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Woman exonerated, freed after 17 years in prison E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
TORRANCE, Calif. — A woman who spent 17 years in prison for the death of a homeless man hugged her grandchild for the first time and did a dance of happiness after she was judged innocent of murder and freed. “I always knew that one day God would bring the truth to the light,” Susan Marie Mellen, 59, told reporters Friday, after she was released from a Torrance courthouse shortly before 6 p.m. read more

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Michigan toddler dies from enterovirus D68 E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
DETROIT — A 21-month-old girl is the first person in Michigan to die from the virus that has caused severe respiratory illness across the country, state health officials said Saturday. Madeline Reid died Friday afternoon from enterovirus D68, according to Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Its chief medical officer, Dr. Rudolph Valentini, said in a statement that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the illness after the Clinton Township girl’s arrival, but did not specify which day she arrived. read more

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Stepped-up Ebola screening starts at NYC airport E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
NEW YORK — Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York’s Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus. Federal health officials said the entry screenings, which will expand to four additional U.S. airports in the next week, add another layer of protection to halt the spread of a disease that has killed more than 4,000 people. read more

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Florida man convicted of killing sister, parents E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
LAKE SARASOTA — A 61-year-old man has been convicted of killing his sister and elderly parents at their home in southwest Florida. A jury found Thomas Moak guilty on three counts of second-degree murder Friday in the February 2012 slayings. Authorities said Moak told investigators there were escalating issues between him and his sister and that he “snapped.” Defense attorneys argued Moak was insane at the time of the crimes. Moak will be sentenced in November.

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Florida couple sentenced in sons' kidnapping E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
TAMPA — A Florida engineer accused of abducting his two young sons and sailing with them to Cuba was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison. Joshua Hakken and his wife, Sharyn, were both sentenced in Hillsborough County Court. Sharyn was sentenced to seven years, with credit for nearly two years already served, plus 10 years’ probation. read more

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Sports on TV: Oct. 11 E-mail
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Saturday, Oct. 11

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Police reports for Oct. 10 E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
THE RECORD ST. AUGUSTINE Operation Last Call results in 25 notices to appear for alcohol violations — Officers from the St. Augustine Police Department and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Department are serving 25 notices to appear to individuals from violations of the Florida Beverage Statutes. The charges are a result of a six-week operation conducted by the departments. In Florida, a notice to appear is used to bring a criminal charge against a person without taking the individual into custody. read more

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Church holds estate sale today, Sunday E-mail
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Memorial Presbyterian, 32 Sevilla St., in St. Augustine is having an estate sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. Proceeds will benefit the church restoration program.

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Martin Laird takes the lead at Silverado E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
NAPA, Calif. — Martin Laird wasn’t sure what to expect out of his game after a seven-week break. He hasn’t found too much wrong after two rounds of the Frys.com Open. Laird bounced back from his first bogey of the new PGA Tour season by running off four straight birdies around the turn. One last birdie on the par-5 18th at Silverado gave him a second straight 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead over Bae Sang-moon among the early starters Friday. read more

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Motley Fool for Oct. 11, 2014 E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
Q: I’m invested in a bunch of mutual funds. Should I invest in some individual stocks, too, for additional diversification? — L.L., Naples A: Diversification is important in a portfolio. If you have too much of your assets in one holding or sector, you can get hurt badly. Some mutual funds alone can provide sufficient diversification, as they’re invested in several hundred different securities. (Note that many mutual funds are very similar to each other, offering more duplication than diversification.) read more

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Police sorry for telling wrong family of death E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son’s long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he’d been killed in a car accident. Karen and Jay Priest instead were stunned when the son, 29-year-old Justin Priest, answered the door. They had mistakenly been told by Juneau police that he’d been killed in the crash. Karen Priest said her husband started sobbing, and she was in shock. “There are no words,” she said on Friday, still wrung out from what she called an emotional roller coaster. “We just kept staring at him.” read more

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Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
NEW YORK — The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of television viewing, statistics that serve as the foundation for billions of dollars in advertising spending for the entire broadcast industry. The company blamed a software glitch for errors that, industry officials said, mistakenly credited ABC for viewing that was in reality spread across all of the broadcast networks. read more

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Vehicle sparks caused Yosemite wildfire E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Sparks from a vehicle caused a wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park that led to the death of a firefighting air-tanker pilot this week, officials said Thursday. Fire investigators found that the blaze broke out Tuesday because of hot metal fragments from a vehicle creating sparks, Yosemite said in a statement. read more

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New poll shows Crist edging Scott; medical marijuana passing big E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
Floridians are leaning toward electing Charlie Crist in November’s gubernatorial race, a new stateside poll conducted by the University of North Florida shows. Forty-six percent of those polled said they would vote for the former governor, while 42 percent said they would vote for incumbent Florida Gov. Rick Scott, according to a survey by UNF’s Public Opinion Research Lab. A slew of recent polls have wavered between Scott and Crist as the front-runner. read more

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Obituaries for Oct. 10, 2014 E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
a Daniel Lee Hedrick Jr. Daniel Lee Hedrick Jr., infant son of Amanda Meier and Daniel Lee Hedrick, was born into the arms of Jesus on Oct. 1, 2014. In addition to his parents he is survived by his siblings, Jacob and Miranda Meier, and Destiny Hedrick. He was preceded in death by a brother, Timothy Johnson Jr. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday Oct. 11, 2014, at Family Worship Center with Pastor Philip Cochran, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. read more

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Fla. man charged in killing not fit to stand trial E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
BUNNELL — Three doctors say a man accused of killing a clerk in a north Florida gas station is not mentally fit to stand trial. A judge ordered a third mental evaluation for 26-year-old Joseph Frank Bova II, before deciding whether to grant Bova’s request to represent himself. On Wednesday, a judge ordered Bova to a state hospital until he is ready. The Florida Times-Union said Bova will be evaluated again to be sure he is competent. Bova is accused of killing Zuheily Roman Rosado in February 2013 as she worked alone in a Mobil Mart.

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
ATLANTIC BEACH — The Coast Guard has suspended its four-day search for a northeast Florida man who disappeared after setting to sea by himself on his 27-foot boat. The Times-Union reports that 57-year-old Peter Rodrigues’ empty boat washed ashore on Sunday evening. Authorities say Rodrigues was a former Navy SEAL and construction contractor, and had gone on a solo outing to repair an antenna in the boat’s cabin. Rodrigues, president of RPC General Contractors of Atlantic Beach, was an experienced boater. read more

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Flavors fuel food industry, but remain a mystery E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
NEW YORK — They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavors used to rev up the taste of processed foods remain a mystery to most Americans. “Artificial and natural flavors” have become ubiquitous terms on food labels, helping create vivid tastes that would otherwise be lost in mass production. As the science behind them advances, however, some are calling for greater transparency about their safety and ingredients. read more

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Turkey's Syria position spurs violent blowback E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
ISTANBUL — Turkey is playing a risky game of chicken in its negotiations with NATO partners who want it to join combat operations against the Islamic State group — and it’s blowing back with violence in Turkish cities. As the Islamic militants rampage through Kurdish-held Syrian territory on Turkey’s border, Turkey says it won’t join the fight unless the U.S.-led coalition also goes after the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. read more

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2nd annual guitar auction Oct. 25 at Amphitheatre E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
The Friends of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre will hold its second annual Celebrity Guitar Raffle & Auction from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C State Road A1A South. The event is free. Proceeds from the evening will benefit arts events for children. The guitars featured were purchased by FOSAA and then signed by performers when they appeared at the Amphitheatre. All guitars will be on display throughout the event. Raffle tickets are $10 or three for $25. Tickets can also be purchased online. read more

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Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
NEW ORLEANS — The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with “tarsal toffee” made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with crickets and marshmallows. What looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of treats being served up Saturday at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans. read more

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Spiders force family from of upscale Missouri home E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
WELDON SPRING, Mo. — A family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls. Brian and Susan Trost bought the $450,000 home overlooking two golf holes at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring in October 2007 and soon afterward started seeing brown recluse spiders everywhere, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Once when showering, Susan Trost dodged a spider as it fell from the ceiling and washed down the drain. read more

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Washington man killed by bus at Idaho corn maze E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
HAUSER, Idaho — A bus carrying paintball players struck and killed a Washington state man inside a zombie attraction at a corn maze in northern Idaho, authorities said Saturday. Jeremy T. McSpadden Jr., 18, of Spokane Valley, Washington, was a role player in the “Zombie Slayer Paintball Bus” attraction at the Incredible Corn Maze in Hauser on Friday night, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said. read more

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Teacher whose gun fired in school bathroom charged E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah teacher who was injured by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidentally went off in a faculty bathroom at an elementary school has been charged with a misdemeanor and resigned from her job. The charges came earlier this month after she changed her story about what happened in the Sept. 11 shooting. Detectives had confronted her about discrepancies, charging documents show. read more

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Florida drive-through funeral home demolished E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
OCALA — A quirky but historic landmark has been demolished in central Florida — a drive-through funeral home. Rev. Leon Thomas wanted to add more parking spaces to his Westside Serenity Funeral Home more than 30 years ago, but the city wouldn’t let him. So Thomas found a large drive-through bank teller window and installed it on the side of the building. Now, mourners could view their dearly departed without ever leaving their cars. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the funeral home used the deposit drawer to keep the register for visitors to sign. read more

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California officials report 32 enterovirus cases E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California health officials said Friday that they have confirmed 32 cases of a virus that can cause serious respiratory illness — more than double the figure from a week earlier. However, the state Department of Public Health said there doesn’t appear to be any outbreak of enterovirus D68, which has sickened hundreds and possibly caused several deaths around the country. Respiratory illness figures in the state are normal for this time of year, the agency said in a statement. read more

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Corazon screening two movies this week E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
The Corazon Cinema and Cafe screens two movies through Thursday, 36 Granada St., in St. Augustine. The first, “The Trip to Italy,“ is a comedy about two men and six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Its run time is one hour, 48 minutes with showtimes at 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. other days. The second is “Knife in the Water,” a 1962 film that served as the directorial debut of Roman Polanski. The three-character movie deals with rivalry and sexual tension in a run time of 1:34 for shows at 3 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. other days.

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Little common ground in Florida governor debate E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
MIRAMAR — Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist agreed during a debate Friday that Ebola would be bad for Florida — and they disagreed about nearly everything else. In a contentious debate that reflected the negative tone of the campaign, Scott and Crist took opposite sides on issues including health care, the minimum wage, Cuba policy, gay marriage and medical marijuana. read more

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Seems like old times for Cards, Giants E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
ST. LOUIS — Two years later, the sting is still fresh for Mike Matheny. His St. Louis Cardinals were seemingly on the verge of a second straight trip to the World Series under manager Tony La Russa’s first-year successor, and instead the San Francisco Giants ended up using them as a springboard to the championship. read more

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Bag makers launch push to overturn California ban E-mail
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Plastic bag manufacturers on Friday passed their first hurdle in their effort to delay and eventually repeal California’s new ban on plastic shopping bags before it takes effect. The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris cleared the way for the groups to begin collecting signatures for a referendum vote on the ban on the November 2016 ballot. read more

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Thousands return to Hong Kong streets in protest E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
HONG KONG — Thousands of protesters poured into a main road in Hong Kong for a pro-democracy rally late Friday, reviving a civil disobedience movement a day after the government canceled talks with student leaders aimed at defusing the standoff. The resurgence came after a week that saw flagging support for the protesters, who have blocked off main roads and streets in three of Hong Kong’s busiest areas since Sept. 28. Some of the roads have reopened to traffic, but a main thoroughfare through the heart of the business district remains occupied. read more

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Ebola fears reshape guest list at Florida event E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
BOCA RATON — West African delegates won’t be attending a South Florida conference over fears of Ebola. The Millennium Campus Conference beginning today at Lynn University in Boca Raton was to include more than 500 participants focused on global poverty. But a spokeswoman for Lynn says organizers have decided to call off the attendance of seven delegates from Liberia.

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Florida Good Samaritans lift car off 19-year-old E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
PENSACOLA — Several good Samaritans helped save a 19-year-old girl who was trapped under her car following a crash. Florida Highway Patrol officials say Kayla Lynn Sapp was driving on Wednesday when her rear tire blew out, causing the vehicle to flip. Sapp was ejected from the vehicle. The overturned car landed on her.

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Plant sale, scavenger hunt in Elkton E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
A plant sale and scavenger hunt will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at Native Gardens Nursery, 1660 County Road 13A South in Elkton. Identify a wide variety of plants native to northeast Florida and discover the importance of native plants, which provide the habitat necessary for wildlife. The event is free to attend. For information, go to nativeplantconsulting.com or call 692-3927.

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Libertarian Wyllie sues to join Oct. 15 debate E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
FORT LAUDERDALE — Libertarian Party candidate Adrian Wyllie filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to join the Oct. 15 Florida gubernatorial debate. Wyllie claims that his rights are being infringed upon because of a rule requiring participants to show at least 15 percent support in a reputable independent opinion poll. Wyllie says the rule he understood was 12 percent — including any poll margin of error — although the 15 percent figure has been in place since at least August 2013. read more

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Police report Oct. 10 E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
THE RECORD A 23-year-old Jacksonville man was arrested Wednesday evening after undercover detectives met him at a U.S. 1 North service station in St. Augustine for what the man thought would be a meeting with a 14-year old girl, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. In a separate undercover St. Johns case, a 25-year-old Palm Coast man was arrested on 15 counts of possession of child pornography Wednesday afternoon after it was downloaded onto a computer at a World Golf Village motel. read more

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Religion notes: Oct. 10 E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF ST. AUGUSTINE, 38 Cathedral Place, will host the 2014 Public Square Rosary Crusade at noon Saturday in the West Courtyard, Cathedral Place and St. George St. Everyone is invited to join in prayer for repentance and conversion for the nation. For information, call Jackie O’Sullivan at 501-3191. read more

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'Bucket list' finished, boy dies hours after birth E-mail
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PHILADELPHIA — A couple who say they carried out a “bucket list” of trips for their unborn son, who suffered from a fatal condition, say they feel blessed he could spend his brief life with people who loved him. Shane Michael Haley died Thursday morning just a few hours after he was born, a spokeswoman at a suburban Philadelphia hospital said. read more

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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola E-mail
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MONROVIA, Liberia — Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa’s leaders pleaded for the world’s help in dealing with a crisis that one called “a tragedy unforeseen in modern times.” “Our people are dying,” Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma lamented by videoconference at a World Bank meeting in Washington. He said other countries are not responding fast enough while children are orphaned and infected doctors and nurses are lost to the disease. read more

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FreeLance to perform at Greek Festival E-mail
News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County
FreeLance will perform at the Greek Festival from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday at Francis Field. The group has been together for about 2 1/2 years as a duo and has recently added a female vocalist and percussion technician. FreeLance covers a wide variety of music, from around 1960 to date and includes original songs. The group has been performing at the Elks Lodge, VFW Lodge and private affairs in St. Johns County. read more

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