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Friday, October 20, 2017

YouTube comedian films brutal fight at downtown Orlando nightclub

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 4:04 PM

While filming his weekly YouTube comedy show, Braxton Goes to Church, the a local comedia also caught on a camera a particularly awful bar fight outside of the Ono Nightclub in downtown Orlando. In between candid answers from drunk people, the above episode shows a group of men outside of...

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Chris King was the only Florida governor candidate to protest Richard Spencer

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 2:51 PM

Winter Park businessman Chris King was the only Florida gubernatorial candidate to attend yesterday's protest of white supremacist Richard Spencer at University of Florida. Dressed in all black, King joined the estimated 3,000 marchers as they gathered outside of the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and chanted down Spencer and...

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Deputies break up rally of Disney union workers demanding living wages

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 1:03 PM

Orange County Sheriff's deputies broke up a rally of more than 1,200 Disney union workers Thursday demanding living wages from the Orlando theme park. Laborers with one of six local unions that make the Service Trades Council Union protested for two hours at the intersection in front the Crossroads...

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White supremacist Richard Spencer drowned out by shouts at UF speech

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 9:43 AM

White-nationalist Richard Spencer brought his “alt-right” movement to the University of Florida Thursday, calling America a “white country,” but his message was drowned out. Attempting to speak over the derisive shouts and chants from a diverse and hostile crowd at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Spencer and others...

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A Nazi was punched outside of Richard Spencer's speech at University of Florida

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 4:38 PM

While protesters gathered outside of white supremacist Richard Spencer's speech at University of Florida this afternoon, someone's fist connected with a Nazi's face. The name of the mutton-chopped Nazi, or who threw the rogue punch, has yet to be released. However, the Nazi was immediately escorted off campus by a...

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Richard Spencer is getting boo'd into an oblivion right now

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 2:51 PM

While tickets were limited to white supremacist Richard Spencer's controversial speech at University of Florida, protesters are now in the auditorium and booing the hell out of the so-called "alt-right" founder. Luckily, some of his followers are streaming this horrible appearance from the front row so we can all witness...

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Chris King is protesting Richard Spencer's speech at UF

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 2:27 PM

Democratic Florida governor candidate and Winter Park businessman Chris King announced he will be attending a "No Nazis at UF" protest in response Richard Spencer's scheduled appearance, according to a press release from King's office yesterday. Spencer was at the center of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two months...

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SeaWorld cuts 350 jobs due to decrease in attendance

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Recent controversies surrounding SeaWorld seem to be making an impact on the company's structure. The entertainment park announced Wednesday it would be cutting about 350 jobs in order to maximize costs, according to the Orlando Business Journal. Some of those jobs include currently unfilled positions, a majority of which...

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Orlando ranks as one of top Florida cities for LGBTQ equality

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:45 PM

The City of Orlando scored a perfect 100 for the fourth year in a row on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Municipal Equality Index, which measured LGBTQ equality and inclusion in local policies in 506 cities across the nation. Orlando was one of four cities in the Sunshine State to...

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U.S. Senate panel launches inquiry into 14 resident deaths at Florida nursing home

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 10:43 AM

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday sent letters to Florida and federal health officials requesting information about the deaths of 14 residents of a Broward County nursing home after Hurricane Irma and steps the state has taken to protect seniors. The committee, in a letter to Florida Agency for...

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