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Nova Southeastern University will soon offer a full service M.D. program, the only one in Broward County. 

The Davie-based university got preliminary accreditation this week from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education -  the group that certifies med schools across the U.S. and Canada.

Nova will accept 50 students a year in order to keep class sizes small.  

Dr. Johannes Vieweg, the college’s founding dean, says there won’t be lectures, there will be seven students in a room solving medical problems.

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U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz scheduled a press conference at her office in Sunrise Monday morning to address a wave of anti-Semitic acts in South Florida and across the country.

But shortly before it began, the David Posnack Jewish Community Center, 10 miles away in Davie, was evacuated following a bomb threat.

“I’m incredibly angry,” Wasserman Schultz said. “But I’m here today to channel my anger, so we can make sure…we find these bastards.”

More Mormons? Time For A Temple

Jan 20, 2014
Courtesy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The first Mormon temple in South Florida is scheduled to open this spring in Davie to serve the region’s growing Mormon population.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ membership in South Florida has almost doubled in the last six years, to around 25,000, according to church officials.

All those Mormons have had to go to Orlando or farther to hold important religious ceremonies, like marriage, performed in a temple.

Tony Burns is a local church representative. He says the new temple’s architecture features South Florida’s natural environment.