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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

Florida schools get ready for flood of border kids

With more than 51,000 unaccompanied Central American children already here, and more expected to come, school officials ask the federal government for a helping hand.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Florida, Miami Dade County, FL, Education Etc., Lake Worth, FL

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Be just as stylish as Chrissy Teigen

Palm Beach County is getting ready to welcome one of the hottest recording superstars to Mizner Amphitheater in Boca Raton this coming weekend.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

10 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Sixth-grader’s science project on venomous lionfish spawns fierce fight over scientific credit

TROUBLE FISH: Lionfish, like this one spotted in the Bahamas, are a carnivorous, non-native predatory fish that damage coral reefs and can decimate native fish populations.

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Related Topix: Loxahatchee, FL, Florida International University, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

11 hrs ago | District Administration

Palm Beach County Schools Adopt Performance Matters & Measured...

July 22, 2014 - As school districts gear up to implement the Language Arts Florida Standards and Mathematics Florida Standards, educators face the challenge of creating or finding assessment content that allows them to see how their students are meeting the new goals and expectations.

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Related Topix: Florida, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WPTV Local News

PBC native recalls role in GA school shooting

The Palm Beach County native who made the nation proud by helping to avert a school shooting crisis in Georgia is back in south Florida for the first time since the incident.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL

WPBF

Stephanie Berzinski takes on rookie firefighter training

Reporter Stephanie Berzinski spent a grueling week and a half with rookie recruits to experience first hand what the men and women go through to become local Palm Beach County firefighters.

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Related Topix: Fire

Palm Beach Post

PBSO arrest man for assisting in 2012 Palm Springs murder

Cadaphy Cesar faces charges of accessory after the fact of first degree murder. Judge Caroline Shepherd ordered he be held on $50,000 bail at the Palm Beach County Jail.

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Related Topix: Palm Springs, FL

Boca News Now

Dangerous Drug Charge Filed Against Boca Teen

We rarely see the charge of "dangerous drugs" used but Delray Beach Police charged Karina Marie Povisil of Riverbend Terrace in Boca Raton with that and other offenses.

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Related Topix: Delray Beach, FL, Boca Raton, FL

FireHouse.com

Hurricane Shutters Trapping Fla. Residents in Homes

July 19--Esther Mibab, 66, felt nervous in her home in The Acreage. So nervous that she kept her accordion-style hurricane shutters closed, even in the off-season.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Palm Beach, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Palm Beach Applebees to Raise Money for Alex's Lemonade Stand

Alexandra "Alex" Scott was just four years old when she decided to old a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for children with cancer.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

El Bohio Offers a Mix of Cuban and American Cuisine in Lantana

In Palm Beach County, we know good Cuban food. From Jupiter to Boca Raton, there are literally dozens of establishments that specialize in peddling meat-filled empanadas, hand-pressed cuban sandwiches, homemade pulpeta , velvety flan and a colada.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Lantana, FL, Cuban Cuisine

Boca News Now

County Commission Changes Sex Offender Code

As a service to our readers, BocaNewsNow.com is pleased to provide the quick read briefs provided by the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners, covering the Board's actions on current issues and events.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Jupiter, FL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WPTV Local News

Drone offers sneak peak at Harbourside Place

Developers are offering a 'drone's eye view' of one of the largest commercial construction projects northern Palm Beach County has ever seen.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Six Drinks to Celebrate National Tequila Day in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

Tequila! For many of us, drinking it means sloshing down a cheap shot of clear liquid -- quickly followed by lick of salt and a bite from a lime wedge to wash that bitter taste away.

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Related Topix: Tequila, Drink, Liquor, Palm Beach, FL, Cocktails, Delray Beach, FL

Business Journal

Regulators accuse Palm Beach County law firm of 'scamming' distressed homeowners

A North Palm Beach-based law firm was placed into receivership and had its accounts frozen after regulators accused it of "scamming" distressed homeowners.

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Related Topix: North Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Boca News Now

DUI: Lawrence K. Kelly Arrested In Boca

Boca Raton Police charged Kelly with DUI early this morning. He was locked up around 1:30 Wednesday and released on his own recognizance just before 7am.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Anna.aero

Palm Beach continues its traffic rebuild; passenger volumes could break 2010 levels this year

Palm Beach Airport, Florida's seventh largest, provided a new route cake on 14 July, when PEOPLExpress arrived from Newport News.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Florida

WPBF

Suspect in Riviera Beach shooting surrenders at jail

CHRIS McGRATH JOINING US LIVE FROM THE JAIL WITH EXCLUSIVE DETAILS. CHRIS? GOOD MORNING PAUL AND FELICIA.

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Related Topix: Riviera Beach, FL

WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

Palm Beach County Won't Hold Immigrants Without Judge's Order

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says it will no longer hold inmates at the request of Federal Immigration officials.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Two local - Fantasy 5' lottery tickets worth more than $96K

Two "Fantasy 5" lottery tickets obtained in Palm Beach County are now worth more than $96,000 after Monday's drawing, according to Florida Lottery officials.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

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