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  • Spring breakers in Panama City may get OK to drink until 4 a.m. at bars

    Spring breakers in Panama City may get OK to drink until 4 a.m. at bars
    PANAMA CITY— Commissioners in Panama City have endorsed a 4 a.m. closing time for bars during spring break even though bars in Bay County and nearby Panama City Beach shut down at 2 a.m. The ordinance passed 3-2 on Tuesday. The News-Herald of...
  • Panama Canal visit inspires push for Port Everglades expansion

    WASHINGTON — After jouncing in a van across a vast construction site at the Panama Canal, South Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel returned to Capitol Hill this week convinced more than ever that Port Everglades needs to widen and deepen its...
  • Panama's ex-president trots globe, one step ahead of corruption probe at home

    PANAMA CITY Panama has long been a haven for dictators and foreign ne'er-do-wells, but now its citizens are watching the curious spectacle of their own former president trotting the globe in a private jet, perhaps looking for refuge himself. If former...
  • From ocean to ocean, through the Panama Canal

    From ocean to ocean, through the Panama Canal
    ALONG THE PANAMA CANAL — Nina and Fred Fenton have gone on 40 cruises, including five times through the Panama Canal since 1998, but they keep coming back. While aboard the Norwegian Sun on their latest journey into the storied waterway linking...
  • Panama City airport adds daily flights to Orlando

    Panama City airport adds daily flights to Orlando
    WEST BAY, Fla. (AP) — Silver Airways will begin offering daily flights from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Tampa and Orlando. The airlines announced Monday that it will offer twice-daily flights to Orlando International Airport...
  • Pareja de adolescentes es detenida por robo de autos

    Pareja de adolescentes es detenida por robo de autos
    MIAMI - Las autoridades estadounidenses capturaron hoy en Florida a una pareja de novios adolescentes buscada durante las últimas dos semanas en varios estados del sur del país, donde presuntamente se dedicaron al robo de vehículos y al uso fraudulento de...
  • Police capture teen 'Bonnie and Clyde' suspected in a trail of crime

    Police capture teen 'Bonnie and Clyde' suspected in a trail of crime
    Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday. Grayson County sheriff's officials say in a statement that 18-year-...
  • U.S. leaders AWOL at France rally

    Today there is much astonishment being expressed on television and radio about our president's lack of attendance at Sunday's solidarity march in France. Not just the president, but no high profile official of our government was present. It seems to me...
  • Florida man gets year in prison for stealing golf carts

    Florida man gets year in prison for stealing golf carts
    A Panama City Beach man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison after stealing golf carts from his neighbors, the Panama City News Herald reports.  Nathan Michael Huston, 38, was charged with three counts of grand theft auto, dealing in...
  • Oceans of Hope leaves Fort Lauderdale for next leg of trip around the world

    Oceans of Hope leaves Fort Lauderdale for next leg of trip around the world
    The 67-foot-long, steel Oceans of Hope looked like just another sailboat with an ordinary crew in matching grey T-shirts as it launched from Dock F at Bahia Mar on Monday morning. What wasn't ordinary about it, though, was that most of the crew...
  • Nautical Ventures Group expands overseas

    Nautical Ventures Group expands overseas
    When the Great Recession pummeled the yachting industry in the U.S., South Florida's Nautical Ventures Group got creative and began exporting repossessed boats, capitalizing on a manager's knowledge of the marine scene in French-speaking nations. Now...