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‘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…

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DAYTONA Supercross By Honda Preview: Eli Tomac Returns as Defending Champion with Decorated Monster Energy AMA Supercross Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Motivation abounds for Eli Tomac, coming into Saturday night’s DAYTONA Supercross By Honda high-flying motorcycle spectacle at Daytona International Speedway. Tomac, winner of the event last year in dominating fashion, is trying to become the ninth rider to win consecutive Supercross championships at the “World Center of Racing.” If…

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Ricky Taylor Clinches Rolex 24, Teammate Jeff Gordon 4th Driver to Win Both Rolex 24 and DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – via Daytona International Speedway // Ricky Taylor won a back-and-forth duel, punctuated by late-race contact, with Filipe Albuquerque and delivered a dramatic–and historic–Rolex 24 At Daytona victory on Sunday to Wayne Taylor Racing. Sunday’s drama, which built over the last several hours as respective Cadillacs DPi Prototypes driven by…

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2017 Roar Before the Rolex 24 kicks off at Daytona January 6

DAYTONA, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Roar Before the Rolex 24 kicks off the racing season at Daytona International Speedway as the event marks the first time race fans can observe their favorite drivers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. From Jan. 6-8, cars will be on the 3.56-mile road course in…

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The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’…

WASHINGTON, DC -- The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars at the Annual Summit hosted at the White House on Monday, September 18, 2017. The 62 All-Stars are undergraduate, graduate, and professional students recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. …

Trump’s comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike on Saturday. Wading into thorny issues of race…

AARP Launches Campaign to Root Out Social Media Scams

WASHINGTON (FNN NEWS) -- AARP -- With scams and fraud schemes proliferating on social media, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a campaign to educate Americans about social media hazards and provide information about how they can protect themselves. "Scammers have been using email and telephone calls to target unsuspecting victims for years.  Now, with…

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Orlando City Soccer Falls 3-0 to Portland Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore. (FNN SPORTS) – In the final match of a four-game road trip, Orlando City SC (9-13-8, 35 points) fell, 3-0, to the Portland Timbers (13-10-8, 47 points) on Sunday at Providence Park. “We felt we had to win all of our remaining matches. So I think the chances look really grim,” Lions head coach Jason Kreis said. “But…

Orlando Pride Clinch First-Ever Playoff Berth

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) -- A day after earning a point in its final regular season home game, Orlando Pride’s (10-6-7, 37 points) ticket to the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League postseason has been booked. The Pride’s place in the final four of the table was secured after Seattle Reign FC fell 1-0 against FC Kansas City on Sunday night at Memorial Stadium. With…

“I-4 for Puerto Rico” Hurricane Relief Drive Kicks-Off, Saturday, September…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Randy Ross --  What began as a relief effort for Texas in “I-4 for Texas” 3 weeks ago, morphed into “I-4 for Florida” following hurricane Irma, and is now “I-4 for Puerto Rico.” The donation drive kicks-off Saturday, September 23rd, with multiple drop points for the convenience of donors.  “Our community is stepping up yet again. …

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Discovery Village at the Forum Celebrates Brand New Independent Living…

FORT MYERS, Fla., (FNN NEWS) -- Discovery Village At The Forum, one of the top senior living communities in Southwest Florida, hosted a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on August 2nd to celebrate the completion of the area's newest, and most luxurious, independent living community. Discovery Village at the Forum's new independent living community is owned and operated by award-winning Discovery…

Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home…

Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson's and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall. Bernard is happy with her mother’s nursing home care, but it comes at a steep price: $7,000 per month, an amount that would…

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