Morning Juice: Old Dolphins Learn New Tricks; Train Barrels Into Car in Fort Lauderdale

Here's what's churning in Friday's local news cycle:

  • Parents of students at Pioneer Middle School in Cooper City are furious over proposals by the Broward County School District to bus students out of that school to relieve overcrowding. But what are they complaining about? Local 10's Janine Stanwood managed to the walk between various middle schools in mere seconds. Or was that clever video editing? [WPLG]
  • After responding to a call of a domestic disturbance in Greenacres, cops shot and killed a man after who tried to stab a Palm Beach Sheriff's deputy. [Palm Beach Post]
  • Check out Ricky Williams! In Ronnie Brown's absence, the old war horse galloped for 122 yards, leading the Dolphins to a road victory over the Carolina Panthers. Must have been Turn Back the Clock Day, because Joey Porter also shined, sacking the Panther QB twice. [NFL.com]
  • Something fishy's going on at a First Universal Lending in Palm Beach Gardens, where police were interviewing employees and hauling out documents. Mortgage scam? [WPTV]
  • Back to the Broward County School District: Embattled Superintendent Jim Notter scored himself a big prize from some nonprofit that has not been reading Daily Pulp coverage of the school district. [Miami Herald]
  • Two women from Tennessee were killed in Fort Lauderdale in a collision with the Tri-Rail. They stopped their car on the railroad tracks, even after the crossing arms had come down. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • Former Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle's sister, Cindy, won a $300 million verdict against tobacco companies. [Sun-Sentinel]

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