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Governor Ron DeSantis to Speak at Florida National Guard Change of Command Ceremony

STARKE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday in a news release to Florida National News that he will speak at the Florida National Guard Change of Command Ceremony on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. WHEN:          Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST WHERE:       Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Parade Field, 629 State Road 16. Starke, Fla.…

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Jacksonville Jaguars announce Pet Paradise DUUUVAL Draft Night

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – As a benefit to season ticket holders, online registration for the free event opens today, Thursday, April 4, for Jags 365 and Jaguars BLACK members.  The first 2,500 season ticket members to register will receive a limited edition 25th season commemorative t-shirt on site at the event.  Season ticket members…

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Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed fifth-year OL Tyler Shatley

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed fifth-year OL Tyler Shatley, the club announced today. Shatley, 6-3, 310, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted rookie in 2014 and has played in 62 games with 15 starts. In 2018, he appeared in all 16 games for the third consecutive season and started the Jaguars’ final seven…

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Former Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s father dead at 69

Jacksonville, Fla. — Tonight, the Gillum Family announced the passing of Mr. Charles “Sonny” Gillum in Jacksonville. Born June 4, 1949, he was 69 years old. More information, including funeral arrangements, will be announced in the coming days. Inquiries to the Gillum Family may be referred to Sharon Lettman-Hicks at slettmanhicks@andrewgillum.com. Andrew Gillum, former Mayor of Tallahassee…

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Jacksonville Jaguars cut kicker Kai Forbath

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have released seventh-year K Kai Forbath, the club announced today. Forbath appeared in three games for the Jaguars, converting 4 of 5 field goals and all three extra point attempts, when K Josh Lambo was dealing with an injury. Lambo, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent on March 13, signed…

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First Amendment Foundation Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting

The First Amendment Foundation’s 2018 Sunshine Awards recognize those who have made significant contributions to furthering open government through service, litigation, and reporting. We are currently seeking nominations for the 2nd Annual Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting. The Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting is named for Lucy Morgan, the Pulitzer Prize-winning…

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Jaguars Finalize 2019 Coaching Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have finalized their 2019 coaching staff, Head Coach Doug Marrone announced today. 2019 JAGUARS COACHING STAFF Head Coach – Doug Marrone OFFENSIVE STAFF: Offensive Coordinator – John DeFilippo Offensive Line Coach – George Warhop Quarterbacks Coach – Scott Milanovich Running Backs Coach – Terry Robiskie Tight Ends Coach – Ron Middleton Wide Receivers Coach – Keenan McCardell Assistant Offensive…

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Redskins Late Rally Nets 16-13 Victory Over Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Jacksonville Jaguars (4-9) hosted the Washington Redskins (6-7) at TIAA Bank Field Sunday and Washington made life difficult for the Jags in the beginning. However, Jags quarterback Cody Kessler proved he’s not afraid to run the ball himself.   FIRST HALF After two scoring drives each in the first…

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Eight Finalists Announced For 2018 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

The eight finalists for the 2018 ART ROONEY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD have been named, the NFL announced today. The finalists, featuring four players from each conference, are defensive end CALAIS CAMPBELL (Jacksonville), tight end ANTONIO GATES (Los Angeles Chargers), quarterback ANDREW LUCK (Indianapolis) and safety ERIC WEDDLE (Baltimore) in the AFC, and quarterback DREW BREES(New Orleans), tight end VERNON DAVIS (Washington), tackle JOE STALEY (San Francisco) and cornerback TRAMON WILLIAMS (Green Bay) in…

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Jaguars Fire Offensive Coordinator Nathaniel Hackett

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Jacksonville Jaguars have relieved Nathaniel Hackett of his duties as offensive coordinator, the club announced today. With the Jaguars’ 24-21 loss to the Buffalo Bills yesterday adding an eighth loss overall and seventh consecutive loss to an already struggling season–the team has only won three games on the season–a…

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Florida’s Randy Ross to Present “Grassroots Wins Elections” in Silicon Valley Sunday

SILICON VALLEY, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - Following a trend seen in the past year, a…

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California governor signs law to limit shootings by police

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Spurred by the fatal police shooting of a young unarmed black…

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Omar: Go to Israel, see ‘cruel reality of the occupation’

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel…

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[OPINION] Epstein: Suicide or Murder?

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - According to the Bureau of Prisons, on the morning of…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Rick Singh, 2019 State of Orange County Real Estate Lean into Tech

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Nearly 1,000 attendees filled Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) Rick…

Governor DeSantis: Florida Joins 29 States in Enhancing Voter Registration

ORLANDO, Fla. – (FNN NEWS) - On Wednesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced at the…

Governor DeSantis Announces New Health Plans for State Retirees that Offer Access to Affordable, High-Quality Care

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that new health plan options will be…

Orange County Property Appraiser to Host 2019 State of Orange County Real Estate Event

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh, CFA, will deliver the 2019 State…

FNN SPORTS

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    TAMPA BAY (FNN SPORTS) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Make Roster Moves

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Jaguars Sign Quadree Henderson and Davis Tull, Cut Two

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed second-year WR Quadree Henderson and second-year LB Davis Tull,…

Special Olympics Athletes Unite to Inspire and Design 2022 Special Olympics USA Games Logo

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Special Olympics // Today, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games Organizing Committee…

Jaguars Launch New Mobile App and Introduce Secure Digital Ticketing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars today introduced an all-new mobile app through a partnership…

Orlando Pride Defender Toni Pressley Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando Pride // Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley has…

Orlando City Brings Out Big Guns in 2-0 Victory Against FC Dallas

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Orlando City SC, fresh from MLS All-Star Week and the…

Governor Ron DeSantis to Attend the 2019 MLS All-Star Game

ORLANDO, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis to attend the 2019 MLS All-Star Game and visit…

BUSINESS NEWS

  • Apple's new emojis offer greater representation for those with disabilities, LGBTQ+ and an even greater variety of funny emoticons. Image: Apple.
    CUPERTINO, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - Apple Announces New Batch of Emojis on World Emoji Day (Image: Apple.)

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Mass Shootings Give Rise to Bullet-Resistant Backpacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling…

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Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Passholder Appreciation Days Perks

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Source: Universal // Universal Orlando Resort revealed that for the…

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Orlando Continues to Support Small Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Small businesses play such an important role in the economies…

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S&P 500 posts its worst week of 2019 as trade tensions flare

Investors rattled by President Donald Trump’s latest escalation in his trade war with China drove…

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ID theft stings, but it’s hard to pin on specific data hacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks…

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Apple Announces New Batch of Emojis on World Emoji Day

Cupertino, CA (FNN NEWS) — July 17th is National Emoji Day! What better way to celebrate…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • Supermodel Bella Hadid outdid the red carpet she walked on at the "Dolor Y Gloria" premiere during the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Friday. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.
    CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - [PHOTOS] Bella Hadid Stuns for “Dolor Y Gloria” Premiere at Cannes Film Festival (Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News)

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Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Passholder Appreciation Days Perks

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Source: Universal // Universal Orlando Resort revealed that for the…

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Orange TV Shines throughout a Quarter Century of Excellence

In 1995, when Orange TV began as a 24-hour broadcast station that televised programming related…

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Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern…

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US presidential envoy sent to Sweden for A$AP Rocky’s trial

HELSINKI (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault as his trial…

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Photos: Wall Street Plaza Comes Alive with Orlando City Viewing Party & MLS All-Star Concert

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Soccer fans from all over the world gathered at Wall…

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Man in A$AP Rocky case allegedly hit with bottle, kicked

HELSINKI (AP) — The man allegedly assaulted by American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other…

LIFESTYLE: TRAVEL, TOURISM, THEME PARKS

  • This cruise line rivals Broadway with 134 shows, 50 theaters
    MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - This cruise line rivals Broadway with 134 shows, 50 theaters

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Rick Singh, 2019 State of Orange County Real Estate Lean into Tech

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Nearly 1,000 attendees filled Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) Rick…

Lavish Orlando Boat Show Returns to Orange County Convention Center

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Orlando Boat Show has taken over the Orange County…

City of Orlando Re-Opens Constitution Green Park

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Residents and their dogs gathered in Downtown Orlando to be…

[VIDEO] Exclusive: Orlando Flash Flooding Causes Stalled Cars and Traffic Delays at Fashion Square

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - One of Florida’s typical “afternoon monsoons,” in this case a…

Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Passholder Appreciation Days Perks

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Source: Universal // Universal Orlando Resort revealed that for the…

[Cannabis 101] Bud Fact Sheet: Afghan Kush

If you're pursuing medical marijuana for your wellbeing, you may think all marijuana is created…