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Northwest Florida Daily News
OPEN for BUSINESS: Aquatics center now open for swimmersand people are swimming. Swims teams, lap swimmers and everyone waiting to use
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
and people are swimming. Swims teams, lap swimmers and everyone waiting to use the pools are excited.” ABRAHAM GALVAN @destinlogabe .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; }... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Florida voter self-diagnosticstates — 50. Illegal aliens — 65. Recent FSU graduates — 75. High school freshm
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
states — 50. Illegal aliens — 65. Recent FSU graduates — 75. High school freshmen in several more educationally progressive states — 85. Check your answers. You will surprised how many of your answers should have been no. B. T... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A taxing issue: Will voters support enhancing education?oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and faulty infrastructure of Okaloosa Co
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and faulty infrastructure of Okaloosa County schools in dire need of improvement. DESTIN — Building two wings on Destin Middle School to provide the city with its first high school could cost at least $7... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Fort Walton Beach, FLstates — 50. Illegal aliens — 65. Recent FSU graduates — 75. High school freshm
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
states — 50. Illegal aliens — 65. Recent FSU graduates — 75. High school freshmen in several more educationally progressive states — 85. Check your answers. You will surprised how many of your answers should have been no. B. T... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman critical after head-on crash with Destin semi driverTallahassee woman is in critical condition following a head-on crash with a tra
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
Tallahassee woman is in critical condition following a head-on crash with a tractor trailer operated by a driver from Destin. According to a Florida Highway Patrol news release, 32-year-old Kristina Jenkins was traveling west on State Road 20... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A taxing issueoppose it, one thing is certain: aging and faulty infrastructure of Okaloosa Co
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and faulty infrastructure of Okaloosa County schools in dire need of improvement. DESTIN — Building two wings on Destin Middle School to provide the city with its first high school could cost at least $7... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman leaves child hungry, nakedDESTIN – A 19-year-old Destin woman was charged with child neglect after leavin
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
DESTIN – A 19-year-old Destin woman was charged with child neglect after leaving her child unattended, naked and hungry. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report did not say how old the child was. The woman apparently took two bags of her... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
GUEST COLUMN: People can serve through sign languagethe time to study and learn the skill. It is not necessarily how much we know,
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
the time to study and learn the skill. It is not necessarily how much we know, or even how much understanding we have, unless we put those skills into practice and show the deaf community the language of love. Elisa McCrite is a Destin re... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TRUSTING in GOD: Tragedies mount for Wheeler familyare happening to us all at once. … It’s very surreal,” she said. “ We just need
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
are happening to us all at once. … It’s very surreal,” she said. “ We just need to keep moving forward.” ABRAHAM GALVAN @destinlogabe It is said that God will never give you more than you can handle. But that old adage is being put to the test... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Florida voter self-diagnosticstates — 50. Illegal aliens — 65. Recent FSU graduates — 75. High school freshm
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
states — 50. Illegal aliens — 65. Recent FSU graduates — 75. High school freshmen in several more educationally progressive states — 85. Check your answers. You will surprised how many of your answers should have been no. B. T... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Plans taking shape for new bridgeacross Santa Rosa Sound and serves as a connector between Fort Walton Beach and
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
across Santa Rosa Sound and serves as a connector between Fort Walton Beach and points east, including the popular tourist destinations of Okaloosa Island and Destin. It has become a serious choke point for summertime traffic. Replacing the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Former Destin Coast Guard mascot dies in seaman's armsDESTIN, Fla. (AP) � Retired Coast Guard seaman Jacob Fulbright was faced with t
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) � Retired Coast Guard seaman Jacob Fulbright was faced with the hardest decision of his life. As he held his best friend of 11 years in his lap and repeated the phrase, "I love you," he chose to end Buoy's life and lay his precious... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Former Destin Coast Guard mascot dies in seaman's armsDESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Retired Coast Guard seaman Jacob Fulbright was faced with t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Retired Coast Guard seaman Jacob Fulbright was faced with the hardest decision of his life. As he held his best friend of 11 years in his lap and repeated the phrase, "I love you," he chose to end Buoy's life and lay his precious... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Plans taking shape for new bridgeacross Santa Rosa Sound and serves as a connector between Fort Walton Beach and
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
across Santa Rosa Sound and serves as a connector between Fort Walton Beach and points east, including the popular tourist destinations of Okaloosa Island and Destin. It has become a serious choke point for summertime traffic. Replacing the... Read more
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Salon.com
“The Glass Castle” author Jeannette Walls wanted to be “a woman without a past”keep moving her life forward. Which brings us to today. The movie about her chi
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
keep moving her life forward. Which brings us to today. The movie about her childhood, “The Glass Castle” was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and is in theaters now. Ten years after reading her memoir, and thinking about her story pretty... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
People discover that Destin RocksThe Facebook group has more than 660 members who share their rock hunting finds
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The Facebook group has more than 660 members who share their rock hunting finds ABRAHAM GALVAN @destinlogabe DESTIN — The community is getting involved in the rock painting and decorating craze. A Facebook group called Destin Rocks has been... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Don't forget your eclipse spectaclestreatment. Morgan Sports Complex 4200 Indian Bayou Trail Although all 1,000
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
treatment. Morgan Sports Complex 4200 Indian Bayou Trail Although all 1,000 pairs of glasses have been claimed at the Destin Library, people still have an opportunity to score a pair if they attend the library's event from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Free solar spectaclesglasses per day first-come, first-serve basis. Crestview Public Library cardho
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
glasses per day first-come, first-serve basis. Crestview Public Library cardholders will receive preferential treatment. Destin Library 150 Sibert Ave. Destin Although all 1,000 pairs of glasses have been claimed at the Destin Library, people... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Brothers brawl on pontoon boatDESTIN – Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to referee a fig
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
DESTIN – Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to referee a fight on a pontoon boat in the Destin East Pass on Aug. 2. The fight was between two brothers who live together, according to one of their arrest reports. The suspect was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland will get early test with Purdue on tap in Big Ten opener at homehelp the Terps get ready for this type of turnaround. After playing on back-to-
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
help the Terps get ready for this type of turnaround. After playing on back-to-back nights in the Emerald Coast Classic in Destin, Fla., from Nov. 24-25, Maryland will travel to Syracuse for a Nov. 27 game at the Carrier Dome. Maryland catches a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man pulls chair out from woman, admits it was 'childish'DESTIN – A 38-year-old man who pulled a chair out from under a woman at a local
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
DESTIN – A 38-year-old man who pulled a chair out from under a woman at a local bar was charged with culpable negligence inflicting great harm. He didn’t know the woman but his actions were captured on surveillance video of the establishment. The... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man pulls on door handles, doesn't know whyDESTIN – A 27-year-old Niceville man who appeared to be under the influence of
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
DESTIN – A 27-year-old Niceville man who appeared to be under the influence of something was charged with loitering after he was observed walking through a parking lot, trying to get in vehicles that weren’t his. Most of the vehicles were parked,... Read more
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WestportNow
Granger at the Movies: ‘The Glass Castle,’ ‘Menashe,’ ‘Detroit’Fantastic” (2016) look like a candidate for Father-of-the-Year. At least he nev
WestportNow / Posted 3 days ago
Fantastic” (2016) look like a candidate for Father-of-the-Year. At least he never starved or tortured his children. In Destin Daniel Cretton’s screen adaptation of Jeannette Walls’ 2005 best-selling memoir, Walls’ abusive, alcoholic father Rex... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Drunk driver lies on floor, refuses to move (except to kick)DESTIN – A woman accused of being involved in a hit-and-run accident swore at t
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
DESTIN – A woman accused of being involved in a hit-and-run accident swore at the booking staff and lay down on the floor, refusing to move. The 37-year-old Destin woman also flailed and kicked her legs, hitting one of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hearing scheduled on bid to liquidate GLO Airlines assetsthe region, including the Little Rock airport. It also offered seasonal flights
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
the region, including the Little Rock airport. It also offered seasonal flights between Little Rock and Fort Walton Beach/Destin, Fla. A senior executive for the airline and an airline spokesman didn't immediately respond to emails Tuesday... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin Aquatics Center finally opensDESTIN — Almost three years after the facility was abruptly shut down, the form
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
DESTIN — Almost three years after the facility was abruptly shut down, the former Destin YMCA has reopened as the Destin Aquatics Center. The pools, run by the Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation, officially passed their final inspections and were... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Booby to hitch flight to Key West (VIDEO, PHOTOS)typically lives in tropical and subtropical oceans, was rescued July 13 after i
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
typically lives in tropical and subtropical oceans, was rescued July 13 after it jumped aboard a fisherman's boat near Destin. Over the past month refuge volunteers have been helping the malnourished bird gain weight to prepare it to be... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Crime Stoppers: Most Wantedgrand theft and driving while license suspended or revoked. Dushane’s last know
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
grand theft and driving while license suspended or revoked. Dushane’s last known address was on Vinings Way Boulevard in Destin. Aaron Dwayne Dawson, a 23-year-old black male standing 5-foot-9, 220 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, is... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Plumbing problems, persistent roaches close local restaurantsbeen corrected, the report said. The restaurant reopened Aug. 8. The New Drag
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
been corrected, the report said. The restaurant reopened Aug. 8. The New Dragon Buffet at 34904 Emerald Coast Parkway in Destin was also closed Aug. 7, but did not reopen until Aug. 9., the report said. High priority violations on the initial... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Plumbing problems, persistent roaches close local restaurantsbeen corrected, the report said. The restaurant reopened Aug. 8. The New Drag
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
been corrected, the report said. The restaurant reopened Aug. 8. The New Dragon Buffet at 34904 Emerald Coast Parkway in Destin was also closed Aug. 7, but did not reopen until Aug. 9., the report said. High priority violations on the initial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Play a Key Role in the Country's Development, Reiterates PMMinister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, during
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, during a Youth Concert under the theme Zenes to destin dan to la main on 12 August 2017 at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute. This initiative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Countdown on for new Florida driver's licenses in OkaloosaShalimar office of the county tax collector's office. Remaining offices located
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Shalimar office of the county tax collector's office. Remaining offices located at Hurlburt Field, Eglin AFB, Niceville, Destin and Crestview will follow in a time frame from November to December, according to Tax Collector Ben Anderson. In... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Countdown on for new Florida driver's licenses in OkaloosaShalimar office of the county tax collector's office. Remaining offices located
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Shalimar office of the county tax collector's office. Remaining offices located at Hurlburt Field, Eglin AFB, Niceville, Destin and Crestview will follow in a time frame from November to December, according to Tax Collector Ben Anderson. In... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Countdown on for new Florida driver's licenses in OkaloosaShalimar office of the county tax collector's office. Remaining offices located
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Shalimar office of the county tax collector's office. Remaining offices located at Hurlburt Field, Eglin AFB, Niceville, Destin and Crestview will follow in a time frame from November to December, according to Tax Collector Ben Anderson. In... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'He Didn't Judge Me': Mentor Guides Troubled Fathers To Be Better Parents, Find StabilityWorth with a mission to make better dads. 'I can either go this way or that'
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
Worth with a mission to make better dads. 'I can either go this way or that' Eric Gregory sits with his 8-year-old son, Destin, and talks with his mentor, Reggie Moss. Gregory meets with Moss about once a week. They talk on the phone on a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
County to restrict Lakeshore Drive access Saturday0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } About 100 people showed up, Windes said, most
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } About 100 people showed up, Windes said, most to complain about how tourists headed for Destin had turned their subdivision into a parking lot on Saturday afternoons in the summer. With Lakeshore Drive closed,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Family — struggling with daughter's brain cancer — burned out of home“I have to be strong for my kids. For them, I have to make everything seem like
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
“I have to be strong for my kids. For them, I have to make everything seem like it’s OK. If I'm calm, they will be calm." DESTIN — A family already struggling with their little girl’s cancer diagnosis was burned out of their rental home Friday... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Caller with no emergency calls 911 repeatedlyDESTIN – A woman who called 911 three times in one evening without having an em
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
DESTIN – A woman who called 911 three times in one evening without having an emergency was charged with misusing the system. She was also charged with resisting arrest after threatening the deputy who responded. The woman had an ongoing case and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
County to restrict Lakeshore Drive access Saturday0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } About 100 people showed up, Windes said, most
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } About 100 people showed up, Windes said, most to complain about how tourists headed for Destin had turned their subdivision into a parking lot on Saturday afternoons in the summer. With Lakeshore Drive closed,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Firefighters knock down house fire, save family pigDESTIN — A pot-bellied pig was saved Friday night from a fire that significantl
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
DESTIN — A pot-bellied pig was saved Friday night from a fire that significantly damaged a home on Benning Drive. The Destin Fire Control District was called to the home about 10:30 p.m. The family — two adults and three children — was outside when... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland's non-conference basketball schedule one of the strongest in Turgeon's tenureXfinity Center on Nov. 15, the Terps play St. Bonaventure (No. 91) in the openi
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Xfinity Center on Nov. 15, the Terps play St. Bonaventure (No. 91) in the opening round of the Emerald Coast Classic in Destin, Fla., on Nov. 24 and will play either Texas Christian (No. 51) or New Mexico (No. 87) the following night. Maryland... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Firefighters knock down fire, save family pig"They had to pick it up and carry it out. They put it on oxygen because it was
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
"They had to pick it up and carry it out. They put it on oxygen because it was a little lethargic." DESTIN — A pot-bellied pig was saved Friday night from a fire that significantly damaged a home on Benning Drive. The Destin Fire Control District... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Maryland Releases 2017-18 Non-Conference Scheduleto the Sweet Sixteen last season. Maryland will seek a fifth consecutive holid
CBS Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
to the Sweet Sixteen last season. Maryland will seek a fifth consecutive holiday tournament crown when it travels to Destin, Fla., for the Emerald Coast Classic Nov. 24 and Nov. 25. The Terps will face St. Bonaventure in the opening round and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland men's basketball team will open season Nov. 10 against Stony Brook at Nassau Coliseumfour Maryland will play on the road or in neutral settings. Along with the tri
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
four Maryland will play on the road or in neutral settings. Along with the trip to Long Island, the Terps will also go to Destin, Fla., for the Emerald Coast Classic Nov. 24 and 25, before heading to Syracuse to play the Orange at the Carrier Dome... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Annabelle: Creation' scares up a box office win as the summer season winds downWoody Harrelson, Naomi Watts and Max Greenfield, recounts Walls’ upbringing in
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts and Max Greenfield, recounts Walls’ upbringing in a nomadic, poverty-stricken family. The Destin Daniel Cretton-directed film, which opened with a midsize release on about 1,400 screens, received a lackluster... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man batters father with unopened Bud LightDESTIN – A 30-year-old man was charged with battery causing bodily harm after h
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
DESTIN – A 30-year-old man was charged with battery causing bodily harm after hitting his father in the head with an unopened Bud Light can. It was unclear what started the argument but the father and the woman he was with were threatening to go... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Annabelle: Creation' scares up a box office win as the summer season winds downWoody Harrelson, Naomi Watts and Max Greenfield, recounts Walls’ upbringing in
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts and Max Greenfield, recounts Walls’ upbringing in a nomadic, poverty-stricken family. The Destin Daniel Cretton-directed film, which opened with a midsize release on about 1,400 screens, received a lackluster... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
OCCSW 2017 Women's Hall of Fame ceremony, inducteesembraced her community with gusto, passion and great pride whether it was teach
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
embraced her community with gusto, passion and great pride whether it was teaching literacy to adults, fundraising for the Destin Dog Park, planting sea oats on Norriego Point or dressing in character costume for holiday events held at community... Read more
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Fortune
'Annabelle: Creation' Tops Box Office with $35 Millionan A- CinemaScore, while critics are more mixed (50% of RottenTomatoes). Brie L
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
an A- CinemaScore, while critics are more mixed (50% of RottenTomatoes). Brie Larson reunited with "Short Term 12" director Destin Daniel Cretton for the project, which also stars Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson. In limited release, Paramount's "An... Read more
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