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10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR PERPETRATOR OF MAIL BOMB PLOT Investigators have been searching coast-to-coast for the culprit and motives behind the series of explosive devices sent to critics of the president, with fresh focus on a postal facility in Florida. 2. POLITICS QUICKLY OVERSHADOW HOPES FOR ACCORD With the country on edge over a widening […]

Quinn aims to make a difference in the wild

Quinn aims to make a difference in the wild

Mark Quinn grew up around nature. That sort of came with the territory of his dad running safari parks. His father, Pat, is also responsible for starting the Gulf Breeze Zoo. “I always had an animal in my room,” Quinn said. “I once had a tiger cub, a lion cub and a cougar at the […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. MORE TOUGH RHETORIC FROM TRUMP The president says the U.S. commitment to NATO “remains very strong” despite reports that he threatened to pull out in a dispute over defense spending. 2. FEDS REVISITING EMMETT TILL CASE The government reopens its investigation into the slaying of the black teen whose brutal killing in Mississippi helped […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. COMMANDER IN CHIEF AVOIDS RASH RESOLUTION President Trump has put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” 2. WHO’S HAVING SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT HUGE COMMERCIAL DEAL Trade officials have been asked by the president to explore […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. FLYING TOMATO REIGNS SUPREME — AGAIN Shaun White executes a combination of tricks he had never landed until he did it with the halfpipe title on the line to capture his third Olympic gold medal. 2. SHAUN WHITE REFERS TO SEXUAL MISCONDUCT LAWSUIT AS ‘GOSSIP’ The American gold medalist snowboarder dismisses allegations made against […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. HOW TRUMP WANTS TO RETOOL IMMIGRATION The president is proposing a plan that provides a path to citizenship for 1.8 million of the so-called “Dreamer” immigrants along with a crackdown on illegal immigration. 2. QUESTIONS LINGER AFTER DOCTOR’S SENTENCING Even after Larry Nassar goes to prison for sexually abusing young athletes, people are asking: […]

10 Things to Know in Florida for Tuesday

10 Things to Know in Florida for Tuesday

1. TRUMP TAKES ON CONTROVERSY-LADEN AGENDA ON CAPITOL HILL The president will try to rally Senate Republicans on taxes — and then pivot to negotiations with Democrats pressing for victories over the budget and immigration. 2. POPE: MYANMAR MUST RESPECT ‘EACH ETHNIC GROUP’ In a visit to the capital Naypyitaw, Francis gives an indirect show […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHY TRUMP MAY WITHDRAW DRUG CZAR NOMINEE The president may rethink his support of Republican Rep. Tom Marino amid reports the lawmaker played a key role in weakening federal authority to stop opioid distribution. 2. ‘THE MOST SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS IN THE UNIVERSE’ That’s how California Institute of Technology’s David H. Reitze describes the collision […]

Children’s choir from Africa visits Navarre

Children’s choir from Africa visits Navarre

Navarre residents left behind a cold, rainy night when they stepped into the warm pink and purple glowing sanctuary at Navarre First Assembly of God Feb. 4. The sanctuary had been transformed and looked much different than it does during Sunday worship. Instead, those streaming in from the dreary weather were treated to a bright, […]