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  1. Which local historic building is on the state's endangered list?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Palm Beach Post

    The lunchroom sits crumbling in the old Boynton High School, built in 1927 and vacant for years. City commissioners are working with a group which plans to convert the historic high school building to a multi-event venue.


  2. It's time to clear the air: Legalize medical marijuana for certain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Palm Beach Post

    During the just-ended session, Florida legislators had an opportunity to add some legal and regulatory sanity to the medical marijuana movement. But they blew it - again.Rather than tweak last year's law so that thousands of Floridians living with debilitating illnesses could have access to limited-use low-THC Cannabis oil , for example, legislators fumbled, stumbled, and then balked.It is unlikely to come up during an expected special session in June because lawmakers need to deal with health care funding and passing a state budget.


  3. Extra Credit thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Palm Beach Post

    Robert Avossa, 43, is congratulated by school board member Debra Robinson after being named the new Superintendent of Schools for Palm Beach County Thursday afternoon. Palm Beach County's new schools superintendent sent a email to all of the county's public school teachers on Monday telling them he is still "a teacher at heart."


  4. Seminole Post thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida State still hopes to play a game at EverBank Field in Jacksonville in either 2018 or 2019. . With a neutral-site game against Alabama in 2017 all but set, Florida State remains hopeful it can find an opponent to play in Jacksonville in either 2018 or 2019 and has a key figure heading the charge.


  5. Uber rivals blast - voodoo' insurance, root for Fla. Senate billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Taxi companies who say they want a level field with ride services like Uber and Lyft cheered a Florida Senate bill that moved within one step of final passage in that chamber today. Uber backers are behind the House version as the session careens toward a scheduled May 1 close.


  6. Decertify' liberal group bashing Patrick Murphy, St. Lucie County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    There's a nasty fight within the Florida Democratic Party over Rep. Patrick Murphy 's establishment-backed 2016 U.S. Senate bid and an official party organization that has been attacking Murphy and urging outspoken liberal Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando to get in the race. The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, which is chartered as an official branch of the state party and says it has about 200 members, organized a Monday conference call to accuse Murphy of being a "Wall Street Democrat" who isn't far enough to the left on key issues.


  7. from the Bunker thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The field at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando this week lost a little luster late Wednesday when two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson withdrew, citing the death of a childhood friend. Watson is the world's No.


  8. from the Bunker thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Sean O'Hair could laugh Tuesday about being the "old man" in his three-way playoff with Jordan Spieth, 21, and Patrick Reed, 24, at the Valspar Championship in Tampa this past weekend. But it wasn't all that long ago O'Hair's on-course struggles reached a point where the 32-year-old Texan wondered if there might be a better option than struggling to make cuts on the PGA Tour.


  9. Should juvenile criminal records be expunged when a person turns 21?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Former Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Ronald Alvarez says, "What you do as a child - unless you're a sociopath or a psychopath - really should be erased. It should not be kept on your back for the rest of your life."


  10. from the Bunker thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    On Friday, the day of the entry deadline for next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, Woods wrote on his website that he called Palmer in the morning to inform him he would not be making the trip north from his Jupiter Island home to Orlando to participate. Woods wrote on TigerWoods.com, "I've put in a lot of time and work on my game and I'm making strides, but like I've said, I won't return to the PGA Tour until my game is tournament ready and I can compete at the highest level.


  11. Transportation expert responds to anti-All Aboard Florida group's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Two weeks after an anti-All Aboard Florida group released an economic study critical of the rail project, a South Florida-based transportation expert is raising questions about its findings. Robert Poole, the South Florida-based director of transportation for the Reason Foundation, released a monthly newsletter on Monday, which included a section on the 15-page economic analysis of All Aboard Florida commissioned by Citizens Against Rail Expansion, also known as CARE FL.


  12. Another fake doctor: nutritionist treated girl with fatal leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Canadian Broadcasting Company is blasting a Florida nutritionist in a report saying he is under fire for treating an 11-year-old girl with leukemia with herbal supplements and a vegan diet. The girl stopped chemotherapy at the nutritionist direction that had a 90 percent chance of success, according to real doctors.


  13. All Aboard: Pricing study 'not based on facts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida officials on Monday took aim at an economic study paid for by a local group fighting the company's plan to return passenger rail service to the Florida East Coast Railway tracks, saying the 15-page analysis "relies solely on assumptions and speculation." In a one-sentence statement sent to The Palm Beach Post, Lynn Martenstein, All Aboard Florida's Vice President of Corporate Communications, said the study is not "based on facts of figures" released by the company.


  14. TCoast governments, private groups line up against All Aboard FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Last week, two Treasure Coast governments pledged cash to fight All Aboard Florida, and a private group revealed new plans. At Tuesday meetings in Martin and Indian River counties, commissioners said they'll spend a total of $4.2 million to battle the Miami-to-Orlando high speed passenger rail service.


  15. All Aboard to lose $110.7 million a year, anti-rail group's study...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida would have to charge $273 for a one-way train ticket between Miami and Orlando to make its large debt payments, according to a economic study commissioned by a citizens group fighting the express passenger rail project. The 15-page analysis by John N. Friedman, an associate professor at Brown University, found that for All Aboard Florida to break even, the private rail company's fare would be roughly $145 more than the average cost of a one-way plane ticket between Miami and Orlando.


  16. Rand Paul's Florida foray wins applause on Bush, Rubio turfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul , sounding every bit like a presidential candidate, wrapped up two days of Florida campaigning on Saturday by urging Republicans to "boldly go where we have not gone before" and reach out to young people, minorities and poor and working-class voters. It's similar to the message former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio have been delivering in their presidential explorations.


  17. Fau Focus thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida Atlantic announced Wednesday it has entered into an agreement with the University of Central Florida to play a home-and-home football series in 2018 and '19. The Owls will visit the Knights on Sat., Sept.


  18. Million-dollar mansion sales reach milestone in Palm Beach CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Nearly 1,100 properties worth $1 million or more were sold throughout the year, a 16 percent increase from the previous year and up 54 percent from 2012. And luxury property owners didn't have to wait as long to offload their mansions.


  19. Almost 1,400 same-sex licenses in Florida's top 28 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Almost 1,400 gay and lesbian couples were issued marriage licenses in 28 of Florida's most-populous counties in the two days since a ban on same-sex marriage was lifted, according to a survey of clerks' of court by The Associated Press. The clerks had issued 1,377 licenses to same-sex couples as of Tuesday evening, the latest figures available, in counties making up more than 85 percent of Florida's population of 19.5 million residents.


  20. Two downtown WPB rail crossings set to close todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida will permanently close two key rail crossings between CityPlace and Clematis Street today as part of its plan to build a $29 million train station in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach. The closures mark another milestone for the express passenger rail service, which plans to run 32 passenger trains a day between Miami and Orlando, with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.


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