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Why the Magic were comfortable drafting Paolo Banchero despite him not visiting Orlando

Jeff Weltman had a point to make. The point wasn’t defending the Magic’s picking of Paolo Banchero at No. 1 in last Thursday’s NBA draft. That wasn’t necessary. Banchero entered the draft viewed as a top-three prospect. Most well-respected media mock draft boards had him being drafted at No. 3 by the Houston Rockets, who wound up with Jabari Smith Jr. — the prospect most mock drafts had going ...
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Guest Arrested After Animal Kingdom Assault, Blames “Stress of Disney World Vacation”

One family’s trip to Walt Disney World ended in arrest after a Guest struck their partner after a stressful Disney experience. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park is home to attractions like Avatar Flight of Passage, the new Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond!, and Expedition Everest — The Legend of the Forbidden Mountain — all of which can be purchased with the new Disney Genie and Lightning Lane systems. The popular Disney Park showcases animals from all over the world to Orlando, Central Florida, bringing a different experience to those offered at Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT Park, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Orlando police searching for woman dragged by man

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police are searching for a woman seen being dragged by a man. On the 800 block of Roberto Clemente Boulevard, the Orlando Police Department responded to the scene on June 20. Police released a sketch of the woman their searching for. They ask anyone with...

Rare 1969 Chevy Camaro Z/28 Headed To Mecum Orlando

1969 marked the third and final model year for the Chevy Camaro. Thanks to a longer than usual production cycle running from September 1968 to February 1970, the 1969 model year saw the most copies built for the first generation run, with 243,085 Camaros leaving the factory. The ’69 Chevy...

Fla. Man Allegedly Slashed Wife's Throat and Held Her Hand While She Died in Bathtub

A Florida man is accused of brutally murdering his wife by slashing her throat and watching her bleed to death in a bathtub. According to the arrest report obtained by Law & Crime and viewed by PEOPLE, police in Altamonte Springs, Fla., arrested 21-year-old Xichen Yang on charges of first degree murder and tampering with evidence, after he confessed to killing his wife, 21-year-old Nhu Quynh Pham, inside their apartment.

Summer Travel: Tips For Dealing with Gator Attacks

One of my fun little quirks is that I have an oddly deep reserve of the most random knowledge. About twice a month, some curiosity will overeagerly and uninvitedly worm its way into my brain until I set aside enough time to sate the cat. Which, in turn, strengthens my jack of all trades persona.