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Former WPTF Farm Director Johnny Hood Dies

LAND O LAKES, FL (WPTF) -- Long time WPTF Farm Director Johnnie Hood died Thursday night in Land O' Lakes,Florida.

Suspect In Custody After Shooting At Planned Parenthood; From North Carolina

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms.

Super Bowl Of Shopping Is More Like A Scrimmage

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over. Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. And forget the fisticuffs over flat-screen TVs.

Numerous North Carolina Laws Taking Effect In December

RALEIGH, N.C. — New North Carolina laws are aimed at cracking down on revenge porn and graffiti, keeping children safe from the liquid used in electronic cigarettes and regulating how law enforcement agencies use automatic license plate readers.

Weekend Travel Outlook: Rain, Ice And Snow To Cause Hazards In Central US

(AccuWeather)--Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the rest of the Thanksgiving weekend.

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