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  • Daily News Briefs: May 22, 2012

     
    Gas mileage tops drivers' lists as the "most important consideration" for their next car, according to a new survey from Consumer Reports. Two-thirds of consumers expect their next car to get better mileage than their current one ??? which they......
  • What to Do If You See a Distracted Driver

     
    Texting and other electronic usage cause up to 25% of all car crashes, according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association, a nonprofit group working to improve traffic safety. Put another way, nearly 5,500 vehicular-related deaths can be......
  • Citizens 'fixes': Raising rates, raiding reserves?

     
    Here's my Sunday print column, in which I wonder about state-run Citizens Property Insurance being out of touch and take issue with some alarming signs, like a possible giveaway of part of its $6 billion in reserves to private insurers.......
  • Primary winners and losers

     
    I'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions: Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....
  • Will Hurricane Isaac crash Republican party in Tampa?

     
    The first thing I thought when the Republicans announced their 2012 Republican National Convention would be held in Tampa during the last week of August: Hmmm, the heart of hurricane season. Well, wouldn't you know it, here we are, six......
  • Charlie Crist or Rick Scott: Who gets your vote?

     
    Charlie Crist's political makeover is nearly complete, as the one-time Florida Republican governor gave a speech endorsing Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. Now the big question: Will he officially become a Democrat and run...
  • California Legalizes Self-Driving Cars

     
    California became the third state to legalize self-driving cars, according to the Wall Street Journal. Nevada passed similar legislation around this time last year, as did Florida, the newspaper reports. At the signing ceremony for the legislation were...
  • Crist-Obama hug Part 2: The back story

     
    So, how exactly did former Republican governor Charlie Crist reprise his infamous hug with President Obama on the campaign trail over the weekend? Crist said his role in this election came about with an improptu cold call to the White......
  • Top 10 Presidential Cars

     
    Election season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
  • Texas Opens High-Speed Toll Road

     
    Several interstates have speed limits higher than 65 mph, but Texas has the first 85 mph toll road. The privately owned, 91-mile highway recently opened, giving Texas the fastest highway in the U.S. The high-speed segment of Texas State Highway......
  • South Florida voting in national spotlight again

     
    Uh oh. Here we go again. South Florida's voting woes are again in the national spotlight, and we haven't even gotten to Election Day itself. The controversy this time: Ridiculously long waits on the final day of early voting Saturday,......