Boston Police Investigate Two Backpacks Near Marathon Finish Line

Boston Police Investigate Two Backpacks Near Marathon Finish Line

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BOSTON (AP) — Police have evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks.

Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people.

Police have cleared the area. Trains are bypassing the nearby Copley Square station.

The…

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Tax Day Takes Unforgiving Aim at the Wealthy

Tax Day Takes Unforgiving Aim at the Wealthy

The Hill reporter Bernie Becker talks about the changing tax laws and its affects on American business and the American economy.

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“Folks that can afford to pay a little more. Ought to.”  For more click here.

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2014 Eisner Award Nominations

2014 Eisner Award Nominations

The awards will be given out in a gala ceremony on Friday, July 25 during Comic-Con International: San Diego.Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards

Best Short Story
  • “Go Owls,” by Adrian Tomine, in Optic Nerve #13 (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • “Mars to Stay,” by Brett Lewis and Cliff Chiang, in Witching Hour (DC)
  • “Seaside Home,” by Josh Simmons, in Habit #1 (Oily)
  • “Untitled,” by Gilbert Hernandez, in Love and Rockets: New…

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Florida Wawa Stores To Offer Free Coffee April 16

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Wawa stores across Florida will give away a free cup of coffee, all day, on Wednesday, April 16.

Florida Wawa Stores To Offer Free Coffee April 16

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Wawa stores across Florida will give away a free cup of coffee, all day, on Wednesday, April 16.

New Hope In Search For Missing Pilot

New Hope In Search For Missing Pilot

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There’s new hope in the mystery surrounding a missing pilot and his plane. Ted Weiss vanished during a flight form Dunellon to Zephyrhills.

Crews are now searching the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge after a ping from an emergency locator was heard.

Searchers scoured the Withlacoochee Staff Forest without success last week.

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Alex Sink Says No To David Jolly Rematch

Alex Sink Says No To David Jolly Rematch #Florida #Politics

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MIAMI (AP) — Alex Sink will not run for Congress again this year.

The Democrat said in a statement Tuesday that she will not wage another campaign in the fall after losing a high-stakes special House election last month to Republican David Jolly.

Sink lost by less than two percentage points in a swing-voting district in the St. Petersburg area, and Democrats had lobbied her to stage a rematch in…

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Lakeland Teacher Admits To Sexual Relationship With Students

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WTSP 10 News reports that an English teacher at Central Florida Aerospace Academy was arrested Monday after police learned she was having a sexual relationship with one of her students.

According to police, 29-year-old Jennifer Fichter admited she had sex three times at the Reserve Apartments and three times at another location off of New Tampa Highway. The victim’s mother found out about this…

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Convenience Store Owner Charged With Possession/Sale of Spice

Convenience Store Owner Charged With Possession/Sale of Spice

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On April 15, 2014, 49 year-old Hassan Boukil of St. Petersburg was arrested at about 11:45 a.m. at his business, located at 3401 5th Avenue North, when officers acting on a tip found him possession of 74 grams of SPICE. Various packets labeled “Johnny Appleseed”, “Bob Marley”, “Diablo” and “AK-47″ were discovered in his possession.

According to multiple store employees, Boukil sold SPICE to…

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Kids React to Walkman Technology with Shock & Horror

Kids React to Walkman Technology with Shock & Horror

For most adults in the year 2014, the age before iPhones and Shazam and Spotify conjures a warm glow of nostalgia. For most elementary schoolers, it sounds like a time of cruel and unusual punishment. In their latest installment of their “Kids React” Youtube series, TheFineBros assemble their gang of youngsters and present them with a strange relic, the Walkman, and let the cameras roll for their…

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City of Tampa Announces Transportation, Parking Plans For IIFAA

City of Tampa Announces Transportation, Parking Plans For IIFAA

City of Tampa Announces Transportation Plans, Parking Options for International Indian Film Academy Awards   Tampa, Fla. (April 15, 2014) – Slated to make its debut in the United States, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) will host the 15th year of the Tata Motors IIFA Awards in Tampa, Florida on April 23, 2014 – April 26, 2014. IIFA is the most appreciated South Asian film academy, and…

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