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  1. Senate President Gardiner says Scott shattered dreams with vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Palm Beach Post

    Senate President Andy Gardiner, who clashed with Gov. Rick Scott for most of the past three months over expanding health coverage, was hit hard in Tuesday's roster of budget vetoes. "While Governor Scott will undoubtedly spend the next several weeks traveling the state touting his record number of vetoes as win for Florida's families, there are many families across Florida who have seen their dreams shattered by his decisions today," said Gardiner, R-Orlando.


  2. Student rates for All Aboard Florida?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida has met with officials at the University of Central Florida to discuss the possibility of a shuttle from the campus to the company's rail station , according to a report by the company proposing rail service from Miami to Orlando. By offering discounted fares to students, the study found All Aboard could boost its ridership by roughly 48,000 passengers a year, assuming that students travel home about six times a year.


  3. Packages for tourists, discounts for college students could boost All...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida could dramatically boost its annual ridership through partnerships with resorts, travel agents and state universities, according to a revenue study recently released by the company. The 2-acre site for All Aboard Florida's planned West Palm Beach station is west of the Florida East Coast Railway tracks between Datura and Evernia streets.


  4. New schools chief Avossa appoints two former colleagues to top jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Palm Beach Post

    Avossa this week tapped a former colleague from the Orange County school system to become an assistant superintendent and another from Fulton County, Ga., to lead one of Palm Beach County's top-rated elementary schools. Eric Lundman, currently a principal at an Orange County high school, will be the new assistant superintendent for professional growth.


  5. Unveiling hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending, House and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Palm Beach Post

    Unveiling hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending, House and Senate budget negotiators wrapped up work shortly before midnight Monday on a spending plan for the year beginning July 1. The deal crafted between Senate Budget Chief Tom Lee, R-Brandon, and his House counterpart, Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, will likely result in budgets being placed on the desks of lawmakers by this afternoon. With the state's 72-hour waiting period then kicking in, lawmakers are on course to adjourn the three-week special session Friday.


  6. Florida Senate OK's $400 million in tax breaks as lawmakers open...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Palm Beach Post

    The Florida Senate opened the final scheduled week of a special session Monday by swiftly approving a $400 million package of tax breaks for the coming year. The measure was approved 34-2 by the Senate and now heads to the House, which also is expected to OK the proposal today.


  7. All Aboard Florida: Treasure Coast officials raise concerns about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Treasure Coast officials on Tuesday raised concerns about the makeup of a state board set to decide this month whether All Aboard Florida should receive $1.75 million in tax-exempt bonds to help fund its express-passenger train service. . will meet on June 10 in Orlando to discuss All Aboard Florida's bond request.


  8. Key All Aboard Florida bond meeting rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Men work on the FEC railroad tracks along Federal Hwy., just south of Gateway Blvd., Jan. 13, 2015. A public meeting to discuss whether All Aboard Florida should receive $1.75 billion in tax-exempt bonds has been rescheduled.


  9. Which local historic building is on the state's endangered list?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The lunchroom sits crumbling in the old Boynton High School, built in 1927 and vacant for years. City commissioners are working with a group which plans to convert the historic high school building to a multi-event venue.


  10. It's time to clear the air: Legalize medical marijuana for certain...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    During the just-ended session, Florida legislators had an opportunity to add some legal and regulatory sanity to the medical marijuana movement. But they blew it - again.Rather than tweak last year's law so that thousands of Floridians living with debilitating illnesses could have access to limited-use low-THC Cannabis oil , for example, legislators fumbled, stumbled, and then balked.It is unlikely to come up during an expected special session in June because lawmakers need to deal with health care funding and passing a state budget.


  11. Extra Credit thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Robert Avossa, 43, is congratulated by school board member Debra Robinson after being named the new Superintendent of Schools for Palm Beach County Thursday afternoon. Palm Beach County's new schools superintendent sent a email to all of the county's public school teachers on Monday telling them he is still "a teacher at heart."


  12. Seminole Post thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida State still hopes to play a game at EverBank Field in Jacksonville in either 2018 or 2019. . With a neutral-site game against Alabama in 2017 all but set, Florida State remains hopeful it can find an opponent to play in Jacksonville in either 2018 or 2019 and has a key figure heading the charge.


  13. Uber rivals blast - voodoo' insurance, root for Fla. Senate billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Taxi companies who say they want a level field with ride services like Uber and Lyft cheered a Florida Senate bill that moved within one step of final passage in that chamber today. Uber backers are behind the House version as the session careens toward a scheduled May 1 close.


  14. Decertify' liberal group bashing Patrick Murphy, St. Lucie County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    There's a nasty fight within the Florida Democratic Party over Rep. Patrick Murphy 's establishment-backed 2016 U.S. Senate bid and an official party organization that has been attacking Murphy and urging outspoken liberal Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando to get in the race. The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, which is chartered as an official branch of the state party and says it has about 200 members, organized a Monday conference call to accuse Murphy of being a "Wall Street Democrat" who isn't far enough to the left on key issues.


  15. from the Bunker thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The field at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando this week lost a little luster late Wednesday when two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson withdrew, citing the death of a childhood friend. Watson is the world's No.


  16. from the Bunker thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Sean O'Hair could laugh Tuesday about being the "old man" in his three-way playoff with Jordan Spieth, 21, and Patrick Reed, 24, at the Valspar Championship in Tampa this past weekend. But it wasn't all that long ago O'Hair's on-course struggles reached a point where the 32-year-old Texan wondered if there might be a better option than struggling to make cuts on the PGA Tour.


  17. Should juvenile criminal records be expunged when a person turns 21?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Former Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Ronald Alvarez says, "What you do as a child - unless you're a sociopath or a psychopath - really should be erased. It should not be kept on your back for the rest of your life."


  18. from the Bunker thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    On Friday, the day of the entry deadline for next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, Woods wrote on his website that he called Palmer in the morning to inform him he would not be making the trip north from his Jupiter Island home to Orlando to participate. Woods wrote on TigerWoods.com, "I've put in a lot of time and work on my game and I'm making strides, but like I've said, I won't return to the PGA Tour until my game is tournament ready and I can compete at the highest level.


  19. Transportation expert responds to anti-All Aboard Florida group's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Two weeks after an anti-All Aboard Florida group released an economic study critical of the rail project, a South Florida-based transportation expert is raising questions about its findings. Robert Poole, the South Florida-based director of transportation for the Reason Foundation, released a monthly newsletter on Monday, which included a section on the 15-page economic analysis of All Aboard Florida commissioned by Citizens Against Rail Expansion, also known as CARE FL.


  20. Another fake doctor: nutritionist treated girl with fatal leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Canadian Broadcasting Company is blasting a Florida nutritionist in a report saying he is under fire for treating an 11-year-old girl with leukemia with herbal supplements and a vegan diet. The girl stopped chemotherapy at the nutritionist direction that had a 90 percent chance of success, according to real doctors.


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