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  • Deputies: Man tried to pay fine at courthouse with phony bills

    Deputies: Man tried to pay fine at courthouse with phony bills
    Pressed for cash? Why not use some funny money? Well, for starters, there's noting funny about jail time. When John Sheldon Jernigan handed over $400 to the clerk at the Bay County Courthouse  to pay his trespassing fine, the clerk noticed something...
  • Justin Bieber turns himself in to Toronto police on assault charge

    What did Justin Bieber's team decide during that huddle they just had in Panama? Perhaps it was to get Bieber's legal life in order: The pop star on Wednesday afternoon turned himself in to Toronto police in response to an assault charge stemming from a...
  • Panama's voters cast ballots in a tight presidential election

    Voters in Panama went to the polls Sunday to select a new president in an unusually tight race where the victor is likely to maintain free-market policies in Central America's fastest-growing economy. The new president will oversee an ambitious...
  • Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president

     Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president
    An opposition candidate was headed to victory Sunday in Panama as the region's fastest-growing economy voted for president in an unusually tight race. Almost complete results showed Juan Carlos Varela of a center-right party winning the presidency. "The...
  • Broward poised to see 14 million tourists in 2014, officials say

    Buoyed by a record performance in 2013, Broward County is poised to welcome 14 million tourists this year, the region's tourism czar predicted Thursday. And for 2015, the goal is to reach 15 million. "We're on the brink of 14 million visitors in 2014,...
  • Did dead Panhandle grave robbers steal their own burial plots?

    The plot has thickened in Caryville, a small Panhandle town, in a case of adverse possession gone awry: Some folks apparently may have made a grave mistake by stealing their own burial plots, reports WJHG ABC News-7 in Panama City. "You have to pay to be...
  • Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident

    Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident
    Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly. "I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • Lawmakers renew push for parasailing regulation

    Lawmakers renew push for parasailing regulation
    Two Broward state legislators are citing last week’s parasailing accident in Panama City Beach as evidence to renew their push for new government regulation of the industry. State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Boca Raton Democrat who represents part of...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Celebrity Cruises Constellation ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Feb. 2, 2010. For more information about Celebrity Constellation cruises click here. 14-Night Exotic Southern Caribbean Cruise 2010 Departure Date: Feb. 14 Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; St....
  • Alternative cruise lines for adventurous travelers

    Alternative cruise lines for adventurous travelers
    If instead of sharing a sailing with thousands of others you prefer something different and more intimate, why not think outside the (cruise ship) box? Here are five ideas to ponder that can take you on journeys on America’s great rivers, on...