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2 hrs ago | Boca News Now

Boca's Henk Schiffer Jailed, Was Loosely Tied To Resignation Of Former Police Chief

Boca Raton resident Henk Schiffer, a man loosely tied to the resignation of former Boca Raton Police Chief Andrew Scott, is in the Palm Beach County Jail this morning on a drug charge.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Tax-free back-to-school shopping in Florida

It's that time again to save a few dollars when doing some back-to-school shopping with your children.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

10 hrs ago | WPBF

Sexual-assault suspect blames 'the wolf in me'

Wanerson Jean was arrested and is facing charges of sexual battery, battery and burglary to an occupied residence according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL

14 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Boynton Beach May Add Domestic Partnership Benefits

Boynton Beach is getting set to join other Palm Beach cities in offering domestic partner benefits for its gay employees.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Gay/Lesbian, Florida, Lake Worth, FL

18 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Divers flood ocean for lobster mini season

Lobster mini season 2014 is underway throughout Florida as divers hit the water for a two-day frenzy of crustacean hunting ahead of the commercial season.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

PBC Home Values Won't Reach Peak Pre-Recession Levels Until 2019

South Florida home values won't be back to pre-recession peak levels for another five years.

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Broward-Palm Beach

El Bohio Offers a Mix of Cuban and American Cuisine in Lantana

In Palm Beach County, we know good Cuban food. From Jupiter to Boca Raton, literally dozens of establishments specialize in peddling meat-filled empanadas, hand-pressed Cuban sandwiches, homemade pulpeta , velvety flan, and a colada.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Lantana, FL, Cuban Cuisine

Broward-Palm Beach

Boca Families Move To Israel Despite Violence

Uri Pilichowski's new view is breathtaking. Last Monday, the Boca Raton rabbi packed up his wife and five kids, boarded a chartered flight and relocated to Mitzpe Yercho, a suburb of Jericho.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Boca Raton, FL, North-Miami-Beach, FL

WESH-TV

Elderly woman crashes car into auto shop, husband dies

An 88-year-old woman crashed her Honda into the Super Automotive shop in Palm Beach County on Monday, according to authorities.

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WPBF

Alabama fugitive arrested at hospital in Palm Beach County

An Alabama fugitive at the center of a nationwide manhunt was arrested Monday at a hospital in Palm Beach County.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL

WPTV Local News

Veterans facing eviction, businesses helping out

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- - The clock is ticking on several homeless veteran in Vero Beach who will be kicked to the curb and out of the group home they have been staying in unless enough money is raised to buy the house.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Vero Beach, FL, Small Business, Personal Finance

Amherst Daily News

NYC uses food trucks to bring free summer meals to kids; more mobility, less stigma

Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Boca News Now

PBSO: Fugitive Nabbed In Boynton, Assaulted Mom, Little Girl

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office made a major arrest this evening - nabbing a man wanted for kidnapping a woman and her young daughter, then sexually abusing both.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

WPTV Local News

Man arrested for violence at Chinese buffet

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, 20-year-old Lamart Cooper was charged with crimes committed on Sunday, July 21 when he and a woman walked into a restaurant then left without paying their bill and violently hit two employees as they fled.

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Jewish Journal

Conflict draws community reaction

Amid the tenuous on-again, off-again, cease fire that many hope will halt current hostilities between Israel and Hamas , South Florida Jewish community reaction to the conflict is strident and prolific.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Boynton Beach, FL

CBS Local

Police: Man Punches Pregnant Cousin Because She Wouldn't Share Toothpaste

The woman told Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies that her cousin, Lucas J. Dendy, had been living in her home for a month when the two got into an argument after she denied him toothpaste, The Palm Beach Post reported.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL

Examiner.com

You're cordially invited to the re-opening of Pantano Trail

Need an excuse to take time off from work to commune with nature? Then by all means make plans to join other natural lovers and District 1 Palm Beach County Commissioner Hal R. Valeche and other partners for the opening ceremony of the new and improved Pantano Trail scheduled for Tuesday, August 5th at 9 a.m. Located at the Northeast Everglades ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Business Journal

More than 3,000 condos planned across Palm Beach County

Nearly 3,000 coastal condo units are on the way in Palm Beach County as developers try to capitalize on an upbeat housing market.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Juno Beach, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Skift

Florida Tourism Officials Want to Be Prepared if Same-Sex Marriage Given OK

Souther Florida already does a ton of business with the LGBT traveler, so it knows what could happen to its weddings business if the same-sex marriage floodgates opened.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Florida, Broward County, FL, Marketing, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Boca News Now

Moller Pulled: Boca Real Estate Agent Kelly Moller Charged With Battery

Boca Raton Real Estate Agent Kelly J. Moller remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Sunday afternoon following his arrest for domestic battery.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Real Estate

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