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2014-04-07 08:27:26

Orlando, West Palm Beach TV stations testing M-EAS capabilities to enhance public safety as Hurricane Season approaches LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2014 Hurricane Season approaches, television stations in Florida are showing how the new emergency alert capabilities of mobile digital TV will deliver lifesaving information as video, alert banners, maps, and text alerts to mobile DTV-equipped devices. Stations testing the enhanced alerting capabilities of the...

2013-03-09 23:01:16

From the Easter Seals benefit to the Easter Bunny celebration, a lot of activities are in store for the South Florida retail arena. Jupiter, Fla. (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Kicking off Springtime and arrival of the Easter holiday, the ninth-annual fundraising event “A Pair To Remember” took place at The Gardens Mall to support the work of Easter Seals. The $125-per-ticket luncheon included a live auction of women´s shoes, a designer fashion show, a silent auction and a...

2009-09-10 15:14:51

Florida police said a thief or thieves used bolt cutters to enter cages at the Palm Beach Zoo and steal four monkeys and a parrot. West Palm Beach police said three squirrel monkeys, a Goeldi's monkey and the parrot were discovered missing Thursday morning, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach, reported Thursday. Authorities said a $5,000 reward is being offered for the return of the animals.


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.