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  • Worried about your teen driver?

    By Deb Acord CTW Features Worried about your teen driver? Phone apps offer a new frontier for driver learning, feedback and supervision. Check them out Driver Feedback from State Farm Insurance uses the iPhone's accelerometer to grade a driver's ability...
  • Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone National Park

    Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone National Park
    A tourist seeking to take pictures of Yellowstone National Park crashed a camera-equipped drone into its largest hot spring, possibly damaging the prized geothermal feature, a park official said on Wednesday. The incident follows the crash earlier...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • Pension, health care costs rising in Boynton Beach

    Pension, health care costs rising in Boynton Beach
    Rising pension and health care fees are costing Boynton Beach. City officials expect that this year's general fund will increase by about $2 million, from $71.3 million last year to $73.3 million this year. The increase is partially due to rising health...
  • Florida may allow hunters to use silencers

    Florida may allow hunters to use silencers
    Hunters of deer, turkey and other animals in Florida may soon be able to operate with lethal stealth under a state proposal to allow them to use silencers. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will consider a proposal at its Sept. 10...
  • Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

     Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
    First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.   He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
  • Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul

    Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting. "I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
  • Sheriff's Office teaches children and parents gun safety

    Sheriff's Office teaches children and parents gun safety
    The image of children holding shiny firearms may have been jarring, but the guns were only replicas and the demonstration was done for safety. At the Broward Sheriff's Office, Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi showed the group of children, one of them as...
  • Deputy kills mountain lion after recent sightings in Rancho Cucamonga

    Deputy kills mountain lion after recent sightings in Rancho Cucamonga
    A sheriff's deputy shot and killed a mountain lion over the weekend in Rancho Cucamonga amid warnings about recent sightings along foothill neighborhoods. The mountain lion was one of two cougars spotted jumping through backyards in the 8800 block of...
  • Stamford gunman: He Had A Permit?

    The 22-year-old man suspected of firing a pistol into a crowd outside a Stamford nightclub early Sunday morning, wounding five people, had a gun permit. So did the 23-year-old student who walked onto the University of New Haven campus in December with...
  • Jose Antonio Vargas' detention casts spotlight on issue he championed

    Jose Antonio Vargas' detention casts spotlight on issue he championed
    When Jose Antonio Vargas was stopped at an airport Border Patrol checkpoint as he attempted to fly out of this south Texas city Tuesday, he did what he has lately grown accustomed to doing: He announced that he was an undocumented immigrant. The daylong...