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2009-06-22 13:33:26

An 83-year-old pilot who landed his damaged single-engine Hummelbird plane on a busy South Florida expressway said it was a perfect landing. Ralph Squeglia, 83, said he aimed for the Sawgrass Expressway near Miami after clipping the homemade plane's left wing on a light pole Sunday and guided the aircraft to the ground while carefully dodging cars, WTVJ-TV, Miami, reported Monday. It was a perfect landing, said Squeglia, who has been flying planes since 1944. However, he said there were some...

2008-07-06 15:00:14

By Jonathan Del Marcus, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 6--A planned trailhead and parking lot will provide convenient access from Coral Springs to a vast Everglades conservation area.

2008-06-18 06:00:14

By Laura Isensee, The Miami Herald Jun. 18--South Florida can say hello, officially, to the rainy season as the gloomy skies and downpours that drenched South Florida Tuesday are likely to linger. "Definitely keep the umbrella," said National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Gregoria.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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