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The Phillies' equipment truck departs Friday around noon for spring training in Florida.
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Mike DeNardo
February 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's an annual harbinger of spring: The Phillies' equipment truck departs Friday around noon for spring training in Florida. This is a day Phillies equipment manager Dan O'Rourke marks on his calendar: The day the tractor trailer is loaded up and heads down I-95,...
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AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
February 01, 2019 - 8:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday cautioned longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone not to treat the charges against him like a public relations campaign or book tour, and said she may issue a gag order in the case. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she had already noticed a...
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AFC safety Jamal Adams (33), of the New York Jets, celebrates after sacking NFC quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, of the Chicago Bears during the second half of the NFL Pro Bowl football game Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
Phelan Ebenhack/AP Photo
January 27, 2019 - 7:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Pro Bowl has long been considered a laughable representation of the NFL game. It reached a new level of comedy Sunday as several players swapped positions during the annual all-star game. Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey caught a touchdown pass in the final...
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Michael Ertel
Steve Cannon/AP, file
January 24, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's top elections official abruptly resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained pictures of him in blackface posing as a Hurricane Katrina victim. Secretary of State Michael Ertel, who had been on the job less than three weeks, resigned just hours after he testified...
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This undated photo provided by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office shows Zephen Xaver.
Highlands County Sheriff's Office via AP
January 24, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Terry Spencer and david Fischer, Associated Press SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A former prison guard trainee who recently moved to Florida from Indiana killed five people during a standoff at a small town bank before surrendering to a SWAT team that stormed the building, police said. Investigators said...
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A Highlands County Sheriff's SWAT vehicle is stationed out in front of a SunTrust Bank branch, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Sebring, Fla., where authorities say five people were shot and killed.
AP Photo/Chris O'Meara
January 23, 2019 - 5:07 pm
SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a Florida bank Wednesday, killing five people before surrendering to a SWAT team, police said. The shooter called police to report that he had fired shots inside the bank in Sebring, in central Florida. Negotiations failed to persuade the barricaded...
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Dreamstime
January 08, 2019 - 7:42 am
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) -- A new state law takes effect in Florida Tuesday that is expected to restore voting rights to more than a million people with felony convictions -- despite questions from state officials about its implementation. Supporters of the law say there's nothing ambiguous...
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Pizza Hut expands beer delivery service
Pizza Hut
January 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Pizza Hut is leaning into its beer delivery service to get an edge over Domino's. The pizza chain announced on Monday that it is expanding its beer delivery program to 1,000 locations by the summer. Beer delivery will be up and running in nearly 300...
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WGFL-Gainesville via AP
January 04, 2019 - 7:37 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A church van packed with children was headed to Walt Disney World when it got caught in a fiery pileup involving two 18-wheelers. Seven people, including five of the youngsters, died in the crash. On Friday, investigators tried to determine what triggered the accident,...
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A man attacked a McDonald's employee over a straw
Courtesy of Brenda Biandudi
January 03, 2019 - 10:24 am
By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN) -- A new plastic straw law had unexpected consequences when a man lashed out at a worker at a fast food chain. The Florida man had just received his order at a McDonald's in St. Petersburg on Monday evening. He became upset when there weren't any plastic straws out...
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