American Sloane Stephens beats Ostapenko for Miami Open title

Half an hour after Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, she lingered on the confetti-covered court, posing for photos and signing autographs as if reluctant to leave Key Biscayne.The Miami Open is moving, and Stephens became the final women’s champion on the picturesque island by beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (5), 6-1 Saturday.Stephens was born in […]

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Family displaced by Hurricane Maria receives new apartment

Several organizations came together to provide a great place to live for a single mother in Orlando.Family receives new apartment in OrlandoSeveral organizations came together to make it happenFamily was displaced by Hurricane MariaNydia Irizzary and her family are from Puerto Rico and were displaced by Hurricane Maria.She has fibromyalgia and is supporting her daughter who is […]

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NCAA Latest: Michigan beats Loyola-Chicago in Final Four

The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local):7:15 p.m.Michigan is moving on to the national championship game for the first time since 2013 after ending Loyola-Chicago’s incredible run in the NCAA Tournament.Moe Wagner had 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Wolverines, who overcame a 10-point deficit early in the […]

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Masked men rob Orange County gas station, deputies say

Two armed men wearing masks robbed a gas station in Orange County on Friday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.Mask men rob Orange County gas stationBoth men were armed and demanded moneyThey fled the scene in a gold-colored JaguarThe two suspects, believed to be between the ages of 18 and 25, entered the Chevron station on […]

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Pride suffer first loss of season at Washington, 2-0

The Orlando Pride (0-1-1) lost to the Washington Spirit 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Maryland.Pride forward Alex Morgan was ruled out of the match after sustaining a concussion in Orlando’s opening game draw last Saturday vs. Utah at Orlando City Stadium.Also missing from the Orlando lineup were Brazilian starters Marta, Monica and Poliana as well as Australians Alanna […]

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Hill, Nash & Kidd in 13-member Basketball Hall of Fame class

Steve Nash, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill are among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September.The Hall of Fame made the announcement Saturday before the NCAA Final Four semifinals.The inductees also include Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, Tina Thompson, coach Lefty Driesell, Charlie Scott, longtime executive Rick Welts, […]

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Trump attacks Amazon, again, over U.S. postal rates

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump launched his second attack in a week on Amazon.com Inc on Saturday, accusing the world’s biggest online retailer of getting unfairly cheap rates from the U.S. Postal Service and not paying enough tax. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon.com Inc is seen in Sao Paulo, Brazil October 17, 2017. […]

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Fox’s Ingraham taking vacation as advertisers flee amid controversy

(Reuters) – Fox News show host Laura Ingraham announced on her show late Friday that she is taking next week off, after almost a dozen advertisers dropped her show after the conservative pundit mocked a teenage survivor of the Florida school massacre on Twitter. Eleven companies so far have pulled their ads after a pushback […]

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