State's deaths increase by 129, lowest in 2 weeks; deaths drop under 10K to 9,535

Florida's cases rose by 9,535 after six days more than 10,000, as deaths increased by 130, the lowest since 108 in two weeks. Total daily tests 136,824. Daily first-time positivity rates rise: Florida to 8.25%, Palm Beach County to 8.33%.

Volunteers with veterans' organization improve Delray Beach children's garden

Volunteers with Unified Dream Foundation, a veteran-owned nonprofit organization based in Royal Palm Beach, helped improve the Delray Beach Children's Garden.
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1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

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Volunteers with veterans' organization improve Delray Beach children's garden

28-acre outdoor park opens for residents to enjoy

Daily first-time positivity rates plunge: State to 6.54%, Palm Beach County to 5.88%

Komen handing out shirts today to Race For the Cure participants

Broward Co. beating, carjacking suspect arrested in Port St. Lucie

A suspect in a beating and carjacking in Broward County has been arrested in Port St. Lucie.
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2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.

Man faces federal charges for participating in Capitol riot

Fla. teen sentenced for killing mom during fight over grades

Coronavirus forces changes to spring training in Florida

19 Haitian nationals arrested near Boynton Beach

Seniors wait in sun for hours to get vaccine in West Delray

Frustration grows as Publix COVID-19 vaccine appointments fill

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83

Hank Aaron found life after baseball in West Palm Beach

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Nurse battling COVID-19 may have contracted virus between vaccine doses

In between doses, experts say the Pfizer vaccine is 50% effective. It takes at least two weeks after the second dose to receive the full benefit of 95% protection.

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Diaz to assume defensive play-calling duties

Brady leads Buccaneers past Washington

Tom Brady threw for 381 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers past Washington 31-23 in their NFC wild-card game.

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Port St. Lucie police introduce newest K9 team

Florida leads nation in COVID-19 variant cases

State's residents' deaths rise by 272, just 4 from record; cases up 13,719

7 rescued by Coast Guard after boat collision off Fort Pierce

Home health workers not included in 1st wave of vaccines

Some workers who provide care for patients who live at home are not eligible under the state's current plan.
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  Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Ora Media, a company in which King was a cofounder, reported his death on his Twitter page Saturday morning.

Gov. Ron DeSantis hopes Florida will receive more COVID-19 vaccine shipments

Trump administration gives Medicaid gift to Florida

Florida's unemployment rate down slightly in December to 6.1%

Group proposes animal sheltering for St. Lucie County