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  • 818 Roundup: Congress attempts to change marine life captivity rules, self-defense classes in Glendale resume

    818 Roundup: Congress attempts to change marine life captivity rules, self-defense classes in Glendale resume
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Friday, June 13. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 60 degrees. Your top news stories today:  - In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to...
  • New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history

    New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history
    The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity. Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
  • Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life

    Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life
    In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to change how orcas are kept in captivity, a debate propelled by the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the story of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound killer-whale who killed Sea...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Changes arrive at Dine With Shamu

    SeaWorld Orlando: Changes arrive at Dine With Shamu
    SeaWorld Orlando has reintroduced its Dine With Shamu program and has installed changes large and small. The dining experience returned Monday for theme-park guests after being closed since trainer Dawn Brancheau died when killer whale Tilikum dragged...
  • Some ex-trainers say SeaWorld downplays risks of working with killer whales

    Some ex-trainers say SeaWorld downplays risks of working with killer whales
    The February 2010 death of SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was pulled underwater and killed by the 12,000-pound killer whale Tilikum, triggered the most exhaustive safety review in SeaWorld history and changes that are still being implemented...
  • SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows
    Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows. SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...
  • Safety of SeaWorld trainers questioned

    Safety of SeaWorld trainers questioned
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- SeaWorld Orlando is fighting $75,000 in penalties from a federal job safety agency following last year's death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged under water. A hearing is set for Monday before an administrative...
  • 'Killer in the Pool,' 'Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go,' 'VIZ Manga'

    'Killer in the Pool,' 'Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go,' 'VIZ Manga'
    Killer in the Pool By Tim Zimmermann, New Word City, all formats, $2.99 Tim Zimmermann, a correspondent with Outside magazine, has published "Killer in the Pool," an e-book about the 2010 death of Dawn Brancheau, who drowned after a trained killer whale...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Offer lets kids eat for free at Dine With Shamu

    SeaWorld Orlando: Offer lets kids eat for free at Dine With Shamu
    A new SeaWorld Orlando offer allows kids to eat for free at Dine With Shamu, a behind-the-scenes attraction at the theme park. For each paying adult, one child (ages 3-9) will eat for free under the offer, which is valid through Dec. 31, 2012.  The...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Dine With Shamu returns

    SeaWorld Orlando: Dine With Shamu returns
    Dine With Shamu, the SeaWorld Orlando animal-interaction experience, returned to the theme park's lineup Monday. It was the first time for guests since the death of whale trainer Dawn Brancheau at the attraction in February 2010. Since then, SeaWorld has...
  • Dawn Brancheau Foundation grant helps Orange shelter dogs

     
      Kat Kennedy of Orange County Animal Services shares this happy news: The shelter dogs at Orange County Animal Services are rejoicing at the news of an $11,900 grant from The Dawn Brancheau Foundation to provide play-yard equipment, heavy-duty turf grass...