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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In-state tuition for Dreamers moves closer to House passage

    In-state tuition for Dreamers moves closer to House passage
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida House has married a top priority of Speaker Will Weatherford to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students living here with Gov. Rick Scott's election-year call to block future university tuition hikes. But Republicans...
  • What's the big idea?

    What's the big idea?
    Can the solution to South Florida's vexing problems be found in its most plentiful natural resource, complaining? That is one of the motivations behind Power of Design 2014: Complaints, an inaugural four-day think tank opening Thursday at the...
  • Pot control makes sense in uncertain spots

    With Colorado and Washington recently legalizing marijuana, I thought it would be fitting to discuss pot control -- in poker. I recently played a $1,675 World Series of Poker Circuit event in my hometown of West Palm Beach, Fla. Halfway through Day One,...
  • Jay Leno: standup guy

    Jay Leno: standup guy
    Jay Leno may have tossed "The Tonight Show" keys to Jimmy Fallon, but the comedian who hosted the late-night institution for two decades is hardly settling down. Two days after his name flickered out on the studio marquee in Burbank, Calif., in...
  • SunFest to bring Ellie Golding, Robin Thicke to South Florida

    SunFest to bring Ellie Golding, Robin Thicke to South Florida
    SunFest returns to West Palm Beach on April 30 for five days of fun. The waterfront festival, which closes May 4, will bring together local Florida bands and big name celebrities such as Ellie Golding, Robin Thicke, Young the Giant, Alice in Chains, Kid...
  • Class 4A all-state boys basketball team announced

    Class 4A all-state boys basketball team announced
    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 4A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...
  • Another nippy night

    Another nippy night
    This evening should be chilly but not as cold as last night, as the forecast calls for readings in the low to mid 50s. Friday should be mostly sunny and mild during the day, cold again at night. Temperatures should be a bit warmer on Saturday and...
  • Bid on beautiful begonias at Mounts Botanical Garden auction

    Bid on beautiful begonias at Mounts Botanical Garden auction
    Begonias are beloved for their spectacular foliage, vivid colors and delicate blooms. Buy the rare, shade-loving specimens at the Begonia Society of the Palm Beaches' annual auction, set for 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at Mounts Botanical Garden auditorium, 531 N....
  • Florida man accused of killing pregnant ex with machete

    Florida man accused of killing pregnant ex with machete
    Police say a pregnant woman was on the phone with a victim's advocate when a fight with her ex-boyfriend turned violent and he killed her with a machete, CBS 12 News is reporting. Horacia Siemus had an active domestic violence case against her former...
  • MUSIC

    MUSIC
    Bluegrass and Bar-B-Que: It would have been easy for the planners of Bluegrass and Bar-B-Que at the South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach) to lean on the food as a main draw this weekend. But no. They also have arranged top-...