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  • A fresh look at advances in real estate technology

    A fresh look at advances in real estate technology
    The housing world was famously slow to embrace technology when that thing that used to be called the World Wide Web — or worse, the information superhighway — appeared a couple of decades ago, but it finally got the message. It seems to be...
  • Schlitterbahn plans Lauderdale water park, but has money problems in Texas

    Schlitterbahn plans Lauderdale water park, but has money problems in Texas
    A stream of unpaid bills for a Schlitterbahn water park being built in Texas has Fort Lauderdale officials wondering if the company's plans for a complex here could evaporate. Schlitterbahn faces $765,000 in liens for not paying bills related to the...
  • No Space Needle or Gateway Arch: What defines Orlando's skyline?

    No Space Needle or Gateway Arch: What defines Orlando's skyline?
    St. Louis has the Gateway Arch. Chicago has the Willis Tower and the Bean. Seattle has the Space Needle. And San Francisco has the Golden Gate Bridge. Why doesn't Orlando have a skyline that stands out? Members of a City Hall task force say Orlando...
  • FAA warns of fire danger caused by e-cigarettes on planes

    FAA warns of fire danger caused by e-cigarettes on planes
    Electronic cigarettes, the hip alternative to smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes, may pose a fire hazard when they are put in checked luggage on planes. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a warning to commercial airlines, suggesting that...
  • Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues

    Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues
    Authorities on Friday afternoon recovered the bodies of the two men who were killed in Thursday's plane crash into a warehouse in Lakeland. Firefighters were also able to collect about 80 percent of the hazardous materials inside the warehouse,...
  • NTSB wants devices to prevent flight disappearances

    WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending to the Federal Aviation Administration that it require aircraft on trans-oceanic routes be equipped with devices that will allow searchers to find them if they crash. The recommendations...
  • Former Leesburg aviation adviser goes to prison for lies about bad propeller on eBay

    Former Leesburg aviation adviser goes to prison for lies about bad propeller on eBay
    A one-time Leesburg aviation figure who lied about the airworthiness of a propeller sold on eBay to an Oregon buyer was sentenced to one year in federal prison, officials announced today. Clive Felix Ure, 58, of Zephyrhills also must pay more than $67,...
  • As drones grow in popularity, so, too, the danger of 'flyaways'

    As drones grow in popularity, so, too, the danger of 'flyaways'
    Robert Ross had his drone less than a month when it became a "flyaway." His pancake-size drone, a Christmas gift from his wife, caught an air current on the North Side last week and never looked back. "I was flying my drone at Jonquil Playlot Park,"...
  • Investigators: Airliners should be equipped with technologies so they can be found

    Responding to recent incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow them to be found more readily in the event of a...
  • Dundalk man pleads guilty to pointing laser at Balto. Co. police helicopter

    Dundalk man pleads guilty to pointing laser at Balto. Co. police helicopter
    A 24-year-old Dundalk man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of pointing a green laser at a Baltimore County police helicopter as it hovered above Patapsco High School last year. James Robert Hensler faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000...
  • 2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland

    2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland
    A student pilot and his instructor died Thursday after a flight-school plane crashed into a storage warehouse in Lakeland. The victims were identified as instructor Terry Lee Butt, Sr., 62, of Winter Haven, and student pilot Gregory Todd Geng, 41, of...