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  1. 'Skinny Joey' Merlino gets $5M bail in Mafia caseRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | KAUZ

    The flamboyant alleged head of the Philadelphia Mafia is expected to be released from custody Friday after a federal judge granted him $5 million bail as he awaits trial on racketeering charges. Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, 54, will be required to live at his Boca Raton home and wear an ankle bracelet.


  2. Elliot Tiber, helped enable staging of Woodstock, dead at 81Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | KAUZ

    Elliot Tiber, an artist and designer best known as the businessman who helped enable the staging of the landmark 1969 Woodstock music festival, has died. He was 81. Tiber died Wednesday in a hospice in Boca Raton, Florida, after suffering a stroke, according to his art agent, Elisa Ball.


  3. People vote in churches and synagogues. Why not a mosque?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | KAUZ

    Palm Beach County voters have been assigned to polling stations in about 80 Christian churches and five synagogues or Jewish centers this year, along with schools, government buildings and other locations. Until last week, a single mosque was part of this mix.


  4. Missing skydiver's body found in Chester Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | KAUZ

    Officials say Bond Springer, a 32-year-old from Boca Raton Florida, went missing Saturday night at approximately 7:10 p.m. after colliding mid-air with another experience diver. He was found in the woods near Skydive Carolina.


  5. Staples, Office Depot scrap merger after judge blocks dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KAUZ

    Losses worsened at Lumber Liquidators during the first three months of its fiscal year and sales declined for a fifth straight quarter as the flooring company spent heavily to put behind it damaging reports of potentially... Two U.S. senators say one way to reduce long airport security lines this summer is for airlines to drop their fees on checking luggage. Two U.S. senators say one way to reduce long airport security lines this summer is for airlines to drop their fees on checking luggage.


  6. Rivera: Dump postgame interviews for Super Bowl losersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KAUZ

    Panthers coach Ron Rivera gave an impassio... . Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera talks to a member of the media at the NFL owners meeting in Boca Raton, Fla., Wednesday, March 23, 2016.


  7. Judge orders former deep-sea treasure hunter to stay in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | KAUZ

    A federal judge on Monday ordered a former deep-sea treasure hunter to stay in jail until he answers questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins. Defendant Tommy Thompson has been held in contempt of court since mid-December when Judge Algenon Marbley found Thompson violated a plea deal by refusing to respond.


  8. Crowd awaits Trump at Lenoir Rhyne University in HickoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | KAUZ

    The event, held at the university's P.E. Monroe Auditorium, was expected to start at 10 a.m. Trump's flight was delayed due to fog and he is expected to be at the university by 10:40 a.m. Thousands of people were turned away around when the line was cut off around 10:30 a.m. Officials at Lenoir-Rhyne said more tickets were sold than there were seats in the auditorium. "LR in no way endorses this or any other candidate," Lenoir-Rhyne President Wayne Powell said.


  9. Cosby sues sex-assault accuser, lawyer for contract breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | KAUZ

    FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 file photo, Andrea Constand walks her dogs in Toronto. Cosby has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against a woman whose 2005 sexual-assault accusation led to his r... PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against a woman whose 2005 sexual-assault accusation led to his recent arrest.


  10. Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office DepotRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | KAUZ

    Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, it said Wednesday that it would split off some operations in Europe to allay monopoly fears. The company will divest all of Office Depot's operations in Sweden, as well as European retail, contract, online and catalog operations in an agreement with the European Commission.


  11. Staples says FTC rejected updated offer of Office DepotRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | KAUZ

    Staples says that regulators have rejected its offer to sell $1.25 billion in contracts, part of its plan to ease monopoly fears as it attempts to acquire rival Office Depot. The Federal Trade Commission earlier this month sought to block the deal, saying it would reduce competition in the office supplies market.


  12. Exiting Oklahoma corrections boss to work at Arizona prisonRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | KAUZ

    The departing head of Oklahoma's prison system has been hired for a top administrative post at a privately operated state prison in northwestern Arizona. Oklahoma Corrections Director Robert Patton announced Friday he is resigning and has accepted a position in Arizona to be closer to family.


  13. Investors demand answers from deep-sea treasure hunterRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2015 | KAUZ

    An ex-deep-sea treasure hunter is violating his plea agreement by giving evasive answers about the fate of 500 missing gold coins pulled from an historic shipwreck, say a group of investors who helped fund the hunt for the ship. Defendant Tommy Thompson went missing three years ago amid demands that he appear in court.


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