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GEO Group Bolts FAU, Pulls Stadium Money

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton-based Geo Group, the private prison firm that entered into an agreement with Florida Atlantic University for stadium naming rights, has pulled its money in the midst of international controversy. GEO Group, which is contracted by the federal government to run private prisons — at least one of which…

New Charges Against Boca Doctor In Pill Mill Sting

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UPDATE: Friday, 9:44a: We have received a press release from the Statewide task force. See below. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Dr. Mark Cukierman — facing federal charges of racketeering and delivery of a controlled substance following a DEA investigation, is now facing new charges from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Cukierman, of Fenwick…

Mr. Food, Art Ginsburg, Dies In South Florida

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WESTON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — One of the original TV chefs, seen hosting short vignettes during local television newscasts nationwide, has died. Art Ginsburg — a resident of Weston — died at 81 from pancreatic cancer. According to his website, MrFood.com: We are deeply saddened to announce founder of Mr. Food, Art Ginsburg, passed away today.…

Boca Raton Firefighters Rescue Fish From Grilling

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A mid-afternoon house fire in Boca Raton nearly cost several animals — including tropical fish — their lives, but Boca Raton Firefighters saved them, and managed to contain the blaze to a small area. According to Boca Raton Fire Rescue: At approximately 2:55pm Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Department responded…

New England Man Found Dead On Deerfield Beach

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DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We have new details about the body that apparently washed ashore on October 17th in Deerfield Beach. The man has now been identified as 47-year-old Jay Harper of Southbury, Connecticut. Investigators say Harper went to the beach with a female companion sometime between midnight and 2am on October 17th —…