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  1. Forum: Extend S.R. 7 through Grassy Waters?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    The location where the proposed extension of State Road 7 would run through Grassy Waters Preserve. The West Palm Beach Democratic Club on Wednesday hosts a forum on a hot-button question for the western neighborhoods: Should State Road 7 be extended through the Grassy Waters Preserve? The city has been fighting the project for more than a decade to the tune of nearly $1 million in legal fees, with more legal action threatened.

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  2. Caught with marijuana in West Palm? There's now a fine for thatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    As reefer madness recedes, a new city law won preliminary approval Monday. West Palm Beach police can issue $100 fines instead of slapping on the cuffs, the Post's Tony Doris reports .

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  3. Riviera Beach City Council member decries timing of extra pay proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    Riviera Beach City Council members are considering a proposal that would give them a $12,000 per year stipend to attend a monthly utilities meeting. The extra pay would bring compensation of Riviera Beach's City Council past the pay of city commissioners in West Palm Beach.

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  4. PBSO: PB Gardens man exposes himself; says he was - hot' after using...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    A Palm Beach Gardens man was arrested Monday night after he was seen running outside clad only in a T-shirt and inappropriately touching himself in view of several witnesses, according to an arrest report. Vance Frederick Langston admitted to Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies that he had smoked an unknown amount of cocaine and drank several beers Tuesday before he took off his clothes and went outside "because he was hot," the report said.

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  5. Should you buy a house near Trader Joe's or Whole Foods?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    Whole Foods is known as "Whole Paycheck." Competitor Trader Joe's is famous for affordable fare such as Two-Buck Chuck.

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  6. What's so good about Palm Beach County and new restaurants?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    It's no surprise that restaurants open and close all the time in Palm Beach County, like they do everywhere else. But it may surprise you to know that new restaurant ideas originate at a strong clip in Palm Beach County.

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  7. 10 things to do in Palm Beach County in September 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    We've run the gauntlet of summer to arrive here at the threshhold of September, greeted by its promises of Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks, Spiced Pear Smoothies at Tropical Smoothie Cafe, cinnamon brooms at Publix and an entertainment calendar that's starting to put on weight like a turkey bulking up for Thanksgiving. So grab a Pumpkin Cheesecake Square from Dunkin' Donuts and chew on these suggestions for getting out of the house: 1. Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre welcomes Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt ; 5 Seconds of Summer with Hey Violet ; Van Halen and the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band ; Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix and Eric Hutchinson ; Luke Bryan, Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch .

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  8. West Palm websites down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    We're hearing that West Palm Beach's one-stop website for paying bills is down. What are you hearing? Unable to check if a property has liens or overdue bills and fines, in order to scheduled a real estate closing? The city has been having Info Tech problems lately.

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  9. Fred becomes hurricane with 80 mph windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    The storm, which was over the Cape Verde Islands, is still expected to dissipate this week, but is notable as the first hurricane to hit the island chain off the coast of Africa. At 8 a.m., National Hurricane Center forecasters said Fred was moving northwest near 12 mph.

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  10. Princess Diana: Remembering her 1985 visit to Palm BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    Nov. 12, 1985: Princess Diana receives flowers upon arriving at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach. The swing through South Florida was the final stop on the first stateside trip by Prince Charles and his young wife.

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  11. Nomadic floating structure finally is goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    The tale of the floating structure that had plagued a Singer Island marina for nearly two weeks, after it floated there in a July storm, appeared to be over when owner Anthony Cappadoro showed up Aug. 5 . He said he'd tow it out to sea and destroy it.

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  12. As Bob Weisman departs, unique portrait collection remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    Departing Palm Beach County Administrator Bob Weisman holds a picture of his predecessor, Jan Winters and former County Commissioner Jerry Owens. Portraits of former Commissioners Ken Foster and Ron Howard are on the floor.

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  13. Is the sky the limit for West Palm Beach waterfront condos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    A lot of people in West Palm Beach aren't comfortable with letting developers jam the eastern parts of the city with condo towers that crowd sidewalks and wall-off Flagler Drive's waterfront views. And they really don't like the feeling that their politicians will give developers whatever waivers they ask for to build as big as possible.

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  14. Tropical Storm Fred expected to be hurricane by tomorrow afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Palm Beach Post

    Tropical Storm Fred is expected to become a Category 1 hurricane by tomorrow afternoon as it nears the Cape Verde Islands. The storm, which is thousands of miles from South Florida and predicted to weaken after its trip through the islands, was packing 65 mph winds as of the National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. update.

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  15. Tropical Storm Erika gone; West Palm Beach officials brace for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Palm Beach Post

    Erika got demoted Saturday morning from a tropical cyclone to just another mass of rain showers, and while officials started to stand down Saturday, they still were preparing for the possibility of heavy rains, isolated flooding, and perhaps even tornadoes. West Palm Beach authorities met at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and were staging equipment for possible flooding at the city's maintenance complex.

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  16. West Palm Beach Police: Wrestling over gun leads to shots fired, no...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Palm Beach Post

    Several shots were fired as two men wrestled over a gun Saturday morning in West Palm Beach, city police said. No one was injured.

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  17. Urgent Erika updates for West PalmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Palm Beach Post

    Tropical Storm Erika's unpredictability has West Palm Beach storm troops on edge, with some rushed preparations under way and other decisions waiting for last-minute alerts. City spokesman Elliot Cohen urged residents, business owners and contractors to clear debris from storm drains and tie down anything the wind might hurl around.

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  18. Things to do this weekend: A kids fun fest and a full-moon paddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Palm Beach Post

    If you're not too busy this weekend preparing for Tropical Storm Erika , Darth Vader, a Palm Beach chef, a groundbreaking comic, surfing dogs a Jupiter outfitter are putting on some shows that promise to be a whole lot more entertaining than the Hurricane Shutter Shuffle. UPDATE: The Our Kids World Family Fun Fest, originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, will take place on Saturday only.

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  19. Don't expect WPB to impose any fines against Rodney Mayo for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Palm Beach Post

    Artist Christopher Ian Macfarlane working on a new mural earlier this week at Respectable Street nightclub, even though the city has a temporary ban on outdoor murals. Most of the chatter is from Mayo supporters angry that the city could impose $500 a day fines for painting a mural on the side of a building he owns.

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  20. Tropical Storm Erika: Golf course will be ready to weather the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Palm Beach Post

    Palm Beach Gardens' municipal golf course, recently renamed the Sandhill Crane golf course, doesn't require much preparation for a tropical storm or hurricane. By late afternoon Thursday, Tropical Storm Erika was headed for West Palm Beach, and people were taking the threat seriously.

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