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3,000 pay their respects at Bay Pines Memorial Day service

3,000 pay their respects at Bay Pines Memorial Day service

Hailed as the largest Memorial Day service in the bay area, the event attracts thousands of people each year, and this time was no exception.
Published: 05/25/15
Highwaymen murals on Riverview prison walls sell for $150

Highwaymen murals on Riverview prison walls sell for $150

TAMPA — Shane Karlson landed quite a deal last weekend, purchasing a pair of Florida Highwaymen works of art for a scant $75 each. Typically, any Highwaymen piece goes for much more than that, often reaching into the thousands of dollars....
Published: 05/25/15
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

MEXICO CITY — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother’s arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
Published: 05/25/15

3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE — Authorities say three children have been injured after a waterspout made landfall on a Fort Lauderdale beach and sent an inflatable bounce house flying into the air.
Published: 05/25/15
Legislators faced a similar budget showdown in 1992

Legislators faced a similar budget showdown in 1992

TALLAHASSEE — As the clock ticked closer to midnight, lawmakers became more anxious. A six-month legislative session featuring near fist fights, budget vetoes and intense racial politics was winding down, yet they still had not figured out how...
Published: 05/25/15

Jeb Bush to get own home at family compound in Kennebunkport

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine ­— Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is getting a house of his own at the family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Published: 05/25/15

Planes searched at NYC airport after unfounded threats

NEW YORK — Authorities say two planes have been searched at New York’s Kennedy Airport after threats were made against the flights.
Published: 05/25/15
Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. — President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle Monday, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices and noting the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S....
Published: 05/25/15

2 reports in 24 hours of fake cop pulling over motorists, stealing wallets

A man pretending to be a law enforcement officer stole a wallet, phone and car keys from a car he pulled over today near Seffner, Hillsborough deputies said.
Published: 05/25/15

Rutgers football player jailed in Sarasota on robbery charge

BRADENTON — Authorities say a Rutgers football player is jailed in Sarasota on a robbery charge.
Published: 05/25/15