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  • The Clue in the Crumbling Album: Historian uncovers stories behind 100-year-old photographs

    The Clue in the Crumbling Album: Historian uncovers stories behind 100-year-old photographs
    The old photo album showed up at Janet DeVries' doorstep tattered and falling apart, both of its covers missing. But in its pages were priceless pictures of a South Florida lost to time — a place of pristine shores and beaches empty of anything...
  • Ranking the players: Route to success guides receivers in 2014

    Speed, strength and agility are some of Sam Bruce's strongest attributes. Being a man of mystery is not. The St. Thomas Aquinas junior receiver, a day after committing to the University of Miami, walked around the weight room with his half-orange, half-...
  • Palm, Broward lead state in retail spending

    It's no secret that consumers in Palm Beach and Broward counties like to shop, but a new report shows the two areas lead the state in retail spending. "There's momentum in the economy," said J. Antonio Villamil, whose firm The Washington Economics...
  • Uber ride-share launch stirs controversy

    UberX, the controversial ride-share service, has launched in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The company previously launched in Miami where officials ticketed drivers and impounded vehicles associated with the app. Miami-Dade County requires that...
  • National Night Out events scheduled

    Police departments in Palm Beach County are split on whether it's worth it to host a National Night Out event Tuesday. The nationwide events — Tuesday will mark their 31st year — are a chance for neighbors to get to know each other, as well...
  • Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time

    Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time
    People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time. To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...
  • 'Sober coaches' an option for aiding in recovery

    'Sober coaches' an option for aiding in recovery
    Once considered a high-priced option only Hollywood celebrities could afford, so-called "sober coaches" are going mainstream. In South Florida's booming recovery community, they can be available by phone or in person 24 hours a day, helping people...
  • Should politicians be moral role models?

    David Mech is a former porn star/producer running for the school board in Palm Beach County. Should that history alone disqualify Mech? Not only does Mech maintain that it's not a deal-breaker, he argues that even if he were to resume his old profession,...
  • September birthday? Here's a gift for car owners

    If your birthday falls in the first week of September, happy birthday, and don't renew your car's registration yet. A new law that goes into effect Sept. 1 will reduce rates on renewals, but there's a catch — if you renew before Sept. 1 —...
  • Weekend: Hot with scattered storms

    Weekend: Hot with scattered storms
    It should be a steamy hot weekend with "feels-like" temps reaching 100 degrees or more. There also is a good chance of storms, mainly in the afternoons, today through Sunday. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for a mix of sun and clouds with highs...
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...