Travis Leder, WKYT

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Recent articles by Travis:

Disney Cruise Line to require guests 5 and up to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Disney has announced that most children will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to board one of its cruises. → Read More

Spanx CEO gives employees $10K, first-class plane tickets after acquisition

The CEO and founder of women’s clothing brand Spanx gave her employees a huge surprise after the company was acquired by alternative asset manager Blackstone. → Read More

ESPN announcer Dick Vitale reveals second cancer diagnosis in 3 months

Longtime ESPN college basketball color commentator Dick Vitale has announced he is battling two forms of cancer after a recent diagnosis. → Read More

GRAPHIC: Day care worker arrested for child abuse after Florida sheriff’s office reviews surveillance video

A day care worker is accused of causing serious injuries to a child after deputies reviewed surveillance video inside the facility. → Read More

Amazon relaxes marijuana policies as it pushes support for federal legalization

Amazon has announced several policy changes regarding marijuana use, and the tech giant is also planning to push for federal legalization of the drug. → Read More

Deputies investigating vandalism case at 9/11 memorial site

Deputies have released photos in an effort to catch the person responsible for vandalizing a memorial that paid tribute to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. → Read More

Walgreens to increase starting pay to $15 an hour

Pharmacy chain Walgreens is joining a growing list of businesses increasing starting pay to at least $15 an hour. → Read More

Wireless Emergency Alert test to appear on millions of cellphones Wednesday

Millions of people will receive an alert on their cellphone as part of a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system. → Read More

Reports: Slipknot founding drummer Joey Jordison dead at 46

Joey Jordison, a founding member of popular rock band Slipknot, has died at the age of 46, according to multiple reports. → Read More

Deputy drowns after attempting to help child while paddleboarding

A sheriff’s deputy died Sunday after she tried to help a child while paddleboarding in Oregon. → Read More

Police: Florida infant found unresponsive after ingesting fentanyl, mother arrested

Police arrested a Florida woman after officers said her 7-month-old daughter overdosed on fentanyl. → Read More

Police: Suspect in murder investigation arrested after commenting on department’s Facebook post about her

A woman who was wanted for accessory to murder was arrested one day after commenting on a police department’s Facebook post. → Read More

Caught on camera: Driver flips vehicle over interstate median, somehow avoids serious injury

A driver and passenger are fortunate to have avoided serious injuries after their vehicle flipped over the median of an interstate highway into oncoming traffic. → Read More

Caught on camera: Video shows Florida condo building collapse

A video shows a large portion of a residential building in South Florida collapse. → Read More

Lego to sell new LGBTQ set to mark start of Pride Month

Lego has announced a new set designed to celebrate diversity and the LGBTQ community. → Read More

Deputies: Abandoned newborn found on banks of Michigan creek

Deputies at a Michigan sheriff’s office announced a newborn boy was found on the banks of a creek lying face-down in a wooded area. → Read More

Why you may soon pay more for Huggies, Scott bathroom tissue and other household essentials

Some household supplies are expected to cost more at the grocery store in the coming months because of market impacts. → Read More

Authorities: Infant rescued from U.S.-Mexico border after smugglers threw child out of raft

Authorities in Texas announced a 6-month-old girl was rescued from the Rio Grande after being thrown out of a raft by smugglers. → Read More

New Jersey gym owner offers free memberships to unvaccinated people

A New Jersey gym owner who gained notoriety for resisting shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic claims he will give away free gym memberships to those who choose not to get a vaccine for the virus. → Read More

Stimulus check calculator estimates how much your payment will be worth

Millions of people will soon receive a new stimulus payment from the federal government, and there is an easy way for recipients to find out how much money they will get. → Read More