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  1. FBI: Success against ISIS means more terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | WESH-TV

    Speaking to a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University Wednesday, Comey predicted that eventually crushing ISIS in its self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria and Iraq will likely result in dispersing terrorists elsewhere. "At some point there is going to be a terrorist diaspora out of Syria like we've never seen before," Comey said.

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  2. Police to begin offering active-shooter training for Orlando nightclub staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WESH-TV

    In the wake of the Pulse shooting, the killing of singer Christina Grimmie and the mass shooting in Fort Myers, Orlando police said they will offer active shooter security training to club owners and employees. The announcement was made Tuesday during a meeting of the Orlando nightclub task force, which is a cooperative effort among downtown club and business owners, members of Orlando's government, police and fire departments.

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  3. Venue safety an increasing concern after string of violent incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WESH-TV

    Less than two months after a gunman killed 49 people at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, two people were killed Monday and more than a dozen others injured in a shooting outside a Fort Myers club. At The Plaza Live concert venue in Orlando, a lone gunman shot and killed "The Voice" singer Christina Grimmie on June 10, just over 24 hours before the Pulse shooting.

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  4. Pokemon Go: 8 Central Florida spots dropping luresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WESH-TV

    Actually, it's more than a thing. Pokemon Go, the augmented reality game released earlier this month, has taken over millions of phone screens around the world, and Central Florida is no exception.

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  5. New documents released in Pulse nightclub massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WESH-TV

    New documents show the gunman who killed 49 innocent people was repeatedly taunted for being Muslim in his job as a security guard at the St. Lucie County Courthouse. They also reveal that Omar Mateen told his co-workers he had ties to the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and the Fort Hood shooter.

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  6. Chief Mina, Sheriff Demings speak before hearing in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WESH-TV

    Orlando Police Chief John Mina and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings testified at a congressional hearing on Friday. The leaders said new equipment could better protect officers and citizens.

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  7. 21-year-old man found dead after being kidnapped outside gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WESH-TV

    Orange County deputies say a man who was kidnapped at gunpoint late Thursday night was found dead early Friday morning. FOUND DEAD EARLY THIS WITH HIS FAMILY.

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  8. Pulse nightclub broken into overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WESH-TV

    Officers are now investigating a break-in at Pulse nightclub, just hours after police returned the building to its owners. VE HIS CALL TO 911.

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  9. Pulse nightclub returns to ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WESH-TV

    "We held a moment of silence, and it was very moving to be on that site, quite honestly, where so many people lost their lives or were injured," said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. Dyer was talking Wednesday about his visit to the Pulse nightclub shooting scene Tuesday night with Police Chief John Mina.

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  10. One month later: Pulse victims rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WESH-TV

    WESH 2 News continues to remember the 49 innocent lives lost inside Pulse nightclub on June 12. Fifty-three others were injured that night. The community came together Tuesday for a ceremony at the Orlando History Center to honor and reflect.

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  11. Orlando memorializes gay nightclub massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WESH-TV

    It took the National Park Service 46 years to memorialize New York's Stonewall uprising in memory of gay liberation; Pulse is being memorialized in Orlando much faster and by a much larger community. The Orange County Regional History Center moved Tuesday to preserve the 49 crosses made by Greg Zanis, an Illinois carpenter moved by the June 12 massacre at Pulse nightclub, along with thousands of mementos laid as tributes to the victims in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 1 comment

  12. One month later, Pulse tributes being carefully preservedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WESH-TV

    Days after the Pulse nightclub massacre, memorials around town began to grow. The outpouring of support since the shooting is evident.

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  13. Magic begin work on entertainment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WESH-TV

    The sounds of concrete crumbling and rebar snapping under the pressure from an excavator could be heard early Monday morning. Crews with Balfour Beatty construction spent the first day razing the two garage buildings on the north side of Orlando's Church Street, facing the Amway Center.

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  14. New video shows plane crashing into Lake DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WESH-TV

    "Holy a ," a voice on the video says after the plane dives into the water. "Did that really just happen?" The 49-year-old pilot and his 9-year-old daughter both survived the crash.

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  15. Clinton backs public option on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WESH-TV

    Hillary Clinton on Saturday expressed support for expanding taxpayer-funded health insurance, in a nod to the desires of Bernie Sanders' supporters. In a statement released as Democrats gather in Orlando, Florida, to finalize their party's platform, Clinton expressed support for the so-called "public option," which would expand health insurance coverage beyond the current provisions in Obamacare.

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  16. UCFPD unveils tribute to Pulse shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WESH-TV

    "If everybody will just take a minute to reflect, we can never forget that 49 people died in Orlando," UCF Police Chief Richard Beary said. Students and staff gathered on campus Friday, as the University of Central Florida Police Department unveiled a tribute to the victims of the Pulse tragedy.

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  17. UCFPD to unveil tribute to Pulse shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WESH-TV

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  18. Charred bodies still being pulled from Baghdad bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WESH-TV

    Nearly two days after a suicide truck bomb ripped through Baghdad, families are still hoping that rescuers searching through the rubble can locate the bodies of their loved ones. The Saturday night attack on a busy shopping district was the deadliest single incident in the Iraq's war-weary capital in years, killing at least 200 people, Mohamed al-Rubaye?, the deputy head of the security committee of the Baghdad Provincial Council, said on Afaq TV Monday.

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  19. City releases mayor's texts from Pulse shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WESH-TV

    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer shared the news with the world that his city became the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. WESH 2 News is getting a look at the text messages received by the mayor in the wake of the Pulse nightclub massacre.

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  20. UCF hopes to break Orlando donation record at blood driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WESH-TV

    The University of Central Florida and OneBlood are teaming up, hoping to set the record for the largest blood drive in Orlando's history. Robert Lowe reports.

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