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  • Buried Alive in an Avalanche: On the Scene with Avalanche First Responders

    Buried Alive in an Avalanche: On the Scene with Avalanche First Responders

    (FRISCO, Colo.) — Winter in the Rockies offers some of the best conditions in the world for winter sports, but this is also avalanche country, where a small trigger can turn a leisurely ski run into a life-threatening disaster. Just this week, two backcountry skiers were killed and two others were seriously injured when an avalanche hit Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains. As with many ski resorts out west, Copper Mountain ski report in Frisco, Colo., has a team of avalanche rescue experts who bravely take on one of Mother Nature’s most powerful natural forces to save lives. ABC News was invited… Read more

  • Obamacare Enrollments at 3.3 Million, Nearly Halfway to Goal

    Obamacare Enrollments at 3.3 Million, Nearly Halfway to Goal

    (WASHINGTON) — The latest enrollment numbers for the federal health insurance marketplace are out, and the results are mixed. The Department of Health and Human Services reports that 3.3 million have found coverage through either the federal or state exchanges by Feb. 1, with 1.1 million signing up in January alone, a 53-percent increase. It’s slightly better than the 1 million initially projected for the month. It also comes off December’s dramatic surge of 1.8 million newly enrolled. The boom was partially the result of fixes to the marketplace’s disastrous October launch and the resulting backlog of users. The website… Read more

  • Cheetah Hunt Passengers Rescued from Busch Gardens Ride

    Cheetah Hunt Passengers Rescued from Busch Gardens Ride

    (TAMPA, Fla.) — The 16 people stuck on the Cheetah Ride at Busch Gardens, in Tampa, Fla., are being rescued, the Tampa Fire Department has tweeted. The roller-coaster car was stuck in a position that was difficult to access, according to ABC Action News, as severe weather approached. All passengers are O.K., reported the fire department.   TFR ladder truck 1 aiding the safe retrieval of passengers from the Cheetah Hunt ride @BuschGardens pic.twitter.com/OzFsA0uiAV — Tampa Fire Rescue (@FireRescueTampa) February 12, 2014   Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio © ABC News Radio

  • Jury in Loud Music Murder Trial Can Consider Lesser Charges

    Jury in Loud Music Murder Trial Can Consider Lesser Charges

    (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — The fate of a Florida man accused of fatally shooting a teenager over an argument about loud music is now in the hands of the jury, who must decide whether to convict him of first-degree murder. Prosecutors said in their closing arguments Wednesday that teenager Jordan Davis “didn’t stand a chance” when Michael Dunn, 47, opened fire in a Jacksonville convenience store parking lot on Nov. 23, 2012. Dunn testified on Tuesday that he feared for his life and thought Davis was going to kill him, prompting Dunn to pull out his gun and fire nine times…. Read more

  • Winter Storm Batters Georgia and the South

    Winter Storm Batters Georgia and the South

    (ATLANTA) — A massive winter storm that experts are calling “catastrophic” is churning its way through the South, grounding flights, keeping cars off the road and shuttering schools and businesses. In Georgia alone, more than 100,000 customers are without power. Atlanta, the region’s hub for commerce and travel, is under a state of emergency and frozen in half an inch of ice. And there are at least 254,000 homes and businesses without power across at least six southern states. Unaccustomed to such weather, cities and states are straining to provide services and oversee a timely clean-up, while panicked residents have… Read more

  • Police Search for Carjacking Suspect and Victims

    Police Search for Carjacking Suspect and Victims

    (OAKLAND, Calif.) — The FBI is helping Oakland, California police search for a 13-year-old girl and an elderly man who they believe were carjacked at knifepoint, authorities said Wednesday. Police have issued an Amber Alert, and are trying to track down the red sedan they believe the two are in. “We are looking for and would like to locate person of interest. His name is Roy McCamey,” Johnna Watson of the Oakland Police Department told reporters at a news conference. McCamey is only a person of interest, Watson said, but investigators would like to talk to him. The incident happened… Read more

  • Salt and milk hard to find

    SANFORD–Hardware stores and grocery stores have been busy restocking shelves with some items, however, some items are in short supply. This morning, there was only one local business selling salt, and once the word got out, the store was mobbed. Shoppers were hard pressed to find bread and milk, and delivery trucks may have problems trying to deliver Thursday. More local news can be heard Monday trough Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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