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  • PB School Board race has 3 incumbents, 8 new candidates

    Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends. Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
  • Airfares could jump 30 percent soon for Labor Day travel, Fly.com data show

    As Labor Day nears, South Floridians planning to jet away for the holiday weekend who haven't purchased plane tickets yet could be facing a dramatic jump in airfares soon, according to travel website Fly.com. Data from last year show that for Fort...
  • People on the move

    Finance James E. Tisdale has joined the public accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC. as a client relationship specialist in Boca Raton. Previously, Tisdale worked in the mergers and acquisition and real estate industry. He is the former...
  • Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time

    Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time
    People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time. To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...
  • Medical marijuana ballot issue may draw new voters

    Getting young people engaged in politics is never easy, but voter-registration volunteers say the medical-marijuana amendment on November's ballot is attracting new voters who otherwise might not bother with a midterm election. Both political parties for...
  • Funding OK'd for railroad 'quiet zones' in All Aboard project

    Funding OK'd for railroad 'quiet zones' in All Aboard project
    Blaring train horns may become a thing of the past on the tracks that pass through coastal downtowns from Miami to West Palm Beach. Officials announced Tuesday they have secured funding for crossing improvements necessary to establish a continuous...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Broward judge overturns Florida's gay-marriage ban

    Broward judge overturns Florida's gay-marriage ban
    A state circuit judge in Broward County today made history, ordering the state of Florida to recognize gay marriages performed in another state. Circuit Judge Dale Cohen's ruling is the third in as many weeks by a Florida judge who has ruled that the...
  • Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck

    Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck
    Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one? Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
  • Noise sensitivity in dogs and how to help them

    Noise sensitivity in dogs and how to help them
    DENVER, CO. — Veterinarians and veterinary technicians met at the annual Animal Behavior Symposium on July 25 to share research. The event is sponsored by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and the American College of Veterinary...
  • Frankel and Deutch seek info to quell `human trafficking'

    Frankel and Deutch seek info to quell `human trafficking'
     Some of the temporary foreign workers who are brought to Florida to harvest crops are being exploited by human traffickers and abusive employers who treat them as sex slaves or thrust them into other degrading roles, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted...
  • Dan Borislow dies at 52; inventor of the MagicJack

    Dan Borislow, whose "MagicJack," peddled in television infomercials, helped pioneer free phone calls through the Internet, has died. He was 52. Borislow died Monday of a heart attack after playing in a soccer game in West Palm Beach, Fla. His death...