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  • Trying to find win-win with student loans

    Trying to find win-win with student loans
    The purpose of this Letter to the Editor is to encourage a dialogue on how we, as a country, might help our college graduates pay their student loan debt. Is it possible to think of a win-win way to help our college graduates pay their student loan...
  • City digs into history of black burial site

    City digs into history of black burial site
    Under the shade of a large leafy banyan tree at Barton Memorial Park sits the headstone of Will Light. Peeking out from behind a tree trunk, the marker reads born 1886 and died 1946. Light's headstone is one of about 20 grave markers in the .26-acre...
  • Why's that palm on the roof? It's tradition

    Why's that palm on the roof? It's tradition
    Look! Up in the sky! It's a … tree? If you've ever seen shrubbery taking flight, hoisted by construction cranes to the top of towering, partially-finished buildings, you may have wondered what the tree is doing up there. No, it's not...
  • Electronic medical records propelling South Florida tech hub growth

    Electronic medical records propelling South Florida tech hub growth
    Imagine if you never had to fill out another patient information form at a doctor's office again. That's the promise of a new portable patient health record service developed by Boca Raton-based InfoPeHR. For $35, patients can buy a credit card-sized...
  • FAU's Ricky Santiago overcomes heart surgery to lead Owls' surging baseball team

    Most of the time, Ricky Santiago does not think about his heart when he plays baseball. He tries his best not to focus on the past — the struggles he once had breathing, the agonizing days in the hospital, the anxiousness he felt June 2, 2014....
  • FAU student tells police she was raped by several men

    FAU student tells police she was raped by several men
    A Florida Atlantic University student attending a dance-show after party said she was raped by several men, Boca Raton Police said Friday. Boca Raton Police detectives "have been interviewing the victim's friends, witnesses and partygoers, checking for...
  • To create the knowledge economy, don't reinvent wheel

    To create the knowledge economy, don't reinvent wheel
    Business and policy leaders have stressed the need to diversify Florida's economy into knowledge intensive industries like information technology, biotechnology and advanced engineering. While pursuing these directions, it's important not to lose...
  • NSU adding a traditional medical school

    NSU adding a traditional medical school
    Nova Southeastern University plans to create a new medical school, offering traditional medical degrees at its North Miami Beach campus. NSU's new College of Allopathic Medicine, or M.D. program, will complement its existing doctor of osteopathic...
  • WWII hero gets honorary doctorate at FAU

    WWII hero gets honorary doctorate at FAU
    The well-known twinkle in his eye was working overtime before Irwin Stovroff got to do something he never did before at 92. "I'm still making news," he said, jokingly, wearing academic garb before joining the procession at one of Florida Atlantic...
  • Apartment rents soar in March, but increases expected to level out

    Apartment rents soar in March, but increases expected to level out
    Apartment rents continue to rise faster across South Florida than the rest of the country, and renters can expect to keep shelling out more money when their leases expire. About the only bit of good news for cash-strapped apartment dwellers: The rent...
  • eMerge Americas tech conference ready to dazzle the world

    eMerge Americas tech conference ready to dazzle the world
    The second eMerge Americas — a mega-conference promoting South Florida as a tech hub — will grow even bigger this year, with more South Florida sizzle. The event, May 1 to May 5 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, is designed to bring...