12:46 AM EDT, Wed July 26, 2017
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Marlins battered in 10-4 loss to Rangers despite Christian Yelich's big night

Giancarlo Stanton, stone-faced and still as a statue, didn’t bother to turn and watch. Joey Gallo’s shot was a no-doubter among no-doubters, landing in the upper deck in right field for an early Texas Rangers lead that turned into a permanent one in their 10-4 win over the Miami Marlins. Long balls...
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Venus Williams’ lawyers say man killed in crash wore no seat belt, report says

The Palm Beach Post reports that the man who died in a collision with Venus Williams would have lived had he worn a seat belt, according to court documents filed by Williams’ lawyers. But a police crash report contradicts the lawyers’ claim that Jerome Barson was not belted in during the June 9...
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State lawmakers dismiss fraud allegations as racist and unfair

About 70 people came to a town hall meeting in West Palm Beach’s Gaines Park on Tuesday night to get a post-legislative session update from state Rep. Al Jacquet, D-Delray Beach, and state Sen. Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach. But at the start of the meeting, Powell took a moment to address “the...
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Broward's voting rolls challenged by conservative group

Broward County could have thousands of ineligible voters on its rolls, increasing the risk of voter fraud, because its election officials don’t do enough to keep the lists accurate, according to a national group that has challenged voter rolls across the country. In a lawsuit, the American Civil...
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Preview: Marlins at Rangers, Wednesday, 8:05 p.m.

Marlins at Rangers When/where: 8:05 p.m., Globe Life Park, Arlington, Texas On the air TV: FSF; Radio: 940-AM, 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound RHP Jose Urena (3.78 ERA, 1.26 WHIP) vs. RHP Yu Darvish (3.44, 1.12): Urena rebounded from a so-so stretch with his best start in about a month Friday, holding...
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Wasserman Schultz aide arrested trying to leave country, report says

Politico is reporting that a House staffer employed by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) has been arrested on bank fraud charges and is prevented from leaving the country while the charges are pending. Imran Awan was arrested at Dulles Airport on Monday evening before boarding a flight to...
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Delray man takes deal for 9-year prison term right before DUI manslaughter trial

One of Jack Rosen’s daughters described the retired dentist and grandfather from West Boynton as “a rock” before “his life ended so irresponsibly and so tragically.” Gail Secular looked across the courtroom at Beau Durling, the Delray Beach man who minutes before pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter...
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Dolphins hopeful Kings Jr. taking no-nonsense approach to getting an NFL roster spot

Macgarrett Kings Jr., the wide receiver/punt returner from Michigan State and University School, has stood across the street from the Miami Dolphins training facility every day for the past week or so. Typically, Kings, whose four-year college career ended in 2016, stays for an hour, maybe an hour...
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Pentagram controversy leads Boca to consider banning all displays at park

You can find just about anything in Boca’s Sanborn Square Park: concerts, festivals, yoga classes — and sometimes satanic pentagrams. But that may soon end. The city on Tuesday night may ban all unattended displays, including religious symbols such as pentagrams and nativity scenes. The move comes...
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Son of Coral Springs spy asks Congress to help free his father held hostage in Iran

Saying his family is “desperate,” Bob Levinson’s son begged Congress to “do anything, do something” to bring home the Coral Springs man missing in Iran for more than 10 years. Bob Levinson, a former FBI agent and CIA spy, is the longest-held civilian hostage in U.S. history. His son, Doug, was...
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3 arrested in West Park block party shooting

Three men accused of shooting into a crowd at a block party in West Park have been arrested, authorities said. A man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound that was life threatening. His name has been withheld by police, said Joy Oglesby, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. The shooting...
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Marlins' Justin Bour, JT Riddle hit disabled list Tuesday

The Miami Marlins placed first baseman Justin Bour and shortstop JT Riddle on the disabled list Tuesday. Utility infielder Mike Aviles and catcher/first baseman Tomas Telis were called up from Triple-A New Orleans to fill those roster spots and some of the playing time. Bour suffered a right oblique...
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22 arrested in Fort Lauderdale crackdown on sex offenders

Some sex offenders have been living illegally in off-limit areas of Fort Lauderdale. But Operation Here Not There has swept up 22 suspects in sex weeks, authorities said Tuesday. The city prohibits sex offenders from living within 1,400 feet of a school, school bus stop or park. The arrests were...
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Dolphins sign Alterraun Verner, place Koa Misi on injured reserve

The Miami Dolphins have added a veteran cornerback with a Pro Bowl resume two days before the start of training camp. Miami signed former Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner after testing out a few cornerbacks during a workout on Tuesday. "I’ve had so many people...
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Some residents want Hollywood to leave street names alone

Some residents who don’t want Hollywood to rename three streets honoring Confederate commanders say they should have a say in the decision. Commissioners agreed earlier this month to waive the rule that gives residents a vote in changing the name of a street they live on. A final commission vote...