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Florida Man Kicked Out Of Basketball Game For Being HIV Positive [Video]

HIV positive Dakota Basinger

A Florida man was reportedly thrown out of a basketball game after it was revealed to the organizers that he was HIV positive. 21-year-old Dakota Basinger faced this unwarranted humiliation during a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball game earlier this week, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The incident happened on April 13 about four minutes into… Read more »

Car Crashes Through Daycare, Kills One Girl, Hurts 14; Driver Escapes

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A Florida man is currently the main culprit of a devastating car accident that left one little girl dead and 14 others injured inside a daycare, Orlando, Sentinal reports. According to witness Joel Rosado, who was one of the first people who came to the daycare’s rescue, a Toyota Solara crashed into the Goldenrod Road… Read more »

Michael Kors Is The Most Powerful Man in Women’s Fashion

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When it comes to fashion, it looks like Michael Kors is the man to beat. It’s been reported that Michael Kors is now outselling even top brands like Coach. Stock in Michael Kors has risen by over 50% in the last year and shows no sign of slowing down. Retail sales grew 47% in the… Read more »

Florida Senate Approves “Warning Shot” Bill

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The Florida Senate approved a bill last Thursday, dubbed the “Warning Shot Bill”, that would allow gun owners to fire warning shots at a person, or persons, if they felt threatened. The bill passed with a 32-7 vote and now goes to to desk of Florida Governor Rick Scott to be signed into law. Partly… Read more »

Artists Provide ‘The Solution’ To Orlando’s Art ‘Problem’

The Solution

Orlando, Florida is a city associated with tourism. It’s a place dedicated to providing a grand vacation to tourists, either it be riding the movies or having your dreams come true. Despite it’s prominence, Orlando is not known for art, even though there is easily a prominent art presence within the city. It is a… Read more »

American Horror Story Season Four Takes The ‘Freak Show’ To Florida

American Horror Story: Freak Show set in Florida

American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy finally put an end to speculation concerning what the theme for season four of the relentlessly original FX anthology series via his Twitter Monday with the following tweet: AMERICAN HORROR STORY SEASON FOUR: pic.twitter.com/6OHYzGjPMd — Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) March 24, 2014 Writer Douglas Petrie had let it slip on… Read more »

Cruise Ship: Migrants From Cuba Enjoy Short Carnival Cruise

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A cruise ship belonging to Carnival Cruises rescued 41 Cuban migrants from their small overladen boat in the Florida Straits. This news was reported by Reuters, and confirmed by a U.S. Coast Guard official on Wednesday. The migrants appeared to be uninjured and were transferred from the cruise ship to a U.S. Coastguard vessel shortly… Read more »

Man Trapped In Truck Underground In Apollo Beach, Florida

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A man is trapped in a truck underground in Apollo Beach in Hillsborough County, Florida. The story is developing and few details are known how the truck sank into the earth. A backhoe has attached a chain to the truck in an attempt to prevent it from falling deeper underground, according to breaking news details… Read more »

Off The Grid Living Deemed Illegal In Cape Coral, Florida

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Off the grid living was just deemed illegal in a Cape Coral, Florida home. Special Magistrate Harold S. Eskin ruled that local codes do allow homeowner Robin Speronis to have a home without utility power, but do mandate that she hook into the city’s water system. Any alternative source of power for the home must… Read more »

GOP Candidate Calls For Barack Obama To Be Hanged

Barack Obama attacker Joshua Black

President Barack Obama has been the target of all sorts of outrageous and bizarre verbal attacks from Republicans in his five years as the nation’s chief executive. Now, a GOP candidate for the House of Representatives has done them all one better. Joshua Black may be expecting a visit from the Secret Service soon. On… Read more »

Florida Population Statistics Show Growth To Blow Past New York State

Florida Population Statistics Show Growth To Blow Past New York State

Florida population statistics are showing growth to the point that the Sunshine state is about to blow past New York state in numbers. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Florida marijuana legalization efforts are trying to get people to sign a petition to put medical marijuana to a ballot vote. As a native Floridian, one… Read more »

Los Angeles Dodgers Star Yasiel Puig Busted For Speeding Again

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Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Yasiel Puig may have ignited his team’s amazing run to the playoffs in the 2013 Major League season with his no-holds-barred style of all-out baseball, but when he brings his high-octane approach to the highways, he’s in trouble. Puig was arrested for reckless driving after cops clocked the Cuban defector… Read more »

Florida Parents Sue School Over Son’s Failing Math Grades

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Sanford, FL – What do you do when your son, whom you know to be a math “genius,” starts failing his class? The answer for one Florida family was “sue the district’s pants off!” Heathrow lawyers Aimee and William Hefley are asking a judge to prohibit the Seminole County School Board and Seminole High Principal… Read more »

Sinkhole: Disney World Resort Reopens Despite Danger [Video]

Sinkhole: Disney World Resort Reopens Despite Danger

A Disney World sinkhole in Florida is said to have stopped and the Disney World resort called Summer Bay is reopening. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the sinkhole at Disney World was devastating, with residents fleeing for their lives during the night: “All of us were like deer in headlights. You don’t see a… Read more »

Sinkhole Destroys Part Of Resort In Florida [Video]

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A sinkhole underneath a resort near Disney World in Florida formed late Sunday night. The 60-foot wide sinkhole destroyed part of the resort forcing all residents to leave the building. Firsthand reports from guests stated that the building was shaking and lights were falling eventually resulting in a partial collapse of the resort. A 15-foot… Read more »