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  • Guess that quote: Who does Atwater think is one of Senate's "brightest minds"?

     
    Came across this old quote that seems awfully interesting in the heat of this election. At the time, it was just one senator praising another: "He's got not only one of the brightest minds, but also a genuine focus on......
  • Day 4 early voting lines still long in Palm Beach County

     
    With umbrellas, coffee cups and folding chairs in hand, many early voters at Palm Beach County???s election headquarters office west of West Palm Beach came prepared Thursday for a several-hour wait despite a threat of light rain. Few voters......
  • Aronberg, a Democrat, tapped for committee chairmanship

     
    There hasn???t been much love lost in the last year between Senate President Jeff Atwater and Sen. Dave Aronberg, both Palm Beach County senators. Atwater, R-Palm Beach Gardens, scored a high-profile legislative victory last spring when his anti-gangs...
  • Term limits? Who needs 'em

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE -- Will Florida voters re-visit term limits for state legislators? That's what Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton, is pitching. The chairman of the Senate Community Affairs Committee amended language...
  • Advocates: Immigration enforcement pushing families onto welfare

    Advocates: Immigration enforcement pushing families onto welfare
    With her two children to feed and her husband recently deported to Haiti, Jocelyne Jules says she had no choice but to sign up for food stamps. Jules, a U.S. citizen, had been a stay-at-home mom with her two sons, ages 2 and 4. She said her husband, Jean...
  • Turnpike murders: Two sentenced to death

    Drug runners Daniel Troya and Ricardo Sanchez Jr. each received two death sentences followed by four consecutive life sentences Wednesday for slaughtering a Greenacres family -- which included a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old -- alongside the turnpike in...
  • Weapons seized in Palm Beach County schools over the past four years

    Three guns were seized on Broward County school campuses over the past week, one used in a homicide, another confiscated from an 8-year-old. Tuesday, three elementary school pupils were caught with BB guns, two at Miramar Elementary School alone....
  • Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Wellington and Lake Worth

    Halloween Out & About It's the Halloween Hullabaloo Oct. 3. You know what to do! This party will be the best. More fun than all the rest! See you there, if you dare! 4 p.m. West Boynton Branch Library, 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach. 561-734-5556. Be...
  • MRSA case confirmed at Boca school; principal writes note to parents

    A case of MRSA, a bacterial skin infection, was confirmed this week at Don Estridge High Tach Middle School in Boca Raton. MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, was seen in the past mostly in health care settings, but more recently has...
  • Writing a Torah requires precision, great patience

    Menachem Mendel Korf, 8, was an integral part of the creation of a holy, sacred document. He wrote the Hebrew letter mem in the word "vayomer," Hebrew for "and he said," in the third line of a new Torah scroll, the Jewish holy book. "If you have one...
  • Broward ophthalmologist arrested on corruption charges was a Tallahassee power broker

    Florida politicians of all stripes have long known that a well-worn path to campaign riches went through a connected Hollywood ophthalmologist: Alan Mendelsohn. Always attired in expensive suits, Mendelsohn plied politicians with campaign cash and then...