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  • Resettlement of border kids in Florida sparks compassion, fear

    Resettlement of border kids in Florida sparks compassion, fear
    — More than 3,000 children detained after illegally crossing the border into the Southwestern United States have quietly resettled in Florida this year, and the prospect of more arrivals has sparked a mixture of compassion and fear. Their...
  • Orlando time-share VP on buying spree

    Orlando time-share VP on buying spree
    The buying spree has continued for Jim Gissy, longtime right-hand man for time-share magnate David Siegel. The vice president of sales and marketing at Westgate Resorts recently purchased the Golden Eagle Village shopping center at 2430 U.S. Highway...
  • Judge lets dad in shaken baby case watch new daughter's birth

    Judge lets dad in shaken baby case watch new daughter's birth
    As Yasika and Santos Adames prepared last week for the arrival of their new baby daughter, they faced an unusual problem for expectant parents. Santos Adames is under a court order to stay clear of his own children. Adames, 30, is charged in the...
  • Health officials offer free back-to-school vaccines

    With the first day of school quickly approaching, the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County is offering free vaccines to school-aged children at all of its health centers. Officials will also be traveling to the following locations from Aug....
  • Shameful record on helping students with special needs

    Florida schools are failing students with special needs. At far too many public schools and private charter schools, support for children with physical, mental and emotional challenges remains inadequate or nonexistent. It's been this way for years....
  • Palm Beach schools cut roofs, renovations from budget

    Palm Beach schools cut roofs, renovations from budget
    Palm Beach County schools won't be getting a lot of new things in the new school year. Six aging schools won't get new roofs. Schools won't get much new technology. And Delray Beach won't get a long-anticipated middle school of the arts. The projects...
  • Weeds or wildflowers?

    Weeds or wildflowers?
    Give a weed an inch and it'll take a yard. In one corner of the yard, forlorn-looking daisies bloom. Over near a sprinkler, a plant with tiny purple and white flowers spread. Are they weeds or wildflowers? "They are neither. They are wonders,"...
  • Trader Joe's sets opening dates for three Palm Beach County stores

    Trader Joe's sets opening dates for three Palm Beach County stores
    Get ready, South Florida. Here come back-to-back-to-back Trader Joe’s openings. The wildly popular grocer announced dates Thursday to unveil three stores in Palm Beach County: -- Delray Beach, Sept. 5, 1851 S. Federal Highway -- Palm Beach...
  • Construction hiring up in Broward and Palm Beach counties

    With housing projects taking off, Palm Beach County added 2,700 construction jobs in June, 10 percent more than the sme month last year, the Associated General Contractors reported this week. Broward County added 4,200 construction jobs in June, a 13...
  • Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

     Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
    First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.   He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
  • Florida Democrats update their brand, jettison Jefferson and Jackson

    Florida Democrats update their brand, jettison Jefferson and Jackson
    Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson are now history as far as the Florida Democratic Party is concerned. When 1,000-plus Democrats from around the state gather in Hollywood this weekend for the party’s big annual fundraising event, they’ll...