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Buddy Dyer wants City of Orlando to buy Pulse nightclub for memorial

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Orlando’s mayor says he wants the city to purchase the Pulse nightclub and create a permanent memorial for the 49 people who were killed there during a June shooting. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Mayor Buddy Dyer mentioned the city’s interest during a radio interview that aired Wednesday. Dyer said he’d like the gay nightclub to remain in its current state for the near future, continuing to act as a temporary memorial as people come from around the world to pay their respects. Pulse…

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Owners: Bogus Instagram report said Pulse was reopening

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A spokeswoman says the Pulse nightclub in Orlando will not reopen as a memorial to the dozens of people who died at the gay venue during an attack last month. Sara Brady of the OnePulseFoundation said in a statement Monday that a bogus Instagram posting from the day before that had announced the memorial has been taken down. The foundation was set up to help raise funds for the victims of the June 12 attack. Some 49 people were killed…

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