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Mortgage no more: Baby boomers who rent are on the rise

By J. Brian Charles, SPEED READ: From 2007 to 2017, there was a 43 percent increase in renters over the age of 60. The share of older renters is growing the fastest in Austin, Texas. This trend could impact cities’ development and economy. As baby boomers age, more and more of them are choosing to rent instead of own their homes. It’s led to a rise in the average age of renters and in renters overall. From 2007 to 2017, there was a 43 percent increase in renters over the age of 60,...
Tags: Florida, New York, Washington, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Morgan Stanley, Pew Research Center, Austin Texas, Arizona California, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, J Brian Charles, Mark Trekson, Urban Institute Many, Trekson

The Latest: Vermont tied with Florida State at halftime

Vermont relies on 3-point shooting to force halftime tie with Florida State            [Author: AP]
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How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed ~ VIDEO

Opinion USA – -( In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote. George W. Bush and Donald Trump won only by capturing narrow majorities in the Electoral College. Hence the grand strategy of the left: to enlarge and alter the U.S. electorate so as to put victory as far out of reach for national Republicans as it is today for California Republicans, and to convert the GOP into America's permanent minority party. In the Golden State, Dem...
Tags: Florida, Guns, California, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Virginia, Sacramento, NFL, America, Gop, United States, Ben Franklin, House, Philadelphia, Nancy Pelosi

Kraft Asks Judge To Block Explicit Video Release In Prostitution Ring Case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings that police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. They also say the prosecutors’ conditions for the men entering a diversion program in exchange for dropping misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution are too harsh. Attorneys for Kraft and 14 of the other 24 ...
Tags: Asia, Florida, News, China, NFL, Atlanta, Ap, New England Patriots, Associated Press, Kansas City, Bentley, Kraft, Orlando, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale Fla

The Unmade ‘Forrest Gump’ Sequel Would’ve Been Out of Its Damn Mind

There was almost a Forrest Gump sequel, but we were never got to see more of the maudlin adventures of Tom Hanks’ accidental witness to history. In a recent interview, screenwriter Eric Roth revealed he completed a script for a sequel, and let’s just say the ideas contained therein were a bit off-the-wall. And to make this whole experience extra surreal, Roth claims it was the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that officially stopped Forrest Gump 2 from ever seeing the light of day. I ta...
Tags: Florida, Movies, America, Tom-Hanks, Sequels, Diana, Robert-Zemeckis, Eric-Roth, Oklahoma City, J Simpson, Forrest, Roth, Forrest-Gump, GROOM, Winston Groom, White Ford Bronco

Florida man challenge goes viral

The sunshine state is full of bizarre stories. These are our favorite Florida Man stories.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Patriots owner wants prostitution video blocked from public

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other defendants in a Florida massage parlor prostitution case are asking a judge to block the release of video that police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. Lawyers for 14 of the 24 men charged with misdemeanor solicitation say releasing […]
Tags: Florida, News, Sports, Ap, Nation, New England Patriots, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Robert Kraft

Billionaire charged in Florida prostitution sting donated $50,000 to RNC last month

A financier and longtime GOP donor contributed to the Republican National Committee days before news broke of a charge in Florida.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Gop, Republican National Committee, Rnc

Squabble over airport’s name heads to court in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Apparently, this region ain’t big enough for two airports with the name “Orlando.” The authority that governs Orlando International Airport has sued the authority for the much smaller Orlando Melbourne International Airport on Florida’s Space Coast, claiming its name is misleading passengers into believing they’re going to the theme park mecca […]
Tags: Business, Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Orlando, Orlando Fla, Orlando International Airport, Space Coast, Nation & World, Orlando Melbourne International Airport

Serena Williams' husband, Alexis Ohanian, once did a school assignment on how much he hated tennis

Serena Williams' husband, Alexis Ohanian, hated tennis when he was at school. The tech guru Ohanian wrote a letter to his younger self as part of the "Note to Self" series on CBS. In his letter, he told himself to keep an open mind about tennis later in life. It is not the first time he has made this type of confession. He told Business Insider last year that he once thought tennis was a "joke of a sport" but changed his mind when he met Williams. Serena Williams' husband, Alexis Ohanian, onc...
Tags: Florida, Trends, Williams, Reddit, Cbs, Alexis Ohanian, Lebron James, Serena Williams, Initialized Capital, Alexander Zverev, Indian Wells, Ohanian, Laura Siegemund, Miami Open, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, Williams Serena Williams

Deadly Red Flag Bill Being Heard In U.S. Senate On March 26

Deadly Red Flag Bill Being Heard In U.S. Senate On March 26 Virginia – -( This Tuesday, March 26, 2019, the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee is going to be hearing a Red Flag gun-control/gun confiscation bill put in by Florida Republican Marco Rubio.  Yes, the Republican controlled Senate is going to hear a bill that a Republican put in. President Trump said right after the Florida school massacre that he thought Red Flag laws were a good idea. We need to let our Senators, hear f...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Senate, Virginia, America, Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Trump, Congressional, The Board, U S Senate Judiciary Committee, Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Gun Rights News, Arizona Citizens Defense League, Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL

Seinfeld Quiz: Answers and Winners! by PW Fun & Learning

Great job on the Seinfeld quiz! It’s such a classic, and it’s clear you love the show as much as we do. Not that there’s nothing wrong with that. Here are the stats, answers, and winners.   STATS 1,289 people took the quiz. 159 people scored 100%! The question most people (about 96%) got right was…#5! The question most people missed (only 43% got it right) was…#8.   ANSWERS Q.3 What is the name of George’s fiancée? • Sally ✓ Susan • Shirley • Shelley Q.4 What happened to George’s fiancée? • She ...
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The Florida Man Challenge Is a Bizarre News Bonanza

A Florida man did something ill-advised the day you were born, so here is the Florida Man challenge. Entering your birthday and the term “Florida man” into Google to see the headlines a Floridian gentleman made has been keeping people in stitches on Twitter. In fairness to the Sunshine State, citizens of the world everywhere…
Tags: Google, Florida, News, Uncategorized, Viral, Sunshine State, Onetime

Pop Culture Imports: ‘Shoplifters,’ ‘A Separation,’ ‘Kung Fu Hustle,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) One of the best movies of 2018 is streaming now, and it’s got good company in this week’s jam-packed Pop Culture Imports. I’ll admit that I occasionally struggle to populate this column, but not so this week. First, do yourself a favor and Hirokazu Kore-eda’s masterful Palme D’Or winner Shoplifters, then check out the other best foreign movies and TV streaming now, which include the Osca...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Movies, Mexico, Germany, Iran, Features, Stasi, Kung Fu Hustle, Stephen Chow, Hulu, Kramer, Nader, Hirokazu Kore, Looney Tunes, Chow

3 Keys To Ensuring Your Next Customers Can Find You

by Jennifer Tomlinson, Senior Manager of Channel Marketing at Microsoft Running a small business is like attending a career fair. You know your pitch inside and out, and you’re confident you have something unique to offer. But your audience doesn’t know that, and convincing them you’re not like the hundreds of doppelgängers around you is the real challenge. It’s the art of entrepreneurship: attracting customers when they have countless other options. Fortunately, faith in your idea goes a long ...
Tags: Startups, Florida, Microsoft, Marketing, Jennifer, Customer Acquisition, Professionalisms, Channel Marketing, Jennifer Tomlinson

SUV crashes through barrier, hits 4 kids on Florida beach

ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a sports utility vehicle driven by an 82-year-old man ripped through a wooden barrier separating a parking lot from the beach and hit four children in the sand. Lt. Kim Montes says the children and their parents were preparing to leave the beach Wednesday when William […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, William, Florida Highway Patrol, Kim Montes, ORMOND BY THE SEA Fla

Florida Republicans Push to Make Ex-Felons Pay Fees Before They Can Vote

Supporters say the measure is meant to resolve confusion. Opponents contend it would undermine an amendment approved by voters in November.
Tags: Florida, News, Law and Legislation, Politics And Government, Ex-convicts, Fines (Penalties, Voter Registration and Requirements

Gillum launches voter registration drive in Florida aimed at beating Trump in 2020

Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who lost a bid for Florida governor in November, is launching a voter registration effort with the intent of denying Donald Trump a second term.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Tallahassee, Gillum, Andrew Gillum

Disneyland hotels roll out discounts, food and merchandise tied to Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday celebration

The three Disneyland hotels have rolled out a series of offers tied to the Get Your Ears On celebration designed to entice visitors to book a theme park vacation during the slower shoulder season ahead of the grand opening of the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The offers include discounts on hotel stays, free drawing classes, themed food and merchandise, photo ops and a giant cake celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. Related links Disneyland turns to Mickey Mouse to attr...
Tags: Florida, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Pluto, Disney Channel, Southern California, Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Dale, Mickey, Joffrey

Former spa owner speaks out for first time on alleged Trump ties

Cindy Yang, the former owner of a Florida massage parlor, denies allegations she sold access to President Donald Trump to her Chinese clients.
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Former spa owner denies selling access to Trump

Cindy Yang, the former owner of a Florida massage parlor, denies allegations she sold access to President Donald Trump to her Chinese clients.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Cindy Yang


Everybody's doing it: Google Florida Man and your birthday (Thanks to Howard Cohen)
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Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NCAA Tournament Prediction

It’s that time of year again and that’s March Madness of course. Honestly, this is my favorite time of the year because anything can happen, and it usually does. Coming into the tournament, Duke is the overwhelming favorite and deservedly so. Zion Williamson is the phenom that everyone talked about and then some. In the ACC tournament, he became the first freshman since Kevin Durant to average 30 points and 10 boards in a conference tournament. There are quite a few other teams that have a gre...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Minnesota, Mississippi, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, LSU, Tennessee, Iowa, Basketball, Wisconsin, Jazz, Kansas, Mississippi State


A Florida man has been arrested after he allegedly shoved a woman when she wouldn't let him in the house to eat egg rolls. (Thanks to pharmaross)
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Want to be mayor of Port Richey? Show up Tuesday. No felonies, please. (Thanks to The Perts)
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Museum Curator In Florida Races Against Time To Preserve Holocaust Items

Since Holocaust survivors are getting older and their stories are fading away, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is putting curators in regions where survivors live to preserve their memories.(Image credit: Caitie Switalski /WRLN)
Tags: Florida, News, U S Holocaust Memorial Museum

Woman charged with manslaughter in boy’s hot-vehicle death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman has been charged in the death of a 4-year-old boy who was left in a hot minivan for more than six hours. The Orlando Sentinel reports 27-year-old Mariah Butler was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated manslaughter and child neglect. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Orlando Fla, Orlando Sentinel, Orange County Sheriff s Office, Mariah Butler

Florida man poised for guilty plea proceeding in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who authorities say sent pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty Thursday. Cesar Sayoc is scheduled to enter the plea in Manhattan federal court. The change-of-plea hearing was revealed last week after a phone conference between prosecutors, Sayoc’s lawyers and a […]
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Ap, Nation, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Cesar Sayoc, Sayoc

Patriots owner Robert Kraft files a motion to stop public release of spa videos

Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and more than a dozen other defendants charged in a Florida prostitution sting filed a motion to stop the public release of surveillance videos and other evidence taken by police.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, New England Patriots, Robert Kraft

Softball: Knights earn split on first day of Spring Break

After nearly a month away from competition, the Carleton College softball team finally got its Spring Break trip started with a pair of games in the Sunshine State. The Knights dropped their Florida opener against Rutgers University-Newark by a 3-1 tally before bouncing back and trouncing SUNY-Cobleskill, 12-0 (5 inn.), in the day’s second contest.
Tags: Florida, Carleton College, Spring Break, Rutgers University Newark, SUNY Cobleskill