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Americans’ Optimism Rises Post-Election, Tempered by Concern over Racial, Class and Partisan Divides, According to Allstate/Atlantic Media Poll

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) By Allstate Insurance Company — Following the most contentious election in recent history, a new poll released today by Allstate and Atlantic Media revealed a surprising level of positivity among Americans. But that optimism is tempered by fear that the election will further divide the nation along lines of class, race and party.…

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Delta CEO: Delta Requires ‘Civility on our planes’

ATLANTA, (FNN NEWS) By Delta Air Lines — CEO Ed Bastian shared the memo below with all Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) employees today. Bastian: Delta requires ‘civility on our planes’ Internal Memo Date: November 28, 2016 To: Delta Colleagues Worldwide From: Ed Bastian Subject: Disruptive Passenger on DL248 Thank you for the amazing job you did running…

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Donald Trump Wins — Again! President-Elect Nabs Coveted Honor as ‘Dubious Man of the Year’!

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) By Esquire — Having been swept into the highest office in the land on November 8, President-Elect Donald Trump reached another pinnacle of achievement today, when it was announced by the editors of Esquire that he had been elected to the prestigious, hard-won title of “Dubious Man of the Year.” “It was a…

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Official 2016 White House Ornament Commemorates Fire Trucks from 1929 White House Christmas Eve Fire

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) By White House Historical Association – The White House Historical Association, exclusive creator and manufacturer of the Official White House Christmas Ornament, continues the tradition of issuing the iconic collectible with the 36th ornament in the series. The festive design is inspired by fire trucks that responded to the five alarm West Wing fire on…

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Sears Launches Heroes at Home for the Holidays, Will Provide Immediate Accessibility Upgrades for Veterans

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., (FNN NEWS) By Sears, Roebuck and Co.  — As part of its long-standing commitment to supporting veterans and military families, Sears is bringing back its Heroes at Home program for the holiday season to immediately assist low-income veterans who are in urgent need of wheelchair accessibility ramps at their homes. Starting Oct. 30 through…

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Northwestern Mutual’s 2017 Rose Parade® Float Highlights Commitment to the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

MILWAUKEE, (FNN NEWS) – By Northwestern Mutual today announced that its float in the 128th Rose Parade® presented by Honda will support the company’s continued fight against childhood cancer. The event, to be held in Pasadena, California on Monday, January 2, 2017, marks Northwestern Mutual’s third year as presenting sponsor of the Rose Bowl Game. This…

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World’s Largest Car Rental Company Recognized for Best Practices in Workplace Training and Development

ST. LOUIS, (FNN NEWS) By Enterprise — Enterprise Holdings Inc. was honored this month as a 2016 BEST Award winner by the Association for Talent Development (ATD). The 16th annual BEST Awards ceremony was held Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C. Enterprise ranked No. 14 on the elite list of 36 organizations from Canada, Denmark, India, Scotland, Taiwan and…

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City of Orlando Receives $250,000 Grant from USDA to Expand Local Food Access in West Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) By City of Orlando – The City of Orlando is proud to announce we have been awarded a $250,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Farmer’s Market Promotion Program (FMPP) to increase access to local and healthy food options in West Orlando. The City…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly released documents show the FBI was investigating President Donald Trump’s…

Trump issues first veto after rebuke of border order

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto…

Trump Campaign Announces MAGA Rally Thursday, March 28 - Grand Rapids, MI

New York, NY – Today, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced that President Trump will…

As New York probes business deals, Trump cries HARASSERS

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Governor Ron DeSantis Addresses More Than 1,000 Business and Community Leaders at Broward Workshop

Davie, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis addressed more than 1,000 business and community leaders at…

First Lady Casey DeSantis Joins DEP, FWC, CCA and Duke Energy for Red Tide Recovery Redfish Release

Naples, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Noah…

Florida Helps Secure Multimillion Recovery Following Health Care Fraud Investigation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office helped secure a multimillion-dollar recovery following an investigation into…

STATEMENT: FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo on second passing of SB 168

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement after GOP Senators again…

FNN SPORTS

  • TAMPA BAY | Buccaneers Release Punter Bryan Anger (Photo: Buccaneers)

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McIlroy blocks out noise and hits his stride

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy managed to block out all the noise,…

Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac named co-winners of the 2018-2019 Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award

Orlando, Fla. – Orlando Magic forwards Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac were named co-winners of the…

Orlando City Falls 3-1 to Montreal

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City SC (0-1-2, 2 points) suffered its first defeat of the 2019…

Kyle Wyman Wins DAYTONA 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kyle Wyman, riding the N2Racing Yamaha, emerged from a late-race, four-lap shootout  to…

Sean Dylan Kelly, 16, Becomes Youngest Pole Winner in DAYTONA 200 History

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – Suzuki rider Sean Dylan Kelly, a 16-year-old making his DAYTONA 200 debut,…

Buccaneers Release Punter Bryan Anger

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the team has released punter Bryan Anger. Anger…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has unveiled a new iPad that’s thinner and slightly larger…

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most…

Craigslist founder donates $15 million for journalism ethics

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to…

US charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant…

[VIDEO] Governor Rick Scott Announces Florida Gained 23,000 New Jobs in November

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida Governor and Senator-elect Rick Scott announced that Florida gained…

[VIDEO] Aloft Orlando Downtown Welcomes RedCarpetMonday Orlando's Best in Business

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Red Carpet Monday returned to Aloft Orlando Downtown to host its final…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video…

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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News says it has hired former Democratic National Committee chief…

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Review: In ‘Triple Frontier,’ a special-ops heist goes awry

Job opportunities seldom diverge as greatly as they do for the former special forces operatives…

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R. Kelly tells CBS ‘I didn’t do this stuff’ in interview

CHICAGO (AP) — In his first interview since being charged with sexually abusing four people, including three…

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Kylie Jenner youngest self-made billionaire

NEW YORK (AP) — Move over Mark Zuckerberg. At 21, Kylie Jenner has been named…

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Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ gets an average introduction

If there is one thing that’s true of most of the movies in the Marvel…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

  • TRAVEL AND TOURISM | MIAMI (FNN NEWS) - A World of Adventure Awaits: Royal Caribbean Brings Together Bold Itineraries and Unrivaled Innovations for 2019-2020 Season. Credit: Royal Caribbean International

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Garden Rocks Concert Series Expands to Every Day of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, March 6-June 3

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Garden Rocks Concert Series is back – every single day…

SPECIAL REPORT: Non-Compliance with State Law Plagues Orange County Soil & Water Board

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida currently has 58 Soil & Water Conservation Districts which were…

Chairman Daisy Morales Announces New Website for Orange Soil and Water Conservation District

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – After four years of ongoing board meetings and delays to…

Innovative environment joins lineup of new and recently announced enhancements to the Walt Disney World Resort theme park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2019) – Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort is a…

26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Blooms for 90 Days at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – New sights, sounds and flavors of spring will envelop Walt…

Orange Soil & Water Conservation Chair Daisy Morales Issues Statement on Gov. DeSantis Water Reforms

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Board Chair and…