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  • Phil Ford is coming to town

    SANFORD–Preparations are underway for the annual Small Business Banquet slated May 8 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the event each year during Small Business week to recognize the businesses so vital to the community. This year’s Achievement Award recipient will be basketball great, Phil Ford. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay

    Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay

    (NEW YORK) — Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders, known as the Buffalo Jills, are accusing their team of demeaning treatment and unfair pay. “Our dream as being a Buffalo Jills cheerleader was taken advantage of,” former cheerleader identified only as Maria P. told ABC affiliate WKBW. The suit, filed by five former Buffalo Jills, says the team controlled everything from how much bread to eat at formal dinners to how to properly eat soup. The cheerleaders say the team even regulated what color nail polish they could wear. At an annual golf tournament, the cheerleaders say they were required to… Read more

  • Georgia Governor Signs Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, Bars

    Georgia Governor Signs Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, Bars

    (ATLANTA) — Critics are calling it “the guns everywhere” law, and depending on how you see it, it’s either one of the most frightening or one of the most progressive gun laws in the country. Starting July 1, people in Georgia can bring firearms into bars, libraries, churches and even some government buildings that don’t already have door security. People convicted of certain misdemeanors can now legally get gun permits. Police can no longer stop someone “for the sole purpose of investigating whether such a person has a weapons carry license.” The law does give businesses, churches and schools the… Read more

  • Father of Teen Stowaway: ‘Allah Had Saved Him’

    Father of Teen Stowaway: ‘Allah Had Saved Him’

    (SAN JOSE, Calif.) — The father of the 15-year-old who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane for five hours said his son was saved by God. The teen survived through chilling temperatures and high altitudes in the unpressurized area of the jetliner. In an interview with the Voice of America, Abdilahi Yusuf Abdi said his son is recovering in a Hawaii hospital. “I heard that he survived, God saved him, I was extremely happy, but, it was something unexpected, it is something that crosses anyone’s mind,” Abdi told VOA on Wednesday. The father identified the teen as… Read more

  • Reddit User Posts About Missing Mom, Other Redditor Finds Her

    Reddit User Posts About Missing Mom, Other Redditor Finds Her

    (NEW YORK) — A woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing this week in New York City was located and reconnected to her family by the work of Reddit users. According to a post on the social sharing site Reddit, a user named Josh Goldberg posted Tuesday that his 59-year-old mother, May Goldberg, had wandered out of her apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and was missing. Goldberg described his mother as having “severe dementia” and posted several photos and a description of her to the site. He said he first reported the incident to police, who distributed her… Read more

  • James Holmes' Lawyers Fight Order for Second Mental Exam

    James Holmes' Lawyers Fight Order for Second Mental Exam

    (CENTENNIAL, Colo.) — James Holmes’ attorneys are fighting an order to have the accused Aurora, Colo., theater shooter undergo a second mental evaluation. Holmes’ first evaluation was ruled inadequate. A county judge in Colorado has ordered a new exam, but Holmes’ lawyers are appealing the ruling to the Colorado Supreme Court. Holmes, 26, is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises on July 20, 2012. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. While his attorneys appeal the order for a second exam, all hearings in the case… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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