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The J.P. Taravella football team almost done with spring football practice. Head Coach Charles Hafley is impressed with the team and believes the Trojans will do well in the upcoming season. “So far we are looking good,” he said.

Top players for the Trojans include Shanda Gordon at safety and Liam Wooldridge at quarterback. The Trojans will take on West Boca in a spring game on Thursday. They will play their first fall game in Orlando against Evans High School on August 26. Their second game will be against Cypress Bay.

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Following the final passage of HB 7019, which creates greater transparency and more accountability of Florida’s higher education system, Governor Rick Scott today released the following statement:

Governor Rick Scott said, “I appreciate the Legislature, especially bill sponsors Senator John Legg and Representative Elizabeth Porter, for continuing to focus on the needs of Florida students. The costs of textbooks and materials will now be publicly available to students well ahead of class registration so they can make informed decisions. I will continue to work with the Legislature so every student has the resources and support they need to get an affordable, quality college education in Florida.”

HB 7019 provides greater transparency to students regarding college costs; helps hold the line on graduate school tuition; informs students of required and recommended textbooks before the start of classes; requires our colleges and universities to adopt policies that make textbooks more affordable; and requires the Board of Governors and the State Board of Education to annually study and make recommendations on how to make college more affordable.

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Coral Springs residents came together to enjoy Savor the Notes at the ArtWalk. They could enjoy a good meal and jazz music.

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People got together at the ArtWalk in Coral Springs to enjoy Savor the Notes. There was plenty of food from various vendors, jazz music from Eric and the Jazzers and the Anthony Corrado Band, memosas, and a bounce house for children. Katie Radillo was selling clothing from her trailer. Linda Vercillo enjoyed the atmosphere and had a mocha drink.

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Many people came together at The ArtWalk to enjoy Savor the Notes. Various food vendors participated and offered food items ranging from vegetables to cakes and full entrees. The Anthony Corrado Band and Eric and the Jazzers offer live musical entertainment. People could purchase a memosa and just sit back and enjoy a relaxing Sunday morning.

Katie Radillo brought her mobile boutique, a small camper with various clothing items for sale. Neida Billings enjoyed selling baked goods from her Rustic Bake Shop. Pat Mirabello was selling memosas with her friends. Linda Vercillo and Valerie Andrews both liked Savor the Notes.

The atmosphere was pleasant and relaxing. Families and friends spent some time together. There was a bounce house for younger children.

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All Broward cities have seen an increase in property values. The increase  for Broward County was 7.1 percent over the previous year.  The increase for Coral Springs was 6.30 percent and for Parkland about 3 percent.

The Stoneman Douglas High School Baseball team won the Class 9A baseball championship with a 3-0 victory over Miami Columbus.

The Eagles had a 27-2 record. Brady Norris was the winning pitcher for Stoneman Douglas.

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