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    ORLANDO: The Orlando Pride and Chicago Red Stars had a heated match at Orlando City Stadium Saturday night. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

Tag Archives: FNN Politics and Power

The Federation of Republican Women Announce Carolyn Cook as Newly Appointed Orlando Chapter President

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Federation of Republican Women, one of the most respected women-led Republican organizations in the country with outstanding representation in Florida, announced on Monday, July 3 that Carolyn Cook, a highly successful businesswoman, mother and 2016 Orange County, Florida for Trump super-volunteer as their newly appointed President. The larger-than-life personality,…

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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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Supervisor Daisy Morales’ Annual Earth Day Tour Takes 40 Pine Hills Students on an Environmental Adventure

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…

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STUDY: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Takes Over Former President Obama’s Top Spot as the Most Followed World Leader on Instagram

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken over former U.S. President Barack Obama’s position as most followed world leader on Instagram with 6.8 million followers on his account, closely followed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump in second place with 6.3 million followers, according to the newly released 2017 “World Leaders on…

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Local Resident Funds Belle Isle Police Station Renovations

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — A ribbon cutting and reopening of the Belle Isle Police Station took place Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in the City of Belle Isle. The entire project was privately funded and managed by Belle Isle resident, community partner and philanthropist Christopher M. Comins. “We are very grateful for Mr. Comins’ generous donation…

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Orlando Officials Opens New Police Headquarters

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, City Commissioners and Police Chief John Mina opens the $50 million Orlando Police Department headquarters with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the corner of South Street and Orange Blossom Trail in Parramore Wednesday morning. This is not only a new building for Orlando Police officers and operations,…

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Returns to Wellesley College to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 will address the members of the Wellesley College Class of 2017 and an international audience of their family and friends at Wellesley’s 139th commencement exercises on Friday, May 26, at 10:30 am. Unlike many other colleges and universities, Wellesley’s commencement speaker selection process is driven by its students. “Secretary Clinton’s…

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San Francisco Sues President Trump for Unconstitutional Executive Order Targeting Sanctuary Cities

SAN FRANCISCO  — City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his administration for his executive order directing enforcement action against sanctuary cities and threatening to withhold federal funding from these cities. The suit claims that the order is unconstitutional and exceeds the president’s power. “The president’s executive order is not…

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POLITICS & POWER

Orlando City Commissioner Jim Gray Endorses Chadwick Hardee for Orange…

ORLANDO, Fla. (August 15) - Jim Gray, Orlando City Commissioner for District 1, today announced…

Judge's Ruling A Victory For Lake Pickett's Residents "See Order"

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Van Wyk ruling gave Lake Pickett's…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Appointed To Florida Urban Forestry Council

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Honorable Daisy Morales, an elected Supervisor with the Orange…

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Trump spat with Senate leader complicates tough agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell come at the worst possible time, if the president’s goal is actually to accomplish the agenda on health care, infrastructure and taxes he’s goading his GOP ally to pass. Congress, now on its August recess, will return to confront…

VIDEO: New Smokey Bear Digital-First Creative Highlights Lesser Known Wildfire…

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) -- In honor of Smokey Bear's 73rd birthday, the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters launched new digital-first videos and artwork inspired by beloved Smokey Bear posters to raise awareness of lesser known wildfire starts in an effort to decrease human-caused wildfires. The new artwork was created…

Orlando Labor Day Deals

ORLANDO, Fla., (FNN NEWS) -- Signaling the end of the summer travel season, Labor Dayweekend is the ideal time for travelers seeking a last-minute getaway at great prices. In Orlando, Labor Day weekend is traditionally the most affordable holiday weekend of the year offering savings on average of 10-30 percent over other holiday weekends such…

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Judge's Ruling A Victory For Lake Pickett's Residents "See Order"

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Van Wyk ruling gave Lake Pickett's residents a victory against Orange County Friday. The judge ruled that Lake Pickett South Development – also known as “The Grow” – is inconsistent with Rural Service Area development patterns. Commissioner Emily Bonilla Statement "I am very pleased with the results of the order. Finally, after over three…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Appointed To Florida Urban Forestry Council

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Honorable Daisy Morales, an elected Supervisor with the Orange Soil & Water Conservation District was recently appointed to Florida Urban Forestry Council during the August 9th meeting in Sumterville, Florida. “I look forward to working with the council members to find new ways to promote the organization and create public awareness about urban forestry in Florida,”…

State Senator Victor Torres and Representative Amy Mercardo To Hold…

KISSIMMEE. Fla. (FNN NEWS) - State Senator Victor Torres, Jr., and House Representative Amy Mercardo (D-Orlando) will be holding a community roundtable on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:30pm at Meadow Woods Community Center, 1751 Rhode Island Circle, Orlando FL 32824. We will have representatives from Orange County Sheriff's Department, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Clerk of Courts and…

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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…

Florida school board will challenge new charter school law

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district is challenging a new state law that steers more money to privately-run charter schools. The Sun Sentinel reported Wednesday that the Broward County School Board voted to sue over the sweeping legislation pushed by House Speaker Richard Corcoran. An attorney working for the district said that other school…

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