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General view of the BankAtlantic Center prior to the game between the Florida Panthers and the Toronto Maple Leafs on January 23, 2010 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Panthers To Request Public Money For New Scoreboard

The Marlins did it, the Dolphins did it and now the Florida Panthers are doing it.

CBS Miami–05/14/2013

The FBI is looking for a man they have dubbed the "Friday Afternoon Bank Robber". They believe he is responsible for at least 7 robberies in S. Fla. (Source: FBI)

FBI: Public’s Help Needed To Nab “Friday Afternoon Bank Robber”

The FBI calls him the Friday afternoon robber — a man the FBI says has held up 6 banks, many near the close of business on Fridays.

CBS4–02/28/2013

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Mega Job Fair Tuesday At BB&T In Sunrise

Home Depot, the Miami Dolphins, Norwegian Cruise Lines and ALDI are a few of the companies looking to hire employees from a massive job fair Tuesday in Sunrise.

CBS4–01/22/2013

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New Bus Service Links West Broward With Downtown Miami

Would you like to relax on your morning commute to Miami? For west Broward residents, it will be possible beginning Monday.

CBS4–09/29/2012

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Bank Atlantic Center Becomes BB&T Center

The Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise is no more. After the bank was acquired by BB&T, the name on the arena will be changing as well to the BB&T Center.

CBS Miami–09/10/2012

(Source: CBS4) BankAtlantic is taken over by BB&T

About One-Third Of BankAtlantic Workers To Lose Jobs

About one-third of Bank Atlantic’s employees will lose their jobs as early as October.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

(Source: CBS4) BankAtlantic is taken over by BB&T

650 Laid Off BankAtlantic Employees Offered Jobs

The 650 Bank Atlantic employees made jobless after BB&T bought the Fort Lauderdale-based bank have been offered jobs by BB&T.

CBS Miami–08/02/2012

(Source: CBS4) BankAtlantic is taken over by BB&T

Regulators Approve Sale Of BankAtlantic To NC-Based BB&T

One more Florida landmark is about to disappear from the horizon with Tuesday’s approval by federal banking regulators of the sale of hometown BankAtlantic to North Carolina-based BB&T. Most of the nearly 80 BankAtlantic branches will get the new name by the end of the year, but still unknown is how many jobs will be lost by the sale.

CBS4–07/31/2012

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Bank Atlantic Center To Be Renamed

Lost amidst the discussion of the sale of BankAtlantic to BB&T was the future of the Bank Atlantic Center.

CBS4–11/02/2011

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BB&T To Expand Presence In South Florida

BB&T Corp. plans to expand its presence in South Florida by acquiring nearly five and half billion in healthy loans, deposits and bank branches from BankAtlantic.

CBS4–11/01/2011

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