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Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Funds to allow blind NYer to keep aging guide dog

  NEW YORK (AP) — Enough donations have been raised to allow a blind man to keep the aging guide dog that went onto the subway tracks with him when the man lost consciousness and […]

12/19/2013

Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hero guide dog assured good home after NY rescue

NEW YORK (AP) — The guide dog that leaped onto subway tracks after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell off a station platform is assured a loving home after his retirement. Cecil Williams, who […]

12/18/2013

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Yearwood, McBride cancel SeaWorld concerts

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — More entertainers have canceled their appearances at SeaWorld Orlando following the recent release of a documentary that raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales. Representatives for Trisha Yearwood and […]

12/16/2013

June 17, 2013: Nancy  Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart performing on opening night of the Heartbreaker Tour at the Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Fla.   (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, File)

‘Blackfish’ prompts Heart to cancel SeaWorld gig

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about […]

12/09/2013

Lockheed Martin cutting 4,000 jobs, closing plants

  BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending. “In the […]

11/14/2013

In this undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Florida death row inmate Darius Kimbrough. (AP Photo/Florida Department of Corrections)

Fla. inmate executed for killing of Orlando woman

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted in the 1991 sexual assault and murder of an aspiring artist in Orlando has been executed in Florida. Forty-year-old Darius Kimbrough was pronounced dead at 6:18 p.m. following […]

11/12/2013

This image released by ABC shows host Robin Roberts, left, with Juror B29 from the George Zimmerman trial, center, and attorney David Chico on "Good Morning America," in New York on Thursday, July 25, 2013.  (AP Photo/ABC, Donna Svennevik)

Juror says she owes Martin’s parents apology

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The second juror to speak publicly told ABC News in an interview made available Thursday that she feels George Zimmerman got away with murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, but that […]

07/25/2013

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New, intense ride opens at Universal Studios

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Within an hour of the new Transformers ride opening at Universal Studios on Thursday, hundreds of people stood in the sweltering Florida heat to experience the intense, 3-D thrill ride. Transformers: […]

06/20/2013

Ibragim Todashev, shown in May 4, 2013 Orange County Corrections Department booking photo after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. (AP Photo)

FBI reports man has been fatally shot in Boston bombing probe

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials […]

05/22/2013

James Seevakumaran (AP Photo)

Student who killed self was planning attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida student planned an attack on campus but committed suicide in a dorm before carrying it out, authorities said Monday. Materials found in his dorm room made it appear he had planned a wider attack.

03/18/2013

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