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  1. People across the Northeast US prepare for fierce snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    The monster snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast sent people scrambling Monday to gas up their cars, stock their refrigerators and charge their phones. Thanks to the impending blizzard, Monday was slow at the Children's Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, New York.

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  2. After Miami's kickoff, gays set to marry across FloridaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Cybercast News Service

    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some Florida counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses overnight to same-sex couples. But they still were beaten to the punch by a Miami judge who found no need to wait until the statewide ban expired. 1 comment

  3. Florida group tries to stop gay marriagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Cybercast News Service

    A conservative group on Tuesday sued a county clerk of courts, Orlando's mayor and a judge in an effort to stop them from helping same-sex couples get married in Florida next week. The lawsuits filed by the Florida Family Action, Inc. asked a judge to prevent the officials from either officiating or issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples starting next week when Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is set to expire.

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  4. Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by law enforcement after the bombings. Security was tight at the federal courthouse in Boston for Tsarnaev's final pretrial conference.

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  5. Southwest bag workers picketing over flight delaysRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Saying Southwest Airlines is neglecting workers and its customers, baggage handlers are bringing attention to the company's slide in on-time performance as they seek a new contract. Workers picketed and handed out leaflets to passengers at Denver and 15 other airports across the country Tuesday.

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  6. Texas biologists warm chilled sea turtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    The 50 Kemp's ridley sea turtles, a critically endangered species, were shocked by recent cold temperatures in the waters off New England and were rescued from the beaches of Cape Cod over the past few weeks, the Galveston County Daily News reported. The group arrived Friday at the Galveston Sea Turtle Facility operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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  7. Boy behind wall used texts to help police find himRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    A 13-year-old boy used text messages and photos to help lead police to the small compartment behind an upstairs linen closet where he was being hidden inside his father's and stepmother's home in the Atlanta suburbs, authorities said Monday. Clayton County Police Chief Gregory Porter said the boy's biological mother, who lives in Orlando, Florida, called her local 911 and was routed to the 911 center in Jonesboro just before 11 p.m. Friday.

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  8. Amusement parks challenged by home entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    They need to lure you, the American guest, off your sofa with your high resolution, interactive video games and into their world of fun - real life fun. A decade or two ago, folks went to theme parks big and small to experience the latest in entertainment and technology.

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  9. Man dead in Memphis may be amputee wanted in Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    In an image from surveillance video provided by the Orange County, Fla.,Sheriff's Office, Sean Petrozzino, a 30-year-old quadruple amputee, is seen at a bank ATM on Nov. 4, 2014, the day his parents were shot. Orange County detective had been looking for Petrozzino for the past week after the bodies of 64-year-old Nancy Petrozzino and 63-year-old Michael Petrozzino were found fatally shot inside their Orlando home.

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  10. Red Lobster goes back into its shellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    The struggling chain on Monday plans to announce another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster. The non-seafood dishes had been added by the chain's previous owner, Darden Restaurants Inc., in hopes of attracting people who don't like seafood as sales declined.

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  11. Hazing trial starts for 1 FAMU band memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    In this Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Robert Champion, a drum major in Florida A&M University's Marching 100 band, performs during halftime of a football game in Orlando, Fla. The trial for four band members charged in the hazing death of Champion begins Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in Orlando, Fla.

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  12. Hazing trial starts for 4 FAMU band membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    In this Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Robert Champion, a drum major in Florida A&M University's Marching 100 band, performs during halftime of a football game in Orlando, Fla. The trial for four band members charged in the hazing death of Champion begins Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in Orlando, Fla.

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  13. House passes bill to oversee VA hospital buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    The House has passed a bill to increase oversight of veterans' hospitals under construction, following a report that some medical centers take three years longer to complete than estimated and cost an extra $366 million per project. Republican congressman Mike Coffman of Colorado says the Veterans Affairs Department's oversight of construction projects is dysfunctional and leads to delayed health care.

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  14. Olive Garden defends breadstick policyRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity." The remark is part of a response by the chain's parent company, Darden Restaurants Inc., to a nearly 300-page criticism released by hedge fund Starboard Value last week.

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  15. City uses meters to raise change for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    The Los Angeles suburb is turning 14 parking meters into repositories for donations made to nonprofits that serve the homeless, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Pasadena's housing director, Bill Huang, says the hope is that people who might be reluctant to hand spare change to a panhandler will be more open to putting it in a meter.

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  16. Investor picks breadstick battle with Olive GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that's disputing how the restaurant chain is run. In a wide-ranging critique, the hedge fund Starboard Value says Olive Garden restaurants lack training and discipline and that servers bring too many breadsticks to tables at a time.

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  17. Obama sets no timeline for action on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.

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  18. Tiger Woods splits with swing coach Sean FoleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval with his marriage.

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  19. SeaWorld plans bigger killer whale environmentsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Stung by criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild.

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  20. Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Darden Restaurants says CEO and chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following the sale of Red Lobster.

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