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Orlando mayor and wife test positive for COVID

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced on Twitter Friday afternoon that he and his wife tested positive for COVID. Dyer said they are not experiencing any symptoms and credits being vaccinated and boosted. The mayor said he plans to isolate and work remotely for now.
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Oklahoma Adds Tulane Transfer DL Jeffrey Johnson

Oklahoma landed one of the top defensive lineman transfer targets of this cycle on Friday afternoon as former Tulane defensive tackle Jeffrey Johnson has committed to Oklahoma over LSU, USC, and Michigan. New defensive line coaches Todd Bates and Miguel Chavez are already starting to flex their recruiting muscles as...
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High Ranking South Asian Toronto Cop Charged With Drunk Driving

TORONTO – A high ranking South Asian cop with Toronto police in charge of the disciplinary hearings office has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Pickering, Ont. Supt. Riyaz Hussein is now facing charges of impaired driving, careless driving and having open liquor in a vehicle,...
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‘Batgirl’ Costume Revealed by Leslie Grace in First Official Set Photo

Batgirl star Leslie Grace took to Twitter Friday night to post the first official picture from the upcoming HBO Max movie. The project is currently shooting in London, and after the many cast announcements that shook the Internet over the past month (the movie will include the return of J. K. Simmons and Michael Keaton), Grace decided to increase the enthusiasm among the fanbase by showing us the costume she will be wearing. Here’s her post:

Oklahoma LB Deshaun White Announces Return in 2022

Oklahoma got a big boost on Friday when veteran linebacker Deshaun White announced he would return for the 2022 season and play in Brent Venables’ defensive scheme. White, a senior from North Richland Hills, Texas, recorded 61 tackles (third on the team), 5.0 TFLS, and a fumble recovery in 11 starts in 2021 and has appeared in 50 career games for the Sooners. In all, White has started 35 games for OU and will be one of the leaders of the new-look defense in Norman next season.

Larson Announces Reelection Bid

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Larson officially announced Friday his long-expected plan to seek reelection to the 1st District, which he has represented since 1999. Larson made the announcement on Twitter Friday morning. “As we face a global pandemic that has increased our worries about the health and well-being of the...

A Massive Ottawa Explosion Left 1 Person Dead & 5 People Are Still Missing

One person is dead and five others are missing following an explosion that took place in Ottawa on Thursday. In a news release posted on January 14, the Ottawa Police Service said that, along with the Ontario Fire Marshal's Office, the Ministry of Labour, Ottawa Fire and the Regional Coroner's Office, they are continuing with their investigation following Thursday's explosion at a business at 1995 Merivale Rd.

U.S. Representative Ashley Hinson Of Iowa Tests Positive For COVID-19

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. Representative Ashley Hinson of Iowa has coronavirus. Hinson posted on Twitter Friday morning she started experiencing mild coronavirus symptoms Thursday afternoon and later tested positive for the virus. She says she’s fully vaccinated against coronavirus and has the booster. She’s quarantining in Washington, DC and is working remotely.

Deslin Alexandre Returns to Pitt for Super-Senior Season

Pitt’s defensive line was a strength in 2021, and with a very talented, very highly-touted group of youngsters itching for playing time, the future of the position is in very good hands. And the present isn’t too bad either. Defensive captain Deslin Alexandre announced his decision to return...

Memphis targeting key Ohio State assistant for DC vacancy, per report

Memphis is actively pursuing someone to fill its defensive coordinator position after Mike MacIntyre left to become the head coach at FIU. Ohio State’s secondary coach Matt Barnes is being considered for the DC job at Memphis per a report from 247Sports’ Brandon Marcello. Barnes also called plays on defense for the Buckeyes in September after Kerry Coombs was demoted.

West Virginia WR Winston Wright Jr. Enters Transfer Portal

It’s been an underwhelming week for Mountaineer fans. Just a few days after a loss to Minnesota that was uglier than it looks, West Virginia has lost its third wide receiver to the transfer portal in 2021, and this one hurts a lot more than the previous two. Winston...

WVU football: Jarret Doege opts to leave Mountaineers

Starting with the new year, Jarret Doege will be an ex-Mountaineer. The oft-maligned West Virginia quarterback announced on Twitter Friday night that he is leaving the program in search of other opportunities. “I will forever be grateful for the friendships and memories I’ve made at WVU over the past three...

Sioux Falls to send out extra officers for DUI enforcement on New Year’s Eve

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( — Authorities in Sioux Falls are encouraging people not to drive if they’ve been drinking Friday on New Year’s Eve. Sioux Falls Police Sgt. Nick Butler said Thursday the department was looking for extra officers to volunteer to work overtime hours on New Year’s Eve, focusing on speeding and DUI enforcement.