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  • Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies

    Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies
    Major hotel chains, credit card companies — even the federal government — are using a Boca Raton company to analyze Tweets and other online content. LinguaSys offers software that can translate and interpret online content in 17 languages:...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates

    FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates
    Florida Atlantic University is trying to serve a new type of freshman student — one who will actually graduate. The university is facing scrutiny and potential financial losses over its dismal graduation and retention rates. Just 20 percent of...
  • Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career

    Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career
    Who: William Miller, dean of libraries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, is being honored with the 2014 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, given by the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Division, for his accomplishments in the...
  • FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant

    FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant
    Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come. The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
  • Weekend preview: Beer, peeps and chicken wings!

    Weekend preview: Beer, peeps and chicken wings!
    At last year’s New River Raft Race, the entry from students at the AIAS FAU School of Architecture won the fastest-raft category in a romp. But the one guy hoping for a closer race this weekend is their own admiral, Anthony Abbate, associate provost...
  • Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee

    Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee
    Where's the beef? Find it on menus for Father's Day. Lots of restaurants are offering freebies and dining deals for dads on June 15. Here are my favorite offers: Texas de Brazil: Make a reservation for dad to dine at the Brazilian steakhouse on...
  • Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store

    Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store
    “Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...
  • Behind the scenes with a beauty queen

    Behind the scenes with a beauty queen
    As a young girl, Brittany Oldehoff grew up watching beauty pageants with her mom. Today, as the reigning Miss Florida USA, she is just a week away from one of the biggest moments of her life: the Miss USA Pageant. Oldehoff, 25, of Oakland Park, is one...
  • Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game

    Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game
    A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust. Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
  • Ex-cop sentenced to two life terms for kidnap and murder of escort

    Ex-cop sentenced to two life terms for kidnap and murder of escort
    He wore a badge and served as a law enforcement officer for 20 years in South Florida. But now Jimmy Dac Ho was wearing handcuffs and leg shackles Friday and facing Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley as a convicted murderer and kidnapper....