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  • Florida House advances warning shot, Pop Tart gun bills

    Florida House advances warning shot, Pop Tart gun bills
    TALLAHASSEE -- At the behest of the gun lobby, the Florida House is poised to pass two gun bills that would let people fire warning shots in the air but not get kicked out of school for biting pastries into the shape of firearms. One of the bills...
  • 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...
  • Free Play Reading Every Monday Night This Summer

    Free Play Reading Every Monday Night This Summer
    Best part: Every Monday night through August you can attend a staged play reading. Better part: It’s free. The Summer Theatre Fest Reading Series will play out in theaters stretching from West Palm Beach all the way to Key West, including Fort...
  • At O'Shea's pub, tip your bartender -- and your neuroscientist

    At O'Shea's pub, tip your bartender -- and your neuroscientist
    When Dr. William Bosking, of the august Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, stands up from his table at O’Shea’s Irish Pub in West Palm Beach Thursday night to discuss the topic “Visual perception: How our brains create the...
  • Release of Medicare doctor payments shows some huge payouts

    Release of Medicare doctor payments shows some huge payouts
    Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant healthcare program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012. The Obama administration is...
  • In Broward, two pedestrians and one cyclist hit on an average day

    In Broward, two pedestrians and one cyclist hit on an average day
    Two pedestrians and one bicyclist are struck by drivers on average each day on Broward's roads. The reasons are plentiful, according to Ricardo Gutierrez, Broward's bicycle and pedestrian coordinator. First, blame our car-centric society.  Then consider...
  • Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years

    Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years
    Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games were found on cruise ships. The name "Martorano" was uttered mostly in east Fort Lauderdale. And not a...
  • Flagler Bridge closing for six months

    Starting Monday, the Flagler Memorial Bridge in West Palm Beach will be closed for six months. The Florida Department of Transportation is closing the bridge as construction crews work on a section of a $94.3 million replacement bridge that is being...
  • West Palm woman wins $1M on scratch-off

    West Palm woman wins $1M on scratch-off
    Alberta Edge, 56, of West Palm Beach, claimed a $1 million top prize in the 50X The Cash 50X  scratch-off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $713,412.40.  ...
  • A country boy on Clematis Street

    A country boy on Clematis Street
    As a fisherman, hunter and outdoors enthusiast, Tom Jackson doesn't really like where country music is going. "It seems 99 percent of the songs are about either drinking or getting the girl," says Jackson, 43, who was born in Belle Glade and moved to...
  • DRINKING

    DRINKING
    Science on Tap: The March debut of this science cafe series from the South Florida Science Center drew more than 100 knowledge-hungry (and thirsty) geeks to O'Shea's Irish Pub (531 Clematis St., West Palm Beach). Thursday's follow-up event is titled...
  • Kids bowl free all summer at South Florida lanes

    Kids bowl free all summer at South Florida lanes
    Kids can bowl two free games a day at participating South Florida bowling centers through the end of the summer from KidsBowlFree.com. Sign up for coupons for the free games at participating lanes in Tamarac, West Palm Beach and Miami. Each alley sets...