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  • The city launches its first citizen’s academy

    SANFORD–The City of Sanford is launching it’s first citizen’s academy next month. The interactive, 9 session academy will be held from September 9 to October 27. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Four Reported Dead in Ohio Plane Crash

    Four Reported Dead in Ohio Plane Crash

    (CLEVELAND) — A plane crashed on takeoff in northern Ohio Monday, killing four people, police told ABC News affiliate WEWS. The plane was taking off at about 10 p.m. from Cuyahoga County Airport when the accident happened. Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Brant Zemelka told WEWS that it appears the plane lost power. After that, it “just nose-dived into the ground and caught fire,” Zemelka said. Neighbors also reported the plane sounding like it was having trouble before the crash. Mark Gerald yelled for his son to call 911 then ran toward the wreckage — but then the fuel tank… Read more

  • Earthquake Clean-Up Continues in Northern California

    Earthquake Clean-Up Continues in Northern California

    (NAPA, Calif.) — Many Northern Californians spent Monday cleaning up, 24 hours after the Napa Valley region suffered it strongest earthquake in 25 years. Damage from the 6.0 earthquake could reach $4 billion, according to Kinetic Analysis Corp., a company that studies catastrophe risk, while insurance payouts will probably total $1 billion. A state of emergency remains in effect following the temblor, which struck about 3:20 a.m. local time Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. The jolt injured more than 200 people, buckled roads… Read more

  • Soldier Dies After Shooting Self at Fort Lee in Virginia

    Soldier Dies After Shooting Self at Fort Lee in Virginia

    (FORT LEE, Va.) — A soldier who shot herself Monday at the Fort Lee Army Base in Virginia, prompting a temporary shutdown, has died, authorities said. The female soldier, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, according to a news release issued by Fort Lee. The soldier had walked into the four-story Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters building at 9 a.m., officials said, and then turned the weapon on herself and fired one shot. The base was temporarily placed on lockdown before it was lifted a short time later. A statement posted on Fort… Read more

  • Kelly Clarkson Joins Trisha Yearwood in the Ring for "PrizeFighter"

    Kelly Clarkson Joins Trisha Yearwood in the Ring for "PrizeFighter"

    Kelly Clarkson contributes vocals to Trisha Yearwood‘s new single, “PrizeFighter,” which also happens to be the title track of Trisha’s twelfth album, her first for RCA Nashville. She says the inspirational song gives her the feeling she can do anything, even when the odds are against her, adding that it “just plain rocks!” This isn’t the first time Kelly and Trisha have sung together. Last year, Trisha joined Kelly onstage at CMA Music Festival to perform her husband’s hit “Ain’t Goin’ Down Til the Sun Comes Up,” before contributing vocals to a new version of “Away in a Manger” for… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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