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Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died Sunday morning at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said. Starr, who won five National Football League championships for the Packers, had been in failing health since suffering a stroke…MORE

Woman suffers ‘significant bite injuries’ in Florida alligator attack

A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. The woman suffered “significant bite injuries” and was bitten on the leg and flank, according to the department. The attack happened near Fay Lake Wilderness Park, about 20 miles…MORE

He’s valedictorian of his high school class. The salutatorian? His identical twin

When Deontae and Deontre Wright receive diplomas at their high school’s commencement Wednesday afternoon, they’ll know who to thank for their motivation. Each other. The identical twins, 17, are the top two students in their graduating class at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. Deontae, with a grade-point average of 4.5, is the class valedictorian.…MORE

Auburn football announcer from famed ‘Kick Six’ play dies in car crash

The decorated Auburn University football announcer who narrated the team’s stunning last-second win over Alabama known as the “Kick Six” died in a car crash Saturday night, the university said. Rod Bramblett, 53, and his wife Paula Bramblett, 52, died shortly after a two-vehicle collision at 6 p.m. Saturday in Auburn, the Lee County Coroner…MORE

Central US reels from week of deadly weather

Ten people are dead and a 4 year-old boy remains missing after more than a week of severe weather across the central US that put tens of millions of people at risk. The deadly spring storm system ravaged several states, unleashing more than 170 reported tornadoes, fierce winds, drenching rain, flash flooding and hail. Saturday…MORE

Two dead after a reported tornado touches down in Oklahoma

A reported tornado tore through a city in Oklahoma, killing at least two people and injuring at least 29, authorities said. Some of the injured are in critical condition. A mobile home park in El Reno was “devastated,” Mayor Matt White said. “It’s a lot of devastation here, it’s leveled, it’s just devastated, White said…MORE

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