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Anheuser-Busch donating hand sanitizer for Election Day

ST. LOUIS —

Anheuser-Busch, the parent company of Budweiser beer, is no stranger to stepping in where there’s a need. After national disasters, the company often produces canned water for areas in need of help. Now, there’s a new need across the nation – hand sanitizer.

The Missouri Secretary of State’s Office said in a release Thursday that the St. Louis-based company is producing and donating more than 8 million ounces of hand sanitizer to be distributed at polling locations across the United States for the November General Election

 

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https://www.anheuser-busch.com/newsroom/2020/08/anheuser-busch-providing-hand-sanitizer-in-support-of-2020-elect.html

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VIDEO: Man rescued by police officer after wheelchair gets stuck on train tracks

LODI, Calif. —

A man was rescued by a California police officer Wednesday morning after the man’s wheelchair got stuck on train tracks

 

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102-year-old tennis lover funds tennis facility at her college alma mater

BALTIMORE —

Evelyn Schroedl is 102 years old and loves tennis, and she makes sure to share that love by donating funds for the now-named Schroedl Tennis Center at Goucher College

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/102-year-old-tennis-lover-funds-tennis-facility-at-her-college-alma-mater/33556724

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Incredible video shows great white shark near boat in Jupiter

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. —

It was just another fishing trip for captain Kyle Rosenblatt.

And then in a moment, it became anything but just another fishing trip

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/shark-video-jupiter-florida/33567517

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'I love cars': Meet the 77-year-old man who's been to every Street Rod Nationals event

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —

Thousands of vintage cars are on display at the Kentucky Expo Center for Street Rod Nationals.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/i-love-cars-meet-the-77-year-old-man-whos-been-to-every-street-rod-nationals-event/33556040

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5.1 magnitude earthquake rocks North Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. —

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northern North Carolina Sunday morning, with some reporting they felt the quake in bordering states. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake occurred in Sparta, North Carolina, at 8:07 a.m. Sparta is just south of the Virginia border, about 70 miles northwest of Winston-Salem.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/north-carolina-earthquake/33555192

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Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell SOURCE: Alison Martin/Wikimedia Commons

 

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California. Cowell was expected to have surgery Saturday evening, according to a spokesperson for the entertainment mogul. Cowell fell off the bike while in the courtyard with his family at his house in Malibu. He was taken to a hospital and was said to be under observation and doing fine.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/simon-cowell-breaks-back-while-testing-electric-bicycle/33555160

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A 'Dirty Dancing' sequel with Jennifer Grey has been confirmed

Exciting news, "Dirty Dancing" fans: Baby is officially coming out of that corner for a sequel to the classic 1987 film. Original star Jennifer Grey will reprise her role in the project, but it's not yet clear in exactly what capacity and no plot details have been released.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/dirty-dancing-sequel-jennifer-grey/33546852

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Examining Palm Beach County's new CombatCOVID app

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. —

The developers of Palm Beach County’s new contact tracing phone application hope to be able to improve its capabilities. As of Thursday, 2,699 people have downloaded the CombatCOVID app. The county paid $775,200 to Shield Group Technologies to develop the app, which recently launched

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/examining-palm-beach-countys-new-combatcovid-app/33538944

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Chip and Joanna Gaines bringing back 'Fixer Upper'

"Fixer Upper" fans have something to look forward to next year. The hit HGTV series starring husband and wife duo Chip and Joanna Gaines is being revived on the couple's new Magnolia Network.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/chip-and-joanna-bringing-fixer-upper-back/33536036

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Over 8,000 COVID-19 deaths in Florida; Over 518,000 total cases

According to the Department of Health, there were 518,075 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Friday morning. The number of cases rose by 7,686 from the previous day

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/over-8000-covid-19-deaths-in-florida-over-518000-total-cases/33545535

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The Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday!

The 2020 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday begins this Friday, August 7th and runs through Sunday, August 9th. During this time, qualifying items will be exempt from tax, including certain school supplies selling $15 or less per item; clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and the first $1,000 of the sales price of personal computers and certain computer-related accessories ???? purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.

 

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https://floridarevenue.com/backtoschool/Pages/default.aspx

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These expert-approved DIY traps will actually kill ants in your home

t isn’t exactly ideal when you spot a line of ants traipsing through your place or hanging out on your kitchen counters. After all, you live there and, last you checked, you didn’t sign up for pests as roommates. If you have kids or pets, though, it’s understandable that you might be wary of whipping out more conventional ant-killing methods, like pesticide-ladened sprays and bait traps.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/diy-ant-killer/33508555

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"Call the police!": Man clings to hood of moving tractor trailer on Turnpike near Boynton Beach

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. —

A man was Baker Acted Saturday after jumping on the hood of a tractor trailer on the Florida Turnpike, and began smashing the windows of the truck.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Saturday just after 1 p.m

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/florida-man-video-turnpike-boynton-beach/33502984

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Over 4,700 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Florida; 73 new deaths reported

According to the Department of Health, there were 491,884 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Monday morning. The number of cases rose by 4,752 from the previous day

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/coronavirus-in-south-florida-august-3/33499278

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'I had a real good feeling': Lottery player went to 40 stores, finally scored a $5 million winning scratch-off

SOURCE: Gerry Broome
In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, scratch-off lottery tickets for sale are on display at Eagles Express in Knightdale, N.C. Kevin Clark, of Candler, North Carolina, played a hunch and went on a journey to find the last top prize of the $5,000,000 Mega Cash scratch-off game. 

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/i-had-a-real-good-feeling-lottery-player-went-to-40-stores-finally-scored-a-dollar5-million-winning-scratch-off/33491064

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Hurricane Isaias: A list of available shelters in Palm Beach County & Treasure Coast

Here's a list of available shelters in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast:

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/hurricane-isaias-shelters-palm-beach-county-treasure-coast/33486889

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Hurricane Isaias: A list of business closures in South Florida

Here is a list of business, facilities, parks and services that will be temporarily closed due to Hurricane Isaias. 

 

  • All Palm Beach County parks (Aug. 1)
  • All Palm Beach County beaches (Aug. 1)
  • All Palm Beach County facilities (Aug. 1)
  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center (Aug. 1 until further notice)
  • Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Aug. 1 until further notice)

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/hurricane-isaias-a-list-of-business-closures-in-south-florida/33485067

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Tropical Storm Watch for South Florida: Interactive radar, latest cone and more

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the east coast of Florida from Ocean Reef northward to Sebastian Inlet. Hurricane Isaias continues to produce heavy rainfall and tropical storm-force winds to portions of the Dominican Republic

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/tropical-storm-isaias-radar/33469980

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Florida's moratorium on evictions, foreclosures extended through August

Fla. — The moratorium on evictions and foreclosures in Florida has once again been extended.

The moratorium was set to expire on Aug. 1. It has been extended by Gov. Ron DeSantis until Sept. 1

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/floridas-moratorium-on-evictions-foreclosures-extended-through-august/33463841

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Tropical Storm Isaias forms: Interactive storm radar, latest cone and resources

An ASCAT, a weather satellite that measures wind speed over the ocean, scan confirmed a closed circulation in our tropical system, storms began percolating near that center and our Potential Tropical Cyclone has more than just “potential”. We now have Tropical Storm Isaias

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/tracking-tropics-potential-tropical-cyclone-nine/33460311

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Martin County Schools to begin in-person classes on Aug. 11th

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. —

The Martin County School District board members voted to stay with their original school calendar after they could not come to agreement with the local teacher’s union.

Teachers will be expected to start on Aug. 3rd and students will begin in-person instruction on Aug.11th

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/martin-county-schools-to-begin-in-person-classes-on-august-11th/33451091

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Major League Baseball season start overshadowed by COVID-19

Washington Nationals Manager Dave Martinez said he's "scared."

The MLB team manager, who underwent a heart procedure last year, told reporters on Monday that his "level of concern went from about an 8 to a 12" after multiple Miami Marlins players tested positive for COVID-19.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/major-league-baseball-season-start-overshadowed-by-covid-19-1/33445821

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine Forms in the Atlantic

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine has formed in the Atlantic.

The disturbance is currently exhibiting tropical storm force winds with an elongated low pressure.

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/potential-tropical-cyclone-nine-forms-in-the-atlantic/33445535

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Reports: Beloved host Regis Philbin dies at 88

Regis Philbin SOURCE: Mitch Haaseth via Getty

 

Beloved TV show host Regis Philbin has died, according to reports.

From "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" to "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,"

the iconic host died at age 88

 

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https://www.wpbf.com/article/reports-beloved-host-regis-philbin-dies-at-88/33423133

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