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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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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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Toddler rushed to hospital after rhino encounter at Florida zoo
WKMG
January 02, 2019 - 10:35 am
By Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) -- A 2-year-old girl was injured at a Florida zoo during a private rhino encounter experience, zoo officials said. The toddler and her family were taking part Tuesday in a close-up experience with white rhinos at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, when the girl came...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before the state commission in Sunrise, Fla.
AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File
December 30, 2018 - 8:47 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb. 14 massacre. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel sent a letter Wednesday to the state commission investigating the...
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High-speed trains are finally coming to the US
Brightline/Virgin Trains
December 25, 2018 - 10:53 am
By Lilit Marcus, CNN (CNN) -- Japan has its famed Shinkasens, Russia its Maglevs, France its TGVs. But what about the United States? One train company has high hopes of bringing high-speed rail travel to America. Brightline Trains, which bills itself as "America's first new major private intercity...
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Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
December 24, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By The Associated Press Deadliest shooting at an American high school: Parkland, Florida. Deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century: Paradise, California. Deadliest attack on Jews in American history: Pittsburgh. The cities of Parkland, Paradise and Pittsburgh became synonymous with tragedy in 2018, a...
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December 06, 2018 - 10:01 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There they go. Miss America state groups in three more states have had their licenses revoked by the Miss America Organization following a bitter, high-stakes clash between state pageants and the national leadership headed by former Fox...
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US Customs and Border Enforcement and USA flag
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
December 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man born and raised in Philadelphia fights through an incredible ordeal in an effort to stay in the United States. Peter Sean Brown is a Philadelphia native who now calls Big Pine Keys, Florida, home. So last April, when the 50-year-old U.S. citizen turned himself...
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 illustration made available by NASA in 2018 shows the InSight lander drilling into the surface of Mars.
NASA via AP
November 20, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars is about to get its first U.S. visitor in years: a three-legged, one-armed geologist to dig deep and listen for quakes. NASA's InSight makes its grand entrance through the rose-tinted Martian skies on Monday, after a six-month,...
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Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes listens to reports Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the Broward Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, Fla.
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
November 19, 2018 - 8:25 am
By Gary Fineout, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for...
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