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State seeks harsher penalty against Miami physician

 
Jacinto Garrido’s mother died in 2010. Garrido filed a complaint against her doctor.

Department of Health officials have filed notice of their intent to appeal a final order by the state Board of Medicine, which in June voted to revoke a Miami physician’s license — then minutes later reversed its ruling, and reduced the pena

  • REDISTRICTING

    Judge approves Legislature's fix for congressional maps, calls no special election

    State lawmakers altered seven of 27 congressional districts after Circuit Judge Terry Lewis ruled that two districts had been illegally drawn to benefit Republicans.

  • Heart program accredited

    Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood recently earned certification from The Joint Commission, the nation’s largest healthcare accrediting group, for a cardiac therapy program designed to treat patients with end-stage heart failure who are not eligible for a transplant — making Memorial the first hospital in Broward County to receive the designation.

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A Campbellsville Fire Department truck with the ladder extended remained at the scene where two firefighters were injured during an ice bucket challenge during a fundraiser for ALS on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Campbellsville, Ky. Officials say the ladder got too close to a power line and electricity traveled to the ladder, electrocuting the firefighters.

    Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Four firefighters were injured — two seriously — when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge, police said Thursday.

  • SPORTS MARKETING

    Barcelona soccer academy coming to Fort Lauderdale

    The Barcelona soccer club is opening an academy in Broward. The goal: Brand the club in fledgling U.S. players’ minds.

  • Fade to black: Leonard Maltin ending movie guides

    The closing credits are rolling for Leonard Maltin's movie guides.

  • St. Louis police release video of shooting

    The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for greater transparency when it comes to officer-involved shootings.

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Palestinian doctors treat children wounded in an Israeli airstrike on a building, at the treatment room of al Najar hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

    Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

    Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting top leaders in two days.

  • 122 South Florida companies make Inc. 5000 list

    Inc. magazine unveiled its annual list of fastest-growing private companies in America on Wednesday, and 122 companies from the Miami metropolitan area made the cut.

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