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Remember The Charred Tesla Model X Left On The Frozen Lake? New Theft Allegations Paint A Clearer Picture

You may recall the story of a Tesla Model X that burned down on the frozen surface of Lake Champlain’s Shelburne Bay in Vermont in February of 2019. The police report at the time stated that the owner drove the Model X onto the lake to fish, and the car struck a rock. Sometime after […]

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EDC Orlando delivers impressive 2021 billing: Kygo, ZEDD, Seven Lions, and more top ticket

Insomniac has enjoyed a stellar rebound year in 2021, especially after Day Trip Festival’s debut, and the events giant is keeping it all-gas-no-brakes as we head into the summer swelter. Pasquale Rotella‘s team has officially released EDC Orlando‘s 2021 lineup, thanks to some sly probing from a few of the festival’s performers. EDC Orlando teased […]

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Two Separate Pickup Truck Crashes Leave One Dead, Several Injured

A pickup truck drove into a group of spectators lined up to watch the start of a Pride parade taking place in Wilton Manors, Florida. One man was killed while another remains in critical condition. The man behind the wheel is being questioned by police, The Guardian reports.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Florida Driver Packs Hummer With Gas Cans And Also Fire

A Hummer burned in Homosassa, Florida, Wednesday while attempting to haul four filled five-gallon gas cans in the back seat. The Citrus County Fire Rescue is investigating the cause of the fire, but I have a hunch on what probably caused it to do as much damage as it did (the 20 gallons of gasoline […]

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Florida Driver Packs Hummer With Gas Cans And Also Fire

A Hummer burned in Homosassa, Florida, Wednesday while attempting to haul four filled five-gallon gas cans in the back seat. The Citrus County Fire Rescue is investigating the cause of the fire, but I have a hunch on what probably caused it to do as much damage as it did (the 20 gallons of gasoline […]

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Florida Law Now Grants Immunity To Drivers Who Plow Into Crowds Of Protesters

Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed a new law Monday that, among other things, will legally protect drivers who plow into groups of protestors from civil lawsuits.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Surprise, Surprise! Daytona Bike Week Caused A COVID-19 Spike

In a turn of events that no one could have possibly foreseen, COVID-19 cases are spiking in Florida after the 80th Annual Daytona Bike Week, RideApart reports. And I can’t help but think: If only there had been some way to avoid this.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Plan Your 2022 Disney World Vacation Now

It has been a year since Disney closed down its theme parks due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was no small thing—as recently as 2016, Disney’s parks made up 40% of its annual income, so the company was understandably anxious to reopen as soon as possible—especially considering the closures came shortly…Read more… […]

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Plan Your 2022 Disney World Vacation Now

It has been a year since Disney closed down its theme parks due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was no small thing—as recently as 2016, Disney’s parks made up 40% of its annual income, so the company was understandably anxious to reopen as soon as possible—especially considering the closures came shortly…Read more… […]

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Insomniac East outlines Abduction 2021 headliners: Tchami, Diplo, Habstrakt, and more

After alluding to a new Florida-based festival on February 21, Insomniac East has formalized its plans for Abduction 2021, a bass-geared festival slated to take place at Lot 54 at The Vanguard in Orlando on April 10. The one-day event, at which masks wills be required, has attracted an intimate array of electronic acts including […]

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Pasquale Rotella announces new Florida festival, provides update on EDC Las Vegas and Beyond Wonderland 2021

The November 2020 establishment of an “Insomniac East” Twitter account indicated that East Coast festival announcements were to come in some form and at some point in the future. Though the account has since been used to promote reduced-capacity events on the East Coast to date, on February 21, Insomniac used it to signal a […]

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Florida Man Charged After Crashing Lamborghini Bought With $3.9 Million In Stolen Virus Relief Funds

David T. Hines allegedly fraudulently accepted $3.9 million from the U.S. government’s Paycheck Protection Program, meant to support businesses that were struggling to pay employees during the current COVID-19 quarantine. Then he crashed the brand new Lamborghini he bought with the money instead. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Florida Man Charged After Crashing Lamborghini Bought With $3.9 Million In Stolen Virus Relief Funds

David T. Hines allegedly fraudulently accepted $3.9 million from the U.S. government’s Paycheck Protection Program, meant to support businesses that were struggling to pay employees during the current COVID-19 quarantine. Then he crashed the brand new Lamborghini he bought with the money instead. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Is How Firefighters Are Preparing to Battle Wildfires During a Pandemic

The Five Mile Swamp Fire had been burning for nearly three days in the muddy swamps of Florida’s Santa Rosa County when firefighter Mike Facente arrived. Thick smoke hung over the area, acrid and pungent in the springtime air. High winds and low humidity aided the fire in growing to 2,000 acres by the time […]

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In Case You Forgot HOAs Are Terrible, A Florida HOA Reminds Us By Demanding A Nurse Remove Her Quarantine RV

I know over the years I’ve written a lot about HOAs and their actions, most of which I find to be the most reprehensible examples of human pettiness and misery, especially when it comes to residents and their cars or trucks. I freely admit that I am biased. And while my bias may be regrettable, […]

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