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Victor Oladipo ditches protective mask

Here’s the Orlando Sentinel reporting some happy news for Magic guard Victor Oladipo: The best Christmas present Victor Oladipo received this year came from a doctor. A physician gave the Orlando Magic guard permission to jettison the clear, protective mask that he had been wearing to protect the surgically repaired bones on the right side of his face. Oladipo played [...]

MyMagic+ is Coming to Other Disney Parks, but How Will It Change?

By Robert Niles: Disney will roll out its MyMagic+ vacation planning system beyond the Walt Disney World Resort to its other theme parks, Disney Parks Chairman Tom Staggs told the Orlando Sentinel. Yet the system will change as it moves to California's Disneyland Resort, and potentially to other resorts abroad, Staggs said. Show More Summary

Florida Surpasses New York In Population

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Orlando Sentinel: First it was this: Orlando beat New York City as the first city to top 50 million visitors. Census figures released Tuesday show Florida passed New York as the nation's third largest state with an estimated population of 19.9 million. Show More Summary

FLORIDA: State Attorney Won't Charge Clerks In Orange & Osceola Counties

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Orlando Sentinel: In a move that could clear the way for same-sex couples to get married in Orange and Osceola counties in two weeks, State Attorney Jeff Ashton on Tuesday announced that he will not prosecute court clerks if they issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples on Jan. Show More Summary

ORLANDO: Mayor Buddy Dyer To Officiate Mass Gay Wedding At City Hill

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

But there's a big catch. Via the Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has agreed to officiate at a big same-sex wedding at City Hall on Jan. 6, the first day a federal judge has cleared gay and lesbian couples to lawfully get married in Florida, according to a local business association. Show More Summary

Non-Sequiturs: 12.11.14

A registered sex offender wins the lottery. $3 million buys a lot of windowless vans. [Orlando Sentinel] Judge to federal prosecutor: "You’re branded as a liar and you’ll remain a liar for the rest of your life." [New York Observer] A New York lawyer has been arrested and charged with running down 5 people in Herald Square. Show More Summary

Bear Attack Leaves 68-Year-Old Woman In Central Florida Injured

A bear attack in Florida on Wednesday night has left a 68-year-old woman injured. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the incident happened in the town of Heathrow in Central Florida. The woman who has been attacked has been identified as Jeanne Barber. Show More Summary

Young Magic guard Victor Oladipo still improving

Here’s the Orlando Sentinel reporting on talented young Magic guard Victor Oladipo, who is still on the rise as he develops, and as his team learns how best to utilize him: During Tuesday night’s 98-97 heartbreaking loss to the same Warriors who decimated the Magic a week earlier, Oladipo markedly improved his decision-making. In one of the most [...]

FLORIDA: Couple Sues For Marriage Recognition After Driver's License Denial

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A Florida couple has sued the state for the recognition of their New York marriage after being told that they could not register their new names with the DMV. Via the Orlando Sentinel: Daniel Wall-DeSousa, 40, and Scott Wall-DeSousa,...Show More Summary

Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem

By Glenn Spencer, Orlando Sentinel This Thanksgiving weekend, Florida residents might be surprised to see loud and disorderly protesters harassing shoppers and blocking streets. These sorts of intimidation tactics are, unfortunately,...Show More Summary

Longtime Chief Meteorologist Out at News 13

After 17 years at News 13, Jeff Day is out as chief meteorologist. Hal Boedeker of the Orlando Sentinel reports, Day was told his contract had been terminated on Friday. “When we started I was the only the meteorologist,” Day said Sunday night. Show More Summary

Magic set to buy property for future entertainment complex

Here’s the Orlando Sentinel reporting on the Magic: The Orlando Magic have reached a deal to buy one of the oldest homeless shelters in Orlando to make way for the team’s planned $200 million entertainment complex. The Magic will pay the Orlando Union Rescue Mission $3 million for the property on Central Boulevard where its men’s shelter is located. [...]

FSU to Receive $3.5 Million for 2016 Game vs. Ole Miss

Wednesday afternoon, Florida State and Ole Miss announced a mega season-opening clash for the 2016 season. Brendan Sonnone of the Orlando Sentinel did some digging and found out how much ESPN will pay the Seminoles to broadcast the game. Show More Summary

Florida, Gun Silencers and Idiots

Orlando Sentinel: OMG!! Did you hear??!! Florida has another gun debate!!! It’s about silencers!! The NRA wants to allow them for hunters!! Gun-control advocates can now start screaming about the dangers of silent mass murderers!! And NRA members can scream about personal freedom, the Second Amendment and their God-given right to quietly blow away deer!! […]

Florida State Coach -- It's Not My Job To Investigate Jameis Winston

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Florida State University head football coach Jimbo Fisher just addressed questions about the NCAA investigation into Jameis Winston -- saying it's completely out of his hands. Fisher just spoke with the Orlando Sentinel... and when asked about the…

Florida State Linebacker Ukeme Eligwe Dismissed: Latest Details and Reaction

Florida State's march toward a second consecutive national title is very much intact, but it will have to move forward without the presence of linebacker Ukeme Eligwe. According to Brendan Sonnone of The Orlando Sentinel, the sophomore...Show More Summary

Quad Amputee 'Person of Interest' in Parents' Murder

"I cannot imagine him doing something like this—I don't think he would be able to." That was the reaction of one of Sean Petrozzino's neighbors to the Orlando Sentinel upon hearing that the 30-year-old South Florida man—a quadruple amputee after a bout with bacterial meningitis as a teen—...

Ben Aycrigg, Orlando TV Legend, Dies at 88

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Ben Aycrigg, a TV legend in Orlando, died of renal failure last night at the age of 88. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Aycrigg worked for 35 years as a reporter, news director...Show More Summary

Fla. man in Boy Scout costume booked for resisting an officer

A 24-year-old Florida man wearing a Boy Scout Halloween costume was arrested early Saturday for resisting an officer without violence, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Feds Convene Grand Jury in George Zimmerman Case

Cowards. Andrew Branca on Thursday: The Orlando Sentinel newspaper today reported that the Department of Justice has assembled a Federal Grand jury to meet next week to hear testimony about whether George Zimmerman violated Trayvon Martin’s civil rights on the night that Zimmerman ultimately killed Martin in self-defense. When you have a case you can’t […]

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