Morning Juice: Commuter Train Bill on Track for Signature; Rothstein Banker Hopes Deniability Is Plausible

A look at what's in the news on this morning in South Florida:

  • Frank Spinosa, the TD bank executive who handled Scott Rothstein's investor funds, was fired last month and his attorney says Spinosa's name was falsified in fraudulent documents provided to investors. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • Broward parents' protests were heard by the school board, which put off a border switch that would have sent students between Cooper City and Hollywood as a way to alleviate overcrowding. But keep those homemade T-shirts and placards in the garage because the board's planning on doing it next year. [Miami Herald]
  • Terry Marvin, a Palm Beach Sheriff's Office lieutenant has retired two weeks after getting a a DUI for putting his car in a ditch near his home. [Page2Live]
  • Tri-Rail will survive thanks to Florida legislators' special session. They decided to put aside money from the gas tax for commuter rail, qualifying it for a whole mess of federal funds. [WPLG]


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