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  • Elizabeth Edwards: 'Marriage hard work'

     
    by Mark Silva Lastly this evening, as Elizabeth Edwards' memoir-promoting tour reaches a certain cable crescendo tonight on Larry King Live, we are listening to some of the reflections of a woman battling terminal cancer, a woman who lost a......
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Top 20 dance for votes

     
    No pressure, So You Think You Can Dance, but judge Adam Shankman tweeted today: 'No joke: tonight is one of the best sytycd dance eps ever. The 20 brought it!'I say: Bring it on!Tonight's panel includes Adam Shankman, Mary Murphy......
  • Drunken Driving Fatalities Decline in 2008

     
    A slow economy and the summer???s high gas prices contributed to a solid decrease in the number of drunken driving fatalities in 2008. According to the Department of Transportation 11,773 people died as a result of alcohol-related vehicle accidents in.......
  • Drunken Driving Declines, But Drug Use Remains a Problem

     
    The nation???s drunken driving laws appear to be having a positive effect, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 1973, 7.5% of drivers had a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher (the legal limit everywhere in the........
  • Strict Laws Convince Teens to Buckle Up

     
    States with tougher seat belt laws translate to more teens buckling up, according to a new seat belt study conducted by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance. The study found that new teen drivers who live in......
  • Drunken Driving Arrests for Women Continue to Rise

     
    The number of women arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol has increased by nearly 30% from 1998-2007, according to a report released this month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. The increase was also confirmed by........
  • Kind, Involved Parents Raise the Best Drivers

     
    This isn???t exactly a shocker, but parents who are nice yet firm and involved in their children???s driving habits tend to raise the best drivers, according to two studies appearing in the journal ???Pediatrics.??? The studies found that parents who........
  • Texting while driving: 'License, please'

     
    by Mark Silva TWD. There oughta be a law, says Ray LaHood, secretary of transportation, sponsoring a two-day conference in Washington starting today on: Texting While Driving. It should be illegal, nationwide, the DOT chief, a Republican former...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

     
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren???t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Car Booster Seats Cut Injury Risk in Half

     
    Children in booster seats have roughly half the risk of injury during a car accident as those who are only using a seat belt, according to a study by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children???s Hospital of......
  • Should Adderley's turbulent ride as FLPD chief end?

     
    Frank Adderley came in trumpeted as the homegrown cop done good, the one who grew up in Fort Lauderdale's northwest Sistrunk corridor and rose through the ranks to become the city's first black police chief. But ever since his May......