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  1. Democrats Alan Grayson, Patrick Murphy play the Donald Trump card in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Palm Beach Post

    Part-time Palm Beacher Donald Trump , who's at the top of Republican presidential polls, is hugely unpopular with Democrats. In Florida, 75 percent of Democratic voters had an unfavorable opinion of Trump in a recent Quinnipiac University poll .

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  2. After gator attack: South Florida man says "losing an arm doesn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Palm Beach Post

    In 2012, Fred Langdale of Moore Haven lost part of his right arm in an alligator attack. Today, he counsels other amputees.

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  3. Jupiter family rescued Orlando alligator attack victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Palm Beach Post

    A Jupiter family kayaking near Orlando last Saturday helped save the life of a Rollins College Spanish instructor whose arm was torn off by an alligator while they watched in horror. Kayaks are uncomfortable for Jeff Karlsen, but when his college age daughter and her boyfriend wanted to paddle the Wekiva River north of Orlando Saturday, the Jupiter resident and his wife rented a kayak, too.

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  4. Lawsuit: Fla. dominatrix took house, $500K from elderly clientRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Palm Beach Post

    An man in Orlando is suing a local dominatrix, accusing her of taking more than $500,000 and his house, ClickOrlando reports . Judith Gumbrecht, known as "Goddess Jude," advertised on her website that "she enjoys spanking, flogging, whipping and other fetish activities" as well as "financial slavery for clients who wish to pamper their mistress," according to ClickOrlando.

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  5. All Aboard Florida bonds get vote todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Palm Beach Post

    The site of All Aboard Florida's West Palm Beach train station, which is under construction in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida on June 9, 2015. Martin County Property Appraiser's office released a report looking at the effects of All Aboard Florida on home values.

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  6. New coalition forms to support All Aboard FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    A group of local residents and small business owners have teamed up to grow public support for All Aboard Florida, the proposed express passenger rail line linking South Florida and Orlando. A construction fence was recently put up around All Aboard Florida's station site in downtown West Palm Beach.

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  7. Amid large Florida TB outbreak, man misdiagnosed, suit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Three years ago during the worst state outbreaks of tuberculous in two decades, Vincent Chambers went to Orlando Regional Medical Center . He had lesions up and down his spine and intense chest pain.

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  8. All Aboard names construction manager for rail project at Orlando...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida has named Archer Western as the construction manager for the rail infrastructure work at the Orlando International Airport, where the private-rail company will have a station. Archer Western will build the railway, roadway and related structures for All Aboard Florida's express passenger trains.This work is expected to create 75 direct jobs, and hundreds of additional opportunities for subcontractors and suppliers, the company said.

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

    Jun 23, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 20, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 15, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jun 15, 2015 | 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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."

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  20. 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.

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