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Ministers Discuss Foreign Direct Investment, Tourism, Exports at 2016 Caribbean Investment Summit

MIAMI, Florida, USA (FNN NEWS) – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) held the 2016 Caribbean Investment Summit to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of…

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Soil & Water Supervisor Daisy Morales Hosted 2016 Earth Day Forum and Awareness Tour in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Florida Soil and Water Conservation District  Supervisor Daisy Morales hosted the 2nd annual Earth Day Forum and Awareness Tour at the Orange County Extension Education Center in Orlando, Friday, April 22, 2016. “Earth Day is a time to reflect on our efforts to protect the world’s irreplaceable resources – the…

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2016 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced for LA and NY

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK (FNN NEWS) – The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2016 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, video games, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories at concurrent ceremonies…

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GRAMMY Winner and Current Nominee Taylor Swift Set to Open the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (FNN NEWS) — The Recording Academy® adds its final round of performers to the stellar lineup of more than 30 artists, set to perform at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Seven-time nominee Taylor Swift will open the show with a song from her GRAMMY-nominated album, 1989. Four-time nominees Alabama Shakes, two-time nominee…

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Host & Presenters Revealed for 2016 Writers Guild Awards Los Angeles Ceremony

LOS ANGELES (FNN NEWS) – An exciting talent line-up is slated to present honors at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony to be hosted this Saturday, February 13, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. In addition to this year’s host, acclaimed actor-writer-comedian Patton Oswalt (Veep, Justified), awards ceremony presenters will include:…

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Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats Clinch Fifth Florida Classic Win Against Florida A&M University Rattlers

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – Bethune-Cookman University’s Wildcats came fully focused to defend their winning streak against the Florida A&M University Rattlers at the Orlando Citrus Bowl Saturday, November 21 and successfully did—despite the pouring rain. The B-CU Wildcats beat the FAMU Rattlers 35-14, a sweet first taste of victory for new B-CU head coach…

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POLITICS & POWER

[Opinion] Obamacare Needs Work, But Graham-Cassidy Bill Not the Solution

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - I’m Dr. Anna Lizama Clark, fighting on behalf of thousands of…

“I-4 for Puerto Rico” Hurricane Relief Drive Kicks-Off, Saturday, September…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Randy Ross --  What began as a relief effort for…

U.S. NEWS

[Opinion] Obamacare Needs Work, But Graham-Cassidy Bill Not the Solution

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - I’m Dr. Anna Lizama Clark, fighting on behalf of thousands of doctors and medical students who are standing up to save our patients’ health care, in every state across the country. When the health of our patients is threatened, doctors stand up to underscore the devastating consequences…

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’…

WASHINGTON, DC -- The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars at the Annual Summit hosted at the White House on Monday, September 18, 2017. The 62 All-Stars are undergraduate, graduate, and professional students recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. …

Trump’s Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike on Saturday. Wading into thorny issues of race…

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Orlando City Soccer Falls 3-0 to Portland Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando City SC // In the final match of a four-game road trip, Orlando City SC (9-13-8, 35 points) fell, 3-0, to the Portland Timbers (13-10-8, 47 points) on Sunday at Providence Park. “We felt we had to win all of our remaining matches. So I think the chances look really grim,” Lions head…

Orlando Pride Clinch First-Ever Playoff Berth

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando Pride // A day after earning a point in its final regular season home game, Orlando Pride’s (10-6-7, 37 points) ticket to the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League postseason has been booked. The Pride’s place in the final four of the table was secured after Seattle Reign FC fell 1-0 against FC Kansas City on Sunday night…

“I-4 for Puerto Rico” Hurricane Relief Drive Kicks-Off, Saturday, September…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Randy Ross --  What began as a relief effort for Texas in “I-4 for Texas” 3 weeks ago, morphed into “I-4 for Florida” following hurricane Irma, and is now “I-4 for Puerto Rico.” The donation drive kicks-off Saturday, September 23rd, with multiple drop points for the convenience of donors.  “Our community is stepping up yet again. …

MIAMI / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS

Discovery Village at the Forum Celebrates Brand New Independent Living…

FORT MYERS, Fla., (FNN NEWS) -- Discovery Village At The Forum, one of the top senior living communities in Southwest Florida, hosted a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on August 2nd to celebrate the completion of the area's newest, and most luxurious, independent living community. Discovery Village at the Forum's new independent living community is owned and operated by award-winning Discovery…

Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home…

Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson's and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall. Bernard is happy with her mother’s nursing home care, but it comes at a steep price: $7,000 per month, an amount that would…

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