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  • Women lead top construction projects

    Women lead top construction projects
    Construction is still a male-dominated industry, but two women are calling the shots at some of the largest construction projects in South Florida. • Norma Pendo Knott, senior project manager for Suffolk Construction, manages construction of...
  • Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'

    Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'
    Two Boca Raton teenagers induced Howard Stern to jump from his seat, and enticed more than 900,000 YouTube viewers to click play — by rocking out on their cellos. After finding instant fame with an animated, electric cover of Jimi Hendrix's...
  • Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game

    Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game
    A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust. Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom

    Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom
    It is a high school class project that will be part of Delray Beach for a long time to come. A group of hard-hat wearing students from Atlantic Community High now are touching up a three-bedroom, two-bath home that they took from permits to plaster....
  • FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates

    FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates
    Florida Atlantic University is trying to serve a new type of freshman student — one who will actually graduate. The university is facing scrutiny and potential financial losses over its dismal graduation and retention rates. Just 20 percent of...
  • FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant

    FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant
    Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come. The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
  • Broward College freezes tuition for third year

    Broward College freezes tuition for third year
    A college education may not be cheap but it won't get any more expensive at many schools this year. Broward College's Board of Trustees decided this week to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 school year, following similar moves by Florida Atlantic...
  • Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee

    Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee
    Where's the beef? Find it on menus for Father's Day. Lots of restaurants are offering freebies and dining deals for dads on June 15. Here are my favorite offers: Texas de Brazil: Make a reservation for dad to dine at the Brazilian steakhouse on...
  • Ex-cop sentenced to two life terms for kidnap and murder of escort

    Ex-cop sentenced to two life terms for kidnap and murder of escort
    He wore a badge and served as a law enforcement officer for 20 years in South Florida. But now Jimmy Dac Ho was wearing handcuffs and leg shackles Friday and facing Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley as a convicted murderer and kidnapper....
  • Weekend preview: Beer, peeps and chicken wings!

    Weekend preview: Beer, peeps and chicken wings!
    At last year’s New River Raft Race, the entry from students at the AIAS FAU School of Architecture won the fastest-raft category in a romp. But the one guy hoping for a closer race this weekend is their own admiral, Anthony Abbate, associate provost...
  • Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store

    Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store
    “Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...