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VIDEO: Alan Grayson Launches TV Ad on Impeaching President Donald Trump

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Former Congressman Alan Grayson, the Republicans’ worst nightmare, launched a new campaign video–in the style of a Hollywood political thriller trailer that should be selected for the 2019 Golden Trailer Awards–which focuses on his ongoing commitment to have President Donald Trump impeached. The video flashes the many controversial faces that…

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Florida Sends 25 FHP Vehicles to Puerto Rico to Aid in Recovery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida has donated 25 Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) vehicles to the Puerto Rico Police Department to support law enforcement needs and Hurricane Maria recovery. Governor Scott said, “Since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico last year, I have visited the island six times to offer guidance, assistance and support. We’ve…

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Heroic Florida Drama Teacher to Get Special Tony Award

NEW YORK (AP) — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher who picks her high school’s shows, builds the sets, hems the costumes — and nurtured many of the young people demanding change following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Melody Herzfeld, the one-woman drama department at…

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Duke Energy announces 2017 Power Partner award winners

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The familiar phrase “Cream rises to the top” precisely describes each of the six organizations receiving the 2017 Duke Energy Power Partner award. Duke Energy established the Power Partner award in 1992 to honor businesses and other organizations that achieve exemplary results in categories that include solutions innovation, community excellence, renewable excellence, sustainability innovation…

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Duke Energy sending additional personnel, resources to accelerate power restoration in Puerto Rico

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy is joining the U.S. utility industry effort to help rebuild electric infrastructure and restore power to the island of Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory hit hard by Hurricane Maria earlier this year, with hundreds of thousands of residents still without electricity. Beginning in January, the company will send more than 200 Duke Energy…

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[OPINION] Caught with Their Pants Down–from L.A. to D.C. Sexual Harrassment is Shaking the Establishment to its Core

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – News anchors, entertainment moguls, to high ranking political figures are being caught with their pants down, so to speak, as sexual harassment allegations are rocking from Hollywood to the Capital. So what do all these sexual harassment allegations mean? Is the liberal left getting boomerang reality check and mistakenly throwing…

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Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke Files to Run for County Mayor

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke (R – District 3), who during a recent Orange County Republican Executive Committee meeting announced his consideration for Orange County Mayor, is the latest to officially file to run for Mayor Jacobs’ seat on Tuesday. Commissioner Clarke has been busy of late working with the 1-4 for…

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VIDEO: U.S. Reps Val Demings and Darren Soto Host Disaster Assistance Workshop in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Representatives Val Demings and Darren Soto, in partnership with FEMA, the National Flood Insurance Program, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Small Business Administration, held an informative disaster assistance workshop from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Valencia College’s west campus Monday. Representatives from each organization provided action steps for…

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Hurricane Irma Leaves a Trail of Damage Across Orange County

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Hurricane Irma’s severe winds did not spare Florida, especially Orange County residents, from massive power outages, flooding, debris and property damage Sunday night. Hurricane Irma: Debris Governor Rick Scott urged South Floridians to evacuate and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs encouraged residents to seek shelter and stay off the roadways…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

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White House admits error for false claim on black employment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President…

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VIDEO: Congressman Darren Soto on Grayson's Attacks During Kissimmee Debate

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) talks with Florida National News after…

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VIDEO: Alan Grayson Launches TV Ad on Impeaching President Donald Trump

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Former Congressman Alan Grayson, the Republicans' worst nightmare, launched a…

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Trump Campaign Announces its Support for Kris Kobach for Governor of Kansas

NEW YORK, NY – Monday, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced its support for…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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City of Orlando’s Home-Sharing Ordinance Allows Residents to Rent a Portion of Their Home to Guests

ORLANDO, Fla. – In an effort to expose visitors to authentic Orlando experiences and provide…

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VIDEO: Congressman Darren Soto on Grayson's Attacks During Kissimmee Debate

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) talks with Florida National News after…

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Gillum, Faith Leaders Risk Arrest, Lead Sit-In at Rick Scott’s Office Over “Stand Your Ground”

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and faith leaders risked arrest with an act of…

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam Announces Over 30 Northeast Florida Endorsements

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Adam Putnam announced over 30 endorsements from community leaders and organizations across Northeast…

SPORTS NEWS

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VIDEO: Tony Dungy Talks Ring of Honor, Jameis Winston and the Anthem

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Former Buccaneers head coach and NFL Hall of Famer Tony…

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Horan Leads Portland Thorns to Huge Win in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Coming into Saturday night's game at Orlando City Stadium, the…

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Buccaneers Prove Ready in First Preseason Match Against Dolphins

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Thursday, August 9 marked the start of the 2018 NFL…

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Orlando Magic Unveil 30 Years of Pure Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. - As part of the Orlando Magic’s 30th anniversary celebration this upcoming season, the…

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The Pride's Late Effort Doesn't Earn 3 Points in Draw with Sky Blue FC

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Entering Sunday night's game at home, the Orlando Pride had…

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VIDEO: Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Family Night Highlights

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted its Florida Blue Family Night, a…

BUSINESS NEWS

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VIDEO: Elected Officials and Business Leaders Launch the 2018 Hispanic Business Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Elected officials and HCCMO trustees launched the 2018 Hispanic Business…

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VIDEO: The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro-Orlando Celebrates 25 Years of Service

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro-Orlando celebrated a quarter-century…

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Hispanic Chamber To Host 2018 Hispanic Business Conference in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) will celebrate…

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Zignavisual Florida Announces Corporate Re-Branding, Changes Name to iUSE Photography

MIAMI, Fla. -- Zignavisual, a leading real estate photography company serving South Florida realtors since 2016, is relaunching with…

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Banco do Brasil so impressed with Valencia Students that they give more money for Student Scholarships

ORLANDO, Fla.,   June 29, 2018  -  Banco do Brasil Americas will celebrate the 2018…

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VIDEO: Grenada Consul General Warren Newfield Discusses the Island Nation's Growth

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Grenada Ambassador-at-Large and Consul General in Miami Warren Newfield,…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Aerosmith is the latest act to head to Las Vegas to…

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Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town Wow Tampa on The Bandwagon Tour

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Grammy, CMA, and ACM award winning artists Miranda Lambert and…

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Guardians cast issues open letter in support of James Gunn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Pratt and his fellow “Guardians of the Galaxy” castmates are…

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Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces Revealed As The Next Original Haunted House Come To Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed an all-new original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror…

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New Spooky Experiences Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – There are more nights and new reasons to celebrate the…

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George Clooney released after motorcycle crash in Italy

ROME (AP) — Actor George Clooney was taken to the hospital in Sardinia and released…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Christopher Comins Donates Trauma Kits to Belle Isle Police, Launching School Safety Initiative

BELLE ISLE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Philanthropist Christopher Comins has been spotlighted in Florida National…

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Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces Revealed As The Next Original Haunted House Come To Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed an all-new original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror…

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New Spooky Experiences Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – There are more nights and new reasons to celebrate the…

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Oprah Winfrey tells Vogue that a 2020 presidential run would kill me

(CNN) - Oprah Winfrey is again dampening speculation that she may be planning to run for…

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A Big New Way to Play Comes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this Summer: Toy Story Land!

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (June 28, 2018) – It’s a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only…