Transportation

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The two biggest investments people make in their lifetime are usually their house and their car. With the high number of seasonal residents in Southwest Florida, now is the time of year when one of those houses is left vacant and cars are shipped to follow their owners. That has given rise to two industries, home watchers and automotive shippers, that few need until they split time with a second home in Florida.

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Florida’s support of a travel ban is surprising some in the state’s tourism industry.

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joins a dozen states in urging a San Francisco federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.

House lawmakers voted unanimously to establish statewide standards for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft.  Nick Evans has more.

Last summer the first U.S. commercial flights to Cuba in more than half a century took off to jubilant fanfare - and landed to cheers and water cannon salutes. U.S. airlines were giddy about resuming commercial flights to the communist island.

Maybe too giddy.

Florida's infrastructure is getting a grade of "C'' by civil engineers, but that's still better than the grade of "D+" given to the nation overall.

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