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Naples Daily News
34-old woman strikes, kills Naples man who had stopped on the shoulder of I-75NAPLES, Florida - A Fort Myers woman was charged with DUI manslaughter after dr
34-old woman strikes, kills Naples man who had stopped on the shoulder of I-75
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 minutes ago
NAPLES, Florida - A Fort Myers woman was charged with DUI manslaughter after driving into a pickup stopped on the shoulder of I-75, striking a man and woman who had gotten out of the truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Leandro Benitez,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Erika's remnants pass don't disrupt Sunday plans; schools to openAfter days of watching and cautiously preparing for a storm that broke apart, r
Erika's remnants pass don't disrupt Sunday plans; schools to open
The Palm Beach Post / Posted an hour ago
After days of watching and cautiously preparing for a storm that broke apart, residents across Palm Beach County spent a fairly normal, if not occasionally rainy, Sunday. Remnants of Erika moved across South Florida, with periods of strong showers,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach County Administrator Bob Weisman retiresThe scattered piles of documents that litter Bob Weisman’s office on the 11th f
Palm Beach County Administrator Bob Weisman retires
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 hours ago
The scattered piles of documents that litter Bob Weisman’s office on the 11th floor of the Robert Weisman Governmental Center will be gone by Tuesday. The pictures, awards and artifacts accumulated during 24 years as Palm Beach County administrator... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boat catches fire at Burt Reynolds Park; one hurtA boat caught on fire near Burt Reynolds Park in Jupiter this afternoon. One pe
Boat catches fire at Burt Reynolds Park; one hurt
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 hours ago
A boat caught on fire near Burt Reynolds Park in Jupiter this afternoon. One person was injured, and has been taken to a hospital. Thi sis the report from Capt. Albert Borroto of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue” “At 2 p.m. crews responded to reports... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach County to open schools MondayDespite a county-wide flood warning issued by the National Weather Service, Pal
Palm Beach County to open schools Monday
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 hours ago
Despite a county-wide flood warning issued by the National Weather Service, Palm Beach County schools will open Monday morning, according to a tweet from the Palm Beach County School District. The district was monitoring the weather following... Read more
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NBC Miami
2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in North BrowardAuthorities are investigating after a small plane crashed in northwest Broward
2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in North Broward
NBC Miami / Posted 5 hours ago
Authorities are investigating after a small plane crashed in northwest Broward County Sunday morning, injuring two people on-board. The accident happened near the Florida Everglades, north of the Sawgrass Expressway near the border of Palm Beach... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Fire at Century Village in West Palm Beach; no injuriesTwo women were displaced by a mid-morning fire Sunday in their Century Village
Fire at Century Village in West Palm Beach; no injuries
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Two women were displaced by a mid-morning fire Sunday in their Century Village apartment near West Palm Beach. The women were asleep in a third floor apartment when a fire started in the living room, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. The... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2 injured in small plane crash in Broward CountyAuthorities in Coral Springs were investigating a small plane crash with seriou
2 injured in small plane crash in Broward County
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 hours ago
Authorities in Coral Springs were investigating a small plane crash with serious injuries in Northwest Broward County near the Florida Everglades Sunday morning. A Coral Springs fire rescue spokesman said they were responding to an area near... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Although cloudy, expect heavy rain throughout the countyRemnants of now-dissipated Tropical Storm Erika will likely soak Palm Beach Cou
Although cloudy, expect heavy rain throughout the county
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 hours ago
Remnants of now-dissipated Tropical Storm Erika will likely soak Palm Beach County through the day. Although the weather is cloudy this morning, the National Weather Service’s forecast for the county calls for heavy rain and wind speeds of 16 to 20... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
It's up to parents to teach kids financial literacyThe Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the start of the 201
It's up to parents to teach kids financial literacy
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 18 hours ago
The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the start of the 2015-2016 school year on Aug. 20 with an A-list program on business and education. The speakers included Superintendent Robert Avossa, David Lawrence, Jr., of the Children’s... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
West Palm Beach asks residents to tweet pictures of flooding, storm damageThe city of West Palm Beach is lowering canals in anticipation of heavy rain fr
West Palm Beach asks residents to tweet pictures of flooding, storm damage
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 18 hours ago
The city of West Palm Beach is lowering canals in anticipation of heavy rain from what's left of Erika, and for the first time, the city is asking resident to take an active role in an emergency situation. "If we know exactly where the worst... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Flavor Palm Beach rolls out dining deals; aids food bankHere’s what’s about to go on sale in Palm Beach: dining out. In a few days, is
Flavor Palm Beach rolls out dining deals; aids food bank
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
Here’s what’s about to go on sale in Palm Beach: dining out. In a few days, island restaurants will offer bargains relative to their regular pricing. That’s because Tuesday is the start of an annual September-long and Palm Beach County-wide... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
County to discuss PBSO citizen review board TuesdayPalm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday will discuss creating a citizen revi
County to discuss PBSO citizen review board Tuesday
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 23 hours ago
Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday will discuss creating a citizen review board to oversee the sheriff’s office, but any such board won’t have the broad oversight powers that some in the public have desired. The main thing preventing a... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Erika peters out: Threat sharpened Palm Beach's storm responseErika went from whammy to whisper Saturday morning, losing its tropical storm s
Erika peters out: Threat sharpened Palm Beach's storm response
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
Erika went from whammy to whisper Saturday morning, losing its tropical storm status, but the threat of a possible hurricane served as a practice drill for Palm Beach and all of South Florida. For several days, Palm Beach, its businesses and... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Erika provided dry-run for storm preparation for localsInstead of lashing Palm Beach County with strong winds and storm surge, Tropica
Erika provided dry-run for storm preparation for locals
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Instead of lashing Palm Beach County with strong winds and storm surge, Tropical Storm Erika provided residents with a reminder that Florida is always at risk from hurricanes. Erika was predicted to strike near Palm Beach County as a strong tropical... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
PBSO ID man fatally shot Friday in Lake Park, fifth homicide...The man who became Palm Beach County’s fifth homicide in a week after he was fa
PBSO ID man fatally shot Friday in Lake Park, fifth homicide...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
The man who became Palm Beach County’s fifth homicide in a week after he was fatally shot Friday evening in Lake Park was identified Saturday by the sheriff’s office. Tremayne Hatcher, 33, of Riviera Beach, was fatally shot just before 5:30 p.m.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Lifeguards rescue male from Boynton Inlet watersA male was taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon after being pulled from the w
Lifeguards rescue male from Boynton Inlet waters
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
A male was taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon after being pulled from the waters near the Boynton Inlet, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said. Crews rushed to the inlet area along State Road A1A just before 1 p.m. after receiving a report that a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Tropical Storm Erika: What's ahead for Palm Beach CountyTropical Storm Erika has dissipated, forecasters said Saturday morning. But the
Tropical Storm Erika: What's ahead for Palm Beach County
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated, forecasters said Saturday morning. But they said its remnants still could bring heavy rains to Palm Beach County and the rest of South Florida through the weekend and into Monday. The National Hurricane Center... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Gas pipeline slated to supply FPL’s plants faces oppositionA proposed $3.5 billion natural gas pipeline is either essential to Florida’s e
Gas pipeline slated to supply FPL’s plants faces opposition
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
A proposed $3.5 billion natural gas pipeline is either essential to Florida’s energy future or a looming disaster that has the potential to damage the iconic Suwannee River and the state’s fragile limestone Floridan Aquifer on its way to Palm Beach... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Man taken to hospital after stabbing west of BoyntonA man was taken to a hospital Saturday morning after apparently being stabbed a
Man taken to hospital after stabbing west of Boynton
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
A man was taken to a hospital Saturday morning after apparently being stabbed at a home west of the city, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said. Crews were called just after 10:45 a.m. to a home on Westcott Terrace in the Lake Charleston community,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Neighborhood Profile: Dolgettas of Legacy at Sherwood ForestTHEIR HOME: A four-bedroom, 3½-bathroom, two-story townhouse with a one-car gar
Neighborhood Profile: Dolgettas of Legacy at Sherwood Forest
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
THEIR HOME: A four-bedroom, 3½-bathroom, two-story townhouse with a one-car garage, built in 2003 WHEN THEY MOVED IN: 2014 New Yorkers Heather and Freddy Dolgetta enjoy the convenience and coziness of Legacy at Sherwood Forest. The residences there... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Rain likely Saturday in Palm Beach County, Treasure CoastSaturday brings a stronger chance of rain – and Sunday and Monday stronger ones
Rain likely Saturday in Palm Beach County, Treasure Coast
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Saturday brings a stronger chance of rain – and Sunday and Monday stronger ones – to Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. The National Weather Service puts the chances for showers and thunderstorms through the end of the night at 60 percent to... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach town attorney listed in "Best Lawyers in America"Town Attorney John C. “Skip” Randolph is among three lawyers from the firm of J
Palm Beach town attorney listed in "Best Lawyers in America"
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
Town Attorney John C. “Skip” Randolph is among three lawyers from the firm of Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, who were recognized in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America, 2016. Ben Alexander, who works at the Royal Palm Way office,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Cultural Council recommends $180,000 in small group grantsThe Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is recommending $180,000 in grants to
Cultural Council recommends $180,000 in small group grants
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is recommending $180,000 in grants to 34 small and emerging cultural groups in 2015-16. The grants must be approved by the county commission this fall when it finalizes its budget. Among them are The Palm... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Decision to open or close school Monday will come ‘midday’ SundayWhile satellite photography put Tropical Storm Erika on the far side of Haiti F
Decision to open or close school Monday will come ‘midday’ Sunday
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
While satellite photography put Tropical Storm Erika on the far side of Haiti Friday afternoon, the Palm Beach County school schedule was already feeling her reach. At least one high school football game was pushed earlier to accommodate the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Labor Day travel: Free hotel stays, dining deals at 150+ South Florida restaurantsLabor Day deals: Sizzling South Florida hotel and dining offers in September an
Labor Day travel: Free hotel stays, dining deals at 150+ South Florida restaurants
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Labor Day deals: Sizzling South Florida hotel and dining offers in September and October September is all about big savings, thanks to fantastic offers from South Florida convention and visitor bureaus for the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Starting... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
One person injured in after rollover in suburban Boca RatonOne person was injured in a rollover accident Friday in suburban Boca Raton, ac
One person injured in after rollover in suburban Boca Raton
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
One person was injured in a rollover accident Friday in suburban Boca Raton, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue spokesman Albert Borroto. Crews responded around 6:10 p.m. to the intersection of Yamato Road and Lyons Road and found a vehicle... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Florida's unemployment fund below recommended levelFlorida's unemployment insurance trust fund, used to pay workers' benefits afte
Florida's unemployment fund below recommended level
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Florida's unemployment insurance trust fund, used to pay workers' benefits after they are laid off, falls below the recommended level to meet obligations if unemployment begins rising again. If the current economic recovery faltered and unemployment... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Tropical Storm Erika: Mountains of Hispanolia could weaken itStruggling against a strong wind shear and towering mountains, Tropical Storm E
Tropical Storm Erika: Mountains of Hispanolia could weaken it
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Struggling against a strong wind shear and towering mountains, Tropical Storm Erika was losing spirit Friday and may be downgraded to a tropical depression Saturday. So sure were National Hurricane Center forecasters in their prediction that they... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Q&A: Ruth Tschudin, West Palm volunteerRuth Tschudin starts charitable ventures like some drink water. The 71-year-ol
Q&A: Ruth Tschudin, West Palm volunteer
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Ruth Tschudin starts charitable ventures like some drink water. The 71-year-old West Palm Beach resident started the nonprofit Open Doors an Amazing Grace Foundation in New Jersey in 1999, named after her mother. It has provided low-cost housing,... Read more
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Accounting Today
Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co. Merges with SI Gordon & CompanyKabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company plans to merge with SI Go
Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co. Merges with SI Gordon & Company
Accounting Today / Posted 2 days ago
Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company plans to merge with SI Gordon & Company, a 35-year-old CPA firm that serves the audit, accounting and tax-services needs of labor unions and employee benefit plans. Under the terms of the merger,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Tropical Storm Erika: What happens when super moon, storm collideAn ancient celestial event and an atmospheric newbie will collide this weekend
Tropical Storm Erika: What happens when super moon, storm collide
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
An ancient celestial event and an atmospheric newbie will collide this weekend with potentially soggy results. On Saturday, a super moon rises over Florida, its gravitational grip on Earth pulling at the tides like a cosmic magnet. The full moon... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Rains, high winds expected as soon as early Sunday morningTropical Storm Erika is bearing down on the Dominican Republic, with the Nation
Rains, high winds expected as soon as early Sunday morning
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Tropical Storm Erika is bearing down on the Dominican Republic, with the National Hurricane Center forecasting the storm will drop as much as 10 inches of rain there and in Haiti this afternoon. The storm’s maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Palm Meadows near Boynton goes after move-up buyersStandard Pacific Homes is increasing its presence in Palm Beach County with pla
Palm Meadows near Boynton goes after move-up buyers
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Standard Pacific Homes is increasing its presence in Palm Beach County with plans to launch sales Sept. 12 for a 288-home community near Boynton Beach. Palm Meadows is planned for 170 acres west of Florida's Turnpike on Lyons Road, north of Boynton... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Tropical Storm Erika creates unknowns for South FloridaHeavy rains, gusty winds and possibly worse weather are expected to start Sunda
Tropical Storm Erika creates unknowns for South Florida
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Heavy rains, gusty winds and possibly worse weather are expected to start Sunday in South Florida, as Tropical Storm Erika makes its projected path through the state. The storm, one of the trickiest systems to predict in recent decades, could still... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Tropical Storm Erika: Restaurants and Bars Staying Open, Having Hurricane Parties and SpecialsWhen there's a hurricane watch in South Florida, people don't get worried. They
Tropical Storm Erika: Restaurants and Bars Staying Open, Having Hurricane Parties and Specials
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 2 days ago
When there's a hurricane watch in South Florida, people don't get worried. They get prepared. For many Floridians, the most important items to stock up on aren't water, gas, or even food. Instead, we make sure to have all the necessary components... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Suspicious bag at airport causes brief concourse closureWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A concourse at Palm Beach International Airport was clo
Suspicious bag at airport causes brief concourse closure
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A concourse at Palm Beach International Airport was closed briefly as authorities were investigating a suspicious bag. The Transportation Security Administration says Concourse C at the airport was closed for a short time... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Tropical Storm Erika: Landscapers, construction firms eye debrisDespite Tropical Storm Erika’s uncertain path, businesses from construction to
Tropical Storm Erika: Landscapers, construction firms eye debris
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Despite Tropical Storm Erika’s uncertain path, businesses from construction to farming spent Friday preparing in case the storm arrives in Palm Beach County early Monday. Even coconut palms were getting a trim, keeping landscapers busy. With the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Will schools regulate how teachers, volunteers dress?When School Board member Debra Robinson asked for a discussion on an adult dres
Will schools regulate how teachers, volunteers dress?
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
When School Board member Debra Robinson asked for a discussion on an adult dress code on campus, she wasn’t so much interested in what parents wear when shuttling their kids to and from school - a discussion that was had a year ago and dropped for... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Heavy rain, flooding affect areaParts of Palm Beach County are under a flood advisory until 4 p.m. Up to two i
Heavy rain, flooding affect area
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
Parts of Palm Beach County are under a flood advisory until 4 p.m. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen, according to the National Weather Service Among the locations that will experience flooding are West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Palm Beach... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Erika: What's open, what's closedErika's cone of uncertainty is raising question marks over South Florida this w
Erika: What's open, what's closed
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Erika's cone of uncertainty is raising question marks over South Florida this weekend and Monday as people try to figure out how big a blow the region will receive. So far, most events and services are going ahead as scheduled. Here's a look at... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Gov. Scott declares state of emergency in FloridaGov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency ahead of Erika. Issued this
Gov. Scott declares state of emergency in Florida
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency ahead of Erika. Issued this morning, the declaration says that Tropical Storm Erika is expected to travel up the spine of Florida and designates the director of the division of emergency management... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Delray Beach Police: Community helped us solve murderDelray Beach Police are crediting community cooperation for helping them arrest
Delray Beach Police: Community helped us solve murder
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Delray Beach Police are crediting community cooperation for helping them arrest a 29-year-old man in the shooting death Saturday of Jamar Gammage. Dion Antonio Graham is facing charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Concerns about Lake Okeechobee, Erika prompt visit from Sen. Bill NelsonPALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - With Erika approaching, concerns are growing about po
Concerns about Lake Okeechobee, Erika prompt visit from Sen. Bill Nelson
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - With Erika approaching, concerns are growing about possible flooding around Lake Okeechobee. Officials are concerned about the decades-old dike that surrounds the body of water. On Friday, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will be... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
My guide to ErikaFollowing Tropical Storm Erika has been like following the stock market this we
My guide to Erika
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Following Tropical Storm Erika has been like following the stock market this week. It's up. It's down. It's on the ropes. It's coming back. It's headed east, into the Atlantic. It's headed west, into the Gulf. No, it's coming head on at the bowling... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Residents in one Palm Beach County community won't take a tropical storm for granted"It's only a category one storm," is not something you should say to residents
Residents in one Palm Beach County community won't take a tropical storm for granted
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
"It's only a category one storm," is not something you should say to residents in Deer Run in western Palm Beach County. Exactly three years ago, the community got nearly twenty inches of rain within just twenty-four hours from Tropical Storm Isaac,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Social media plays major role in storm responsePALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Larry Richardson heads down to the beach every mornin
Social media plays major role in storm response
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Larry Richardson heads down to the beach every morning and snaps a few photos. When he gets home he chooses the best of the bunch to share with friends on Facebook. But during severe weather and emergencies, it’s not only... Read more
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Entrpreneur
This Franchisee Investigated a Restaurant Company He Liked and Signed OnFranchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotligh
This Franchisee Investigated a Restaurant Company He Liked and Signed On
Entrpreneur / Posted 2 days ago
Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com. Paul Scholtes has been a practicing private investigator and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Schools to watch storm, no decision on closings yetBroward and Palm Beach County schools are watching Tropical Storm Erika closely
Schools to watch storm, no decision on closings yet
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Broward and Palm Beach County schools are watching Tropical Storm Erika closely, but have made no decisions whether to close. "As of right now, we're tracking and monitoring along with Broward Emergency Management, but we've made no plans. We're not... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
What's open, what's closed in Palm Beach CountyErika's cone of uncertainty is raising question marks over South Florida this w
What's open, what's closed in Palm Beach County
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Erika's cone of uncertainty is raising question marks over South Florida this weekend and Monday as people try to figure out how big a blow the region will receive. So far, most events and services are going ahead as scheduled. But those in charge... Read more
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