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Travis d’Arnaud homers again and Bryce Elder shuts down Marlins in Braves’ win

By BILL TROCCHI ATLANTA — Travis d’Arnaud hit his fifth home run in four games and Bryce Elder pitched 6 2/3 spotless innings in his return from the minors as the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Monday night. David Fletcher capped a three-run fourth with an RBI single to help the Braves win for the seventh time in eight games. Recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett earlier in the day, Elder (1-0) scattered eight hits in his first major league start this season. The right-hander struck out four and walked none. Elder was picked for the NL All-Star team last year, when he made 31 starts...

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YNW Melly associate waits for verdict in his own murder trial

Accused killer Terrence Mathis is waiting for a Broward jury to decide whether he is guilty of killing a liquor store manager in Lighthouse Point nearly seven years ago. Mathis, 40, is also accused in a separate case of helping rapper Jamell “YNW Melly” Demons tamper with witnesses in the rapper’s highly publicized murder case, which is expected to be retried this year after a previous jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict. The murder of Karl Wolfer on July 7, 2017, was the first in Lighthouse Point in over a decade. Investigators said Mathis first encountered Wolfer at the liquor store operated...

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Quick transition of Broward schools superintendent raises questions

Peter Licata plans to start negotiating his exit as Broward schools superintendent Friday and could leave with a payout of about $192,000. He could also leave with a smaller amount or stay on as an employee until the end of the year, depending on what he and the School Board agree to. Licata, who has only worked for the district for nine months, announced at an April 16 meeting he planned to retire Dec. 31 due to a health issue, which he declined to discuss publicly. The board agreed at the same meeting to replace Licata, 59, with Howard Hepburn, 45, who has been deputy superintendent for the...

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What You Really Need To Know About Home Prices

According to recent data from Fannie Mae, almost 1 in 4 people still think home prices are going to come down. If you’re one of the people worried about that, here’s what you need to know.A lot of that fear is probably coming from what you’re hearing in the media or reading online. But here’s the thing to remember. Negative news sells. That means, you may not be getting the full picture. You may only be getting the clickbait version. As Jay Thompson, a Real Estate Industry Consultant, explains:“Housing market headlines are everywhere. Many are quite sensational, ending with exclamation points...

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Puerto Rico Republicans award Trump all 23 of their delegates

By DÁNICA COTO (Associated Press) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s Republican Party held a district assembly on Sunday and awarded former President Donald Trump all 23 of their national delegates. About 77% of the 1,340 members that make up the U.S. territory’s Republican Party participated, according to Angel Cintron, who heads the GOP there. He said they held a caucus-style vote that decided how Puerto Rico’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in July will pledge their votes. Twenty delegates and 20 alternates were chosen. Trump effectively...

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Showcase offered insight into Seminoles’ priorities

By Bob Ferrante Orlando Sentinel Correspondent TALLAHASSEE — No score or stats were kept inside Doak Campbell Stadium for Florida State’s spring showcase, a modified format that coach Mike Norvell has embraced for years. But it did feature 25 minutes of 11-on-11 competition as well as some special-teams drills. The showcase gave fans a first look at 25 newcomers via the transfer portal as well as early enrollees. And for media who have had an open view of this spring’s practices, what was seen over the course of a month lined up with what transpired on Saturday. Here are three takeaways: Offensive...

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Jesús Sánchez hits long homer as Marlins beat Cubs 6-3 for four-game series split

By JAY COHEN (AP Baseball Writer) CHICAGO — Jesús Sánchez hit a massive solo homer and an RBI single, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Sunday. Sánchez, Luis Arraez, Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Nick Fortes each had two hits as Miami salvaged a split of the four-game series. The last-place Marlins are 6-8 since they opened the season with nine consecutive losses. “I honestly think that we have a really good team,” Sánchez said through a translator. “I think you’re seeing it out there with the hits that we’re getting. … I think right now we’re in harmony is how I would describe...

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Messi scores two goals, assists on another as Inter Miami rally by Nashville SC 3-1

FORT LAUDERDALE — Lionel Messi scored twice to increase his Major League Soccer-leading total to seven and also had an assist to lead Inter Miami over Nashville SC 3-1 on Saturday night. Messi, who had his second two-goal game in MLS after scoring two against Orlando on March 2. He has a goal or assist in each of the six league matches he’s played, missing four because of injury. Sergio Busquets scored his first goal with Miami since joining former Barcelona teammate Messi last summer. Miami (5-2-3, 21 points) is unbeaten in five matches against Nashville since Messi’s arrival. Miami also remained...

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Suspect at large after stabbing in Coconut Creek nature preserve, police say

A suspect remained at large after a Saturday afternoon stabbing at a nature preserve in Coconut Creek, according to police. A male victim was airlifted to the hospital and is in serious condition. The stabbing took place on a walking trail near the 4900 block of Hilton Road, according to Coconut Creek Police Sgt. Scotty Leamon. The male suspect then fled into the woods. Coconut Creek Police set up a perimeter around the woods but concluded the search there without an arrest at 9 p.m. Saturday. The victim was taken to Broward Health General in Fort Lauderdale. The search of the wooded area in...

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Marlins, leading in sixth inning in pursuit of doubleheader sweep, see bullpen falter vs. Cubs in nightcap

By SARAH TROTTO (Associated Press) CHICAGO (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Alexander Canario homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Saturday night to earn a split of the day-night doubleheader. In the opener, Bryan De La Cruz hit a two-run homer off Adbert Alzolay in the ninth inning, and the Marlins beat the Cubs 3-2. Shota Imanaga (3-0) gave up three runs, two earned, in six innings in the nightcap for the Cubs, who have won six of their last seven games. Imanaga’s scoreless streak to begin his major league career ended in the fourth inning at 18 2/3 innings. Héctor Neris worked...

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