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  1. Weekend Things To Do: OrlandoRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | News Talk Florida

    Artist Charles Esten of CMT's "Nashville" performs at "1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time.: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis" at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.

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  2. Some Puerto Ricans struggle to find careers in FloridaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | News Talk Florida

    Kaisha Toledo was studying for a doctorate in psychology in Puerto Rico, but after four years in Florida, she still hasn't found a permanent job in her field. Ricardo Negron passed the bar on the island, but still can't work as a lawyer in Florida.

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  3. Veteran activist from Florida chosen as NOW's new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | News Talk Florida

    A long-time feminist activist whose campaign resume noted that she had an illegal abortion in 1968 has been elected as the new president of the National Organization for Women. Toni Van Pelt, 69, who has been active for decades in NOW's Florida affiliates, was elected Saturday night at the organization's national conference in Orlando, Florida.

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  4. Nine Day Search for FL 7 Year Old EndsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | News Talk Florida

    Florida authorities are breathing a sigh of relief after a nine day search for a seven year old Davenport boy. Officials say 41 year old Joseff Rhodes, the man young Donovan Carruthers has been with, called them when he saw on social media that a Missing Child Alert was up for the child.

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  5. Orlando wants to host the 2019 Major League Soccer All Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | News Talk Florida

    According to the Orlando Sentinel , the city would like to host the 2019 Major League Soccer All Star Game. Yesterday, Mayor Teresa Jacobs, of Orange County, crafted a memo to staff, setting the rules for a new $5 million sports bid fund that will spend tourist-tax money to lure more sporting events to the region.

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  6. TSA worker caught stealing cash from bag at Florida airportRead the original story

    Monday Jun 26 | News Talk Florida

    The Orlando Sentinel reports 22-year-old Alexander Shae Johnson was arrested on Thursday and records say he faces a third-degree felony grand theft charge. A passenger selected for a pat-down search while going through security at Orlando International Airport saw Johnson standing near her bag.

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  7. Census: Latino growth fastest in exurbs of Orlando, TampaRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Florida's Latino population grew fastest last year in counties in the exurbs of Orlando and Tampa, according to U.S. Census figures released Thursday. The new figures also showed strong Latino growth rates in counties outside Jacksonville, but those areas had comparatively small Hispanic populations to start with.

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  8. Pipeline in Alabama, Georgia, Florida set to open soonRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    A 515-mile underground natural gas pipeline in Alabama, Georgia and Florida is expected to be fully operational by the end of the month. The Sabal Trail pipeline will be partially in use next week, The Opelika-Auburn News reported.

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  9. Showers shut down at Florida gyms linked to Legionnaires'Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    The spa and showers at two LA Fitness clubs in Florida are closed as health officials look into reports that four clients contracted Legionnaires' disease. Kent Donahue, a spokesman for the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, tells the Orlando Sentinel three cases are tied to one club near Orlando, and one is linked to another.

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  10. 'We are one Pulse," Orlando night club owner reflects one year after the terrorist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    At 2:02 a.m. Monday, the names of 49 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history were read out loud outside the Pulse nightclub, marking the exact time a year ago when a gunman started firing during "Latin Night" at the gay club. "I realize that gathering here in this place, at this hour, is beyond difficult," Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told survivors, victims' families, club employees and local officials during the private service.

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  11. Trail date set for man accused cop killer Markeith LoydRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    A trial date has been set for a Florida man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer. Orange County Chief Judge Fred Lauten said Monday that the trial for Markeith Loyd will begin Sept.

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  12. "Dear World" Introduces Pulse Anniversary Portrait SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Omar Delgado is a police officer with the Eatonville Police Department a suburb of Orlando. He returned to the club with Dear World after sitting for this interview.

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  13. Local Events Honoring 1-Year Anniversary Of Pulse AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    June 12, 2017 marks exactly one year since the attack on Pulse Nightclub in Orlando left 49 dead and a community hurt and saddened. Together the City of Orlando and Orange County Governement, along with Pulse, have designated today as "Orlando United Day- A Day of Love and Kindness."

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  14. After Pulse attack, gay Latino community seeks strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Ricardo Negron never kissed his boyfriend in front of conservative relatives. Carlos Guillermo Smith was once attacked by anti-gay students at a college party.

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  15. From the Bay Area to Miami Florida joined the nation in LGBT marchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    The state of Florida from Jacksonville, to Orlando, to Tampa and south to Miami the Sunshine was well represented in the LBGT rights marches this weekend. Sunday from Washington, DC to Los Angels supporters of LGBT rights mobilized for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but angered over threats to those advances.

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  16. Sunday was the emotional one year anniversary of the Pulse night club shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    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. Starting in the early hours Monday, and continuing almost 24 hours later, survivors, victims' families, city officials and central Florida residents will remember the victims with four services.

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

    Jun 11, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    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. Starting in the early hours Monday, and continuing almost 24 hours later, survivors, victims' families, city officials and central Florida residents will remember the victims with four services.

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  18. Jacksonville and Orlando will be part of a national march against Islamic law today.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Marches against Islamic law were planned Saturday in more than two dozen cities across the United States, but scholars and others say the protesters are stoking unfounded fears and promoting a distorted and prejudiced view of the religion. The group organizing the rallies, ACT for America, claims Shariah "is incompatible with Western democracy and the freedoms it affords."

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  19. Orlando Police: All clear at airport after report prompts searchRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Law enforcement agents say nothing alarming was found after they conducted a search at Orlando International Airport in response to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area. Airport officials say the vehicle was in a parking area not accessible to the general public and that canine officers had "alerted" on it.

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  20. Stats show increase in fatal workplace shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Fatal workplace shootings, like the one Monday in Orlando, Florida, are ticking upward in the United States, government statistics show. Revenge against an employer, romantic partner or co-workers often is the motive, experts say.

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