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Orlando Magic Defeat LeBron and the Lakers 130-117

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Orlando started their rare back-to-back homestand with an impressive 130-117 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. Nikola Vucevic led six Magic players in double-figures in points. He had a game-high 36 points and 13 rebounds. Vucevic had his way with the Lakers. Every time the Lakers would…

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Orlando’s Slow Start Causes Loss To Spurs

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – After having their best performance of the short preseason Wednesday night, the Orlando Magic started off slow and couldn’t find their rhythm Friday. Because of the slow start, the Magic end their preseason with a 100-81 loss to the San Antonio Spurs with a 2-3 record. Even though the Magic…

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Patricio Garino thrilled NBA scouts at the Orlando Summer League.

Orlando, Fla. (FNN Sports) Patricio Garino an Argentine player who recently ended his U.S. college career at George Washington University named Atlantic 10 Conference All-Defensive team three years in a row and All-Conference Second Team in 2016. Garino also represented the Orlando Magic (White Roster) on Saturday at the Orlando Summer League and he generated some buzz amongst…

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Orlando Magic Hires Frank Vogel

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN Sports) — The Magic have agreed to a deal, in principle, with former Pacers coach Frank Vogel to become head coach of the team. Larry Bird’s refusal to re-sign Vogel came as a surprise to the rest of the league, just as Skiles’ resignation had. In four seasons with the Pacers, Vogel…

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Magic Edge Heat in Overtime

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – The Magic defeat the Heat, 95-92. The game marked the return of Aaron Gordon, who played 17 minutes off the bench, scoring 10. Gordon and Hezonja gave fans at the Amway plenty to cheer for, including an athletic reverse layup by Gordon, a steal and dunk by Hezonja, and a…

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Does Orlando Need a Rim Protector?

ORLANDO, FL ( FNN Sports) – Having a premier rim protector is a commodity that wins championships in the NBA. It is difficult to find a title-winning team that went through the playoffs without one. Rim proctection does not exclusively entail blocking attempts to the basket; rather, it also involves altering shots as well as…

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Magic Rally with Huge Comeback

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – The Magic defeat the Rockets, 123-119. Despite coming back from more than a 20-point deficit, it was disappointing to see the defensive shortcomings the team had. Victor Oladipo, for example, spent way too much time guarding one player without being cognizant of the defensive rotations going around him. A lot…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

Rep. Soto, Members Introduce Bipartisan Bills Preventing Virtual Currency Price Manipulation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) along with Ted Budd (R-NC-13), introduced two pieces…

Congressman Darren Soto’s Lake Nona Office Relocating to Orlando VA Medical Center

Kissimmee, FL – Starting Monday, December 3rd  2018, Congressman Darren Soto’s Lake Nona District office will be…

At Capitol, Bush saluted as gentle soul, great man

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn…

World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orange County Legislative Delegation Announces Public Meeting

Orange County, Fla. – Representative Kamia L. Brown, Chair of the Orange County Legislative Delegation, has…

Orange County Property Appraiser Launches Crowdsourced Holiday Lights Map

Orlando, FL – One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is…

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Inducted to Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Central Florida business community gathered at the 14th How to Do Business…

Gov. Scott Announces the Launch of Tourism Assistance Programs Following Hurricane Michael

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the launch of two VISIT FLORIDA Hurricane Michael…

SPORTS NEWS

  • Nikola Vucevic takes the ball to the net against the Philadelphia 76ers at Amway Center Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.
    ORLANDO Orlando’s Big Fourth Quarter Sparks 111-106 Victory at Home Against the 76ers. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

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Orlando City SC Announces Protected List For 2018 MLS Expansion Draft

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City SC today announced its protected list for the 2018 MLS Expansion…

Alex Morgan Named 2018 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year

CHICAGO – On the heels of a sensational goal scoring run this year, forward Alex Morgan…

Eight Finalists Announced For 2018 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

The eight finalists for the 2018 ART ROONEY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD have been named, the NFL announced today.…

David Steele To Be Inducted Into Orlando Magic Hall of Fame

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Magic will induct longtime play-by-play announcer David Steele into their Hall of…

Gerald McCoy Named Tampa Bay Buccaneers Nominee For Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today Gerald McCoy as its nominee for the Walter Payton…

VIDEO: Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford Pregame Presser On Denver Nuggets

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Orlando Magic (12-12) head coach Steve Clifford held a pregame…

BUSINESS NEWS

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U.S. Postal Service Prepared For The Holidays

ORLANDO, FL — The U.S. Postal Service is prepared for the holiday season and will offer extended…

World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with…

Microsoft surpasses Apple as most valuable public company

Microsoft’s big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple…

VIDEO: West Lakes Orlando Business Incubator Gets $200,000 Funding Boost from JPMorgan Chase

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - LIFT Orlando, Mayor Buddy Dyer and the West Lake Business…

Adam Rosen, Son of Orlando Philanthropist Harris Rosen, Dies of Brain Cancer

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Adam Michael Rosen, son of Orlando philanthropist and hotelier Harris…

Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Knight Foundation awards grant to Miami Film Festival as part of a $37 million investment in the arts!

MIAMI, Fla. - The Miami film scene received another tremendous boost this past Monday. As…

The Golden Globes Nominations: Snubs and Surprises

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - The 76th Golden Globe Awards will be held on…

46th Annie Award Nominations Announced Animation’s Biggest Night Set for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at UCLA’s Royce Hall

BURBANK, CA. - Nominations for the 46th annual Annie Awards were announced on Dec. 3, 2018…

Bobby Brown Sues Showtime and BBC for $2 Million

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) - Bobby Brown has often been very protective over his…

Elton John Cancels Both Sold Out Florida Shows

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Elton John has canceled both sold out shows in Florida…

Barry Manilow Donates New Yamaha Piano to Launch New Instrument Drive for Jones H.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Pop music icon Barry Manilow hopes others will follow his…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Join Mickey and Friends in Celebrating the Holiday Season at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park features…

Disney Chefs Bake Up Holiday Magic with Gingerbread Displays at Disney Parks and Resorts, Disney Cruise Line

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Wide-eyed wonderment will wash over Disney guests this holiday season…

OPINION: Melania Trump Dreams of a Very Red Christmas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN NEWS) - First Lady Melania Trump clearly isn’t having a blue Christmas…

Nearly 1,200 Athletes Competed in Special Olympics Florida's State Fall Classic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Special Olympics Florida athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans descended on…

Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers Made Celebrities at Special Olympics Florida Champions' Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The red carpet rolled out for Special Olympics Florida’s Annual Champion’s…