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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: Florida Governor Rick Scott

Gov. Scott Announces 2018 Florida Military-Friendly Guide

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the release of the 2018 Florida Military-Friendly Guide. The annual guide, created by the Florida Defense Support Task Force, offers a summary of Florida’s laws, programs and services benefitting military service members and their families. It also highlights Florida’s low tax and financial advantages, educational benefits, professional licensure…

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Gov. Scott Announces Opening of Spiny Lobster Mini-Season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the 2018 spiny lobster mini-season and encouraged families and visitors to enjoy Florida’s beautiful outdoors. The two-day recreational mini-season will take place July 25 and 26. In 2016, more than 69,000 people participated in the two-day recreational mini-season. Governor Scott said, “It’s no secret that Florida is the fishing…

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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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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…

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

MOSCOW (AP) — A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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…

One Day Before Pence Visit, FDP to Host “Latinos Against Trump” News Conference in Kissimmee

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - One day before Mike Pence will try to drum up support at…

National Politics

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…

US Military Training for Saudi Students Could Resume Soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students could be…

FNN SPORTS

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    WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL | UCF Knights “Charge On” to 80-58 Victory over Quinnipiac

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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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    ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - ‘Empire’ Star Vivica A. Fox Comes to Orlando in January 2020…and She Means Business

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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

  • MIckey and Minnie Mouse pose for pictures at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Getty Images.
    ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - Walt Disney World Characters Report Inappropriate Touching by Tourists

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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

  • Actress Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Photo: Warner Bros.
    MOVIES | In 2020, Women Take Charge in Film–Before and Behind the Lens

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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…

‘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…

Live Again from Saturday Night, It’s Eddie Murphy!

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) - Christmas came early on December 21st, 2019 as we…