Republicans in the state House and Senate ended a week of serious check-gathering Thursday as a crush of fund-raisers preceded a special session set to begin later this month. 165 more words
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State ethics commission staff said Thursday that no conflict exists stemming from the newly named executive director of the South Florida Water Management District and his lawyer wife, whose firm has clients with issues that go before the regulatory agency. 105 more words
Florida Democratic lawmakers who spent last week living on a budget of $85 — part of a minimum wage challenge — said Tuesday that it gave them a better understanding of the struggles many state residents go through. 217 more words
Need a ride? Call Uber, organizers of the 13th Annual Palm Beach Fine Craft Show say.
The show is teaming with Uber for its February 26-28 event at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. 300 more words
I’ll bet you didn’t know that there are “10 easy steps” to catching a Burmese python with your hands.
I learned this Thursday while taking the required online course and passing the 15-question multiple-choice quiz to become a state-sanctioned Everglades snake hunter. 261 more words
How rampant are hotel-booking scams? They’re so common that, by one estimate, 6 percent of U.S. travelers — 15 million people — are tricked each year into thinking they are booking a room directly through a hotel website but instead are making reservations through a “rogue” third-party site… 101 more words