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Miami’s Deon Bush, Herb Waters out for Pitt game — Wednesday, UM coach Al Golden didn't quite know what to think of safety Deon Bush's injury. "It's going to be close with Deon, so we'll see," Golden said. "Hamstrings are funny. It can get better really quickly, or it can linger on." It lingers on.

Miami Dolphins practice report: Mike Wallace returns for drills — Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace appeared on track to keep alive his streak of never missing a game for the Dolphins when he returned to practice Thursday. Wallace worked on a limited basis because of a chest injury after missing Wednesday's workout as well as some time at the end of Miami's 39-36 loss to Denver last weekend.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @pbpsports: Miami Dolphins practice report: Mike Wallace returns for drills

This morning at Best Buy: The line forms to the right — At 11 a.m. today, about 20 people were already in line at the Best Buy electronics store on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in West Palm Beach. At the front of the line, under a pop-up canopy, was a group of young men playing video games on a big-screen television hooked to a purring generator.

Local dog on FOX television special Thanksgiving night — This pooch is prepped for prime time. The dog Magic, who was rescued by Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Wellington, will be one of the featured animals of FOX's Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular, which airs Thanksgiving night at 8 p.m. The show, hosted by...

Black Friday advice from Florida politicians: ‘Make a list,’ ‘comparison shop’ — Just in time for Black Friday, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Attorney General Pam Bondi - whose jobs include some consumer-protection functions - have released their holiday shopping tips. The other member of Florida's cabinet, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, has so far been silent on holiday shopping issues.
Nov 27, 2014

Black Friday advice from Florida politicians: ‘Make a list,’ ‘comparison shop’

Well-traveled Stallions familiar with road to state final — As motivating as it is to play at home, American Heritage has recorded some of its biggest wins on the road this season.
Nov 27, 2014

In today's Post: Well-traveled American Heritage familiar with road to state final.… #pbgametime

What’s at stake in Miami-Pitt (video), plus Week 14 bowl projections — The Palm Beach Post's Matt Porter and CineSport's Noah Coslov talk about what's on the line for the Hurricanes in Saturday's regular season finale against Pittsburgh (7 p.m. Saturday, ESPN2) and who has given the highest praise for Duke Johnson as he approaches UM's career rushing record.

Secession? ‘South County’ considered it — Readers: You might have heard of the recent semi-serious talk, sparked by the city commission in South Miami, about splitting off the state of "South Florida.

West Palm Beach puts the brakes on “Polar Express” — After a decade, the West Palm Beach library's "Polar Express" has left the station, at least for this year. For the popular program, inspired by the film, children were invited over the years to come to the courtyard shared by City Hall and the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach in their pajamas to meet Santa, play reindeer games, and drink hot chocolate, and to bring toys for needy children.

Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy' — A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.

Al Golden a ‘bad fit’ at Miami, national writer says, touts Mario Cristobal as replacement — Calling Al Golden a "bad fit" for Miami, FOX Sports national college football writer Bruce Feldman said the fourth-year Hurricanes coach might be better served finding another job. Feldman, a longtime college football reporter and Miami alum, said on his podcast UM likely doesn't wish to make a change since it likes how Golden handled the NCAA mess and UM President Donna Shalala is retiring at the end of the school...

DEP Secretary Vinyard next agency chief to go — Herschel Vinyard, Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, will not serve a second term under the Gov. Rick Scott, two sources have told The Palm Beach Post. News of Vinyard's departure comes a day after news of another Florida agency chief's departure became public.

Thanksgiving pumpkin pie: What’s Café Boulud’s recipe secret? — Café Boulud executive pastry chef, the talented Eric Snow, makes a seriously good-looking pumpkin pie. But it's not just a pretty face, this pie. Poured into a sweet pastry crust is a nutmeg and ginger-laced pumpkin filling that's made extra-rich by half-and-half and a couple of added egg yolks.

New stores opening in Jupiter’s Harbourside Place — Scheduled store openings at Harbourside Place in Jupiter: BurgerFi restaurant- Dec. 4 Another Broken Egg restaurant - Dec. 8 iClass Eyewear - Friday, Nov. 28 (tentative) Swim N Sport - Dec. 15 (tentative) Too Bizaare - Dec. 17 (tentative) Pink Princess/Glitzy - Dec. 15 (tentative) ...

Finnegan returns to practice for Dolphins; Wallace, Misi not participating — Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan returned to practice on Wednesday, which is good news for a secondary decimated by injuries. Finnegan missed the last two games with an ankle injury. While it's too early to say if he can play, the fact that he is participating this early in the week is promising.
Nov 26, 2014

Cortland Finnegan and Charles Clay return to practice for #Dolphins; Koa Misi, Mike Wallace not participating…

Jets coach Rex Ryan on facing Dolphins: We’re not your typical 2-win team — The Jets are 2-9 and few people -- outside of some cynical Dolphins fans who are just expecting a collapse because of recent history -- are giving the much of a chance Monday night against Miami. But Jets coach Rex Ryan, speaking to Dolphins media today, assured that his team won't be a pushover.

Palm Beach County Clerk’s Office clears record number of cases after waiving collection fee — In one-time-only offer, Palm Beach County Clerk Sharon Bock waived 40 percent collection agency fee for those paying outstanding traffic tickets.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @paulblythe: Whaddya know, Drop the 40% collection agency fee and people will pay their back traffic tickets, from @pbpost:

Ferguson fallout: Ben Carson says race relations worse as Obama, liberals ‘manipulate’ minorities — Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson didn't do anything wrong when he shot and killed Michael Brown but could have had better training in "other techniques" to handle the fateful August encounter, potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Tuesday. Retired neurosurgeon and West Palm Beach resident Carson, who is black, also told syndicated conservative radio...
Nov 26, 2014

.@RealBenCarson: Obama & liberals "manipulate...minority communities to make them feel that they are victims"

Royal Palm is lighting up…its parks — ROYAL PALM BEACH -- The village is going to shell out more than $265,000 to replace aging lighting at two parks -- Bob Marcello Baseball Complex and Preservation Park. It's also adding lights to Commons Park. Field 5 will get new lighting at the baseball complex while two Preservation Parks basketball courts will...