Athletes for America launch tour in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - ATHLETES FOR AMERICA (AFA) Founder, Billy McGehee is a resident at Gulf Harbour in Iona-McGregor's Fire District. Since 9-11-01, he has been on a mission t..
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Netanyahu eyes Mideast peace deal in year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a Jewish New Year greeting he promised to strive for a peace agreement by this time next year but said there is no guarantee of success.
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Pakistan blast kills at least 20

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion apparently targeting a police barracks in Pakistan\'s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday left at least seven people dead, including two children, a Kohat district police official said.
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Politics appears to be recession proof

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - While politicians are focused on the gloomy economy, the political game appears to be a recession-proof industry.This year's volatile election is bursting with mo..
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Group: Iraqi reporters' killing highlights dangers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The killing of an Iraqi journalist by unidentified gunmen highlights the dangers facing reporters in a conflict that has claimed more media workers' lives than any ..
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Democrats fighting for seats all over the country

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Their control of the House in peril, Democrats are playing defense all across the country. Disgruntled voters, a sluggish economy and vanishing enthusiasm for Pre..
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HP sues ex-HP CEO Hurd over new job at Oracle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard is filing a lawsuit against former CEO Mark Hurd to prevent him from joining rival Oracle. The complaint filed Tuesday in a California state co..
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Microbes munch oil, haven't robbed Gulf of oxygen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new federal report says microbes that are gobbling up oil from the BP spill haven't caused problems with oxygen loss in the Gulf of Mexico. Federal officials sa..
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Van der Sloot says he's sorry for Holloway lies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a jailhouse interview with a Dutch television station, Joran van der Sloot said he is remorseful for telling so many stories regarding the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, but once again denied culpability in the case.
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President adding business tax cuts to economic plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says President Barack Obama will call for new tax breaks to allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments ..
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Colorado wildfire leaves destructive path

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

DENVER (AP) - A wind-whipped wildfire sent flames roaring through a rugged canyon in the Colorado foothills, forcing hundreds of people to flee and destroying dozens of homes - som..
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Election deadlock broken in Australia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two independent lawmakers from rural Australia broke a parliamentary deadlock on Tuesday, siding with Prime Minister Julia Gillard to return the Labor Party to power.
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Missiles kill 5 suspected Pakistan militants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed five suspected militants in Pakistan\'s tribal region on Monday, intelligence officials tell CNN.
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Tropical storm makes landfall in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tropical depression in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is creeping toward Mexico and the United States and could bring substantial rainfall, officials said.
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Obama assails GOP, promotes new jobs program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A combative President Barack Obama has rolled out a long-term jobs program before a cheering Labor Day crowd and coupled it with a campaign-season assault on Repub..
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Man scales skyscraper in downtown San Francisco

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco authorities say they plan to arrest a man who is scaling the exterior of a 58-story downtown skyscraper - just as soon as he reaches the top.The ..
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Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon raises $58.9 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Despite the struggling economy, officials with the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon say contributions and pledges from this year's Labor Day event totaled $58.9 million.Th..
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Little Rock 9 member Jefferson Thomas dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock Nine member Jefferson Thomas has died at age 67 in Columbus, Ohio.      Fellow Little Rock Nine member Carlotta Walls ..
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Tropical Storm Hermine makes landfall in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Hermine made landfall in extreme northeastern Mexico on Monday night. Authorities had been urging people along Mexico's n..
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Colorado fire destroys homes, triggers evacuations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DENVER (AP) - A wind-driven wildfire in the rugged Colorado foothills has spread across 4 square miles, destroying some houses and triggering evacuations of as many as 400 homes.No..
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