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Day Three: The South and Riding Shotgun

You know you are in the South (of the USA) when……

  1. The first thing you see on the breakfast buffet is biscuits ( what I would call scones) in a nice warmer with a lid and beside it another covered warmer with a sign that says : “Peppered Gravy”. 
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Suspect In Turnpike Shooting Claims Someone Was Trying To Kill Him

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WINTER GARDEN (CBSMiami) — A man suspected in the shooting of two people on a central Florida highway is now behind bars and claims the shooting was in self-defense. 645 more words

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Road Rage Shooting Suspect Arrested; 2 Victims Recovering

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WINTER GARDEN (CBSMiami) — A man suspected in the road rage shooting of two people on a central Florida highway is now behind bars and claims the shooting was in self-defense. 240 more words

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Have Hermine and Irma demonstrated the need for new evacuation routes? Heartland Parkway and other roads worth reconsidering?

The idea of expressway and parkway building in far flung locations has become passe in Florida. Much like the revolts against urban expressways in the 1970’s, recent moves to build what appeared to be roads to nowhere have met stern opposition including on the pages of this website. 722 more words

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Flashback Friday: History of the Florida Turnpike - Central Florida (Part 2 of 3)

Part I covering southeast Florida is here

When the Turnpike was originally proposed in he late 1940’s the road was supposed to travel thirty five miles east of Orlando. 1,236 more words

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South Florida Residents Running From Irma Clogging Up Highways

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – There was a steady stream northbound on the Turnpike all day and into the night Thursday.

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Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Backs Up Turnpike At Sunrise Exit

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SUNRISE (CBSMiami) – The southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike are backed up at the Sunrise exit after a tractor trailer flipped on its side Thursday night. 68 more words

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