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  • US is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

    WASHINGTON America's nuclear power industry needs to do a better job of planning for rare but catastrophic events such as the Fukushima disaster in Japan, according to a panel of scientists asked by Congress to make recommendations for nuclear safety....
  • Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure

    Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure
    General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet. GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...
  • Kevin Hunt: Technology for the amateur spy

    Kevin Hunt: Technology for the amateur spy
    Spy technology has become so widespread and smartphone-ready that sleuthing, like golf, can be played by almost anyone. Not everyone can own a Stingray II, the controversial surveillance device from Harris Corp. that gathers cellphone data from targeted...
  • Monticello Dream: Friendly's Founder Building Duplicate Of Jefferson Mansion In Somers

    Monticello Dream: Friendly's Founder Building Duplicate Of Jefferson Mansion In Somers
    Even in the summer heat, 99-year-old S. Prestley Blake drives his green off-road cart to check on his construction project several times a day. Blake, co-founder of the Friendly's Ice Cream empire, is spending an estimated $6 million to build a copy...
  • GM posts small profit despite recall expenses

    GM posts small profit despite recall expenses
    General Motors Co. squeezed out a small second-quarter profit — despite setting aside billions of dollars for recall expenses and payouts to crash victims — while Ford Motor Co. reported a large profit for the quarter, helped by a turnaround...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded

    SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded
    So many people are using the SunRail station in DeBary that commuter-train officials are looking at expanding the parking lot. SunRail project manager Tawny Olore said she thinks an additional 100 spots need to be added to the 275-space lot, which...
  • Lakeland company assembles full fleet of jet fighters

    Lakeland company assembles full fleet of jet fighters
    Unbeknownst to many, an entire fleet of military aircraft is being quietly assembled just up Interstate 4. We're talking MiG-21s, A-4K Skyhawks, MB-339s and more. This isn't a museum. It's a growing fleet of more than 70 fighter jets, capable of...
  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness

    Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness
    MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife. Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
  • 10 iconic Caribbean sights to see on your next vacation

    Florida’s “backyard,” the Caribbean, is filled with iconic sights. Here are our 10 favorites — in no particular order — you may wish to check out during your next cruise or trip to the islands: ┬ĚDunn’s River Falls,...