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Airplane Mosquito Spraying Friday Over Boca Raton, Delray Beach

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Verbatim) — The Palm Beach County Mosquito Control Division will be conducting aerial spraying beginning 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, August 14, weather permitting. Aerial spraying is in response to the Mosquito Control Division’s and the Florida Department of Health’s surveillance and prevention efforts to combat […]

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Vote This Weekend In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Verbatim Media Advisory) — Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Wendy Sartory Link is reminding voters they can vote this weekend, and encouraging voters to cast their ballot — whether in-person or by mail — as soon as possible. Palm Beach County’s in-person Early […]

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HURRICANE CENTER: Tropical Storm Likely Forms Today

Florida Appears To Be Out Of Cone As Peak Hurricane Season Approaches BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As predicted, what will likely become Tropical Storm Josephine may be no big deal for Florida — but it’s a reminder that we are rapidly approaching “peak” hurricane season. NOAA says this will be an extremely active time […]

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FACT CHECK: DeSantis Incorrectly Babbles About Navy SEALS, Osama Bin Laden

DeSantis Creates His Own Version Of History UPDATE: After praising Martin County and making the bizarre Navy SEAL comment, Martin County shut an elementary school today due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the school. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ Wednesday night address is largely being panned nationwide. At issue: his comparison […]

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Pipe Bombs Lead To Boynton Beach Evacuations

UPDATE: Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:35 a.m.: There has been an arrest. Read it here. BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boynton Beach Police and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office evacuated apartments and homes near Congress Avenue and Old Boynton Road Wednesday when a number of pipe bombs were found in the area. From Boynton […]

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FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT: NUMBERS SKEWED, LAB WITHHELD DATA

STUNNING ADMISSION FROM HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUT TRUE IMPACT ON DATA UNCLEAR BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health is taking the rare step of calling out a South Florida lab, while admitting that data provided today — Wednesday — may be skewed. From the Florida Dept. of Health: “Today, the Florida Department […]

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DRAMA CONTINUES: Palm Beach School Board Meeting Now Live

Board Members Considering The Latest COVID Reopening Plan, After Florida Department of Education Vetoes Plan Board Previously Approved Watch Live, Below BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The drama that is the 2020-2021 school year is playing out live right now in Palm Beach County. The School Board is meeting right now to consider a new […]

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COVID FLORIDA: Another 212 Pronounced Dead From COVID, Positivity Rate Climbing

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida is having a tough week. After a few days of what now looks like wishful thinking, the Sunshine State is the State of Dead COVID Patients. The Florida Department of Health reports 212 COVID-19 deaths were added to the books on Tuesday through 11:59 p.m. Florida also logged 8,183 […]

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HURRICANE CENTER: Keep Watching Tropical Depression 11

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Tropical Depression 11 continues to gain strength and while sheer should eventually weaken the system, there is a chance that it doesn’t — giving the storm the opportunity to grow. Remember, this had just a 20 percent chance of developing a few days ago, now it’s on the cusp of […]

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COURTS: Police Up-Charging Crimes With COVID Violations, But Not Enforcing Masks, Crowding

Records Obtained By BocaNewsNow.com Reveal Questionable, Selective Use Of Charges BY: ANDREW COLTON | EDITOR AND PUBLISHER BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Records obtained by BocaNewsNow.com reveal selective enforcement of COVID-19 rules and regulations, with police routinely using the “state of an emergency” as a way to enhance charges in crimes that have nothing to […]

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION! Wave Becomes Tropical Depression 11, It’s One To Watch

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — That wave we’ve been following for several days is now a tropical depression. And while wind sheer may force it into oblivion in a few days, it may not. Simply put: you just never know this time of year. Here is the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center: Visible […]

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ALONSO: Reopening Palm Beach County Would Be COVID “Disaster”

Expect Palm Beach County To Remain At “Phase One” For Quite Some Time BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Department of Health Director for Palm Beach County, Dr. Alina Alonso, told County Commissioners on Tuesday that any jump to move Palm Beach County to a “phase two” reopening could create a COVID crisis. “…going into […]

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COVID TUESDAY: NEW FLORIDA DEATHS JUMP TO 275, POSITIVITY RATE CLIMBS

PALM BEACH COUNTY POSITIVITY RATE CLIMBS BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The reduction in cases, deaths and positivity rate have come to a screeching halt in Florida. The Florida Department of Health reports 275 deaths were logged Monday through 11:59 p.m. At least 5,886 new infections were logged. The positivity rate jumped from 8.58-percent to […]

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COVID DEATHS: Palm Beach County Nursing Homes With COVID Fatalities

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Nursing Home and Longterm Care Facilities continue to be a hotbed of COVID-19 deaths in Palm Beach County. According to the Florida Department of Health and the Agency for Healthcare Administration, here’s a look at facilities in Palm Beach County with their death counts as of August 9th, 2020 — […]

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