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State of Florida Recruiting H.Q. Daily Briefing: Clemson offers f...

Hundreds of Florida athletes hit the road Tuesday — starting with Florida State's Midnight Madness event and the debut of Mike Norvell's Polaris Slingshot motorcycle.  Colleges finally are able to see players in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown last March.

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FDLE agent, suspect injured in shooting ...

An agent with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement was injured in a shooting in Kissimmee Tuesday afternoon.

FDLE: Agent injured in Kissimmee shootin...

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) said on Tuesday that one of its agents was injured during a shooting in Kissimmee.

Orlando Magic player says his Lamborghini was stolen from dealers...

An Orlando Magic player said that his Lamborghini was stolen from a dealership and totaled by a suspect while fleeing from police. Orlando Magic Guard-Forward Terrence Ross posted about the incident on Instagram on Tuesday.

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Orlando gets a taste of Portillo’s ahead...

Customers have started to get a taste of Portillo’s hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches, even though the restaurant’s announced opening date is June 15. A YouTube video posted Saturday by Theme Park Mikey,

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Central Florida Airports Settle Name Dis...

Orlando Melbourne International Airport will be renamed, settling a years-long dispute, with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.

Florida sheriff rips state's juvenile system after 2 youths flee ...

A Florida sheriff ripped the state’s juvenile justice system Tuesday night as a 14-year-old girl was "fighting for her life" after she and a 12-year-old boy got into a shootout with Volusia County deputies.

Florida kids, 12 and 14, fire at deputie...

The boy and girl had escaped from a nearby Volusia County group home. The girl was shot and underwent treatment for life-threatening injuries.

Orlando Magic player’s Lamborghini stole...

A bright orange Lamborghini SUV belonging to Terrence Ross was stolen from a dealership this week and the thieves took it for a joy ride, attempting to evade authorities before totaling the car, according to Ross and law enforcement officials.

Airport still seeking service to Florida

The local airport will aggressively pursue new flights, including service to Florida, as airlines recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, its director promised Thursday. During a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport board meeting,

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Universal Orlando raising minimum wage t...

Universal Orlando Resort announced Thursday that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour beginning late next month.

Universal Orlando Raises Starting Pay To...

Universal Orlando Resort is raising their starting pay to $15 an hour. The announcement comes on the heels of increased calls for better wages across all types of service industry jobs. Pay bumps will apply to workers at both full-time and part-time status beginning June 27th.

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5 Apps to Help You Stay Safe During a Hu...

Find cheap gas, connect with nearby residents, and get the fastest alerts for impending danger in your area using these apps.

6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Prepare for a Future Hurricane

From storing drinking water to filling up your gas tanks, here are six things you should do now to prepare for the worst-case hurricane scenario.

Florida Condo Collapse: Victims to Recei...

A judge is expediting the case in order to get money to the victims as quickly as possible.

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Searchers recover personal possessions f...

The girls’ parents, Anaely Rodriguez and Marcus Guara, also died in the June 24 collapse of the Champlain Towers South that killed at least 94 .

Live Updates: 12-Story Condo Collapses in Miami, Leaving 4 Dead

A 12-story condo complex in Miami, Florida, collapsed early Thursday morning, say authorities. Search and rescue crews are combing through the rubble and debris in search of survivors. At least 4 people have died, with 159 others unaccounted for.

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Florida Panthers Re-Sign Defenseman Kevi...

Florida Panthers General Manager Bill Zito announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Kevin Connauton to a one-year, two-way contract extension beginning in the 2021-22 season. "Kevin is a veteran defenseman who provided our club with invaluable stability and leadership both on and off the ice,

Florida Gators Extend Dan Mullen’s Contr...

The University of Florida has officially released information regarding head coach Dan Mullen's contract extension, which will last through the 2026 football season.

Florida’s Democratic agricultural commissioner, Nikki Fried, anno...

Ms. Fried is hoping to emerge as the Democratic Party’s strongest candidate to unseat Gov. Ron DeSantis, a popular Republican.

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Florida Gov. DeSantis signs transgender ...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a transgender sports ban Tuesday, amid the start of Pride Month and a state's agricultural commissioner's filing to unseat him.

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Florida joins states banning transgender...

Around 100 bills have been introduced in more than 20 states this year that would limit transgender rights. Transgender advocates have called on businesses to boycott states that pass such laws.

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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announces campaign f...

After a surprise 2018 win that made her a leading Democratic voice in Florida and a pandemic spent as Gov. Ron DeSantis’ chief antagonist, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced Tuesday she will try to unseat the governor in 2022.

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Florida man accused of killing iguana wa...

A Florida man accused of killing an iguana last year wanted a charge of animal cruelty dismissed on the basis of the state's "stand your ground" law.

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Ouija Boards: Evil or Unbelievable?

Here we look at a brief history of the Ouija board, and why we tend to believe more in the supernatural, depending on our circumstances.

Three Words: Pumpkin. French. Toast.

Add a bit of fall flavor to your breakfast with this seasonal Pumpkin French Toast recipe!

How to Order the 'Hocus Pocus' Frappuccinos From Starbucks' Secre...

Starbucks' secret menu items now include Frappucinos that represent the Sanderson Sisters from "Hocus Pocus."

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Disney+ Reboots 'Cheaper by the Dozen' W...

Disney+ will release a "Cheaper by the Dozen" reboot featuring Zach Braff and Gabrielle Union and written by the creator and producer of "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish" in 2022.

HBO Cut Ties With Amazon Prime and Milli...

Streamers everywhere were surprised with an email this week informing them that HBO would no longer be available through Amazon Prime. Here's what you need to know.

Terrifying Video Shows 16-Year-Old Surfer Getting Attacked By a S...

16-year-old surfer Doyle Nielson was bit by a six-foot-long shark off New Smyrna Beach, the "unofficial shark-bite capital of the world."

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McDonald's Debuts Walt Disney World Happ...

Take home a piece of Disney magic with a Happy Meal anniversary toy, available while supplies last.

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VIDEO: New Jersey Teacher Jumps Into Mov...

The heroic teacher, who was on her orthopedic boot, quickly jumped into the unmanned vehicle moving towards the children.

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Top Gymnasts Rebuke the FBI for Botched Larry Nassar Trial

Top gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, and Maggie Nichols bore testimony against the FBI agents who mishandled and allegedly falsified statements in the investigation into Larry Nassar abuse claims.

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Taco Bell Testing Monthly Taco Subscript...

If you love tacos, Taco Bell has a deal for you. The fast-food taco chain is testing a new taco subscription that will allow fans to get one taco every day for 30 days for a flat rate. The Taco Lovers Pass will be available at select stores in Arizona.

4 Slow Cooker Recipes to Keep You Warm T...

Is there anything better than coming home to find your dinner simmering away in a slow cooker? Here are some simple crockpot recipes that anyone can tackle.

7 Unusual Things to Do With Your Body After You Die

Your funeral is your last chance to make an impact on the social scene. I mean, literally, it is your last human chance. So own it, sweetheart.

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