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Major Grant For FAU Nursing

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for an advanced nursing education program titled, “Caring-based Academic Partnerships (CAPPs) to Enhance…

Jared Hise Booked On 34 Drug Charges

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — By our count, Jared Hise is facing 34 counts of “Drug Possession – Controlled Substance Without Prescription” and is being held on $102,000 bond. Hise, of Town Harbor Blvd. in Boca, was arrested by PBSO mid-day Wednesday and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail.  He remained in jail as…

Karalee Johns, Not A Vulcan, Arrested In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Karalee Johns is out of jail Thursday morning following her arrest in Boca Raton for allegedly driving while her license was suspended or revoked.  There is no indication in the booking record that Ms. Johns is a Vulcan, despite the eye makeup that might lead some to…

WARNING: Local Woman Learns Facebook Posts Can Lead To Prison

MIAMI, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — (Source: USDOJ) — A Miami student was sentenced yesterday for cyberstalking on Facebook and Instagram. Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, made the announcement. Kassandra Cruz, 23, of Miami, Florida,…

CUE NOAH: It’s Going To Rain, And Rain, And Rain In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (National Weather Service) — URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL 214 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016 ….POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING OVER SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING… .DEEP MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION 9 WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD OVER SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE TRAINING…

NOT READY: I-Ready No Longer Required Homework In Palm Beach County

BY: Andrew Colton Editor/Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District late Monday told BocaNewsNow.com that controversial computer learning tool “I-Ready” will not be mandated for homework use. The statement was made after BocaNewsNow.com reported growing concern throughout the school district about I-Ready’s lack of mobile device accessibility and a long…

Christina Kent-Calleja Facing DUI Charge

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Christina Kent-Calleja is out of jail now following her early morning arrest Sunday for DUI. The Palm Beach Coutny Sheriff’s Office booked Kent-Calleja into jail around 3:30 Sunday morning. She was released on her own recognizance at 10:15am. The official charge: DUI — unlawful blood alcohol — refusal to submit…

Boca Falls Resident Sacha Darras Facing Major Drug Charges

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sacha Darras remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Sunday afternoon following his early morning arrest by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.  Darras is charged with Heroin Possession with intent to sell, multiple counts possessing a controlled substance without a prescription, multiple counts of possessing drug equipment, obstructing justice,…

Sabrena Fears Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We’ve previously reported on the DUI arrest of Boca’s Sabrena Fears and today is proof that history repeats itself.  Fears, 46, is now charged with DUI and refusing to submit to a DUI test after a license suspension. The resident of NE 39th Street was booked into the Palm Beach…

BAD MOVE: Palm Beach Schools’ Expensive I-Ready Nightmare

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UPDATE: August 29, 2016: Major update to this story. Please click here. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents attending “curriculum night” this week at schools throughout Palm Beach County learned a stunning fact: The School District’s highly publicized “I-Ready” program — for which it is paying $5.6 Million — is incompatible with iPads, Android Tablets,…