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  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Feb. 2, 2010. For more information on Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas cruises click here. 3-Night Bahamas Cruise 2010 Departure Date: Oct. 28 Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Cococay, Bahamas 4-Night Western Caribbean...
  • The 1940s: War turns city into an armed camp — but it keeps on growing

    A world at war forced an interruption in the city's swift growth. Though far from actual hostilities, Fort Lauderdale was on a firm war footing because of its proximity to the sea and enemy vessels. The city became an armed camp. Artillery was mounted...
  • How to plan for hurricanes when you travel

    How to plan for hurricanes when you travel
    You can't plan for Hurricane Irene any more, but the hurricane season is just beginning and you can plan for the next one. Any time you prepay for any travel service, you have money at risk, and you want to make sure that if a future hurricane threatens...
  • Sun Sentinel celebrates its centennial

    Sun Sentinel celebrates its centennial
    Started on a lark and published on "vegitable wraper" by an educator with a decidedly broadminded concept of spelling, the journalistic forebear of today's Sun Sentinel first rolled off a humble press on March 14, 1911. It was called The Daily Herald and...
  • Telephone kidnapping scam now includes Orange County

    Telephone kidnapping scam now includes Orange County
    A telephone kidnapping scam run by inmates calling Puerto Rican residents of Central Florida has spread to Orange County where "an obscene number of calls" have been received in recent weeks, according to the sheriff's office. First reported in Osceola...
  • Puerto Rican community seeks prisoner's release

    With prayer, song and calls for freedom, dozens of Puerto Rican community members and human rights activists gathered today to mark the 30th year in prison for Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera and called for his release. Lopez Rivera, now 68,...
  • White House adds Harford County to federal drug task force

    After years of seeking assistance in combatting its growing drug problem, Harford County won approval Monday to join a regional task force that will direct additional federal resources to the county's drug interdiction effort, the White House announced...
  • Por los caminos de Côte du Rhône

    Estoy en Francia, país que se puede caracterizar por decenas de cosas, entre ellas el vino. Ese es el motivo de este viaje que, como se podrán imaginar, viene "muy bien regado". Yo vivo en Mendoza, Argentina, una "wine region" de crecimiento asombroso en...
  • Queen of the road reigns buses for 40 years

    Queen of the road reigns buses for 40 years
    If you are lucky, once in a great while, you talk to someone who very quickly makes you feel like you've known them forever. Life-long area resident Queenie King is one of those people. Queenie retired at the end of the school year after driving a school...
  • Bright future might be set

    Bright future might be set
    Brian Thornton always thought that by age 26, he'd be immersed in the real world, making a name and a career for himself that had nothing to do with squeezing off sets. Instead, he finds himself starting for the U.S. national men's volleyball team in the...