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Category Archives: Tallahassee

Who are Florida’s 29 Electors?

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Monday, December 19, 2016 the Electoral College, which consists of 538 members from across the United States, will meet for the 58th time at their respective state capital to cast the only official vote for president of the United States. Florida Electors’ Names The following are the Republican presidential…

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Keith Tandy voted Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week

TAMPA – The National Football League announced today that Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Keith Tandy has been voted Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week for Week 14. Tandy, earning his first career Clutch Performer of the Week award, recorded a game-clinching interception with under a minute remaining in Tampa Bay’s 16-11 victory over the…

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Court grants 1-day extension for Florida registration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Today, a federal judge has issued a one-day extension to Florida’s voter registration deadline and will hear arguments on a longer extension in a Wednesday hearing. The order from District Judge Mark Walker is at least a partial victory for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The initial registration deadline had been Tuesday. But…

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Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Matthew Preparedness and Response Efforts as Storm Impacts Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – (FNN NEWS) Today, Governor Rick Scott met with emergency management officials in Tallahassee and Stuart and St. Augustine as the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew, a life-threatening category four storm. Florida remains under both tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings. Governor Scott has remained in constant communication with state and local…

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Florida Health Department Approves 5 Nurseries to Grow Medical Marijuana

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — The Florida Department of Health announced the five dispensing organizations approved to provide patients with intractable epilepsy and people with advanced cancer access to low-THC cannabis. The five approved organizations are: Northwest Region – Hackney Nursery Company Northeast Region – Chestnut Hill Tree Farm, LLC Central Region – Knox Nursery,…

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Governor Rick Scott meets with Health and Human (HHS) Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell

WASHINGTON, D.C – Governor Rick Scott made the following statement today following his meeting with Health and Human (HHS) Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell. Governor Rick Scott said, “Today, I met with HHS Secretary Burwell and requested that HHS reconsider LIP funding in Florida so the Legislature has the information they need to develop a budget.…

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Congressman Alan Grayson “probably” run for Marco Rubio US Senate Seat in 2016

The Florida National News learned Congressman Alan Grayson “probably” run for US Senate, according to Democracy Now! an online program. Liberal U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, says he’ll “probably” run for Senate in 2016, which would set up an ideologically tinged primary clash against the more centrist U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter. Grayson appeared this…

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Florida prisons may get more oversight after scandals

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Some legislators say they can no longer trust oversight of Florida’s troubled prison system to Gov. Rick Scott. The Florida Senate is poised to pass a bill (SB 7020) that would create an independent commission to keep tabs on the Department of Corrections. The legislation would also take away the governor’s…

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POLITICS & POWER

[Opinion] All This Talk of Impeachment...Not Gonna Happen!

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - If you listen to mainstream media or the liberal left…

[Opinion] DOES LOVE TRUMP HATE? Depends on your definition of…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The LGBTQ community needs to stop blaming President Trump for…

Politicon Announces CNN as Headline Partner - CNN Anchors, Reporters…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Politicon (www.politicon.com), the non-partisan "Unconventional Political Convention," announced a new partnership…

U.S. NEWS

Maya Moise of Davie Florida Wins the Junior Individual Exhibit…

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Maya Moise of Davie, Florida won first place in the Junior Individual Exhibit category at the national finals for the National History Day® Contest. Moise, a 7th grade student at American Heritage School, captivated judges with a project titled "Service Not Servitude" and was presented with this prestigious honor on…

Survey: Facebook Emerges As Leading News Source

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) -- Survey findings released today from Ogilvy Media Influence's annual global survey of over 250 reporters and editors identified Facebook as the number one gatekeeper for news, edging out legacy traditional media sources and significantly outpacing other social networks/digital platforms like Google and Twitter. The one distinction that…

AGTA Confirms the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Celebrity Talent for…

DALLAS, (FNN NEWS) -- The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is thrilled to announce that Garcelle Beauvais and Tricia Helfer have been confirmed to headline the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ collection photo shoot. Taking place in Los Angeles, California in August, this industry-unique event follows the AGTA Spectrum Awards™ competition, North America's…

ORLANDO

Three Medal of Honor recipients will be honored at Coke…

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Three Medal of Honor recipients will be honored during the upcoming  Coke Zero 400 Weekend Powered By Coca-Cola on June 29-July 1 at Daytona International Speedway, a tradition that began in the 1970’s by Bill France Sr., the founder of Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR. Being recognized this year are Captain Thomas Kelly, U.S. Navy (Vietnam),…

Orlando Magic to Host 2017 Draft Watch Party, June 22

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Orlando Magic to host 2017 Draft Watch Party at the Amway Center in Orlando, June 22, at 6:30pm. This free and open to the public event will feature activities for all ages: ·        Appearances by Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, the Magic Dancers, STUFF the Magic Mascot and the Magic Flight Crew ·        DJ D-Strong…

Festivals of Speed Returns to Ritz-Carlton Orlando, December 3, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - March 12th, 1947 was the date that founder Enzo Ferrari started the engine of a 125 S, the first vehicle to bear his name. Seventy years later Festivals of Speed will be celebrating these and other achievements by organizing special displays featuring some of the world's most powerful and elegant Ferrari sports cars. Both vintage…

MIAMI

Maya Moise of Davie Florida Wins the Junior Individual Exhibit…

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Maya Moise of Davie, Florida won first place in the Junior Individual Exhibit category at the national finals for the National History Day® Contest. Moise, a 7th grade student at American Heritage School, captivated judges with a project titled "Service Not Servitude" and was presented with this prestigious honor on June 15, 2017, the day…

Top South Florida Luxury Property Specialist Lourdes Alatriste Joins Engel…

MIAMI, (FNN NEWS) -- Engel & Völkers Miami announced today that Lourdes Alatriste has joined as Partner and Private Office Advisor. Recognized by Wall Street Journal as one of the top 250 Sales Agents in the US, Alatriste brings over 25 years of experience in the South Florida luxury real estate market to the organization. "Lourdes' leadership…

Guns N' Roses Not In This Lifetime Tour Stops In…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Unstoppable rock music icons Guns N' Roses will electrify fans into the fall, announcing today a series of fifteen additional North American Stadium and Arena stops on their ongoing worldwide Not In This Lifetime Tour.  Produced by Live Nation, the exhilarating global phenomenon is letting fans get closer with a newly added round of arena shows throughout…

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