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ORLANDO, Fla | SeaWorld, former execs must pay $5 million to settle claim

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld and two former executives on Tuesday agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle federal fraud claims that they misled investors about the negative impact the 2013 documentary “Blackfish” had on business. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed the complaint in federal court in New York as well as … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | SeaWorld, former execs must pay $5 million to settle claim

ORLANDO, Fla | Tagovailoa shines, No. 1 Alabama routs Louisville 51-14

ORLANDO, Fla — Alabama doesn’t rebuild. The Crimson Tide simply reload. College Football Playoff hero Tua Tagovailoa threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third in his first college start, helping top-ranked and defending national champions open the season with a 51-14 rout of Louisville on Saturday night. Essentially ending the debate — at … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Tagovailoa shines, No. 1 Alabama routs Louisville 51-14

ORLANDO, Fla | Disney offers 46 percent raises, could use more part-timers

ORLANDO, Fla— The proposed contract Walt Disney World’s unionized workers will vote on next week would increase the starting minimum wage by at least 46 percent over three years to $15 an hour, while enabling Disney to use more part-time workers and require new workers to stay in their positions longer before transferring, according to … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Disney offers 46 percent raises, could use more part-timers

ORLANDO, Fla | Hold the Mayo! Florida town is changing its name temporarily

ORLANDO, Fla  — Mayo, Florida is holding the mayo, at least for a few days. The mayor of this tiny town of less than 1,500 residents, located where Florida’s Panhandle morphs into a peninsula, is announcing Saturday that the city is switching its name to “Miracle Whip.” But it’s a joke. The name change started … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Hold the Mayo! Florida town is changing its name temporarily

ORLANDO, Fla | Disney offers tuition for hourly workers in tight job market

ORLANDO, Fla — Disney is offering to pay full tuition for hourly workers who want to earn a college degree or finish a high school diploma. The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday it will pay upfront tuition to workers who want to take classes starting in the fall. Disney initially will invest $50 million into … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Disney offers tuition for hourly workers in tight job market

ORLANDO, Fla. | Facing deportation, US Marine’s wife leaves for Mexico

ORLANDO, Fla. — The 16-year-old American daughter of a U.S. Marine held back tears as long as she could Friday before her family was split in two. Her mother, Alejandra Juarez, was finally leaving for Mexico, rather than be sent off in handcuffs, after exhausting all options to stop her deportation. “My mom is a … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | Facing deportation, US Marine’s wife leaves for Mexico

MIAMI | Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade‘s future remains a mystery. The Miami Heat guard wouldn’t say Monday if he has decided whether to play this season, which would be his 16th in the NBA. His future has been the source of much speculation for several weeks, with retirement a possibility. “In due time,” Wade said. “Time will … Continue reading MIAMI | Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season