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Trump reiterates tough approach on immigration

Hours after meeting with the President of Mexico, Donald Trump told a cheering campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona that he would go forward with his plans to build a wall along the southern border, vowing if elected, to immediately remove criminal illegal aliens and force others to go back to ...

Trump meets with Mexican President

Hours before giving a speech on immigration in Arizona, Donald Trump flew to Mexico City to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, as Trump demanded that Mexico and the United States work together on trade, drugs, immigration and more. Both men used an opening statement to reporters to frame ...

State of Emergency includes Seminole and Orange counties

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency this morning for 42 counties ahead of an expected landfall by a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico. In Central Florida, Lake, Volusia, Orange and Seminole Counties were included in the declaration "By declaring a state of emergency in advance of ...

Clinton chides Trump on leadership, immigration

In a speech to an American Legion convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday again questioned Donald Trump’s temperament as a reason to oppose his bid for President, as Clinton argued Trump would undermine American foreign policy alliances and the overall security of the U.S. “American leadership means bringing ...

Colin Kaepernick and his birth mother, Heidi Russo

Colin Kaepernick's Mom: He's brought shame to family

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's birth mother had some harsh words for her son on Twitter. Heidi Russo tweeted at Kaepernick, “There’s ways to make change w/o disrespecting & bringing shame to the very country & family who afforded you so many blessings.”   Kaepernick refused to stand during the national ...

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory (33) celebrates with tight end Marcedes Lewis (89) after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

News 96.5 WDBO to air Jacksonville Jaguars preseason game

Do not adjust your radio, that is football you're hearing on News 96.5 WDBO. At least you will Thursday night when the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to Atlanta to play the Falcons in the team's fourth and final preseason game before the NFL regular season gets underway. The game broadcast will ...

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Mom guilts phone scammer into coming clean

Phone scams have become fairly common in recent years and the formula for tricking people out of money is usually the same. Someone calls threatening legal action if you don't pay up.  Sometimes the scammers pretend to be with the IRS, other scams involve someone claiming to be with law ...

Trump to visit Mexico before immigration speech

In a surprise development, Donald Trump announced on Tuesday night that he would be visiting Mexico on Wednesday to meet with that country’s President, just hours before Trump is set to give a much anticipated speech in Arizona to set out his plans to deal illegal immigration into the U.S. ...

 

Tropical Depression #9 parked over the Gulf; watches in effect across Florida

11 p.m. update:  The tropical system over the Gulf of Mexico continues without a name. No significant change to the track. No changes to the watches or warning. Due to it's slow movement, Tropical Depression #9 is is expected to make landfall on Thursday afternoon or early evening.  The biggest ...

 

Big wins in Florida primary include Rubio, Murphy, Wasserman Schultz

FLORIDA - U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has won the Democratic nomination to face Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. Murphy defeated fiery liberal Rep. Alan Grayson on Tuesday, aided by the backing of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. Murphy appeared confident in the final ...

 

TD9 slows down; hurricane watch is in effect for Gulf Coast, TS watch for inland counties

8 p.m. update: National Weather Service issued a tropical storm watch inland from the Big bend east to Marion County.  We will have another update at 11p.m. when the complete advisory is released by the National Hurricane Center. Most likely the storm will be named then.

Indicted Democrat bounced from Congress

For the second time this election year, Democratic primary voters have defeated a veteran black member of Congress who had been hit with corruption charges, as voters on Tuesday rejected the re-election bid of Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL), making her the fifth U.S.House incumbent to be defeated in 2016. AP ...

Clinton gets questions on email server

As part of a lawsuit by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, Hillary Clinton was given 25 questions today to answer within 30 days about her use of a private email server while Secretary of State, with the responses considered to be under oath. “These are simple questions about her ...

Orlando residents pick up sandbags ahead of possible flooding

Orlando residents worried about flooding on their property are showing up to get free sandbags from the City of Orlando Streets and  Stormwater Division. The pile of sand, bags and helpful city employees are at 1010 Woods Avenue. The location is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. People who ...

Autopsy report released on pulse victims

Some 911 calls from Pulse shooting released

Some 911 calls from the June 12 massacre at Pulse nightclub have been released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office. They portray a picture of fear. "My brother just text me right now. He says he's in there and there's been a shooting, and there's a lot of people dead," ...

Trump heads to Pacific Northwest

Donald Trump is making an election stop on Tuesday evening that some might consider a bit of a long shot, as he will raise money and hold a rally in Washington, a state that has not gone for Republicans in the race for President since Ronald Reagan in 1984. While ...

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Sandbag pick-up locations opening for area residents

As the threat of severe weather increases with a tropical depression currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico, local governments are giving residents a chance to prepare for potential flooding by providing sandbags. Seminole County resident Pauline Matale was one of the first people to show up, shovel in ...

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FSU researchers find possible treatment for Zika virus

A drug commonly used for tapeworm treatment could stop the spread of Zika and its associated brain damage, according to a Florida State University study. After examining more than 6,000 chemical compounds, a team of researchers from FSU, in conjunction with John Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health, ...

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has a new helicopter in its fleet.

Orange County Sheriff's Office unveils new chase helicopter

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has a new weapon in its crime-fighting arsenal. Earlier this month, Orange County sheriff Jerry Demings officially introduced central Florida to their newest helicopter, dubbed "Chase 3." The brand new Bell 206 offers upgrades in technology, including better cameras, communication equipment and tracking capabilities. Lt. ...

How much does it cost to raise a child?

 New parents be warned: Kids sure are cute but, they don’t come cheap! It could cost you nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise your child.  According to newly released estimates from the Department of Agriculture....raising a child born in 2013 from birth to 18, will cost you ...

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