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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...
  • 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...
  • Online portal allows public to see into county offices

    You don't have to posses x-ray vision to know who is visiting your county commissioners and county staffers. All you have to do is click here. One of the benefits of the Broward County Code of Ethics is an online portal where anyone lobbying county...
  • 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...
  • County plans for possible work stoppage at FLL

    Responding to two years of worker unrest at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the county is bracing for a possible work stoppage. On a lengthy County Commission agenda for Tuesday is an item that would help the county avoid a disruption...
  • 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,...
  • Airport provides countdown to runway opening

    Airport provides countdown to runway opening
    If only the airlines operated with such precision. Now you can see exactly how much time remains until the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens. A widget on the airport's web site, fll.net, works just like a space-...