Cashing in on Charity: Donations meant to help sick children, wounded veterans, abused animals instead benefit for-profit fundraisers

Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.

School in Lake Park helping kids who struggle academically, socially

A Jupiter mom is leading a school in Lake Park striving to help children who struggle academically and socially.
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  Democrats spar at debate over health care, how to beat Trump

The Democratic presidential debate opened Wednesday night with the candidates agreeing that President Donald Trump should be impeached.

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School in Lake Park helping kids who struggle academically, socially

PBSO attempting to identify man found near Lake Worth Pier

School lockdowns in Palm Beach County lifted after man with pellet gun taken into custody

Store at Jupiter Outdoor Center will be inside a shipping container

  145 coffins discovered under high school in Fla.

Historical records show nearly 270 people were buried in Ridgewood Cemetery, beginning in the 1940s. As many as 77 of them were infants and children.
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  Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss and others

President Donald Trump on Thursday honored an Oscar-winning actor, a bluegrass-country singer, a conservative think tank and others with two of the most prestigious national awards in the arts and humanities.

GM recalls 640K pickups; seat belts can cause carpet fires

West Palm Beach police arrest 9 johns in prostitution sting

Woman kidnapped, robbed after walking to Publix in Boca Raton, police say

Daughter carries on the legacy of Tom’s Place Barbecue in Boynton Beach

St. Lucie County firefighters create wheelchair ramp for elderly man

Lake Worth Middle School student arrested for making school threat, officials say

Evening snowfall at Rosemary Square in West Palm Beach for the holidays

VIDEO: Hit and run smashes cars in Lake Worth Beach

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  145 coffins discovered under high school in Fla.

Historical records show nearly 270 people were buried in Ridgewood Cemetery, beginning in the 1940s. As many as 77 of them were infants and children.

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  Last-minute audible: Kaepernick workout moves to high school

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta.

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Older Indian River County teen recovering from gunshot wound

Flashing yellow traffic signals recently installed in Boynton Beach

Delray Beach woman cites stress as cause of cancer

Vaping numbers double in Palm Beach County schools

Report ties Florida and Texas for most fatal anti-trans violence

Twenty-two lives have been taken and an epidemic is exposed.
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  Boy, 10, dies of injuries after shooting at NJ high school football game

Hours after learning the boy died, the Pleasantville High football team lost the semi-final game, which was interrupted by gunfire last week.

Palm Beach police chief defends push to change open carry law

Train crashes into vacant vehicle in Belle Glade

Man shot in Belle Glade, juvenile arrested

West Palm Beach looking to add more shade trees