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  • Two former FAMU band members enter pleas

    Two former FAMU band members enter pleas
    The musician described by prosecutors as the "most enthusiastic" hazing participant in a Florida A&M University drum major's beating death pleaded no contest to manslaughter Wednesday. Jessie Baskin faces up to nine years in prison. He gave no...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Ethics, ALFs and unemployment

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sun Sentinel writes that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Florida house boat owner who has long been at odds with the city of...
  • Early voting sites in Broward, Palm Beach counties

     
    The second phase of Election 2012 kicks off tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 27) with early voting opening across South Florida for eight straight days. The hours will be 7 a.m.-7 p.m. through Saturday Nov. 3. There will be NO early voting......
  • Regulators vote to continue talks on FPL's settlement with big power users

    Florida’s Public Service Commission voted Thursday to continue discussion of Florida Power & Light Co.’s proposed settlement with big power users. Regulators, who expressed concern about running into legal entanglements if they approved...
  • Sorteo: Gana vacaciones en West Palm Beach, parque y hotel

    Sorteo: Gana vacaciones en West Palm Beach, parque y hotel
    Con el verano a la vuelta de la esquina, si estás planeando unas vacaciones familiares “no” lejos de casa, prueba tu suerte y participa para ganar entradas para parques de agua y hoteles en el concurso que está organicando el Palm beach County...
  • Communities split over best time for local elections

    Communities split over best time for local elections
    Tax increases work. Controversial projects help. Scandal is best. Without drama to get people riled up, it's hard to attract voters to March elections such as the Tuesday contests in 23 cities, towns and villages in Broward and Palm Beach counties....
  • Palm Beach County lobbying trip takes aim at Tallahassee

    Palm Beach County lobbying trip takes aim at Tallahassee
    Nearly 100 Palm Beach County movers-and-shakers are expected to travel to Tallahassee this week for a lobbying blitz timed with the start of the state legislative session. Pushing for expanded local gambling, getting help for struggling Glades...
  • Black Diamond Casino ship temporarily halts service

    Officials at the Port of Palm Beach were informed Tuesday that operations of the Black Diamond casino ship were temporarily suspended until further notice, port spokeswoman Julie Houston Trieste said. The ship's operator, Jupiter-based Black Diamond...
  • From the Boathouse: Houseboat now a true home

    Ahoy! Good news for permanently affixed floating homes. The Supreme Court issued a decision Jan. 15, in a 7-2 vote, that a floating home is not a boat, hence is not a vessel. U.S. Code defines the word "vessel" as including all means of water...
  • Mayors plea for metal detectors at schools

    Mayors plea for metal detectors at schools
    Several mayors in Palm Beach County came before the school board Wednesday, asking the district to install metal detectors in every school for the safety of students. “There’s no limit to safety,” said Mayor Thomas Masters of Riviera...
  • If you go

    If you go
    The Black Diamond offers day cruises that depart 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. Sundays, and evening cruises that begin 7 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Cruises last about five hours, and...
  • Community rejects change in school policing, moving all-male academy

    Dozens of community members poured into the Palm Beach County School Board meeting Wednesday in opposition to having the Sheriff's Office take over school policing duties.  The School Board agreed to ask the Sheriff's Officer to make a presentation...