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  • Dania roller coaster could be knocked down for giant retail plaza

    Dania roller coaster could be knocked down for giant retail plaza
    At one time, it was known as the tallest wooden amusement park ride in Florida: the mighty Hurricane roller coaster. Today, the Hurricane is little more than a 100-foot-tall timber statue sitting silently next to Interstate 95 in Dania Beach. Its...
  • Davie residents to see lower tax rate next year

    Davie residents to see lower tax rate next year
    Homeowners will see a slight decrease in their tax rate under the town's $105.6 million budget plan for next year. Residents will continue paying the same annual fire fee of $166. Davie's base tax rate will remain at $508 per $100,000 of assessed...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships

    Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships
    One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea. Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
  • Port Everglades mulls extra $9 million outlay to dredge to 48 feet

    Broward County's Port Everglades will need to spend an extra $9 million if the seaport wants to host loaded supersized ships that will soon pass through an expanded Panama Canal, officials say. A group within the Army Corps of Engineers is recommending...
  • Do you interact with the Broward Sheriff's Office? Take their service survey

    Do you interact with the Broward Sheriff's Office? Take their service survey
    Do you live in one of the 13 districts served by the Broward Sheriff's Office and Fire Rescue, or interact with deputies at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades or the county courthouses?  BSO wants to hear from you. It's...
  • Fort Lauderdale's Resolve Maritime Academy building new 'wet trainer' facility

    Fort Lauderdale's Resolve Maritime Academy building new 'wet trainer' facility
    Fort Lauderdale-based Resolve Maritime Academy has begun construction on a new $150,000 two-story 'wet trainer' that's expected to be completed in mid-September, the outfit announced this week. The 640-square-foot training facility will feature a wet...
  • South Florida fishing report

    Fishing report LAKE OKEECHOBEE Fishing offshore has been easy with the light winds and anglers were catching bass around peppergrass and rockpiles using stick worms and topwater lures. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER Capt. Alan Zaremba, of Hollywood, said...
  • Free seminar set for Thursday in Pembroke Pines

    Exports Broward County's popular export seminar, "11 Steps to Exporting – A Roadmap to Your Exporting Success!" will be offered Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Keiser University campus in Pembroke Pines at 1640 SW 145th Ave. The session...
  • Port Everglades may improve customs processing

    Customs processing for cruise passengers and cargo shipments at Port Everglades is expected to get a boost under a new agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The Fort Lauderdale seaport is one of 16 new partners in a program that allows...
  • Holland America's world cruise departs Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5

    Holland America's world cruise departs Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5
    Holland America Line's ms Amsterdam cruise ship will depart Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5 on a 114-day Grand World Voyage. The world cruise will visit 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents, Holland America announced Monday. Shorter...
  • DUHble whammy: Man who made bogus bomb threat left a lasting impression

    DUHble whammy: Man who made bogus bomb threat left a lasting impression
    Yo, dude, it looks like you bombed out in Terrorism 101. This is a DUHble doozy. Deputies are looking for someone to drop the dime on a dude who reported a fake bomb threat at the Florida Power and Light plant at Port Everglades, reports the South...
  • FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant

    FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant
    One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and...