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  • Company refuses to follow rules of the road for taxis

    Last month, a company called Uber brought UberX to town. UberX offers a service in which, according to their CEO, a "dude" picks you up in his personal vehicle, takes you from point A to point B, and charges you a fare provided on his smartphone. Uber...
  • Rail station will transform city center

    Rail station will transform city center
    2016 will be an exciting year for downtown Fort Lauderdale, for that's when All Aboard Florida plans to open a new long-distance passenger rail station off Broward Boulevard, a facility that will transform a run-down part of the city and change the way...
  • Health officials warn of amoeba in wake of 11-year-old boy's death

    Health officials warn of amoeba  in wake of 11-year-old boy's death
    The Florida Department of Health on Thursday warned swimmers to be cautious in freshwater lakes after an 11-year-old Sanford boy vacationing in Costa Rica contracted and later died from a rare infection caused by an amoeba. Jordan Smelski died...
  • Racing roared out of the sand at hard, flat Florida beaches

    In Daytona Beach, this weekend marked the annual return of the race now called the Coke Zero 400 — a summer tradition as American as fireworks and cookouts, according to the folks at Daytona International Speedway. But long before Bill France Sr....
  • Kaylin Whitney breaks prep national 100 record in 11.10 seconds

    Kaylin Whitney breaks prep national 100 record in 11.10 seconds
    Clermont East Ridge 16-year-old Kaylin Whitney broke state and national high school records for the 100-meter dash with a winning time of 11.10 seconds on Saturday night at the USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.  Whitney,...
  • Tamarac's kids program scores second place award

    Tamarac's efforts to teach kids the importance of healthy eating and living has scored a national award. The city was among 10 municipalities, including Beverly Hills, Calif., that received the equivalent of second place in the 2014 U.S. Conference of...
  • Orange deputy's car struck in intersection near SeaWorld

    Orange deputy's car struck in intersection near SeaWorld
    An Orange County sheriff's deputy who was driving on International Drive while using his emergency lights and siren was struck by another car this morning as he traveled through an intersection near SeaWorld, according to the Florida Highway Patrol....
  • Pines' Kozlov reaches Wimbledon boys' finals in singles and doubles

    While no American man has won a Grand Slam title since Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open in 2003, the future of tennis in the United States brightened up on a rainy day across the pond on Saturday as Stefan Kozlov and Noah Rubin won their semfinal matches to...
  • Leesburg to host two games between Florida Collegiate Summer League and Korean teams

    LEESBURG — The Florida Collegiate Summer League is set to host an international baseball competition — including two games in Leesburg — in August between an all-star team of selected league players and top college baseball players...
  • As private security grows in Florida, so do gun incidents involving guards

    As private security grows in Florida, so do gun incidents involving guards
    More than 100,000 private-security guards patrol Florida's neighborhoods and businesses — more than twice the number of law-enforcement officers statewide. As the private-security industry continues to grow in the Sunshine State, so do the...
  • 76ers' Noel scores 19 in pro debut

    The Sports Xchange 76ers' Noel scores 19 in pro debut Nerlens Noel was impressive in his professional debut for the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, scoring 19 points in an NBA Summer League game against the Orlando Magic. Noel, who was held out all...