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  1. Security firm says it had nothing to do with Pulse gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A British conglomerate being sued by survivors of the Florida nightclub shooting says it had nothing to do with the gunman's "terrible actions."

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  2. Walmart expands grocery service with Uber to 2 more marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | Star Tribune

    Walmart is expanding its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing service Uber to two more markets - Dallas and Orlando, Florida. The world's largest retailer had launched a pilot grocery service with Uber last year in Phoenix and then Tampa, Florida, earlier this year.

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  3. The Latest: No bond for suspect in officers' death in Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | Star Tribune

    A judge on Sunday denied bond for 45-year-old Everett Miller, saying there was probable cause for his first-degree murder charge. Miller wore handcuffs and shackles during the first appearance hearing that lasted a minute and a half.

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  4. Former North Alabama student sues over alleged sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Star Tribune

    A former University of North Alabama student has filed a lawsuit against the school, saying officials mishandled her complaints about an alleged sexual assault by a one-time professor and took steps to cover it up. The case involves an alleged assault by a former North Alabama marketing professor.

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  5. Docs: Bomb threats suspect offered services on dark netRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Star Tribune

    U.S. authorities say an American-Israeli Jew charged with threatening to bomb Jewish community centers and schools across the United States had offered to sell his threat-making services through an online black market. Recently unsealed court documents link 18-year-old Michael Kadar to a posting on the now-shuttered illicit marketplace AlphaBay advertising a "School Email Bomb Threat Service."

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  6. Daycare where child died had transport violation last monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Star Tribune

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The Latest on the death of a child inside a van outside a Florida day care center : State inspection records show a Florida day care center where a young child was found dead inside a van was not in compliance last month with a rule about keeping logs on transporting children.

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  7. Police: Federal agent shoots self in foot at Florida airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Star Tribune

    A vacationing federal agent from Kansas City accidentally shot himself in the foot while "unslinging a shoulder bag" inside Orlando International Airport. An Orlando police statement says the bag knocked his weapon from its holster.

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  8. Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead USRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    "Are you kidding me? I'm sure there's plenty of those," the U.S. coach acknowledged with a chuckle, "I don't make that public information, though." Arena walks across midfield soaking in the California sun and surveying the scene as his players take a lap and begin stretches ahead of training on a practice field adjacent to Avaya Stadium, home of the San Jose Earthquakes.

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  9. A look at plans for new rides and more at Disney parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Disney is calling upon the "Guardians of the Galaxy" and a cohort of blockbuster movies to help modernize its amusement parks. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled the upcoming attractions at both international and domestic Disney parks during its D23 fan expo in Anaheim, California, on July 15. Most of the upcoming projects are expected to be completed by Disney World's 50th anniversary in 2021.

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  10. Mennonite Church to divest in protest of Israeli policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Mennonite Church USA plans to sell its holdings in companies that profit from the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. A national Mennonite convention in Orlando, Florida, approved the move with a vote Thursday.

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  11. Report: Runner, age 101, takes women's record for age groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A 101-year-old runner from Louisiana who just took up the sport a year ago has set a woman's world record in the 100-yard dash for her age group, a newspaper reports. With a time of 39.62 seconds, Julia Hawkins established the record in the 100-yard dash for women 100 and older at this year's National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama, The Advocate reported.

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

    Jul 1, 2017 | Star Tribune

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

    Jun 21, 2017 | Star Tribune

    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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  14. Amid public outcry, Florida city moves Confederate statuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Star Tribune

    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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  15. The Latest: Hundreds leave flowers, cards for Pulse victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Hundreds of people in Orlando, Florida, are leaving flowers, cards and drawings at the Pulse nightclub to remember the victims who were killed a year ago. Erin Anderson and Jeannine Williams are both Orlando residents who came by in observance.

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  16. A challenging time for LGBT activists in US and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Star Tribune

    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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  17. The Latest: Power outage hits Orlando airport tram serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Officials at the central Florida airport tweeted Wednesday that tram service to gates 30 to 59 was interrupted due to the outage. Earlier in the day, law enforcement agents searched what had been reported to be a suspicious vehicle at the airport, but no threat was found.

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

    Jun 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    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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  19. Workplace shootings, like Orlando's, tick upward in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    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. 1 comment

  20. Disgruntled employee opens fire, kills 5 in Florida businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Law enforcement investigate the scene where five employees were killed in a shooting at Fiamma, a business on North Forsyth Road near Hanging Moss Road near Orlando, Fla., the Orange County Sheriff's Office reported this morning, June 5, 2017. Gallery: Law enforcement investigate the scene where five employees were killed in a shooting at Fiamma, a business on North Forsyth Road near Hanging Moss Road near Orlando, Fla., the Orange County Sheriff's Office reported this morning, June 5, 2017.

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