All lanes now open in south Brevard, north Indian River after fatal crash

UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: Northbound lanes are now open. All lanes are open to traffic on I-95 in south Brevard, north Indian River County.

UPDATE 7:30 p.m.: Southbound lanes are now open on I-95, but northbound lanes remain closed at Fellsmere Road in north Indian River County..

Original story:

One person is dead in a vehicle crash in southern Brevard County that forced authorities in two counties to block both directions of Interstate 95 Wednesday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

As of 6:45 p.m., authorities continued to block southbound traffic at Malabar Road in Palm Bay and northbound traffic at County Road 512 in Indian River County.

The crash happened south of Micco Road on northbound I-95 about 3:35 p.m., FHP said. It involved a tanker truck hauling hydrogen peroxide, troopers said.

The tanker was traveling southbound on I-95 when the tread separated from one of the tires, according to an accident report. The driver of the truck lost control and struck a southbound SUV, sending both vehicles into the median and over the center guardrail into the northbound lanes.

The tanker overturned in the crash and caught fire.

The driver of the tanker died on scene and two people were transported to Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, FHP Sgt. Kim Montes said.

Brevard County Fire Rescue said the hydrogen peroxide tanker was not full.

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Florida may share voter information with other states

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could start sharing voter information to make sure people aren’t registered in other states under a bill approved by the Florida House.

The House on Wednesday unanimously approved the bill. The measure sponsored by Rep. Ross Spano would allow the Department of State to share voter information with other states provided that the effort is not controlled by the federal government. It also allows Florida to share driver’s license information with other states.

Currently there is a partnership between 22 states and the District of Columbia to share information.

President Donald Trump has made an issue of people who are registered to vote in more than one state, using it as one of the bedrocks of his overall contention that voter fraud is rampant in the U.S.

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Movement to open Florida’s primary-election system faces test

With three letters, NPA, on his voter registration card, Steve Hough has only one way to have a say during Florida’s primary elections: Claim he’s a Republican or Democrat.

“I’ve always been an independent,” said Hough, a Panama City resident. “I can always go down to the Supervisor of Elections Office and check a box 29 days prior (to a primary), then after voting change it back. I don’t see the reason why we have to do this.”

More than 3 million Floridians did not participate in the primary elections of 2016 because they are part of the growing number of “no-party affiliation voters,” those who choose not to be associated with either of the two major parties. Where many states have opened up primary elections to voters like Hough, Florida’s remains closed.

An effort to change that passed a critical test last week and faces another Thursday.

The Florida Constitution Revision Commission, a body of 37 appointees that meets once every 20 years to sift through proposed changes to the state’s guiding document, has committees sorting through hundreds of proposals.

One, Proposal 62, would ask voters in November whether they would like primaries to remain closed to those registered either as Republicans or Democrats, or to open the process in a way similar to how California and the state of Washington handle primaries: All candidates appear on a primary ballot that goes before all voters, with the top two finishers — regardless of party — ending up in the general election.

Proposed by Commissioner William Schifino, a Republican from Tampa, the “top-two open primary” concept passed the Ethics and Elections Committee last week by a 6-3 margin, giving hope to backers like Hough that the concept might actually fly. But it faces another vote Thursday before the General Provisions Committee before going to the full commission later this year.

Hough, whose involvement in the open-primary movement led last year to him taking over as director of Florida Fair and Open Primaries, a grassroots group, said nearly 10,000 people have signed a petition in support of the change, while many have testified and written letters of support as the commission has held hearings and meetings for much of the past year.

April Chick, a registered Democrat from Palm Coast, moved back to Florida, her home state, after living in California for about 15 years. She’s voted under the top-two system and believes it works better because it forces candidates to appeal to a wider group of voters and flies in the face of the polarization of the two parties.

“It just engages a lot more voters in the system … ” she said. “It brings a lot more participation and more diversity and competition, which is healthy for democracy.”

Florida’s primary in 2016 produced 24 percent voter turnout. Both Washington and California saw 35 percent that year.

One of the emerging issues in Florida is the rise of the NPA. In 1995, only about 10 percent of voters in Florida were unaffiliated with either of the two major parties. In 2018, that figure has grown to nearly 27 percent statewide, while it’s an even greater share, 30 percent, in Volusia County.

Young voters are far more unlikely than their parents and grandparents to register as Democrats or Republicans.

“If this commission does not address this issue now, where will we be in 20 years? How many millions of voters will be shut out of the process?” said Glenn Burhans Jr., a Tallahassee-based elections law attorney who testified in support of the change last week.

Just nine states still have closed primaries, he said.

But there remain doubts as to whether the proposal will make it to voters in November. “I’m not holding my breath,” Burhans said.

Count Tony Ledbetter, chairman of the Volusia County Republican Executive Committee, among the skeptics.

“It’s a 1,000-percent bad idea,” Ledbetter said. “It’s the worst thing that could ever happen to the republic of the United States of America.”

Volusia County Democratic Party Chairwoman Jewel Dickson said her party simply prefers to select its own candidate.

Ledbetter added Florida’s two-party system is unlikely to change anytime soon.

“I don’t think it has a snowball’s chance in hell of passing,” he said. ”(If it does,) the Republican Party I guarantee will raise as much money as necessary to defeat it at the ballot box.”

Hough, though, argues that the proposal would allow political parties to recommend and endorse candidates before the primary, even with a notation on the ballot for voters.

“Our response is these are publicly funded primaries that lock out 3.4 million unaffiliated voters,” Hough said. But he acknowledges the proposal is “a radical change.”

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She Said Vince McMahon Sexually Assaulted Her in a Tanning Booth. Police Found ‘Probable Cause.’ Prosecutors Shrugged.


She said the wrestling and future XFL magnate told her after she got away that “he was only trying to have some fun.” Then a Florida prosecutor decided not to press charges.

On a Saturday afternoon in January of 2006, a young woman walked into a Papa John’s pizza restaurant at the end of a Boca Raton strip mall and asked for help. The woman, who worked at a tanning salon a few doors down, was in tears. A man had just tried to “attack and rape her” at the salon, she told an employee of the pizza joint.

That man was later identified as Vince McMahon, chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment. The Boca Raton police believed they had enough evidence to file an arrest warrant against McMahon for misdemeanor simple battery after the tanning salon employee accused him of groping her and trying to kiss her, according to a police report reviewed by The Daily Beast.

The allegation against McMahon was covered at the time by local media and in an Associated Press report. Some of the details about the alleged crime were included in the reports, but press attention dissipated after McMahon was not criminally charged, with prosecutors citing a lack of independent evidence to charge him.

McMahon, who was married to wife Linda, now the chief of the Small Business Administration for President Donald Trump, strongly denied the allegation at the time. He did not respond to requests for comment for this article.

In announcing this week his plan for a new XFL, McMahon declared that “the quality of the human being is very important. Just as important as the quality of the player.” In his football league, he continued, “you want someone who does not have any criminality whatsoever associated with them. Even if you have a DUI, you will not play in the XFL.”

A handful of 2006 press reports remain online (Woman, 22, Says McMahon Tried Too Many Moves), but many others have disappeared or can only be found on forums where they appear to have been pasted without permission.

McMahon’s accuser, who was 22 at the time, walked into the Boca Raton Police Department on Jan. 29, 2006 and told officer T.E. Baker that she had been groped by McMahon at the tanning salon the previous day.

The woman told Baker that then 60-year-old McMahon walked into Tanzabar at about 5 p.m. and bought 20 minutes of tanning in bed No. 3.

Before he got on the bed, McMahon asked the woman to take a photo of him with his phone so he could send it to his girlfriend in New York, she told police. When she handed the phone back to him, he began showing her nude and semi-nude photos of himself that were on it, she said. She then asked him to stop and said it was inappropriate behavior, according to the documents.

McMahon then tanned for 20 minutes and chatted with the salon attendant and another customer after he was done.

She then went to clean a tanning bed, but McMahon followed her into the room and shut the door behind him, she told police. There were no surveillance cameras in the tanning rooms at Tanzabar, which is now permanently closed.

Then, according to the documents: McMahon grabbed her and tried to kiss her. She said she put both of her hands on his chest and tried to push him away. McMahon continued to grab her, touching her waist and butt and attempting to lift up her button-down shirt while rubbing her breasts with the back side of his arms, she told police.

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She said he managed to work her shirt up a few inches above her waist, but she pushed him off and got out of the tanning room. McMahon, she told police, then said “that he was only trying to have some fun.”

Advances rejected, she said McMahon left the salon and got into his parked Hummer. He then waited in the parking lot for 20 minutes, she told police.

That’s when she broke down in tears and walked to the Papa John’s to get help, according to the documents. She also called Tanzabar’s manager at the time, Caroline Clear.

Clear said the woman started to cry on the phone as she told her that an “older gentlemen followed me into a room and tried to kiss me.”

The attendant asked Clear if she should call the police, but Clear urged her not to and told her she was coming to the salon. When she arrived, she saw a man sitting in a black Hummer in the parking lot and a Papa John’s employee in the salon, she told police.

McMahon’s accuser then showed Clear how she used her hands to push him off of her and said this happens to her “all the time,” according to the documents.

Later, the Papa John’s employee, William Wells, and the other salon customer that McMahon had chatted with that day were able to pick him out of a photo lineup. McMahon’s accuser, however, could not identify the wrestling chief as her attacker, the documents show.

Clear said in a recent phone call that she does not remember specifics from that day and noted it was a part-time job she held while she was in college. Attempts to reach Wells were not successful.

An attorney for McMahon sent a letter to police at the time that said he denies any allegations of personal wrongdoing in regards to the salon employee.

The police report, which redacts the victim’s name, states that “___ delayed reporting the incident after speaking to her store managers and owners. The managers and owners did not want ____ to report to the incident to the police. ____ advised her parents of the incident and after speaking to them felt that the incident should be reported to the police. ____ does want to prosecute.”

The report concludes: “There is probable cause to believe that Vincent McMahon did actually and intentionally touch against the will of ____, contrary to Florida Statute 784.03 (1).”

The case was marked “cleared by warrant” after the police turned it over to prosecutors. That designation means police have established probable cause for a person’s arrest and are seeking the State Attorney’s Office to accept the case and issue an arrest warrant, a spokeswoman for the Boca Raton Police Department said.

But, probable cause for the police department was not enough for the State Attorney to bring charges against McMahon.

“The filing standard for the state is above and beyond a reasonable doubt,” Mike Edmondson, a spokesperson for the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office said. “Prosecutors have to file at a higher standard, which is proof above a reasonable doubt. It’s a much different standard than probable cause.”

Allegations like the one made against McMahon, Edmondson continued, are often difficult to prosecute because of a lack of witnesses and physical evidence.

“A misdemeanor that is not done in the presence of a law enforcement officer in Florida generally is not a prosecutable case unless there is a independent witnesses and or physical evidence as in photos — that kind of thing,” he said.

Thus, State v. Vincent K. McMahon, case number 2006WA001381A99, was not pursued by prosecutors and was marked a “no-file case” by the State Attorney’s Office.

The police report notes the case’s status as “EXCEPTIONALLY CLEARED” and the State Attorney records are gone now, in accordance with Florida state law. “All 2006 intake no files were destroyed 01/29/09,” they wrote in a statement.

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A ‘Blue’ Florida? There Are No Quick Demographic Fixes for Democrats

Democrats could be forgiven for dreaming about a “blue” Florida. It is diversifying as fast as Texas or Arizona, and the demographic composition of its electorate may be poised to shift even faster than anticipated.

As many as 300,000 people have fled to Florida from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. And a ballot initiative this November could return the vote to the state’s estimated 1.5 million discharged felons. At first glance, either tally of these two Democratic-leaning groups would seem to dwarf Donald J. Trump’s 113,000-vote margin of victory in the state in 2016.

But the reality for Democrats is that neither development is likely to fundamentally alter Florida’s political character heading into the 2020 election.

The main reason? The electoral effect dwindles after accounting for the relatively low turnout rates among these groups. More generally, even big demographic shifts that seem to favor Democrats could easily be swamped by other demographic shifts that do the opposite.


Of the two major shifts — assuming the ballot measure clears the 60 percent approval required, and that’s hardly a sure thing — the influx of Puerto Ricans is probably less likely to have a major effect. That’s even if you accept the high-end estimate of 300,000 new residents (and some university professors have questioned that total).

To start, exclude the roughly 75,000 children out of that 300,000 figure, based on the 24 percent of Puerto Ricans who were younger than 18 in the 2010 census. Then consider how many eligible adults will actually register to vote. Let’s generously assume that 57 percent will register by 2020, the same share for Hispanic adult citizens nationwide, according to the 2016 census Current Population Survey. That would mean around 130,000 newly registered voters, not all of whom will vote.

According to Daniel Smith, a professor of political science at the University of Florida, about 62 percent of Florida’s registered Puerto Ricans voted in 2016, a lower percentage than that of other Hispanic groups in Florida. That would mean around 80,000 votes, and not all of those voters will support Democrats. Even if Democrats won them by a big margin, 75 percent to 25 percent, for example, they would still net only around 40,000 votes.

Holding everything else constant, a net gain of 40,000 voters would have cut Mr. Trump’s margin of victory to 0.8 points from 1.2 points. That could well be crucial in a close election — ask Al Gore — but a 0.4-point shift would not require a real re-evaluation of Florida’s politics, or come close to meriting a declaration that it was shifting “blue.”

Certainly, no one would be discussing Florida vastly differently if Mr. Trump had won it by 0 .8 points instead of 1.2 points.

The re-enfranchisement of most former felons in the state is potentially much more significant. And while there’s considerable evidence that ex-convicts have a low turnout rate, they don’t need to have a very high turnout rate to make a difference if there’s roughly 1.5 million of them.

Florida is one of a few states with a permanent voting ban for people with felony convictions, a policy that goes back to the Jim Crow era. A discharged felon can apply individually for clemency to the governor, but Florida’s rules are restrictive. The ballot initiative would automatically allow felons to vote once they completed their sentences, except those convicted of murder or a felony sexual offense.

Ex-convicts tend to have very low educational attainment, and they tend to be young and nonwhite, with low incomes — all factors that correlate with a low turnout. The ex-convict turnout rate might not be expected to be much higher than 30 percent, based strictly on demographic characteristics.

There’s evidence the actual turnout rate among this group is even lower. Over the last decade, several studies have matched discharged felons to voter registration files in the states where they’re permitted to vote. Most studies find that around 20 percent of them turn out in battleground states in presidential elections.

Many of these studies were conducted with data from the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, when black and youth turnout were particularly high and Democratic registration rates were particularly high as well. On the other hand, these studies were of recently discharged felons, who might be less likely to register and vote than the broader felon population.

A 20 percent turnout rate is pretty low, but it could produce a meaningful effect over 1.5 million newly eligible voters. It would mean 300,000 new voters — more than three times the estimated number of new Puerto Rican voters.

The same studies indicate that felons were highly likely to register as Democrats (African-Americans, a strong voting bloc for Democrats, are a disproportionate share of the disenfranchised.) That would probably be enough to cover Mr. Trump’s 113,0000-vote margin of victory from 2016, and perhaps quite a bit more.

But it probably wouldn’t mean a significant and durable edge for Democrats. Just ask Hillary Clinton, who inherited a 90,000-vote advantage from Barack Obama in the 2012 Florida election — President Obama defeated Mitt Romney, 50 percent to 49.1 percent — and seemed to benefit from four years of demographic shifts, including an influx of Puerto Rican voters, and still lost the state by more than 100,000 votes.

One reason is the overlooked influx of fairly conservative white voters. Florida has long been a retirement destination, and its above-average number of high-turnout older white voters have both trended toward the Republicans and helped counter other demographic shifts.

The Villages, Fla., was the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States in 2016; it voted for Mr. Trump by 39 points. Over all, 10 of the 25 fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States were in Florida in 2016, and all except Orlando-Kissimmee — where there has been considerable Puerto Rican immigration — supported Mr. Trump in 2016.

In 2017, newly registered Floridians registered as Republicans by a margin of 29 percent to 27 percent over Democrats, according to data from L2, a nonpartisan election data vendor. That’s despite the uptick in Hispanic registration after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 (Hispanic voters represented 22 percent of registrants in the two months before Maria, and 29 percent in the two months after). White voters over age 50 registered as Republicans by a margin of 45 percent to 21 percent.

Another reason: Seemingly big demographic changes can easily be swamped by even slight shifts among the rest of the electorate. If President Trump were to gain another percentage point among white working-class voters, for instance, that could be enough to overcome the combined effect of both new Puerto Rican residents and felon re-enfranchisement. Persuading a voter to switch sides is twice as helpful as turning out a new one: Persuasion both takes away a voter from your opponent and gives you one. Adding a new voter does only the latter.

Over the last two decades, Florida has been the closest state in the country in presidential elections. That may change one day. But if it does, it probably won’t be because of a single, modest demographic shift, like felon re-enfranchisement or an influx of Puerto Rican voters. Florida is the nation’s third-most populous state. It takes a lot to move the needle.

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A Chrysler Imperial That’s an Emblem of the Roaring ’20s

Joe Wortley, 75, a semi-retired entrepreneur and C.P.A. from Boca Raton, Fla., on his 1929 Jack Dempsey Chrysler Imperial Roadster, as told to A.J. Baime.

I am a collector of things that may seem odd to some, but they have meaning to me. I own an Apollo 13 mock-up that was used in the Tom Hanks movie “Apollo 13,” a 19th-century pipe organ that is bigger than a car and a nearly full-scale re-creation of Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis airplane. My most noteworthy car is a Chrysler that once belonged to Jack Dempsey, the world heavyweight boxing champion for much of the 1920s.

I bought the car in 2001 from the late Tom Lester, founder of the Lester Tire Co. who was also a master car restorer. After he restored the vehicle in the 1970s, it won a first-place award at a Classic Car Club of America national competition.

‘It is a fine driving car,’ Mr. Wortley says. ‘It rides beautifully at 60 mph.’
Joe Wortley with his 1929 Chrysler Imperial, which once belonged to Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxing champion for much of the 1920s.
The Imperial was Chrysler’s high-end offering, introduced in the 1920s to compete with Cadillac and Lincoln. According to a Wall Street Journal article from Dec. 6, 1928, the price ranged from $2,675 to $3,475—a lot of money at the time.

Turning those front wheels requires some muscle, says Mr. Wortley. This car has no power steering.<br>

The hood ornament exemplifies Roaring ’20s luxury. When this Chrysler was built, the company was also building the now-famous Chrysler Building on Lexington Avenue—for a time, the tallest building in the world.<br>
The whitewall tires are from the Lester Tire Co., which was founded by the car’s previous owner, the late Tom Lester.
Another view of the Jack Dempsey Chrysler. Mr. Wortley says when he was a child, around 1950, he met Mr. Dempsey at Jack Dempsey’s, a famous New York restaurant. ‘He was larger than life,’ Mr. Wortley says.

The interior is original, according to Mr. Wortley, who calls himself a ‘custodian’ of this car. ‘I want to keep it in great shape,’ he says.<br>
A close-up of the Chrysler Imperial badge. Chrysler continued to sell cars called Imperial into the 1990s.
The rear of the car, with its sparkling chrome.
The car has a rumble seat in the back.<br>
A door opens to allow easy access to the rumble seat.
The car’s original straight-six engine.
Joe Wortley with his 1929 Chrysler Imperial, which once belonged to Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxing champion for much of the 1920s.
Andriana Mereuta for The Wall Street Journal
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Mr. Lester told me that the car had belonged to Mr. Dempsey. A friend of mine who worked at Chrysler confirmed this fact and sent me a photo he said showed the boxer picking up the car at the Chrysler factory. A quick Google search turns up this same photo. (The car was all black at the time.)

People today don’t realize how revered the sports stars of the 1920s were. Babe Ruth, the tennis player Bill Tilden, Mr. Dempsey—these people were unbelievably famous.

The vehicle is interesting for other reasons as well. It was built at a time when Chrysler was still run by its founder—Walter Chrysler—and it is a 1929 model, which means it is emblematic of Roaring 1920s extravagance, right before the stock market crashed. The Imperial was Chrysler’s high-end vehicle, the company’s answer to Cadillac and Lincoln.

As was custom with some high-end cars at the time, the car company would build the mechanical vehicle and a “coach builder” would construct the body, which meant that many of these car bodies were hand-built and unique. My car’s body was made by a company called Locke, which also made bodies for Rolls-Royce.

The car has its original six-cylinder engine, just over 5.0-liters. I like to drive it around town. It can be hard to steer (there is no power steering) and parking a car like this in Boca Raton can be quite a project. But the car always draws a crowd, just like Jack Dempsey did back in the day.

‘The car always draws a crowd,’ Mr. Wortley says, ‘just like Jack Dempsey did back in the day.’
‘The car always draws a crowd,’ Mr. Wortley says, ‘just like Jack Dempsey did back in the day.’ Photo: Andriana Mereuta for The Wall Street Journal
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Toys R Us to close 180 stores across the US

one-fifth of its U.S. store fleet, in a bid to restructure the company and emerge from bankruptcy protection.

The closures still need court approval, documents show, but management is planning to shut the locations beginning in early February and running through mid-April. (See below for a complete list of those locations set to close.)

“The reinvention of our brands requires that we make tough decisions about our priorities and focus,” Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Brandon wrote Tuesday in a memo to customers. “The actions we are taking are necessary to give us the best chance to emerge from our bankruptcy proceedings as a more viable and competitive company.”

The Wayne, New Jersey-based retailer added that a number of its existing locations will be co-branded as Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores.

Just four months ago and before the holiday shopping season, Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy protection as its sales were waning and debt was piling up. The toy chain faces increased competition from the likes of Amazon, Walmart and Target, and it’s struggled meeting consumers’ needs online.

Toys R Us has said it’s focused on improving the in-store and online shopping experience and is also planning to revamp its loyalty program to appeal to more consumers.

The president of Toys R Us Canada, Melanie Teed-Murch, said in a separate memo that the 83 locations in Canada won’t be impacted by Tuesday’s news.

In Canada, Toys R Us “will be taking additional steps to improve the overall customer omnichannel experience with compelling promotions, continued improvements to mobile and digital marketing and enhancements to our baby registry and loyalty programs,” Teed-Murch explained.

Some analysts have already speculated that Target is positioned to be the biggest winner as Toys R Us closes some of its U.S. stores, considering the big-box retailer’s proximity to the toy chain’s locations.

Out of Toys R Us’ roughly 880 store fleet in the U.S., 183 stores (including those under the Babies R Us nameplate) have at least one other Toys R Us store within a 15-minute drive, UBS wrote in a note to clients in December. Analysts Arpine Kocharyan and Michael Lasser said they believed the company would close these “cannibalized” locations before any others.

Here’s a list of the Toys R Us stores set to close in the U.S.:


2600 McFarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa AL

335 Summit Blvd., Birmingham AL


801 W. 32nd Street, Yuma AZ

12801 North Tatum Blvd., Paradise Valley AZ

9139 Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale AZ

4619 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson AZ

7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Scottsdale AZ

US 60 and Signal Butte Rd., Mesa AZ


2616 S. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock AR

5609-E Rogers Ave., Fort Smith AR


42500 Jackson St., Indio CA

1189 Simi Town Ctr. Way, Simi Valley CA

26573 Carl Boyer Dr., Santa Clarita CA

960 Lakes Dr., Covina CA

1600 S. Azusa Ave., Puente Hills CA

2575 E. Imperial Highway, Brea CA

530 Westminster Mall, Westminster CA

20120 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance CA

2550 Canyon Springs Pkwy S., Riverside CA

700 “A” Onstott Rd., Yuba City CA

2785 E. Bidwell St., Folsom CA

1330 Fitzgerald, Pinole CA

4505 Century Blvd., Pittsburg CA

600 Francisco Blvd., San Rafael CA

5461 Lone Tree Way, Brentwood CA

1400 Gateway Blvd., Fairfield CA

3938 Horton, Emeryville CA

2179 Monterey Hwy., E. San Jose CA

865 Blossom Hill Rd., San Jose / Almade CA

3520 W. Shaw Ave., Fresno CA

31250 Court House Dr., Union City CA

10640 Trinity Pkwy., Stockton CA

3900 Bristol Street, Santa Ana CA

3665 Grand Oaks, Corona CA

1240 W. Morena Blvd., Mission Bay CA

8181 Mira Mesa Blvd., Mira Mesa CA

1990 University Drive, Vista CA


1150 S. Ironton, Aurora CO


376 North Universal Drive, North Haven CT

275 Union St., Waterbury CT

3491 Berlin Turnpike, Newington CT

169 Hale Road, Manchester CT


1061 N. Dupont Highway, Dover DE


1625 Apalachee Pkwy., Tallahassee FL

1900 Tyrone Blvd., St. Petersburg FL

3908 West Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa FL

6001 Argyle Forest Blvd., Orange Park FL

Spring 708 West State Rd. 436, Altamonte FL

21697 State Road #7, Boca Raton FL

10732 SW Village Pkwy., Port St. Lucie FL

450 South SR 7, Royal Palm Beach FL

2601 W.Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee FL

6001 West Sample Road, Coral Springs FL

3214 N John Young Pkwy., Kissimmee FL


2601 Dawson Rd., Albany GA

2955 Cobb Parkway, Smyrna GA

6380 No. Point Parkway, Alpharetta GA

1155 Mt. Vernon Hwy., Dunwoody GA

6875 Douglas Boulevard, Douglasville GA

8160 Mall Parkway, Conyers GA

221 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan GA

132 Pavilion Parkway, Fayetteville GA


3928 E 82nd Street, Indianapolis IN

8800 US 31 South, Greenwood IN


1211 E. Army Post Rd., S. Des Moines IA

8801 University Ave., Des Moines IA


1610 Deerfield Rd., Highland Park IL

16 East Golf Rd., Schaumburg IL

295 Center Drive, Vernon Hills IL

5001 Lincoln Highway, Matteson IL

6420 W. Fullerton, Bricktown IL

7750 South Cicero Avenue, Burbank IL

5660 Touhy Avenue, Niles IL


4646 W. Kellogg, Wichita KS

8500 W 135th Street, Overland Park KS


4900 Shelbyville Rd., St. Mathews KY

1155 Buck Creek Rd., Simpsonville KY

1965 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington KY


137 Northshore Blvd., Slidell LA


6 Bangor Mall Blvd., Bangor ME

200 Running Hill Road, Portland ME


8401 Mike Shapiro Drive, Clinton MD


302 Providence, Dedham MA

70 Worcester Providence Tpk/Rt. 146, Millbury MA

50 Holyoke Street, Holyoke MA

217 Hartford Ave., Bellingham MA

6110 Shops Way, Northborough MA

Shoppers World Plaza, 1 Worcester Road, Framingham MA


5363 Harvey Street, Muskegon MI

2620 Crossing Circle, Traverse City MI

5900 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing MI

4923 28th Street South East, Grand Rapids MI

3725 Carpenter Road, Ann Arbor MI

3725 Washtenaw, Ann Arbor MI


14100 Wayzata Blvd., Minnetonka MN

170 89th Ave., Blaine MN

8236 Tamarack Village, Woodbury MN

900 West 78th Street South, Richfield MN


1003 Bonita Lakes Circle, Meridian MS

200 Bass Pro Dr., Pearl MS


1901 Bernadette, Columbia MO

201 Silver Springs Rd., Cape Girardeau MO

5590 St. Louis Mills Blvd., Bridgeton MO

220 THF Blvd., Chesterfield MO


3505 S. 140th Plaza, Omaha NE


2150 North Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas NV

7020 Arroyo Crossing Parkway, Spring Valley NV

New Mexico

45 Hotel Circle, Albuquerque NM

North Carolina

801 Fairview Road, Asheville NC

7001 Fayetteville Road, Durham NC

3300 Westgate Drive, Durham NC

New Hampshire

29 Gusabel Avenue, Nashua NH

New Jersey

1280 Rt. 22 & St. James Ave., Phillipsburg NJ

137 Route 35, Eatontown NJ

100 Promenade Blvd., Bridgewater NJ

2700 Route 22 East., Union NJ

909 US Hwy 1 South., North Brunswick NJ

Rt. 541 & Cadillac Road, Burlington NJ

2135 Route 38, Cherry Hill NJ

7 Wayne Hills Mall, Wayne NJ

545 Route 17 South, Paramus NJ

98 Route 10 West., East Hanover NJ

Kids World 900 Center Drive, Elizabeth NJ

50 International Drive South, Mt. Olive NJ

New York

139-19 20th Ave., College Point NY

24-30 Union Square E, Union Square NY

5181 Sunrise Hwy., Sayville NY

5214 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa NY

2335 Marketplace Drive, Henrietta NY

1569 Niagara Falls Blvd., Buffalo NY

401 Frank Sottile Boulevard, Kingston NY

708 Upper Glen St., Glens Falls NY

221 Wade Road Extension, Latham NY

2700 Central Park Ave., Yonkers NY

66 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village NY

1350 Corporate Drive, Westbury NY

108 Veterans Memorial Highway, Commack NY

461 Lycoming Mall Cir, Williamsport NY

1530 Ridge Rd. West, Greece NY


6251 Glenway Ave., Western Hills OH

2661 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton OH

7841 Mentor Ave., Mentor OH

3610 West Dublin-Granville Rd., Dublin OH


1119 SE 66th St., Oklahoma City OK

560 Ed Noble Pkwy., Norman OK


100 Welsh Road, Horsham PA

6680 Peach St., Erie PA

3700 William Penn Highway, Monroeville PA

104 Bartlett Ave., Exton PA

2003 Cheryl Dr., Ross Park Mall PA

301 Oakspring Road, Washington PA

18/Valley View Dr., Beaver Valley Route PA

Rhode Island

300 Quaker Lane, Warwick RI

South Carolina

254 Harbison Boulevard, Columbia SC

South Dakota

450 E. Disk Drive, Rapid City SD


7676 Polo Ground Blvd., Memphis TN

5731 Nolensville Rd., Nashville TN


801 Mesa Hills Dr., West El Paso TX

9730 Katy Freeway, Houston TX

170 E. Stacy Road, Allen TX

7730 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX

420 E. Round Grove Rd., Lewisville TX

13710 Dallas Parkway, Dallas Galleria TX

1309 W. Pipeline Rd., Hurst TX

5800 Overton Ridge Blvd., Hulen TX


4042 Riverdale Rd., Ogden UT

1122 Fort Union Boulevard, Midvale UT


14173 Crossing Place, Potomac Mills VA

12153 Jefferson Ave., Newport News VA


3567 N.W. Randall Way, Silverdale WA

1325A S.E. Everett Mall Parkway, Everett WA

6104 N. Division Street, Spokane WA


18550 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield WI

2161 Zeier Road, Madison WI

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