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  • On this Day October 17, 2008
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Four Tops singer Levi Stubbs died at his Detroit home, aged 72. Stubbs had been in ill health since being diagnosed with cancer in 1995 and a stroke and other health problems led him to stop touring in 2000. The group signed […]

  • On this Day October 17, 2008
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    and Guy Ritchie announced that their seven-year marriage was over because they had drifted apart. The press reported that without a pre-nuptial agreement, Ritchie could be looking at up to £50million of Madonnas […]

  • On this Day October 17, 2005
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow failed to sell in an eBay auction, having not met its reserve price. It had been listed by his sister, Kashmira Cooke, who had inherited the car from him. The auction had attracted nearly 200 […]

  • On this Day October 17, 2000
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A flat in London, which was once owned during the 60s by went on the market for £575,000. The two bedrooms, two-story property was also home for and during the 60s. […]

  • On this Day October 17, 1999
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    It was reported that had played a secret gig at a martial arts exhibition in Barnstaple, England. The man who had arrived in the white stretch limo was Navi, a Londoner who claims to be the world's number one Jako […]

  • On this Day October 17, 1995
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Sting's former accountant Keith Moore was sentenced to six years in jail after being found guilty of embezzling £6 million from the singer's 108 bank accounts. […]

  • On this Day October 17, 1973
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    performed two shows at Foret Nationale, Brussels, Belgium, as part of a tour of the UK and Europe. Opening for the tour's shows were Billy Preston and American group Kracker, the first band to be signed to Rolling Stones […]

  • On this Day October 17, 1962
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    In between their lunchtime and night shows at in Liverpool, travelled to Granada TV Centre in Manchester to make their television debut. They appeared live on the local magazine program People and Places performing two […]

Local News

  • Jacksonville toddler hospitalized with polio-like illness
    on October 17, 2018 at 10:53 pm

    A toddler has been hospitalized at Wolfson Children's Hospital with acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting children nationwide, a representative for the Jacksonville hospital confirmed Tuesday to […]

  • Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal
    on October 17, 2018 at 10:51 pm

    With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee judge's order that critics say would create pandemonium in the state's medical-marijuana […]

  • Hurricane adds fuel to fight over ‘assignment of benefits'
    on October 17, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    With Hurricane Michael causing massive damage in Northwest Florida, a new front has opened in the battle over the controversial insurance practice known as "assignment of benefits."Groups on both sides of the long-running […]

  • JEA employee accused of stealing from employee-owned gym
    on October 17, 2018 at 10:16 pm

    A JEA employee faces a felony charge after an internal investigation found nearly $12,000 from an employee gym bank account was used for personal expenses.The investigation revealed that $3,088 was transferred to Michelle […]


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