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June 29, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – On a recent morning, armed with neon pink tape to tie around the trunks of oaks, lichens and cypress trees, a Coral Springs pharmacist was leading an initiative to plant 1,000 orchids around the city. Luanne Betz, 64, and members of the Garden Club of Coral Springs were at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When a small soul food takeout opened its doors to customers on a recent early afternoon, a Coral Springs man in a wheelchair oversaw pans of mac and cheese going into the oven with an aroma of cornbread sweetening the atmosphere. “My whole vision for this restaurant is to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs teen performer has been dancing and singing her way through much of South Florida in recent years, gaining admission into the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts next year. Jasmine Iacullo, star of Next Stop Broadway’s recent production of ‘RENT’ at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Thirteen years ago, a Coral Springs woman found an aging World War Two-era yearbook in the home of her late grandparents. Inside the “bluebook,” Mallorie Berger saw photos of what life was like for her grandfather and other Black soldiers who served at Montford Point Camp in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After giving birth in her Coral Springs home, Nicole Cumberbatch went into a funk. The accounting and human resources professional struggled to find a balance between working and caring for her baby boy, Jais. She also had a hard time with breastfeeding and figuring out ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the past three years, a 22-year-old Coral Springs student photographer has worked behind the scenes capturing Miami Dolphins players on and off the field. Lauren Sopourn also has pointed her camera at other subjects of interest to bring attention to societal hardships -- ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Late one afternoon, Joseph Chalom was sitting behind his desk on Sample Road in Coral Springs when a 9-1-1 dispatcher called about a fatal shooting and requested his help right away. The financial advisor dropped what he was doing to get his team of volunteers to a police ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Long before a child on a bike was hit by a truck down the street, a singer-turned-social worker was pushing Coral Springs to take measures to slow down drivers in her working-class neighborhood. For four years, Teresa Bridges said she’s called police and organized a petition ...

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