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2011-01-05 12:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Post-Newsweek launches Mobile DTV channels to reach consumers on the move for the first time Harris chosen due to its experience with transmission systems and leadership role in ATSC Mobile DTV Mobile DTV extends Harris' traditional broadcast transmission business Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) announced that Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc., owner and operator of six U.S. television stations, has selected Harris® MPH(TM)...

2009-08-07 15:52:08

Police in Florida said a suspicious package that sparked a bomb squad call turned out to contain a living cat. Orange County Sheriff's deputies said they responded to a call about a suspicious package Thursday shortly after 11 a.m. and discovered an 18-gallon plastic container in the driveway of a home, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Friday. The bomb squad was called to investigate the container and a robot was used to X-ray the package and identify its contents, a living cat. The feline...

2009-05-26 16:46:45

A Florida school began classes 90 minutes late Tuesday because officials were struggling to open doors that had been glued shut by teenagers. Nancy Wait of Volusia County Public Schools said a surveillance video recorded three teenagers gluing the doors of Pine Ridge High School in Deltona shut overnight and officials are working to identify the culprits, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Tuesday. Wait said the incident is not believed to have been a senior prank.

2009-05-21 16:37:20

A Florida man who littered his yard with junk including toilets and a statue of buttocks has been released from prison after serving four years. Alan Davis of Seminole County was originally convicted in 2003 on a felony criminal littering charge for what he called a political protest, In 1999, he began covering the roof and yard of his home with toilets, airplane parts, scrap metal, a giant statue of buttocks and other objects his neighbors found objectionable. He was sentenced to one year...

2009-04-15 16:30:00

A Florida man said he is offering a reward in the thousands for the return of a $375,000 diamond ring he dropped from a pier. Robert Gismondi said the ring, which bears a large orange diamond and a white gold band, slipped off his finger during the weekend while he was on the Main Street Pier in Daytona Beach, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Wednesday. I reached into my pocket to pull out a cell phone and when I pulled my hand out the ring just slipped right off, bounced and fell right in,...

2008-12-09 18:09:38

Sheriff's officials in Orange County, Fla., said deputies dressed as an elf and the Grinch ticketed 50 alleged red light runners Tuesday. The Orange County Sheriff's Office the deputies disguised as Christmas characters patrolled a single intersection from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and dolled out 50 tickets -- each carrying a fine of $201 -- for running red lights, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Tuesday. We just want to keep everyone safe, the deputy dressed as the elf said. Last year...

2008-10-14 18:00:05

A Florida grand jury Tuesday returned a sealed indictment in the case of missing toddler Caylee Anthony after the child's grandfather testified. Caylee has been missing since June but her absence wasn't reported for weeks. CNN and the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel report the name of the defendant won't be released until an arrest is made. Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, 22, has been under suspicion and her lawyer told CNN she would surrender if she is named in the indictment. "She's not...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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