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19 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Some question plans for development in rare forest

About 88 acres of pine rockland was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer who plans to build a Wal-Mart, LA Fitness, Chik-fil-A, Chili's and 900 apartments.

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Related Topix: University of Miami

Yesterday | Boca News Now

Serious Charges Filed Against Boca's Kris Summas

Boca Raton resident Kris Summas is out of the Palm Beach County Jail Saturday afternoon following her arrest Friday for DUI and two counts of leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Yesterday | Capital Soup

Palm Beach County Traffic Report: July 11 through July 18, 2014

Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation officials report.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, Lantana, FL

Yesterday | The Miami Herald

100 years old, and still growing

Victor Guzman showed up at the Everglades Research and Education Center in Belle Glade in 1952 with what he remembers as simple instructions from his boss in Gainesville: "Go down to the Glades and solve the problems of the farmers."

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Related Topix: Belle Glade, FL, Gainesville, FL, Florida, University of Florida, Agriculture, Science

Yesterday | WJNO

LISTEN: "Legally Speaking" with Michelle Suskauer

A Lantana pit bull attack on three children this week came on the heels of Palm Beach County Commissioners saying that they will look to tighten up enforcement of leash laws and other regulations on dog owners.

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Related Topix: Lantana, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Yesterday | WPTV Local News

Python patrol training

Lake Worth resident Debbie Nutt is in the snake pit. She is learning how to protect her family and her pets.

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Related Topix: Lake Worth, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Click Orlando

Man loses arm in wood chipper

A construction worker was taken to a South Florida hospital Thursday after losing his arm in a wood chipper, officials said.

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WPBF

Gym attack sends trainer to hospital

Deputies tackled and used a stun gun on a Wellington sports supplement supplier who they said attacked a trainer with a 5-pound weight while he led a class.

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WTVY Dothan

Fla. Has More Than 1,400 New Foster Homes

The Florida Department of Children and Families said Friday that it's added 1,463 new foster homes in the past year.

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The Miami Herald

Teen gets 23 years for fatally shooting police dog

A South Florida teen has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for fatally shooting a police dog during a burglary.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL

WPTV Local News

State releases grades for elem., middle schools

The number of elementary and middle schools earning a preliminary "A" grade increased by 195 over last year, according to preliminary data released by the Department of Education.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Indian River County, FL, Okeechobee County, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Best of Broward / Palm Beach 2014: Game On

Grab your controller and heed the call of duty. It's time to read about the best places to eat brunch, drink beer, and party until dawn in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Best of, Palm Beach, FL, Broward County, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

GlobeSt.com

Boca Luxury MF Fetches $160,000 Per Door

There's nothing broken about Mizner Court at Broken Sound-and the price it fetched proves the point.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

WPBF

Landscaper injured in wood chipper accident in Boca Raton

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews responded to an accident scene Thursday involving a landscaper who reportedly got his arm caught in a wood chipper.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Man's hand amputated after wood-chipper accident

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a wood chipper accident where a man's hand was amputated on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Boca Pointe, FL

Boca News Now

Boca Man Charged With Pointing Laser At Police Chopper

Boca Raton resident James McDonald, of Tradewinds Road, allegedly acted like an idiot by pointing a laser at a PBSO helicopter last night.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

WPTV Local News

Laser pointed at SO helicopter, suspect arrested

A Boca Raton man has been arrested by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on charges that he used a laser pointer to shine a light into the cockpit of the sheriff's helicopter.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Examiner.com

Florida Press risks extinction as it continues consistent candidate exclusion

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson joins us in-studio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gary E. Johnson, Gary Johnson, Republican, Palm Beach, FL, Libertarian Party

Florida Trend

Dog tracks in Florida cornered by wagering woes and racing foes

Thousands of real estate agents statewide have either started new careers in the business or dusted off their state-issued licenses.

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Related Topix: Florida, Real Estate, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Family affair: Dad, mom, family businesses give $9,000 to Michelle Santamaria for commission race

Palm Beach County commission candidate Michelle Santamaria 's bid for her father's western county seat got an early boost from her family.

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Related Topix: 9, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Riviera Beach, FL

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