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Coalition strives to promote safety among older drivers

Coalition strives to promote safety among older drivers

The Florida Department of Transportation’s Safe Mobility for Life Coalition is focused on addressing the needs of Florida’s aging drivers. The state has more residents over the age of 65 than it does under the age of 18. Read the full article in the Jan. 10 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. POLICE MAKE DIRECT APPEAL TO BOMBER In the search for answers to a series of explosions in Austin, Texas, authorities have come ahead with a simple plea to whoever’s behind the blasts: Talk to us. 2. SELF-DRIVING UBER STRIKES, KILLS PEDESTRIAN The fatality in a Phoenix suburb is the first involving a fully autonomous […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 20

UBER DRIVER CITED $250 IN MIAMI FOR NOT SPEAKING ENGLISH Miami-Dade officials say Carmen Hechavarria received a ticket after dropping off passengers at the Miami International Airport. A county ordinance says drivers of ride-hailing apps must be able to communicate in English. Uber spokesman Javi Correoso said Monday the app allows people to communicate even […]

Five things to know in Florida for March 8

Five things to know in Florida for March 8

POLICE: MAN RAPED, BEAT WOMAN FOR 2 WEEKS FOR LOSING PURSE Evan Xavier Little was arrested Sunday after the woman reported him to Miami Beach police. The woman told police that Little became upset in January because she left the purse in an Uber vehicle. She says he hit her with a suitcase and a […]

Navarre Press joins Amazon’s Alexa news app

Navarre Press joins Amazon’s Alexa news app

Navarre Press readers can get their news briefing with just a voice command thanks to the Amazon Alexa application Flash Briefing. Readers need only say “Alexa, read Flash Briefing,” and Alexa will read you the top headlines for Navarre, hot of the presses. Alexa is the voice interactive assistant available on some Amazon devices. In […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 21

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 21

FAMILIES OF PULSE SHOOTING VICTIMS SUE SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS Families of three patrons killed in the Orlando nightclub massacre sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming the gunman who killed their loved ones was radicalized through propaganda found through social media. The families of Tevin Crosby, Juan Ramon Guerrero Jr. and Javier Jorge-Reyes filed the lawsuit […]

Uber in Navarre

Uber in Navarre

Uber has been around since 2009, but Navarre didn’t have any drivers until a year ago. What is Uber? The name itself is German in origin and means “outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing.”   However, now it is the name of a company that developed an app that provides […]