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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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  • Airport artist captures runway at different angle

    Airport artist captures runway at different angle
    Where others see a new runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Dawn Roe sees a mountain, and to her the dirt that created it is a lunar landscape. The Winter Park artist hopes that through her photos and videos, others will perceive...
  • 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....
  • Cheers greet opening of new FLL runway

    Twenty six years of turbulence over expansion of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ended with a screech Thursday when JetBlue flight 1028 left the first skid marks on a brand new, $826 million runway. The plane hit the new, sloped jetway...
  • Fort Lauderdale getting disc golf course

    Some low-flying objects will soon be traveling under the radar near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Fort Lauderdale is getting its first disc golf course, an eventual 18-basket attraction that is expected to open at Snyder Park in...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...