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Orlando 110, Indiana 96

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 29  -- Dwight Howard had 32 points, 21 rebounds and four blocked four shots Saturday to spark the Orlando Magic to a 110-96 win over Indiana.

Florida wide receiver Hardin injures ankle

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 29  -- Florida wide receiver Percy Harvin injured his right ankle Saturday in the third-ranked Gators' 45-15 win over No. 23 Florida State.

Harvin, tackled from behind and hit from the front, twisted to the ground with 6:44 left in the half. Harvin remained on the field before limping off with the help of trainers, keeping the weight off his right foot.

He was attended to on the sideline, and didn't return to the game. It is unknown if he will be able to play in next Saturday's game for the Southeastern Conference championship against top-ranked, undefeated Alabama.

Teen commits suicide live on webcam

Teen commits suicide live on webcamMelbourne, November 21: A teenager took his own life in front of a live webcam apparently upon being encouraged by Internet users to do so.

Florida resident Abraham K. Biggs, 19, had invited netizens on a bodybuilding forum to watch him live while committing suicide.

The post by Biggs, who went by the screen names "CandyJunkie" and “Mr Biggs”, was initially ignored by the forum moderators because they though it to be a prank.

However, there were other users who posted insults, even egged him on.

Palin says Obama capable of ''greatness''

Sarah Palin Miami (Florida), Nov. 14 : Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said that the United States is in safe hands under Barack Obama, provided he "governs with the skill and the grace and the greatness of which he is capable".

Palin to take center-stage at Miami GOP Governors’ conference

Sarah Palin on track to become unequivocal role modelMiami (Florida), Nov. 13 : Alaska Governor and failed Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin plans to take the stage Thursday in Miami as the Republican Governors Association''s featured speaker.

Her address, by any standard, marks a stunning ascent from last year''s convention.

Republican Governors meet in Miami to plot way back to power

Mississippi Governor Haley BarbourMiami (Florida), Nov. 12: Republican governors have gathered here to strategise a way back to the White House and to securing a majority in the Congress again.

Among the governors attending the three-day moot are Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty.

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