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Hurricanes players come to defense of Al Golden after bitter loss to Virginia — CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - A somber Al Golden offered an analysis of UM's 30-13 loss to Virginia that felt quite familiar. He told reporters in a small interview room underneath Scott Stadium that he would make no excuses for the loss, one of the ugliest of his four-year tenure.
Nov 23, 2014

“They really don’t know what’s going on. Like, outsiders, they think they know football. That really gets to me."…

Nov 23, 2014

New blog post: Clive Walford, Denzel Perryman, Brad Kaaya defend Al Golden after a miserable loss:…

Johnson’s mother nervous as son approached UM rushing record — Standing outside the stadium five hours before the game, Cassandra Mitchell felt butterflies. Not uncommon for a football mom to feel shaky and nervous before a game, but Saturday felt different.

PBSO: Jupiter man chokes daughter, hits boyfriend with crowbar — A suburban Jupiter man faces multiple felony charges after he choked his daughter and hit her boyfriend with a crowbar, according to an Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report made public Friday.

Jeb Bush defends Common Core but seeks peace with its critics — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been a leading cheerleader for the Common Core educational standards, which initially enjoyed widespread bipartisan support but have become toxic with many of the conservative GOP voters Bush must woo if he runs for president in 2016.

Mike Schmidt: Marlins' Stanton too rich too early? — In the 1970s and again in '80s, I signed that era's version of the Giancarlo Stanton deal. I was considered the Giancarlo Stanton of those times. I had led the league in home runs and RBIs a few times, so the Phillies decided I was worthy of becoming the highest-paid player in baseball.

From ‘Hunger Games’ to art films: 5 must-see movies this weekend — 1) THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I Rick Bentley of the Fresno Bee gives it a 'B' and says: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" shows that Jennifer Lawrence has a skill years beyond her age.

Dolphins TE Charles Clay doubtful vs. Broncos; RB Lamar Miller questionable — DENVER-- Dolphins tight end Charles Clay will likely miss Sunday's game against the Broncos after suffering a hamstring injury in practice this week. Clay and cornerback Cortland Finnegan (ankle) are listed as doubtful. Finnegan wasn't expected to play this week and the Dolphins are expected to start Jamar Taylor for the second consecutive game.
Nov 21, 2014

#Dolphins TE Charles Clay doubtful to play; and RB Lamar Miller is questionable after he was probable last week…

West Palm Beach: we’ll ban idling by city utility vehicles — The city said Friday it will ban idling for more than five minutes by any of its hundreds of city utility vehicles. A news conference is set for 9:30 a.m. Monday at the city waterfront, at Clematis Street & Flagler Drive, to detail the new directive, which the city said could save tens of thousands of city dollars and also reduce pollution.

Murphy on Obama immigration order: ‘partisan gridlock…forced the president to act’ — U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, who represents a Republican-leaning district, was the only member of Palm Beach County's congressional delegation who didn't send out a mass email Thursday night responding to President Barack Obama's use of an executive order to lift the threat of deportation from 5 million people who are in the country illegally.
Nov 21, 2014

.@RepMurphyFL joins other Dems in Palm Beach Co delegation to support Obama's executive order on immigration

Nov 21, 2014

Murphy on Obama immigration order: ‘partisan gridlock…forced the president to act’

Strozier Library reopens day after shooting at FSU — Strozier Library reopens day after shooting at FSU A day after Florida State University was rocked by a shooting, Strozier Library reopened.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @pbpost: A day after FSU was rocked by a shooting, Strozier Library reopened this morning #FSUshooting

Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos: How they match up — When Dolphins have the ballMiami passing (22nd in NFL) vs. Denver pass defense (18th): The Broncos are giving up 243 passing yards per game, in part because opponents often face big deficits and have to throw late in the game.

PBSO: Baby sitter takes almost $17,000 from family in Loxahatchee — A 54-year-old woman stole almost $17,000 from a Loxahatchee family that hired her to baby-sit, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said.

Should Florida restore nonviolent ex-felon’s voting rights? — Take Our Poll Every citizen doesn't get to vote in Florida. Our state, along with Kentucky, Iowa and Virginia, actively prohibits or otherwise makes voting extremely difficult for ex-felons. In 2011, Florida ended the common practice of automatically restoring the voting rights for non-violent ex-felons who had served their time, and paid all fines and fees.

Frontier Airlines launches new service at Palm Beach International — Frontier Airlines today will launch new service between Palm Beach International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport and New Jersey's Trenton-Mercer Airport. Although other commercial airlines provide direct service to airports in New Jersey and the Washington, D.C., region, Frontier will be the only carrier at PBIA with non-stop flights to Dulles and Trenton, airport officials have said.

Rodriguez leads Miami past Drexel 66-46 — Angel Rodriguez scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half and Miami followed up its big win over No.

Report: FSU student survives shooting after bullet lodges in books — A Florida State University student is lucky to be alive after a gunman, Myron May, opened fire at Strozier Library on campus.

Charles Clay’s status for Broncos game up in air with new injury — The Broncos aren't the only team on Sunday who might be without their starting tight end. Miami's Charles Clay, who has been in out of practice all season with a knee injury, has a new injury that could cost him his first game of the season. Clay missed Thursday's practice with both a knee...