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  • NFL Says New England Patriots Used Under-Inflated Balls in First Half

    NFL Says New England Patriots Used Under-Inflated Balls in First Half

    (NEW YORK) — The National Football League acknowledged for the first time on Friday that the New England Patriots used under-inflated balls in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts and that it is continuing to look into the matter ahead of next week’s Super Bowl. “While the evidence thus far supports the conclusion that footballs that were under-inflated were used by the Patriots in the first half, the footballs were properly inflated for the second half and confirmed at the conclusion of the game to have remained properly inflated,” the NFL said in a statement. “The… Read more

  • Maryland Mansion Fire: What Family Did Hours Before Deadly Blaze

    Maryland Mansion Fire: What Family Did Hours Before Deadly Blaze

    (ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Two grandparents were enjoying a night out with four of their grandchildren just hours before a deadly blaze tore through the 16,000-square-foot mansion in Annapolis, Maryland, where they all were believed to be staying. As a special treat, tech executive Don Pyle and his wife, Sandra, took their grandchildren — Alexis (Lexi) Boone, 8, Kaitlyn (Katie) Boone, 7, Charlotte Boone, 8, and Wesley (Wes) Boone, 6 — to dinner at the Medieval Times restaurant on Sunday night, according to a family spokeswoman. The family even stopped by Target before dinner, where they picked up special costumes for… Read more

  • TSA Finds Record Number of Firearms in Carry-On Bags

    TSA Finds Record Number of Firearms in Carry-On Bags

    (WASHINGTON) — The next time you are standing in the security line at the airport, be aware that some of your fellow passengers may be packing more than just clothes. The Transportation Security Administration says that a record 2,212 firearms were discovered in passenger’s carry-on bags or on their bodies in the past year. And more than 80 percent of those guns were loaded. The TSA says it found an average of six firearms a day, and discoveries were made at 224 airports. Dallas-Fort Worth Airport had the most guns confiscated, with 120, while Atlanta had 109 cases, the TSA… Read more

  • Found Car Reopens Mysterious 1978 Missing Teens Case

    Found Car Reopens Mysterious 1978 Missing Teens Case

    (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — The sister of a teenager who disappeared with his friend in 1978 says that now she truly believes that he is dead after his car was found recently at the bottom of a canal. Harry “Wade” Atchison, 19, and his friend Dana Null, 15, were last seen driving away from his home on the night of Oct. 7, 1978, and the first break in the case in decades came when his car was found on Wednesday. “When I first got the call, I was kind of stunned, I guess you could say,” Wade’s sister Donna Amaya… Read more

  • Hunter Hayes Plots Collaboration with Ed Sheeran

    Hunter Hayes Plots Collaboration with Ed Sheeran

    Hunter Hayes is dying to collaborate with British hitmaker Ed Sheeran, and he’s hoping he might have the chance to bring it up at this year’s Grammys. Sheeran, known for his hits like “Don’t,” is set to sing on the show, while Hunter is up for Best Country Solo Performance for “Invisible.” “There’s tons of people who want to work with him who are way more capable than I am, so how do you even sell it? Do you bet him? Or bribe him? I might have to bribe him,” he jokes to Yahoo Celebrity. But it turns out the… Read more

  • PHOTOS: Inside the Frat Party that Caused $75,000 of Damage at a Ski Resort

    PHOTOS: Inside the Frat Party that Caused $75,000 of Damage at a Ski Resort

    (GAYLORD, Mich.) — Students from the University of Michigan, including members from six fraternities and sororities, are accused of causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damages during a weekend stay at two northern Michigan ski resorts. The students, which included members of the Sigma Alpha Mu, Pi Kappa Alpha and Chi Psi fraternities, as well as members of the Sigma Delta Tau, Alpha Phi and Delta Gamma sororities, are being accused by resort operators of trashing hotel rooms and hallways, including ripping off cabinet doors, destroying ceilings and rugs, and busting up tables, during a Jan. 17-18 weekend stay at… Read more

  • Chilling Video Shows Armed Suspect Forcing Woman into Car Trunk, Driving Off

    Chilling Video Shows Armed Suspect Forcing Woman into Car Trunk, Driving Off

    (ARLINGTON, Texas) — Police released surveillance video of a brazen ATM robbery and kidnapping in Arlington, Texas, in hopes of identifying the suspect. The video shows the victim pulling up to a drive-in ATM at a Wells Fargo bank early in the morning on Jan. 14 and being approached by a man brandishing a gun. He can be seen ordering the woman into the trunk of her car then driving off with her. The man ordered her to give him money from her account, police said, driving her to other ATMs to withdraw more money. The victim was eventually able… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Jan 27Lee County Democratic Party meeting
  • Jan 28Lee County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Class
  • Feb 01The Enrichment Center Center of Lee County Support Groups
  • Feb 01Temple Theatre - I'll Never Be Hungry Again
  • Feb 03 Coffee Call at the Disabled American Veterans Building