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Voices: I went to a right-wing libertarian conference as a socialist. I was pleasantly surprised by what I found

When I was invited by the Young Americans for Liberty to cover their annual Revolution conference, I was surprised. An offshoot of former Congressman and current dean of American libertarianism Ron Paul’s failed 2012 presidential campaign, Revolution bills itself as “the nation’s most active youth liberty organization” (it also promised that Revolution 2022 would be “the largest pro-liberty event of the decade.”) As a publicly identified socialist, I wouldn’t have imagined I’d be first on their list of invites.Intrigued, I drove the nearly 700 miles from my home in east Tennessee to central Florida, unsure what to expect. My experiences...

Florida 6-year-old dies weeks after being found unconscious with head in toilet, couple arrested

A 6-year-old in Florida who was found by officials unconscious with their head in a toilet on July 5 has died. Larry Rhodes, 22 and Bianca Blaise, 25, were arrested on July 5 after officials responded to 911 calls at the Knights Inn in Kissimmee, Florida, reporting a drowning and someone's head that was in a toilet, according to FOX 35. Rhodes is the 6-year-old's father, officials said.
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WATCH: Four-star running back Cedric Baxter Jr. to make college commitment live Wednesday on CBS Sports HQ

One of the top uncommitted running backs in the 2023 recruiting class will make his verbal pledge live Wednesday on CBS Sports HQ. Cedric Baxter Jr., a four-star prospect from Edgewood High School in Orlando, Florida, will make his choice at 7 p.m. ET. You can watch the announcement live in the video at the top of this page (or at this link here), on the CBS Sports App or via your connected device (Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV).
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Study: This Florida theme park is more expensive than Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. – It’s no surprise that theme parks are expensive, but a new study shows there is a park more expensive than Disney World - and it’s right here in Florida. A study by The Family Vacation Guide ranked the top 10 most expensive theme parks globally, as of May 2022. Of the 10, four of them are in the Sunshine State.

1 dead in tractor-trailer crash on I-4 exit ramp in Kissimmee: FHP

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The driver of a tractor-trailer is dead after the vehicle overturned on the Interstate 4 westbound exit ramp to Osceola Parkway Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened shortly after 6 a.m. The exit ramp will remain closed as troopers investigate.

Texas stays hot with commitment of Top 50 recruit Cedric Baxter

Since new Texas RB coach Tashard Choice has been on the job in Austin the ultra-charismatic former NFL standout balanced the daunting task of recruiting both the No. 1 and No. 2 RBs in the nation in former Texas commit Rueben Owens and Orlando (Fla.) Edgewater's Cedric Baxter. A few months ago the Texas staff made the decision to fully commit to going after Baxter and that gamble paid off big time with the elite running back's commitment to the University of Texas.

Disney World is not the most expensive Florida theme park: This one is, study says

ORLANDO, Fla. - Theme park tickets in Florida don't come cheap, but a new study breaks down which one is the most expensive – and it's NOT Walt Disney World. The Family Vacation Guide recently ranked the top 10 most expensive theme parks when it comes to admission prices in 2022. While Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida came in high on the list, one other Florida theme park took the No. 1 spot: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.