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2011-01-24 00:00:40

Certified Slings & Supply has opened a new 6,000 square foot Service Center facility in Riviera, Florida offering customers in Palm Beach and surrounding counties expert solutions and products for their industrial rigging, overhead lifting, load securement and contractor's supplies. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2011 Certified Slings & Supply has opened a new 6,000 square foot Service Center facility in Riviera, Florida offering customers in Palm Beach and surrounding...

2010-06-14 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light (FPL) has contracted Siemens Energy to supply six 60-Hz H-class gas turbine-generator packages for the modernization of its Riviera Beach and Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Centers in Florida, as well as a 15-year service agreement for all turbines. Each power plant will utilize three 274 MW-rated SGT6-8000H gas turbines. With an efficiency of approximately 60 percent in combined cycle operation, this advanced,...

2009-04-23 17:18:39

A Florida judge has tossed a town's ordinance that made wearing pants below the waist an offense punishable with a fine. Palm Beach County Judge Laura Johnson ruled Riviera Beach's ordinance against saggy pants -- which was approved by 72 percent of city voters in a March 2008 referendum -- is unconstitutional, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Thursday. Johnson ruled that wearing saggy pants -- defined in the ordinance as wearing pants below the waist while exposing skin or underwear...

2009-04-13 11:43:39

Wearing low pants that expose boxer shorts is a constitutionally protected expression of identity, say opponents of a saggy pants ban in Riviera Beach, Fla. Palm Beach County public defenders are challenging a law passed last year by more than 70 percent of voters that makes it illegal to wear pants low enough to show skin or underwear, The New York Times reported Monday. Twenty young men in Riviera have been charged under the ordinance and have cases pending, the Times reported, noting other...

2009-03-24 07:00:00

SAVE THE DATE / CALENDAR NOTICE / MEDIA ADVISORY Event Attendees Will Enjoy Sizzling Performances and Appearances by Soulja Boy, Rick Ross, The Dream, Flo Rida, Busta Rhymes, and Keri Hilson, Just to Name a Few! NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BET returns to beautiful Riviera Beach in West Palm Beach, Florida for the network's signature spring break music extravaganza SPRING BLING '09. Viewers should prepare to get drenched by the hottest performances and sun-soaked competitions ever to...

2008-10-01 18:00:33

Police in Florida say that a group of copper thieves posed as utility workers to go into manholes and steal cable from under city streets. Five men were arrested Monday night in Riviera Beach, the Palm Beach (Fla.) Post reported. The suspects, all from Miami, were charged with attempted burglary and possession of stolen property. Investigators said that the men allegedly used a van painted with the logos "Utility Service Contractors of Florida" and "Utility Maintenance & Repair...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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