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  • MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- The 12th annual Jazz In The Gardens kicks off Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Hard Rock Stadium. Rickey Smiley, Esperanza Spalding, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert and others announced this year's lineup at a press conference Friday. Photo: Mellissa Thomas/Florida National News

Monthly Archives: January 2017

San Francisco Sues President Trump for Unconstitutional Executive Order Targeting Sanctuary Cities

SAN FRANCISCO  — City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his administration for his executive order directing enforcement action against sanctuary cities and threatening to withhold federal funding from these cities. The suit claims that the order is unconstitutional and exceeds the president’s power. “The president’s executive order is not…

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KFC Releases Super Bowl Advertisement Featuring First Appearance Of On-Screen Dueling Colonels

LOUISVILLE, Ky., (KFC) — In celebration of KFC’s monumental return to the forefront of pop culture, today the brand announced its first-ever in-game Super Bowl advertisement. The 15-second advertisement will air in the fourth quarter of the game. Titled Colonel vs. Colonel, the ad features Kentucky Buckets Coach Colonel Rob Riggle and Georgia Gold Colonel Billy Zane…

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Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to 60 Minutes

NEW YORK (CBS) — Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become a special contributor to 60 MINUTES, the #1 news broadcast in television, it was announced today by the news magazine’s executive producer, Jeff Fager. Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News’ legendary Sunday night broadcast this fall. “There…

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President Trump’s First Weekly Address To America

“My fellow Americans, One week ago, our administration assumed the enormous responsibilities that you, the American People, have placed in us. There is much work to do in the days ahead, but I wanted to give you an update on what we have accomplished already. In my first few days as your President, I’ve met…

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Ricky Taylor Clinches Rolex 24, Teammate Jeff Gordon 4th Driver to Win Both Rolex 24 and DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – via Daytona International Speedway // Ricky Taylor won a back-and-forth duel, punctuated by late-race contact, with Filipe Albuquerque and delivered a dramatic–and historic–Rolex 24 At Daytona victory on Sunday to Wayne Taylor Racing. Sunday’s drama, which built over the last several hours as respective Cadillacs DPi Prototypes driven by…

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Writers Guilds Call Muslim Ban “Un-American”; States Solidarity with Iranian Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi

Los Angeles and New York (FNN NEWS) – via WGA // The following is a joint statement from Michael Winship, President, Writers Guild of America East (WGAE), and Howard A. Rodman, President, Writers Guild of America West (WGAW): “It is both unconstitutional and deeply wrong to say that you cannot enter our country because of…

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Congressman Darren Soto Holds Open House for Main District Office in Downtown Kissimmee

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) held an open house for his main district office in downtown Kissimmee Thursday evening. The office at 804 Bryan Street has been open for weeks now. Thursday’s event was a way for the 9th Congressional District’s constituents to meet their new representative. “I am grateful to…

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POLITICS & POWER

Orlando Officials Opens New Police Headquarters

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, City Commissioners and Police Chief John Mina…

Cities Congratulate Dr. Ben Carson on Confirmation as HUD Secretary

WASHINGTON, -- Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Ben Carson as the 16th…

"March 4 Trump" Rally To Take Place In Orlando Saturday

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) – A celebratory peaceful program and march supporting President Donald J.…

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AARP Launches New Health & Wellness Digital Magazine

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) By AAPR -- Take charge of your health with AARP The Magazine's Special Edition Health & Wellness Issue, the only digital health magazine for people ages 50-plus. The issue unveiled today offers inspirational advice and practical tips to help you get fit, eat better and live a…

NSA Knocks Down WH Claim of British Spying

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, is denying that the British intelligence community was ever asked to conduct electronic surveillance on President Donald Trump at the behest…

Florida Prosecutor's Anti-Death Penalty Stand Surprises Many

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida prosecutor who thrust herself into the forefront of the anti-death penalty movement is a political novice who was elected just seven months ago. Aramis Ayala, a Democrat and former public defender and assistant state attorney, surprised many of her own supporters when she announced this…

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Magic Founder Jimmy Hewitt Set Be Inducted Into Orlando Magic's…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Today, the Orlando Magic announed that it will induct Orlando Magic “founding father” Jimmy Hewitt into its Hall of Fame on March 29. Hewitt becomes the sixth inductee into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame. Other inductees are: Nick Anderson, Pat Williams, Shaquille O'Neal, Rich DeVos and Penny Hardaway. Team's Statement Hewitt, an Orlando native, was the architect for…

Orlando Officials Opens New Police Headquarters

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, City Commissioners and Police Chief John Mina opens the $50 million Orlando Police Department headquarters with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the corner of South Street and Orange Blossom Trail in Parramore Wednesday morning. Orlando Police Chief John Mina stands in the 400 seat community room at Orlando Police…

Danny Eslick Wins 3rd Daytona 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN PORTS) – Danny Eslick used a classic slingshot move coming out of NASCAR Turn 4 to pass Cory West on the last lap Saturday and win the DAYTONA 200 motorcycle classic for the third time. Eslick, riding the No. 69 TOBC Racing Yamaha 600, traded the lead repeatedly with West’s No. 13 Trackside Suspension and Engineering Yamaha…

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Enrique Iglesias And Pitbull Live! Sharing The Stage For Co-Headlining…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Two of music's most captivating live performers will share the stage this summer when multi-platinum selling and multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull reunite for a co-headlining tour with CNCO as support, announced today. Adored by fans and critics alike, the celebrated duo and longtime friends…

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