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Democratic Mayoral Candidate Sam Ings Donates $1,100 to Orange County Republicans

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – An elected Democrat financially supporting the  Republican Party is typically taboo, but it happened Saturday. Orlando District 6 Commissioner and Orlando mayoral candidate Sam Ings raised eyebrows after the Orange County Republican Party thanked him for his campaign’s  $1,100 financial contribution. Commissioner Ings attended the Orange County Republican Party’s “Trump…

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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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Hunger, Hospitality and Trafficking Dominate Orange County Board Meeting

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Orange County Board of County Commissioners saw hunger, hospitality and human trafficking as the main conversation during its August 20th meeting. The board signed a proclamation to recognize September as Hunger Action month. The board also gave an award to representatives from the Recycling Improvement Program. In the public…

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Real Estate Veteran Khalid Muneer Files to Unseat Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orlando community leader and real estate veteran Khalid Muneer filed his papers to run for Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. He’s running to unseat two-term incumbent Rick Singh, who is up for re-election in 2020. Singh filed for…

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A Quick Primer on the Team Solving Orange County’s Affordable Housing Crisis

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange County faces a growing affordable housing crisis, and Mayor Jerry Demings has taken notice–and action. Shortly after his inauguration, he formed Housing For All, an affordable housing task force to face the challenge head-on.  The Housing For All task force doesn’t meet monthly like the County Commission–in fact, their next…

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Philadelphia Moves to Fire 13 Officers Over Facebook Posts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is suspending 13 officers with intent to fire them following an investigation into offensive and sometimes threatening Facebook posts, the police commissioner announced on Thursday. The department had placed 72 officers on administrative leave in June after a nonprofit group published the results of a two-year review of personal Facebook…

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Andrew Jeng Enters Florida House District 43 Race in Osceola County

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Former Kissimmee City Commission candidate and tech business owner Andrew Jeng filed paperwork to run for Florida State Representative, District 43 on Monday, June 10, 2019 according to officials at the Florida Department of State Division of Elections. District 43 covers northern Osceola County and includes Buenaventura Lakes, Campbell, Kissimmee, and Poinciana. Representatives serve two-year terms and are…

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  • 49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0
    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: Penalties Kill Tampa Bay Lightning in 3-0 Shutout Loss to Carolina 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

  • Under Armour founder Kevin Plank relinquishes CEO post
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour founder Kevin Plank relinquishes CEO post

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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

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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

  • blink-182 and Lil Wayne (center) launch their North American Tour June 27, 2019. Photo: Live Nation.
    LOS ANGELES (FNN NEWS) - blink-182 and Lil Wayne Join Forces for Co-Headlining Summer Tour

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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…