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Trailer for Walt Before Mickey released, featuring a familiar Orlando face

September 11, 2014
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Local actor Timothy Williams is in the upcoming film 'Walt Before Mickey.' Watch the trailer now.
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Wet Nurse and the Pauses featured on BrooklynVegan’s Fest list

September 11, 2014
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We're guessing he sees Fest AIDs in your future. via thefestfl.com

Right on. Two Orlando bands made BrooklynVegan's list of 15 bands to check out at the Fest.
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Florida’s Legislative Budget Commission approves $25 million for springs projects

September 11, 2014
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Money is now flowing toward 27 projects intended to improve some of Florida's most endangered natural springs.
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Speaking of militarized police forces … did you know that University of Central Florida owns 23 M-16s and 1 grenade launcher?

September 11, 2014
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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Maxwell fires an M-16 using a three-round burst at the Joe Foss range during a weapons training in Taqaddum, Iraq, July 27, 2008. The Seabees, assigned to a mobile construction battalion, are on a six-month deployment to Iraq to provide general engineering support to coalition forces. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin Coveny, via defense.gov

In the wake of Ferguson, it's become common knowledge that city police departments are getting their hands on more and more decommissioned military equipment. But today, the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that it's not just city police getting in on the game – police on college campuses are also building mini arsenals of...
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Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa officially opens today

September 11, 2014
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Pork Belly Tacos + side of Grilled corn on the cob with chili & limeImage via Droolius

Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa opens today at 4 p.m. Get a peek at the menu.
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Orlando International Airport refuses PETA’s anti-SeaWorld ad

September 10, 2014
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Earlier this year, animal-rights organization PETA got involved in a legal battle with the San Diego International Airport over advertising the group wanted to take out an ad featuring Kathy Najimy, urging visitors to San Diego to “please avoid SeaWorld.” The airport tried to turn the ads down, but PETA and the ACLU sued,...
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