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Orlando, Florida: City in Central Florida
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,509,831, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in July 2017. These figures make it the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of 2018, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 285,713, making it the 71st-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city.

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Cinderella Castle at Disney World will get a makeover in honor of 'Cinderella' movie

Cinderella Castle, a 189-foot structure with a fiberglass shell, acts as the hub for the rest of the Disney World theme park in Orlando
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Terry DeCarlo, Gay Leader in the Wake of a Shooting, Dies at 57

After 49 people were killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., in 2016, he spoke for the city’s L.G.B.T.Q. community on the national stage.
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Videos for Orlando, Florida


Super Bowl MVP Mahomes honored with annual parade at Disney World [Video]Super Bowl MVP Mahomes honored with annual parade at Disney World

Patrick Mahomes becomes the youngest Super Bowl MVP to say "I'm going to Disney World!"

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U.S. Soccer postpones MNT Qatar training camp [Video]U.S. Soccer postpones MNT Qatar training camp

U.S. Soccer postpones Men's National Team training camp in Qatar due to unrest in Middle east

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:00Published

 

As Florida weather closes Disney water park and others, social media users gripe about cold

Theme park guests and watchers have been quick to point out the Orlando, Florida, chills on social media.
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It's so cold in Florida that Orlando water parks are closing

Heads up if you're vacationing in Florida this chilly week: Several water parks in Florida are closing due to cold temperatures in the state.
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Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in 'Bullitt' sells for $3.4 million

ford mustang driven by steve mcqueen in 'bullitt' sells for $3.4 million
The 1968 Ford Mustang GT that Steve McQueen drove in the classic car chase from the movie "Bullitt, one of the most famed cars from American cinema, sold for $3.4 million at auction in Florida on..
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Local hero: Florida hotelier Harris Rosen keeps his giving close to home

Harris Rosen has a chain of eight hotels bearing his name in the Orlando area, but he makes most of his headlines these days for giving away his fortune.
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Man charged with fondling Disney princess

man charged with fondling disney princess
A man has been accused of groping a woman dressed as a Disney princess while his wife sat nearby. Brian Sherman became ”very excited” when he saw the staff member at the Walt Disney World park in..
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Sen. Bill Nelson praises authorities' preparedness coordination ahead of Hurricane Irma

Senator Bill Nelson, D-Florida, joins "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson from Orlando to discuss the cooperation between the state, federal and local governments ahead of Hurricane Irma.
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Just desserts, at the National Pie Championships

As American as apple pie, the annual National Pie Championships, in Orlando, Fla., pits professional and amateur bakers from across the U.S. in a showdown that is definitely not "easy as pie." Conor..
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Disney opens "Galaxy's Edge" Star Wars attraction in Orlando

The largest singe-themed land in any Disney park, first opened in Anaheim, is now available on both coasts
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Florida man spends $90K to build Bugatti Veyron replica from a 2002 Mercury

Eric Bonnette of Orlando is looking for someone who would want to buy his Bugatti replica, for much cheaper than you can get a real one.
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Disney World resort food and wine event: Try a Funfetti fried Oreo cookie or party at the beach

Disney World's Swan and Dolphin resort in Orlando is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its annual food and wine extravaganza.
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Delta flies high school runners on private jet after canceled flight: 'First-class act'

Delta swooped in after a high school cross country team was left without a flight to a major meet in Orlando over the weekend.
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Vicar Keir Shreeves delivers his baby son while driving

Wife Jessamy gave birth to Orlando in the family car as Keir was driving it to hospital in Sussex.
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Woman made it onto Delta flight at Orlando International without ID or boarding pass

Federal and local law enforcement are investigating how a woman managed to board a Delta flight in Orlando Saturday without ID or boarding pass.
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Disney Skyliner gondolas open Sunday, giving Orlando guests high-flying transportation

Disney Skyliner, which launches Sunday, will transport guests between Disney's Orlando properties in colorful air gondolas.
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Florida cop fired after arresting 6-year-old kids

Amid a growing backlash, the Florida school resource officer who arrested two six-year-olds at their Orlando school has been fired. Officer Dennis Turner was terminated Monday. Battery charges against..
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Charges dropped against 6-year-old children

Charges against two six-year-olds in Florida were dropped. The children were arrested in separate incidents at a charter school in Orlando. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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Florida cop arrests 6 and 8 year old kids and is suspended

Dennis Turner arrested them at their Orlando schools on unrelated misdemeanor charges and could be in hot water himself
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Thomas Cook's last flight: 'The staff were crying and it was very sombre'

The last Thomas Cook flight arrived at Manchester from Orlando shortly before 09:00.
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Officer Under Investigation After Arresting Children, 6 and 8, Chief Says

The 6-year-old, a girl, was arrested and handcuffed after having a tantrum at an Orlando, Fla., school, her grandmother said.
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Florida school resource officer who arrested two kids, ages 6 and 8, is under investigation

An Orlando school resource officer is facing an investigation after he reportedly arrested a 6-year-old and an 8-year-old on misdemeanor charges.
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My bipartisan bill would prevent shootings. Congress should surprise America and pass it.

My lead Democratic co-sponsor is Rep. Val Demings, a former Orlando police chief. We're in lockstep on the TAPS Act because it will save lives.
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Dorian closes DisneyWorld, Legoland and other Florida tourist sites

Air travel halted in and out of Orlando as Sunshine State readies for tropical force winds and rain
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Labor Day flight cancellations: 600 and counting as Hurricane Dorian approaches East Coast

Travelers will find the most cancellations on flights to and from Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida.
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Star Wars land opens this week in Orlando: What to expect at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Media got a sneak peek of Disney's Star Wars land that is set to open Aug. 29 at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida.
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Staff picks for Florida-Miami (Fla.) season opener for college football

College football season starts with a major matchup in Week 0 with Florida meeting Miami (Fla.) in Orlando. Our USA TODAY Sports staff makes picks.
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Southwest Airlines cuts nonstop routes from Los Angeles, Boston, Orlando, Dallas

The airline is eliminating nonstop flights on several routes, including Los Angeles-Cancun, Boston-Atlanta and Dallas-Oklahoma City, effective Jan. 6.
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TripAdvisor names top 25 amusement parks in the world

Amusement-park heaven is Orlando, according to TripAdvisor's list of the world's best, with four top parks.
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Wayne Rooney scores from 70 yards as DC United beat Orlando

wayne rooney scores from 70 yards as dc united beat orlando
Wayne Rooney’s superb strike from his own half proved to be the difference as DC United returned to winning ways against Orlando City. The former England captain scored the only goal after 10 minutes..
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Trump Kicks Off 2020, Biden’s Backlash, Warren on Prisons: This Week in the 2020 Race

The president goes to Orlando, the former vice president invokes two segregationist senators and Elizabeth Warren says she’ll ban private prisons.
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Trump supporter arrested after smacking reporter's phone

A Florida man threatened and smacked at a reporter after he was recorded being kicked out of Trump's Orlando rally.
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Trump unveils MAGA replacement slogan … KAG? RNC: $24.8M in 24 hours, shattering records

trump unveils maga replacement slogan … kag? rnc: $24.8m in 24 hours, shattering records
Say goodbye to MAGA Country, and hello to … KAGville? “How do you give up the number one call it theme, logo, statement, in the history of politics for a new one?” Donald Trump asked an overflow..
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Trump campaign manager calls polling "the biggest joke in politics"

President Trump held a kickoff rally with thousands of supporters in Orlando Tuesday night. In a speech that resembled 2016, he talked about voters' fears and slammed Democrats. A recent Quinnipiac..
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Trump's rally draws large crowd but lacks "intense pro-Trump enthusiasm" of past events

CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett attended President Trump's rally in Orlando, Florida, Tuesday where he officially launched his 2020 campaign. Garrett joins "CBS This Morning" to..
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Trump paints a dire picture of America if he isn't re-elected

President Trump launched his bid for a second term by painting a scary picture of America's future if he is not re-elected. The president rallied with thousands of supporters in Orlando to officially..
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Is Howard Stern Right? Is Trump The Greatest Hoaxer And Swindler Of All Time?

is howard stern right? is trump the greatest hoaxer and swindler of all time?
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling “Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.” – Plato Will the “real” Donald Trump please stand up! In other words, is his presidency truly..
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Trump supporters call speech 'fantastic'

Supporters called President Donald Trump's speech 'electric' and 'fantastic,' after he kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday night. (June 19)
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2016 All Over Again

What many of those in Orlando really wanted to do was relive their historic victory.
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Donald Trump 2020: US President launches re-election campaign in Orlando, takes jibe at press calling it 'fake news media'

President Donald Trump launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday
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Trump Campaign Rally Brings Out Florida Supporters While Relying On Nationalist Rhetoric

trump campaign rally brings out florida supporters while relying on nationalist rhetoric
President Donald Trump kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday night in Florida using rhetoric that could have been straight out of 2016 while promising even harsher punishments for..
WorldNews - Published

Trump campaign kickoff rally was "like we were throwing back the clock to four years ago"

President Trump gave his official re-election campaign rally on Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, touching on many of the themes from the 2016 campaign. Ed O'Keefe and Major Garrett join CBSN to..
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Trump announces his re-election campaign during rally in Orlando

President Trump announces his re-election campaign during a rally in Orlando, Fla. on June 18, 2019.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally. "We're going to keep it better than ever before," he declared. (June 18)
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Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid

President Donald Trump has kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to connect his first term to the goals he hopes to achieve with..
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Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale predicts "electoral landslide"

President Trump's campaign manager, Brad Parscale, cast doubt on recent polls and predicted the president would win in an "electoral landslide" if the election were held today. Parscale's exclusive..
CBS News - Published

Trump supporters gather before re-election bid

President Donald Trump supporters gather in Orlando hour before a rally for the president.
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