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Donald Trump to Announce State of Emergency Before Weekend Trip to Florida

President Donald Trump will speak Friday on the ongoing fight for border security and his decision to declare a State of Emergency. The White House scheduled a press event in the Rose Garden where Trump is expected to deliver remarks on the national security and humanitarian crisis at the Southern border. The event is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. EST. The president is expected to declare a state of emergency to redirect more than $8 billion to construct physical barriers on the Southern border, according to reports citing White House officials.…

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Sports 

Don Mattingly welcomes competitive camp as players vie for a spot on Marlins’ 25-man roster

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — There have been years in his managerial career where Don Mattingly has arrived for the first day of spring training without any mystery regarding who would be on the 25-man roster coming out of camp. This is not one of those years. And that’s just fine with the manager of the Miami Marlins, who is entering his fourth season — and the last under his current contract — with the club that is entering 2019 in a rebuilding mode that has no end in sight. Most…

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Sports 

PROGRAMMING ALERT: Alternate channel information for Florida Panthers games on Feb. 12 and Feb. 14

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2019) – FOX Sports Florida, the regional television home of the Florida Panthers, announced tomorrow night’s game featuring the Panthers vs. Dallas Stars and the Panthers vs. Calgary Flames game on Thursday, Feb. 14 will each be made available on the FOX Sports Florida alternate channel for select television providers. Each broadcast will feature the Panthers Live pregame show a half hour before puck drop, in addition to streaming live on the FOX Sports app. Below please find alternate channel numbers on which each game…

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Sports 

Hassan Whiteside’s big double-double lifts Heat out of slump and into win over Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside found his voice and the Miami Heat got a win. Whiteside had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and took on a vocal role as the Heat snapped a three-game losing streak with a 118-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night. “We heard his voice tonight talking to us on both ends of the floor, talking to us in the huddle. He was engaged,” teammate Dwyane Wade said. “His presence was known and when he plays that way, when he is that…

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Sports 

Tricia Whitaker named new reporter for Tampa Bay Rays broadcasts on FOX Sports Sun

TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2019) – FOX Sports Sun, the statewide television home of the Tampa Bay Rays, announced Tricia Whitaker has joined its roster of Rays on-air talent for the 2019 season. In her new role, Whitaker will serve as the lead in-game reporter on Rays television broadcasts this season, as well as host of select “Inside the Rays” episodes. Whitaker comes to FOX Sports Sun from CBS4 WTTV-TV in Indianapolis, Ind., where she spent the past four years as a sports anchor and reporter. “This job is truly…

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Breaking News Entertainment 

Actress Ellen Barkin Hopes Louis C.K. ‘Gets Raped,’ ‘Shot At’

Hollywood actress and film producer Ellen Barkin lashed out at comedian Louis C.K. after audio of the embattled funnyman’s recent standup set mocked victims of the Parkland shooting leaked over the weekend. In a series on tweets posted Monday, Barkin said she hopes Louis C.K., whose real name is Louis Székely, is raped and subsequently “shot at.” i hope louis ck gets raped — Ellen Barkin (@EllenBarkin) December 31, 2018 and shot at — Ellen Barkin (@EllenBarkin) December 31, 2018 Barkin’s inflammatory remarks were met with blowback from hundreds of Twitter users, with some…

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Breaking News 

Homeowner’s Son Shoots Suspect Allegedly Stealing on Christmas Eve

A Jacksonville, Florida, homeowner’s son shot a suspect who was allegedly stealing a TV and an XBox game system on Christmas Eve. News4Jax reports that the incident occurred “in the Woodstock area of Jacksonville’s Westside” on Christmas Eve. ActionNews Jax reports that the homeowner’s 22-year-old son caught the suspect outside and fired the shots, resulting in non-life-threatening injuries. The homeowner, Theresa Perkins, indicated that her son and the alleged burglar know each other. Perkins said, “At first, I thought it was my son, that it had happened to him. But…

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Breaking News Politics Sports 

Donald Trump Golfs with Jack Nicklaus During Thanksgiving Vacation

President Donald Trump spent the first day of his Thanksgiving vacation golfing with golf legend Jack Nicklaus on Wednesday. The White House said that Trump and Nicklaus were joined by his son Gary, and his grandson G.T. The group spent about six hours at the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach, Florida, which was designed by Nicklaus. The course is just a few minutes from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club where he and his family is spending their vacation. Trump and Nicklaus have been friends for many years and share a…

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Breaking News Politics 

Brenda Snipes Resigns: ‘I Have Served the Purpose I Came Here For’

Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation as the elections supervisor of Broward County, Florida. Her decision came one day after Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum offered his second concession to Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in the Sunshine State’s gubernatorial election. “I think I have served the purpose that I came here for, which was to provide a credible election product for our voters,” said Snipes last week during a press conference. NBC’s local affiliate in South Florida reported: “[Brenda Snipes’s] office illegally destroyed 6,000 ballots in 2016 after they were counted but…

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Breaking News Politics 

Florida: Rick Scott Wins Senate Seat After Bill Nelson Concedes

(UPI) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be changing jobs — U.S. senator — as incumbent Bill Nelson conceded hours after a hand recount showed a 10,000-vote difference. Scott, a Republican governor for eight years, announced the concession in a statement, saying, “I just spoke with Senator Bill Nelson, who graciously conceded, and I thanked him for his years of public service.” Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, following conclusion of statewide recount: “I was not victorious in this race, but I still wish to strongly reaffirm the cause for which we…

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