Friday, September 7, 2018

UCF concert featuring rapper and convicted child pornographer Tekashi 6ix9ine has been cancelled

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 8:12 PM

A September concert at University of Central Florida featuring Tekashi 6ix9ine, a controversial rapper and convicted child pornographer, has been cancelled. The rapper, who pleaded guilty for featuring a 13-year-old girl in a sexual performance in 2015, was supposed to perform at CFE Arena on September 22. However, the show...

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Florida Supreme Court strikes charter school amendment from November ballot

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 5:18 PM

In a close 4-3 ruling, Florida Supreme Court justices struck an education amendment off the November ballot that would have essentially allowed the state to bypass local school boards and set up charter schools on its own. Despite its profound potential impact on the state's charter school system, the...

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Disney on Ice: Mickey's Search Party makes its world premiere tonight in Orlando

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 4:59 PM

This weekend, the animated inhabitants of the Magic Kingdom are venturing outside the borders of Walt Disney World and skating into downtown Orlando for the world premiere of Disney on Ice: Mickey's Search Party. Characters from Coco, Aladdin, Toy Story and The Little Mermaid are at Orlando's Amway Center...

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Rapper Mac Miller dead at the age of 26

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 4:59 PM

Celebrated MC and producer Mac Miller has passed away at the age of 26, according to SPIN. TMZ and E! News, sadly, are reporting as of this writing that Miller died from a suspected overdose. Miller was due to headline the CFE Arena with Thundercat in November as part...

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Florida voters will decide whether or not to ban dog racing this November

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 4:08 PM

On Friday the Florida Supreme Court opted to keep Amendment 13 on the November ballot, which will seek to ban greyhound racing across the state. If passed, the constitutional amendment would end commercial greyhound racing in Florida by 2020, but still allow tracks to continue offering slots and card...

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Andrew Gillum, Chris King make Democratic campaign debut in Orlando Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 3:03 PM

Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum and his lieutenant governor pick Chris King will make their campaign debut this Saturday in Orlando. The family-friendly general election kickoff will be at the Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex, 363 N. Parramore Ave., on Sept. 8. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the program will start...

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Cher will bring her 'Here We Go Again' tour to Orlando

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 2:58 PM

This January you can dance and you can jive with the dancing queen herself. Legendary pop icon and award-winning actress Cher will be performing at Orlando's Amway Center on Jan. 21 in a cross-country tour. The Here We Go Again Tour, which pays tribute to her recent role in the...

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Rick Scott tweeting about how he'll save Medicare is peak bullshit

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 2:49 PM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a man who once oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in U.S. history, is now arguing that only he and his GOP colleagues can "protect" Medicare, a program they've historically tried to destroy. Scott, who is running for U.S. Senate against Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson,...

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Florida Attorney General candidate Sean Shaw promises to investigate Trump's businesses

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 2:31 PM

Outside a Trump International resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Attorney General candidate Sean Shaw promised to investigate President Donald Trump's businesses in Florida for corruption involving Russian government officials. "For years there have been reports that Donald Trump has used Trump properties, including this very resort, as a tool for...

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Former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin will start in week one for the Seattle Seahawks

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 1:04 PM

Coming as little to no surprise, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters Wednesday that former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin will start in Sunday's away game opener against the Denver Broncos. Griffin, who's assumed a backup role since Seattle drafted him in the fifth round of the NFL...

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