Sunday, October 23, 2016

If elected to U.S. Senate, Rubio says he'll serve full term — barring divine intervention

Posted By on Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 11:02 PM

The U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Marco Rubio and Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy has remained largely in the shadows this year as Clinton and Trump have fought over Florida's 29 electoral votes. But the race began to emerge this week with the first of what now looks to...

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Pulse memorial ceremony draws hundreds inside club's gates

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 5:55 PM

For the first time since June 12, the gay nightclub Pulse opened its gates to hundreds of people Thursday night who came to see the unveiling of a memorial honoring the 49 victims who lost their lives in the mass shooting.  Victims' families, survivors of the shooting and members of the...

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Orlando Science Center's brand-new KidsTown opens this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 5:33 PM

KidsTown has long been one of the most popular attractions at the Orlando Science Center, and now it’s getting the love it deserves. The exhibit designed for guests 7 and under officially opens in its expanded new location Saturday, Oct. 22. Moving from the first floor up onto the...

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Orlando punks Radicalized Youth release new album on cassette

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 5:20 PM

Orlando punk band Radicalized Youth have just completed a new EP, Extended Play, available now both digitally and on cassette tape on hardworking local label Godless America. The trio of Todd Gerding, Jordan Duttinger and Robert Keating are also set to release a music video for "Majoring in Nothing" and have a release...

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1-2-3 go! Garage rock lunatics the Woggles announce Orlando show

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 4:09 PM

Lock up your mothers! Garage rock debonairs and Stevie Van Zandt-approved band the Woggles have announced an Orlando show in early 2017, in the company of the Hatebombs and the Subsonics. The initial announcement has the shows happening on Feb. 24 and 25 next year at Will's Pub, with the Woolly...

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Will Ferrell really wants Floridians to vote this November

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 4:02 PM

Will Ferrell, a native Floridian, understands that sometimes there's just not enough time to go out and vote when there's "gators to wrestle, neon to wear and beaches to hit." But, in a recent Funny or Die video, the comedian urges all residents of the Sunshine State to get out and vote. ...

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JetBlue starting daily flights from Orlando to Havana this November

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 3:32 PM

JetBlue Airlines announced that it will be offering daily flights from Orlando International Airport to Havana, Cuba, the city with the most fedoras and Tommy Bahama shirts per capita ... we imagine. Flights from OIA to the José Martí International Airport in Havana start on Nov. 29. There hasn't been an...

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Just a reminder that Publix Chicken Tender subs are only $5.99 this week

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 3:29 PM

In case you missed this week's Publix ads, it's time to get your chunky little tenders tossed in buffalo sauce.  The holiest of holy Publix sandwiches, the Chicken Tender sub, is on sale for $5.99 until next Wednesday, Oct. 26.   It's also worth noting that the Turkey Cranberry Holiday...

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Lady Gaga dedicates new track 'Angel Down' to Trayvon Martin

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 2:31 PM

Singer and actress Lady Gaga says her most recent ballad, "Angel Down," is dedicated to Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed by Sanford, Florida, resident George Zimmerman in 2012.  In an interview with Beat 1's Zane Lowe, Lady Gaga discussed her fifth studio album, Joanne, as well as...

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Disney donates $1 million to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 2:20 PM

The Walt Disney Company has donated $1 million in aid to those affected by Hurricane Matthew.  The donations will be sent to the American Red Cross and Save the Children, two very active charities in rebuilding efforts. In a press release, the multinational conglomerate valued at $49 billion pledges to...

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