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Category Archives: Parkland Shooting

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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March For Our Lives Rally In Washington, D.C. Said To Be Largest Ever In Capital’s History

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS)  — Exceeding expectations, a huge throng of peaceful but passionate demonstrators filled the streets around the U.S. Capitol for today’s March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. Addressed by teenage speakers from around the country who have been affected by gun violence, attendees rallied to demand legislative action. While Washington, D.C. authorities have yet to give an official estimate,…

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Gov. Scott, Senate President Negron and House Speaker Corcoran Announce Appointments to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott, Senate President Joe Negron and House Speaker Richard Corcoran announced appointments to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Governor Scott also named Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri as Chairman. The Commission was established by SB 7026, the Marjory Stoneman…

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Makeshift Memorials for Parkland School Victims Continue To Grow

PARKLAND, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Makeshift memorials continue to grow outside of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida where 17 people lost their lives in a mass shooting on February 14. For nearly a month, students, faculty, families and community members have brought flowers, balloons, candles, teddy bears, crosses and other mementos to pay…

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Parkland Students Make Bittersweet Return to School

PARKLAND, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – An emotional day for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and teachers as they attend a back-to-school orientation a little more than a week after the February 14 school shooting that claimed the lives of 17 people. Before entering the building, thousands of people gathered near the flower-filled memorials just…

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Unveils 500 Million Dollar Safety Plan After Parkland Deadly School Shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jamie Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alexander Schachter, Carmen Schentrup, Peter Wang. Unfortunately, none of the plans I’m announcing today will bring any of them back, but it’s important…

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VIDEO: Parkland Florida Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Deadly Shooting Press Conference

PARKLAND, Fla. (FNN NEWS) –  Florida Governor Rick Scott, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and other officials held a press conference Thursday morning to gave the media an update on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting that left 17 dead and several injured.…

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STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings Brings Transportation Conversation to Apopka

APOPKA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange County Jerry Demings hosted another Transportation Town Hall Meeting…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Students on Educational Tour of Orlando Water Treatment Facility

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales treated…

Mayor Demings Announces the Selection of the Chief Innovation & Emerging Technology Officer

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Mayor Jerry L. Demings is pleased to announce the selection of…

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Two Executive Orders, Expands Early Voting in Bay and Gulf Counties

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-261 extending the State of…

National Politics

Bloomberg: His news reporters need to accept restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says employees at his news organization…

A reason Democrats won’t wait: Trump cases tied up in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the…

Sailor who killed 2 and himself at Pearl Harbor identified

HONOLULU (AP) — A Navy sailor shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking…

House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against…