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New Spearbox hits Ivanhoe Village

July 8, 2014
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New Spearbox hits Ivanhoe Village

The second utility box to be painted in Ivanhoe Village, on the busy corner of Orange and Virginia, is getting all gussied up this week by local artist Andrew Spear. The subjects of the painting, two pretty vintage lassies coyly looking over their shoulders at the viewer, were inspired by the local history of...
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Photos: Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Grand Opening

July 8, 2014
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Photos: Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Grand Opening

After years of speculation and weeks of soft openings, Universal Orlando celebrated the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley grand opening this morning. Hundreds of fans lined up outside Universal Studios Florida from 5 a.m., and they were joined by thousands more by the time the grand opening was held inside the park’s...
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No injuries in Brevard County I-95 Red Bull spill

July 8, 2014
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The scene of the tragedy. Photo by Kate Nicole.

A Red Bull delivery truck accidentally sideswiped a disabled semi on an I-95 shoulder in Brevard County. Luckily no one was injured, but the collision did unleash approximately 2,875 gallons of everyone's favorite glowing vodka mix-in upon the unsuspecting stretch of highway.
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Potter fans don’t let long lines ruin their Diagon Alley fun

July 8, 2014
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Despite crazy-long lines and a five-hour wait for the Gringott's ride, Potter fans devour Diagon Alley.
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VIDEO: Man catches two women stealing his beach canopy in New Smyrna Beach

July 7, 2014
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Two women tried to make off with a family's beach supplies, but were caught in the act on camera.
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: Keys to equality, justice’s blind spot, what the frack?

July 7, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: Keys to equality, justice’s blind spot, what the frack?

THE KEYS TO EQUALITY INVOLVE BOTH THE KEYS AND TWO BARTENDERS TODAY. THIRSTY?: “Two gay Key West bartenders are prepared to get married Monday in a Plantation Key courthouse if Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia strikes Florida’s same-sex marriage ban. “That’s all it takes is a walk across the hall. It’s just about...
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The Dreamfinder has been found

July 6, 2014
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The Dreamfinder has been found

  When I was little, I was the weird kid that actually preferred EPCOT Center to the Magic Kingdom. A whimsical scientist named Dreamfinder and a purple little dragon named Figment were largely responsible for this. They were the stars of the 11-minute long dark ride Journey into Imagination and the centerpiece of The...
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