Thursday, February 11, 2016

Monster Energy responds to Morgan & Morgan lawsuit, says it 'defies logic'

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 6:04 PM

Monster Energy Company fired back at Morgan & Morgan February 11, after the law firm filed several law suits claiming their clients suffered serious injuries after drinking the energy drinks. As previously reported, Morgan & Morgan's plaintiffs are claiming that Monster's high-caffeine drinks caused serious injuries. Morgan & Morgan's cases...

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SeaWorld returns four rehabilitated manatees to warm waters

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:30 PM

Over the last two days, four manatees were brought back to warm waters after being rescued and rehabilitated at SeaWorld Orlando.  Two manatees, named Carmine and Leonard, were rescued as orphaned calves in 2013. While the other two, Sheldon and Bernadette, were rescued from cold stress near Jacksonville, Florida, in...

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Watch this cute guide dog in training meet Pluto for the first time

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:15 PM

Every dog has his day, and for Ace, a Guide Dog of America in training, got his when he met his hero Pluto at Disneyland.  The magical encounter occurred in December of 2015, when Ace was visiting the California theme park for a few hours as a socialization experience, according...

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Tim McKinney announces his bid for Orange County Commission

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:11 PM

Tim McKinney officially threw his hat into the ring Thursday afternoon to compete for Orange County Commission District 5.  The executive vice president of United Global Outreach told us he was planning on entering the race after McKinney and Commissioner Ted Edwards, who currently represents District 5, had a public...

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Rapper Lil B will give an 'extremely rare' lecture at University of Florida

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:06 PM

Lil B, the rapper who successfully curses professional athletes, will be giving an "extremely rare" lecture at University of Florida this month.   On Wednesday afternoon, the rapper announced the UofF lecture, which will be held at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom at 8:30 p.m. on February 18.  ...

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This dancing dog from Orange County Animal Services needs a home

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 6:56 AM

Orange County Animal Services says a dog at the local shelter is trying to dance its way into a new home.  The dog, named Ginger Rogers by staff, dances on her hind legs whenever workers, volunteers and shelter visitors pass by, says OCAS spokesperson Carolina Devine in press release. OCAS volunteer...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Osceola County wants to shut down Mike Busey's Sausage Castle

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 5:51 PM

After years of notorious sex parties, dildos in fish tanks and strippers galore, the St. Cloud property known as “The Wildest House in America” might soon have to shut the party down for good.  Osceola County is trying to foreclose and bulldoze the Sausage Castle, the infamous home of Mike...

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Okeechobee Music and Arts Fest releases full weekend schedule

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 5:17 PM

The Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival – a weirdly massive event happening March 4-6 at Sunshine Grove in Okeechobee being put on, in part, by one of the guys who helped launch Bonnaroo – has released its full weekend schedule. And if you're planning to go, you better start working...

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Move over, Valentine's Day Frappuccino: DQ releases "Singles Blizzard"

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 4:04 PM

You know who loves you? Ice cream loves you. Just two days ago, Starbucks rolled out its line of drinks celebrating love, available this week only. In brisk fashion, rival (not really) Dairy Queen has announced its release of the "Singles Blizzard," just in time for Feb. 14. What's in...

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Gilbert King, author of a book about the Groveland Four, to speak at fundraiser in Orlando tonight

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 3:46 PM

If you haven't heard this specific story before, you're at least familiar with the theme: Four young black men are accused by a white woman of sexually assaulting her. Despite their claims of innocence and their alibis, public sympathy falls with the white woman. One of the four men never...

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