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  • On this day April 20, 2009

    Jimmy Deans house was largely gutted by a fire, although the Deans escaped injury. The Deans rebuilt their home on the same foundation and returned early in 2010. […]

  • On this day April 20, 1965

    Roger Miller was at #1 on the US Country charts with King Of The Road. The song has been covered by many other artists, including George Jones, Dean Martin, Boxcar Willie, Randy Travis, the Statler Brothers, Rufus Wainwright […]

  • On this day April 20, 1959

    Goldband Records released "Puppy Love" by a 13-year old Dolly Parton, a song that was recorded two years earlier when she was just eleven years old. The song didn't chart, but was later to be a hit in 1972 for Donny Osmond. […]

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  • Deputies: 1 shot at high school in Marion County
    on April 20, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    One person was injured Friday morning in a shooting at Forest High School in Ocala, Marion County deputies said.Medics were at the school treating the victim, according to a Marion County Sheriff's Office Facebook […]

  • Gator goes for dip in Florida homeowner's backyard pool
    on April 20, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    For the second time in a month, a massive alligator was found frolicking in a Florida homeowner's backyard swimming pool -- this time in Odessa.The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office posted images and a video clip of the […]

  • Wynn Resorts add 3 women to board
    on April 20, 2018 at 12:12 pm

    Wynn Resorts added three women to its board of directors. The move comes as the company deals with sexual harassment claims against it's founder, Steve Wynn.The company announced it would expand its board to 11 members. […]

  • Staples to offer TSA Precheck
    on April 20, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Staples will offer customers the ability to sign up for TSA Precheck in its stores.The Precheck allows travelers to go through expedited security and screenings at airports.Travelers with TSA Precheck do not need to remove […]

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