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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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1965: Gus Grissom and ‘Gemini 3’ really Launched NASA’s Space Program

Astronauts Young and Grissom walk up the ramp leading to the elevator that will carry them to the spacecraft for the first manned Gemini mission. They wear Gemini G3C intravehicular suits. March 23, 1965 Major Virgil More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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The Florida legislative session, Red light cameras and Ron DeSantis with Alex Snitker

The Florida legislature began it’s 2019 session on March 5 and the Liberty First Network was there for the opening day handing each legislator the list of bills they support and oppose. In addition, Governor More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Medical Director, Kenneth Rivera-Kolb Sentenced for Unlawfully Distributing Opioids

The Medical Director of a substance abuse treatment center in Wellington, Florida, was sentenced to prison today after having previously pled guilty today to unlawfully distributing controlled substances (opioids, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Jacksonville Man, Pryce Demars Sentenced to 20 Years for Distributing Child Sex Abuse Videos

United States District Judge Brian J. Davis has sentenced Pryce Elijah Demars (25, Jacksonville) to 20 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography over the internet. Demars had pleaded guilty on May More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Making Your Small Business Look Bigger Than It Is

It’s not easy to grow a small business, especially when you’re just starting out. It’s hard to find organizations or people willing to take a risk on a smaller, untested, and unproven company, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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‘Tron 3’ still has interest, Justin Springer asks fans to demand it

It took 28 years to get a Tron sequel as Tron: Legacy earned over $400 million globally, but was attacked by critics. Despite the rumors and interested big names, Tron 3 still isn’t going anywhere. Disney More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Orlando Apollos to Start Practicing in Georgia Because of Florida’s Workers’ Comp Laws

The Orlando Apollos will be forced to practice in Georgia because of Florida’s workers’ compensation laws, which exclude professional athletes from receiving benefits. Companies with employees are required More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Bethel Music’s Amanda Lindsey Cook set ‘House On a Hill’ album for March 29 release, will join the Hillsong United 2019 tour

Before the new year, Bethel Music’s Amanda Lindsey Cook reemerged to fans on social media after a long hiatus, posting a handwritten note which explained the singer’s absence, hinting at new music More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mack Brock joins Hillsong United USA Tour 2019, his ‘Covered’ album releases on March 22

Worship leader Mack Brock announces his latest Covered, set to release Mar. 22. Documenting the five-time Dove award nominee’s own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory, Covered finds More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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‘The Gospel’: 6 artists battle for recording contract with TD Jakes’ Dexterity Sounds and Marquis Boone Music Group

Six gospel artists will have the chance to become a gospel music star on a new reality program called The Gospel. The Gospel chronicles eight episodes as contestants compete for a national management contract More...

By Greg Bowen On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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WWE Announces Location for Wrestlemania 36: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

Tampa, Florida WWE Executives and Superstars gathered alongside Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan, and Tampa Bay Sports Commission Executive Director Rob Higgins today at Raymond More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Kingsmen President, David Pirk and Andre Jenkins Convicted of Murder and Racketeering

One Kingsmen Motorcycle Club (KMC) leader and member who committed execution style murders were sentenced for their roles in a major racketeering operation that involved violence and murder. David Pirk, 68, KMC More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Pinellas Man, Gary Kinard Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Telemarketing Scam

U.S. District Judge Susan Bucklew has sentenced Gary Kinard (40, St. Petersburg) to 7 years and 11 months in federal prison for his role in a telemarketing scheme. As part of his sentence, the court also entered More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Florida Company Owner and Co Conspirator Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Scheme

A home health services company owner and a co-conspirator, both Miami, Florida residents, were sentenced to prison today for their roles in a $8.6 million health care fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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New York Man, Randall Crater Charged with Cryptocurrency Fraud Scheme

The founder of My Big Coin Pay Inc., a purported cryptocurrency and virtual payment services company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., was arrested and charged today for his participation in a scheme to defraud More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Nevada sued over legal prostitution: It promotes sexual exploitation, trafficking

Nevada’s sanction of organized sexual exploitation—that is, its legalized system of prostitution—has created powerful economic incentives for the “supply and distribution” of people for sex—especially More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria on March 14

In this combined instrumental and vocal performance, Patel Conservatory music students join forces with Patel Conservatory faculty on a variety of small chamber works, culminating with Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Miami Beach Resident, Jay Sall Sentenced to 20 Years for Enticing a Minor into Sexual Activity

Jay Walter Sall, 54, of Miami Beach, was sentenced, on February 21, 2019, to a total of 240 months in prison by U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore, for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. Ariana More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Three South Florida Residents Arrested on Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office and Shimon R. Richmond, Special Agent More...

By Sierra Jones On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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‘Magic Tree House, Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’: A Fun Show for All Ages

The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presented Magic Tree House: Dinosaur’s Before Dark KIDS, based on the award-winning Magic Tree House book series by Mary Pope Osborne. The acting troupe was comprised More...


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