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  • Earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:11:07 GMT
     A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
     A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

    Storms possible in Tampa Bay today

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    Storms with heavy downpours and strong wind are possible later this afternoon.
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    Florida fisherman reels in 805-pound shark Video included

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    A fisherman in Florida seeks to protect the spot where he reeled in a 805-pound mako.
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    Egg hunt for Orangutans at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

    "Eggs"cellent Enrichment for Orangutans Friday at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo "Eggs"cellent Enrichment for Orangutans Friday at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
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    The Bornean orangutan family at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo was celebrating Easter early on Friday.They all participated in the annual Orangutan Egg Hunt. Zoo keeperers played Easter bunny and "hid" hard-boiled eggs, baskets, coconuts, frozen juice pops and other seasonal goodies throughout the exhibit. More>>

    Fired Sarasota teacher speaks about meltdown video

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    Earlier this month, Captain Jeffrey Daughtry, a math teacher at the Sarasota Military Academy, was fired after a cell phone video captured him screaming at a student.The video shows Daughtry shoving a teenager into a seat and yelling, “You open your mouth again and you will die!” More>>

    Canadiens hope to build on win against Lightning

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    Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a formula for success in the NHL playoffs. More>>

    Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

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    Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. More>>

    $100,000 bond for Citrus dad accused of killing son so he could play video games

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    Cody Eugene Wygant, 24, of Homosassa, is charged with child neglect with great bodily harm and third-degree murder in connection with the death of his son, Daymeon Wygant. More>>

    Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

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    The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials... More>>

    Tampa Day School principal arrested for molestation

    Larkin on TDS's website (left) and on the mugshot from HCSO Larkin on TDS's website (left) and on the mugshot from HCSO
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    Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies arrested James Jerome Larkin, the principal of Tampa Day School, for lewd or lascivious molestation, according to HCSO. Larkin bailed out early Friday morning. More>>

    Coast Guard searching for possible missing boaters

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    U.S. Coast Guard crews are conducting a search for possible missing boaters off the coast of Venice Beach early Friday morning. More>>

    AM Headlines: Wet Friday; Security breach confirmed; Crash closes interstate

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    AM Headlines: Rainy and stormy Friday; Card security breach; Bolts game 2
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    Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards

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    Michaels Stores Inc. says Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. More>>

    Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet

    A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data... More>>

    Citrus dad killed son so he could play video games, says Sheriff's Office Video included

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    A Citrus County father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games. More>>

    Fatal crash involving tractor trailer closed Hwy 60 East in Lake Wales

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    Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash on Highway 60 East, between 630 East and Grape Hammock Road, in Lake Wales. More>>

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

    Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

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    Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City. More>>

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    • Owners of Manatee Co. animal sanctuary arrested

      Owners of Manatee Co. animal sanctuary arrested

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:05:34 GMT
      Deputies arrested the owners of Napier's Log Cabin Horse Animal Sanctuary Thursday in connection with an ongoing animal cruelty investigation.
      Deputies arrested the owners of Napier's Log Cabin Horse Animal Sanctuary Thursday in connection with an ongoing animal cruelty investigation.
    • Egg hunt for Orangutans at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

      Egg hunt for Orangutans at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:05:45 GMT
      "Eggs"cellent Enrichment for Orangutans Friday at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo"Eggs"cellent Enrichment for Orangutans Friday at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
      The Bornean orangutan family at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo was celebrating Easter early on Friday.They all participated in the annual Orangutan Egg Hunt. Zoo keeperers played Easter bunny and "hid" hard-boiled eggs, baskets, coconuts, frozen juice pops and other seasonal goodies throughout the exhibit.
      The Bornean orangutan family at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo was celebrating Easter early on Friday.They all participated in the annual Orangutan Egg Hunt. Zoo keeperers played Easter bunny and "hid" hard-boiled eggs, baskets, coconuts, frozen juice pops and other seasonal goodies throughout the exhibit.
    • Fired Sarasota teacher speaks about meltdown video

      Fired Sarasota teacher speaks about meltdown video

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:37:59 GMT
      Earlier this month, Captain Jeffrey Daughtry, a math teacher at the Sarasota Military Academy, was fired after a cell phone video captured him screaming at a student.The video shows Daughtry shoving a teenager into a seat and yelling, “You open your mouth again and you will die!”
      Earlier this month, Captain Jeffrey Daughtry, a math teacher at the Sarasota Military Academy, was fired after a cell phone video captured him screaming at a student.The video shows Daughtry shoving a teenager into a seat and yelling, “You open your mouth again and you will die!”
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    • Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

      Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:32:47 GMT
      A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
      A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
    • Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

      Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:21:17 GMT
      More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets under President Barack Obama's health care law must decide if they want to take a crack at it themselves. Time...
      For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.
    • MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

      MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:12:03 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
      Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...
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