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  1. Dream Industrial REIT enters $132M U.S. property deal as part of expansion plansRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 9 | 680News

    Dream Industrial REIT says it has entered into an agreement to acquire four industrial distribution properties in the United States for $131.5 million. The Toronto-based real estate investment trust company says the deal involves industrial hubs in Memphis, Tenn., Orlando, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C and fits into its strategic expansion plans.

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  2. Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | 680News

    The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island for the U.S. mainland versus fulfilling a patriotic duty to rebuild. More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have left since the storm hit Sept.

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  3. Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, agrees to enter...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 27 | 680News

    Tiger Woods tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 24, 2013. Golf star Tiger Woods has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and has agreed to enter a diversion program to avoid a DUI charge.

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  4. Irma spreads flooding, misery in SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | 680News

    A weakened Irma spread misery around the Southeast on Monday, triggering coastal flooding in parts of Georgia and South Carolina while dumping heavy rains around the region. Meanwhile, authorities have sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to Florida to assist in search-and-rescue operations amid reports of devastation in the Keys, which felt Irma's full fury when it blew ashore Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.

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  5. Orlando's tourist core sees full-time residents moving inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | 680News

    In recent years, thousands of full-time residents have moved into apartments built on the southern end of the 11-mile corridor, which has been renowned for industry gatherings, shopping and attractions. Plans call for thousands more renters - and schools.

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  6. Survivor: Reality show becomes possible road to OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | 680News

    The fact that Josh Williamson hadn't stepped on ice until about a month ago hardly makes him an ideal candidate to become an Olympic bobsledder. Then again, if Williamson completes the journey from the lacrosse fields in Florida to a bobsled track in Pyeongchang next year - or Beijing in 2022 - he will, in more than one way, be rewriting the script about how an American can become an Olympian.

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  7. Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of Florida police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | 680News

    A suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Florida and the grave wounding of a sergeant was arrested several hours after the attack in a bar, authorities said Saturday. Everett Miller faces a charge of first-degree murder for the killing of Officer Matthew Baxter and could face other charges for the wounding of Sgt.

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  8. Ontario man pleads guilty in Air Canada flight disruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | 680News

    An Ontario man who pleaded guilty in a case involving a dramatic disturbance on an Air Canada flight is now facing the prospect of up to two decades behind bars. Brandon Courneyea's admission of interference with a flight attendant, entered last month in an Orlando, Fla., courtroom, carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a US$250,000 fine.

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  9. Ready to shine: Canadian female pro-wrestlers see glowing future in the ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | 680News

    It's a Sunday afternoon at the Oshawa Curling Club, in a city just outside Toronto, and several dozen wrestling fans have gathered to watch the villainous Bale get knocked from her pedestal. "I know you guys haven't seen a girl who looks like me before," she snarls after snatching the microphone from the announcer.

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  10. 20 years later, new generation of Harry Potter fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | 680News

    K'lyssa Moore wasn't that much older than the elementary school students she now teaches when she first fell in love with Harry Potter soon after the books first started coming out. The 28-year-old reads at least part of the first book to her classes, and isn't at all surprised when they fall under the spell of the boy wizard, just like she did, and are endlessly curious about what happens next, just like she was.

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  11. Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | 680News

    Kushner was one of the few who ignored warnings to avoid strenuous outdoor activity and decided to exercise outside on one of the hottest days in Phoenix's recorded history. Phoenix authorities issued several warnings about the dangers of the heat.

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  12. Services in Toronto, Orlando, to mark anniversary of fatal Pulse nightclub shootingRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | 680News

    A bouquet of flowers is seen in front of the Orlando Health Center where some of the victims of the shooting at Pulse nightclub, are being cured in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, 2016. EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA Church bells will toll throughout the Orlando area as residents reflect on the 49 patrons killed during a massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.

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  13. Child actors take the Cannes Film Festival by stormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | 680News

    The Cannes Film Festival, with its late-night soirees and throngs of paparazzi, isn't an ideal place for children. Few of its movies are PG-rated, nor is much of the nightlife.

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  14. Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | 680News

    This undated photo shows Ibragim Todashev. The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 are suing two FBI agents and two Massachusetts state troopers for wrongful death.

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  15. No need to schlep wallet, keys at Universal's new water parkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | 680News

    This undated photo provided by Universal Orlando Resort shows a wristband visitors will wear at the new Volcano Bay water park in Orlando, Florida. The wristband, called Tapu Tapu, tells you when it's your turn to get on a ride so you don't have to wait on line.

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  16. Air Canada plane diverted after passenger allegedly tries to open doorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | 680News

    An Air Canada flight from Jamaica to Toronto was diverted to Orlando, Fla., after authorities say a passenger became aggressive, attacked the crew with coffee pots and tried to open a cabin door.

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  17. Theme parks: Comcast's under-the-radar growth driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | 680News

    One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions - or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It's been theme parks.

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  18. Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | 680News

    Israel indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli Jew on Monday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the United States that stoked fears of a rising wave of anti-Semitism. Israel's Justice Ministry said the accused was charged at a district court in Tel Aviv for thousands of cases of extortion, publishing false information that caused panic, computer offences and money laundering.

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  19. Mark Hamill says he'd like to play George Lucas in a movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | 680News

    He's played Luke Skywalker and the Joker, but Mark Hamill has one role he'd like to add to his resume: That of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas. The actor said Sunday that he would love to play Lucas in a movie about his life when a fan at the Star Wars Celebration event in Orlando, Florida, asked him what role he'd like to play.

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  20. Trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' debuts at fan event in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | 680News

    The first trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" dropped on Friday, showcasing a morose and withdrawn Skywalker. The two-minute teaser, unveiled by director Rian Johnson at the "Star Wars Celebration" fan event in Orlando, Florida, offered few clues to the film.

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