Jodie Wagner

Jodie Wagner covers high school sports for the Palm Beach Post. She came to the Post in 1996 and worked as a copy editor, sports reporter and Neighborhood Post staffer before moving to her current beat in 2014. She is a Florida State University graduate. High School Buzz blog Youth Sports Daily blog

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Reimbursement begins for SunPass customers with overdraft fees
 SunPass customers who incurred overdraft fees during the botched rollout of its new customer service system now can submit requests to be reimbursed for them. The Florida Department of Transportation announced Thursday it had deployed a system for processing SunPass overdraft claims. RELATED: Senators call for federal probe of SunPass toll...

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SunPass customers who incurred overdraft fees during the botched rollout of its new customer service system now can submit requests to be reimbursed for them. The Florida Department of Transportation announced Thursday it had deployed a system for processing SunPass overdraft claims. RELATED: Senators call for federal probe of SunPass toll...
PGA program for veterans with disabilities to tee off at Okeeheelee
 Nearly two dozen veterans and active military personnel have been invited to hit the links beginning Friday at Okeeheelee Golf Course. Throught its PGA HOPE (Helping our Patriots Everywhere) program, the South Florida PGA Foundation will teach golf to veterans with physical and cognitive challenges in an effort to enhance their physical,...

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Nearly two dozen veterans and active military personnel have been invited to hit the links beginning Friday at Okeeheelee Golf Course. Throught its PGA HOPE (Helping our Patriots Everywhere) program, the South Florida PGA Foundation will teach golf to veterans with physical and cognitive challenges in an effort to enhance their physical,...
Wellington awards contracts for license plate readers, new park
 The village council approved a pair of projects Tuesday night that will boost safety and provide new recreational opportunities for residents. As part of its consent agenda, the council awarded contracts of $463,000 to Vetted Security Solutions for an automated license plate reader system, and $408,000 to Kimley-Horn and Associates to design...

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The village council approved a pair of projects Tuesday night that will boost safety and provide new recreational opportunities for residents. As part of its consent agenda, the council awarded contracts of $463,000 to Vetted Security Solutions for an automated license plate reader system, and $408,000 to Kimley-Horn and Associates to design...
FDOT fines SunPass vendor $800K for botched upgrade; clears backlog
 The Florida Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that it had cleared the entire backlog of SunPass toll transactions resulting from the messy upgrade of its customer service system, and had fined the vendor in charge of overseeing it. At the direction of Governor Rick Scott, the FDOT assessed Conduent State & Local Solutions nearly...

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The Florida Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that it had cleared the entire backlog of SunPass toll transactions resulting from the messy upgrade of its customer service system, and had fined the vendor in charge of overseeing it. At the direction of Governor Rick Scott, the FDOT assessed Conduent State & Local Solutions nearly...
Tequesta narrows village manager search to two candidates
 Tequesta narrowed its list of village manager candidates to two Friday afternoon following a busy week of interviews, meetings and social functions. Adam Cruz, the former business administrator for the city of Perth Amboy, New Jersey; and Robin Gomez, the city manager for Fairmont, West Virginia, were approved by the council to move forward...

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Tequesta narrowed its list of village manager candidates to two Friday afternoon following a busy week of interviews, meetings and social functions. Adam Cruz, the former business administrator for the city of Perth Amboy, New Jersey; and Robin Gomez, the city manager for Fairmont, West Virginia, were approved by the council to move forward...
Earl Stewart Toyota faces discrimination complaint
 Toyota dealer Earl Stewart has been sued by a man who says the dealership discriminated against him by not giving him a job that was advertised exclusively for female sales associates. Glenn Liou, a 58-year-old New York resident with no experience working at a car dealership, claims he was rejected by the dealership based on his gender, according...

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Toyota dealer Earl Stewart has been sued by a man who says the dealership discriminated against him by not giving him a job that was advertised exclusively for female sales associates. Glenn Liou, a 58-year-old New York resident with no experience working at a car dealership, claims he was rejected by the dealership based on his gender, according...
Job-A-Palooza: Event matches businesses, students with disabilities
 Katie Nunez works two jobs through The Arc of Palm Beach County’s job training program, one at Walgreens and the other at Otis Elevator Co. Thursday afternoon at Palm Beach State College, the 32-year-old Lake Worth resident sat with Otis credit and collections analyst Michelle Swindell as she demonstrated stuffing envelopes to groups...

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Katie Nunez works two jobs through The Arc of Palm Beach County’s job training program, one at Walgreens and the other at Otis Elevator Co. Thursday afternoon at Palm Beach State College, the 32-year-old Lake Worth resident sat with Otis credit and collections analyst Michelle Swindell as she demonstrated stuffing envelopes to groups...
BREAKING: Cardinal Newman grad Brooks Koepka wins his second golf major of the year
 Jupiter resident and Cardinal Newman High School graduate Brooks Koepka won his third major golf championship and second in 2018 after surging late to capture the 100th PGA Championship on Sunday at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. Koepka, 28, fighting off a late charge from Adam Scott along with the tremendous crowd roars for Jupiter...

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Jupiter resident and Cardinal Newman High School graduate Brooks Koepka won his third major golf championship and second in 2018 after surging late to capture the 100th PGA Championship on Sunday at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. Koepka, 28, fighting off a late charge from Adam Scott along with the tremendous crowd roars for Jupiter...
Brief - but strong - storm cell drops plenty of rain in Gardens, Jupiter
 The worst of the brief, but strong storm cells that engulfed Palm Beach County have passed. Chances of rain are low for the rest of the evening - around 20 percent around 8 p.m. A strong storm came through the northern part of the county, dumping rain in Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach and Jupiter in the late afternoon. A significant weather...

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The worst of the brief, but strong storm cells that engulfed Palm Beach County have passed. Chances of rain are low for the rest of the evening - around 20 percent around 8 p.m. A strong storm came through the northern part of the county, dumping rain in Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach and Jupiter in the late afternoon. A significant weather...
Palm Beach Gardens youth golf team victorious in Scotland
 A smile from golfer Phil Mickelson made Madison Hyndman’s day last month at the 2018 Open Championship in Scotland. Winning the Junior Ryder Cup Challenge several days later wasn’t so bad, either. Hyndman, 11, along with 14 other members of the Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic Association junior golf team, defeated a local team...

Posted: 5 days ago

A smile from golfer Phil Mickelson made Madison Hyndman’s day last month at the 2018 Open Championship in Scotland. Winning the Junior Ryder Cup Challenge several days later wasn’t so bad, either. Hyndman, 11, along with 14 other members of the Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic Association junior golf team, defeated a local team...
SunPass Easy Pay customers to be reimbursed for overdraft fees
 As SunPass continues to work through a backlog of toll transactions created after its customer service system went offline for nearly a month, it also plans to reimburse customers who have incurred overdraft fees as a result of the delay. On Tuesday, the state’s prepaid toll program announced it is developing a process for SunPass...

Posted: 7 days ago

As SunPass continues to work through a backlog of toll transactions created after its customer service system went offline for nearly a month, it also plans to reimburse customers who have incurred overdraft fees as a result of the delay. On Tuesday, the state’s prepaid toll program announced it is developing a process for SunPass...