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  • Brutal cold in the north chased record tourists to Florida

    Knee-knocking cold in the north chased a record number of tourists to the Sunshine State in the first three months of the year. Driven by South Florida, the state set a record for filling hotel rooms, according to figures released Monday. And in...
  • Rainy season expected to be warmer and drier than normal

    Rainy season expected to be warmer and drier than normal
    Call it a rain delay. This year’s rainy season likely won’t begin for another week or two, or considerably later than the average start date of May 20. That’s thanks to the unusually late cold front that arrived over South Florida last...
  • Palm Beach County voters to face school tax question on ballot

    Palm Beach County voters to face school tax question on ballot
    Palm Beach County voters will get this choice on their November ballot: support school arts — or lower your property taxes. The question involves whether to continue a tax of 25 cents per $1,000 of assessed value that the school district imposed in...
  • Digital Risk lays off fewer than expected

    Digital Risk, which has a major office in Boca Raton, has reduced its Florida workforce this year by less than originally reported to the state. The mortgage loan and fraud analysis business decreased employees by about 11.5 percent. In February,...
  • Nan Rich falls farther behind Charlie Crist in money race

    Nan Rich falls farther behind Charlie Crist in money race
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich raised $20,748 in cash for her campaign account in April, while also receiving $34,583 in in-kind contributions, newly filed reports show. Rich, a former Senate minority leader from Weston, is far behind...
  • Slow down at the Morikami Gardens

    Slow down at the Morikami Gardens
    At most South Florida parks, action is the goal. You shoot hoops, kick balls or swing bats. At the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens west of Delray Beach, it's different. This is a "contemplative park," where amid the delicate gardens and burbling...
  • Viral mosquito-borne disease lands in Broward County

    Viral mosquito-borne disease lands in Broward County
    Broward is one of three Florida counties to have a confirmed case of a viral mosquito-borne disease called chikungunya fever. According to the Florida Department of Health, three women who recently traveled to the Caribbean, including a 29-year-old from...
  • Facelifts in Boca: Entire slate of district parks to get upgrades

    Facelifts in Boca: Entire slate of district parks to get upgrades
    The field of play throughout the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District is going to be getting a lot greener. And it's not just new grass. It's also the millions about to be invested in Boca-style fun. Nearly two years since the district debuted its...
  • Don't fall prey to gougers

    Soon after the winds die down, people often show up looking to make quick money off a hurricane. Be on the lookout for profiteers and price gougers. Under state law, price gouging is defined as a “gross disparity” between the price of an item...
  • South Florida's 11 best free destinations

    South Florida's 11 best free destinations
    This is part four of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. Eating out, filling up the gas tank for day trips, entertaining friends and family: After awhile, it all adds up financially. Wouldn’t it be nice to find some...
  • Several locals set to play in FACA all-star baseball game

    Archbishop McCarthy fell short of its fifth consecutive baseball state championship, but the Mavericks will be well represented in this year’s Florida Athletic Coaches Association Baseball All-Star Classic. The 36th annual classic, which will be...
  • Busy summer travel season expected in 2014

    With the brutal winter now in the rear view mirror, many Americans are planning to take summer vacations, recent travel surveys show. The majority of Floridians — 81 percent — expect to take at least one summer trip of 50 miles or more...