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 2021-05-17 20:23 

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Secret Subsidies: Payments to farms allowed to stretch far beyond rural America, sowing concern about who gets what...

The federal government gives out subsidies to help farms during times of need, but much of the information about these taxpayer-funded payments is kept secret....

 2021-05-17 19:41 

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Publix brings back free cookies for children...

More than a year after the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halted a Publix tradition, the Florida-based supermarket has resumed giving out free cookies to children....

 2021-05-17 19:19 

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State's cases rise by 1,976, lowest in month; deaths' increase 58 vs. 19 day before...

Florida's coronavirus cases rose by 1,976, the fewest since 1,613 on April 12, as deaths increased by 58 after 19. Total daily tests: 53,329. Daily positivity rates remain below target 5%: Florida up to 4.42%, Palm Beach County down to 4.04%....

 2021-05-17 18:46 

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CDC mask guidance causes confusion...

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky defended the changes despite the confusion, calling them a critical first step in reopening the country....

 2021-05-17 18:41 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Red Cross events to prepare public for hurricane season...

Hurricane season starts June 1, and the Red Cross wants you to be prepared....

 2021-05-17 18:21 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Algae issues worsen on some Palm Beach County waterways...

Water quality issues on some of the waterways of Palm Beach County don't appear to be improving....

 2021-05-17 18:02 

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Kansas lawmaker faces 3 battery charges over school incident...

A Kansas House member was charged Monday with three counts of misdemeanor battery, accused of having made "rude, insulting or angry" contact with two teenage students in a classroom while working as a substitute teacher....

 2021-05-17 17:34 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

2 children found dead in Nebraska home; father arrested in California...

Friends of the family entered the home and found the children dead inside....

 2021-05-17 17:26 

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Jan. 6 riot suspect on house arrest after mountain lion kill...

Prosecutors say he killed the mountain lion in March even though he was ordered not to have any illegal guns while the charges against him related to the Jan. 6 riot are pending....

 2021-05-17 17:13 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Fire crew rescues dog found in deep hole...

Ty McIntyre found the pup while checking a property in metro Atlanta, according to a Facebook post from Cobb County Animal Services....

 2021-05-17 16:47 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Biden to boost world vaccine sharing commitment to 80M doses...

It comes on top of the Biden's administration's prior commitment to share about 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine by the end of June....

 2021-05-17 16:44 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Suit: Georgia election law threatens voting, speech rights...

The lawsuit against the secretary of state and the members of the State Election Board was filed in federal court in Atlanta by county election board members, individual voters, election volunteers, nonprofit organizations and a journalist....

 2021-05-17 16:16 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

2 dead after triple shooting in Belle Glade...

Two people were killed and another injured after a triple shooting Sunday night in Belle Glade, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-05-17 16:06 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Surge of New Yorkers relocating to Florida, new numbers show...

A recent report in The New York Post claims Florida might as well be known as the sixth borough of New York City....

 2021-05-17 15:59 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Anti-Olympics protest in Tokyo as COVID-19 outbreak worsens in Japan...

With the number of hospitalized patients close to record-high levels, along with a slow vaccine rollout, more people in Japan are feeling uneasy about the prospect of carrying out the world's biggest sports event in just 10 weeks....

 2021-05-17 15:56 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

South Beach Wine & Food Festival travels to Delray Beach...

The Delray Beach Market is reaching new heights in its ongoing quest to help the restaurant industry bounce back....

 2021-05-17 15:41 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Belle Glade native Benjamin signs with Giants...

Former Florida State star and Belle Glade native Kelvin Benjamin is attempting to make his NFL comeback....

 2021-05-17 15:41 

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Palm Beach County hosting pop-up vaccination site in Lantana...

Now that children ages 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Palm Beach County health leaders are trying to make the process as easy as possible....

 2021-05-17 15:31 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Veterinarian due in court after DUI arrest, botched surgery...

A Port St. Lucie veterinarian who was arrested on DUI charges in February after two hit-and-run crashes and also botching a dog's surgery is scheduled to be in court Monday....

 2021-05-17 15:02 

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Fla. lawmaker key to Gaetz probe enters guilty plea as part of cooperation deal...

A Florida lawmaker seen as a key figure in a federal probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz enters guilty plea as part of a cooperation deal....

 2021-05-17 15:01 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Glimmer of hope seen in India, but virus crisis not over yet...

In the last week, the number of new cases plunged by nearly 70% in India's financial capital....

 2021-05-17 14:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

State's deaths rise by 19, lowest in month; cases' increase 2,432...

Florida's coronavirus cases rose by 2,432, least for non-Monday since 2,251 Oct. 6, and deaths increased by 19, the least since 7 on April 11. Also, the state's daily first-time positivity rate dropped to 4.36 and Palm Beach County rose to 4.07%....

 2021-05-17 14:30 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Yes, broadcaster Marv Albert retiring after NBA East finals...

Marv Albert began his Hall of Fame career in 1963 in radio, becoming the voice of the New York Rangers in 1965 and the Knicks two years later. He began doing Knicks games on TV for MSG Network in 1986. Albert also called eight Super Bowls and eight Stanle...

 2021-05-17 14:29 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Target ends face mask requirements for fully vaccinated staff, customers...

People who are two weeks removed from getting their second Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or the single shot Johnson & Johnson, are considered fully vaccinated, the CDC stated....

 2021-05-17 13:57 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Supreme Court to weigh rollback of abortion rights...

The court first announced a woman's constitutional right to an abortion in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and reaffirmed it 19 years later....

 2021-05-17 13:10 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

88% of children covered by monthly payments starting in July...

The payments are part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which expanded the child tax credit for one year and made it possible to pre-pay the benefits on a monthly basis....

 2021-05-17 13:07 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

SC gov. signs bill forcing death row inmates to choose between firing squad, electric chair...

South Carolina had been one of the most prolific states of its size in putting inmates to death. But a lack of lethal injection drugs brought executions to a halt....

 2021-05-17 13:02 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Deadline to file federal income taxes is Monday...

Tax Day is May 17 this year because of the pandemic....

 2021-05-17 12:10 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Blinken hasn't seen any evidence on AP Gaza building strike...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he has not seen any Israeli evidence of Hamas operating in Gaza office building hit by airstrike over the weekend. Blinken says he has asked Israel for justification for the strike....

 2021-05-17 11:49 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

AT&T to combine media operations with Discovery in $43 billion deal...

Faced with cord-cutting and incursions by streaming services, major broadcast media companies have retrenched and sought strength through mergers....

 2021-05-17 11:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

How much longer will construction last on I-95 in Palm Beach County?...

Construction has been taking place on Interstate 95 in southern Palm Beach County for quite some time, and it's not going away anytime soon....

 2021-05-17 11:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Bathtub Beach reopens in Martin County...

After months of being closed to the public, the popular Bathtub Beach in Martin County is now back open....

 2021-05-17 11:23 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Officer charged in death of Daunte Wright to appear in court...

A former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright is scheduled to appear in court via videoconference Monday....

 2021-05-17 11:11 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Get ready for 10 more years of construction I-95 construction in Palm Beach County...

Construction has been taking place on Interstate 95 in southern Palm Beach County for quite some time, and it's not going away anytime soon....

 2021-05-17 10:48 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Durst trial to resume after long delay; will jury be ready?...

The length of the stoppage is unprecedented and it's the highest-profile U.S. case postponed because of the pandemic, Durst's lawyers say. They have repeatedly — and unsuccessfully — sought a mistrial because they argued the delay harm...

 2021-05-17 10:15 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

AP's top editor calls for probe into Israeli airstrike that destroyed its Gaza office...

Sally Buzbee, AP's executive editor, said Sunday that the Israeli government has yet to provide clear evidence supporting its attack, which leveled the 12-story al-Jalaa tower....

 2021-05-17 10:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Officers rescue man in wheelchair from neck-deep water after fall into canal...

The man was checked out and treated by paramedics. The officers who rescued him are hoping to reunite with him soon to find out how he's holding up....

 2021-05-17 09:41 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Disney CEO says attendance caps at parks being raised...

Disney's top executive says the CDC's decision to ease up mask-wearing requirements for fully vaccinated people is "very big news for us."...

 2021-05-17 09:31 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Florida lawmakers reconvene for special session on gambling...

The expansion of gambling and legalize sports betting is opposed by some business groups and conservatives who object on moral grounds....

 2021-05-17 09:10 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Israel says Gaza tunnels destroyed in heavy airstrikes...

Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes across Gaza, and militants have launched more than 3,100 rockets into Israel since the fighting began....

 2021-05-17 07:15 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Man hospitalized with flesh-eating bacteria after golf cart crash on beach...

The man and his wife, a medical professional, went to multiple hospitals before he received treatment for the potentially life-threatening infection....

 2021-05-17 04:56 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Andrea Meza of Mexico crowned 69th Miss Universe...

The Miss Universe Organization spent months planning a safe competition. Last year's ceremony was canceled due to the pandemic....

 2021-05-17 03:48 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Girl shot in head while playing at birthday party in Minneapolis...

Police say the suspect fled the scene but promise "no stone will be left unturned" in the investigation....

 2021-05-17 03:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Point scores 2 late to life Lightning over Panthers...

Brayden Point scored two late goals, including the game-winner with 1:14 left in the third period, to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Florida Panthers 5-4 to take Game 1 of their playoff series....

 2021-05-17 01:23 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Report: Microsoft investigated Gates before he left board...

When he left Microsoft's board last year, Gates said he was stepping down to focus on philanthropy....

 2021-05-16 23:21 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Former Heat star Chris Bosh selected to 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame...

Former Miami Heat star Chris Bosh, whose career was cut short by blood-clot issues that forced him to retire, is among the 16 inductees into the 2021 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame....

 2021-05-16 22:47 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Trump critic Cheney cautions Jan. 6 riot could happen again...

Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney is criticizing GOP colleagues for downplaying the Jan. 6 riot and condoning former President Donald Trump's lies that the 2020 election was stolen....

 2021-05-16 22:46 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Mobile vaccination site targets underserved communities...

Efforts continue to try and close the vaccine equity gap by opening up a clinic for the underserved community....

 2021-05-16 21:46 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

State's deaths rise by 19, lowest in month; cases' increase 2,432...

Florida's coronavirus cases rose by 2,432, least for non-Monday since 2,251 Oct. 6, and deaths increased by 19, the least since 7 on April 11. Also, the state's daily first-time positivity rate dropped to 4.36 and Palm Beach County rose to 4.07%....

 2021-05-16 19:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

State's deaths rise by 19, lowest in month; cases' increase 2,432...

Florida's coronavirus cases rose by 2,432, least for non-Monday since 2,251 Oct. 6, and deaths increased by 19, the least since 7 on April 11. Also, the state's daily first-time positivity rate dropped to 4.36 and Palm Beach County rose to 4.07%....

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