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Palm Beach County News

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2 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Belle Glade Red Cross burglarized & vandalized

While on patrol a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputy saw a TV on the side of a road and then saw a broken window at the Red Cross building at 149 SE Ave D. The Red Cross said the burglars made a mess during the break-in.

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Related Topix: Belle Glade, FL

6 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Lee County opts out of standardized testing

The Lee County school board voted on a decision Wednesday night that is a first of its kind in the state.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., St Lucie County, FL, Entertainment, Television

8 hrs ago | WPBF

Photographer arrested for possessing, downloading child

Christian Nyback was placed under arrest and is facing 10 counts of Sexual Conduct of a Child, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL

10 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Fitch Releases Report on Palm Beach County, FL

ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: HTTP://FITCHRATINGS.COM/UNDERSTANDINGCREDITRATINGS .

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14 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Lunch Spots in Palm Beach County

Lunch: the glorious second meal of the day and a chow-down most Americans are forced to fit into an hour-long break from work.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Dining

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Palm Beach County approves controversial Minto West project

Palm Beach County commissioners endorsed the Minto West Development on Wednesday despite their staff's warnings that it could lead to chronic traffic congestion.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL

17 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

"SUP" continues to grow in South Florida

"It's in every river and every lake from California to New York," says Matt Arensman of Blueline Surf and Paddle Company in Jupiter.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Gov. Scott talks pizza, separation of powers and jobs with 4th graders at Hope-Centennial

Gov. Rick Scott speaks to a 4th grade class at Hope-Centennial Elementary. With him, from left, are Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Wayne Gent, Florida Teacher of the Year Christie Bassett from Polk County, Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and first lady Ann Scott.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Life, Food, Pizza, Polk County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

Mass Transit

FL: All Aboard Florida Nears Construction in Palm Beach County

Aug. 26--All Aboard Florida is prepping for construction on its express passenger train service to Orlando, assembling new steel track at a staging area in Boca Raton and finishing designs for railroad crossings that will allow for quiet zones.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Boca Raton, FL, Miami, FL

Columbia Journalism Review

Florida news outlet sees more success with print than digital

When Mary Kate Leming found herself among the 300 Palm Beach Post employees who lost their jobs in a sweeping downsizing in 2008, she enacted an unlikely Plan B, taking out a home equity credit line to start a print newspaper.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Journalism, Manalapan, FL, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Boca News Now

Jordan Horowitz Charged With DUI In Boca Raton

Boca Raton resident Jordan S. Horowitz is just out of the Palm Beach County Jail this morning following his early morning arrest for DUI.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Cajun-Inspired VooDoo BBQ Opens New Location in Boca Raton

Everyone has an opinion on BBQ in the United States. Why even engage in the argument? One common thread regardless of taste bud affiliation is the fact that there is something familiar and comforting about BBQ that is satisfying to all those who consume it regularly.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Boca Raton, FL

Palm Beach Post

Scott, Crist declared easy winners of primary contests

Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist overwhelmed primary opponents Tuesday, clearing a speed-bump on route to a November general election contest seen as one of the premier governor's races in the country.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Tallahassee, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boca News Now

Credit Rating Improved For Boca Regional Hospital

Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that both Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services have raised the Hospital's investment grade credit rating from BBB- to BBB.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Women's Health, Health

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections: Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary liveblog #1

Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Broward County, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Barack Obama

WPTV Local News

Investigators need help solving triple homicide

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is asking for information in the August 4 homicide of three teens in Mangonia Park.

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Related Topix: Mangonia Park, FL

WPTV Local News

Suspect crashes after Jupiter gas station robbed

A man who Jupiter police say robbed at Mobil Gas Station store in Jupiter on Monday night has been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail.

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

WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

Primary Elections in Palm Beach County

Bring your photo I.D. to the polls with you today, during the state's primary. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Democrats today will be voting for a nominee for governor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Rick Scott

WPBF

Primary election polls open in South Florida

The polls for the primary are now officially open across South Florida. Officials at the Palm Beach County elections office are already counting absentee ballots.

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Palm Beach Post

Wellington Council responds to PBC appraiser's criticism of tax hikes

Some village leaders are accusing the Palm Beach County property appraiser of "grandstanding" by giving an unsolicited opinion of how they decide their budget.

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Related Topix: Wellington, FL

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