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4 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Four people injured in crash in Loxahatchee

Four people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash near Royal Palm Beach Boulevard and 63rd Lane in Loxahatchee at about 3:40 p-m on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Loxahatchee, FL

9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to Launch New Fundraising...

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is deploying a new program called power2give , a fundraising platform that empowers people to donate any amount of money directly to projects created by arts and cultural organizations in Palm Beach County.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Florida has two more local chikungunya cases

Chikungunya's been found in two people in Florida who contracted it locally; the virus is spread through mosquitos and causes severe pain.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

12 hrs ago | T.H.E. Journal

Palm Beach County SD Deploys Procurement Software

Palm Beach County School District has launched a new procurement solution as part of the school district's New Marketplace initiative.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

16 hrs ago | WPBF

At least 9 migrants taken into custody along Jupiter Island

At least nine Haitian migrants were taken into custody after their boat came ashore along Jupiter Island overnight Wednesday, according to US Border Patrol.

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Related Topix: Jupiter Island, FL, Tequesta, FL

17 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Palm Beach County May Ban Kratom

Kratom, an herb found in Southeast Asia and is currently banned in Thailand, Australia, Myanmar, Malaysia, and recently Indiana and Tennessee, is often used in a drink called kava here in Florida -- where it is not banned.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

19 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Propaganda Summer Daze Ends With Style

Let's be real. You can find a reggae show in Palm Beach County just by closing your eyes, spinning around and pointing arbitrarily in any direction.

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Related Topix: Lake Worth, FL

20 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

Champs charter schools fail to open in Delray, Riviera Beach

Monday, 53 charter schools were expected to open in Palm Beach County but two of those schools never opened their doors.

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Related Topix: Riviera Beach, FL, Delray Beach, FL, Education Etc., West Palm Beach, FL

Yesterday | BroadcastNewsroom

What About the Teachers? Overwhelming Response from Local Teachers to ...

Amidst the litany of 'Back to School' supply drives for children's school supplies this time of year, there is a new awareness and consequent actions and partnerships being forged for the sake of teachers' back to school supply needs.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WPBF

PBSO: 'Purge' message a hoax, violators will be punished

An internet hoax promising a window of time to commit crime without punishment in Palm Beach County is making the rounds across social media.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Port St. Lucie, FL

WPBF

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office takes part in the ALS challenge

On Tuesday members of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's office took part in the nationwide ALS ice bucket challenge.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Navy sweatshirt not allowed at Palm Beach County school

Just days after her graduation, Melissa McCormick watched as her now 19-year-old daughter, Jessie, shipped off to join the Navy.

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South Florida Blade

Politics Unusual: Florida's Statewide Primary is Tuesday, August 26

Floridians go to the polls on August 26 for many state and local primary elections.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Palm Beach, FL

Boca News Now

Boca Man Charged With DUI, Drugs

Ryan Christopher Sommer, a 26-year-old Boca Raton resident, is in the Palm Beach County Jail this Tuesday morning charged with DUI and drug offenses.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Palm Beach Post

Career day planned Sept. 18 for PBC students in Jupiter to meet Max Planck scientists

Registration opens Aug. 20 for Palm Beach County middle and high school students to meet scientists at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience on Sept.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Education Etc., Florida

Boca News Now

FAU Prepares For Constitution Day

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Constitution Day with a series of events on Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, Palm Beach, FL

WCTV Tallahassee

Tallahassee Urban League Announces Program for Youth Education, Jobs

The UYEP program is an initiative of the Florida Legislature funded under the Attorney General's Office to make Florida the hub for economic opportunity through jobs and education, by delivering academic, career exploration and personal development services to young adults, ages 16-24, who are primarily disconnected from traditional education and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Florida, Pinellas County, FL, Broward County, FL

Palm Beach Post

League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County: we oppose West Palm Beach-run charter school

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County said Monday it opposes West Palm Beach's plan for what would be Palm Beach County's first city-run public school.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Family, Parenting

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WPTV Local News

Kratom: Natural, legal and growing concern

It's easy to buy and natural to drink, but a leafy substance known as Kratom is now raising new red flags for Palm Beach County Commissioner Prescilla Taylor.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

WPTV Local News

Buses break down on road on 1st day of school

The first day of school in Palm Beach County started like school ended, buses stuck on the side of the road.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

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