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Friday June 14, 2024
Florida's Closed Primary System: What You Need to Know to Vote Cyclist Fatally Shot in Osceola County; Suspect in Custody Country Bear Musical Jamboree: Reimagined Fun at Magic Kingdom Orlando International Airport to Host Orlando Philharmonic Concert Celebrating Nation's Birthday “Boating with Brandon” Episode 3 Now Streaming, Exploring Osceola’s Natural Splendor and Community Changemakers Experience the Hilarious Chaos of 'The Play That Goes Wrong' at Osceola Arts Beginning June 14
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Boating With Brandon Episode One

Osceola County is on the verge of captivating its residents and visitors alike with a new video series that promises to explore its hidden natural treasures like never before. Titled “Boating with Brandon,” this 10-part series is hosted by District 3 Osceola County Commissioner Brandon Arrington.“

Boating With Brandon Episode Two

“Boating with Brandon” not only highlights the rich biodiversity of Osceola County but also profiles the influential change-makers who are shaping its future. In this episode, viewers will experience the thrilling pace of Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures at Southport, guided by the skilled Captain Chris Bryan. Joining Commissioner Arrington is ClickOrlando’s Trooper Steve Montiero.

Boating With Brandon Episode Three

Joining Commissioner Brandon Arrington in Episode Three of "Boating With Brandon" is Osceola County Commissioner for District 5, Ricky Booth, who delves into the rich history and natural beauty of the county’s scenic waterways, including Trout Lake, Lake Lizzie, Buck Lake, and East Lake Tohopekaliga. This episode showcases the beautiful biodiversity in the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.

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LIVE at Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at Mt. Peace Cemetery

LIVE as Commissioner Booth and St. Cloud Team Up For Swimming Safety

LIVE at the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Meet and Greet


LIVE for the Awarding of Pa’Pikar Latin Grill in Kissimmee with the Downtown Beautification & Innovation Award

LIVE at the Ribbon-Cutting for OUC’s New St. Cloud Operations & Maintenance Center

LIVE for the Osceola County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

LIVE as Commissioner Grieb and Osceola Community Health Services Announce the Start of Senior Smiles Osceola Denture Program in District 4

LIVE for the Operation Ride SMART Press Conference with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

Florida's Closed Primary System: What You Need to Know to Vote

In the upcoming primary elections on August 20, voters in Florida must remember that the state operates under a closed primary system. This means that only voters registered with a specific political party are eligible to vote for their party’s candidates in the primary election. Understanding this system is crucial for participating effectively in Florida’s electoral process.


A closed primary system restricts voting in primary elections to those who are registered members of a political party. In Florida, this means:

Registered Republicans can only vote for Republican candidates. Registered Democrats can only vote for Democratic candidates. Independent or No Party Affiliation (NPA) voters are not permitted to vote in partisan primaries unless there is a Universal Primary Contest (UPC), where all candidates are from the same party, and the winner will face no opposition in the general election.

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Experience the Hilarious Chaos of 'The Play That Goes Wrong' at Osceola Arts Beginning June 14

Osceola Arts is set to delight theatergoers with its upcoming presentation of the sidesplitting comedy “The Play That Goes Wrong”, opening June 14 and running through June 30 on select dates. Known for its uproarious humor and slapstick mishaps, this award-winning production promises an evening of laughter and entertainment.

“The Play That Goes Wrong” takes audiences to the opening night of the Drama Society at Cornley Polytechnic, where everything that can go wrong does go wrong. As the curtains rise, the actors face a series of hilarious disasters, from forgotten lines to faulty props and collapsing scenery. Despite the chaos, the determined cast muddles through with unyielding spirit, striving to reach the final bows. This play within a play offers a behind-the-scenes look at theatrical calamity and the resilience of performers.

Special Performances:

Audio Described Performance: Friday, June 28 at 7:30 PM

American Sign Language-Interpreted Performance: Available on select dates

Rated PG, this family-friendly production is perfect for audiences of all ages who appreciate physical comedy and a hearty laugh.

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Orlando International Airport to Host Orlando Philharmonic Concert

To honor the Fourth of July, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority is hosting its annual Liberty Weekend concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. This year, enjoy the musical festivities in a fresh setting: Terminal C at Orlando International Airport. Join GOAA for a spectacular celebration of freedom and community spirit!

The annual performance by the Orlando Philharmonic will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29, on Level 2, Departures, of Terminal C at Orlando International Airport. The musical program will include patriotic favorites and American classics. The Aviation Authority invites the community to attend the free event.

Experience the Terror of 'A Quiet Place' at Universal Orlando's New Halloween Horror Nights House

Guests will need to silence their screams when they enter the post-apocalyptic world of Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster movies, A Quiet Place and A Quiet Place Part II, in an all-new chilling haunted house at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. The terror of the excruciating silence is set to begin Friday, August 30 at Universal Orlando Resort.

Directed by John Krasinski and critically acclaimed for its suspenseful yet mostly silent storytelling, A Quiet Place and A Quiet Place Part II follow the Abbott family as they try to survive the aftermath of sightless creatures with a sharp sense of hearing that draws them to prey on anything that makes the slightest noise.

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St. Cloud Showcases New City Hall Additions with Community Open House

On Wednesday, the City of St. Cloud hosted an Open House event, allowing the community to explore the newly renovated City Hall. The event celebrated the completion of extensive renovations across all three floors of the building, aimed at enhancing the quality of service and convenience for residents.

During the Open House, attendees had the opportunity to engage with representatives from various city departments and local government entities, including City Manager Veronica Miller, Fire Marshall Richard Tonks and his team, Osceola County Tax Collector Bruce Vickers, Osceola County Clerk & Comptroller Kelvin Soto and his team, and representatives from Toho Water Authority.Visit SummerBreakSpot.org

Sip, Shop, and Savor on Saturdays at the Downtown

St. Cloud Farmers Market: Enjoy New Summer

Discover the charm and vibrancy of the Downtown St. Cloud Farmers Market, now with new summer hours! Every Saturday, from 9 AM to 1 PM, New York Avenue and 9th Street come alive with a bustling marketplace offering an array of fresh produce, delectable treats, and unique crafts.

At the market, you can start your day with a cup of freshly brewed coffee and a sweet pastry, then explore the stalls brimming with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. Indulge in handmade crafts and savor savory delights from local vendors.

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with Brandon” Episode 3 Now Streaming, Exploring Osceola’s Natural Splendor and Community Changemakers

The third episode of “Boating with Brandon,” the inspirational 10-part video series hosted by Osceola County Commissioner, Brandon Arrington, is now streaming, delivering another immersive adventure of exploring and featuring Osceola County’s beautiful waterways. The episode is available on Positively Osceola’s social channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, and Youtube. The episode will also be available on Positively Osceola’s audio podcast.

“Boating with Brandon,” not only highlights the rich biodiversity of Osceola County but also profiles the influential change-makers who are shaping its future. In this episode, viewers will experience the thrilling beauty of the Chain of Lakes on the eastern

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Remembering the Pulse Nightclub Tragedy: Eight Years Later

Enjoy Florida's great outdoors! The FloToday marks the solemn eighth anniversary of the tragic Pulse nightclub shooting, one of the darkest days in Central Florida’s history and the second deadliest mass shooting in the United States. On June 12, 2016, the vibrant atmosphere of a Saturday night at Pulse, a popular gay nightclub, turned into a scene of unthinkable horror when a gunman opened fire, taking the lives of 49 innocent individuals and wounding 53 others. This upgrade not only represents a significant enhancement in trauma care but also stands as a testament to the resilience and dedication of the healthcare community in the face of unimaginable adversity.

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Country Bear Musical Jamboree: Reimagined Fun at Magic Kingdom

Get ready for a foot-stomping good time as the beloved Country Bear Musical Jamboree returns to Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

After a comprehensive upgrade and refreshing update, this fan-favorite attraction will make its grand debut on July 17, 2024, bringing a fresh yet familiar experience to both seasoned park-goers and new visitors.

The Country Bear Musical Jamboree has been a staple of Magic Kingdom's Frontierland since its inception, delighting guests with its charming blend of humor, music, and animatronic artistry.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure to Open June 28 at Walt Disney World Resort

Get ready to “Drop on in” with Princess Tiana this summer, as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure opens in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort on June 28!

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure invites guests to join beloved characters Princess Tiana, Mama Odie, Louis, and all-new friends on a thrilling adventure, all set against the music and excitement of a New Orleans celebration. This new attraction will feature dozens of Audio-Animatronics figures, a foot-tapping soundtrack, and a celebration where everyone’s welcome. Tiana's Bayou Adventure is replacing Splash Mountain at Disney's Magic Kingdom, which closed in January 2023.

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The Danger of Leaving Pets in Cars During Hot Florida Weather Conditions

Florida’s scorching weather poses significant risks for pets, especially when left in hot cars. As temperatures soar above 90 degrees, our furry companions are at risk of overheating. Let’s delve into the dangers and explore safety tips to keep our pets safe during hot times.

Leaving pets in parked cars—even on seemingly warm days—is extremely dangerous. Car interiors can become lethal within an hour. Even when it’s only 72°F outside, a vehicle’s temperature can rise to 116°F. Remember that leaving pets in hot cars is illegal in most states.

Remember, our pets rely on us to keep them safe. Let’s ensure they stay cool and comfortable during Florida’s hot weather!

Florida Python Challenge 2024: Win Prizes for Tackling Invasive Burmese Pythons!

Florida’s Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez has officially opened registration for the highly anticipated 2024 Florida Python Challenge. This unique event invites participants to take action against invasive Burmese pythons, all while competing for a chance to win over $25,000 in prizes.

The 2024 Florida Python Challenge aims to tackle the invasive Burmese python population in the wild. Click below to see the key details:

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Osceola County Property Values Surge: 2024 Estimates Show Strong Growth

In a recent report, Osceola County Property Appraiser Katrina Scarborough released the 2024 estimates of taxable values, providing crucial data for local taxing authorities as they plan next fiscal year’s budgets. These estimates encompass both real and tangible personal property values, as mandated by Florida Statute 200.065(8).

“Osceola County continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Residential and Commercial market values throughout Osceola County are very strong and show increases over 2023. The county saw over $2 billion in net new construction,” Property Appraiser Katrina Scarborough shared.

Orlando Health: What Really Happens to Your Brain on Drugs?

We think we know the risks associated with common drugs, but our brains are suffering far more damage than we may realize. Here is what is really happening to your body with short-term and longterm use of these substances. Many states have relaxed laws on medical or recreational marijuana, which means the amount of THC, the component responsible for the high and tendency toward addiction, can vary greatly. Without regulation, this drug isn’t a safe, pure substance.rodeo.

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KUA Releases 2024 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Season Start

With the start of the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season beginning on June 1 and running through November 30, Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2024 Osceola Hurricane Guide, a free, bilingual, comprehensive preparedness guide offered annually to Osceola County residents.

A partnership between KUA, Osceola County, the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, Toho Water Authority and UF IFAS Extension in Osceola County, the handbook includes information on emergency shelters, evacuation routes, generator safety and power outage restoration as well as helpful telephone numbers, and a

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Free Swim Lessons for Osceola Kids: Commissioner Booth and St. Cloud Team Up for Swimming Safety

This summer, 150 children in Osceola County will benefit from free swim lessons, thanks to a $10,000 partnership among Osceola County District 5

Commissioner Ricky Booth, the City of St. Cloud, and St. Cloud Main Street. The program, launching during National Water Safety Month, arrives just in time for the summer swimming season in Central Florida, ensuring children are equipped with essential water safety skills.

“Swimming and enjoying our pools and waterways are one of the great things about being a kid in Florida,” Booth said. “We want to make it possible for our kids to

Meet the Candidates: St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce’s Politics in the Barn Comes to OHP in July

The St. Cloud Greater Osceola County Chamber of Commerce has announced that their Politics in the Barn event will take place at Osceola Heritage Park Event Center in Kissimmee on July 24 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This event provides a unique opportunity for constituents to meet and greet candidates running in the 2024 election in Osceola County.

Politics in the Barn offers a relaxed, informal setting where attendees can interact with candidates and discuss their platforms. The event will also feature a Straw Poll hosted by the Supervisor of Elections Office, allowing attendees to cast their preliminary votes and gauge the political climate

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Experience the Magic: DreamWorks Land Opens at

Universal Studios Florida June 14

Get ready to embark on a magical adventure as Universal Studios Florida opens its newest attraction, DreamWorks Land, on June 14, 2024. This vibrant and imaginative land is filled with fun and excitement for the entire family. Dive into Shrek's swamp, laugh and scream on the Trollercoaster, and learn kung fu moves with Po from Kung Fu Panda.

One of the top attractions is the Trolls Trollercoaster, a family-friendly ride where you join Poppy, Tiny, and the twins Satin and Chenille on a thrilling escape from spooky spiders. This ride promises fun and laughter as you find your happy place with the beloved Trolls characters.


As the educational landscape continues to evolve in and around Osceola County, parents are seeking more than just a conventional schooling experience for their children. They seek environments that foster individual growth, creativity, and a sense of community. Creative Inspiration Journey School (CIJS), a tuition-free Pre-K through 8th grade public charter school located in St. Cloud, has emerged as a beacon of innovative education, offering an Elevate Your Child’s Learning Experience With Pre-K through 8th Grade Creative Inspiration Journey School in St. Cloud

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KUA Introduces Cutting-Edge Surge Protection for Enhanced Home Safety

KUA customers are now eligible to sign up for the utility’s new surge protection program, which can protect large appliances from electric surges.

The surge protection device is installed directly on the customer’s meter and diverts high-energy surges that can enter through electric power lines from coming into the home.

Homeowners insurance or renter’s insurance typically doesn’t cover appliance damage caused by electric surges, but customers now have the option to protect expensive appliances through KUA’s Surge Protection Program. Items covered under the program include appliances such as air conditioning equipment, refrigerators, washers and dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, and electric ranges.

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Ignite Creativity This Summer with Osceola Arts!

This June, while schools take a break, Osceola Arts turns up the heat with its Summer Arts Camps at Valencia College’s Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses, starting Monday, June 3rd, at 9 AM. Dive into a world where visual and performing arts meet, offering diverse camps tailored for the Central Florida community.

Whether you’re into painting, acting, or dancing, there’s a spot just for you!

Designed for kids aged 8-13, these camps provide a unique blend of learning and fun in a top-notch facility that sparks creativity. Each session concludes with a dazzling showcase, where students display their newfound skills. Witness the remarkable

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As the cooler air of winter gives way to the vibrant blossoms of spring, Florida residents know all too well that the sizzling heat of summer is just around the corner. Preparing for the inevitable spike in temperatures means ensuring your air conditioning system is in top-notch condition. Why? Because a well-maintained AC system is not just about comfort; it’s about health, efficiency, and longevity. And when it comes to reliable air conditioning services in Osceola County, there’s one name that stands out: Osceola Air.

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Get Ahead of the Storm: Essential Tips and Resources from KUA

It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week from May 5 to May 11, and KUA wants to remind you about the importance of preparing for the upcoming hurricane season. Having emergency preparations completed before a hurricane watch or warning is issued is critical.

When a storm alert is announced, take care of last-minute tasks quickly. Make sure emergency supplies like food, water, batteries, pet essentials, and first aid kits are fresh and sufficient. Create a list for any missing items and get them promptly. Fill your car with gas, check the oil and tires, and have evacuation essentials ready.

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Experience the Celebration: Kissimmee's Juneteenth Festival to Bring Community Together This Saturday

The Kissimmee Juneteenth Festival, a community-wide celebration of freedom brought to you by Experience Kissimmee, returns to the Kissimmee Civic Center on Saturday, June 15th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Celebrate Black American culture with electrifying live performances by JP and the Elements, Coll’e Kharis, the Agila Jazz Combo, and Garth Robertson. Enjoy delectable food, explore the KUA Kids Power Zone, and browse a variety of crafts and exhibits from local vendors.

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Osceola County Expands Senior Smiles Mobile Denture Program for Greater Access and Care

Senior citizens in select areas of Osceola County now have even more reasons to smile, thanks to the Senior Smiles program—a county initiative launched in 2023 by District 2 Commissioner Viviana Janer. Senior Smiles provides affordable and accessible denture services through a collaboration between the Osceola County Commission and Osceola Community Health Services, and is now available to qualifying seniors in additional areas of the county.

Senior Smiles Osceola offers comprehensive services, including full dentures, partials, X-rays, and extractions, all carried out on a mobile dental trailer equipped with two exam rooms. This allows the Osceola Community Health Services team to deliver quality dental care directly to seniors ages 55 and older.

Funding for the program has now been expanded through the American Rescue Plan Act to reach even more areas within the county. District 4 Commissioner Cheryl Grieb recently distributed vouchers for free dentures to Hope Partnership in Downtown Kissimmee that will make it possible for 45 qualified seniors to receive no-cost dentures and denture services.

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Addition Financial Credit Union Expands Partnership with Osceola County School District to Launch Student-

Operated Branch at Osceola High School

Addition Financial Credit Union and the School District of Osceola County have announced an expansion of their High School Branch Program partnership, with plans to open a student-run Addition Financial branch at Osceola High School.

Addition Financial’s High School Branch Program is designed to introduce young people to financial literacy and money management skills. The credit union will provide full training to Osceola High School students who are accepted into the program and will prepare them to fully staff and run the credit union branch, to be located on the Osceola High School campus.

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Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital doctor performs first laparoscopic nephrectomy – kidney removal surgery

Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital’s

Dr. Sarat Sabharwal performed the hospital’s first laparoscopic nephrectomy this month, a milestone for patient care.

Nephrectomy, or removal of a kidney, may be necessary when a patient has recurrent kidney infections, irreversible damage, long-term obstruction or tumors that indicate kidney cancer.

Laparoscopic nephrectomy – a minimally invasive approach – uses tiny incisions in the abdomen that result in decreased blood loss, less pain, plus a shorter hospital stay and recovery. Many patients are able to return to full activity within 3-4 weeks after surgery.

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Exploring Osceola County’s Natural Trails and Spaces: A Paradise for Avid Runners, Walkers, and Kayakers

Osceola County is a hidden gem for avid runners, walkers, and kayakers seeking a combination of physical fitness and natural beauty. Although the county is one of the fastest growing regions in Florida, its picturesque landscapes, serene lakes, and wellmaintained trails, offer a haven for those who want to stay active while immersing themselves in nature.

In this article, we will take you on a journey through ten of Osceola County’s finest locations where you can experience invigorating runs and leisurely walks amid breathtaking natural landscapes.

• Shingle Creek Regional Park:

Shingle Creek Regional Park, often referred to as the “Headwaters of the Everglades,” is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and fitness enthusiasts alike. This vast park offers a network of scenic trails suitable for running and walking. The trails wind through lush forests, along the banks of Shingle Creek, and provide opportunities to spot local wildlife. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or an intense trail run, Shingle Creek has something for everyone.

• Celebration Lakeside Park:

Celebration, a charming community in Osceola County, and known to many as the ‘Town that Disney built,’ boasts Celebration Lakeside Park, a beautiful destination for runners and walkers. The park features a loop trail around Lake Rianhard, offering picturesque views of the water and surrounding greenery. The flat terrain and wellpaved paths make it an excellent choice for a leisurely walk or a brisk run.

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Positively Osceola Unveils Dynamic Business Support Initiative, ‘Positively Osceola Plus’

In a move set to revolutionize local business growth and community engagement, Positively Osceola, the leading hub for local news, sports, and events in Osceola County, has unveiled an innovative initiative known as ‘Positively Osceola Plus.’

‘Positively Osceola Plus’ is designed to extend a helping hand to businesses, organizations, and individuals in and around Osceola County, fostering their capacity to connect with target audiences and achieve their marketing and promotional aspirations.

Recognized as Osceola County’s foremost source for trusted information, Positively Osceola is leveraging its extensive reach and credibility to provide an enhanced platform for businesses looking to expand their marketing presence and connect meaningfully with their communities.

Positively Osceola Plus offers a comprehensive suite of support services tailored to meet the diverse needs of local enterprises. From strategic marketing guidance and targeted advertising to community outreach initiatives, the program aims to empower businesses and organizations in amplifying their visibility and achieving their goals.

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Orlando Health: Avoid Sunburn with These Tips

Almost all of us have experienced a sunburn at some point in our lives. But getting a sunburn is dangerous because it increases your risk of developing skin cancer — one of the most common types of cancers in the world. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over the course of their lifetime.


Sunburn is actually a radiation burn caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. When you’ve had too much sun, the skin turns red and painful within a few hours. Sunburn symptoms tend to worsen within 24 to 36 hours, and it can take anywhere from days to weeks, depending on the severity of the burn, to feel better.

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Law: Which vehicles are more likely to be involved in serious or fatal accidents?

Sadly, serious and fatal accidents take place on a daily basis in Central Florida. These crashes can happen in a number of ways and can be caused by not following traffic laws, inexperience, intoxication, distracted driving, fatigue, and medical issues.

Statistics show that fatal car accidents can often occur based on the type of vehicle. You may think that sports cars are most likely to be in crashes due to their speed and performance. However, according to the NHTSA, it’s the everyday cars, trucks, and SUVs on the roadways that are involved more frequently in serious or even deadly accidents, with sedans and pickup trucks accounting for more than three-quarters of fatal accidents. If you drive out on the roadways, here’s what you need to know about which vehicles have been involved in many of the crashes.

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LEGOLAND’s Summer Brick Party: Family Fun from June 1 to August 11

From June 1 to August 11, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is bringing back the Summer Brick Party, a celebration packed with fun activities included with your park admission or select annual passes. Get ready for thrilling shows, favorite characters, and special summer treats across various areas of the park. It’s an exciting way to soak up the sunny season with family and friends, offering everything from live entertainment to tasty food and drinks—all in one place.

Catch the action at the Go Xtreme! stunt show and Brickbeard’s Watersport Stunt Show, where energy and excitement fill the air. These shows are perfect for families looking for fun and laughter, featuring high-energy stunts and spectacular performances. Plus, meet some of LEGOLAND’s coolest characters, like the Shark Suit

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SeaWorld’s Viva la Música: Celebrate Latin Culture

Every Weekend from June 1 to June 30

Experience the vibrant color and rich culture of Viva la Música, returning to SeaWorld for five festive weekends from June 1st to June 30th. This family-friendly Latin celebration is included with park admission and features an array of Latin entertainment, from thrilling live music to dynamic dance performances. With the park’s coolest attractions and animal adventures as your backdrop, each Saturday and Sunday will offer something exciting for everyone. Don’t miss out on the sound, spice, and spirit of this special event that captures the essence of Latin culture.

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Tiana’s Bayou Adventure to Open June 28 at Walt Disney World Resort

Get ready to “Drop on in” with Princess Tiana this summer, as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure opens in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort on June 28!

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure invites guests to join beloved characters Princess Tiana, Mama Odie, Louis, and all-new friends on a thrilling adventure, all set against the music and excitement of a New Orleans celebration. This new attraction will feature dozens of Audio-Animatronics figures, a foot-tapping soundtrack, and a celebration where everyone’s welcome. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is replacing Splash Mountain at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, which closed in January 2023.

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Splash into Cinema: Island H2O’s Dive In Movie Nights from May 31 to July 26

Grab your popcorn and get ready for a summer full of cinematic splashes at Island H2O Water Park! Every Friday from May 31 to July 26, starting at 6 PM, families and friends can gather to watch a series of beloved films on Central Florida’s LARGEST Outdoor Digital Wave Pool Screen. Each movie night is a unique opportunity to enjoy blockbuster hits and family favorites in a vibrant, poolside setting. As a special treat, Season Passholders receive a FREE bag of popcorn at every screening. Don’t forget to check our website for any updates to the movie lineup!

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Refreshing Treats: Watermelon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

Delight in the positively delicious and whimsical treat of Florida Watermelon Cupcakes. This unique dessert replaces traditional cupcake batter with fresh, juicy slices of Florida watermelon, creating a refreshing and light base. The watermelon is topped with a rich, creamy layer of cream cheese frosting, enhanced with a zest of lemon for a burst of citrus flavor. This inventive dessert is perfect for summer gatherings, offering a sweet, hydrating bite that’s sure to impress.

Positively Delicious Hearty Harvest: Florida Chicken, Sweet Potato & Kale Salad

Enjoy a nutritious and vibrant meal with Florida Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Kale Salad. This positively delicious dish combines tender grilled chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, and fresh kale, tossed together for a wholesome and satisfying salad. Ideal for a lunch or light dinner, this salad is a delightful way to enjoy Florida’s fresh produce and proteins.

Sunshine in a Bowl: Florida’s Ultimate Tropical Fruit Salad, It’s Positively Delicious

This Florida Tropical Fruit Salad is a positively delicious celebration of Florida’s finest produce. This refreshing blend of colorful fruits is perfectly sweetened with a hint of local orange blossom honey, creating a delightful treat that’s as pleasing to the palate as it is to the eye. Enjoy this luscious salad on a sunny day for a true taste of tropical paradise.

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Experience Positively Delicious Pan-Seared Florida Culotte Steak

This Pan-Seared Florida Culotte Steak is a positively delicious choice for any meat lover, offering a rich and savory experience. This tender cut is expertly seared to achieve a perfect crust, locking in its natural juices and enhancing its robust flavors. Simple yet luxurious, this steak is sure to impress at any dinner table.

Coastal Cravings: Positively Delicious Florida Blue Crab Panini

This Florida Blue Crab Panini is a positively delicious twist on the classic sandwich. Bursting with the fresh, sweet flavors of local blue crab, this panini is grilled to crispy perfection, melding the delicate crab with a melty, creamy cheese. Ideal for a luxurious lunch or a satisfying dinner, it’s a gourmet treat that brings a taste of the Florida coast right to your table.

Positively Delicious Savory Sensations: Florida Chicken, Mushroom & Bacon Melt

Indulge in the positively delicious flavors of a Florida Chicken, Mushroom, and Bacon Melt. This mouthwatering sandwich layers tender chicken, savory mushrooms, and crisp bacon under a blanket of melted cheese, all nestled between toasted bread.

Each bite delivers a satisfying crunch and a burst of hearty, rich flavors, making it a perfect choice for a fulfilling meal.

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