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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Florida coronavirus hospitalizations top 1,400

Posted By on Thu, Nov 25, 2021 at 9:42 AM

The number of Florida hospital inpatients with COVID-19 has inched above 1,400, according to data posted online Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The data showed that 1,406 inpatients had COVID-19, up from 1,382 on Tuesday and 1,351 on Monday. The data also showed that...

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Judge denies stay in Florida sports betting decision

Posted By on Thu, Nov 25, 2021 at 9:39 AM

A federal judge late Wednesday refused to put on hold a ruling that rejected a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control of online sports betting in Florida. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich issued a five-page order that denied a request by the tribe for a stay of a Monday...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Eagles will soar into Orlando in 2022 as part of their 'Hotel California' tour

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 2:20 PM

Since members of famed classic-rockers the Eagles are not currently fussin' or feudin' that means it's time to hit the road, and the band is going all-out with a show that includes playing Hotel California from start to finish. And, yep, there is an Orlando show on the books. The...

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Half-incarcerated couple holds unauthorized wedding in Central Florida prison

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 10:32 AM

A former inmate and her convicted fiance in a federal prison exchanged vows Sunday night in an unauthorized wedding ceremony over a phone call, moving their plans ahead by one day over concerns that the Justice Department might try to interfere. On Sunday, Chrissy Shorter and Noel Arnold exchanged vows...

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Judge blocks Florida's sports betting deal with Seminole Tribe, calls state's justification a 'fiction'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 10:19 AM

Calling it a “fiction,” a Washington, D.C.-based judge late Monday ruled that a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control of online sports betting in Florida violates a federal law that regulates gaming on tribal lands. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich’s ruling invalidated a sports betting plan in one of...

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