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The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) — The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to Ken Burns for reawakening a nation’s consciousness to the natural world through his work, including The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.  As a direct result of the publicity and broadcast of this documentary, national parks across the country saw a…

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Research: Teachers Value Independent Reading Time, but Only 36% Can Set Aside Time Daily

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) — Today, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, released the new Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy, which reveals that the overwhelming majority of educators agree that “students should have time during the school day to read a book of their choice independently,” but only…

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Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar Filmmakers at 1st Annual Autfest Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) — Oscar®-winning actor Ben Affleck, Pixar filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, AutFest founder Matt Asner and several filmmakers were honored yesterday for their filmmaking contributions to autism awareness “from spectrum to screen” at the 1st Annual AutFest International Film Festival (April 22-23) in Orange, California. Seven-time Emmy® winner and autism advocate Ed Asner…

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It’s In Our Hands – Safety Week 2017

CHICAGO, JACKSONVILLE, Fla., LOS ANGELES, and TORONTO, (FNN NEWS) — Our communities come to life through the hands of construction crews. Men and women spend hours making the places we live, work and play better. On May 1-5 we are celebrating their work and our shared commitment to jobsite safety as part of Safety Week, an…

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Nearing 100-Day Mark, Trump Says Milestone Not ‘Meaningful’

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He’s startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. He’s endured the steady drip of investigations and a seemingly endless churn of public personnel drama.…

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Town of Hanover Receives FAA Approval to Use Drones

HANOVER, Mass., (FNN NEWS) — The Town of Hanover has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone program, the first municipality in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to have licensed pilots and a FAA approved Air Wing for municipal operation of its unmanned aircraft. Working in consultation with the Association of Professional Drone…

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KFC Explores The Final Frontier With Colonel Rob Lowe

LOUISVILLE, Ky., (FNN NEWS) — KFC has enlisted actor, writer and producer Rob Lowe as the newest celebrity Colonel to play the brand’s iconic founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. Aligning with the debut of the spicy, crispy and hand-breaded Zinger sandwich in America, the Hollywood funny man will appear in advertisements in a spacesuit to make the…

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Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes to Discuss “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign” at the National Press Club on May 18

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) — During Hillary Clinton’s 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes were given special access inside her campaign operation, conducting more than one hundred interviews, for their new book “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.”  They will appear together at the National Press Club on Thursday, May 18…

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The ESSENCE Festival 2017 Lineup Revealed

NEW ORLEANS, La. (By Rachaell Davis)  – The 2017 ESSENCE Fest is gearing up to take over New Orleans once again with a host of unforgettable performances from your favorite artists and rising stars including Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, Chance The Rapper, Solange, John Legend, Master P, Monica, Remy Ma and so many more. ESSENCE…

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POLITICS & POWER

The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) -- The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to…

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes to Discuss "Shattered: Inside Hillary…

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) -- During Hillary Clinton's 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate…

U.S. NEWS

The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) -- The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to Ken Burns for reawakening a nation's consciousness to the natural world through his work, including The National Parks: America's Best Idea.  As a direct result of the publicity and broadcast of this documentary, national parks…

Research: Teachers Value Independent Reading Time, but Only 36% Can…

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) -- Today, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, released the new Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy, which reveals that the overwhelming majority of educators agree that "students should have time during the school day to read a book of…

Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Oscar®-winning actor Ben Affleck, Pixar filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, AutFest founder Matt Asner and several filmmakers were honored yesterday for their filmmaking contributions to autism awareness "from spectrum to screen" at the 1st Annual AutFest International Film Festival (April 22-23) in Orange, California. Seven-time Emmy® winner and…

ORLANDO

Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party at Winter…

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party celebration for Festival ticket and pass holders at the Winter Park Village, Saturday evening. Participants received free drinks and appetizers from select Winter Park Village restaurants and also enjoy live entertainment. Participating vendors include Another Broken Egg Café, Crispers, Brio Tuscan Grille, Firefly Kitchen and Bar, Mitchell’s…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Orange Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales held her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour by taking students from the Pine Hills community on an environmental adventure at the historic 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens Wednesday morning. Supervisor Morales…

Supervisor Daisy Morales' Annual Earth Day Tour Takes 40 Pine…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales will host her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour at the historic Harry P. Leu Gardens, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. This year’s Earth Day tour takes 40 students attending a Pine Hills school outside of the classroom for an environmental adventure of Leu Gardens. The…

MIAMI

Lynn University to break ground on $35 million university center

BOCA RATON, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -  Lynn University will break ground Thursday, April 20, on the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The 11 a.m. ceremony will take place at the heart of campus and will feature guest speakers, food and drink, a unique photo opportunity, virtual reality renderings, and remarks from the namesake donor, Christine…

Famed Miami Doctor Rudy Moise Donates $2,500 To Former Haitian…

MIAMI, Fla (FNN NEWS) -- Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held a news conference to announce the upcoming 2nd Annual GEM Gala and discuss the Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation's extraordinary humanitarian work in Haiti. The event was held on Wednesday night at The Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) [caption id="attachment_13742" align="alignnone"…

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