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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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    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, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

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    • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:41:21 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
      Family members and friends of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects are honoring him a year later.
    • Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

      Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:31:37 GMT
      An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn't need another black commander in chief.
      An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn't need another black commander in chief.
    • Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

      Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:11:49 GMT
      Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when...
      Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was...
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