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  • Silver Airways puts Jacksonville flights on sale from $59 one-way

    Silver Airways is gearing up for its new nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville starting on Aug. 19. To celebrate, the Fort Lauderdale-based regional carrier is offering fares from $59 one-way, including taxes and fees, for purchase on...
  • Musical medicine

    Musical medicine
    Local folk musician Phil Barnes' first audience was his older brother, Adam Barnes. At age 3, Adam, was hit by a car and lost his ability to walk, move, speak or even eat through his mouth. But he could smile. And that's how they communicated. Phil...
  • Why can tolls be charged in I-95 express lanes?

    Q: Why is Florida allowed to charge tolls on highways like Interstate 95 that were built with federal tax dollars? Mike Wolf, Boca Raton A: The federal government allows tolls on new highways and on lanes added to existing interstates, like the new I-...
  • Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'

    Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'
    A full-time student at Broward College, Brandon Jones was working to build the future he dreamed of, said his family and friends. "He wanted to be a mechanic and have his own business," said Verneetra Nelson, his girlfriend. "And we were talking about...
  • Elephant tourism ethics

    Elephant tourism ethics
    For many tourists who visit Asia, riding an elephant is high on their list of "musts," but the ethics of elephant tourism are being questioned by animal-rights groups as well as tour operators. Responsibletravel.com, a British company that bills itself as...
  • 10-night Bermuda-Bahamas cruise on the Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas from $599

    10-night Bermuda-Bahamas cruise on the Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas from $599
    Royal Caribbean offers a 10-night Bahamas and Bermuda cruise for as little as $599 per person, based on double occupancy. The Vision of the Seas sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on an itinerary with stops in Charleston, S.C., King's...
  • Lobster divers need to check multiple spots

    Lobster divers need to check multiple spots
    Unlike past regular lobster seasons, divers have had to work hard to catch their share of bugs since the season began last week. Typically, the beginning of the regular season, which opens Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, is pretty good, with plenty of...
  • Bicyclists should have license plates

    I believe every bicycle should have a license plate, if motorists have to share the road with them. They run red lights, stop signs, etc. The other night, on narrow Las Olas Boulevard going west to 15th Avenue, a cyclist hit our car with his fist. It...
  • J/120 Euro Trash Girl an early entrant to Annapolis-to-Newport Race

    J/120 Euro Trash Girl an early entrant to Annapolis-to-Newport Race
    The 70-year-old Annapolis-to-Newport Race has opened its earliest entry ever, and one of the teams taking advantage is J/World Annapolis, which will race the J/120 Euro Trash Girl next summer. Kristen Berry, co-director of J/World Annapolis, said the...
  • Fort Lauderdale girl, 14, still missing

    Investigators met again Tuesday with the father of a missing teenage girl and were searching through electronic devices for clues about her disappearance, a relative said. "They'll put together her old broken cellphone," as well as a couple of iPod...
  • Courthouse parking to drop dramatically

    Courthouse parking to drop dramatically
    Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor. But it soon may get easier — and less expensive. Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...