Girl Scouts of the United States of America

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    July 4, 2014

    Celebrate Future GMO Independence this Fourth of July

    A quick look at the standard American spread at a Fourth of July gathering can be the biggest unintended commercial advocating for the GMO awareness movement. There are burgers made of cows pumped full of hormones and raised in miserable conditions, genetically modified seedless watermelon, sweet ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Top Eight Pinterest Snacks for the DIY Stoner

    By Marisa Cutaia Some time in the not too distant future, some form of legal marijuana might be coming to Florida. Just the idea of it gives us the munchies. But we aren't satisfied with a bag of Cheetos; our foodie palates are far too refined to settle for that. So we went cruising on Pinterest t ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Girl Scouts Robbed While Selling Cookies (Video)

    Sure there's crime everywhere, but it takes a truly soulless character to steal from a Girl Scout. Nevertheless, that's what happened this past Sunday, February 9, when two teens robbed a troop of Girl Scouts selling cookies outside the Winn Dixie at 3260 Davie Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. That's rig ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    The Politely Evil Empire

    How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.

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    August 29, 2013
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    March 1, 2013

    Honey Boo Boo Gets Busted for Selling Girl Scout Cookies Via Facebook

    Honey Boo Boo and Mama June have turned their ridiculous antics and eating habits into an entire industry. From a few appearances on TLC's Toddlers & Tiaras (where we meet Honey Boo Boo and her fondness for Pepto-Bismol-colored pageant outfits and Go-Go juice), the miniature pageant queen has tu ... More >>

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    February 3, 2013

    Girl Scout Cookies and Craft Beer: Due South Brewing to Host Pairing Event

    The Clean Plate Charlie crew are huge fans of Girl Scout Cookies. Those once-a-year colorful boxes of deliciousness make over-indulging in sweets feel like a community service. The Girl Scout's message and mission are so wholesome, it almost seems gauche to match the cookies with a glass of fine cra ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Duffy's Has Girl Scouts Samoa Cupcakes

    One would think Duffy's Sports Grill would have the reputation of being a place where tough guys sit around to eat wings, drink beer, and talk trash during the game But really, this Palm Beach Gardens-based sports bar chain has a soft spot for little girls who sell cookies.Duffy's has teamed up with ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Local Girl Scouts Collecting Cookies for Troops Overseas

    It's Girl Scout cookie season, and whether you're loyal to Thin Mints, Tagalongs or Samoas, chances are you look forward to their annual arrival as much as the rest of us. And who deserves to chow down Cookie Monster-style more than our American heroes? Turns out, concerned citizens can send baked ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Girl Scout Cookie Eating Contest at South Florida Fair

    It's Girl Scout cookie time and that means everyone frantically running around trying to locate a troop of girls in green uniforms to stock up on Thin Mints and Samoas.More than 9,000 Girl Scouts participate in the annual cookie sale, which runs through February 17, which means that you'll probably ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    It's National S'Mores Day: Make Some Tonight (Video)

    Once again, here's a totally made-up holiday that just sounds like a good time. National S'mores day.  This campfire classic has dubious origins, but the first recorded recipe for this sticky mess of a snack dates back to the 1927 Girl Scouts publication, Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Sco ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Girl Scout Cookie Season Nears: There's an App (and a New Cookie)

    ​Q: What's green and tries to take all your money by being cute?  A: The Geico Gecko Girl Scouts during cookie-selling season!January 12 is the official start of Girl Scout cookie season in South Florida, which means you won't be able to set foot into a mall or supermarket without being hustl ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Say It Ain't So! Are Girl Scout Cookies Destroying the Rainforest?

    Marit and Toomas Hinnosaar​It's no secret that Girl Scout cookies are a popular treat and topic around these parts, but those Thin Mints and Peanut Butter Tagalongs--while unarguably delicious--are not entirely free from controversy. Turns out, a good number of those iconic morsels contain p ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Make Your Own Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies (Recipe)

    Do-si-dos -- safe for Celiacs!​The little hustlers, also know as Girl Scouts, have left their perches in front of Walmart and retreated into their human caves.You know what that means, right? No more girl scout cookies until next year.If you're a celiac -- and you can't consume gluten -- then this ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Last Weekend For Girl Scout Cookies

    ​Duck season, wabbit season, Girl Scout cookie season -- all things must pass. This is the last weekend you can buy Girl Scout cookies in South Florida. Last month, we turned viciously against the manipulative little sprites and then we went all-out telling readers exactly how to find th ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Four Reasons to Hate Girl Scouts woodleywonderworks Innocent looking master manipulators Monday, January 24, was the most depressing day of 2011, according to a story by MSN Health & Fitness. A British researcher blames post-holiday blues and debt, unusually harsh winter weather, and failed New Year's Re ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies (Online Cookie Locator and iPhone App!)

    Flickr​It happens every year. You hear everyone talking about them -- the delicious Tagalongs, the sinfully good Thin Mint cookies (which taste better in a milkshake, BTW), the little girls manipulating you into buying four boxes. But poor you -- your office is one of those desolate hells that doe ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Sunsport Gardens Exposes Naked Truth About Nudism

    Photo by Devin DesjarlaisMorley Schloss, majority shareholder of Sunsport, and his wife Anne Fischer.​The Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort is tucked away from prying eyes. To get there, you have to drive down several dirt roads in the already remote western Palm Beach county town of Loxahat ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    Morning Juice: Court Dates for Palm Beach County's Most Famous, Glamorous Defendants

    ​Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach counties this Thursday:Wearing a big pair of sunglasses, Dalia Dippolito made a court appearance yesterday in West Palm Beach. Attorneys for the accused murder conspirator want a judge to bar both sides from speaking to the media. [WPBF]Stefanie W ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    Girl Scout Leader Gets Badge for Credit Card Theft

    Flickr: wintrspawnApparently, this Girl Scout couldn't afford clothes, either, so she improvised!.​The Boynton Beach Police Department has arrested Magaret Ann Willett, a volunteer for the Girl Scouts of America, on suspicion of credit card fraud after a victim picked out Willett from a surveillan ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Morning Juice: Dolphins Make the Bills Pay; Local Family Makes the Doctors Pay

    ​It's Monday. Here's the news from the weekend in Broward and Palm Beach. Big win for the Dolphins, who desperately needed a boost of confidence after an 0-3 start and Pennington's season-ending injury. Vontae Davis returned an interception for a touchdown, setting the tone for the defense's best ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    Girl Scout Cookies Hit Streets, Scared of Salmonella?

    Cookie junkies across the nation simultaneously erupted in joy and floundered in despair when '09 Girl Scout cookie shipments hit the streets and salmonella peanut butter reports hit the airwaves. But don't despair, according to MSN Health & Fitness:"The drum roll for recalls of peanut butter p ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008
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    December 27, 2007
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    November 7, 2007
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    August 16, 2007

    A Change of Season

    Can be a real lifesaver

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    December 12, 2006

    The Real Raffo

    Kim Before the Fall Okay, I took a commenter's advice from the post below and looked up Kim Raffo on Google. And just the second hit is an amazing story in the Star-Ledger about all four victims of the apparent serial killer stalking Atlantic City. In it, the real story on Raffo is told -- and when ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Block Hoppin'

    Respectable Street's sweet 19 — Lowebows, octabongs, and love!

  • Dining

    March 30, 2006

    There's a Waiter in My Soup

    Even the greatness of Mark Militello's cuisine can be ruined by bad service.

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    October 27, 2005

    Hey! You Locked My Beat Box!

    B-boys break through West Palm

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    February 17, 2005
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    November 25, 2004
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    November 18, 2004
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    February 5, 2004

    Scenes from the '60s

    The Beatles and JFK

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    November 27, 2003

    United States of Jesus

    The folks who are "reclaiming America for Christ" are pushing an agenda for a Taliban-like state where Scripture is law

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    November 7, 2002

    Girlhood, Interrupted

    When Elrinda Jones disappeared, the cops didn't seem to care

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    November 9, 2000

    Maggie's Funny Farm

    Margaret Sheehan nearly died after filling her home with odds and ends. Then came the invasion.

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    February 17, 2000

    Heaven on Wheels

    The denizens of the Gold Coast roller rink may be getting on in years. But they still let the good times roll.

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    February 11, 1999

    Dead Man Waiting

    Billy Elledge brutally raped and murdered a woman in Hollywood 25 years ago. He has sat in prison since then, evidence that Florida's death penalty isn't working.

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    December 11, 1997