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  • Hyundai BlueLink: An OnStar Rival and More

     
    While OnStar announced its service will become available in competing vehicles, Hyundai announced today that it will offer a similar service for its owners, called BlueLink. BlueLink covers more than just OnStar-like services ??? unlocking doors, crash...
  • 2011 Kia Optima Wins Cars.com's 'Best of 2011' Award

     
    The past year has seen the automotive industry rebound from bankruptcies and an economic crisis with an outpouring of new and redesigned models, with electric cars stealing most of the headlines. Out of the dozens of newly introduced or redesigned......
  • 2011 Detroit Auto Show Winners & Losers: Production Cars

     
    Concept cars didn???t really steal the show in Detroit this year, but neither did the new cars that will hit dealerships throughout the year. These debuts may be vitally important to each of their respective automakers, but none made the......
  • Golf course shooting: New low for South Florida crime?

     
    Back in my golf writing days, I heard stories of the occasional mugging in remote corners of the Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course in the Bronx, the country's oldest public golf course, but I never knew if it was urban......
  • A thief without faith? Tithe check stolen from Gloucester Church

     
    A string of residential burglaries and the assault of two Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighters in the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital emergency room are among the lowlights of this week's crime report. Someone also stole a tithe check out of.......
  • Keyless-Entry Cars Vulnerable to Silent Theft

     
    Remote keyless entry has been around for a while ??? since the late 1980s, in fact ??? and today it???s almost standard on all new cars. But the pervasiveness of this feature is not without consequence. As researchers in Switzerland......
  • Local school tax: A cynical shell game

     
    How dumb do the legislators in Tallahassee think we are? Apparently, very dumb. There's no other way to explain the cynical shell game that keeps going on with public school funding. So now we might have another year of a......
  • Will there be a new Gloucester sheriff in town?

     
    Ted Koehl, a former captain in the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office, appears intent on running for sheriff. Koehl has launched a website announcing his candidacy. Koehl resigned from the sheriff's office in early 2008, after Sheriff Steve Gentry took...
  • Gloucester man victim of sweepstakes fraud

     
    A 69-year-old man is out tens of thousands of dollars after falling prey to unscrupulous miscreants who pulled a fast one on him. The man was notified by mail in December that he had won a sweepstakes, according to this week's Gloucester......
  • Red-Light Cameras Save Lives, IIHS Says

     
    Some people consider red light-camera enforcement to be a ???big brother??? government tactic; others see a scheme to generate revenue for a given municipality. Regardless what the naysayers believe, red-light cameras are saving lives, according to a...
  • Palm Beach County drops proposal for local ban on extended-size ammunition magazines

     
    Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson Tuesday gave up his push for a local ban on the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines, like those used in last month???s Tucson shooting. Aaronson just four days earlier had called for a local......