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Rescue teams salvage an injured person at the site of a train accident near Bad Aibling, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Several people were killed when two trains collided head-on. [Uwe Lein | Associated Press]

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150

BAD AIBLING, Germany — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cut out of the wreckage and transported across a river for medical care, police said. The two regional trains crashed before 7 a …


House committee rejects attempt to put gaming compact to statewide vote

The House Regulatory Affairs Committee meeting is off and running, as they take up three high-profile bills aimed at rewriting the state's gaming laws and ratifying the compact negotiated between Gov. Rick Scott and the Seminole Tribe. ...


Wells Sr. backs Schrader for property appraiser

County Commissioner Ted Schrader picked up a key endorsement Tuesday in his bid to become Pasco's next property appraiser -- the backing of retiring Property Appraiser Mike Wells Sr....


Not all computer systems handle state testing, Florida education department warns

As Florida's school districts "load test" their computer systems for 2016 Florida Standards Assessments, their superintendents got word that not every operating system will be able to run the annual tests....