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  • Bulletin Board

    Friday Antiques Festival, noon-5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday; South Florida Fair Grounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach; $10. Visit wpbaf.com/show-info for discounts, directions and information. Art exhibit,...
  • Stadson Tech growing a year after winning FAU contest

    Stadson Tech growing a year after winning FAU contest
    A student walking on campus senses imminent danger. Without alerting the suspect, she presses the side button on her smartphone to alert campus authorities. Meanwhile, before a networking event, a business executive sets his smartphone on the “easy...
  • Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies

    Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies
    Major hotel chains, credit card companies — even the federal government — are using a Boca Raton company to analyze Tweets and other online content. LinguaSys offers software that can translate and interpret online content in 17 languages:...
  • MUSIC

    MUSIC
    Freaker's Ball '14: Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., known as B.o.B., broke hip-hop stereotypes by favoring romantic songs over sexually charged ones. He grew up in Georgia, and started rapping as a teenager. At 21, his single "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno...
  • South Tech senior to attend symposium in Sweden

    At 17, Kellsie Kershaw, an award-winning student and senior at South Tech Academy, is on her way to meeting her life's goal of going to medical school. At this young age, Kershaw has already received a number of scholastic honors and gold medals in...
  • FAU event gets under faculty's skin

    FAU event gets under faculty's skin
    Arely Baugh's bicep is decorated with the self-empowerment tattoo "Forever Strong." Amy Lou Grande's upper back contains a birdcage flanked by budding flowers and the title of Maya Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." Ashley...
  • Calvary Chapel rocked by pastor scandal but will survive, say parishioners

    Calvary Chapel rocked by pastor scandal but will survive, say parishioners
    When Bob Coy arrived in South Florida nearly 30 years ago to found a Calvary Chapel ministry, he seemed an unlikely man of God. Yet from his first days in front of worshippers meeting in a Pompano Beach funeral home, the admitted onetime cocaine...
  • Colleges get $3.5 million to create computer program

    South Florida's colleges may soon be producing a lot more computer geeks. The State University System's Board of Governors has awarded $3.5 million to Florida Atlantic University, Broward College and Palm Beach State College to create a fast track...
  • Everglades lessons pushed for Florida students

    Everglades lessons pushed for Florida students
    Reading, writing and the Everglades. A new education effort aimed at Florida schools seeks to help students become "Everglades literate" before they graduate. The idea is to teach children, from kindergarten through 12th grade, how the Everglades is more...
  • Olympic Heights football player finds success on the track

    Richard Thompson had the mindset of a typical skill position football player who comes out for track. It would help him maintain his conditioning and he would be a sprinter to help improve his speed. So when Thompson was approached by Olympic Heights...
  • Award-winning West Boca teacher brings whimsy to words

    Award-winning West Boca teacher brings whimsy to words
    Michelle Gunning has played the Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter and other storybook characters in her Sandpiper Shores Elementary media center. But midway through a morning session with a kindergarten class Friday, the 34-year-old Gunning found herself...
  • Florida's graduate programs rise in rankings

    Florida's graduate programs rise in rankings
    Florida's graduate schools are getting better and more nationally competitive, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report. While the magazine has long considered the University of Florida a top school for both graduate and undergraduate...