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[OPINION] What’s Real and What’s NOT? Often the Victim is the Person the Allegation is Wheeled Towards!

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – As Americans, we are watching the allegations of sexual misconduct uniting the political and entertainment world in extremely unflattering ways. We have seen media moguls and Oscar winners respectfully destroyed over alleged misconduct. While we all can collectively agree that any type of sexual harassment, misconduct, lewd and lascivious behavior, etc. are unforgivable…

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Community Activist Andrew Jeng Hosts Civic Leadership Forum in Kissimmee

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Community activist Andrew Jeng hosted a Civic Leadership Forum which featured Florida State Representative John Cortes in Kissimmee Friday. Jeng, a 25-year Kissimmee resident, is pushing for more civic engagement between area elected officials and the communities they serve. In the forum, Rep. Cortes talked about updates with public assistance…

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Patricia Rumph First to File Paperwork with Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Tuesday, November 14, 2016, Patricia Rumph became the first candidate to file paperwork with the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for the 2018 election. Rumph, a registered Democrat, filed paperwork to run for the Orange County Commission District 2 seat in the 2018 election. The District consists of Apopka,…

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Patricia Rumph First to File Paperwork with Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Tuesday, November 14, 2016, Patricia Rumph became the first candidate to file paperwork with the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for the 2018 election. Rumph, a registered Democrat, filed paperwork to run for the Orange County Commission District 2 seat in the 2018 election. The District consists of Apopka,…

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Orange County Commission District 5 Candidate Emily Bonilla Gets Rare Endorsement on Election Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – In July, Orange County Commissioners approved a plan that would build thousands of homes in the East Orange County Lake Pickett area. Orange County Commission District 5 candidate Emily Bonilla, Orange County Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales, and thousands of residents opposed the project. East Orange County resident…

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New Solar Co-op Hopes to Shine in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) By Orange County Government —Orange County homeowners looking to add solar power to their homes have an opportunity to do so at a discount through a new solar co-op program. The initiative is spearheaded by Orange County Government, the League of Women Voters of Florida and Florida Solar United Neighborhoods (FL…

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VIDEO NEWS

National Politics

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…

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, has issued…

Trump’s legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

WASHINGTON (AP) — First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and…

‘A good day’: Trump Claims Victory with Mueller Report Out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before the world glimpsed the redacted version of the special counsel’s report,…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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[OPINION]: Central Florida’s Regressive Prosecutor

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

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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…

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VIDEO: Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights First 100 Days in Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released a video highlighting his administration’s first 100 days in office.…

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City of Edgewood Elects New Mayor

EDGEWOOD, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - At Edgewood City Council’s monthly meeting on April 16, 2019,…

FNN SPORTS

  • Florida's 46th Governor Ron DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis, and former NBA star Tracy McGray were spotted courtside at Orlando Magic playoff against Toronto Raptors at Amway Center Friday, April 19, 2019. Photo by J Willie David, III / Florida National News
    ORLANDO (FNN SPORTS) - Governor Ron DeSantis, Former NBA Star Tracy McGrady Sit Courtside for Game 3 of Orlando Magic Playoffs (Photo: Willie David/Florida National News)

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce 2019 regular season schedule

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

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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

  • Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh held a press conference Monday on returning $1 billion to the tax roll. (Photo by Willie David / Florida National News)
    ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - Property Appraiser Rick Singh Recovers $1 Billion for Orange County Tax Roll (Photo by Willie David / Florida National 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…

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Bank of America Raising Hourly Minimum Wage to $20

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

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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…

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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…

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Linda McMahon to exit role at Small Business Administration

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

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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

  • Pictures of Nipsey Hussle's life were displayed during his memorial service. Photo: Getty Images.
    LOS ANGELES (BBC News) - One Person Killed During Nipsey Hussle Memorial Procession (Photo: Getty Images.)

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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…

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Jay-Z to Perform at Newly Renovated Webster Hall in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) - Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert…

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One Person Killed During Nipsey Hussle Memorial Procession

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (BBC News) - A person has been killed during a memorial procession for…

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Netflix launches comedy channel on SiriusXM

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is launching its first audio venture that will feature the…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

  • LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Blooms for 90 Days at Walt Disney World Resort (Photo courtesy Walt Disney World)

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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…