In this episode of the Bucs Vlog posted on March 15, 2018, pitcher Ivan Nova talks about Opening Day, Corey Dickerson dishes about facing his old team, and Joe Musgrove discusses his first spring outing for the Bradenton-based Pittsburgh Pirates.
A pedestrian bridge under construction collapsed Thursday, just days after crews had dropped an elevated 950-ton span in place on a signature project that was intended to give Florida International University students a safe route across the busy roadway.
Florida International University president Mark Rosenberg expressed condolences on March 16, after a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed at the university the previous day. Six people were confirmed dead and nine people were injured.
The chain’s CEO said the plan is to liquidate all U.S. stores, and likely those in Australia, France, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Stores in Canada, central Europe and Japan would remain open for potential buyers for those assets.
Willie Taggart discusses growing up and the positive influences he received in Manatee County as a student and an athlete in a promotional video for the School District of Manatee County. Taggart attended Blackburn and Tillman elementary schools -- and Lincoln Middle -- before graduating from Manatee High School. He is now the head football coach at Florida State University. He played football at Western Kentucky, where he also became head coach. He also has served as head coach at South Florida and Oregon before being hired last year by Florida State. The school district's message with the video is: "Coach Taggart is living proof that Manatee district students can achieve their dreams! #WeManatee #DoSomething."
A German Shepherd was reunited with its family in Wichita after being mistakenly shipped to Japan on a United flight. The family was flying to Kansas City as they prepared to move to Wichita when they discovered their dog had not arrived.
Country music star Charlie Daniels tells what took him so long to write his memoir -- finding a stopping point. Daniels' memoir, "Never Look at the Empty Seats," was published in 2017 and covers his six decades as a performer. The Charlie Daniels Band has been booked to perform in Palmetto’s Sutton Park for the 2018 Fourth of July festival.
An accident Thursday, March 15, 2018, caused a camper towed by a vehicle to dangle off the edge of an Interstate 275 overpass in downtown St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg Fire Rescue said the camper had been secured shortly before noon, and authorities were waiting for a recovery service to retrieve the camper.
Cue, a robot that was created by Toyota and perfected its skills through artificial intelligence, demonstrated its shooting ability against two human opponents — Seiya Ando and Zack Baranski — who play for Alvark. Over 10 shots, Ando and Baranski made eight shots between them, while Cue achieved a perfect score.
A newly built pedestrian bridge near Florida International University collapsed, falling on top of an unknown number of people and cars. Emergency responders at the scene said there were "multiple people injured" but have not confirmed how many.