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Miami Dolphins make roster moves

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins announced Wednesday they have waived linebacker Jayrone Elliott and placed safety T.J. McDonald on the active/physically unable to perform list. Elliott was signed by the Dolphins on April 9, 2019 after playing in the Alliance of American Football for the San Antonio Commanders. He’s played in 39 NFL…

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Reps. Soto, Diaz-Balart Statement on Venezuela TPS Act: “We Are Disappointed, But the Fight for Venezuelans is Not Over”

WASHINGTON – US Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 459, the Venezuela TPS Act, legislation that would grant Venezuelan nationals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS): Stated Rep. Darren Soto: “We are deeply disappointed over the apathy shown towards struggling…

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Miami Dolphins sign David Rivers

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday they have signed cornerback David Rivers and waived center/guard Ryan Anderson. Rivers played in three games over two seasons (2017-18) with Tampa Bay. He spent time off and on Tampa Bay’s practice squad in the 2018 season. Rivers was on the Dolphins practice squad in 2017…

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Miami Dolphins sign cornerback Tyler Patmon

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins announced Monday they have signed cornerback Tyler Patmon. Patmon joins the Dolphins for his second stint after he played in two contests with the team in 2015. He has played four seasons in the NFL with Dallas (2014-15), Miami (2015) and Jacksonville (2017-18) and has appeared in 49…

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Senator Linda Stewart Urges Orlando and Orange County Mayors To Join South Miami In Sanctuary City Lawsuit

ORLANDO, Fla. – Eyeing what she sees as overreach by the federal government to combat a phantom problem in Central Florida, state Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) on Thursday urged local officials to join South Miami in its sanctuary cities lawsuit. “I am writing to encourage you both to join South Miami and the Southern Poverty Law Center in their lawsuit that will challenge…

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Swamp Dweller, Marco Rubio Won’t Call on Friend Acosta to Resign

As Jefferey Epstein faces new Federal charges of sex trafficking underage girls in New York, Trump’s Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed criticism over his handling of Epstein’s case in Florida in 2008 – but Marco Rubio won’t call on his friend, who he called “a brilliant legal mind,” to resign. Rubio’s longtime friend…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Joins Community Leaders to Dedicate Habitat for Humanity Homes in Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined elected officials, community leaders and homeowners for the dedication of the first seven of more than 70 Habitat for Humanity homes in Pompano Beach. The new housing project was dedicated and named A Rick Case Habitat Community. The Governor was joined by Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Former United States Senator…

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Latinos for Trump Team Announced, Includes Orlando’s Bertica Cabrera Morris

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Vice President Mike Pence announced the launch of Latinos for Trump, which will work to re-elect President Trump with a focus on Latino coalition-building and expanding grassroots support. Latinos for Trump champions the President’s record and agenda within local communities and will work to identify supporters, empower activists, and help…

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Gov. DeSantis: ‘Dumping’ migrants in Florida is unacceptable

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor plans to fight any federal plans to fly hundreds of immigrants weekly from the Mexican border to South Florida, saying Friday he’ll take his case to President Donald Trump. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis made his remarks a day after being caught off guard when Broward and Palm Beach county…

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National Politics

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…

California governor signs law to limit shootings by police

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

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

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

[OPINION] Epstein: Suicide or Murder?

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

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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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…

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Governor DeSantis: Florida Joins 29 States in Enhancing Voter Registration

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

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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…

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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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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Orlando Pride Defender Toni Pressley Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

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

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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…

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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

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    LOS ANGELES (FNN NEWS) - blink-182 and Lil Wayne Join Forces for Co-Headlining Summer Tour

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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

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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…