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Daytona International Speedway to Deliver One of the Largest Fireworks Shows in the Southeast At The Coke Zero Sugar 400

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 20, 2018) – When the checkered flag waves on the 60th Coke Zero Sugar 400 on Saturday, July 7, Daytona International Speedway will light up the sky above the 2.5-mile tri-oval with one of the largest fireworks shows in the Southeast. A tradition that began with the inaugural nighttime running of the Monster Energy…

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Lincoln Partners with Superstar NE-YO for Music Series Featuring All-New Lincoln Navigator

DEARBORN, Mich. — The Lincoln Motor Company has launched the next chapter in its Lincoln First Listen music series featuring singer, songwriter and multiple GRAMMY® award winner NE-YO. This sixth installment features the Revel sound system in the luxurious setting of the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator as NE-YO discusses the inspiration for his new song “Good Man.”Continue reading Lincoln…

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Hundreds of Automotive Scholarships to be Awarded: Apply by March 31

BETHESDA, Md., (FNN NEWS) — The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is now accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.automotivescholarships.com. The application deadline is March 31, 2018. Interested candidates can view a wide array of scholarship opportunities, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, available from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and more than 30 industry organizations. Hundreds…

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Start Your Engines: America’s Automotive Trust Reveals Vehicle Lineup for The Drive Home III: Driving The Future

DETROIT (FNN NEWS) – America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) and the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) have announced its starting lineup for “The Drive Home III: Driving The Future” (TDH III). Beginning Jan. 3, the 10-day road vintage car rally will begin the journey from Boca Raton to Detroit for the opening of NAIAS. Previous…

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GAC Motor Delivers 380 Vehicles as Official Service Car Provider for Fortune Global Forum 2017

GUANGZHOU, China (FNN NEWS) /GAC Motor/ — GAC Motor, China’s fast-growing automaker, has been named the official service car provider for the Fortune Global Forum 2017 (“The Forum”) being held in Guangzhou, China, and is providing 380 cars including its GA8 sedan, GS8 SUV and GM8 MPV for the event, demonstrating the innovative achievements of Chinese manufacturing industries…

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, to Keynote 2018 AutoMobili-D

DETROIT (FNN NEWS) – The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will keynote the kickoff of AutoMobili-D, an exposition showcasing a global ecosystem of mobility-focused companies and organizations. “We are honored to have Secretary Chao keynote AutoMobili-D, the agenda that DOT has set under her leadership…

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BlackBerry Executive Chairman & CEO to Deliver Keynote and Product Debut at 2018 AutoMobili-D

DETROIT, (FNN NEWS) — The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that BlackBerry Executive Chairman & CEO, John Chen, will deliver a keynote at AutoMobili-D.  Chen will deliver his company’s announcement at 2:10 – 3:05 p.m. ET, Monday January 15, in Cobo Center’s Atrium. “Cybersecurity is a topic of extreme importance as the vehicles of tomorrow…

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Daytona International Speedway Hosting Hiring Events for Speedweeks 2018 and DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  (FNN NEWS) – Source: Daytona International Speedway // Daytona International Speedway and Americrown Service Corporation will be hosting hiring events for those interested in being a part of the work force during Speedweeks 2018 events, including the 56th Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and the 60th annual DAYTONA 500. Guest Services Fan Crew hiring events…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

Spain Foreign Minister: Trump Urged Spain to 'Build a Wall' Across Sahara

MADRID, Spain (BBC News) - President Trump recommended building a wall across the Sahara to…

Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax…

Korean Leaders Meet in Pyongyang for Potentially Tough Talks

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with…

Trump Campaign Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

New York, NY – In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, Steve Cortes, a member of…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Chris King, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy Address Moms For Gillum At Orlando Rally

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Kristen King, wife of Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor Chris King, U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie…

Kissimmee City Commission Runoff Candidate Andrew Jeng Issues Statement on Hurricane Maria Anniversary

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Andrew Jeng, who secured a historic runoff spot for Kissimmee City Commission, Seat…

On the One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Mayor Gillum Issues Letter to Puerto Rican Community

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Florida Governor, issued…

Orange County Supervisor Daisy Morales Releases Statement on Sister's Passing

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales’ Office…

SPORTS NEWS

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Jacksonville Jaguars Maul New England Patriots in AFC Championship Rematch

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Despite being recorded as one of the hottest games played in…

Buccaneers Rout NFL Champs Eagles in Season Home Opener 27-21

TAMPA, Fla (FNN SPORTS) - Raymond James Stadium was abuzz Sunday to watch the Tampa…

AFC Championship Rematch: Can the Jaguars Defeat the Patriots?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Jacksonville home opener is nothing short of highly anticipated.…

Orlando Pride and Head Coach Tom Sermanni Mutually Part Ways

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando City SC // Orlando Pride and Head Coach…

UCF Defense Shuts Out South Carolina State 38-0 in Home Opener

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - After scoring 56 points on the road last week against…

ESSENCE Debuts Lebron James’ Captivating Social Media Campaign “The Strongest” Celebrating 16 Strong Black Women

NEW YORK, NY (FNN NEWS) — Source: ESSENCE // ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax…

Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh Appeals Decision On Disney Property Valuation

Orlando, FL – Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA), Rick Singh, today announced that an appeal…

Governor Scott Orders Flags at Half-Staff in Remembrance of 9/11

TALLAHASSEE - In honor and remembrance of those who tragically lost their lives in the…

ESSENCE Debuts Lebron James’ Captivating Social Media Campaign “The Strongest” Celebrating 16 Strong Black Women

NEW YORK, NY (FNN NEWS) — Source: ESSENCE // ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and…

Amway Founder and Orlando Magic Owner Richard DeVos Dies at 92

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando…

Nike Unveils Kaepernick Ad to Air During NFL Season Opener

Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Minaj calls dustup with Cardi B mortifying, humiliating

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj said being involved in an altercation with Cardi B…

Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin Crowned Miss America 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (FNN NEWS) – Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss…

The Miss America Organization & The Miss America Foundation Announce 2019 Competition Scholarship Awards

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - The Miss America Organization, a 501c4 and the Miss America Foundation…

Miss America 2019: Louisiana and Virginia Win Preliminary Awards Night 2

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The second of three preliminary nights for the 2019 Miss America Competition, took place…

Miss America 2019: Florida and Wisconsin Win Preliminary Awards Night 1

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The first of three preliminary nights for the 2019 Miss America Competition, took place…

VIDEO: Orlando to Host Monster Jam's World Finals in 2019 and 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Feld Entertainment's Monster Jam, which has rocked Orlando since 2002,…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Orange County Nursing Home Faces Legal Action, State Investigations After Elected Official's 911 Call

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Nursing home negligence of residents has become a top priority…

Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin Crowned Miss America 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (FNN NEWS) – Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss…

Walt Disney World Resort to Host Kickoff of ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Nationwide Bus Tour Auditions

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is set to host…

Applications Now Open for Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Applications are being accepted now through Oct. 31, 2018, for…

Christopher Comins Donates Trauma Kits to Belle Isle Police, Launching School Safety Initiative

BELLE ISLE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Philanthropist Christopher Comins has been spotlighted in Florida National…