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UPDATED: Council on American-Islamic relations demands investigation of Todashev shooting

May 30, 2013
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UPDATED: Council on American-Islamic relations demands investigation of Todashev shooting

On Wednesday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations requested a private investigation of last week’s deadly shooting of an Orlando man by an FBI agent who was questioning his connection to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamarlan Tsarnaev.
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Disney World could have been in Palm Beach County

March 7, 2013
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  What would Orlando have been like without the Mouse? What would Palm Beach County have been like as the theme park capitol of the world? The Palm Beach Post reported on a story of Walt Disney on his scouting trip to find the best spot for his kingdom. Although, the story doesn’t delve into...
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TARDIS Soda Machine at Epic Comics gets shout out from BBC America

March 6, 2013
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BBC America calls out Epic Comics as “clearly geniuses or magi or mageniuses or something.” They didn’t actually invent a time machine, but damn close. BBC America says that this Doctor Who spacecraft/time machine doubles as a soda vending machine. “If you want Sprite, you press the current Doctor’s face. The Tenth Doctor will get you...
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Orlando Monopoly

February 21, 2013
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  We made it. It’s not all about the Mouse ears that puts us on the map – we now have a “true” Orlando Edition of Monopoly. Not that crummy, fanny pack version made in the late 1990′s, this one is created for the local. This unauthorized game calls out joints like Stardust Coffee and...
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The World’s Worst Superhero in Florida

February 12, 2013
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We read these headlines nearly every day. Now, there is an amalgamation of this jackass-hero’s feats – “Florida Man.” Buzzfeed lined up 10 reasons why “Florida Man” is the best Twitter Aggregator. We now have a crusader to call on…if absolutely no one else is available.                ...
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Possible Last Year for Daylight Savings Time

February 7, 2013
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Senator Darren Soto of District 14 is proposing a new bill, the Sunshine Protection Act, the end-all of gaining a fake hour of sleep or losing it. Local 6 reports that Sen. Soto, “claims the change would boost the tourism industry, with more sun earlier in the day.” Inside the proposed bill, it states that...
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Coyotes in Windermere

February 6, 2013
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Apparently we have coyotes. Bobcats and bears or any of the reptilian-kind are expected in Central Florida. Wile. E. in our midst – had no idea. According to WESH, “some residents claim their pets are being threatened, and in some cases, disappearing.” Resident Lynne Hickman said she makes sure to watch her dog when...
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Local 6 Reporter Slams Drunk Videobomber

January 31, 2013
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Jessica Sanchez, a field reporter for Local 6 News, was on location in New Orleans.  Sanchez was there to do a “getting ready” segment on NOLA preparing for the Super Bowl. Sanchez, broadcasting live, was videobombed by a drunkard. Who would’ve guessed that a boozed up woman on Bourbon Street would do such a...
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Nickelodeon Time Capsule of 1992 Opens Up in

January 29, 2013
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…2042.  Oh, come on – it’s not too far away. In front of the Nickelodeon Suites Resort (14500 Continental Gateway), one can find the buried time capsule of 1992, when things seemed much simpler. The original burial ground was in front of the network within Universal Studios Orlando, outside Stage 18. It was moved...
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Engagement Ring Used as a Deadly Weapon

January 25, 2013
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Engagement as a Deadly Weapon

CBS affiliate WKMG reports that a 29-year-old man, Faron Thompson, was arrested in Orlando on suspicion of trying to force his fiancee to swallow her diamond engagement ring because she no longer wanted to live with him. Thompson was arrested Sunday on charges of battery via strangulation and child neglect, according to the station....
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