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  1. Hurricane Irma: Sens. Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio are bipartisan disaster...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Palm Beach Post

    Glades residents who lined up Wednesday for a hot meal and some bottled water after Hurricane Irma also got a chance to interact with both of Florida's U.S. senators. The pair flew together on a Coast Guard plane on Monday to survey damage in the Keys.


  2. as Nafta 2.0 wraps up, Florida growers renew call for changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Palm Beach Post

    Piles of discarded radishes line a field at Roth Farms in Belle Glade, Florida on January 11, 2017. Cheap imports from Mexico helped drive prices down.


  3. FSU players confident in freshman QB James BlackmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | Palm Beach Post

    If Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois is out for an extended period of time, head coach Jimbo Fisher announced after Saturday's Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game that the team would go with freshman James Blackman at the position. Francois exited the 24-7 loss to Alabama with what appeared to be a knee injury, the extent of which had not been revealed Sunday morning.


  4. PB County sees record enrollment even as charter schools lose studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Palm Beach Post

    Enrollment in Palm Beach County schools has grown again, this time by more than 1,300 students, hitting 193,972, according to the year's first head count . But in a new twist, none of that growth happened in charter schools, where instead enrollment fell by 939 students.


  5. Miami radio station buys Belle Glade stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Miami radio operator Zoo Communications, owner of dance-music station Revolution 93.5-FM , says it bought WBGF 93.5-FM from JVC Broadcasting.


  6. Florida says goodbye to Emily, what the storm is leaving behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Short-lived Emily, which weakened from a tropical storm to a depression at about 5 p.m. Monday south of Lakeland, sailed off the coast at 12 mph early this morning. At the 5 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Emily was 50 miles north-northeast of Vero Beach with maximum sustained winds of 30 mph and no little chance of reforming.


  7. Oh, crap: PBC pulls plug on plan for horse manureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Horse statues lined up near the entrance of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center were painted by students and teachers from public schools in Wellington, FL. Palm Beach County still has a burgeoning equestrian community .


  8. A record number of PBC elementary schools are on Fla's "Low 300" listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    The number of county public schools on Florida's "Low 300" list jumped from 20 last year to 29 this year even though reading scores improved overall countywide. The schools on this year's list include 27 school district-operated schools and two charter schools.


  9. President Trump disrupts vital shark research in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    President Donald Trump's frequent trips to Mar-a-Lago this year didn't just irritate motorists stopped at traffic blockades. Florida Atlantic University shark expert Stephen Kajiura said his aerial surveys of shark populations were interrupted by flight restrictions when the president was in town.


  10. Why Bill Clinton is coming to South Florida...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Former President Bill Clinton with U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Delray Beach, in Belle Glade in October. Former President Bill Clinton will be in Miami Beach on Saturday to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting.


  11. Fla. lawmakers finish up: school money, medical marijuana resolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    They also fit in compromises on two new items: extra money for the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee and more construction money for colleges and universities. The final votes finished up by about 4:30 p.m., an early finish and abrupt turnaround from the previous day, when sniping between the two chambers had raised speculation that the entire session would collapse with nothing to show.


  12. How an "omega block" will affect South Florida's weekend weather | WeatherPlusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    A cold front punching through Florida on Friday will be heralded by showers and gusty thunderstorms, but leave in its wake a weekend of low humidity, sunshine and markedly cooler nights. The front is part of an unusual weather bottleneck in the upper atmosphere that will spread a lingering chill throughout the Northeast while sending dry westerly winds toward South Florida.


  13. Tornado confirmed in Palm Beach County | WeatherPlusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Forecasters said the tornado occurred at about 5:30 p.m. between Belle Glade and Pahokee and are classifying it from the video as an EF-0. A tornado warning was issued at 5:38 p.m. by the NWS and was valid until 6:30 p.m. Storms that swept through Oklahoma and Texas did carry hail and damaging winds, but no tornadoes, according to the Storm Prediction Center.


  14. EAA landowners ask Negron to reveal landowners who are willing to sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    All landowners of more than 2,500 acres farmland in the Everglades Agricultural Area reaffirmed Monday that they do not want to sell their land, and called for Senate President Joe Negron to reveal the identities of the willing sellers he mentioned in a March 17 meeting at Pahokee High School. EAA Farmers reaffirmed in a letter to Negron that they do not support any government acquisition of additional farmlands south of Lake Okeechobee and are not willing sellers of their private property to the government under Senate Bill 10. "Landowners in the EAA want to be clear that we are not willing sellers of our land to the government.


  15. Everglades Trust weighs in on SB 10, western communities' economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Hundreds of western Palm Beach County residents attended a meeting with Sen. Joe Negron this past Friday. Palm Beach Post/Michael Ares The status quo isn't working for western Palm Beach County's poverty-stricken Glades communities, and it isn't working for the environment either, Kimberly Mitchell, executive director, Everglades Trust, said Monday.


  16. Skip the long waits by getting your passport for spring break in GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Good news for those who'd rather be planning their spring break getaways instead of waiting in line for hours to get their passports squared away. The Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller is having a spring break passport day 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24 at the North County Courthouse , 3188 PGA Blvd. , for people to get new and children's passports.


  17. Negron to meet Friday with Glades residents who oppose land buyoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Palm Beach County sweet corn and vegetable growers say the plan to purchase land south of Lake Okeechobee would put them out of business. As controversy over a proposal to buy land south of Lake Okeechobee for a water reservoir continues, Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, is scheduled to meet Friday at 6 p.m. with residents of Belle Glade, South Bay, Pahokee and other Glades area towns.


  18. Inland port not dead, but Port of Palm Beach wants project in the county...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Remember the inland port? If you thought the much-touted idea that promised thousands of jobs was dead, think again. The proposal for a cargo distribution center dubbed an "inland port" in Palm Beach County received lot of attention for years, and the Port of Palm Beach spent roughly $1 million on the proposal.


  19. PBSO: Trucker traded $300,000 in vitamins for cash in Belle GladeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    A Miami-Dade truck driver allegedly swapped a load of vitamins worth $300,000 in Belle Glade for a promised $10,000 payment, according to an arrest report. Jose Manuel Hernandez-Riandes, 54, is facing a charge of grand larceny of $100,000 or more and is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.


  20. Report: proposed land buy south of Lake O would harm economiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    Jonathan Allen of R.C. Hatton Farms is shown here in an EAA cabbage field. Cabbage is one of the many winter vegetables produced here.


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