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Governor DeSantis Highlights Commitment to Prevent Alzheimer’s

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted his commitment to the prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease during a press conference at an assisted living center in Jacksonville. DeSantis noted that the 2021-2022 budget for Alzheimer’s research in the state budget was increased by $12 million, bringing the total to $51 million. He also…

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Community Leaders, Elected Officials Celebrate Juneteenth at Bronze Kingdom

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Community leaders and elected officials descended on Bronze Kingdom for Raise Your Glass Promotions’ UNITY Juneteenth Celebration Saturday. Raise Your Glass Promotions curates high end networking events on and Decades Parties for the predominantly African American business community in Orlando. Its UNITY networking events always feature a panel discussion with community…

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Florida Chamber Honors State Rep. Randy Fine for ‘Game Changing’ School Choice Legislation

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce honored State Representative Randy Fine (R-Brevard) with the Distinguished Advocate Award during its Learners to Earners Workforce Summit at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Tuesday, and he wasn’t alone. Florida Chamber President and CEO Mark Wilson recognized a total of 23 Florida lawmakers for…

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Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis Shares Vision of ‘Bright Future’ for Florida at Education Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis invited business leaders to share his office’s vision of a bright future for Florida’s education and workforce during the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit at the Wyndham Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Tuesday. “At the Lottery, our mission is simple: to be able…

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Charlie Crist Rips DeSantis During Voting Rights Tour Stop in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Congressman and Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s statewide Voting Rights Tour stopped in east Orlando to discuss Florida GOP’s road blocks on democracy. “Doesn’t seem like the governor’s an expert on elections,” Congressman Crist quipped as he opened the conversation on voting rights with the roundtable guests. “And that’s really a…

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Val Demings Officially Launches U.S. Senate Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Today Val Demings, Orlando’s first female Chief of Police and Congresswoman for Florida’s 10th District launched her campaign to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate against Sen. Marco Rubio. “When you grow up in the South poor, Black and female, you have to have faith in progress and opportunity. My father…

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