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FAA: Sequester forces closure of Boca Raton Airport tower

FAA: Sequester forces closure of Boca Raton Airport tower

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) March 23,2013  — The FAA confirms that the control tower at Boca Raton Airport (BCT) will close as a result of the “sequester.” The control tower — which is contracted to a private company but operates under FAA guidelines — is among 149 towers to close April 7th. The Boca Raton airport is among the busiest small general aviation airports in the country, and its closure for many rekindles memories of the 2000 crash over Boca […]

by · March 23, 2013 · Featured, News, Palm Beach County
Plantation Man Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

Plantation Man Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

Fort Lauderdale (March 22, 2013) –  Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Franklin Adderley, Chief, Ft. Lauderdale Police Department, and Scott Israel, Sheriff, Broward Sheriff’s Office, announce that James E. Price, III, 42, of Plantation, Fla., was sentenced today before U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams, in connection with his previous conviction for distribution and possession of child pornography , in violation of […]

by · March 22, 2013 · Broward County, Crime, News
Amazon CEO Bezos recovered and will restore Apollo mission artifacts.

Amazon CEO Bezos recovered and will restore Apollo mission artifacts.

Michael Winter, USA TODAY (March 21, 2013) – Two giant rocket engines that launched U.S. astronauts to the moon four decades ago have been recovered from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Canaveral by an expedition paid for by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The F-1 engines, which powered the first-stage Saturn V boosters that fell back to Earth after their fuel was depleted, were found at a depth of 14,000 feet, Bezos’ expedition announced Wednesday. The recovery, after three weeks at […]

by · March 21, 2013 · Featured, News, Science
FDA studying reports some diabetes drugs may cause pancreas problems

FDA studying reports some diabetes drugs may cause pancreas problems

By Ransdell Pierson, Reuters (March 19,2013) – The Food and Drug Administration is studying unconfirmed reports that a widely used class of diabetes drugs, which includes Merck & Co’s Januvia, may cause inflammation of the pancreas and pre-cancerous changes to the pancreas. The agency, in a notice on its website on Thursday, said this is the first time it has communicated potential pre-cancerous links to the medicines, known as incretin mimetics. The drugs for type 2 diabetes also include Victoza from Danish drugmaker […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Lifestyle, News
Red-light camera firms get heat over tickets

Red-light camera firms get heat over tickets

Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY (March 19, 2013) – Courts, government officials and motorists seeing red over traffic-light cameras are increasingly directing their fury toward the companies that sell the devices. At issue: contracts that give companies up to half of ticket revenue and shortened yellow lights that catch more motorists. Camera companies say they don’t set the timing of the lights — cities and counties do. And the manufacturers note that in many communities, local governments aren’t allowed to share ticket […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Featured, Live Traffic, News
Live Vatican Chimney

Live Vatican Chimney

  Watch LIVE the Vatican chimney for the next vote for a new Pope. Video courtesy CBS News ROME (March 13, 2013) 1pm update (Reuters) – Black smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel for a second day on Wednesday after a secret conclave of cardinals held two more inconclusive votes for a new pope to lead the troubled Roman Catholic Church. Following an initial split ballot when they were first shut away amid the chapel’s Renaissance splendor on Tuesday evening, the […]

by · March 13, 2013 · LIVE Broadcast, News
STUDY: Women wake up grumpier then men!

STUDY: Women wake up grumpier then men!

Healthapalooza – March 11,2013 – (CBS News) According to a Duke University survey, women wake up far more grumpier than their male counterparts. In fact, females need far more sleep than men and suffer more mentally and physically if forced to go without it, research suggests. It appears lack of sleep can also put them at higher risk of heart disease, depression and psychological problems and in contrast, men’s health appears to be far less dependent on how well they sleep. […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Featured, News
Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Shows Off Hot Galpal!

Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Shows Off Hot Galpal!

By Jose Lambiet, GossipExtra – Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra finally brought out his significant other in public last night! The notoriously private boyish 42-year-old stunned observers by stepping onto the red carpet of Heat broadcasters Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino‘s yearly fundraiser with a beautiful, and much younger, brunette. Apparently “Coach Spo,” who’s 42, has been dating the former Heat dancer for at least two years! Who’d have thunk it? He kept it all so hush-hush! The lady’s […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Entertainment, Featured, News
Non-Profit Awards and Interviews

Non-Profit Awards and Interviews

Wow! What a day. From the “live” statues on the red carpet and the Roman goddess champagne fountain to the gravity-defying Cirque Dreams opening act and Lynn Martinez’ Cleopatra-style grand entrance, the 2012 BankAtlantic/211 Broward Non-Profit Academy Awards was an event to remember. Eye on South Florida caught all of the highlights ~ watch this exclusive coverage and see what you missed! Here’s an overview of this year’s honorees: Lighthouse of Broward Non-Profit Organization of the Year – Advocacy Sponsored by The Wasie […]

by · February 29, 2012 · News