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  • FILE - In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 file photo, Lexi Thompson hits her tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Thompson has gone five years since her only major title. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Tag Archives: central Florida sports

Orlando City Earns Late 1-0 Victory Over Vancouver

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando City SC // Orlando City SC (3-3-2, 11 points) earned a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps (1-5-2, 5 points) on Saturday at Orlando City Stadium. The win served as the first for the Lions over Vancouver in Club history. Nani recorded lone goal on the afternoon, scoring…

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Orlando City SC Cuts General Manager Niki Budalic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando City SC // Orlando City SC has parted ways with General Manager of Soccer Operations Niki Budalic, effective immediately. “I would like to thank Niki for these past three seasons with us and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” CEO Alex Leitão said. “We start a…

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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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Florida Classic: B-CU Wildcats Snatch MEAC Title from FAMU Rattlers with 33-19 Win

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Wildcats (6-5 overall, 4-2 MEAC) and the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers (6-4 overall, 5-1 MEAC) descended on Orlando once again for the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic at Camping World Stadium Saturday afternoon and this year’s matchup was far more fierce on the field than…

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Buccaneers Fall Short Against Redskins 16-3

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are currently fourth in the NFC South with 3-5 on the season, were found wanting against the Washington Redskins (5-3) at Raymond James Stadium for Veterans Day.   FIRST HALF In the first series of the game, Fitzpatrick made a touchdown pass intended for…

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Milton Shines as Knights Stay Unbeaten

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – UCF entered their final non-conference game with something to prove, especially against a school that is in a “Power 5” conference. Led by Heisman Trophy candidate McKenzie Milton, the UCF Knights are now 4-0 by defeating the Pittsburgh Panthers by the score of 45-14. Milton went 18 for 34 yards…

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Paris couture climbs Mount Olympus, plumbs marine depths

PARIS (AP) — Female empowerment, controversies about race, and designs that plunged to the depths…

Senate Passes US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal, a Trump Priority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that…

Questions of racism linger as Harry, Meghan step back

LONDON (AP) — When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018,…

Iraq calls for expulsion of US troops over deadly airstrike

BAGHDAD (AP) — The blowback over the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general mounted…

Hezbollah vows to end US military presence in region

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group vowed Sunday to end the…

Pneumonia of unknown cause – China

On 31 December 2019, the WHO China Country Office was informed of cases of pneumonia…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orange Soil & Water Board Declares Removal Process Against Supervisor Morales Invalid

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – With the Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Board’s compliance…

Orlando Magic to Join City of Orlando to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a “Day of Service”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando Magic // The Orlando Magic, through the Magic…

Governor Ron DeSantis Calls on Legislature to Seize the Moment, Deliver for the People of Florida in State of the State Address

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis delivered the State of the State address to…

National Politics

Trump’s lawyers urge dismissal of ‘flimsy’ impeachment case

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team asserted Monday that he did “absolutely nothing…

Rep. Soto Announces New VA Office Hours

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced new hours for his Veteran Service Office at the Orlando VA…

Congresswoman Val Demings Named House Manager For Trump Impeachment Trial

ORLANDO, FL – Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), a member of the Judiciary and Intelligence Committees,…

Senate Passes US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal, a Trump Priority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that…

FNN SPORTS

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Orlando Magic to Join City of Orlando to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a “Day of Service”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando Magic // The Orlando Magic, through the Magic…

NBA: Magic Sign Gary Clark to 10-Day Contract, Release Josh Magette

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando Magic // The Orlando Magic have signed free…

Lightning Stop Coyotes Behind Vasilevskiy’s First Shutout

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded his first shutout…

NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning Winning Streak Extends to 8 with Canucks Win

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - In the first home game of 2020, the Lightning…

Kyle Busch Eager for 58th Rolex 24 At DAYTONA After 3-Day ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’ Test Session

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The champ is here, as in reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion…

2020 Vrbo Citrus Bowl: Alabama Resurges with a Vengeance After Early Michigan Lead

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide (10-2) wasted no…

BUSINESS NEWS

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FNN News Names Kareen Kennedy Assistant Editor

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida National News is thrilled to announce that Associate Entertainment…

[Upcoming Event Alert] LIVING THE DREAM: Soul Jazz & Art Auction in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Bronze Kingdom, located in Orlando Fashion Square Mall, will…

1,000+ Businesses and Attendees Expected at 2020 Seminole Business Expo

LAKE MARY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Seminole Business Expo (SBE) 2020 kicks off at…

Walt Disney World Characters Report Inappropriate Touching by Tourists

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The universal rule and now #MeToo mantra: Keep your hands…

‘Empire’ Star Vivica A. Fox Comes to Orlando in January 2020...and She Means Business

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - “Empire” (FOX) and “Kill Bill” star Vivica A. Fox is…

M&M’s Making a Move from Orlando to Disney Springs

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - One of the most recognizable candy brands, M&M’s, will be…

LIFESTYLE: TRAVEL, TOURISM, THEME PARKS

  • This handout image released on December 11, 2019 courtesy of Time shows the Time person of the Year cover with Greta Thunberg [Handout/Evgenia Arbugaeva/TIME/AFP]
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[Upcoming Event Alert] 31st Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival

EATONVILLE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The 31st Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and…

[Upcoming Event Alert]: Bottoms Up at the Inaugural Orlando Brew Festival

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - On January 31st, visit the Orlando Science Center after hours…

[Upcoming Event Alert] I AM KING: Scholarship Benefit Ball in Brevard County

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Party with a purpose! Celebrate the life, legacy, and…

[Upcoming Event Alert] LIVING THE DREAM: Soul Jazz & Art Auction in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Bronze Kingdom, located in Orlando Fashion Square Mall, will…

Walt Disney World Characters Report Inappropriate Touching by Tourists

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The universal rule and now #MeToo mantra: Keep your hands…

Ed Aschoff, Talented Writer and Reporter for ESPN, Dies at 34

OXFORD, Mass. (FNN NEWS) - Talented and charismatic college football writer for ESPN, Edward “Ed”…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America for 2019. Photo: Getty Images
    BEAUTY | WORLD | Making History: Miss World, Miss America, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss Universe are all Women of Color

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Review: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ is kinda bad. Whatcha gonna do?

The third edition of the “Bad Boys” franchise starts as it must do: With a…

Paris couture climbs Mount Olympus, plumbs marine depths

PARIS (AP) — Female empowerment, controversies about race, and designs that plunged to the depths…

In 2020, Women Take Charge in Film--Before and Behind the Lens

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Beyonce said it best in her hit song, “Run the…

Star Wars: Still a Force Gaining Funds, Despite Critics’ Drawbacks

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - I know I could suffer some serious backlash to say…

Walt Disney World Characters Report Inappropriate Touching by Tourists

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The universal rule and now #MeToo mantra: Keep your hands…