4]One person is dead and another injured after an early-morning drive-by shooting in downtown Miami that began on the MacArthur Causeway. [CBS4]The bodies of the last missing Lynn University students and professors have been found an ... More >>
Miami-Dade public schools are on the verge of another budget crisis, one that could ultimately affect arts education. [CBS4]A fatal accident has shut down much of North-bound I-95 this morning. [WSVN]A Miami-Dade police fund set up to fight environmental crimes has been used to buy SUVs, satellite T ... More >>
A 14-year-old girl was fatally shot in the stomach while vising a friend's house. An adult accidently discharged the weapon. [Herald]A drive-by shooting at 2135 NW 52nd St. resulted in the death of a 15-year-old girl who seems to have been a babysitter. Three others were wounded. [Herald]Miami-Dade ... More >>
County commissioners OKed a new, less harsh law concerning places where sex offenders may live. It's expected to supersede many of the stronger municipal laws and, more important, finally get those sex offenders out from under the bridge. [Herald]Former Miami Police Chief John&nb ... More >>
A Miami Shores man trapped in the wreckage of the collapsed UN building in Haiti was finally freed after 40 hours. [Herald]Wounded Americans in Haiti are being taken to Gitmo. [Herald]3 Lynn University students believed to had been found in Haiti are actually still unaccounted for. [CBS4]Miami-Dade ... More >>
The Haitian community in Miami waits patiently for word on their family on the Island. [NYTimes]Despite reports yesterday that all 12 Lynn University students in Haiti were accounted for, five are actually still missing. [CBS4]UF is also waiting to hear from two students who were in Haiti. [WSVN]The ... More >>
Twelve students from Lynn University in Boca Raton are amongst those stuck in Haiti in the aftermath of yesterday's devastating earth quake. One student was able to send a text message to a parent, and reports that all twelve are safe. The group was traveling with Food for the Poor, a charitabl ... More >>
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Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!