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Hillary Rodham Clinton Returns to Wellesley College to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 will address the members of the Wellesley College Class of 2017 and an international audience of their family and friends at Wellesley’s 139th commencement exercises on Friday, May 26, at 10:30 am. Unlike many other colleges and universities, Wellesley’s commencement speaker selection process is driven by its students. “Secretary Clinton’s…

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Trump HHS and Treasury Nominees Advance Finance Committee Vote, Despite Democrats’ Boycott

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN NEWS) via NPR – Senate Democrats boycotted President Trump’s nominees for the Department of Health and Human Services (Representative Tom Price, R-Ga., above right) and the Department of Treasury (Steve Mnuchin, above left) yesterday knowing that normally a Senate Finance Committee vote to advance a nominee requires one Democrat to be present.…

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San Francisco Sues President Trump for Unconstitutional Executive Order Targeting Sanctuary Cities

SAN FRANCISCO  — City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his administration for his executive order directing enforcement action against sanctuary cities and threatening to withhold federal funding from these cities. The suit claims that the order is unconstitutional and exceeds the president’s power. “The president’s executive order is not…

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Congressman Darren Soto Holds Open House for Main District Office in Downtown Kissimmee

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) held an open house for his main district office in downtown Kissimmee Thursday evening. The office at 804 Bryan Street has been open for weeks now. Thursday’s event was a way for the 9th Congressional District’s constituents to meet their new representative. “I am grateful to…

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Orlando City Commissioner Regina I. Hill files to run for re-election

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orlando City Commissioner Regina I. Hill has officially filed to run for re-election for the District 5 seat. The 51-year-old Democratic incumbent filed paperwork with the City of Orlando Clerk’s Office Thursday, January 12, 2017, according to the Clerk’s website. Hill announced her run for re-election on Facebook Saturday morning,…

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Soil & Water Supervisors Michael Barber and Tiffany Dziekan Oath of Office Administered by Chief Judge Frederick J. Lauten Tuesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Attorney Michael Barber and community advocate Tiffany Dziekan, newly elected to the Orange Soil and Water Conservation Board of Supervisors, took the oath of office Tuesday evening at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando. The oath of office proceedings were administered to both Supervisors by Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Chief Judge Frederick J.…

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POLITICS & POWER

Orlando city leaders have renamed the Semoran Boulevard corridor to…

ORLANDO, Fla.  (FNN NEWS) -- Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando City Commissioner Tony Ortiz and Gateway…

Orlando Officials Opens New Police Headquarters

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, City Commissioners and Police Chief John Mina…

Cities Congratulate Dr. Ben Carson on Confirmation as HUD Secretary

WASHINGTON, -- Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Ben Carson as the 16th…

U.S. NEWS

AARP Launches New Health & Wellness Digital Magazine

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) By AAPR -- Take charge of your health with AARP The Magazine's Special Edition Health & Wellness Issue, the only digital health magazine for people ages 50-plus. The issue unveiled today offers inspirational advice and practical tips to help you get fit, eat better and live a…

NSA Knocks Down WH Claim of British Spying

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, is denying that the British intelligence community was ever asked to conduct electronic surveillance on President Donald Trump at the behest…

Florida Prosecutor's Anti-Death Penalty Stand Surprises Many

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida prosecutor who thrust herself into the forefront of the anti-death penalty movement is a political novice who was elected just seven months ago. Aramis Ayala, a Democrat and former public defender and assistant state attorney, surprised many of her own supporters when she announced this…

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FNN NEWS Recruits Media Interns at WWE and Full Sail…

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN SPORTS) -- Florida National News (FNN News) was among employers seeking to expand their workforce, including interns, at Full Sail Live Tuesday. WWE, Central Florida Sports Commission, City of Orlando and Full Sail University hosted a Veteran Employment Panel and Networking Event in support of Hire Heroes USA, giving over 150 veterans an opportunity to receive one-on-one career…

‘American Ninja Warrior’ to Film at Daytona International Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – “American Ninja Warrior,” the popular Emmy nominated sports competition show that airs nationally on NBC, is coming to Daytona International Speedway. “The World Center of Racing” will serve as a filming location on April 7-8 for season nine of American Ninja Warrior, the action-packed series that follows competitors as they tackle a series of challenging…

Pitbull, Flo Rida, Stephen Marley and Lunchmoney Lewis to perform…

STAMFORD, Conn., (FNN SPORTS) – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Grammy® Award-winning, multi-platinum international icon, Pitbull, will take the stage at WrestleMania 33 joined by Flo Rida, Stephen Marley and LunchMoney Lewis on Sunday, April 2, in front of a sold-out crowd at the Orlando Citrus Bowl, andlive around the world on WWE Network at 7 pm ET/4 pm…

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