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When Facebook Delivers My News

Last week, I experienced for perhaps the first time the stumbling upon news purely through social media. An NAACP office in Colorado Springs was bombed, incidentally on the same day as the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris. 341 more words


West Palm Beach OKs state bill on baseball complex

City commissioners Monday voted to ask the Legislature to pass a bill that would allow an easement at the proposed major league baseball spring training stadium — even as some residents claimed it would endanger the Grassy Waters Preserve. 198 more words


Louisianan for Fla. insurance chief? Car premiums rose there to No. 2 in U.S., advocate says

Gov. Rick Scott’s office confirmed Monday it reached out to Louisiana Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Advocacy Ron Henderson as a possible replacement for Florida’s insurance commissioner. 194 more words


BREAKING: Scott's office contacted possible insurance chief replacement before Cabinet uproar

Gov. Rick Scott’s office confirmed Monday it reached out to a Louisiana official as a possible replacement for Florida’s insurance commissioner before agreeing with other Cabinet officials to talk about a transparent process to consider a successor. 505 more words


Supremes watch: Sotomayor coming to Forum Club next week

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will speak at a joint Forum Club of the Palm Beaches – Palm Beach County Bar Association lunch next Monday… 84 more words

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FPL plans to build three more solar plants and possibly a gas plant

Florida Power & Light Co. said today it plans to build three new solar photovoltaic plants before the end of 2016, and one potential new natural gas-fired plant by 2019. 492 more words


Gasoline prices expected to start climbing up in February

Gas prices are still creeping downward, but don’t expect that trend to last much longer, GasBuddy.com said today.

Next month they’ll be heading up again. 209 more words