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Barrett-Jackson is home to the world’s most profitable car auction. Its main event, held every January in Scottsdale, kicked off its 2013 season by tying its 2007 record sales of close to $100 million.
In what is being billed as one of the renowned automobile show and auction's best years in some time, big spending blended with a re-emergence of the classics at the Scottsdale-based Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction very well could be a sign that the economy is starting to improve, the auction's Chairman and CEO believes.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Unable to legally bring a supplement into the U.S. to make their horses more resilient, a Venezuelan polo team used another way to get ready for a champion match: Have a pharmacy mix up the concoction.
WELLINGTON, Fla. - Organ by organ, veterinarians are taking apart 21 prized polo horses to uncover what killed them mysteriously over the weekend during preparations for a match in one of the sport's top championships. Simultaneously, state authorities have opened a criminal probe to determine whether the deaths were intentional, a result of negligence or simply a terrible accident.
Experience has deadened federal immigration officials to stories of human smugglers holding their living cargo for ransom, with threats of harm if the payment isn't enough or too slow in coming.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Dry, windy weather fueled several wildfires on Florida's central Atlantic coast Monday, damaging more than 50 homes and driving hundreds of residents away as the governor declared a state of emergency.
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Barry weakened into a tropical depression as it moved toward Tampa Bay on Saturday. Forecasters discontinued the tropical storm warnings and watches issued for stretches of the Gulf Coast as Barry was about 100 miles north-northwest of Fort Myers.
A 26-year-old Mesa man went missing early Wednesday during a swim near Jupiter, Fla., police said
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The wrangling over Anna Nicole Smith's body appeared to end Wednesday when her mother's lawyer said she would not stand in the way of the starlet's burial in the Bahamas later this week.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Rush Limbaugh will not face charges in Palm Beach County for the bottle of Viagra found in his luggage that was prescribed in his psychologist's name, prosecutors said Wednesday.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The 12-year-old boy who died after riding a Walt Disney World roller coaster had a congenital heart defect, an autopsy found Friday, and an inspection of the ride found no mechanical problems.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Investigators were trying to determine Tuesday whether Rush Limbaugh violated a deal with prosecutors in a long-running prescription fraud case when authorities found he had a bottle of Viagra that was apparently prescribed to someone else.
Tuesday - Round 1
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Authorities raised Florida's death toll from Hurricane Wilma from five to 10 Wednesday and urged the storm's survivors to have patience as they endured long waits for food, water and other necessities.
WESTON, Fla. - Floridians in search of water, cleaning supplies and generators lined up Tuesday morning outside the few stores that were open after Hurricane Wilma cut a costly, deadly swath across the peninsula.
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -Visitors were ordered out of the Florida Keys on Wednesday as Hurricane Wilma briefly exploded into the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, with meteorologists warning that it could maintain devastating power as it crosses Florida from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic.
January 17, 2005
Arizona State thought it had Jason Forcier but lost him to Michigan. ASU thought it had Ben Olson coming its way before he took a U-turn to UCLA.
PHILADELPHIA - Former President Clinton plans to attend a rally with John Kerry today in Philadelphia, then travel to Florida for a rally tonight. Kerry and President Bush continue their campaigns through swing states today with the election a week from tomorrow.
WASHINGTON - The presidential candidates are hitting big battleground states again today. President Bush will be on his second bus trip in Florida in four days.
October 19, 2004
MELBOURNE, Fla. - Hurricane Jeanne tore a fresh path of destruction as it marched up storm-ravaged Florida. The fourth hurricane in six weeks shut down much of the state and prompted recovery plans on a scale never before seen in the nation.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Hurricane Jeanne got stronger, bigger and faster Saturday, forcing anxious Floridians to hurriedly shutter their homes and buy last-minute supplies as the storm bore down on the state's Atlantic coast with winds near 115 mph. Three million people were told to evacuate.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Hurricane Frances' wind and water whacked swaths of Florida with fire-hose force Sunday, submerging entire roadways and tearing off rooftops before weakening to a tropical storm and crawling inland with heavy rain. More than 5 million people lost power, and two people were killed.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Potent but slow-moving Hurricane Frances snapped power lines and whipped the Atlantic coast with winds over 90 mph Saturday, knocking out electricity for about 2 million people and forcing Floridians to endure another day of waiting and worrying.