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  1. Obituary Notice: Phillip Alan SimonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | GantDaily.com

    Born Oct. 26, 1985 in Orlando, Fla., he was the son of Patricia L. Simon of Clearfield and the late Louie Alan Simon. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one sister, Jessica M. Simon Taylor and her husband, Brandon K. Taylor of DuBois; one brother, Jules A. Simon and his wife, Myree of Sarasota, Fla.; and a nephew, William Simon.

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  2. North of Orlando, an elegant Florida vacation awaitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | GantDaily.com

    Orlando may be synonymous with Disney World for most, but just north of this Florida city there's a different vacation for those who wish to explore it. The historic resort town of Winter Park is a stately haven for those who like their downtime a little more on the grown-up side - or just want to unwind from a trip to the Magic Kingdom.

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  3. Obituary Notice: Richard Sommerville BrethRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Richard Sommerville Breth, 79, a long-time resident of Clearfield, died peacefully Friday, June 2, 2017 at The Orlando Lutheran Towers in Orlando, Fla. He was born in Clearfield on Nov. 28, 1937 to the late Herbert E. "Bud" and Beatrice R. Breth.

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  4. The long history of the gun used in the GOP baseball attackRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    The rifle used in the attack that left a congressman and four other people wounded on a baseball field is a Soviet-era relic that is widely available in the United States and was used in another mass shooting last year. The gunman, James Hodgkinson, who was shot dead by law enforcement, is believed to have used an SKS 7.62-caliber rifle in the attack, a law enforcement source told CNN.

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  5. Mayor tells crowd at vigil: 'Orlando has your back'Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Love was in the air - and on signs, T-shirts and murals - as people gathered at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando to remember those lost and mark the first anniversary of the worst terror attack on American soil since 9/11. The names of all 49 of those slain were read aloud Monday, as club owner Barbara Poma and others heaped praised upon the first responders that horrific night, as well as the community that has wrapped its arms around Pulse and its clientele in the year since.

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  6. Mayor tells crowd at Pulse vigil: 'Orlando has your back'Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Love was in the air - and on signs, T-shirts and murals - as people gathered at the Pulse nightclub to remember those lost and mark the first anniversary of the worst terror attack on American soil since 9/11. The crowd overflowed into the street, and people lined up outside the fence surrounding the club to pay respects.

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  7. 'Angels' join vigil for 49 Pulse victimsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Hundreds of people gathered at Pulse in Orlando overnight for a vigil to pay tribute to the 49 people killed at the nightclub a year ago. The attack on June 12, 2016, was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.

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  8. Pulse victim: How I learned the meaning of survivalRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Only the strong survive, they say. Survival of the fittest. But in the past year, the reality of my survival has been a painful journey of guilt, reflection, and hope.

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  9. LGBT community prepares for a march - and a fightRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Two years after the White House was adorned in rainbow colors to commemorate the Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay rights activists and lawmakers are preparing to march on Washington again, saying the current President threatens to erase those gains. Gay rights activists plan to air their concerns at the "Equality March for Unity and Pride" in Washington on Sunday as well as at 50 sister marches at cities across the country this month.

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  10. Trump is making Theresa May's life miserableRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Executive Order 13769 is headed to the Supreme Court; the President's lawyers are arguing it does not constitute a "travel ban," so the President immediately undermined his own team by labeling it just that on Twitter. Numerous leaks in recent days claim the President is at odds with most of his senior team, allegedly deliberately countermanding their best advice like an obstreperous toddler.

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  11. Gunman 'singled out' victims in Orlando shooting spreeRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Demings named the victims as Robert Snyder, 69; Brenda Motanez-Crespo, 44; Kevin Clark, 53; Kevin Lawson, 46; and Jeffrey Roberts, 57. Neumann lived alone and had no family in the area, Demings said. He was an Army veteran who was honorably discharged in 1999.

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  12. Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando businessRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    A disgruntled former employee shot and killed five people at an Orlando, Florida, business Monday morning before turning the gun on himself, police said. Police responded to the call about 8 a.m. at Fiamma Inc., which makes accessories for recreational vehicles, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said.

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  13. 5 people dead in Orlando workplace shootingRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    A disgruntled former employee shot and killed multiple people at an Orlando, Florida, workplace Monday morning before killing himself, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said. Three men and a woman were killed by the shooter, who then shot himself, Demings said.

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  14. James Cameron on Disney's Pandora and why the 'Avatar' sequels are talking so longRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Walt Disney World has treated guests to the Tomorrowland, Neverland, and now the famous theme park is inviting fans to visit the land of "Avatar." "Pandora - The World of Avatar" opens to the public this weekend at Disney's Animal Kingdom park in Orlando, Florida.

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  15. Obituary Notice: The Rev. Nelson Foster CollarRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Born May 19, 1934, in Brady Township, Lycoming County, he was a son of the late Lewis Collar and Margaret "Maggy" Leola Elizabeth Haines. In addition to his vocation and service to the Lord as an ordained minister, he had been employed as a church school bus driver in Florida and as a cook for the Arena Restaurant, formerly located within the Harbor Inn, Philipsburg.

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  16. At the 'Star Wars' half-marathon, may the course be with youRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    If there is an advantage that the "Star Wars" half-marathon has over most races of that distance, it may be that it has more fun per mile than most other 13.1-milers. It also may have an invisible, ancient energy that binds all the runners all together like an awakening "Force."

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  17. Cop fired after acting out scene from 'Training Day'Read the original story

    May 8, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    A sheriff's deputy in suburban Orlando, Florida is out of a job after officials say he waved his firearm and stun gun on duty while quoting lines from the Denzel Washington movie, "Training Day." According to an internal affairs report obtained by CNN affiliate WESH 2 News, Lake County Deputy Dean Zipes rubbed his pistol and stun gun together, replicating actions by Washington's character in the movie, in front of a startled police trainee outside a convenience store.

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  18. 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' teaser trailer lands in our galaxyRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Disney released the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated next chapter in the "Star Wars" saga, "The Last Jedi," Friday. The trailer followed a panel with the film's director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy that took place at the massive "Star Wars" fan gathering, Star Wars Celebration, in Orlando, Florida.

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  19. Suspect in Orlando officer's killing wants to represent himselfRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    A man accused of fatally shooting his pregnant girlfriend and later a police officer who tried to arrest him was arraigned Wednesday in an Orlando, Florida, circuit court. When asked to enter a plea, Loyd responded: "For the record, I want to state that I am Markeith Loyd.

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  20. African-American gun club says membership surged in Trump eraRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    More African-Americans appear to be taking an active interest in their right to bear arms since the election of President Donald Trump, gun club leaders and firearm sellers say. A national African-American gun club has doubled its membership since Election Day, and gun sellers say they've noticed more black customers buying firearms. 3 comments

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