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  • Boca Raton to consider banning e-cig use in public places

    Boca Raton to consider banning e-cig use in public places
    Banning the use of e-cigarettes at all the public places where tobacco smoking has been prohibited is on the Boca Raton City Council's agenda on Tuesday. Councilwoman Constance Scott has asked for a city ordinance banning the e-cigarettes from public...
  • Philanthropists honored

    Ron Gallatin held his OPAL Award above his head, a show of enthusiasm that captured the mood of the 17th annual event honoring community leaders. Marilyn Simon Weinberg and husband Jay Weinberg received the philanthropic leadership award. The medicine...
  • Hurricane Grill & Wings throws fundraiser for student

    Hurricane Grill & Wings throws fundraiser for student
    Out of the blue, 8-year old Armaan Ali, a second-grader at Greenacres Elementary School, was diagnosed with acute liver failure and put on the high priority list for a transplant. Always a healthy child, the A student who loved to play soccer came...
  • Fair will offer genetic testing and disease information

    Fair will offer genetic testing and disease information
    Before she got pregnant, Dana Zimmerman wanted to know: Was she a carrier of Tay-Sachs disease? Zimmerman, an admissions coordinator at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, knew her father was a carrier for the genetic disorder, and her mother...
  • Women's self-defense course starts Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University in Davie

    Women's self-defense course starts Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University in Davie
    A self-defense course is being offered to Broward County women at Florida Atlantic University's Davie campus beginning Tuesday. The Rape Aggression Defense course will be held during three weekly sessions, from 6 to 10 p.m., in the Student Union...
  • Andrew Duffell, head of FAU Research Park, named to '40 under 40'

    Andrew Duffell, head of FAU Research Park, named to '40 under 40'
    Andrew Duffell, president and chief executive of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, has been named a winner in 40 Under 40 Awards, which recognizes young talent in the economic development profession. "Andrew has been very...
  • Modernizing Medicine founder Dan Cane named vice chair of FAU board

    Modernizing Medicine founder Dan Cane named vice chair of FAU board
    Modernizing Medicine founder Dan Cane has been named vice chair of Florida Atlantic University's Board of Trustees, its governing board. Anthony Barbar, past-president of the FAU Alumni Association, was re-elected as the chair, FAU said Tuesday....
  • Tri-Rail making room for bicyclists; adding special cars for bikes

    Tri-Rail making room for bicyclists; adding special cars for bikes
    Traveling on a crowded Tri-Rail train with a bike can sometimes be awkward. Griffin Harrington, of Boca Raton, remembers the time his bike's handle bars snagged a woman's purse as he maneuvered through a packed train. The woman thought her purse was...
  • Income gap growing in Florida

    Income gap growing in Florida
    The most wealthy people in Florida are making more money, while everyone else loses pay, a new study concludes. From 2009 to 2012, the top 1 percent of earners saw a 39.5 percent rise in income while the rest of the population watched their income drop...
  • Students get to experience World War II history up close

    Students get to experience World War II history up close
    More than 300 students from area schools on Friday climbed into the bellies of war birds that won World War II, smelled those engines' grease and hooked their fingers into machine-gun triggers that seven decades ago took aim at enemies. But the...
  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

    FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans. The Veterans Trust, a non-profit foundation based in Fort Lauderdale, on Friday awarded $25,000 each to Florida Atlantic University,...