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MULTI-ACM AWARD®-WINNING ARTISTS KENNY CHESNEY, LADY ANTEBELLUM, BLAKE SHELTON AND KEITH URBAN ADDED AS PERFORMERS FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, Ca. – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today that multi-ACM Award®-winning artists Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban have been added to the stellar lineup of performers for the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. It was also announced that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, “Entertainment Tonight” host Nancy O’Dell, actress Rebecca…

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Country 500 Music Festival Releases Day-By-Day Schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – Organizers announced the Country 500 Music Festival day-by-day lineup and placed single-day tickets on sale for the first time today.  The early-bird single-day ticket price is only $75 through March 22.  All 2018 tickets (single-day & three-day tickets), VIP packages, camping and travel packages are available through Country500.com.  VIP and camping are available…

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13th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Music Festival

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Jazz in the Gardens has easily become the City of Miami Gardens premiere entertainment event. Having 11 years of history under its belt, Jazz in the Gardens celebrates diversity, culture, and art through various genres of music. Event-goers find themselves entrenched in the rich beats and musical stylings that vibrate from…

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29th ZORA! Outdoor Festival of the Arts January 20-28

  ORLANDO/EATONVILLE – The 29th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival), takes place January 20- 28.   ZORA! Festival is a multi-day, multi-disciplinary event that celebrates the life and work of 20th Century Renaissance woman Zora Neale Hurston; her hometown, Eatonville and the cultural contributions people of African ancestry have made to the United States and…

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Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival To Host Island’s First Ever James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., (FNN NEWS) /Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival/ – New this year, award-winning James Beard Foundation Chefs offer the ultimate culinary tour de force at Hilton Head Island’s first ever Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner, Thursday, February 22 at Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort. VIP Premier Patron tickets for the dinner include a private “Meet & Greet” Champagne reception with…

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Imagine Music Festival 2017: What You Can Expect This Year

ATLANTA, Ga. (FNN NEWS) – The annual Imagine Music Festival (IMF) returns to the Atlanta Motor Speedway September 22-24, 2017 with a packed schedule and this year features music favorites Deadmau5, Tiesto, Pretty Lights, Ying Yang Twins and a host of other artists. If you’re planning to attend one of the east coast’s biggest spiritual…

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20th Anniversary Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival Presents Internationally Acclaimed Jazz & Blues Lineup

VANCOUVER, Wash., (FNN NEWS) — The 20th Anniversary Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is August 25, 26, 27, 2017 at Esther Short Park in Vancouver, Washington USA.  Called “…the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest…” (ABC TV KATU 2, Portland, OR) the event is recognized by musicians and fans as one of the best music festivals in the Northwest.  “We celebrate our 20th Anniversary this year, and we…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

U.S. President Donald Trump to meet with 5 Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago Friday

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders…

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…

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

  • Forbes: Kylie Jenner youngest self-made billionaire. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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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…

Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

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

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…

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…

Kylie Jenner youngest self-made billionaire

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

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

  • FLORIDA | LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Join Mickey and Friends in Celebrating the Holiday Season at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World Resort

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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…