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  1. West Palm Beach Commissioners to hear long-rarge water supply plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Palm Beach Post

    At a work session this morning, West Palm Beach commissioners will hear an update on how and where they'll get their water over the next several decades. In August, assistant city administrator Scott Kelly, who's the city's point man on water supply and treatment, told commissioners research showed the population served by West Palm Beach's water system will increase by 60 percent in the next half century, but average and maximum demand will increase by only about 45 percent.

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  2. Should Palm Beach County ditch the Treasure Coast Regional Planning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Palm Beach Post

    After 38 years, Palm Beach County officials want to leave the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council to hook up with the big cities in the South Florida Regional Council, which has dropped "planning" from its name. Instead of developing policies for economic and regional planning in an area with almost 2 million people, Palm Beach County would be dealing with the problems of 4.4 million.

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  3. Is Gov. Rick Scott sincere about Everglades restoration?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Palm Beach Post

    If there were doubts about the sincerity of Gov. Rick Scott's intentions for the Everglades, they were lifted this month after the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity raised 34 specific objections to the 43,0000-acre development sector plan known as Sugar Hill. Encompassing 43,313 acres of land, the Sugar Hill Sector Plan would put 18,000 residential units and 25 million square feet of commercial space -- the equivalent of 25 Gardens Malls - onto what's now mostly Hendry County sugarcane fields, with estimated build-out planned for 2060.

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  4. Sierra Club endorses Crist, says he'll 'reverse the damage' Scott causedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    The Sierra Club of Florida endorsed Democrat Charlie Crist for governor Tuesday, citing his past performance in fighting coal-fired utility plants, Everglades restoration, climate change and regulatory matters. Sierra Club is one of the few environmental organizations that issues endorsements.

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  5. After 86 years, survivor recalls the great 1928 hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Leslie Douglas , a survivor of the 1928 hurricane, with his son Brian, who still resides in Palm Beach County. Leslie Douglas turned 96 in February.

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  6. Get trashy at world's biggest beach clean-up Saturday in Palm Beach CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    On Saturday, join about 650,000 volunteers across the globe - 3,000 expected in Palm Beach County - for the International Coastal Cleanup , the largest one-day beach cleaning on earth. Last year, volunteers in 92 countries bagged 12.3 million pounds of trash and enough discarded fishing line to go up and over Mt.

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  7. Memorial for 1928 hurricane set for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    The 86th anniversary of the great 1928 hurricane will be marked on Tuesday, Sept. 16, with a 10 a.m. memorial service for the more than 2,500 people killed in the Sept.

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  8. Everglades Island lot fetches $8.95 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Palm Beach County has waterfront properties for people whose pocket books can take a hit of tens of millions of dollars, to those who can't afford much over $100,000.

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  9. TS Arthur: heavy rains, but no deluge in PBC/TCRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Tropical Storm Arthur so far Tuesday had brought some heavy rains, but not dramatic totals, to parts of South Florida.

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