Federal judge rules Trump cannot punish sanctuary cities by withholding funds

A motion filed in San Francisco said billions of dollars of funding are at risk.

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25.Apr.2017


Poll finds 66 percent of Americans under 30 disapprove of Trump

The poll also surveyed attitudes on Trump's use of Twitter.

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25.Apr.2017


Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warns of a "thickening" border between Canada and the U.S. after the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber

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25.Apr.2017


White House names border protection official as new Secret Service head

Trump administration has settled on a new director for the agency.

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25.Apr.2017


Chobani yogurt company sues conspiracy theorist and InfoWars host Alex Jones for alleged defamation

The suit is tied to an InfoWars video published earlier this month.

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25.Apr.2017


North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

North Korea held a major live-fire drill in the Wonsan city area.

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25.Apr.2017


School bus crash in Kentucky injures 14 students, driver

15 people injured after the driver swerved off the road to avoid hitting a deer

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25.Apr.2017


Body found in swollen river after North Carolina storm

A body was found in a swollen North Carolina river by a crew cleaning storm debris, but it wasn't immediately clear if the death was caused by the storm

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25.Apr.2017


Spain arrests 9 in probe of Brussels attacks

32 civilians died and at least 300 more were injured in the 2016 blasts.

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25.Apr.2017


Pilot dies after small plane crashes into Texas pond

Witnesses said the plane was on fire and hit some trees before it crashed.

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25.Apr.2017


Study: Florida ranks low for children's health care

FORT WALTON BEACH – Florida is ranked one of the worst states for children's health care, according to a study by wallethub.com.On Monday, the website published its research, listing Florida 37th for overall children's healthcare in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. WalletHub said its analysts compared four categories: children's health and access to health care, nutrition, physical activity and obesity, and oral health. "Some of the information in [...]

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25.Apr.2017


'I really want to do it in Milton'

MILTON — Vincent Bain wants to attract video game players everywhere to Milton for a tournament, but first he will need some help.The 24-year-old Central School alumnus said his interest in video games developed in middle school when friends introduced him to “Maple Story,” an MMO, or massively multiplayer online, game. Someone plays MMO games with others through the internet.At the time, Bain’s introduction to video games was something of a culture [...]

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25.Apr.2017


Pace author preps book release with zombie photo shoot

PACE — Author Tim Sousa will soon release his second book in a three-part series centered on zombies. He held a photo shoot April 22 to get images for the novel’s cover.Sousa — who is from Massachusetts and moved to Pace in January — said he has been writing since childhood, but this trilogy is the first time he has written novels."I've been writing since I was 8 years old, but mostly poetry," Sousa said. "I have published two poetry journals, and [...]

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25.Apr.2017


County will be ready if Enterprise Florida ends, economic development director says

Santa Rosa County Economic Development Director Shannon Ogletree is concerned for the future of Enterprise Florida.

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25.Apr.2017


Food for Thought: Read labels carefully

TIP OF THE WEEKDecipher misleading food labelsFood labels are important. After all, they help you determine the best value and the healthiest option. But while the FDA requires terms like “low sodium” and “high fiber” to meet strict definitions, other terms aren’t regulated at all. Here are some tips from the Center for Food Safety to help you decipher what these classifications really mean: -- Multigrain: To avoid refined flour, look for products [...]

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25.Apr.2017


After Navarre Pass endorsement, water board to avoid political issues

NAVARRE — Last week, the Holley Navarre Water System board of directors voted to endorse the re-opening of the Navarre Pass.And that may be the last time the board weighs in on a political issue.Monday, HNWS sent a press release saying the board continues to endorse the re-opening, but would no longer participate in any endorsement of a political candidate or political movement."On Friday, April 21, the board met in a special-called meeting to revise the [...]

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25.Apr.2017


National dance tour makes stop in Pace (PHOTOS)

PACE— To celebrate National Dance Week, Coast 2 Coast: Dance Across America embarked on its Fourth Annual National Tour with one goal: to motivate youths and adults to never give up. The group is traveling from New York to Los Angeles in 14 days, visiting over 21 dance studios, and completing all 48 continental states. The crew made a stop on April 23 at The P.A.C.E. Studio. The event was free to all students who [...]

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25.Apr.2017


Santa Rosa residents aid cleanup effort (PHOTOS)

MILTON — Each year on Earth Day, residents across the country take part in the Great American Clean-up. They remove garbage from streets and waterways in an attempt to better the environment.This year in Santa Rosa County, Pace High School's NJROTC and the Blackwater Pyrates were among groups and individuals who removed trash from the streets of Milton and the Blackwater River. [gh:style].embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; [...]

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25.Apr.2017


Milton acrobatic gymnasts excel in regional competitions

MILTON — Two young Milton gymnasts are making strides in area competitions. Acrobatic gymnastics, a sport of skill, dedication and trust, is performed with pairs or trios. Performances are choreographed with combinations of dance and gymnastics. The sport ranges from levels one to 10, with increasing levels presenting their own challenging techniques.Excelling at a regional level are Mirra Martin, 6, and Emma Touchstone, 8, a team from Flippin’ Out Gymnastics [...]

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25.Apr.2017


Ex-Tate football coach arrested on more child molestation charges

PENSACOLA -- A former Tate High School supplemental football coach, already in Escambia County jail on $525,000 bond for over 40 counts of child sexual abuse, has been arrested on four additional warrants for crimes against minors. According to a press release from the State Attorney's Office, Charlie Maybern Hamrick now faces three additional counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and two counts of unlicensed practice of medicine. Authorities had asked people to come forward [...]

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24.Apr.2017