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The Dolphins beat down from the New England Patriots was every bit as bad as we thought it would be

Well, that was awful. As we all expected the Miami Dolphins fell to the New England Patriots at home 43-0, to fall to 0-2 on what many are already calling a lost season. They’re right. We’ll get to that in a moment. As for this afternoon, yeah it was as bad as what we thought […]

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I wanted to support Jaguars decision to go for win against Houston Texans, here’s why I couldn’t

The Jacksonville Jaguars, under a gutsy effort by rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew, decided to go for the win in the final seconds against the Houston Texans on Sunday. They were unsuccessful and lost their second straight 13-12. They could have kicked an extra point to send the game into overtime instead. It’s a bold decision […]

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The Orange County Affordable Housing Task Force isn’t breaking any new ground on the problem

Orange County has an affordable housing problem. You probably already know this because there has been a lot of press on the topic (story HERE). You might also know that in the spring, Orange County commissioned a 38 member Affordable Housing for All Task Force to take on the problem. The news earned a lot […]

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Movie Review: “Britney Runs A Marathon” gives us an uncomfortable but well told story of self improvement

The “journey to be a better person” story has been done over by Hollywood more times than you can count, but “Britney Runs A Marathon” takes on the material with some extra dimensions that allow us to really connect with the title character and that journey for self improvement. Jillian Bell (Office Christmas Party, Fist […]

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Movie Reviews: “Hustlers” tells an entertaining crime story

To the ear, a crime drama involving Jennifer Lopez and strip club wouldn’t sound like a very compatible fit, but “Hustlers” succeeds behind the strength of some strong performances and some good story telling. Lopez stars as Ramona, a veteran exotic dancer who takes Destiny (played Constance Wu of Crazy Rich Asians), under her wing […]

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Orlando VA excuse for removing Darren Soto and Stephanie Murphy congressional offices from facility makes no sense

Yesterday, members of Florida’s congressional delegation announced that they’re offices were being removed from VA medical facilities after an internal review from the department. These closures include offices for Orlando area Representatives, Darren Soto and Stephanie Murphy (story HERE). This story is important because the presence of elected officials in a VA facility is the […]

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No reason for Dolphins to hold anything back with New England Patriots juggernaut coming to town

Did you hear that the Miami Dolphins are supposed to get crushed by the New England Patriots when they meet at the Hard Rock on Sunday? That’s right. The way this game is being framed, it sounds more like Alabama against an unranked small college, than an NFL match up. The betting line is fluctuating […]

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Here’s who won and who lost at the ABC Democratic Presidential Debate in Houston

The top ten polling Democratic candidates for President took the stage in Houston tonight, for the third primary debate hosted by ABC and Univision. Here are tonight’s Winners and Losers Winners: Beto O’Rourke: He’s here because the competition put him here with praise for his actions after the tragic shooting in his hometown of El […]

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Happy #NationalVideoGamesDay here are my top five favorites of all time

Today, is National Video Games Day. At least that’s what your social media trends are telling me. While I don’t have a lot of time to play games these days, I’ve been a gamer since the Atari 2600 and they’ve always been a fun way to just kill some time between events. Here are my […]

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Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto must be allowed to keep offices at Orlando VA facilities

The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to kick our elected officials out of a building that might not even exist without their bipartisan work in Washington. In late August, the VA sent letters to Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy and Congressman Darren Soto, informing them that after an internal review they would not be allowed to […]