'Horrific' human-trafficking incident not an isolated event, officials say

The semitrailer where people were found exceeded 100 degrees, officials said.

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23.Jul.2017


Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heat

Experts say the temperature inside a tractor-trailer where eight smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat

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23.Jul.2017


A look at the deadliest migrant suffocation incidents

A look at the deadliest incidents of migrants suffocating in trucks and shipping containers

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23.Jul.2017


Student detained in China has been released, according to senator

The senator cited an email from the student's mother saying 'prayers answered.'

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23.Jul.2017


Donald Trump Jr. adds DC-based attorney to legal team

She is a longtime regulatory lawyer

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23.Jul.2017


Charlie Gard protesters to rally as hospital reports threats

Campaigners who want critically ill baby Charlies Gard to receive experimental treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil as hospital officials say they have received death threats related to the heartbreaking case

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23.Jul.2017


Pope calls for 'moderation' after Jerusalem shrine violence

Pope Francis has appealed for "moderation and dialogue" after recent killings in Jerusalem

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23.Jul.2017


Russian ambassador to US concludes assignment

Kislyak figured in the controversy over Trump administration Russia contacts

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23.Jul.2017


WATCH: President Trump's first six months in office

ABC News' Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos reports on President Trump's first six months in office.

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23.Jul.2017


Crews stop spread of huge California wildfire near Yosemite

Crews have stopped the growth of a huge wildfire that has destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park

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23.Jul.2017


State bear-proofing dollars drop

Florida wildlife officials will have less money this year to help communities equip residents and businesses with bear-proof trash containers.

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22.Jul.2017


Milton leaders question opening community center on weekends

MILTON — A resident has requested that the Guy Thompson Community Center be open on weekends for seniors to meet regularly, but City Manager Brian Watkins isn’t sure it is a good idea.The city has tried multiple times to open the community center on Saturdays, Watkins said at the July 20 Committee of the Whole meeting.“We tried [first] staffing it; we adjusted staff times and we had one staff member every week working Tuesday to Saturday while everyone else [...]

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22.Jul.2017


Santa Rosa County school board receives update on current projects

MILTON — A representative from DAG Architects attended the July 20 Santa Rosa County School Board meeting and presented the board with the status of current projects at schools within the district.SIMS MIDDLEAccording to the report, the classroom addition — built by Larry Hall Construction — at Sims Middle School should be complete except for marker and tack boards that were damaged during shipping, which will be replaced.The [...]

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22.Jul.2017


Alabama motorcyclists collide, one man killed

While trying to pass on highway, handlebars make contact which initiates fatal accident.

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22.Jul.2017


Fort Pickens program to highlight Civil War experience

The Candlelight Program is a way for visitors to experience the fort in a whole new light.

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22.Jul.2017


Florida Lottery results for Thursday, July 20

These Florida lotteries were drawn Thursday:Cash4Life: 26-37-40-42-50, Cash Ball 1Fantasy 5: 09-14-30-33-36Pick 2 Evening: 4-2Pick 2 Midday: 3-4Pick 3 Evening: 8-4-8Pick 3 Midday: 1-2-3Pick 4 Evening: 1-5-2-3Pick 4 Midday: 5-0-4-1Pick 5 Evening: 9-1-5-3-1Pick 5 [...]

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22.Jul.2017


Milton couple work to stop Indian Bayou pollution

MILTON — Residents Diane and Gary Nelms are working to stop red clay from polluting the waterway behind their Indian Bayou home, where they have lived for 10 years.“It’s disgusting,” Gary said. “It’s never been this bad. We are disgusted with the government right now.”Diane said that it’s disheartening to see fish and grass die due to red clay pollution from local construction. According to Gary, it’s been years [...]

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21.Jul.2017


Santa Rosa sheriff: More deputy applications received as crime inches upward

MILTON — Before the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners approved a 10 percent raise for the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office deputies, Sheriff Bob Johnson said it was impossible to fill position vacancies because no one was applying.“When you have six or seven openings that you can’t fill, you can ask for 20 more deputies but they will just remain unfilled,” Johnson said in October. “What’s the point?”“... The [...]

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21.Jul.2017


Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church educates community on local history

MILTON — The Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class explores issues facing the county and regularly attends educational events, including a July 20 lecture by Milton Councilwoman Mary Ellen Johnson at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church.Johnson educated the 38 community members about the history of African-Americans in Milton and the history of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. Johnson is a member of the church and was baptized there. Rev. Jamie Smith began the event by singing [...]

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21.Jul.2017


Sears to sell via Amazon

“The launch of Kenmore products on Amazon.com will significantly expand the distribution and availability of the Kenmore brand in the U.S."

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21.Jul.2017