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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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Bethune-Cookman University Prepares To Defend Its Winning Streak at Florida Blue Florida Classic Game This Weekend

The Highly-Anticipated Rivalry Game Against Florida A & M University Expects to  Welcome More Than 40,000 Guests at the Florida Citrus Bowl on Saturday Orlando, Fla. – The Fighting Wildcats will meet their in-state rival, the FAMU Rattlers, at the upcoming Florida Blue Florida Classic Game this Saturday. The team looks to continue its historic…

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Daytona International Speedway Goes Green with Three Mega-Solar Hubs from Florida Power & Light Company

DAYTONA, FL | FNN News – Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood, III announced that, in partnership with Florida Power & Light Company, DIS is installing the FPL Solar Circuit—three large solar hubs throughout the Speedway as part of the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. Today’s press conference unveiled the new FPL Solar Pavilion,…

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Complete Star-Studded Lineup Announced for Country 500 Music Festival at Daytona International Speedway, Including Jason Aldean

DAYTONA, FL (FNN News) – Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood and Country 500 Producer and Director Quinn Davis unveiled the full lineup for Country 500 at the Daytona International Speedway this morning. The massive country music festival will feature country’s biggest stars over three days and three nights Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, 2016.…

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‘Blue,’ ‘The Runaway,’ ‘Actor for Hire,’ ‘Concealed’ Among Winners at 2015 Orlando Film Festival

ORLANDO, FL (FNN News) – Independent film is not as glamorous as Hollywood; its plethora of challenges range from lacking capital to the point of a filmmaker spending his last dime to the dread of a lackluster screening thanks to low audience attendance, resulting from scanty marketing. Indie filmmakers relentlessly labor and use whatever resources…

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2015 Orlando Film Festival Features 300+ Films, Debuts Orlando City Soccer Documentary, Honors Valencia College’s Ralph Clemente

ORLANDO, FL (FNN News) – The 2015 Orlando Film Festival (OFF) has officially taken over Downtown Orlando with five days of movies, panels, parties, and more. Celebrating their tenth anniversary, OFF is set to screen over 300 films from around the world at the Cobb Plaza Cinema Café, from October 21-25, 2015. The festival kicks…

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Meg Ryan, Olivia Wilde, and ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Alfie Allen Honorees at 2015 Savannah Film Festival

SAVANNAH, GA. (FNN News) – The Savannah Film Festival announced the film lineup for its 2015 series, as well as the honorees for their Spotlight, Lifetime Achievement, and Rising Star Awards. Olivia Wilde will be presented with the Spotlight Award on opening night (October 24) for her contributions in films like “Meadowland,” which has been…

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VIDEO NEWS

National Politics

Putin, Kim to meet in Russia’s Far East on Thursday

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong…

As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri…

Meet Grenada's New Ambassador to the U.S.: Her Excellency Yolande Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN NEWS) - Her Excellency Yolande Smith very recently reached a unique and…

Trump brushes off Romney’s criticism, points to loss in 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney says he’s “sickened” by the dishonesty the Russia investigation…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Florida Supreme Court Affirms Governor’s Authority to Suspend Scott Israel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming Governor Ron DeSantis’…

Governor Ron DeSantis to Speak at Press Conference in Key Biscayne with the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Monday

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Governor Ron DeSantis will hold a press conference with the Miami…

[OPINION]: Central Florida’s Regressive Prosecutor

In 2016, Central Florida elected Aramis Ayala as Florida’s first African-American State Attorney. Given her…

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW)

Eglin AFB, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW), an…

FNN SPORTS

  • Tiger Woods celebrates his 5th Masters win after sinking the final bogie Sunday. Photo: Tannen Maury/EPA-EFE/Rex/Shutterstock
    AUGUSTA (CBS Sports) - 2019 Masters: Tiger Woods Storms Leaderboard, Wins Fifth Green Jacket in Furious Finish (Photo: Tannen Maury/EPA-EFE/Rex/Shutterstock)

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Orlando City Earns Late 1-0 Victory Over Vancouver

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando City SC // Orlando City SC (3-3-2, 11…

Governor Ron DeSantis, Former NBA Star Tracy McGrady Sit Courtside for Game 3 of Orlando Magic Playoffs

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Florida's 46th Governor Ron DeSantis (R),  First Lady Casey DeSantis…

Jaguars Unveil New Logo To Celebrate Team's Historic 25th Season

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Today the Jacksonville Jaguars kicked off a yearlong celebration of the…

MATCH RECAP: Pride Shutout by North Carolina Courage

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando Pride (0-2-0, 0 points) fell to the defending National Women’s Soccer League…

Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce 2019 regular season schedule

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2019 regular season schedule, released today by the…

Jacksonville Jaguars unveiled 2019 preseason and regular season schedules

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have unveiled their 2019 preseason and regular season schedules, the…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS's Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday…

Bank of America Raising Hourly Minimum Wage to $20

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America plans to raise its starting pay to $20…

Pinterest sets sites on $1.5B in first public share offering

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public…

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet’s final journey

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new…

Linda McMahon to exit role at Small Business Administration

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, is…

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by HUD

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • Funk Fest Orlando 2019 concert lineup
    ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - Funk Fest Orlando Brings Erykah Badu, Ginuwine, Bobby Brown and More This Weekend

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Brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers, claiming defamation

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and…

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Funk Fest Orlando Brings Erykah Badu, Ginuwine, Bobby Brown and More This Weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Funk Fest, the ultimate Old School R&B/Hip Hop outdoor music…

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Florida Film Festival announced the 2019 Grand Jury and Audience Award Winners

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - After 10 days and over 180 films, the 2019 Florida Film…

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Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS's Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday…

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Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer win

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of…

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Trivago Hotel Website Actor Arrested in Texas on DWI Charge

HOUSTON (AP) - The actor who has become something of a sex symbol as the…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

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Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS's Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday…

Trivago Hotel Website Actor Arrested in Texas on DWI Charge

HOUSTON (AP) - The actor who has become something of a sex symbol as the…

"Unplanned" Movie Comes to Orlando, Inspired by Conservative Activist Korrie Lupino Stevenson

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - On Wednesday, March 27th, Unplanned the movie will be viewed…

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…