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    A Boynton Beach, Florida woman is accused of animal abuse. Officers were called out to Andrea Curiel's home two weeks ago where they discovered her dog with duct tape wrapped around its mouth. It also was in a very small cage that was not cleaned according to authorities. Apparently she told police she taped the dog's mouth shut because she was afraid managers at the apartment complex would hear it barking. Police said Curiel told them she meant to clean the dog's cage but was running late. ...
  • Postal worker didn't deliver 45,000 pieces of mail

    Postal worker didn't deliver 45,000 pieces of mail

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:05:49 GMT
    A Former Kentucky postal worker was sentenced to six months in federal prison for failing to deliver about 45,000 pieces of mail. Brent Morse stored the mail at his late mother's home and in rented storage facilities near his home and mail route in western Kentucky. A US Attorney said most of the mail was meant for about 250 homes in the Dawson Springs community over two years. Morse was ordered to pay nearly $15,000 in restitution for losses incurred by two businesses thatsendscommercial ci...
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  • Boy sings Gospel songs; kidnapper kicks him out of the car

    Boy sings Gospel songs; kidnapper kicks him out of the car

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:21:21 GMT
    A 10-year-old kidnapped in front of his Atlanta home uses his voice to save himself. Willie Myrick was grabbed from his front yard in early April and the kidnapper said he didn't want to hear a word from him. But Willie decided to sing. After singings the gospel song "Every Praise" for three hours, the kidnapper reportedly pulled over the car and threw him out. Willie said he went to a nearby home and asked them to call for help. The abductor has not been found and there's a $10,000 reward fo...
    A 10-year-old kidnapped in front of his Atlanta home uses his voice to save himself. Willie Myrick was grabbed from his front yard in early April and the kidnapper said he didn't want to hear a word from him. But Willie decided to sing. After singings the gospel song "Every Praise" for three hours, the kidnapper reportedly pulled over the car and threw him out. Willie said he went to a nearby home and asked them to call for help. The abductor has not been found and there's a $10,000 reward fo...
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SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY -- has cancelled all campus events scheduled through Saturday 6 p.m. Classes that meet on Saturday have also been cancelled.
COKER COLLEGE -- The tennis and softball games scheduled for Saturday have been postponed due to inclement weather.
CREEK BRIDGE VS GREE SEA FLOYDS -- It will be played Saturday (2-13-10) at Green Sea Floyds starting at 1:00 pm.
FLORENCE COUNTY -- West Florence vs South Florence basketball games rescheduled for Saturday 4p.m.
FMU -- Weather alters FMU spring sports schedules
GED EXAMS -- Exams scheduled for Saturday are cancelled because of the possibility of bad weather conditions at Whitlock Junior High School in Spartanburg and the Applied Technology Education Campus in Camden and Francis Marion University in Florence.
MARION -- Marion vs. Mullins boys and Cheraw and Loris Region 8-2A tiebreaker games scheduled for tonight at Dillon High School have been postponed.
Mullins and Marion will play tomorrow at Dillon at 4 p.m. while Cheraw and Loris will play Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Dillon.
MARION COUNTY LIBRARIES -- Closed Saturday.
SOUTHEASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- Will be closed Saturday for all activities and classes.
SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER -- Florence -- No Saturday Classes
THE KING'S ACADEMY -- The Kings Academy vs. Williamsburg basketball game will be played Monday at 8 p.m. at The Byrnes School. Semi Finals will be Tuesday at The Kings Academy, first game at 5 p.m., second at 6:30 p.m. Finals will be Wednesday at Wilson Hall in Sumter.
UNC-PEMBROKE -- All classes and Open House are cancelled for Saturday.
WEBSTER UNIVERSITY -- Myrtle Beach -- Saturday graduate classes are canceled

BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS
CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST. JAMES -- Conway -- Reconciliation retreat for second graders scheduled for Saturday morning is cancelled.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA -- Closed Saturday.
BISHOPVILLE FLEA AND FARMERS MARKET -- Closed Saturday, will reopen Sunday.
DILLON FAMILY CENTER -- closed Saturday
DJJ -- The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice has canceled family visitation for Saturday on its Broad River Road Complex due to possible inclement weather. Normal visitation will resume Sunday.
FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER -- If you cannot make it to the Friday night Monster Truck Show, the Civic Center will honor your general admission ticket for the Saturday night show. There will be no refunds.
THE GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA - Both camp events scheduled for Sat., Feb. 13 are cancelled.
HORRY COUNTY -- All Horry County libraries, the Horry County Museum, the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, the C.B Berry Community and Historical Center, the James R. Frazier Community Center and the North Strand Community are closed Saturday.
HORRY COUNTY -- Horry County Parks & Recreation has cancelled all sponsored programs Saturday to include all basketball games.
HORRY COUNTY -- The Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA will open at 12pm Saturday
J. BRYAN FLOYD COMMUNITY CENTER -- Open Saturday at 1:30pm. All morning activities have been cancelled.
LATTA -- Latta recreation basketball games are cancelled for Saturday
MYRTLE BEACH PARKS AND REC -- The Friday 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. games have been rescheduled for Monday, February 15, at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AQUATIC AND FITNESS CENTER - Opening at 10 a.m. Saturday morning instead of 8 a.m.
RICHMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- Saturday classes and activities are cancelled.
SOUTHEASTERN HEART CENTER -- The Take it to Heart: Red Dress Luncheon, scheduled for Saturday at Pine Crest County Club in Lumberton, has been cancelled.

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