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 2021-06-04 10:41 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Boynton Beach police holding gun buyback event Saturday...

The department is hosting a gun buyback event on Saturday to provide an opportunity for community members to safely and legally get rid of unwanted, functional firearms....

 2021-06-04 10:31 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

From handshakes to fist bumps: The future of professional greetings...

In the business world, the handshake has been a staple for a very long time, but the pandemic has changed that....

 2021-06-04 10:25 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

House Democrats unveil $547B infrastructure bill amid Biden talks...

The proposal from Rep. Peter DeFazio, the Democratic chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, comes during a key moment of the infrastructure debate as the White House signals its desire to start wrapping up negotiations....

 2021-06-04 10:21 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Boca Raton Historical Society Museum to reopen with interactive displays...

Boca Raton Historical Society Executive Director Mary Csar said the museum on Federal Highway is likely re-opening by the end of the summer....

 2021-06-04 09:05 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

US taps groups to pick asylum-seekers to allow into country...

The groups will determine who is most vulnerable in Mexico, and their criteria has not been made public....

 2021-06-04 08:35 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Reports: Facebook to end rule exemptions for politicians...

The company's reasoning for the policy was that what political leaders say is newsworthy and in the public interest even if it is offensive, bullying or otherwise controversial....

 2021-06-04 07:30 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

US could see baby boom this summer, study says...

The United States could see a baby boom this summer after a decline in pregnancies following the coronavirus shutdown in 2020....

 2021-06-04 06:28 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Jobs data to show whether worker shortages still slow hiring...

With U.S. businesses scrambling to fill millions of jobs as the economy reopens much faster than many had expected, Friday's jobs report for May will help show whether their efforts are succeeding....

 2021-06-04 05:33 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

After 2-year battle, House panel to interview Trump counsel...

The House Judiciary Committee is set to question former White House counsel Don McGahn after years of trying....

 2021-06-04 04:37 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Heart reaction probed as possible rare vaccine link in teens...

Health authorities are trying to determine whether heart inflammation that can occur along with many types of infections could also be a rare side effect in teens after the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-06-04 03:50 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

US Marshals: 1 man dead during arrest attempt in Minneapolis...

The U.S. Marshals Service says one man died when authorities who were part of a task force fired their weapons after he displayed a handgun in Minneapolis' Uptown neighborhood....

 2021-06-04 02:31 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

Threat prompts increased school police presence at Palm Beach Central High School...

The School District of Palm Beach County said Thursday there will be an increased school police presence at Palm Beach Central High School Friday due to a threat....

 2021-06-04 02:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Palm Beach School District to begin offering vaccines to students...

The Palm Beach County School District starting Saturday will offer Pfizer vaccinations at four locations for students, staff and their families for those 12 and older...

 2021-06-03 23:51 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Expert questions West Palm delaying action after toxins found...

A water utility engineer with decades of experience said the city of West Palm Beach could have been more proactive in handling the current water situation, saying he presented the city with a possible fix nearly a decade ago....

 2021-06-03 23:22 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Distraught woman pulled from bridge by La. officers, good Samaritan...

Louisiana officers pulled a distraught woman from a bridge....

 2021-06-03 23:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Okeechobee Utility Authority testing for algae toxins in drinking water...

The Okeechobee Utility Authority is doing its own testing for potential toxins in its drinking water now that algae is visible on Lake Okeechobee....

 2021-06-03 22:51 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Labor unions urge DeSantis to keep federal benefits boost...

Reverse course. Florida labor unions are urging the governor to rethink early withdrawal from the federal program boosting unemployment benefits....

 2021-06-03 22:29 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

COVID vaccinations drop below 1 million per day...

More than 169 million people, which is more than 51% of the U.S. population, have received at least one dose of the vaccine....

 2021-06-03 22:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral...

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center to resupply the International Space Station....

 2021-06-03 22:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

South Fla. mayors urge DeSantis to reconsider vaccine rules for cruises...

The mayor of a South Florida county and two of its cities have sent a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis asking him to reconsider his refusal to allow cruise lines requiring passengers to be vaccinated to embark or disembark from Florida ports....

 2021-06-03 21:51 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

State's hospitalizations reach 1,799, lowest in nearly year...

The number of people hospitalized in Florida with coronavirus has reached 1,799, the lowest since data was first reported in July 2020....

 2021-06-03 21:26 

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[ West Palm Beach ]

What are the health effects of toxin found West Palm's water?...

Many members of the public want to know the health effects they could face if they are in the vulnerable groups affected by the toxin found in West Palm Beach's drinking water....

 2021-06-03 21:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

West Palm Beach officials hope to lift water advisory soon...

Officials with the city of West Palm Beach said a water advisory issued last week for vulnerable members of the population will continue, but the latest samples offer encouraging news....

 2021-06-03 21:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Walmart aims to empower workers with free smartphones, new app...

The nation's largest private employer says it plans to offer more than 740,000 store workers a new Samsung smartphone for free by year-end....

 2021-06-03 21:05 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Coronavirus pandemic delaying hurricane windows manufacturing...

The coronavirus pandemic could be causing delays in hurricane windows manufacturing....

 2021-06-03 21:05 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Bye Alpha, Eta: Greek alphabet ditched for hurricane names...

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is recalculating just what constitutes an average hurricane season....

 2021-06-03 21:04 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Forecasters predict above-normal hurricane season...

Current warm sea surface temperatures in the subtropic Atlantic are driving the above-average probability....

 2021-06-03 20:52 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey, defended O.J. Simpson, Patty Hearst, dies at 87...

Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey, who defended O.J. Simpson, Patty Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler, has died at age 87....

 2021-06-03 20:51 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Wellington man indicted in Capitol insurrection case to be released...

The Wellington man charged in a sweeping conspiracy indictment connected to the January 6 Capitol insurrection, was granted a conditional release by a federal judge in West Palm Beach....

 2021-06-03 20:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Pride Month celebrated with events in Palm Beach County...

Last year, many events went virtual because of the pandemic, but now things are popping up to help celebrate in person....

 2021-06-03 20:31 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

'Next big wave': Radiation drugs track and kill cancer cells...

Few such drugs are approved now, but the approach may become a new way to treat patients with other hard-to-reach or inoperable cancers....

 2021-06-03 20:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

LIVE: West Palm officials hold briefing on water advisory...

The city of West Palm Beach is scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday afternoon after a water advisory was issued last week for vulnerable members of the population....

 2021-06-03 20:19 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

EXPLAINER: Why and when do COVID-19 vaccines expire?...

The vaccines authorized in the U.S., made by Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, can last for up to about six months from the time of manufacture, depending on how they're stored....

 2021-06-03 19:37 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Bidens mark first lady's birthday with leisurely bike ride...

President Joe Biden helped his wife celebrate her 70th birthday on Thursday with a leisurely bike ride....

 2021-06-03 19:31 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

LIVE: West Palm officials hold briefing on water advisory...

The city of West Palm Beach is scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday afternoon after a water advisory was issued last week for vulnerable members of the population....

 2021-06-03 19:25 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Ex-Treasury worker sentenced to 6 months in 'leak' case...

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards pleaded guilty last year to a conspiracy charge....

 2021-06-03 19:12 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Nextdoor's Free Finds helps users snag deals nearby...

Nextdoor has noticed that about 25% of the items featured on the app are listed as free. The new Free Finds feature helps users quickly find those items nearby....

 2021-06-03 18:55 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Boy ordered in custody after shooting at deputies with girl...

A judge has ordered a 12-year-old boy to be held for 21 days at a secure detention facility pending a hearing later this month....

 2021-06-03 18:43 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Crews remove barriers, memorials at George Floyd Square...

It took the city crews less than four hours to clear the barriers, artwork, flowers and other items from 38th Street and Chicago Avenue where Floyd was killed, informally known as George Floyd Square....

 2021-06-03 18:37 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

SpaceX launches tiny critters, solar panels to space station...

SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels....

 2021-06-03 18:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Purple Heart recipient receives keys to mortgage-free home...

The infantryman's career ended 13 years ago during his second deployment to Iraq...

 2021-06-03 18:24 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Clock ticks on eviction moratorium...

Small landlords say they haven't gotten a fair shot in the process, while some tenants are asking for more time....

 2021-06-03 18:00 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Justice Department probing postmaster general over fundraising...

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is being investigated over political fundraising activity at his former business....

 2021-06-03 17:46 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral...

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center to resupply the International Space Station....

 2021-06-03 17:46 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Furry Friends celebrates opening of new facility...

Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch is celebrating 40 years in Palm Beach County by debuting a brand new building to serve the community....

 2021-06-03 17:45 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Okeechobee City Council votes against recognizing Pride month...

Leaders in the city of Okeechobee won't recognize June as Pride month....

 2021-06-03 17:42 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Grand Classica arrives at Port of Palm Beach for test cruise...

The Bahamas Paradise Grand Classica cruise ship pulled into the Port of Palm Beach on Thursday morning, bringing with it the hope of an economic rebound for South Florida's stalled cruise industry....

 2021-06-03 17:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

WWII veteran celebrates 104 trips around the sun...

Gerrit Degraaf was born in Holland, Michigan, in 1917. He dropped out of school in the eighth grade to help support his family during the beginning of the Great Depression....

 2021-06-03 17:33 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Biden offers tax deal to Republicans in infrastructure talks...

President Joe Biden is trying to break a logjam with Republicans on how to pay for infrastructure improvements, proposing a 15% minimum tax on corporations and the possibility of revenues from increased IRS enforcement as a possible compromise....

 2021-06-03 17:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Rabies alert issued for Indian River County...

Health officials have issued a rabies alert for portions of Indian River County after a raccoon attacked a person and their cat on May 29, then tested positive for the virus four days later....

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