Stories by Tamara Lush

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Trove of 1980s Madonna pop culture awaits auction

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Long before Newsweek called her a "tarted-up floozy," and way before she married and had babies and adopted babies, Madonna was a young woman in New York trying to make it big.
By Tamara Lush

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Hometown loyal to 'Duck Dynasty'

WEST MONROE, La. - "Faith. Family. Ducks." It's the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty, and that philosophy permeates  everything in this small north ...
By Tamara Lush

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

'The Simpsons' are finally complete at Universal Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - Walking into Universal Orlando's new themed area is a bit surreal. First, you hear familiar music. Then you spot the sign: "Greetings from SPRINGFIELD U.S.A." And then you get a ...
By Tamara Lush

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

Orlando offers electric rental car program

ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Orlando often try new things while on vacation: thrilling coasters, luxury hotels, different cuisines. Now they can try out a fully electric car – and not have to ...
By Tamara Lush

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Florida is a vacation paradise for dogs

FORT DE SOTO PARK, Fla. - Picture this: You're sitting on a white-sand beach, warm sun on your skin. Coconut-scented sunscreen wafts through the air. A splashing noise comes from the blue Gulf of ...
By Tamara Lush

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Meningitis victims face long recovery

People with meningitis from tainted steroids face a long, uncertain road to recovery.
By Tamara Lush

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010

Quake workers in Haiti rescue living, mourn dead

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- All rescuers saw of Saint-Helene Jean-Louis when they arrived at the collapsed University of Port-au-Prince building were the top of her head and her left hand.
By Tamara Lush

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008

Activist fills foreclosed homes

MIAMI --- Max Rameau delivers his sales pitch like a pro. "All tile floor," he says during a recent showing. "And the living room, wow! It has great blinds."
By Tamara Lush

Sunday, Aug 3, 2008

Gas pump TV sets increase revenue

MIAMI --- In the midst of a cruel summer for America's drivers, there's a diversion: TV at the gas station.
By Tamara Lush

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