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Orlando Will Host Copa America Tournament Next Year

It’s official. Orlando is one of eleven U.S. cities that will host next year’s Copa America Centenario. This is the 100-year anniversary of the South American soccer tournament. Central Florida Sports Commission President and CEO John Bisignano says renovations to the Citrus Bowl played a big role in Orlando’s competitive bid.
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Gov. Rick Scott- Syrian Refugees

This week,  Gov. Rick Scott  joined the governors of more than 20 other states in telling Congress that, in the wake of terror attacks on Paris, the United States should refuse to allow any more Syrian refugees to enter the country. According to Scott and his like-minded Govs, the fact that one of the terrorists who assailed Paris on Nov. 13 made his way into Europe by posing as a Syrian refugee is grounds to determine that any refugee from Syria is a potential threat. They’ve asked Congress to take “immediate and aggressive” action to stop the refugees from coming here. Florida, for the record, is supposed to receive about 425 families. States can’t legally refuse refugees access – once …
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Homeless families could go from shelters to housing within six months under Orange County’s new service. Photo: Flickr.
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Homeless Families To Find Homes Quicker Under New Orange County Service

For some homeless families in Orange County, the transition from the streets into houses will be quicker than before. Orange County Commissioners approved a $1.5 million contract this afternoon for a rapid rehousing service. According to a recent report, rapid rehousing, or housing-first initiatives, are a more effective way to curb central Florida’s chronic homelessness problem among families.
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Wildlife authorities check a dead bear during Florida’s bear hunt. Photo by Amy Green
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DeBary Man Cited During Florida Bear Hunt

A DeBary man faces a misdemeanor citation after Florida’s bear hunt last month. Wildlife authorities say the man tried to bait the bears using two honey buns, a chocolate éclair, a doughnut, a fish filet and a piece of cherry pie.
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