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Editorial Roundup: Florida

Dec. 01, 2021 14:25 PM EST

Palm Beach Post. November XX, 2021. Editorial: Lake O operating plan about the best option of tough choices Pity the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Taking on the role of a modern-day Solomon, the federal agency had to come up with new water usage...

Man gets 18 years for killing after already serving 18 years

Dec. 01, 2021 11:05 AM EST

YORK, S.C. (AP) — A man who spent 18 years in a South Carolina prison is returning for 18 more years behind bars after admitting he beat a friend to death with a hammer one month after being released. Jerod Juan Cook pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter and...

Detroit police: Two men in custody in beating, rape of woman

Nov. 29, 2021 14:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Two men were in custody in connection with the rape and brutal beating of a 63-year-old woman outside a closed Detroit church. Police Chief James White told reporters Monday that tips from residents led investigators to the suspects in the Nov. 14 attack....

Man, 93, continues lifelong learning quest at IU Northwest

Nov. 28, 2021 00:09 AM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University Northwest Adjunct Professor Chelsea Whittington was teaching an introductory computer and social media class as part of IUN’s Senior University when a student casually introduced himself. “He said, ‘I’m Stan and I’m 93...

Seniors enjoy good cheer at Thanksgiving feast in Georgetown

Nov. 27, 2021 09:06 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — There was plenty to be thankful for Tuesday at CHEER’s Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Community Center. More than 200 members of senior centers across Sussex County gathered for CHEER’s annual Holiday Feast — its first large-scale indoor...

Three injured in stabbing at Omaha apartment complex

Nov. 26, 2021 07:50 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An investigation continues after three people suffered knife wounds at an apartment complex in Omaha. The altercation happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at a complex near 90th and Blondo streets. Police say the victims were stabbed multiple times, but...

Coronavirus infections hit new record high in Czech Republic

Nov. 24, 2021 05:26 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic soared to a new record high, reaching almost 26,000 daily cases, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. The daily tally hit 25,864 on Tuesday, about 3,000 more than the previous record registered on Friday. ...

WHO Europe warns of possible surge in COVID deaths ahead

Nov. 23, 2021 07:18 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's Europe office says projections show its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total. WHO Europe, which is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, also...

Wisconsin parade-crash dead identified as four women ages 52 to 79, and an 81-year-old man

Nov. 22, 2021 14:20 PM EST
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin parade-crash dead identified as four women ages 52 to 79, and an 81-year-old man.

What happened to America’s first LGBTQ retirement community?

Nov. 21, 2021 03:13 AM EST

PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — Fred Hodges can still remember the names and faces of neighbors who are long gone. There was Irving, who adopted his lifelong partner, Ron, so they could have some sort of legal recognition while same-sex marriage was still banned in Florida. ...