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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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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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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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State Rep. Daisy Morales Condemns Gov. DeSantis’s Congressional Map, Disney District Dissolution Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) issued a strong statement Thursday after participating in a sit-in on the Florida House floor in protest against Florida governor Ron DeSantis‘s Congressional map and went on to slam his campaign to dissolve Disney’s special districts.   State Rep. Morales’s Statement on DeSantis’s Congressional Map “Our…

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Orlando International Airport Ends Mask Mandate

ORLANDO, Fla. – Following a Federal Court decision and updated directives from the Transportation Security Administration, the wearing of facial coverings will no longer be mandated at Orlando International Airport. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, which runs OIA, released the following statement: “The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority will continue to remain vigilant in its efforts to…

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Disney ‘Regrets’ Performance by Visiting School Drill Team

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Officials at Walt Disney World said Friday that a performance by a visiting Texas high school drill team that used American Indian stereotypes, including chants of “scalp them,” doesn’t reflect the Florida resort’s values. The performance this week in the Magic Kingdom by the “Indianettes” drill team from Port…

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