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Morning Juice: Adventures in Bad Parenting

Time to get your Monday on. But first, a look back on what made news this past weekend.

  • Tamarac mayoral candidate Ed Portner gave a short interview to WPLG about why he went over to his daughter Stacy Ritter's home with a gun last week: "I wanted to scare the crap out of her." Mission accomplished. [WPLG]
  • Tapes from the FBI investigation of Alan Mendelsohn show him trying to lure $400 grand from accused Ponzi schemer Joel Steinger in exchange for getting the state to ditch a criminal investigation. [Herald]
  •  A 9-year-old autistic boy found wandering the streets of West Palm alone has been reunited with his parents, but now the question is whether he stays with them. That's up to the child welfare agency. [Palm Beach Post]

  • Did the husband of Broward County School Board member Stephanie Kraft take work from Broward super-lobbyist Neil Sterling? If so, Bob Norman shows how the state ethics laws can provide the basis for a case. [Daily Pulp]
  • The dead body of a 25-year-old man was found this morning along north Fort Lauderdale Beach. No details yet about how he died or who he is. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • Broward's conservative hardcore got together at the Palm Aire Village Park in Fort Lauderdale to pump up Marco Rubio and stab some Democrat voodoo dolls. [Miami Herald]
  • A 3-year-old girl in Belle Glade fractured her skull falling off a second story balcony. [Palm Beach Post]