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  • South Florida man preyed on timeshare owners, feds say

    South Florida man preyed on timeshare owners, feds say
    When several timeshare owners received phone calls offering them compensation from a man who claimed to be the chief of the U.S. Department of Justice's fraud section, it seemed like a windfall. But there was a catch. The caller said that if they did...
  • Balance between hoops, academics

    Name: Nicole Hessen Hammack Age: 41 Residence: Wellington Birthplace: Miami Family: Husband, Mark Hammack; stepson, Tristan Hammack, 17; stepdaughter, Shae Hammack, 16; son, Cole Hammack, 12; daughter, Reese Hammack, 6. Career: Workers'...
  • Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups

    Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups
    The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups. Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
  • Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games

    Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games
    A thousand teen athletes, 2,000 local spectators, 2,000 visiting parents, coaches and chaperones: All have begun converging on Boca Raton for the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games, a series of athletic competitions that begin Sunday with opening ceremonies. It's an...
  • Primary election draws near — does anyone care?

    In case you haven't been paying attention, an election is almost upon us. It's called the August primary, but that's something of a misnomer. This will be the final say for voters in some nonpartisan local races, notably ones to elect local judges and...
  • Boynton moving ahead with domestic partner benefits

    Boynton moving ahead with domestic partner benefits
    Boynton Beach will be moving forward with getting city employees domestic partner benefits. On Tuesday, at the city's regular meeting, the commission voted to send information from the Palm Beach Human Rights Council to city staff members to see what...
  • Miami rail link deserves state funding

    Miami rail link deserves state funding
    If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami. At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
  • Nearly 9,000 private-sector jobs added in July

    While July was a good month for jobs, last July was better. Florida added 8,740 private sector jobs in July, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report released Wednesday. But that's down 40 percent from the 12,250 jobs in the same month a year...
  • PB ruling supports gay marriage

    PB ruling supports gay marriage
    Another day, another in the long line of rulings shattering Florida's same-sex marriage ban. But the decision in Palm Beach County Tuesday represented a smaller crack in that ban than previous ones. Frank Bangor and Jason Simpson were married in...
  • Royal Palm man molested minor twice, cops say

    Royal Palm man molested minor twice, cops say
    Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Royal Palm man and charged him with molesting a 13-year-old girl. Javier Carbonell was arrested on Saturday just after noon. According to deputies, he groped the 13-year-old twice earlier that morning in...
  • Marlins' Jennings rides rollercoaster on baseball's bubble

    Marlins' Jennings rides rollercoaster on baseball's bubble
    The business of baseball is metered by the steady flow of transactions. For the men and their families who are subjected to big-league teams' ever-changing needs, it's not such a smooth process. Imagine if most businesses routinely transferred...