US Coast Guard crew seizes cocaine worth $206 million

A recent deployment proved very successful for a U.S. Coast Guard crew: During their 80-day patrol they seized nearly 12,000 pounds of cocaine worth around $206 million.

The Coast Guard cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, on Friday after the counter-narcotic patrol in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific.

The Campbell intercepted suspected smuggling vessels six times, according to a statement from the Coast Guard.

The Campbell's commanding officer, Cmdr. Mark McDonnell, said he's "incredibly proud" of his team. The 29-year-old ship has a crew of 100.

The Cambell and another cutter, Active, seized the drugs off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, the Coast Guard said. The crew offloaded the drugs last week in Florida.

McDonnell said the presence of the Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies is "essential to dismantling the crime networks that threaten the U.S. with their illicit activiti…

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$100 million in renovations proposed for Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter

JUPITER, Fla. - The Miami Marlins and St.Louis Cardinals are asking Palm Beach County to foot the bill for $100 million in renovations to Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.

The 20-year-old stadium has had minor renovations in recent years, but the Marlins and Cardinals organizations said the stadium needs significant renovations in order to compete.

The proposal includes expanding the clubhouses for both teams, adding more batting tunnels, more shaded-seating areas and expanding the team store. 

Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium is county owned. It's going to be up to the county commission to decide how to fund the project, but under the current proposal, the county would use tourism tax money. 

The Marlins and Cardinals have a lease at the stadium until 2027. Both teams said if the renovations are approved they would extend their le…

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Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter agrees to pay $5.45 million settlement

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida golf club owned by President Donald Trump has agreed to pay $5.45 million to settle a lawsuit brought by former members.

The Sun Sentinel reported Monday that the agreement must still be approved by the courts.

A class-action lawsuit alleged Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter violated contract terms that 65 members had signed with the previous owner, Ritz-Carlton.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra ruled against the golf club in February 2017. The settlement requires Trump's organization to pay 94 percent of the total judgment ordered by the federal judge. After deducting expenses and attorneys' fees, the class-action members will receive 71 percent of their refunds.

Trump took over the club in 2012.

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