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Daily Archives: April 6, 2017

Murphy: Steve Bannon off NSC is Victory for Democracy

WASHINGTON – (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., today praised the decision to remove White House political advisor Steve Bannon from the National Security Council and its Principals Committee, declaring the move a victory for democracy. Murphy’s first bill in Congress, introduced in February, was to protect the National Security…

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Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger and Alex Morgan Named 2017 Orlando Pride Allocations

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) — The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the official list of U.S. Women’s National Team allocated players for the 2017 season. The Orlando Pride will continue with its three allocated players: goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris, defender Ali Krieger and forward Alex Morgan. Harris, 31, will be allocated for her second…

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Congressional Black Caucus Institute Scholarship Named in Honor of Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney of the Charleston Nine

Washington, DC – Last week the Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute (“The Institute”) honored the memory and legacy of one of the “Charleston Nine,” The Honorable Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney.  The Institute established the annual “Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney Legacy Builder Scholarship” for their Political Leadership Training “Boot Camp.” This historic scholarship…

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Orange County Trump Republican Club Launched

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – As of April 6, 2017, members of the Orange County for Trump campaign have launched the Orange County (FL) Trump Republican Club under a charter approved by Blaise Ingoglia, Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Locally, Orange County Republican Party Chairman Lew Oliver and Orange County State Committeeman Paul…

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Local Resident Funds Belle Isle Police Station Renovations

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — A ribbon cutting and reopening of the Belle Isle Police Station took place Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in the City of Belle Isle. The entire project was privately funded and managed by Belle Isle resident, community partner and philanthropist Christopher M. Comins. “We are very grateful for Mr. Comins’ generous donation…

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Congress passes legislation requiring NOAA to keep a backup fleet of hurricane hunter aircraft

WASHINGTON, D.C.- (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) is pleased to announce the passage of legislation that will add two additional Hurricane Hunter aircraft to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) fleet. The provision was included in the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017. Congressman Soto worked closely with Senator Bill Nelson to include…

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POLITICS & POWER

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes to Discuss "Shattered: Inside Hillary…

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) -- During Hillary Clinton's 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate…

Supervisor Daisy Morales' Annual Earth Day Tour Takes 40 Pine…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales will…

U.S. NEWS

Research: Teachers Value Independent Reading Time, but Only 36% Can…

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) -- Today, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, released the new Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy, which reveals that the overwhelming majority of educators agree that "students should have time during the school day to read a book of…

Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Oscar®-winning actor Ben Affleck, Pixar filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, AutFest founder Matt Asner and several filmmakers were honored yesterday for their filmmaking contributions to autism awareness "from spectrum to screen" at the 1st Annual AutFest International Film Festival (April 22-23) in Orange, California. Seven-time Emmy® winner and…

It's In Our Hands - Safety Week 2017

CHICAGO, JACKSONVILLE, Fla., LOS ANGELES, and TORONTO, (FNN NEWS) -- Our communities come to life through the hands of construction crews. Men and women spend hours making the places we live, work and play better. On May 1-5 we are celebrating their work and our shared commitment to jobsite safety as…

ORLANDO

Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party at Winter…

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party celebration for Festival ticket and pass holders at the Winter Park Village, Saturday evening. Participants received free drinks and appetizers from select Winter Park Village restaurants and also enjoy live entertainment. Participating vendors include Another Broken Egg Café, Crispers, Brio Tuscan Grille, Firefly Kitchen and Bar, Mitchell’s…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Orange Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales held her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour by taking students from the Pine Hills community on an environmental adventure at the historic 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens Wednesday morning. Supervisor Morales…

Supervisor Daisy Morales' Annual Earth Day Tour Takes 40 Pine…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales will host her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour at the historic Harry P. Leu Gardens, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. This year’s Earth Day tour takes 40 students attending a Pine Hills school outside of the classroom for an environmental adventure of Leu Gardens. The…

MIAMI

Lynn University to break ground on $35 million university center

BOCA RATON, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -  Lynn University will break ground Thursday, April 20, on the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The 11 a.m. ceremony will take place at the heart of campus and will feature guest speakers, food and drink, a unique photo opportunity, virtual reality renderings, and remarks from the namesake donor, Christine…

Famed Miami Doctor Rudy Moise Donates $2,500 To Former Haitian…

MIAMI, Fla (FNN NEWS) -- Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held a news conference to announce the upcoming 2nd Annual GEM Gala and discuss the Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation's extraordinary humanitarian work in Haiti. The event was held on Wednesday night at The Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) [caption id="attachment_13742" align="alignnone"…

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