Monday, September 10, 2018

Federal judge drags Florida election officials in Spanish-language ballots dispute

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 6:27 PM

U.S. District Judge Mark E. Walker – the living embodiment of Dorothy Zbornak's raised eyebrow – had some time last week to drag the hell out of Florida election officials who continue their shenanigans regarding Spanish-language ballots. For those of you who don't know, the Obama-appointed judge has spent...

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Lindsey Buckingham announces Central Florida show set for October

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 2:45 PM

Lindsey Buckingham, the famously mercurial singer and guitarist recently booted out of the equally mercurial classic rock juggernaut Fleetwood Mac, has announced a solo tour supporting an upcoming solo greatest hits album, with a Central Florida date in the mix. Buckingham was last in town in November of last...

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Café Frutos Selectos opens second Colombian coffeehouse in downtown Orlando

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 2:27 PM

Café Frutos Selectos, also known as CFS Coffee, opened their second restaurant in downtown Orlando Monday on the ground floor of the 55 West building on Church Street. The Colombian coffee shop's original flagship store is in Winter Park at 430 W. New England Ave. The second location in downtown...

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Florida officials' rejection of school safety funding may mean Rick Scott's influence is declining

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 1:58 PM

Gov. Rick Scott snapped his fingers and nothing happened, and now he's frustrated with his overall lack of influence on state politics, as he ventures further in his bid to unseat three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. When Scott, who's leaving office due to term limits, requested to move...

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Isaac is now the 5th hurricane in the Atlantic

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 1:29 PM

Last night, Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened to become the fifth official hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season. According to the National Hurricane Center, Isaac now has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and is currently westward towards the Lesser Antilles and Eastern Caribbean as of early this morning. Though Isaac...

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Disney Cruise Line is about to make a statement in Miami that Royal Caribbean won't be able to ignore

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:44 PM

With three massive new ships joining the current fleet of four vessels, Disney Cruise Line is quickly becoming a major competitor in the cruise industry. Now they’re about to make one of their most significant moves yet. New government documents confirm Disney’s interest in year-round sailings and ultimately a...

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John Oliver rips Rick Scott over Florida's awful clemency process

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:37 PM

In one of his hilarious rants on HBO Sunday night, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver took a shot at Gov. Rick Scott's handling of Florida's clemency process, going as far as to call it "absolutely insane." The host called the Sunshine State the "disenfranchisement capital of the America,"...

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Florence is now a Category 4 hurricane

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:35 PM

Forecasters now say Florence has strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane. According to a noon advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Florence is continuing to strengthen and now has maximum sustained winds near 130 mph. As of now, Florence is moving 13 mph roughly 580 miles southeast of Bermuda and...

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Ron DeSantis resigns from Congress to focus on bid for Florida governor

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:23 PM

In a letter sent to House Speaker Paul Ryan Monday morning, Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis resigned from Congress, retroactively slashing his congressional salary and buying more time to campaign against Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum in his bid for Florida's governor. "As the Republican nominee for Governor of Florida,...

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Here's everything we know about the rumored Zelda mini-land coming to Universal's Islands of Adventure

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 11:26 AM

As Universal ramps up its aggressive plan to take on Disney, seemingly by the day we’re learning more of what the yet-to-be-announced third theme park will include. With the new park now being the supposed home of Universal Orlando’s already announced Super Mario World, the timeline for Mario and friends...

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