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Winners Announced for the 2018 Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) — Today, the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation awarded $375,000 in matching grants to 15 nonprofits serving small- to mid-sized towns and cities across America to produce free outdoor concerts as part of the fourth annual Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards. Reflecting the Levitt Foundation’s commitment to creative placemaking projects generating community support,…

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18,000 Hot Dogs, 65,000 Beers, and 1,000 Volunteers: SodexoMAGIC Reveals What It Takes to Feed More Than 90,000 Fans at Rose Bowl Stadium on January 1

GAITHERSBURG, Md., (FNN NEWS) /Sodexo/ — SodexoMAGIC, a partnership with Magic Johnson Enterprises and Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, is lifting the curtain on how it prepares to serve 90,000 fans on New Year’s Day. SodexoMAGIC provides concessions at the Rose Bowl Stadium year-round. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8245751-sodexo-magic-rose-bowl-stadium/ The Granddaddy Dog…

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Duke Energy announces 2017 Power Partner award winners

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The familiar phrase “Cream rises to the top” precisely describes each of the six organizations receiving the 2017 Duke Energy Power Partner award. Duke Energy established the Power Partner award in 1992 to honor businesses and other organizations that achieve exemplary results in categories that include solutions innovation, community excellence, renewable excellence, sustainability innovation…

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Duke Energy sending additional personnel, resources to accelerate power restoration in Puerto Rico

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy is joining the U.S. utility industry effort to help rebuild electric infrastructure and restore power to the island of Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory hit hard by Hurricane Maria earlier this year, with hundreds of thousands of residents still without electricity. Beginning in January, the company will send more than 200 Duke Energy…

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Trump signs tax, government spending bills into law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed Republicans’ massive $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law on Friday, cementing the biggest legislative victory of his first year in office, and also approved a short-term spending bill that averts a possible government shutdown. Trump said he wanted to sign the tax bill before leaving Washington on…

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Suit: Apple slowed iPhones, forcing owners to buy new ones

CHICAGO (AP) — IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple’s silence led them to wrongly conclude that their only option was to buy newer, pricier iPhones. The allegations were in a lawsuit filed Thursday…

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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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Aerion and Lockheed Martin Join Forces to Develop World’s First Supersonic Business Jet

WASHINGTON (FNN NEWS) /Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company/ — Two leaders in supersonic technology, Aerion and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to define a formal and gated process to explore the feasibility of a joint development of the world’s first supersonic business jet, the Aerion AS2. Over the next 12 months, the…

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Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?

NEW YORK (AP) — Some women, and men, worry the same climate that’s emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues. Forget private meetings and get-to-know-you dinners. Beware of banter. Think twice before a high-ranking man mentors a young female staffer. “I have already heard…

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Mikaela Nix Endorsed by State Rep. Plakon for FL House District 47 Seat

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Attorney Mikaela Nix, the second Republican to put her name…

VIDEO: Governor Ricardo Rossello Energizes Puerto Ricans To Vote With New Platform

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello spoke at length at the Anna…

Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin and Local National Bar Association hosts free family and housing legal clinic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Need advice about a family and housing law matter? Orange County…

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Toy Story Land To Open At Walt Disney World Resort On June 30

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – It’s a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only Disney can create,…

VIDEO: Black History Month Spotlight Bronze Kingdom Art Gallery Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) In celebration of Black History Month, Florida National News lifestyle reporter…

11 Little-Known Orlando Theme Park Experiences

ORLANDO, Fla., /Visit Orlando/ -- To celebrate the unparalleled collection of unique experiences that can be…

Busch Gardens Celebrates The Return Of Preschool Card With Sesame Street Safari Of Fun Pirate Parrrrrty!

TAMPA, Fla. – Back by popular demand, Florida preschoolers can now enjoy all Busch Gardens® Tampa…

SeaWorld Offers Free Admission for Florida Preschoolers

ORLANDO, Fla. – Now through December 31, 2018, Florida kids ages five and younger can…

Macklemore, Sean Paul and Fifth Harmony Among Stars Performing Live at Universal Orlando Resort’s 2018 Mardi Gras Celebration

ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort today announced the headlining acts of its 2018 Mardi Gras…

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