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Orlando, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Mike:

Census door knockers starting in 6 states later this month

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Homes in six states across the U. S. can expect to get knocks on their doors from census takers in two weeks as part of a soft launch of the next phase of the largest head count in U. S. history, Census Bureau officials said Wednesday. → Read More

'White power' flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

Those tensions, though, flared two weeks ago during a golf-cart parade for President Donald Trump's birthday in which a man shouted, “White Power,” when confronted by anti-Trump protesters. A video clip of that confrontation in America’s largest retirement community was tweeted approvingly by Trump last weekend and then taken down. → Read More

'White power' flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

There has always been a low-boil tension in The Villages retirement community between the Republican majority and the much smaller cohort of Democrats, but a veneer of good manners in "Florida's Friendliest Hometown" mostly prevailed on golf courses and at bridge tables. → Read More

'White power' flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — There has always been a low-boil tension in The Villages retirement community between the Republican majority and the much smaller cohort of Democrats, but a veneer of good manners in “Florida's Friendliest Hometown" mostly prevailed on golf courses and at bridge tables. Those tensions, though, flared two weeks ago during a golf-cart parade for President Donald Trump's… → Read More

‘White power’ flare-up in The Villages reveals retirement haven tensions

“It's like a powder keg here. And Trump is just stirring the pot." → Read More

It’s official: Disney is changing Splash Mountain, the ride tied to a film derided as racist

Disney officials said Thursday it was recasting the ride based on “The Princess and the Frog," a 2009 Disney film with an African American female lead. → Read More

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride over its ties to “Song of the South,” the 1946 movie many view as racist, Disney officials said Thursday it was recasting the ride based on “The Princess and the Frog,” a 2009 Disney film with an African American female lead. […] → Read More

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride over its ties to “Song of the South,” the 1946 movie many view as racist, Disney officials said Thursday it was recasting the ride based on “The Princess and the Frog,” a 2009 Disney film with an African American female lead. […] → Read More

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride because of its ties with “Song of the South," the 1946 movie many view as racist, → Read More

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride over its ties to “Song of the South," the 1946 movie many view as racist, Disney officials said Thursday it was recasting the ride based on “The Princess and the Frog," a 2009 Disney film with an African American female lead. Changes → Read More

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

The Splash Mountain ride at Disney parks in California and Florida is being recast. → Read More

Census shows white decline, nonwhite majority among youngest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the generation of Americans not yet old enough to drive, the demographic future has arrived.For the first time, nonwhites and Hispanics were a majority of people under age 16 in 2019, an expected demographic shift that will grow over the coming decades, according to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday."We are browning from bottom up in our age… → Read More

Census shows white decline, nonwhite majority among youngest

New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show that for the first time nonwhites and Hispanics were a majority of people under age 16 in 2019. → Read More

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride because of its ties with “Song of the South," the 1946 movie many view as racist, Disney officials said Thursday it was recasting the ride to make it based on “The Princess and the Frog," the 2009 Disney film with an African American female lead. The changes to the ride will be made at Disneyland in California and the… → Read More

Census shows white decline, nonwhite majority among youngest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the generation of Americans not yet old enough to drive, the demographic future has arrived. For the first time, nonwhites and Hispanics were a majority of people under age 16 in 2019, an expected demographic shift that will grow over the coming decades, according to figures released by the U.S. […] → Read More

Census shows white decline, nonwhite majority among youngest

For the generation of Americans not yet old enough to drive, the demographic future has arrived. → Read More

Census shows white decline, nonwhite majority among youngest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the generation of Americans not yet old enough to drive, the demographic future has arrived. For the first time, nonwhites and Hispanics were a majority of people... → Read More

Top Democrat calls new Census staffers ‘starkly partisan’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A top House Democrat on Tuesday said the addition of two new staffers to top positions at the U.S. Census Bureau is an effort by the Trump administration to politicize the federal government’s largest statistical agency during its biggest operation. In a news release Tuesday, the Census Bureau announced that Nathaniel […] → Read More

Bars close, cities debate masks as Florida virus cases rise

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A popular bar in Florida where dozens of workers and patrons have come down with the new coronavirus had its alcohol license suspended after a state → Read More

Advocates worry blacks, Hispanics falling behind in census

Orlando, Fla. • Halfway through the extended effort to count every U.S. resident, civil rights leaders worry that minority communities are falling behind in responding to the 2020 census. → Read More