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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-...
  • New runway to open Thursday; a look at the numbers

    New runway to open Thursday; a look at the numbers
    After two and half years of construction, the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens on Thursday. The first ceremonial landing will be made by a JetBlue Airbus A320 in the morning, then a regular flow of air traffic will...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Spirit Airlines adding flights between Florida and Cleveland

    Spirit Airlines adding flights between Florida and Cleveland
    Spirit Airlines is expanding service between Florida and Cleveland, just in time for winter. Daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will begin Feb. 5, the low-cost...
  • 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...
  • 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...