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Florida's Turnpike

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Top Florida's Turnpike Articles

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  • Crotty wants ordinance targeting pain clinics in Orange

    Crotty wants ordinance targeting pain clinics in Orange
    Florida has become the epicenter for people looking for a fix of prescription drugs. Addicts from Northern states — sometimes called "Pillbillies" — travel south to visit a plethora of pain-management clinics and doctors willing to dole out...
  • Remember the day it snowed in South Florida?

    Remember the day it snowed in South Florida?
    It was the only time in South Florida history that snow fell from the skies, swirling over palm trees, dazzling school children and surprising the region’s normally sun-baked residents. That was on Jan. 19, 1977 - 35 years ago Thursday....
  • Cooler today, no snow in forecast

    Cooler today, no snow in forecast
    Expect a cooler, drier and overall pleasant day, thanks to a weak cold front. Thursday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid to upper 50s. It's not much of a cool snap. Friday should be a few degrees...
  • Power rankings: No. 9 Marlins

    Power rankings: No. 9 Marlins
    No. 9 Marlins: 22nd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Braves. New name. New stadium. New manager. Four new players, all of whom have been to at least three All-Star Games. There is no shortage of topics to consider when looking at...
  • Speeding cops get special treatment, Sun Sentinel investigation finds

    Speeding cops get special treatment, Sun Sentinel investigation finds
    [Read Part 2 of the Sun Sentinel's investigation here] A police badge in Florida is a license to speed. A Sun Sentinel investigation revealed troubling practices: Police officers are not cited for speeding like ordinary motorists; off-duty speeding...
  • Take a Ferrari or Lamborghini for ride

    Take a Ferrari or Lamborghini for ride
    A joyride on the Florida Turnpike in a Ferrari F430 is a hassle. For starters, there are state troopers on patrol. Then there's the engine. It's loud. OK, so the ride is actually pretty sweet. But when Mahesh Neelakanta recently got behind the wheel of...
  • Florida EcoSafaris gears up with new Cypress Canopy Cycle

    Florida EcoSafaris gears up with new Cypress Canopy Cycle
    Central Florida's newest attraction wants you to slow down while you're up in the air. The Cypress Canopy Cycle is now open at Florida EcoSafaris at Forever Florida, an ecotourism site in Osceola County. Think of the Cypress Canopy Cycle as a cross...
  • Man accused of DUI could hardly ID his 6-year-old daughter in car

    The Florida Highway Patrol arrested Ryan Matthew Curp, 25, of Longboat Key, on Florida's Turnpike in Fort Pierce after finding him so confused "and unaware of his surroundings" that he could barely identify his 6-year old daughter, who was in the...
  • Cole Haan, Ed Hardy stores coming to Dolphin Mall

    Cole Haan, Ed Hardy stores coming to Dolphin Mall
    Miami's Dolphin Mall is adding three new stores in the coming months: U.S. Polo Association, Cole Haan and Ed Hardy. Cole Haan, which offers men's and women's footwear, accessories and outerwear, is opening May 20. By fall, U.S. Polo Association is...
  • The End: Will Friday dawn on the Apocalypse?

    The End: Will Friday dawn on the Apocalypse?
    The media are a-twitter, so to speak, about the prediction that Friday will be everyone's last day on Earth. Through his caravan and radio program and website and, of course, billboards in places like Florida's Turnpike, Harold Camping of California has...
  • Visas a cambio de inversiones millonarias

    Visas a cambio de inversiones millonarias
    La construcción de un nuevo centro empresarial en Miramar arrancó la semana pasada gracias al millonario aporte hecho por inversionistas extranjeros que se sintieron atraídos por la posibilidad de obtener la residencia legal en Estados Unidos. Cada vez...
  • Hot with more haze Friday; mostly sunny weekend

    Hot with more haze Friday; mostly sunny weekend
    Expect a hot day on Friday with feels-like temperatures climbing to more than 100 degrees, particularly in areas west of Florida's Turnpike. It also should be hazy again, at least during the morning hours, thanks to the Saharan dust - but not as hazy...