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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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  • New law sends daycare kids out to play

    New law sends daycare kids out to play
    A new daycare law puts Broward County kids on a TV diet and sends them out to play. County commissioners Tuesday passed into law an aggressive set of daycare regulations aimed at improving the health and fitness of Broward's kids. It's designed to...
  • Spirit's August traffic rises, but load factor slips

    Airlines Spirit Airlines saw a 14.4 percent increase in traffic (revenue passenger miles) in August compared with the same month in 2013, the Miramar-based company announced Monday. The low-cost airline's capacity, or available seat miles, also rose 15....
  • New runway tunnel lights adjust with conditions outside

    Q: I have not seen anything written about the danger posed driving through the new runway tunnels on U.S. 1 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on sunny days. One must drive in very bright sunlight, then under a bridge where it is...
  • No plans to extend University Drive

    Q: I know it's been discussed before and rejected to extend University Drive into Palm Beach County and connect it to Palmetto Park Road. Since they are developing the wedge, are plans back on the table about the extension? Chris McIntyre, Tamarac A:...
  • County throwing party for airport runway opening

    Broward County is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate the upcoming opening of the new airport runway. And you're invited. Dubbed "Fun Day on the Runway," the event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes tours of the elevated runway, aviation exhibits,...
  • Brazilian community in South Florida attracts companies in Brazil to US market

    Brazilian community in South Florida attracts companies in Brazil to US market
    More companies. Faster growth. You could call it a Brazilian boom. Brazilian companies are reaching into South Florida as never before, using the area's established and growing Brazilian community as a stepping stone to the broader U.S. market....
  • Turbulent reaction to airport expansion plans

    Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel. Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...
  • What you can expect for Labor Day 2014

    What you can expect for Labor Day 2014
    Look at it this way: You have to work two more days, but then you get to play for three. Labor Day weekend — the last long weekend of the summer — means beaches, shopping, travel, family outings and lots of time to chill. This year, more...
  • Nipro Diagnostics products cleared for sale

    FDA approval Fort Lauderdale-based diabetic-product maker Nipro Diagnostics announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its True Metrix Self-Monitoring blood glucose system and the True Metrix Pro Professional Monitoring blood...
  • Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission

    Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission
    A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat. Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...
  • New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms

    New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms
    When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future. It will also bring unprecedented noise....