Florida town knew shooter had troubled past

This undated image provided by the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 shows Don Spirit. On Thursday, officials said Spirit is suspected of killing six of his grandchildren, his daughter and himself near Bell, Fla. (AP Photo/Gilchrist County...

For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maria Lennon said she felt some relief when she heard the news Friday afternoon: A judge had finalized a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph...
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Keyshia Cole arrested on suspicion of battery

FILE – In this July 6, 2013 file photo, Keyshia Cole visits the pressroom on Day 2 of the 2013 Essence Music Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, in New Orleans. Los Angeles police say Cole was arrested Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on suspicion of battery and the...

Interesting Preservation Video…

Milepost 874 A friend of mine sent me this video about a railroad preservation society based in Cleveland, Ohio. I thought you might find it worth a look. Not long enough for popcorn, but enjoy it anyway! http://biggeekdad.com/2014/08/graveyard-trains/ dlm

John F. Kennedy’s WWII letters sell at auction

BOSTON (AP) — A collection of letters John F. Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate has sold for $200,000 at an auction. RR Auction, a Boston-based auction house, said the sale happened Thursday, during a two-day auction at the Omni Parker House that also...
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TV special puts Stonehenge in spotlight

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama visits Stonehenge after leaving the NATO summit in Newport, Wales. Obama pronounced England’s Stonehenge “cool” during a side trip earlier this month. TV viewers can check it out for...
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Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2012, file photo, an NFL pink ribbon logo commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month is painted on the field during an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Dallas Cowboys in Baltimore. Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field...
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Petition filed seeking to block Peterson from son

FILE- In this Oct. 16, 2011, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. After enduring the fallout from child abuse allegations against star running back Adrian Peterson, the...
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After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

No supporters for the Scottish independence referendum celebrate a result at a No campaign event at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, early Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment Û and the rest of the...
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Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and NO campaigner in Scotland’s Independence Referendum meets pupils at Kelty Primary school in Kelty Scotland Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the...