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Palm Beach County Nursing Home Worker Arrested for Elder Abuse in Florida

Posted on : September 13, 2007

Phillina Anderson, a Palm Beach County resident, has been arrested for allegedly abusing an elderly nursing home resident at a South Florida facility. Law enforcement officers with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit apprehended Anderson after a witness reported seeing Anderson strike an 89-year-old Alzheimer’s patient across the face. At the time of the […]

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Two People are Killed in Helicopter Crash in Gulf of Mexico Near Florida

Posted on : September 12, 2007

Two photographers died on Tuesday when the helicopter that they were riding in for work fell into the Gulf of Mexico close to Casey Key. Thomas Newby, 50, was Powerboat Magazine’s chief photographer. Mark Copeland, 44, was an Emmy-winning video photographer. The two men had been photographing a model riding a speeding Cigar Boat on […]

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77-Year-Old Pedestrian Dies in Florida After Being Struck by Car in Largo

Posted on : September 10, 2007

A 77-year-old man died last Thursday after being struck by a car while crossing the street in Largo. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was walking across Seminole Boulevard on the evening of September 6 when he stopped at the center divide. He then stepped in front of the path of a 2006 […]

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11 Children are Injured Near Tampa in Florida School Bus Accident

Posted on : September 9, 2007

11 middle school children were taken to hospitals around the Tampa, Florida area last Tuesday morning, after the school bus they were riding in went off the road and ran into the treeline on South Falkenburg Road in Riverview. About 30 kids were on the bus at the time of the accident. Police say that […]

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More Mattel Toys are Recalled Because Of Excessive Lead Paint

Posted on : September 6, 2007

Mattel Inc. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling more toys because they contain too much lead paint. This is the third massive recall by Mattel in a little over one month, and more than 21 million toys have been affected. This recall includes 675,000 Barbie accessories, 8,900 Big Big World 6-in-1 Bongo Band […]

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