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U.S. employers add 223,000 jobs; rate falls to 5.3%

U.S. employers add 223,000 jobs; rate falls to 5.3%

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. But wages failed to budge, and other barometers of the job market painted a mixed picture.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Train derailment, fire prompt evacuation in Tennessee

Train derailment, fire prompt evacuation in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Motorcyclist critically injured in Town ’N Country crash

A motorcyclist was hospitalized in critical condition after a collision with a vehicle in Town ’N Country late Wednesday.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Hulk Hogan sex-tape trial postponed after appellate ruling

Hulk Hogan sex-tape trial postponed after appellate ruling

ST. PETERSBURG — The civil trial between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and Gawker, a news and gossip blog, set to begin next week, has been postponed.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Reelz to broadcast Miss USA, but Trump fallout continues

Reelz to broadcast Miss USA, but Trump fallout continues

LOS ANGELES — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Attorney: No charges for Bill Cosby in Atlantic City

Attorney: No charges for Bill Cosby in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Bill Cosby’s lawyer says the comedian will not face charges stemming from a woman’s allegations that Cosby sexually assaulted her in Atlantic City decades ago.
Updated: 4 hours ago
No evidence of shooting after lockdown at D.C. Navy Yard

No evidence of shooting after lockdown at D.C. Navy Yard

WASHINGTON — The Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday after reports of shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago, but officials said those reports were unconfirmed, with no evidence ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
WTFork: Best Tampa-area beach eats for Fourth of July

WTFork: Best Tampa-area beach eats for Fourth of July

Headed to the beach for the Fourth of July weekend? You’re not alone. Good luck steering clear of the tourist traps; and remember, there are delicious dining options at every price point in close proximity to the sand.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Matchbox Romance lured back to stage for Vans Warped Tour

Matchbox Romance lured back to stage for Vans Warped Tour

The allure of the Warped Tour should be appealing to any band, as well as music fans. The egalitarian tour, in which “headliners” can play at any time during the all-day event, is a blast for most musicians.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Video: Trooper saves toddler in runaway car during traffic stop

Video: Trooper saves toddler in runaway car during traffic stop

A quick-thinking Florida Highway Patrol trooper saved a 2-year-old girl from a runaway car during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Hernando County.
Updated: 5 hours ago