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Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
Still shaking off the ill-effects of the worst recession in recent memory, nine city and village managers speaking Tuesday at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce's "State of the Cities" luncheon painted a mostly rosy picture of their towns for the upcoming fiscal year starting Oct. 1, saying the worst of the economic downturn appears ... (more)
"It's been a really good season, we have very few rooms, maybe four or five," said Cathy Balestriere, the manager at Crane's Beach House.
A second driver is now behind bars, accused of taking part in an impromptu race that left an unwitting Fran Abel dead.
A major investigation is underway in Boca Raton following a bank robbery late Thursday at the TD Bank at 2301 North Federal Highway.
The man arrested after photos of him flashing guns and cash popped up on his Instagram feed didn't help himself when officers filling out his arrest report asked for his occupation.
Florida's anti-mask law is rarely invoked in arrests and even more rarely prosecuted in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested the teen, 16, on Thursday. He faces sexual battery and molestation charges, according to an arrest report.
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Fear of deportation, accompanied by deep financial problems, may have led a Weston businessman to kill his wife and teenage son, then drive to Tallahassee where he unsuccessfully tried to murder his older son, then killed himself, authorities said Thursday.
Former WPTV NewsChannel 5 meteorologist Rob Lopicola faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced by a Palm Beach County judge on Friday.
The cheesesteak is one of the most well-known - and controversial - of sandwiches.
In the last two weeks, there have been no emergency closures of restaurants in Palm Beach County or on the Treasure Coast.
A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a popular ice cream man in South Florida.
Palm Beach County is taking the fight to silence train horns on the Florida East Coast Railroad to the state capital.
LAKE WORTH: As the primary supporter of cultural organizations in Palm Beach County, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is hosting the third annual "SmARTBiz Summit" on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in order to strengthen the connections between cultural o rganizations and the business community.