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  • Where to bet the Kentucky Derby in South Florida

     
    I've never been a big fan of mint juleps, but I love the Kentucky Derby. Since this year's Derby is being run on Cinco de Mayo, I think racing fans will be excused if they substitute tequila for bourbon. But......
  • How Much Stuff Can You Fit in a Toyota Yaris?

     
    We usually make our weekend plans long before I know what I'll be driving, and my family's plans don't change for anything???not even a 2012 Toyota Yaris. The plans: grocery shopping, picking up a large birthday gift and hauling some......
  • Race is the uneasy issue in Trayvon Martin/Zimmerman case

     
    As I wrote in my Sunday print column, the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case has the potential to expose racial fault lines in this country like nothing since the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial. The latest evidence of that: the flap......
  • Chattanooga: VW's Next Stand

     
    Chattanooga, Tenn. ??? Honda wasn't the first foreign automaker to open an assembly plant in the U.S., but it was the first to stay. In 1978, German automaker Volkswagen converted an unfinished Chrysler plant in Westmoreland County, Pa., to build......
  • New York City soda ban: Nanny state or necessary?

     
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again. He's been at the forefront of public health initiatives, with New York being among the first and most stringent when it comes to stamping out public smoking (banning it in......
  • Car CD Players Head Toward Extinction

     
    In-dash CD players are finally going the way of Razor scooters, shell necklaces and Ja Rule. Automakers have predicted this for the better part of the past decade as car stereos augmented the standard CD player with auxiliary MP3 jacks,......
  • Cars.com Tests New iPhone Maps App in a Mercedes-Benz SL550

     
    By David Thomas and Dave Lee Apple unveiled a number of new laptops and two new operating systems earlier this week. The new mobile platform's operating system, iOS 6, will be coming to iPhones this fall, and one of its......
  • 2015 Lincoln Navigator: First Look

     
    Competes with: Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX 570 Looks like: The old Navigator with a new grille and headlights Drivetrain: 370-plus-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6; six-speed automatic transmission; optional four-wheel drive....
  • Drive-In Diners Motor into 21st Century

     
    As baby boomers, my husband and I have fond childhood memories of family road trips that included stops at drive-in diners that dotted the nation's byways in the '50s and '60s. So we were delighted to discover Red's Root Beer......
  • Toyota World Hybrid Tour Shows What We're Missing

     
    Toyota is flexing its hybrid chops with a special traveling road show of the company's hybrid cars. The automaker recently brought the automotive media to a private test track in southeast Michigan to try out not only the cars it......
  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Results

     
    First, a quick reminder about whom our judges are: Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars.com Kristin Varela, senior family editor at Cars.com Fred Meier, automotive editor at USA Today Brian...