Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Florida lawmakers want to cut Ayala's budget by $1.3 million

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 3:02 PM

Republicans in the Florida House want to cut the budget of Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala by almost $1.3 million after her controversial decision not to seek the death penalty during her administration. The proposed budget from House Judiciary Appropriations Subcommittee would eliminate millions from Ayala's budget and 21 positions in...

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Democrats request visitor logs at Mar-a-Lago, but there aren't any

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:44 PM

Though Democrats filed a recent bill to force President Donald Trump to cough up a list of visitors to his private clubs, it seems this task may be impossible. Politico reports that currently, Mar-a-Lago doesn't keep a list of guests who come and go on a routine basis. Although it's...

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Judge rules against Ayala in Loyd case but her dispute with governor continues

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:17 PM

A judge ruled against Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala in the case against murder suspect Markeith Loyd on Tuesday, allowing for the prosecutor appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to stay on the case. Ayala was removed by Scott from the case after she announced she would not seek the death...

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Major Lazer, A-Trak and more headed to Sunshine Music Festival

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:11 PM

The Sunshine Music Festival organizers today revealed the full lineup for this year's Memorial Day blowout in Tampa. And besides Major Lazer as one of the surprise headliners, there is plenty to look forward to at this dance festival. Confirmed to play this year's Sunshine Music Festival are: Major Lazer, RL...

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Orlando Shakes' 'Antony and Cleopatra,' starring Michael Dorn, premieres this week

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:23 PM

The big thing to know about Orlando Shakes’ production of Antony and Cleopatra, which premieres this week, is that the Shakes snagged veteran actor Michael Dorn – best known as the Klingon Worf, son of Mogh, on one of the greatest series of all time, Star Trek: The Next Generation....

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Is Pam Bondi moving to Washington?

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:23 PM

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who isn't shy about posting selfies with Republican lawmakers, might be getting the chance for more photo ops soon. This week, Bondi is in Washington, D.C., to rub elbows with President Donald Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson....

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Industrial metal band Combichrist to play the Haven Lounge tonight

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Aggrotech (think industrial + techno) stalwarts and Metropolis Records mainstays Combichrist have been going since 2003 and still hold sway over a legion of fans. … Goth club live tonight at the Haven Lounge. Combichrist plays the Haven Lounge with Dope tonight at 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the...

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A SpaceX rocket is about to make history with a second trip into space

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:17 PM

Elon Musk's SpaceX is preparing to launch its previously used, or "flight proven," Falcon 9 rocket into space for the first time in aviation history. The unmanned Falcon 9, which is a model designed to be reused repeatedly to cut down launch costs, will be carrying an SES-10 satellite for coverage...

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Florida congresswoman asks Trump to help pay for frequent Mar-a-Lago visits

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:10 PM

Florida congresswoman Lois Frankel sent a "friendly" letter to President Donald Trump this week asking for the federal government to help foot the bill for his near-weekly visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach County. "We understand the president wanting to be here every week," said Frankel to CBS Miami....

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Gods & Monsters will collaborate with Hourglass Brewing on new gaming bar

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 11:47 AM

When Artegon Marketplace shut its doors back in January, local tenants had no choice but to pack up and leave. Gods & Monsters, the mall's popular comic book store, relocated to a 7,000-square-foot store in the Orlando Crossings mall. But its new location isn't the only change coming to this...

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