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Saturday, Apr 21

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Trump pal Roger Stone calls Barbara Bush a 'vindictive drunk,' loses GOP speaking gig

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The Okaloosa Republican Executive Committee "uninvited" Stone over comments he made about Bush, who died Tuesday.

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Get paid to ride a Harley, and keep the bike when you're done...really!

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Want to get paid to ride a Harley around the country this summer? And here's the kicker – when you're done, you'd get to keep the bike! Harley Davidson is offering paid 12-week internships for anyone people willing to document their…

Before dying, Barbara Bush said she would miss George but was going to 'a beautiful place'

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Former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and first lady Melania Trump attended. Jeb Bush and others delivered eulogies.

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Retirement destinations: 10 best US suburbs to consider for your golden years

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Digital marketing company ConsumerTrack recently ranked the top suburbs for retirees based on cost of living, median home prices and property tax rates, among other criteria. Many of the towns that landed on the top 10 are based in…

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Act now or your Toys R Us gift cards will be worthless

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Saturday is the last day to redeem Toys R Us gift cards.

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9 things to know about the corpse flower

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Such a big stink over a big flower.

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First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump

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Juan Manuel Montes had left his wallet in a friend's car, so he couldn't produce his ID or proof of his DACA status and was told by agents he couldn't retrieve them.

Friday, Apr 20

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LIVE BLOG: People continue paying respects to former first lady Barbara Bush

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Hundreds of people are expected to walk past former first lady Barbara Bush's casket Friday for a public visitation at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston.

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Castor 'not sure there's an appetite' to use tax dollars for new Rays stadium

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Jane Castor, Tampa's former police chief who is now running to be the city's next mayor, says she believes a new Rays stadium will be built in Tampa but the idea of devoting property tax dollars to pay for it is not something she's willing…

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Wells Fargo fined $1 billion by regulators to settle auto-loan, mortgage abuses

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The bank agreed to a $1 billion settlement with federal regulators related to auto-loan and mortgage practices that harmed customers.

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Comey memos reveal new details of interactions with Trump

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Comey has said publicly that, 'I knew there might come a day when I would need a record of what had happened, not just to defend myself, but to defend the FBI and our integrity as an institution and the independence of our investigative…

Thursday, Apr 19

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Judd: 'I own that' regarding error listing illegal immigrant as American citizen

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"Make no mistake about it," the sheriff said. "When we mess up, we fess up and we fix up."

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Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim Jong Un

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"If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go," Trump told a news conference.

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Democrats running for governor debate guns, school safety and stadium funding

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The top Democratic contenders are hoping to catch your attention and your vote after hitting the debate stage.

Wednesday, Apr 18

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Barbara Bush remembered as gracious, gregarious, graceful

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Mrs. Bush, 92, was the down to earth matriarch of a political dynasty and one of two first ladies to also have a son serve as president.

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Southwest emergency landing pilot is ex-fighter pilot with 'nerves of steel'

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Passengers are calling pilot Tammie Jo Shults an 'American hero.'

Rep. Dennis Ross kept accepting PAC money up until retirement announcement

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Even as Dennis Ross was considering pulling out of the 2018 race, the special interest and lobbyist money flowed freely to the Congressman - money he'll be able to use in a variety of ways after he leaves office.

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Chief of Staff: George H.W. Bush 'stoic and strong' after Barbara Bush's death

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George and Barbara Bush were married for 73 years, more than any other couple in presidential history.

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'She's the bedrock of our family': Mother of two died on Southwest Flight 1380

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Jennifer Riordan, a Wells Fargo bank executive, was the lone casualty on Southwest Flight 1380 after a catastrophic engine failure hurtled debris into a window, breaking a hole in the Boeing 737.

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Thousands of Publix eggs included in massive recall over salmonella concern

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The affected Publix eggs are sold in packs of 18, extra large.

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Here are the details for Barbara Bush's funeral

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The viewing and funeral will take place at St. Martin's Church on Sage Road in Houston.

Mike Pompeo met with N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un, US officials say

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The officials spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly.

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Mother of two dies in mid-air crisis after being wedged in Southwest plane window

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After shrapnel from the engine smashed a window on the Southwest Airlines flight, passengers pulled a woman back in as the sudden decompression of the cabin pulled her part way through the opening.

PHOTOS: Hundreds of Bush family photos

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Barbara Bush died at her Houston home on Tuesday. She was 92.

LIVE NOW | Continuing coverage of the death of Barbara Bush

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Barbara Bush, one of the most beloved first ladies in modern history, has died at her Houston home. She was 92. She had been suffering from COPD and congestive heart failure.

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Taxpayers to get extension after IRS website suffers issues on Tax Day

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The glitch affected the tax agency's Direct Pay system, which lets people pay an estimate of taxes directly from their bank account free of charge.

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Expert: Potential greyhound ban won't affect poker at the tracks

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Greyhound racing only raises about $3 million per year for the state. Other forms of gambling at these places raises nearly $16 million.

Tuesday, Apr 17

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Legendary NPR newscaster Carl Kasell dies at 84

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Carl Kasell anchored NPR newscasts for more than 30 years before becoming the Official Judge and Scorekeeper of Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

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Starbucks to close all stores on May 29 for racial bias education

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The announcement comes after the controversial arrests of two black men at a Starbucks store in Philadelphia.

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Sarasota schools consider cuts to help pay for SROs on top of $2.4M shortfall

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Cuts could range from resource teachers and guidance counselors to cafeteria workers and receptionists.