Bacteria-infected mosquitoes might be good thing for Miami

Mosquitoes are a year-round downside to living in subtropical Miami, but millions of bacteria-infected mosquitoes flying in a suburban neighborhood are being hailed as an innovation that may kill off more bugs that spread Zika and other viruses. Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control and Habitat Management Division is releasing non-biting male mosquitoes infected with naturally occurring…

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Moundville man faces charges in Cap’n Crunch assault

A Moundville man is accused of assaulting his roommate during a fight over stale Cap’n Crunch, saying the cereal was too difficult to eat without teeth. According to The Moundville Times, the man was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence/assault is accused of attacking the victim with a laptop cord Friday. The suspect, 52, became angry…

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Oxygen Media defends series about missing teen case

A lawsuit seeking $35 million over an Oxygen Media television series about the disappearance of an Alabama teenager in Aruba presents an “inaccurate depiction” of the show, the company said in response to the complaint. A statement released late Tuesday by Oxygen, which specializes in true-crime entertainment programming for women, said it has “deep compassion…

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‘Fire and Fury’ sales exceed 1.7 million

Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” is well on its way to becoming one of the fastest selling nonfiction books in recent years. “Fire and Fury” has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-books and audio, publisher Henry Holt & Co. told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Published less than…

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