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  1. PHOTO: The children were gifted princess gowns and had...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    A 7-year-old has led an effort that gave a group of girls, many in foster care, the ultimate princess experience at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Jordan West hosted the special event known as "Princess for a Day," in which 14 girls joined her at the Magic Kingdom for a fun day filled with rides and meeting their favorite Disney princesses.

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  2. Day care worker charged in death of 3-year-old left in hot van for nearly 12 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | ABC News

    A Florida day care worker has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old who died after he was allegedly left in a hot van for nearly 12 hours, according to police. Little Miracles Academy employee Deborah Denise St. Charles, 51, was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child by culpable negligence for the death of Myles Hill, the Orlando Police Department said.

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  3. American needs new coaches to lead drive for Power 6 statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | ABC News

    The P6 football helmet is displayed at American Athletic Conference media day in Newport, R.I., Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The conference is trying to brand itself as a peer to the most powerful leagues in college football in the hopes for creating a Power Six. To have any chance of doing so, the AAC will need new coaches to replicate the success of those who have left such as Tom Herman, Matt Rhule and Willie Taggart.

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  4. Great white shark tracked off NC islandRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | ABC News

    The Fayetteville Observer reports the shark, named Hilton, pinged Friday morning roughly 20 miles south-southeast of Bald Head Island. OCEARCH's Global Shark Tracker indicates that Hilton had swum 120 miles during the preceding 72 hours, and had pinged off Orlando, Florida, nine days before his appearance in southeastern North Carolina, indicating good health.

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  5. Troopers say drunk deputy crashed into bridge near DisneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | ABC News

    Mickey Mouse rides in a parade through Main Street at Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Nov. 11, 2001, in Orlando, Florida. A Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on DUI charges when he crashed his truck into a pedestrian bridge near Disney Springs at Walt Disney World.

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  6. Police: TSA worker caught stealing cashRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | ABC News

    A Transportation Security Administration employee at a Florida airport has been fired after police said surveillance video showed him stealing cash. The Orlando Sentinel reports 22-year-old Alexander Shae Johnson was arrested Thursday.

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  7. Watch as the gator slowly lowers its jaw onto the GoPro.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | ABC News

    Michael Womer of Orlando, Florida, who calls himself "the rock star of the alligator world," decided to do something even crazier than his normal stunts by placing a GoPro compact video camera on his head and offering his crown to an alligator. So, offering himself up to find out, Womer strapped the camera to his noggin, only an inch away from his forehead.

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  8. Amid public outcry, Florida city moves Confederate statuteRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | ABC News

    A Confederate statue called "Johnny Reb" is being moved from a Florida park to a cemetery following renewed public outcry that it's a symbol of racism and white supremacy. The Orlando Sentinel reports officials from the city of Orlando planned to begin disassembling, moving and reassembling the statue Tuesday.

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  9. Disney to remember boy killed by alligator with sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | ABC News

    Walt Disney World plans to honor a 2-year-old Nebraska boy who was killed by an alligator last year at one of its resorts near Orlando with a sculpture of a lighthouse. A year ago Wednesday, an alligator grabbed little Lane Graves, who was playing along the Seven Seas Lagoon beach outside Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.

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  10. Katy Perry announces 'American Idol' auditions are officially open for new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | ABC News

    The " American Idol " bus will hit the highway Aug. 17 beginning a nationwide search from Portland, Oregon, to Orlando, Florida, to find the next musical superstar. Music superstar Katy Perry , who will be a judge on the show, announced that auditions are open in a special video message today on " Good Morning America ."

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  11. A challenging time for LGBT activists in US and abroadRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | ABC News

    In a two-day span, supporters of LGBT rights are joining in protest marches Sunday in dozens of cities in the U.S. and abroad, and then observing Monday's one-year anniversary of the mass shooting that killed 49 people at Pulse, a gay night club in Orlando, Florida. The events come amid new political challenges for the LGBT-rights movement in the United States and numerous reports of anti-LGBT violence and persecution abroad.

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  12. Pulse survivors a year later: 'I might still be in shock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | ABC News

    One year after 49 men and women were killed and 53 wounded at a gay nightclub in Orlando in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, survivors, family and friends remember. Independent journalist and photographer Cassi Alexandra over the year interviewed and created portraits of survivors of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016, as a new chapter in her "We Are Family" series.

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  13. Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | ABC News

    Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma tends to the memorial in front of her club Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Many events are being held across central Florida to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the June 12, 2016 massacre at the nightclub that left 49 people dead.

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  14. As Pulse 1-year anniversary nears, victims rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | ABC News

    The onePULSE Foundation is remembering the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting attack by posting their photos to social media ahead of the attack's one-year anniversary on June 12, 2017. The onePULSE Foundation, established following the mass shooting a year ago Monday at Orlando's LGBT Pulse Nightclub, is honoring on social media this weekend the 49 men and woman who were killed by gunman Omar Mateen .

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  15. Company 'heartbroken' after workplace shooting kills 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | ABC News

    After a "disgruntled" ex-employee returned to his former workplace near Orlando, Florida, shooting and killing five people, the company said it is "heartbroken," calling the attack "unspeakable." The suspect, 45-year-old John Robert Neumann Jr., shot and killed himself after allegedly shooting his former co-workers at Fiamma Monday in what the sheriff described as "likely a workplace violence incident."

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  16. Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at Orlando workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | ABC News

    Five people were shot and killed by a "disgruntled" former employee at a workplace near Orlando, Florida, this morning, three years after the suspect was involved in another workplace violence incident there, according to authorities. The suspect shot and killed himself after the shooting this morning at Fiamma, a company that manufactures awnings and accessories for RVs, authorities said.

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  17. Student accused of changing grade from F to BRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | ABC News

    A 22-year-old student is accused of sneaking into a building and illegally logging into a Florida university's grading system to change his failing grade to a B. Sami Ammar turned himself in at the Orange County Jail in Orlando on Wednesday and now faces a felony charge of accessing a computer without authorization. His father declined to talk to the Orlando Sentinel , saying only that the charge is "an allegation."

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  18. World landmarks show solidarity after Manchester attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | ABC News

    The Orlando Eye in Orlando, Florida, lit up in the colors of the British flag to show solidarity with the victims of the Manchester bombing. Monuments and iconic buildings around the world on Tuesday paid tribute to the victims of Monday's deadly attack in Manchester, England , with many displaying the colors of the U.K. flag and others going dark in solidarity.

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  19. 10-year-old girl in Florida pries open gator's mouth to free her legRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | ABC News

    A 10-year-old girl in Orlando, Florida, pried open an alligator's mouth to free her leg after the animal clamped down on her left knee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission said. The girl was swimming Saturday afternoon in a designated swim area of Lake Mary Jane, in water that was about two feet deep and 10 feet from shore, when an 8-foot-9-inch-long alligator bit her.

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  20. Orlando's Pulse nightclub to become permanent memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | ABC News

    Pulse owner Barbara Poma, serving as CEO and executive director of the onePULSE Foundation, which was established to create and maintain the new memorial as well as provide community grants and scholarships, announced plans for the memorial this morning, nearly 11 months after the June 12, 2016, nightclub attack that killed 49 people. Orlando police officers are seen outside of Pulse nightclub after a fatal shooting and hostage situation on June 12, 2016 in Orlando, Fla.

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