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  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
  • A1A getting makeover north of Sunrise Boulevard

    A1A getting makeover north of Sunrise Boulevard
    – A storm-battered stretch of State Road A1A is getting a permanent face lift, with amenities that will make it much more inviting for bicyclists and pedestrians. Work is set to begin this week on $11.8 million project to rebuild the road between...
  • Man's body in dive gear found at John U. Lloyd park

    Man's body in dive gear found at John U. Lloyd park
    The body of a man who was fully outfitted in diving gear was discovered Tuesday morning at the edge of the Atlantic ocean in John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, an official said. The discovery, believed to be of a man in his 40s, was made shortly before 7 a....
  • Body found in Dania Beach ID'd as missing diver

    Body found in Dania Beach ID'd as missing diver
    The body of a man that washed ashore in Dania Beach Tuesday morning was identified as the diver who went missing in the Atlantic Ocean last weekend. The body of Marc Raroha, 42, of Pompano Beach, was outfitted in diver gear when his remains were...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Filming of 'SciGirls' gets underway at Crystal Cove State Park

    Corona del Mar Today: Filming of 'SciGirls' gets underway at Crystal Cove State Park
    Three girls, all Crystal Cove State Park Junior Guards participants, were recently hanging out at the park, conducting scientific research in the ocean and in university laboratories — all part of filming of a PBS television show that will air in...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY HOLY TRINITY MEMORIAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua, will host "Deadly Housewives," a mystery dinner theater performed by Philadelphia-based Without a Cue Productions, at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Tickets: $30. Info: 610-264-7037,...
  • Mount Rushmore, Black Hills provide South Dakota's view for the ages

    Mount Rushmore, Black Hills provide South Dakota's view for the ages
    As fall begins, the light is as golden as the prairie. The sky is big and blue. This year, with lots of rain, the hills of ponderosa pines undulate in a deep, thick green carpet so solid that the hills really do look black. One can see why American...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • California panel calls for full revamp of state parks funding, upkeep

    California panel calls for full revamp of state parks funding, upkeep
    California needs to completely make over the way it pays and cares for its state parks, according to a state commission reviewing a park system it says is in severe crises. The 12-person commission issued a preliminary report calling for an "internal...
  • Subway, state parks team up for free subs

    Subway, state parks team up for free subs
    Starting Thursday, July 31, visitors at certain Virginia state parks will receive a coupon for a free six-inch sub from Subway.  The offer is part of a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club to promote outdoor activities.  Participating parks include ...
  • Bull shark spotted at Sandy Point

    Bull shark spotted at Sandy Point
    A sighting of a bull shark off Sandy Point State Park Monday prompted a brief closure of one of the swimming areas, but the park's manager said the popular Chesapeake Bay beach returned to "business as usual" on Tuesday after seeing no more of the wide-...