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  1. Trump's Budget Invests In Private Schools, Cuts Programs For Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Switched

    President Donald Trump, joined by Florida Gov. Rick Scott , Sen. Marco Rubio , Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, daughter Ivanka Trump and granddaughter Arabella Kushner, visits Saint Andrew Catholic School and Principal Latrina Peters-Gipson in Orlando, Florida, on March 3, 2017. President Donald Trump wants to cut the Department of Education's budget by 13 percent, or $9 billion overall, eliminating a program that provides after-school and summer programming for kids and a professional development program for teachers.

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  2. Casey Anthony: 'I Don't Give a S**t About What Anyone Thinks About Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Switched

    The infamous mom once accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter so that she could have more time to party has broken her silence. You might wonder what Casey Anthony is thinking so many years after the murder trial that turned her into the most infamous mom in America.

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  3. Trump Makes His First Visit To A School As President, And It's A Private Religious OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Switched

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos meet with parents and teachers at Saint Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, Florida, on Friday. President Trump made his first visit to a school as president on Friday, amid reports that he is planning an expensive and widespread federal school choice program.

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  4. Anderson Cooper Shuts Down The White House's Terrorism List In Just 45 SecondsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Switched

    Anderson Cooper disproved the White House's list of terrorist attacks it claimed the media underreported in the simplest way possible: By showing clips of his own coverage of those attacks. "Not only did we cover many of attacks the White House released, we covered them heavily," he said Monday night on "Anderson Cooper 360."

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  5. The Year To Be QueerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Switched

    Of all the images that have poured in since the election - global marches, protest signs, memes, videos - my favorite by far is of this one: a group of around 200 queer people overtaking the Vice President's Washington DC neighborhood wearing their queer regalia, sweaty and dancing in crowds on the streets, twerking on cars, and asserting their right not only to exist, but to thrive in all their glory. The dance party was initiated by the queer-based grassroots movement called Werk for Peace, which was founded by Firas Nasr, in tribute to the 49 beautiful souls who were killed, and 53 injured, at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

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  6. Throwback Video Reveals The Line Mark Hamill 'Begged' George Lucas To Cut In 'A New Hope'Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Switched

    An video featuring the " Star Wars" star and Johnny Carson was recently resurrected by The Hollywood Reporter , and it is a treat. The interview is from a 1977 episode of "The Tonight Show," just after "A New Hope" was released.

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  7. Kim Davis's Lawyer Makes Bizarre Claim About Orlando Victims And AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Switched

    "It really was a terrorism issue," Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver said of the June 2016 shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In a new interview, the lawyer and chairman of the Liberty Counsel made outrageous claims about the June 12, 2016 massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

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  8. Sierra Nevada Brewery Recalls Beer Sold In 36 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Switched

    California-based craft brewery Sierra Nevada announced a voluntary recall of select beers on Sunday, after learning that some of its bottles may have been packaged with a design flaw. Quality inspectors at the company's brewery in Mills River, North Carolina, found that some 12-ounce bottles had a flaw that may result in a small piece of glass breaking and falling into the bottle, which poses the risk of injury.

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  9. This Muslim-Run Clinic Offers Free Health Care To Those In NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Switched

    The American Muslim Community Center in Orlando, Florida, has converted an old doctor's office into a free clinic for uninsured families and people in need. "Our goal is to serve humanity - no strings attached.

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  10. Sport and Society for Arete -A New YearRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Switched

    It is a new year in the world of sport and in just two weeks there have been a number of notable events and achievements. Yesterday there were two remarkable NFL playoff games that once again remind us of the unpredictability of sport and the excitement that is generated by it.

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  11. Orlando Soccer Stadium Honors Pulse Victims With Rainbow SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Switched

    The 49 seats -- one for each victim -- are meant "as a constant reminder of the senseless acts of June 12." Orlando, Florida's soccer stadium has unveiled 49 rainbow-colored seats to honor the victims of last year's shooting at Pulse nightclub. The victims of last year's shooting at Orlando, Florida's gay Pulse nightclub are being honored by the city's soccer stadium in a vibrant way.

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  12. SeaWorld Orcas Set For A Final Performance In California, But The Shows Go On ElsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Switched

    The San Diego show's closure follows the theme park and the Humane Society of the United States' joint announcement in March that it would close all of its orca breeding programs and retire its theatrical shows, where captive orcas perform tricks for audiences. Although SeaWorld is shutting down its San Diego performances, known as "Shamu shows," the company will continue running them in its parks in Orlando, Florida, and San Antonio, Texas, until 2019.

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  13. Istanbul Attack and the Challenge of PreventionRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | Switched

    The Istanbul night club massacre underscores the vulnerability of an open society to this type of terrorist attack. In an episode reminiscent of Orlando, Florida, a lone gunman shot his way into club, killing its security guard and 38 revelers.

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  14. Republican talk of dismantling Obamacare means insurers likely to boltRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Switched

    There's a joke among insurers that there are two things that health insurance companies hate to do - take risks and pay claims. But, of course, these are the essence of their business! Yet, if they do too much of either, they will go broke, and if they do too little, their customers will find a better policy.

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  15. Families Of 3 Orlando Shooting Victims Sue Facebook, Twitter And GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Switched

    The families of three victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando have filed a lawsuit against three tech giants, alleging they provided "material support" to the Islamic State militant group, Fox News reported Monday. The families of Tevin Crosby, Javier Jorge-Reyes and Juan Ramon Guerrero filed a complaint in the eastern district of Michigan against Facebook, Twitter and Google for allegedly providing platforms that influenced the radicalization of gunman Omar Mateen .

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  16. Donald Trump Admits His Supporters Were 'Violent and Nasty,' But Says They're 'Mellow' NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Switched

    But he insists they've turned "mellow" now that he's the president-elect. Trump's praise for his more laid-back supporters was a marked departure from his earlier calls for violence at campaign rallies, including urging followers in Iowa to " knock the crap " out of protesters and offering to cover legal fees for assaults.

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  17. Pulse Nightclub Owner Will Not Sell Property Targeted By Mass ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Switched

    The owner of the gay nightclub where the worst mass shooting in modern American history took place in June has rescinded on plans to sell the property to the city of Orlando. Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma previously announced plans to sell the site of the massacre to the city and turn the space into a memorial.

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  18. Pregnant Woman Robbed While Having Labor ContractionsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Switched

    Julienne Antoine will never forget Oct. 24. It was the day her daughter, Janelle, was born, but it was also the day when something precious to her was stolen. Antoine, of Orlando, Florida, was experiencing contractions that were 20 minutes apart when she decided about 10:30 a.m. to take a walk in hopes her water would break.

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  19. What Next For Gun Violence Prevention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Switched

    Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits the site of Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando where 49 people were killed on June 12th shooting by a single gunman, July 22, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. As an unrepentant, yellow-dog Democrat, I wasn't enamored of the election results from last night.

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  20. Orlando To Purchase Pulse Nightclub And Turn It Into A MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Switched

    Plans are underway to transform Orlando, Florida's Pulse nightclub into a memorial for the victims of June's deadly mass shooting. The city of Orlando, Florida has reached a deal to purchase the Pulse nightclub and turn it into a memorial for the victims of what was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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