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

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 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.


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

    Monday Jan 5 | 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.


  3. Same-sex marriage opponents sue to halt unions as deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Palm Beach Post

    An organization headed by the man who spearheaded Florida's 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage filed two lawsuits Wednesday to halt any such unions from being granted soon by Central Florida officials. John Stemberger, president of the Florida Family Action, said his organization has sued officials in Orange and Osceola counties, who have said they planned to approve same-sex marriages beginning Jan. 6. A federal judge overturned the state's constitutional ban in August, but put that action on hold until Jan. 5 while appeals were underway.


  4. How All Aboard Florida will affect property valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Martin County Property Appraiser Laurel Kelly is seeking $60,000 to conduct a study on how All Aboard Florida's express passenger train project will affect home values near the tracks and on the water. Kelly is hoping to partner with Florida Atlantic University's Center for Urban Environmental Solutions on the study, which she said will look at values before All Aboard Florida was announced, after the announcement and after trains start running.


  5. Report: Orange Co. teacher pay won't be tied to Florida's latest testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Orange County teachers have inked a deal with their school district to hold teachers harmless on the first round of Florida's new standardized tests, reports the Orlando Sentinel's Leslie Postal. The move essentially skirts the goal of Florida's 2011 merit pay law, which said teacher quality should be judged in part by student academic growth, as measured by tests.


  6. Funky Buddha Brewery will begin bottling beer in December - including...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Funky Buddha Brewery, the Boca Raton-founded company known for its wildly flavored beers, will begin bottling and distributing its brews, such as the Floridian Hefeweisen, on Dec. 10. Photo: Courtesy of Funky Buddha Relax, the Boca Raton and Oakland Park-based brewery is still wild about unexpected beer flavors - only now those concoctions will be available at a retailer near you. The brewery will begin bottling and distributing its beer all over South Florida beginning Dec. 10. It will start by selling 12-ounce six packs of its flagship beers, Floridian Hefeweizen and Hop Gun India Pale Ale, and will add special four-packs and limited-releases in the months to come.


  7. New Senate chief just looks down I-4 to pick rules bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Incoming Senate President Andy Gardiner, an Orlando Republican, looked Monday just down the road on Interstate 4 in naming Altamonte Springs Republican Sen. David Simmons to the pivotal post of rules chairman. "David is a loyal adviser, a trusted confidante and good friend," said President-Designate Gardiner.


  8. 4 things you should pay attention to at tonight's Royal Palm council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    It's Village Council meeting time. And, by now, I hope you know you can count on me to give you the lowdown on what's on tap for these meetings and what they mean for you, village residents.


  9. Jupiter: More study needed for All Aboard Florida crossing agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    More study is required before the town can move forward with a crossing agreement with All Aboard Florida, the town council decided Tuesday night. The crossing agreement calls for All Aboard Florida to pay for the infrastructure costs associated with the passenger rail project.


  10. Big-rig with 44,000 pounds of beer hijacked en route to South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    A truck driver broke down in tears on Tuesday while telling Channel 9 about the thieves who drove off with his semi full of beer from an Orange County truck stop. The victim's truck and at least one other were swiped Monday from a truck stop on South Orange Blossom Trail.


  11. Wyndham Grand Jupiter hotel opening in Harbourside delayed until Oct. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Opening of the 179-room Wyndham Grand Jupiter in Harbourside Place has been hotel has been delayed from the planned Oct. 15 first day until Oct. 20. "We just wanted to take a little more time preparing and start on the first day of the week," said General Manager Matt Boris, 39, who was formerly hotel manager of the 400-room Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando. Bravo! Cucina Italiana is scheduled to be the first restaurant to open in Harbourside when doors open 4 p.m. 0n Saturday in the $150 million entertainment center on the northwest corner of Indiantown Road and U.S. 1. Bill DiPaolo is a native of Boston.


  12. All Aboard Florida opponents plan to meet in Jupiter on Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Opponents to All Aboard Florida plan a 10:30 a.m. press conference Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Russo Building at the Jupiter Medical Center on Military Trail. Citizens Against Rail Expansion and first responders plan to discuss the impact the high-speed train planned for between Orlando and Miami will have on public safety in the South Florida and Treasure Coast regions.


  13. West Palm Beach's Clematis Street might win another honorRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    The street, the main artery of downtown West Palm Beach's downtown entertainment district, is one of five finalists in the 2014 "Great Places in Florida" competition. People's Choice Online Voting is open through Oct. 22. The other finalists: downtown Mount Dora and downtown Winter Park, both near Orlando; downtown Venice, near Sarasota; and Riverside Arts Market in Jacksonville.


  14. Mother fights for funding for daughter's rare diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Stephanie Bozarth would do anything for her 8-year-old daughter Annabelle. Now, that means fighting for money in Washington.


  15. All Aboard Florida trains to be built by SiemensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida's passenger train service from Miami to Orlando will use locomotives and passenger coaches built by Siemens, which has a manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif. What kind of trains All Aboard Florida would use has been a long-asked question, and with construction starting on the rail line between Miami to West Palm Beach, today's announcement is timely.


  16. Mom wants new protections for peanut allergy fliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Her efforts now include petitioning the federal government to issue guidelines to airlines that she says would better protect those with peanut allergies.


  17. All Aboard Florida to speak at Boynton Beach meeting in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida officials will attend a Boynton Beach City Commission meeting in September to answer questions about the project.


  18. Anti-rail group challenges denial of public subsidies to All Aboard FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    The newly-formed Citizens Against Rail Expansion is challenging the stance taken by All Aboard Florida and Gov. Rick Scott that no public money is involved in creating the express passenger rail, questioning municipal costs for crossings and millions given to the Orlando International Airport.


  19. All Aboard Florida releases statements from supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Support for express passenger rail was thick yesterday at All Aboard Florida's unveiling of its new Fort Lauderdale station, but with opposition continuing to the north, the company distributed a page of statements from officials in favor of the plan.


  20. Top three items at tonight's 7 p.m. Jupiter town council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida East Coast Industries has proposed the express rail service, which would also stop in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, to compete with highway and airline travel.


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