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‘Our 49 Pulse angels’: Magic honor those killed in nightclub

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There’s nothing that can give Mayra Alvear back what she lost, or ease her pain, or calm her anger. With one gesture, she at least felt some joy again. Underneath a softly swaying banner displaying the number 49 — commemorating the number of lives lost — and as first responders unfurled and held a massive American flag for the national anthem, the Orlando Magic paid tribute Wednesday night to the victims and survivors of the Pulse gay nightclub massacre with…

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Buddy Dyer announces OneOrlando fund to help city after shooting

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has announced a campaign called OneOrlando to help respond to the needs of the community both now and in the future, after the Pulse nightclub tragedy over the weekend. The fund will support nonprofits helping victims and families, the LGBTQ, Hispanic, faith and other affected communities, finding the underlying causes of the shooting and any other needs, according to an email from Dyer on Tuesday afternoon. So far, several huge donations have already bolstered the fund: Walt…

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