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66 riders safely evacuated after 400-foot Ferris wheel stops
Updated Jul 04, 03:00 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) â€” A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities said. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Kathleen Kennedy told The Associated Press no one was hurt following the Friday afternoon incident and all were ...
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The Latest: Groth hits 2nd fastest serve ever at Wimbledon
Updated Jul 04, 06:44 AM
LONDON (AP) â€” The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Sam Groth has hit the second-fastest serve ever recorded at Wimbledon, a 147 mph (236 kph) winner against Roger Federer on Centre Court. Groth hit the serve at 1-1, 30-all in the first set against the seven-time champion. Federer got his racket to the ball, but couldn't return it. It narrowly missed the Wimbledon record of ...