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Missing Boater

Updated: 10/21/2014 - The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater from Tallahassee 50-miles south of St. Marks, Florida, Sunday.
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NHTSA Warns Car Owners to get Air Bags Fixed

Posted: 10/20/2014 - A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

Identity Thief Sentenced to 61 Months in Prison

Posted: 10/20/2014 - McKenzie Deshommes Francois, 22, of Miami, was sentenced Thursday, October 16, 2014 to 61 months in prison based upon his guilty plea to charges of conspiring to file false claims, conversion of government property, using unauthorized access devices, and aggravated identity theft.

Tallahassee Fire Department Hands Out Smoke Detectors

Updated: 10/20/2014 - Where's the beep? The Tallahassee Fire Department has been working on this campaign for a little over a month now, and Monday, they took to the pavement. They went door to door in a local neighborhood to test people's "beeps"
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    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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  • Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot
    CHICAGO (AP) -- As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school - some on as little as $7.25 per hour....
  • CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients....
  • Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. suburb....
  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82
    NEW YORK (AP) -- At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs....
  • AP PHOTOS: De la Renta's creations over the years
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers....
  • Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process
    GARY, Ind. (AP) -- Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span....
  • Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
  • Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk
    MOSCOW (AP) -- The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday....
  • HK leader: Room to discuss election committee
    HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader says his government won't let the public nominate candidates to succeed him, as thousands of protesters demand, but there's room to discuss how to form a key committee that would pick candidates....
  • AP Photos: Children learn wrestling in Old Havana
    HAVANA (AP) -- In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate in the scorching heat of a Havana afternoon....
  • Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week....
  • Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot
    CHICAGO (AP) -- As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school - some on as little as $7.25 per hour....
  • On visit home, Obama looks backward and forward
    CHICAGO (AP) -- A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue....
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  • Georgia partisans feud over voter registration
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over the handling of as many 50,000 voter registration forms as the Nov. 4 election looms....
  • Ebola: Providing time to fight the virus
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies....
  • China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
    BEIJING (AP) -- China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown....
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  • Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk
    MOSCOW (AP) -- The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday....
  • Strike shuts Lisbon subway for 12th time this year
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  • Review: Apple Pay in action
    NEW YORK (AP) -- If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer....
  • Samsung seeks boost from redesigned Note
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business....
  • Review: Apple Pay in action
    NEW YORK (AP) -- If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer....
  • A list of merchants taking Apple Pay
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  • Record iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat
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  • Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know
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