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NEW: ‘Cash Me Outside’ teen to be in Palm Beach County court tomorrow

The former Boynton Beach resident and viral internet star Danielle Bregoli will be back in Palm Beach County on Wednesday morning for a court appearance. Bregoli, who gained notoriety during a “Dr. Phil” interview where she taunted audience members with the now famous phrase, “Cash Me Outside,” will appear in court at 8:30 Wednesday at the South County Courthouse...


NEW: Club employee charged in death of FSU star Travis Rudolph’s father

NEW: Club employee charged in death of FSU star Travis Rudolph’s father

A business partner in a suburban West Palm Beach strip club where a handyman was fatally shot Friday night has been charged with manslaughter. Palm Beach County sheriff’s detectives Tuesday afternoon charged Paul Senat, 36, of Lantana in the death of Darryl Rudolph. He was booked into the county jail on Tuesday afternoon and might appear before a judge on the charges Wednesday. The arrest came...
State Dept. regrets ‘misperception,’ nixes post on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

State Dept. regrets ‘misperception,’ nixes post on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach.(Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post) PALM BEACH — A State Department-run website has removed a post touting Mar-a-Lago as the “winter White House” after critics accused the government of giving free advertising to President Donald Trump‘s private club.
Which famous female rock band greeted fans at a Singer Island hotel?

Which famous female rock band greeted fans at a Singer Island hotel?

Editor’s Note: In 2001, the Go-Go’s rocked Singer Island. They didn’t play any of their hits but their fans lined up for a charity meet-and-greet. The Post’s Staci Sturrock covered the event, where the band proved they still had the beat. In 1982, Lisa Brown, her sister and two friends got dolled up in their finest Valley Girl garb to see the Go-Go’s play the West Palm...
From racial slurs to Hooters girl, Artiles’ downfall made for Florida

From racial slurs to Hooters girl, Artiles’ downfall made for Florida

We said goodbye to Florida Sen. Frank Artiles too soon. On Friday, the Miami lawmaker stepped down for “personal reflection” at a time when we still needed him to step up and keep explaining why he referred to six white Republican colleagues he didn’t like as n——-s. We were just getting started here. It’s not every day you have a white lawmaker tell two...
New ‘fast-fine’ pizza restaurant heads to downtown West Palm 

New ‘fast-fine’ pizza restaurant heads to downtown West Palm 

West Palm pizza lovers, you are a lucky bunch. Your options continue to expand. The latest concept to claim a spot on the downtown pizza landscape is the national MidiCi chain (tagline “The Neapolitan Pizza Company”), which plans to open a Clematis Street location within months.  As the company’s other locations, the West Palm Beach restaurant promises to serve affordably...
Delray officials plan orchid giveaway for those who shop downtown

Delray officials plan orchid giveaway for those who shop downtown

In celebration of Mother’s Day, the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority is planning to give away Phalaenopsis orchid plants to those who spend $200 shopping at downtown fashion boutiques, specialty stores, gift shops, art galleries, spas, salons and fitness studios.  The promotion is available to who spend $200 between May 1 and May 13. Shoppers who save their receipts can pick-up...
Burt Reynolds: I voted for Trump but worry about his ‘ego’

Burt Reynolds: I voted for Trump but worry about his ‘ego’

Never count the Bandit out. RELATED: OUR BURT REYNOLDS PHOTOS THROUGH THE YEARS Burt Reynolds may be 81 and physically ailing because of numerous injuries over the years, but he still knows how to draw the spotlight. RELATED: WHAT DID BURT REYNOLDS SAY GOV. SCOTT WAS ‘DUMBER THAN’? Last weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival, the longtime Jupiter and Hobe Sound resident was posing for pictures...
NEW: Boy, 13, dies after dirt bike crash in Wellington Sunday

NEW: Boy, 13, dies after dirt bike crash in Wellington Sunday

Jonathan Gonzalez loved being outside. Like many 13-year-olds, the Wellington resident loved football, basketball, fishing and just being with friends. On Sunday he told his mother, Maria, he was going outside for a bit. Like she told him every time he’d go out to play, she said “Be careful.” Gonzalez recounted how her son, who died in a dirt bike crash, was adored by everyone around...
Alex Jones claims 150 sexual partners by the time he was 16

Alex Jones claims 150 sexual partners by the time he was 16

In a recent hourlong report, radio show host, filmmaker, writer and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said he was “already a man” by the time he was 16 years old. >> Read more trending news A video released by Jones Friday speaks more to his experiences during his teenage years than the topics in the title: “Alex Jones Responds to Sandy Hook Vampire.” Jones&rsquo...
Kenny Chatman allies sentenced to prison

Kenny Chatman allies sentenced to prison

Kenny Chatman walks to his Reflections Treatment Center in Margate in December 2015. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post) More co-defendants of recovery industry pariah Kenny Chatman were sentenced to federal prison on Monday, but Chatman’s lawyer said he’ll need another month to figure out how to defend his client in sentencing.
Cardinal Newman star athlete wears Black Lives Matter prom dress

Cardinal Newman star athlete wears Black Lives Matter prom dress

When Milan Bolden-Morris walked into Pahokee High School’s prom, she knew her dress would get attention. Not for the sparkles or the cut like others that night, but for the faces of Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice and others displayed across her dress. Faces of those whose deaths sparked the Black Lives Matter movement. As the 17-year-old smiled for the cameras, she said she knew the dress was bigger...
Retired Delray officer honored with Bronze Star 45 years after war

Retired Delray officer honored with Bronze Star 45 years after war

Just about everyone in the crowd at Delray Beach’s Crest Theater on Tuesday knew Skip Brown. But very few really knew him. Few in the room knew the details of Brown’s time served in the Vietnam War, about the shrapnel that tore through his right leg and foot during an ambush, about how he held his fellow soldier’s lifeless body in his arms the day he should have returned home from...
Palm Beach County board unhappy with its workforce housing program

Palm Beach County board unhappy with its workforce housing program

Palm Beach County commissioners blasted a county program designed to provide housing to middle income workers in the county, saying it has not provided enough assistance while costs continue to rise. No single family houses have been built in the workforce housing program’s 11 years of existence, and only 754 multi-family units have been constructed during that time. Those numbers ticked off...
Editorial: Forget ‘death spiral,’ Obamacare should be fixed, not killed

Editorial: Forget ‘death spiral,’ Obamacare should be fixed, not killed

An inconvenient fact is elbowing its way into the national discussion about Obamacare. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), to use the formal name, is not “failing,” not “exploding,” not in “death spiral.” It’s not, that is, unless President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress push it over a ledge. Which Trump has threatened to do. The latest evidence for the...
Openings: Louie Bossi’s restaurant brings retro Italian vibe (and a little bocce) to Boca Raton 

Openings: Louie Bossi’s restaurant brings retro Italian vibe (and a little bocce) to Boca Raton 

Louie Bossi’s northern trek from its original Las Olas Boulevard location officially begins Monday. That’s when the pizzeria/bar opens at Boca Raton’s new Hyatt Place Hotel Boca is the long-awaited location for Chef Louie Bossi’s branded ristorante, a member of the Big Time Restaurant Group, which plans to open a second Palm Beach County location this year.  Louie Bossi&rsquo...
Sale of liquor in Florida grocery stores approaches last hurdles

Sale of liquor in Florida grocery stores approaches last hurdles

A heavily lobbied measure that would remove a Depression-era “wall” separating the sale of liquor and groceries was positioned — after more than two hours of discussion Tuesday — for a final House vote as soon as Wednesday. The House agreed to take up a Senate-approved version of the proposal (SB 106), after years of debate that has pitted the supermarket giant Publix and small...
Florida python war escalates with more hunters, more rewards

Florida python war escalates with more hunters, more rewards

Florida is escalating its war against Burmese pythons, nearly doubling the ranks of paid hunters, adding prizes for layman kills and doling out bonuses worth $10,000 in a program that marked its 50th snake takedown Tuesday. Dusty “Wildman” Crum, barefoot and wearing a homemade boar’s tooth necklace, was lauded by the South Florida Water Management District for catching the 50th invasive...
FULL TEXT: Trump’s Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity order

FULL TEXT: Trump’s Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity order

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a new executive order titled, “Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America.” According to the executive order’s text, it directs newly confirmed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to lead an interagency task force to “identify legislative, regulatory, and policy changes to promote in rural America agriculture, economic development...
Bill to implement medical marijuana amendment moves to Senate

Bill to implement medical marijuana amendment moves to Senate

Florida patients wouldn’t have to wait 90 days to purchase marijuana if doctors recommend the treatment, under a proposal on its way to the Senate floor for a vote. The possibility of a 90-day requirement remains one of the biggest patient-focused differences between House and Senate measures crafted to carry out a constitutional amendment that voters approved in November to legalize marijuana...
Are more cruise ships on the way? Port of Palm Beach OKs $4M project

Are more cruise ships on the way? Port of Palm Beach OKs $4M project

The Port of Palm Beach and Tropical Shipping have taken the next step toward a $4 million project that, if all goes well, will result in the demolishing of an office building to provide Tropical with an additional 3 acres for an expanded refrigerated cargo storage area. The port commission unanimously approved the project Thursday as part of a 10-year comprehensive agreement with Tropical with four...
What the new trauma-care proposal means for Palm Beach County

What the new trauma-care proposal means for Palm Beach County

A key House committee Monday scaled back a plan that would have eliminated a limit on the number of trauma centers in Florida — but the panel sought to ensure that a disputed Jacksonville-area trauma center can keep its doors open. The House Health & Human Services Committee revamped a bill (HB 1077) that originally would have eliminated a limit of 44 trauma centers statewide and gotten rid...
Turkey Point nuclear wastewater plan needs further study, groups say

Turkey Point nuclear wastewater plan needs further study, groups say

If Florida Power & Light’s proposed Turkey Point units 6 and 7 nuclear reactors are ever built, will it be safe to inject wastewater used to cool to the reactors into deep wells in the Boulder Zone? FPL and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission say yes, but groups who oppose the new $20 billion reactors say no. They assert that injecting the wastewater underground could contaminate the Upper...

Florida Senate deals first offer in gambling talks

Controversial electronic games that are the subject of a recent court decision would be outlawed under a proposal offered Monday by the Senate, as lawmakers begin to hash out differences over gambling plans with less than two weeks before the legislative session is slated to end. In their first substantive meeting since the House and Senate passed diametrically opposed approaches to the gambling issue...
Gardens protesters want special investigator of Trump’s Russia ties

Gardens protesters want special investigator of Trump’s Russia ties

Jupiter resident Colette Wilt spent her Tuesday morning along PGA Boulevard holding up a protest sign of President Donald Trump kissing Russian President Vladimir Putin. Wilt was one of about 70 protesters from Palm Beach Indivisibles who gathered outside of Sen. Marco Rubio’s office in PGA Commons. One side of Wilt’s signs contained the words “TRUMP’S BFF NOT USA’S&rdquo...
Florida man charged with murder after friend’s sexual advances

Florida man charged with murder after friend’s sexual advances

A Florida man allegedly stabbed his friend and fled in a stolen car after receiving unwanted sexual advances, deputies said.  A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said deputies followed a blood trail to piece together the story.  It started when Kyle Ian Miller, 29, allegedly stabbed and left his friend, Andre Howard, 34, dead in a Marathon trailer, according to...
BREAKING: Case of 22 abused, malnourished dogs sees third arrest

BREAKING: Case of 22 abused, malnourished dogs sees third arrest

A third person was arrested Tuesday in connection with a St. Lucie County animal-abuse investigation involving abused and malnourished dogs. Authorties arrested Charles Linear Cunningham, Jr., 31, of Fort Pierce. Cunningham is the spouse of Shayla Wade, who was arrested April 19 after St. Lucie County sheriff’s deputies found 22 dogs in the 1300 block of Angle Road, east of Interstate 95 and...
NEW: Florida police help injured dog ‘at death’s door’

NEW: Florida police help injured dog ‘at death’s door’

A dog named Hollywood is getting medical care after he was left in critical condition at South Florida police department.  Last week, a woman left the Yorkie in a chair at the Hollywood Police Department after she “found it,” according to CBS4. The dog had a ruptured lung, internal bleeding, a blood infection, and other issues, according to CBS4. A GoFundMe has been...
Man who dared deputies to shoot him before fight gets 10 months’ jail

Man who dared deputies to shoot him before fight gets 10 months’ jail

A man who told deputies they would have to shoot him to get him to leave a Boca Raton area grocery store parking lot before he punched and kicked three of them was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months in jail and four years of probation. The punishment for 23-year-old Jared Noiman comes five months after authorities say a confrontation between him and three Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies turned...
WATCH: Florida deputies save fleeing felon ‘Gold Teeth’ from burning van 

WATCH: Florida deputies save fleeing felon ‘Gold Teeth’ from burning van 

A Florida man, who is a convicted felon known as “Gold Teeth,” was pulled from a burning van only to be put in handcuffs, deputies said.  Scott Michael Beekman, 28, was allegedly enroute to “commit a home invasion robbery” when deputies attempted a traffic stop, Marion County Sheriff's office wrote on Facebook. Beekman fled the scene “driving recklessly&rdquo...
Katharine, the great white shark, pings again in Florida waters

Katharine, the great white shark, pings again in Florida waters

Katharine, the great white shark, has surfaced again in Florida waters, this time pinging off the coast just north of Port St. Lucie. Katharine, who has been swimming up the east coast of Florida since January, started her northward trek parallel to Lake Worth on January 13. In the months that have followed, she has moved up the coast as far north as Orlando on January 27 before heading back south...
JUST IN: Man stranded for two days rescued by Coast Guard

JUST IN: Man stranded for two days rescued by Coast Guard

After being stranded in the Bahamas for two days, a jet-skier was saved by the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard was called in by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force after they received reports of a stranded man. A helicopter was sent to Great Inagua in the Bahamas to rescue the man, who became stranded in the Abaco Islands when his jet ski malfunctioned.
NEW: Florida man allegedly throws fire extinguisher at disabled veteran

NEW: Florida man allegedly throws fire extinguisher at disabled veteran

A Florida man is accused of throwing a fire extinguisher at a disabled veteran. James M. Hagen, of Gainesville, got into an argument with his neighbor, a disabled veteran in a wheelchair, on Monday. The argument allegedly stemmed from Hagan’s belongings blocking his neighbor’s access to a fire extinguisher, according to the Gainesville Sun. Hagen allegedly threw the extinguisher...
READ: President Trump’s remarks at Holocaust Remembrance event

READ: President Trump’s remarks at Holocaust Remembrance event

President Donald Trump delivered the keynote address today at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C. His speech follows a strongly worded proclamation yesterday in which he marked Holocaust Remembrance Day. » COMPLETE COVERAGE: President Donald Trump in Palm Beach » ‘Never again’: Trump...
House Option B budget: A try to avoid special session or posturing?

House Option B budget: A try to avoid special session or posturing?

Even as rumors of a last-minute spending deal circulated in the Capitol, the House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday morning to move forward with a bare-bones budget in an attempt to avoid a special legislative session — or at least the blame for one. The panel voted along party lines, 19-10, to approve an $82.1 billion “standard operating budget” (PCB APC 17-06). The measure...
JUST IN: Florida man accused of hitting woman with baseball bat

JUST IN: Florida man accused of hitting woman with baseball bat

A domestic dispute allegedly led a Florida man to strike a woman in the head with a baseball bat. Richard Daniel Daniels, of Fort Walton Beach, got into an argument on Friday during which he allegedly struck the woman in the head with the bat because she was “being loud,” according to NWF Daily News. The woman was treated at the hospital, according to NWF Daily News. Daniels, 60,...
Sentences handed down for 3 associates of drug treatment owner Chatman

Sentences handed down for 3 associates of drug treatment owner Chatman

Jaime Holley once wrote a Mother’s Day card that’s now part of the federal criminal case against notorious drug treatment center operator Kenneth “Kenny” Chatman. “The only thing better than having you as a mom is my children will have you as Grandma,” Jaime Holley wrote, drawing hearts throughout. Holley’s family blames Chatman and his associates for the...
Woman drops off late grandfather’s grenade at fire station, causing evacuation

Woman drops off late grandfather’s grenade at fire station, causing evacuation

A Florida fire department was forced to evacuate after a rare item was dropped off at their fire station. According to WESH, the Holly Hill fire station was evacuated on Monday after a woman dropped off a grenade that she found in her grandfather’s house while cleaning out the residence. Firefighters could not determine whether the grenade, believed to be from the WWII era, was live and...
JUST IN: Florida woman arrested after fight over xylophone gets ‘heated’

JUST IN: Florida woman arrested after fight over xylophone gets ‘heated’

An argument over a xylophone left a Florida man covered in grease. According to NWF Daily News, an unnamed 43-year-old woman was angered when a man in her kitchen refused to stop playing a xylophone and led the woman to dump grease on his head. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene to find grease spots on the man’s clothing and a puddle on the floor near the xylophone...
Palms West has new state-of-the-art feature that new moms will love

Palms West has new state-of-the-art feature that new moms will love

For the 27 years that Toni Ahern has worked at Palms West Hospital, they have always talked about upgrading a newborn intensive care unit. Last week, hopsital held a grand opening celebration for its new NICU, which will allow the staff to treat newborns in house rather than sending them out and sometimes separating mother from child. The state-of-the-art facility features everything the staff needs...
JUST IN: Florida man ‘lucky to be alive’ after rattlesnake bite 

JUST IN: Florida man ‘lucky to be alive’ after rattlesnake bite 

A Florida man, who was bitten by a poisonous snake, said he’s “lucky to be alive” and it’s all because of a fire rescue team.  Jerome Roddenberry, of Polk County, was at the River Ranch hunting grounds when he picked up a snake that he thought was dead, according to the Polk County Fire Rescue’s Facebook post.  However, the five-and-half-foot...
NEW: Florida man allegedly uses neighbor’s Wi-Fi to make bomb threats

NEW: Florida man allegedly uses neighbor’s Wi-Fi to make bomb threats

A Florida man allegedly used a neighbor’s Wi-Fi to send bomb threats on Twitter, investigators said.  Terrance Upham, 43, reportedly parked outside of his neighbor’s house Sunday and connected to the man’s Wi-Fi, WFTS reported. Upham then allegedly tweeted bomb threats targeting a Pasco County government building, according to WFTS.  No explosives were found...
NEW: Florida woman allegedly hits boyfriend with broom, stabs couch

NEW: Florida woman allegedly hits boyfriend with broom, stabs couch

An Florida woman allegedly “became enraged” at her boyfriend, and things got weird.  Anna Colon Estrada, 25, of Big Pine Key, allegedly got into an argument with her boyfriend, Kristofferson Bailey, the FLKeysNews reported.  Bailey claims Estrada hit him in the back with the broom -- which left a welt -- before she stabbed a kitchen knife into the couch, according to...
Wellington needs summer identity to help business during quiet months

Wellington needs summer identity to help business during quiet months

Wellington is known as the Winter Equestrian Capital of the World and the Summer Capital of … not a whole lot. The full-time residents still live there, of course. They go to restaurants and venture to the businesses, but for the most part, it’s not enough. Businesses talk about how they thrive in the winter and survive in the summer. It publicly came up recently when the Village Council...
WATCH: Injured gator rescued from roadside median, gets a kiss

WATCH: Injured gator rescued from roadside median, gets a kiss

Another “snapping” Florida gator was spotted on the side of the road, but this one had a reason to be upset -- it was injured, authorities said.  An 8-foot-alligator was found “resting on the median” in Tamarac Sunday. The reptile was “badly hurt and visibly bleeding,” according to WPLG.  "It appeared that maybe it was hit by a car...
NEW: Florida man uses viral boat video to help a friend who needs a new heart

NEW: Florida man uses viral boat video to help a friend who needs a new heart

A Florida man is using his viral video to help a friend who needs a new heart.  Kenneth Keegan, of Pasco County, captured this interesting video of a person pulling their boat on Sunday, WFTS reported.  The video has more than 133,000 views, which inspired Keegan to update the caption, according to WFTS.  He wrote: “When fishing is LIFE! And your friend needs a...
JUST IN: West Palm-area man accused of molesting children, 6 and 7

JUST IN: West Palm-area man accused of molesting children, 6 and 7

As a young child played on his phone, Amilcar Velasquez-Ramirez took of the child’s pants and underwear, then removed his own, he told Palm Beach County sheriff’s officials. The 36-year-old then inappropriately touched the child, the child explained. When the child asked Velasquez-Ramirez to stop, he said he couldn’t. The child confided in a sibling. Turns out, he had been sexually...
LATEST: Two years later, police find bike shop burglar — in prison

LATEST: Two years later, police find bike shop burglar — in prison

A man who burglarized a bicycle shop in West Palm Beach nearly two years ago has been arrested after his involvement was confirmed by DNA evidence, according to an arrest report. West Palm Beach did not have to put Clarence Earl Richter behind bars because he was already there. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Richter was sentenced in March 2016 to two years in prison after...
JUST IN: Boynton woman accused of pepper-spraying, robbing Uber driver

JUST IN: Boynton woman accused of pepper-spraying, robbing Uber driver

A Boynton Beach woman is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail after she and a second woman pepper-sprayed and robbed an Uber driver, according to an arrest report. Lontaisha Sharquay Durham, 21, is facing a charge of robbery with a weapon. Records show that Durham was out on $18,000 bond when she was arrested Friday. Durham was arrested Jan. 29 on another robbery with a weapon charge. See who&rsquo...
SunFest: Who we're most excited to see during the opening nights

SunFest: Who we're most excited to see during the opening nights

Are you ready for SunFest? You better be! Because the five, music-packed days along the waterfront are coming whether you’re ready or not. We’re talking hot artists, cool people, great food, interactive art and good vibes. Sure, everyone can’t wait to taste the new Drunken Dragon Crepe or see all the other cool new things at SunFest this year. But, hello...
Don’t let parking be a nightmare during Sunfest

Don’t let parking be a nightmare during Sunfest

SunFest is coming to town, people. If you’re going, trust: You don’t want to be stuck looking for parking during the craziest week in West Palm Beach — Wednesday, May 3 to Sunday, May 7. Be smart. Start planning now. Here are a few ways to make SunFest parking in Downtown West Palm Beach not just a breeze but more economical:  You can search for parking via a sweet map...
The rustic French dessert that one-ups a pancake - and it's healthful

The rustic French dessert that one-ups a pancake - and it's healthful

Like some French-country dishes, a clafoutis (klah-foo-TEE) sounds like something fancy and complicated, but it's actually homey and easy to make. The fruit-laden dessert pancake is elegant in its simplicity - glorious, golden brown and sugar dusted. And nearly all it entails is making a basic pancake batter, pouring it into a pie dish, adding the fruit and baking it. The accompanying recipe is a...
You can now rent dressed up llamas to attend your wedding 

You can now rent dressed up llamas to attend your wedding 

If you live in the Portland, Oregon area, you now can have llamas at your wedding. As first noted in Brides.com, Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas will provide llamas (or alpacas) to make a wedding or reception memorable. The non-profit organization specializes in animal-assisted therapy utilizing llamas and alpacas.  The website details what to expect: All proceeds go toward funding their...
Man tossing child into frigid waters off Boston caught on camera, charged

Man tossing child into frigid waters off Boston caught on camera, charged

A 29-year-old man was arrested and accused of throwing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old into the frigid waters off Constitution Beach in East Boston on Monday, according to Massachusetts State Police. Mikel Anthony Hilerio dropped his girlfriend off at her job before taking her 4-year-old twin boys to the beach and putting them in the water, troopers said. When the troopers arrived on scene, they...
VIDEO: Promo released of ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake

VIDEO: Promo released of ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake

ABC’s remake of the iconic 1987 movie “Dirty Dancing” is coming to the small screen in May, and fans of the original are getting to see a preview. People reported that the first promo video of what’s being called a three-hour musical event was released Tuesday. The story is the same as the original film, in which Frances “Baby” Houseman -- originally played by Jennifer...

Letters Educate boaters regarding ‘no-wake zones’

Educate boaters re: no-wake zones I wasn’t surprised to read about the injured rower, “Injured teen rower still in hospital,” (Sunday), in The Post. Boaters frequently ignore the “no wake zone” in and around this area. I am not sure if it’s lack of education on the boaters part or lack of police presence. If the police patrolled more often in “no wake zones&rdquo...
POINT OF VIEW FPL’s solar progress in step with Audubon’s goals

POINT OF VIEW FPL’s solar progress in step with Audubon’s goals

On a sunny Florida day in South Florida, I watched the American flag rise and fly over hundreds of acres of black solar cells. It was an amazing experience to think that the million panels I was looking at were replacing energy from conventional fuel combustion plants. Yet this solar field feeding directly into the power grid was not using any water nor emitting pollution. In recent years, Florida...

Rampell: Hurting those who help veterans

Government officials often pay lip service to “supporting our troops.” But some of the people who literally do that vital work have just been badly shortchanged. For at least the third time in two years, the National Guard Bureau has awarded a contract for military family services to a lowball bidder. For the third time, that bid was based on plans to cut workers’ pay by about a...

Gerson: How can our political bubbles be popped?

In the category of argument by irresistible anecdote, David Wasserman of The Cook Political Report tells of meeting with a group of young Democrats in wealthy, suburban Northern Virginia. In the course of his presentation, he made reference to “Cracker Barrel voters” — those in counties with Cracker Barrel restaurants (Donald Trump won about 75 percent of such counties). “Excuse...
Commentary: Brexit, a wake-up call for Europe

Commentary: Brexit, a wake-up call for Europe

The European Union is a historic compromise that’s gradually gotten stronger over its half-century existence. Until 2016. That’s when British citizens, by a very narrow margin, voted to leave the European Union. It’s hard to come up with Brexit’s price tag for the British. The administrative costs alone of the separation will be about $60 billion. But that’s nothing compared...
Commentary: Brexit — Now for the pain

Commentary: Brexit — Now for the pain

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to seek early elections reveals a simple truth: the hard edge of Brexit has begun. The challenge of launching a fundamental renegotiation of Britain’s economic and political relationship with Europe, and a transition that could take a decade, is straining political consensus both in the United Kingdom and the Continent. Brexit will produce...
2017 NFL Draft: Which Miami Dolphins veterans are vulnerable?

2017 NFL Draft: Which Miami Dolphins veterans are vulnerable?

One point the Dolphins have continued to raise during pre-draft conversations is the inevitability of players from other teams being cut loose once the fresh crop of rookies arrives. But the rest of the league is eying Miami’s roster for the same opportunities. While the NFL Draft, which begins Thursday in Philadelphia, brings a wave of optimism for management and fan bases, it can be an uneasy...
Move over, Unicorn Frappuccino; here’s Starbucks’ Dragon Frappe

Move over, Unicorn Frappuccino; here’s Starbucks’ Dragon Frappe

Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino, which debuted for a limited time from April 19-23, caused quite a buzz on the internet, as customers tried the tart, colorful drink with mixed reactions.  While many people reveled at the unique color- and taste-changing capabilities, others said the drink was sour, and some baristas said the drink was a pain to make.  In the midst of the Unicorn Frappuccino...
Wikipedia founder aims to destroy fake news with online newspaper

Wikipedia founder aims to destroy fake news with online newspaper

According to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, "the news is broken and we can fix it.” >> Read more trending news Wales aims to do just that by launching Wikitribune, an ad-free online news publication financed not by advertising, but by a crowdfunding campaign. In a video announcement for the new site, Wales said the digital age and social media have negatively affected traditional...

Misguided faith in government is unlearned lesson of LA riots

This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, riots exploded in Los Angeles after four policemen were acquitted in the violent beating of Rodney King. Sixty-three lives were lost in the riots, with the estimated total economic cost pegged at $1 billion, with $735 million in property damage and 1,550...
Disney offers sneak peek ahead of ‘Pandora – The World of Avatar’ park opening

Disney offers sneak peek ahead of ‘Pandora – The World of Avatar’ park opening

Disney was preparing to release information on the number of jobs that will be created and the impact on the economy its newest attraction, Pandora – The World of Avatar – will have on Central Florida when it opens on May 27. The attraction will feature a bioluminescent rainforest, dining, shopping and two new rides – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey. Situated...
Erin Moran’s husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans

Erin Moran’s husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans

Erin Moran’s husband is speaking out. In an open letter to fans, posted on Scott Baio’s Facebook page, Steve Fleischmann talked about his wife’s cancer battle. >> Read more trending news   Fleischmann said he first noticed signs of her cancer just before Thanksgiving, when she woke up with blood on her pillow. He wrote: Fleischmann continued: He said he...
Indy’s back on the big screen: Release date announced for latest ‘Indiana Jones’ film

Indy’s back on the big screen: Release date announced for latest ‘Indiana Jones’ film

Indiana Jones will be back looking for historical treasure, and fans know when the fifth installment of the franchise will hit movie theaters. >> Read more trending news Disney announced that Harrison Ford will reprise his role in the new movie on July 10, 2020, pushed back a year from its original premiere date of July 19, 2019, Variety reported. The announcement was made in conjunction with...
Biracial twins who went viral celebrate milestone

Biracial twins who went viral celebrate milestone

Twins who stole hearts across the internet are celebrating their first birthday. Kalani and Jarani Dean are twins, but look very different. Kalani has light skin and blue eyes like her mother, while Jarani has darker skin and brown eyes like her father. The girls celebrated their first year with a castle-shaped cake complete with two princesses. Their mother, Whitney Meyer, told “Inside...
Children's remains found in badger hole

Children's remains found in badger hole

Skeletal remains found earlier this month by Idaho Fish and Game officers appear to belong to a pair of children, Elmore County sheriff’s deputies said Monday. It was not clear how long the children had been buried before their remains were found April 15 in a badger hole just north of Mountain Home. Deputies initially only believed the remains belonged to a single child. “It is clear...
Tarek and Christina El Moussa to resume 'Flip or Flop' despite divorce

Tarek and Christina El Moussa to resume 'Flip or Flop' despite divorce

“Flip or Flop” is coming back. >> Read more trending news According to The New York Post, the home improvement reality series has signed on for another season amid the public divorce between Christina and Tarek El Moussa. The future of the HGTV series was in jeopardy after the former couple announced their split in December 2016. Reports at the time claimed that ...
‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ release date announced

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ release date announced

It doesn’t have an official full title yet, and fans don’t know which new and old characters will appear in it, but now they know when “Star Wars: Episode IX” will hit theaters. The last film in the third “Star Wars” trilogy will hit big screens on May 24, 2019.  >> Read more trending news  The announcement was made Tuesday. The second...
Lawmakers: Flynn likely broke the law; what is the emoluments clause?

Lawmakers: Flynn likely broke the law; what is the emoluments clause?

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn likely broke the law when he failed to disclose income he earned from Russia and Turkey, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday. Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along with ranking member Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, told reporters Tuesday Flynn failed to ask for permission to speak at a 2015 event in Russia or register to...
Elton John cancels shows following release from hospital, thanks fans for support

Elton John cancels shows following release from hospital, thanks fans for support

Singer Elton John has cancelled all of his Las Vegas shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace through May after he was sent to the Intensive Care Unit following a rare infection, according to Rolling Stone. The Colosseum at Caesars Palace issued the following statement on its Facebook page Monday: Variety reported that fans who purchased tickets for  “The Million Dollar Piano&rdquo...
Woman with Down syndrome competes in Miss USA state pageant

Woman with Down syndrome competes in Miss USA state pageant

A woman with Down syndrome is shattering all precedents and is set to compete for the title of Miss Minnesota. According to KARE, she is believed to be the first person in the country to compete in a Miss USA state pageant. >> Read more trending news Mikayla Holmgren, 22, of Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota, has never let Down syndrome stop her from doing what she loves. She applied online...
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