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2009-07-29 15:07:27

Florida's Disney World has agreed to replace a toy sword and a toy gun confiscated from two young boys at a Fort Lauderdale airport. Michelle Chao of North Miami, Fla., said Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated the $6 toy sword and the bright red wooden gun from her 4-year-old son, Julien, and his cousin, Gerry Edge, who was visiting from North Carolina, WPLG-TV, Miami, reported Wednesday. Chao said TSA officers told her realistic toy weapons are banned on planes....

2009-06-02 12:12:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award winning reporter Mark Joyella has joined the Coaching Commons as its first Community Supported Journalist, covering the field of professional coaching worldwide. The Coaching Commons, a project of The Harnisch Foundation, offers an independent online gathering place (http://www.coachingcommons.org/) for anyone interested in professional coaching, to discuss issues, share best practices, learn about the latest research, and create the future of...

2009-05-21 17:14:00

Local 4 News Scores Impressive Victories at 5pm, 6pm and 11pm DETROIT, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV Local 4 News scored impressive victories as the #1 early evening news and the #1 late newscast in the May 2009 Nielsen rating period of the Detroit television market. WDIV won the weekday early evening news at both 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.Local 4 News at 5 p.m. won with a 6.0 household rating and a 14 share in May. Local 4 News at 5 p.m. has gained strong momentum since November 2008 and is up 7%,...

2009-04-09 14:31:05

A Florida woman said her Jack Russell terrier, which disappeared from her home three years ago, was found more than 1,000 miles away in Louisiana. Barbara Apostolo said her dog, ToBoi, escaped from her Miramar, Fla., home three years ago and she had no clue as to the dog's fate until two weeks ago when she was contacted by a Louisiana animal shelter, WPLG-TV, Miami, reported Thursday. Apostolo said shelter employees found her contact information on the dog's microchip. She said she doesn't...

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2008-11-21 15:40:00

A Florida teen used a webcam to live-stream his suicide by drug overdose on Wednesday, authorities reported Friday.  Abraham Biggs Jr., 19,  was reportedly encouraged by others on the Web site, they said. Biggs was found in the bedroom of his home in Pembroke Pines, Florida, on Wednesday.  An autopsy later revealed the teen died of a lethal mix of opiates and benzodiazepine, a drug used to treat insomnia and anxiety, according to the Broward County Medical Examiner's Office....

2008-09-07 12:00:12

MIAMI, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CaribeVision Television Network and WPLG Local 10 today announced an alliance to provide hurricane-related news to the Hispanic community of South Florida throughout the 2008 hurricane season, as well as coverage of Hurricane Ike's passing through South Florida. Channel 10's (Local 10) Meteorology Center is one of the best in the United States. The center's team of experts provides immediate forecasts of tropical storms and potential hurricanes as they take...

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jul. 16--Major happening on the South Florida television front: The Washington Post's Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns WPLG-ABC 10, is expected to announce the purchase of WTVJ-NBC 6 from corporate parent NBC, industry sources say. The two stations will operate as a duopoly. The deal, of course, is subject to FCC approval. Terms have not been disclosed. Previous reports said NBC 6 could fetch between $350 million and $400 million. NBC...

2008-07-15 18:00:29

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jul. 15--Major happening on the South Florida television front: The Washington Post's Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns WPLG-ABC 10, is expected to announce the purchase of WTVJ-NBC 6 from corporate parent NBC, industry sources say. The two stations will operate as a duopoly. The deal, of course, is subject to FCC approval. Terms have not been disclosed. Previous reports said NBC 6 could fetch between $350 million and $400 million. NBC...

2008-07-11 12:00:34

By Nick Sortal, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 11--No one, no one, had a playroom like the Kennedy family's in Lighthouse Point. TV editing equipment and four cameras. A police scanner. Twenty -- 20 -- televisions. All because their son, still in high school, told them he was going to become a TV personality, and he needed to do mock newscasts. A decade after taking a cab to cover a shooting because he was too young to drive -- for a "newscast" only his parents saw -- it's...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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