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The Wolf Man, Dracula and The Mummy Unite for the First Time Ever for Universal’s Newest Haunted House

ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Ca. (FNN) – Universal Pictures’ most notorious horror icons, The Wolf Man, Dracula and The Mummy, come together for the first time ever in the all-new “Universal Monsters: Legends Collide” haunted houses as part of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort – where these infamous classic monsters invite guests to join them in…

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Florida County Hurt by Pandemic Offers Tuition to Graduates

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. (AP) — After two years of a pandemic that battered the workforce of this tourism-dependent county in central Florida, leaders had a gift for departing high school graduates this month: free tuition at either the local community college or the county technical school. Osceola County commissioners announced earlier this year that they…

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Food Truck Explodes at Florida Seafood Festival

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A food truck exploded during a seafood festival in Florida on Saturday, sending one person to the hospital with severe burns, according to authorities. The Vero Beach police said state and local fire officials are investigating the cause of the explosion. The department posted photos of the scene on Facebook that showed…

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Interfaith Group Asks Starbucks to Drop Vegan Milk Surcharge

BOSTON (AP) — A group of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders is asking Starbucks to stop charging extra for vegan milk alternatives, saying the practice amounts to a tax on people who have embraced plant-based lifestyles. In a statement issued Friday, an interfaith coalition led by Nevada-based Hindu activist Rajan Zed pressed the coffee…

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Visit Orlando and Orlando Economic Partnership Unveil Orlando’s New Global Brand: ‘Unbelievably Real’ Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – Visit Orlando, The Official Tourism Association® for Orlando, and Orlando Economic Partnership, the economic and community development organization for the region, today announced the launch of one singular, comprehensive and consistent brand to promote the destination and region. The new “Unbelievably Real” brand platform is the product of a first-of-its-kind partnership between…

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No More Curfew After Quiet Weekend on South Beach

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — No curfew will be in place on South Beach this weekend as spring break comes to an end, city officials announced Tuesday. Miami Beach City Manager Alina Hudak said she will not extend the state of emergency that was declared last week following two shootings that injured five people in the city’s South Beach…

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Dior Reimagines Feminist Fashion in History in Paris Show

PARIS (AP) — Dior’s affirmed feminist designer Maria Grazia Chiuri used the male gaze, as reflected in female oil portraits across the centuries, to make a fashion statement on female empowerment and subjugation. But Tuesday’s feisty ready-to-wear display in Paris, set in the splendid Tuileries Gardens, was also just a beautifully conceived collection — one…

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