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Florida's Turnpike

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  • Thousands of homes out of proposed flood zones in Palm Beach County

    Thousands of homes out of proposed flood zones in Palm Beach County
    Thousands of Palm Beach County homes will be taken out of flood zone maps in a preliminary federal plan, county officials said. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday evening posted the proposed maps for the county on the agency's new Flood...
  • Deadly crash closes State Road 417 toll-booth cash lanes

    Deadly crash closes State Road 417 toll-booth cash lanes
    A Kissimmee man was killed in a crash on State Road 417 early Thursday when he plowed into a toll-booth barrier, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Dylan D. Smith was northbound on SR 417 when he drove his Ford Mustang into a divider at the Lee Vista...
  • For House and Senate races: Rader, Williams, Jacobs, Geller and Braynon

    House 81: Kevin Rader more solid, weakness is insurance legislation Since Democrats control just 45 seats in the 120-member Florida House, you wonder why any Democrat would challenge an incumbent. But Kevin Rader, who represents District 81, got...
  • 08/18: Business events

    Chamber Oviedo-Winter Springs: Bagels and Business event featuring the three candidates running for Seminole County School Board, District 1: Frank D. Curcio, Jeff Bauer, and Rich Sloane, 8-9:30 a.m. Aug. 20, Oviedo Mall Community Room, 1700 Oviedo...
  • Real estate notebook: Buffalo Wild Wings signs land lease in Boynton

    Real estate notebook: Buffalo Wild Wings signs land lease in Boynton
    Buffalo Wild Wings is coming to Boynton Beach, even though it wasn't wild about its real estate options at first. The Minneapolis-based sports bar chain looked at the former Pete Rose Ballpark Cafe next to the Courtyard Marriott on Congress Avenue...
  • Broward's flood maps take effect Monday

    Broward's flood maps take effect Monday
    Beginning Monday, thousands of Broward County homeowners won't have to carry flood insurance anymore. That's when new flood zone maps take effect Some 60 percent of land parcels that lay in flood zones were dropped in the latest maps. Most are west of...
  • 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-...
  • Woman struck, killed on Florida's Turnpike

    A woman was struck and killed on Florida's Turnpike near Davie on Thursday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Nohely Pichardo, 18, of Hialeah, was walking in the northbound lanes of the turnpike when she was hit by an Audi between the Griffin...
  • FHP: 7-vehicle pileup caused brief shutdown of turnpike in Lake

    FHP: 7-vehicle pileup caused brief shutdown of turnpike in Lake
    A crash in Lake County briefly shutdown Florida's Turnpike southbound lanes Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Seven vehicles collided near mile marker 279, six miles south of the Clermont exit, about 6:30 p.m. But the...
  • Carjacking leads to fatal accident on Florida's Turnpike

    Carjacking leads to fatal accident on Florida's Turnpike
    One teen is dead and another in critical condition after they crashed the car they allegedly carjacked from a man in Oakland. According to Oakland police, Kenneth Tyrone Linton, 19, of Winter Garden, and David Jones, 17, of Oakland, carjacked a man on...
  • Traffic: Pileup crash shuts down Florida's Turnpike in Lake County

    Traffic: Pileup crash shuts down Florida's Turnpike in Lake County
    All southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike are closed in Lake County after a crash involving several vehicles near U.S. Highway 27. The crash happened about 4:10 p.m. Several people may have been injured in the pileup. According to WESH-Channel 2,...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...