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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Mayo: Residents near FLL deal with noisy new neighbor

    Mayo: Residents near FLL deal with noisy new neighbor
    She didn't want this noisy new neighbor, but Lynne Favrot went out to greet it anyway on Thursday evening. Coffee mug in hand, Favrot sat on her front porch and marveled as an Air Jamaica 737 streaked across her vision, nosing up and climbing into the...
  • 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,...
  • Rain-soaked Broward saw record heat in July

    Rain-soaked Broward saw record heat in July
    Almost daily thunderstorms soaked Broward in July, a pattern that should continue for the rest of this week. But it was also abnormally steamy – with record heat in Fort Lauderdale. The average temperature for July, recorded at Fort Lauderdale-...
  • Wave streetcar loop proposed for Flagler Village

    Wave streetcar loop proposed for Flagler Village
    The first set of tracks hasn't been laid yet for the city's planned $142.6 million Wave electric streetcar project, but officials are already considering a $7.2 million upgrade. Proponents say creating a loop at the project's northern end along...
  • Broward sets vote to tighten towing laws

    Broward sets vote to tighten towing laws
    Broward County commissioners are considering a stricter tow truck law, the second crackdown on an industry accused of consumer abuses. The new set of regulations will be debated and voted on Oct. 14. Commissioner Lois Wexler, clearly perturbed by...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters

    Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters
    In the 1920s, it was a nice little golf course, enjoyed by the locals and played by a president — until it was trashed by a hurricane. On Thursday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will open its state-of-the art, 8,000-foot south...
  • Palm Beach County man pays price for pointing laser at plane

    Michael Fischer was fooling around with a laser pointer in a friend's backyard late one night when he heard the roar of a plane overhead. Not thinking anything of it, he turned the $5 device upward. He aimed at the light coming from the aircraft and held...
  • Uber ride-share launch stirs controversy

    UberX, the controversial ride-share service, has launched in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The company previously launched in Miami where officials ticketed drivers and impounded vehicles associated with the app. Miami-Dade County requires that...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • 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...