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  • UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons

    UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons
    A 90-year-old water main burst under Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday, producing a raging geyser that sent 8 million to 10 million gallons of water onto the UCLA campus, flooding several buildings, including the famed Pauley Pavilion. It took the Los Angeles...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in...
  • Massive road construction leaves Tavares small businesses suffering

    Massive road construction leaves Tavares small businesses suffering
    Pemba Lama has to hold on three more weeks. If he can do that, his little convenience store has a chance of survival. That's because school starts again, and Lama is counting on the 50 to 80 students a day he usually gets from Tavares High School who...
  • Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers

    Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers
    Many teens are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute released its first list of recommended used vehicles for teens Wednesday after finding in a survey of 500...
  • Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Harrison Street, Allentown

    Lane restriction, Interstate 78 eastbound between Lenhartsville and Hamburg, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, reflector installation. Lane restriction, Interstate 78 between Route 373 and Route 61, eastbound 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, westbound 9...
  • Harrison Street, Allentown

    Harrison Street between the Eighth Street overpass and Lehigh Street in Allentown temporarily closed today, and will remain so for the next two to three weeks, according to city officials. The street must be closed, and traffic detoured, because of...
  • SunRail is affordable; reliabilty needed: New Voices

    I have been using SunRail train services since its first day of operation on May 1. My morning routine is to leave for the Orlando Health/Amtrak station at 6 a.m. in time to board the 6:22 train, which arrives at the Sanford station at 7:10. Since I...
  • Keeping Florida moving, Obama, and veterans: Letters

    Keeping Florida moving Faced with an ever-growing population, Florida's transportation agencies are working diligently to provide new mobility options to move motorists around our cities, so it should be no surprise that Florida tops a new White House...
  • Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters

    Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters
    With the start of construction just months away on a new $33.7 million aquatic center, the city is facing waves of concern that the project won't be the world-class facility originally envisioned. The city's beach improvement board is telling...
  • Eustis man working on safety project killed in work zone hit-run accident

    Eustis man working on safety project killed in work zone hit-run accident
    A truck barreled through a construction zone in Lakeland early Wednesday, killing a 44-year-old employee from Eustis who was wearing reflective clothing as he worked on a pedestrian-safety project. "Knocked him right out of his boots," said David...
  • This week's road work: Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Bethlehem, Easton areas

    Lane restriction, Interstate 78 between Route 412 and Route 611, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, brush cutting. Lane restriction, Interstate 78 eastbound between Lenhartsville and Hamburg, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, roadway...