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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: Orange County politics

Commissioner Jennifer Thompson Blasts Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer For Power Grab In Commission Race

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Recently, Orange County District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson did not hold back when she went live on Facebook to blast Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer for what she called “a blatant power grab“ in the 2018 District 4 Commission race. It appears the problem started when Dyer’s homelessness and social services aide Lori Pampilo Harris…

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Jacqueline “Jackie” Gomez-Tejeda Joins Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith’s Legislative Team

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Source: Office of Florida Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith // Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith has hired community leader, Jacqueline “Jackie” Gomez-Tejeda to join his legislative team. Gomez-Tejeda brings over two decades of experience in social work and government relations into her new role as Rep. Smith’s District Executive Secretary (DES). Gomez-Tejeda…

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VIDEO: Orange County School Board Chairman Bill Sublette Launches His Campaign for County Mayor

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange County School Board Chairman Bill Sublette launched his official campaign for Orange County Mayor in a press conference in the lobby of the First Green Bank in downtown Orlando Monday. In his press conference, Sublette announced that he plans to employ his extensive experience with the Orange County School…

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Orange Soil & Water Board Meetings Return to County Commission Chambers After 10-Year Ban

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors’ monthly meetings will be held in the Orange County Commission chambers at long last after a ten-year ban imposed by Orange County officials was recently lifted. The Board returned to county chambers Friday, February 10, 2017 to hold its monthly meeting.…

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Patricia Rumph First to File Paperwork with Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Tuesday, November 14, 2016, Patricia Rumph became the first candidate to file paperwork with the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for the 2018 election. Rumph, a registered Democrat, filed paperwork to run for the Orange County Commission District 2 seat in the 2018 election. The District consists of Apopka,…

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Patricia Rumph First to File Paperwork with Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Tuesday, November 14, 2016, Patricia Rumph became the first candidate to file paperwork with the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office for the 2018 election. Rumph, a registered Democrat, filed paperwork to run for the Orange County Commission District 2 seat in the 2018 election. The District consists of Apopka,…

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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…

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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

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

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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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

  • 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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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

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his historic “I Have a Dream” speech during the Civil Rights Movement’s March on Washington. Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS.
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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

  • Rey and Kylo Ren face off in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” Courtesy of Disney
    MOVIES | Star Wars: Still a Force Gaining Funds, Despite Critics’ Drawbacks

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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…