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BOCA RATON MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING, HEROIN, MORE

MULTIPLE COUNTS OF DRUG TRAFFICKING FILED BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Milad Ibrahim of the 10200 Block of Boca Entrada Blvd. is facing seriously drug charges following his Saturday arrest. The affidavit of probable cause is still being processed early Sunday morning but the Palm Beach County Jail reports that Ibrahim is […]

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AGAIN: SOCIAL DISTANCING ISSUES ON LAKE BOCA

CROWDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON APPEAR TO VIOLATING EXECUTIVE ORDERS, PENALTIES INCLUDE VESSEL FORFEITURE BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Don’t tell the boaters on Lake Boca, but there’s still a pandemic. There are also executive orders in place that make what you seem to be seeing in the photo above illegal. Yes, it’s Saturday afternoon in Boca, […]

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FLORIDA’S DEADLY COVID SATURDAY, 182 NEW DEATHS RECORDED

FLORIDA INFECTION COUNT RISING AGAIN, NOW 8,541 NEW CASES LOGGED, SEVEN DAY HIGH BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida’s infection count is steadily rising again and significant death counts are still being recorded and reported. On Friday, through 11:59 p.m., the Florida Dept. of Health says 182 COVID-19 deaths were added to the books, with […]

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COVID-19 SATURDAY: ICU Bed Availability Slightly Better In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — An early morning look at the ICU census for Palm Beach County reveals a slightly better picture than what we’ve seen in recent days. The key word is “slightly.” As of 7:01 a.m. ET on Saturday, August 8th, 2020, 25.9-percent of all ICU beds in the county are available. Health […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY CITES 52 BUSINESSES, SHUTS DOWN 24 FOR COVID VIOLATIONS

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner didn’t mince words during a Friday afternoon COVID-19 update. “There is a time to transition to compliance,” he said — adding that there’s been enough education about COVID-19 rules, now it’s time to enforce those rules. According to Kerner, at least 52 written warnings […]

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NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER WATCHING TROPICAL WAVE

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center is watching a tropical wave off the coast of Africa. The current tracking suggests this is likely nothing to lose sleep over, but tropical systems have a way of being surprising this time of year. As things currently stand, the Hurricane Center says there’s just a […]

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FLORIDA: DYING AND LYING? 180 NEW DEATHS, QUESTIONS OVER PALM BEACH COUNTY’S NUMBERS

FLORIDA LOGS 180 NEW DEATHS, PALM BEACH COUNTY LOGS 27, POSITIVITY RATE SEEMS UNBELIEVABLE BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County recorded a near record 27 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday through 11:59 p.m. with 367 new infections. But the reported positivity rate — just 7.4 percent — seems somewhere between improbable and an outright […]

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SCHOOL COVID DATABASE: Help Keep An Eye On COVID In Schools

Fired Florida Data Chief Building School COVID-19 Database, Seeks Funding BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Fired Florida Data Scientist Rebekah Jones is building a national database to monitor COVID-19 in schools. The database could provide a look at what Governors may not want you to see — the infection rate in specific elementary, middle and […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY PEDIATRIC POSITIVITY RATE STILL EXTREMELY HIGH

POSITIVITY RATE SUGGESTS IN-PERSON SCHOOL WON’T HAPPEN ANYTIME SOON BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The pediatric positivity rate for Palm Beach County is now higher than it was nearly two weeks ago. The just released numbers from the Florida Department of Health — in its weekly pediatric-only report — reveal a positivity rate of 14.5 […]

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BOCA BLACK BOX RECEIVES WRITTEN WARNING, THURSDAY “SARGE” SHOW GOES “VIRTUAL”

BLACK BOX APPARENTLY INTENDED TO OFFER IN-PERSON SEATING BEFORE BOCANEWSNOW COVERAGE, COUNTY WARNING. IN-PERSON TICKETS PROMOTED AS RECENTLY AS WEDNESDAY. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Black Box, the performing arts venue on Glades Road in Boca Raton, apparently decided at the last minute to go “virtual only” for its “Sarge” performance set for Thursday […]

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FLORIDA GOV. RON DESANTIS LIFTS QUARANTINE ORDER FOR NY, NJ, CT VISITORS

DESANTIS ORDER COMES AS FLORIDA LOGS 533,011 CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19. NY’S TOTAL IS 418,225. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — He didn’t make a public announcement, but with the stroke of a pen, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis rescinded the order that required travelers from New York, New Jersey and CT to self-quarantine for two weeks […]

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Baptist Health Opens Urgent Care Center In West Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Baptist Health) (Ed. Note: This is NOT a COVID-19 Testing Site) — Baptist Health Urgent Care in West Boca is now open to provide convenient access to care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Located at 20665 Lyons Road, in Palm Beach County, the center, which is Baptist Health’s 24th urgent care […]

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FLORIDA GOV. DESANTIS ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER FOR RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT MUST SCREEN ALL EMPLOYEES FOR COVID-19 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis just issued Executive Order 20-192 requiring restaurant owners and managers to screen employees per CDC guidelines. This is just out (as of 11:15 a.m. Thursday), expect various interpretations of what it truly means… WHEREAS, on March 9, 2020, […]

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FLORIDA COVID DEATHS: ANOTHER 120 LAST GOODBYES

MORE THAN 510,000 POSITIVE TESTS NOW RECORDED IN FLORIDA BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Another 120 COVID-19 deaths were logged in Florida on Wednesday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Dept. of Health. Florida also recorded another 7,683 infections, bringing Florida’s infection count to 510,389. The total death count for Florida is 7,747 — […]

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COVID GREAT FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY HOME, CONDO SALES

REPORT SHOWS DRAMATIC INCREASE IN NEW SIGNED CONTRACTS YEAR TO YEAR BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 pandemic is spectacular for Palm Beach County single family home sales and condo sales. The just-out report by Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants for DouglasElliman shows a dramatic increase in virtually all price points, year-to-year, […]

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SCHOOL SURVEY EXTENDED, BUT PALM BEACH SCHOOLS START IN JUST WEEKS

PARENTS APPARENTLY SLOW TO RESPOND BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The highly publicized Palm Beach County School District survey — asking parents when they would feel comfortable sending kids back to school — apparently isn’t generating significant response. The school district just extended the response deadline, even though school starts remotely in just over 3 […]

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ANOTHER 225 DEAD IN FLORIDA, COVID KEEPS KICKING

MORE THAN 500,000 INFECTED IN FLORIDA ANOTHER 21 DEAD IN PALM BEACH COUNTY BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The State of Florida recorded 225 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday through 11:59 p.m. The infection count increased by 5,495. The positivity rate statewide, based on Tuesday’s reporting, is 10.89 percent. The positivity rate has increased for […]

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