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Florida Lottery Game Drawing Results May 4

Following are the Florida Lottery winning numbers for May 4, 2019. GAME WINNING NUMBERS JACKPOT / TOP PRIZE WINNERS NEXT JACKPOT JACKPOT / TOP PRIZE WINNING TICKET(S) SOLD 06-16-23-30-61 ; PB: 02 PowerPlay:02 ROLLOVER $215 Million May 8 N/A 01-04-14-33-36-43; XTRA: 03 ROLLOVER $4.5 Million May 8 N/A 06-24-27-29-36 Prize: $113,730.16 # of Winners: 2 –…

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Governor DeSantis Applauds Senate Confirmation of Executive Agency Heads

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis issued the below statement following the Florida Senate’s confirmation of the Governor’s Executive Agency Heads. “I am proud of the team we have assembled to lead our agencies, which include some of the brightest minds and leaders our state and nation have to offer,” said Governor DeSantis. “I’d like to thank…

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Governor DeSantis signs new protections law for police dogs, or horses

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/CS/SB 96: Police, Fire, and Search and Rescue Dogs and Police Horses. The bill increases the penalty from a third-degree felony to a second-degree felony for intentionally and knowingly causing great bodily harm, permanent disability, or death to police canines or horses, fire canines, or search and rescue…

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Florida Supreme Court Affirms Governor’s Authority to Suspend Scott Israel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming Governor Ron DeSantis’ authority to suspend former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for neglect of duty and incompetence.  “Today’s Florida Supreme Court opinion leaves no doubt of my authority as Governor to suspend a government official for neglect of duty and incompetence,” said Governor DeSantis.…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW)

Eglin AFB, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW), an initiative to leverage the talent of Florida’s leading law firms to provide pro bono services to military members. Joined by Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs Executive Director Danny Burgess, Enterprise Florida President and CEO Jamal Sowell, U.S Coast Guard Chief of…

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VIDEO: Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights First 100 Days in Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released a video highlighting his administration’s first 100 days in office. Today also marked the 100th public event the Governor has held since taking office. “During my Inaugural Address, I agreed with Hamilton that, ‘Energy in the executive is the leading character in the definition of good government,’” said Governor DeSantis. “That’s why…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Calls on State Colleges and Universities to Adopt Free Speech Resolution

Tallahassee, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – (Source: Governor Ron DeSantis’ Office) // Today, at Florida State University, Governor Ron DeSantis called on Florida’s state college and university presidents to adopt a resolution that protects and promotes the free speech of students on their campuses. The Governor requested that they frequently display their resolution throughout their campuses to…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Award of National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday morning in a press release to Florida National News that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) an opioid-crisis Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) to combat the opioid epidemic in Florida. The grant is worth up to $2,500,000, with $833,333…

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VIDEO NEWS

National Politics

Step by step: Democrats play the long game against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes…

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

BAGHDAD (AP) — When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials…

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald…

U.S. Reps Darren Soto and Brian Mast To Hold Press Conference on Congressional Services Act in Kissimmee May 20

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Monday, May 20th at 9:30 am, U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Gov. DeSantis: ‘Dumping’ migrants in Florida is unacceptable

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor plans to fight any federal plans to fly hundreds…

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs CS/HB 107: Wireless Communications While Driving

Sarasota, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 107: Wireless Communications While Driving. The law…

U.S. Reps Darren Soto and Brian Mast To Hold Press Conference on Congressional Services Act in Kissimmee May 20

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Monday, May 20th at 9:30 am, U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and…

Governor Ron DeSantis, Gary Sinise and Westgate Resorts Honor Thousands of Military Families

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis hosted thousands of military families in Kissimmee…

FNN SPORTS

  • Orlando City's Chris Mueller (in white) battle for the ball against Atlanta United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Photo courtesy of The Bleacher Report.
    ORLANDO (FNN SPORTS) - MATCH RECAP: Orlando City Falls 1-0 in Atlanta (Photo courtesy of The Bleacher Report)

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The Latest: Tiger on wrong side of cut at PGA Championship

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Friday…

Only four players in 100 years have won six NFL titles

Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is…

Jaguars Make Roster Moves Following Day Two of Rookie Minicamp

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Jacksonville Jaguars // Following the the team’s annual rookie minicamp,…

MATCH RECAP: Orlando City Falls 1-0 in Atlanta

ATLANTA (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando City SC // Orlando City (3-5-3, 12 points) fell 1-0…

Portland Thorns FC Rout Orlando Pride 3-1 at Home

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Orlando Pride have an uphill battle this season. With…

Bucks beat Celtics 116-91 to advance to East final

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks found another gear after their first…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald…

US to Add 30,000 Seasonal Worker Visas as Soon as This Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into…

Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS's Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday…

Bank of America Raising Hourly Minimum Wage to $20

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America plans to raise its starting pay to $20…

Pinterest sets sites on $1.5B in first public share offering

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public…

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet’s final journey

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • Oscar-nominated Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki, the 2019 Un Certain Regard President for the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, speaks in a special interview during Kering's "Women In Motion" in Cannes, France May 16, 2019. Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News.
    CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - 2019 Cannes Film Festival: Pioneer Lebanese Oscar-Nominated Director Talks Women in Motion (Photo: Patience Eding/Another Concept Magazine/Florida National News)

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Review: Egerton glitters in glossy, conventional ‘Rocketman’

Whatever you say about Dexter Fletcher’s glossy, glittering Elton John blinged-out biopic ”Rocketman ,” a shiny…

[PHOTOS] Bella Hadid Stuns for “Dolor Y Gloria” Premiere at Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - Supermodel and Bvlgari ambassador Bella Hadid is no stranger to…

Pop Icon Dionne Warwick Releases New Album “She's Back”

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) - Legendary Grammy Award-winner Dionne Warwick releases her new album, She’s Back (Kind Music/Entertainment…

Grumpy Cat, Who Entertained Millions Online, Dies at Age 7

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and…

[PHOTOS] Shailene Woodley Bucks Trend, Steals Show During “Rocketman” Premiere at Cannes

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - "Big Little Lies" actress Shailene Woodley bucked the red carpet…

2019 Cannes Film Festival: Pioneer Lebanese Oscar-Nominated Director Talks Women in Motion

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - Nadine Labaki made history last year as the first Lebanese female…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

  • “Wonderful World of Animation” to cap milestone day at the Walt Disney World Resort theme park, including special merchandise, food and beverage, and character appearances
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – “Wonderful World of Animation” to cap milestone day at the Walt Disney World Resort theme park, including special merchandise, food and beverage, and character appearances

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[PHOTOS] The Most Stunning Celebrity Looks from 2019 Cannes Film Festival’s Opening Night

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) – Stunning celebrity fashion filled the red carpet on Opening Night…

Governor Ron DeSantis, Gary Sinise and Westgate Resorts Honor Thousands of Military Families

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis hosted thousands of military families in Kissimmee…

Expedia Unpacks the Best Time to Book, Cheap Places to Visit, and Everything Else You Need to Know About Summer 2019

BELLEVUE, Wash. (FNN NEWS) - Searches for "summer 2019" have been on the rise for the…

3 black women win Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America

NEW YORK (AP) — When Cheslie Kryst won the Miss USA crown, it marked more…

Cinematic Horror Icons Come to Life in All-New “Universal Monsters” Mazes at Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights”

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. – “Universal Monsters” will come to life in all-new terrifying Halloween Horror…