Here's your round up of the news that I found interesting this morning. Enjoy.
A- Sun-Sentinel: Proud to be one of "them," you know-nothing pinhead.
Next, Cain hit Wings Plus in Coral Springs, one of Broward's most popular stops for Republican candidates, where he rallied a crowd of about 400 people. "We are America. Not them. We are," he said.B- Sun-Sentinel: Life in South Florida.
A man headed to meet some friends in Boca Raton was robbed by two men in a pick-up truck who asked him directions, police said.C- Sun-Sentinel: Gay-friendly Broward.
About 10 p.m. on Monday, the 20-year-old Boca Raton victim was walking on Northwest 13th Street near Glades Road. The two robbers were in a white pick-up truck that pulled over in front of the victim. When he walked past the truck, the passenger asked for directions to Atlantic Avenue, police said.
As the victim approached, police said the passenger pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded his valuables.
Broward has come out — again — as gay friendly, passing a law preventing the county government from doing business with companies that don't treat same-sex couples the same as spouses.D- TC Palm: Ha!
Earlier this month, Broward became the first county in Florida, and one of just a few in the country, to pass a law that requires companies doing business with the county government to offer benefits to their employees' domestic partners if they offer them to husbands and wives.
The move puts South Florida further into the forefront on gay rights, and supporters praised it as part of the growing trend toward granting legal recognition to domestic partners, be they same or opposite sex.
FORT PIERCE — St. Lucie County Fire District crews Wednesday morning handled a report involving a man who apparently had been locked in a CVS store overnight and was intoxicated, a fire district spokeswoman said.E- CBS4: A crappy situation in Hollywood.
HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) – Crews are working to clean up a massive sewage spill in Hollywood.F- NBC Miami: It's about time.
It happened near Taft Street between Park Road and Interstate 95 Wednesday morning. Crews spent the Wednesday evening digging into the ground to get a closer look at the broken line. They had to wait until late at night when as few people as possible are using water. The street is covered with raw sewage and most people in the area said the smell is overwhelming.
The U.S. Justice Department is launching a civil investigation into the policies and training involving deadly force in the Miami Police Department following the deaths of seven black men in officer-involved shootings.G- WPTV: Hey. A man's gotta eat.
The "pattern and practice" probe will focus on whether systemic flaws made the shootings, which occurred over an eight-month period between July 2010 and February 2011, more likely.
JUPITER, Fla. — A Jupiter man is facing charges of domestic battery and cruelty toward a child after his live-in girlfriend called to report that he had attacked her for not having dinner ready on time.