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4-Day Weather Forecast For Sorrento

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Sorrento: Wednesday, June 16: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Thursday, June 17: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly cloudy
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An airtight sex case, a sweetheart deal, and questions about justice | Editorial

The case against former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg has no shortage of disgusting details, not least of which is that a man in his mid-30s, a man in a position of authority, had sex with a 17-year-old girl. For that and other offenses, Greenberg is facing a long stint in a federal pen. Another Central Florida figure of authority, who also pleaded guilty to having sex with a ...
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Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Opens Newest Location in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Orlando-based Jeremiah’s Italian Ice will soon be scooping up its iconic frozen treats in Boca Raton, announcing the brand’s first location to open in the area. Slated to open on June 29 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, the new Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is located at 8170 Glades Rd. Suite K2 in Lake Side Centre. It will be owned and operated by Lori Cox with the help of her four children, all current or former “Owls” of local Florida Atlantic University.
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This acronym can help you remember your rights when interacting with police

ORLANDO, Fla. – Nothing induces anxiety quite like looking in your rearview mirror and seeing flashing red and blue lights trailing behind you. Erin Keith, a staff attorney at Detroit Justice Center, knows the amount of panic that traffic stops and other police encounters can cause, particularly for men and women of color, so she wants residents to be prepared and know their rights.
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Juneteenth in Central Florida: How to celebrate the end of slavery

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day or Jubilee Day, marks the anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States on June 19. The date marks 156 years since federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure that all enslaved people were freed in accordance with the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. Last year, Juneteenth took on added meaning and significance in the wake ...

Florida toddler ends up in ER after swallowing his brother’s toys

ORLANDO, Fla. – A two-year-old boy from Orlando was rushed to the hospital, after he swallowed 16 magnetic balls. The balls were brought home by an older sibling in April. His mother said he started having stomach pain and the family decided to take him to the emergency room. Doctors found 16 balls in his digestive tract.
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Orlando Sanford International Airport to offer direct flights to Canada

SANFORD, Fla. – People in Central Florida will soon have more flight options when planning a trip to Canada. Swoop, a low-cost airline out of Canada, will soon offer nonstop flights to the Great White North from Orlando Sanford International Airport. [TRENDING: 7 must-haves at Portillo’s | Sharks bite boy,...
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The Best Things to do in Orlando, Florida

Looking for things to do in Orlando? We’ve got you covered. Orlando has been our family’s go-to destination for decades. In fact, we were in Orlando just before crossing the border back to Canada in March, 2020. (literally days before the borders closed) Canadian’s can’t get enough of the sunshine...
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Florida principal at center of controversial paddling reappointed to the job: report

A Florida principal will keep her job after a controversial video emerged featuring the principal paddling a child, according to a report by WFLA. The Hendry County School Board approved Tuesday that Melissa Carter will remain as principal at Central Elementary School in Clewiston despite the Florida Department of Education finding probable cause to justify sanctions against her Florida ...
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Orlando Business Journal

Space Coast Area Transit exec talks new routes, returning to normal capacity and more

Things are trending in a positive direction for Brevard County's public bus service after the pandemic dampened ridership for mass transportation across the U.S. Currently, Space Coast Area Transit is at roughly 78% of its pre-pandemic ridership, Interim Transit Director Terry Jordan told Orlando Business Journal. The return to nearly normal shows how critical the bus service is for Brevard County workers and residents who rely on it to get to work, school, doctor's visits and more. In fact, even though the pandemic has changed commutes for many car drivers, people who rely on the bus are still in need of the transportation network.
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Servers still down at UF Health Central Florida after 'cybersecurity event'

LEESBURG — The investigation continues into the "cybersecurity event" that affected UF Health Central Florida's computer servers on May 31 — and the servers are still down. UF Health experts detected unusual activity on the night of the incident, leading the organization to initiate protective measures. "For the past two...

Fireworks return to Disney parks in latest lifting of rules

ORLANDO, Fla. – Disney plans to restart fireworks shows at its parks in Florida and California in the latest move by the company to ease up on pandemic restrictions implemented last year. The company said Tuesday that firework shows would resume at the beginning of July at Disney World in...
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No Central Florida restaurants shut down last week, Orange County takes top spot for most warnings

No Central Florida restaurants received emergency orders to shut down in the week of June 6-12, according to data from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Orange County took the top spot for most warnings and other complaints in Central Florida with 15. Another two were given in Osceola with two in Seminole and one in Lake County. Warnings given with required ...