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Orlando Mayor Dyer, Commissioner Ortiz Launch Hispanic Heritage Month at City Hall

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – To celebrate the commencement of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, 2019, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando District 2 Commissioner Tony Ortiz, and Orange County citizens gathered at Orlando City Hall to recognize Latin American culture. “Hispanic Americas: A History of Serving Our Nation” as the event…

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Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump Endorses Sam Ings for Mayor of Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump boldly announced that he stands with Commissioner Samuel B. Ings for the next Mayor of Orlando. Attorney Crump, who is best known for fighting high-profile cases involving police shootings of African-Americans, spoke at the 2019 summer conference of National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials…

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Heroes Community Park Ribbon Cutting

On July 13th the community gathered in Lake Nona to be part of the ribbon cutting of the new Heroes Community Park in Orlando. Heroes Community Park was named by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. In his speech at the ribbon cutting Mayor Dyer told the audience that he decided to name the park Heroes Community…

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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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Orange County and City of Orlando Welcome Foreign Diplomats with Experience Florida 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orange County and the City of Orlando are honored to welcome representatives from 31 different foreign missions, as part of Experience Florida. Experience Florida is a four-day program for participants to network and strengthen economic, commercial, scientific and cultural relations between the countries they represent and Florida. The foreign diplomats will be…

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Community Leaders Come Together to Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Hispanic Office for Local Assistance (HOLA)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and City Commissioners will join our Hispanic and multicultural community leaders and partners to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the City of Orlando’s Hispanic Office for Local Assistance (HOLA.) Since opening its doors in 2004, HOLA has welcomed and served 175,000 residents, visitors, and newcomers from different cultural backgrounds by…

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    US NEWS | LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — 49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0

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Domingo won’t perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has…

Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Angry over the U.S. withdrawal, residents of a Kurdish-dominated Syrian city…

Mission Resolve Foundation Purchases Forklifts and Provides Forklift Training to NEMA Grand Bahama

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Source: Mission Resolve Foundation // Mission Resolve Foundation purchased…

Ukraine reviews case into company that employed Biden son

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing…

Court calls US “enhanced interrogation techniques” torture

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal court in San Francisco took the unusual step of…

Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

Brussels, Belgium - Today, the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-hosting the…

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STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orlando Honors its Veterans at the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - For 20 years Orlando has honored its veterans by with…

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Wins 5th Term in Landslide Over Ings and Simons

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Incumbent Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer netted a landslide win over…

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Discussion Panel at Florida International University

MIAMI, Fla. – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez visited Florida International University to host a Domestic…

Early Voting Starts For Orlando Mayoral and District 6 City Commissioner General Election

ORLANDO, Fla.  – The City of Orlando General Election will be held on Tuesday, November…

National Politics

More celebs join Michelle Obama’s voter outreach drive

NEW YORK (AP) — Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to…

Bloomberg opens door to a 2020 Democratic presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening…

Trump ‘violates all recognized democratic norms,’ federal judge says in biting speech on judicial independence

In an unusually critical speech that lamented the public’s flagging confidence in the independence of…

Ex-Trump aide confirms Biden probe sought, says not illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official confirmed Thursday that military aid to…

FNN SPORTS

  • The Carolina Hurricanes face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena Tuesday. Photo: Doug Clifford/Tampa Bay Times.
    TAMPA BAY (FNN SPORTS) - NHL Preseason Prediction: Lightning vs. Hurricanes (Photo: Doug Clifford/Tampa Bay Times)

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NFL Celebrates College Football’s 150th Anniversary During Monday Night Football

NEW YORK, NY (FNN SPORTS) – Source: NFL // As the National Football League marks…

UCF Knights “Rendezvous With the Stars” Space Game Ends in Victory Against Houston

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Today’s game marks the third annual #UCFinSPACE game honoring the…

Still Too Early to Hit the Panic Button as the Lightning Continue Working on Their Corrections

NEW YORK, NY (FNN SPORTS) - Last night the Lightning began their second road trip…

Magic, Markelle Fultz win season opener against the Cavaliers 94-85

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Nikola Vucevic, Evan Fournier and Markelle Fultz led the Orlando…

NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning Defeat Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 with an Epic Call

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - “To score or not to score, that is the…

The XFL announced its 2020 schedule

Stamford, Conn., – The XFL today announced its 2020 schedule, a 79-day sprint from kick-off to…

BUSINESS NEWS

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    Nourishing Biologicals skin care line defies aging at the cellular level. Photo courtesy of Nourishing Biologicals.

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22nd Don Quijote Awards Finalists Announced

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — Source: Don Quijote Awards // Excitement builds for the 22nd Annual…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…

Demand for fast, online delivery drives UPS 3Q

DALLAS (AP) — UPS is doing booming business in next-day deliveries in the United States…

McDonald’s comparable-store sales feed on deliveries

CHICAGO (AP) — Surging demand for delivery is pushing comparable-store sales higher at McDonald’s, but…

US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen surges

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher in early trading Tuesday following several positive earnings…

High prices drove US home sales down 2.2% in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 2.2% in September, as rising home prices and…

LIFESTYLE: TRAVEL, TOURISM, THEME PARKS

  • An African American family has fun flexing for the camera at Universal Orlando Resort.
    ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Passholder Appreciation Days Perks

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Orlando Honors its Veterans at the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - For 20 years Orlando has honored its veterans by with…

Conservation Supervisor Daisy Morales, Commissioner Cordero Unveil Conservation Signs in District 4

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Drivers entering Orange County from Osceola County know for sure…

Universal Cinemark at Citywalk Completes State of the Art Upgrades

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) ­– Source: Universal// Universal Cinemark at CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort's epic dining…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…

Sheila E. to Perform Live in Disney’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E., will be live in…

Top Car Brands Return to Orlando for Central Florida International Auto Show

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The world's top car brands came to Orlando to show…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • AOMG CEO Jay Park, Simon Dominic, Gray, Code Kunst, and Woo Won Jae have a drink as they discuss the contract for the program as well as the audition applications. Poster: AOMG.
    SEOUL, South Korea (FNN EWS) - South Korean Record Label AOMG to Launch Hip-Hop Audition Program

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Lincoln Center in New York City to honor Spike Lee in April

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee will receive Film at Lincoln Center’s 46th Chaplin Award. Lincoln…

Domingo won’t perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has…

Universal Cinemark at Citywalk Completes State of the Art Upgrades

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) ­– Source: Universal// Universal Cinemark at CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort's epic dining…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…

Sheila E. to Perform Live in Disney’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E., will be live in…

VIDEO: Vin Diesel’s Back in Action with Sci-Fi Comic Movie ‘BLOODSHOT’

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - Vin Diesel fans will get their next fix of…