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Disney World Hosts Royal Ball for Make-A-Wish

Mickey Mouse with Make a Wish Child

During World Princess Week, Aug. 21-26, Walt Disney World is hosting a special event for Wish families. RELATED:¬†New Disney License Plate Raises Funds for Make-A-Wish Once Upon A Wish Party The unique engagement, called “Once Upon A Wish Party,” is a full-day affair filled with magical surprises and enchanting adventures. This extraordinary event has been designed explicitly for wish families. ...

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Disney v DeSantis Battle Heads to the White House

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Picture it… the President of the United States sits down in the Oval Office. He pulls out his pen and prepares to sign an executive order banning Dole Whip at Disney theme parks. Unlikely. But the 2016 election of Donald Trump taught America (and the world) that anything can happen. DeSantis 2024 Today, Ron DeSantis, the current Governor of Florida, ...

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Hurricane Center Tracks Florida-Bound Storm

Storm Update

The National Hurricane Center, based in Miami, Florida, has updated its tropical outlook storm warning. RELATED: Weather Restrictions Have Caused This Walt Disney World Park to Close For the Weekend Storm Warning Update There have been recent concerns that the developing new system could materialize into a hurricane. However, it may be more likely to organize into a threatening storm instead. ...

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‘The Little Mermaid’ May Be a Box Office Bomb

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There has been a lot of recent buzz over the upcoming Disney film The Little Mermaid (2023). The live action remake stars Halle Bailey as Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, the sea witch, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, and Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric. RELATED:¬†New Song in ‘The Little Mermaid’ Divides the Internet Not Looking Good ...

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Update on Florida Teacher Showing Controversial Disney Film

Strange World Update

In the past year, Disney has been no stranger to controversy. One may argue that The Walt Disney Company has never been featured in so many news stories since its conception 100 years ago. In addition to an ongoing feud with Governor Ron DeSantis, they have faced criticism for including LGBTQ content and characters in their movies and TV shows, ...

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Four Medical Incidents Reported at Disney World

Monorail at Disney World

The most magical place on earth isn’t always the safest. Even in the best of times, Walt Disney World Resort (and every other theme Park on the planet) experiences accidents and injuries. RELATED:¬†Magic Kingdom Area Impacted by Fireworks Accident Today, Tuesday, May 23, 2023, the Florida Department of Agriculture released its quarterly MOU Exempt Facilities Report. The report shows four ...

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Disney Cast Member Befriends Guest for 17 Years

Disney Cast Member

In 2006, a six-year old girl named Ashley boarded the Jungle Cruise ride with her family. A Skipper In the Making Dressed as Tinker Bell from head to toe, she was selected by the Jungle Cruise Skipper named Heather to be her Jr. Skipper. RELATED: Disney Cast Member Hero Honored 25 Years Later Occasionally, Walt Disney World Cast Members bestow the ...

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Judge Stalls Disney v DeSantis Case

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The ongoing battle between The Walt Disney Company and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis continues. After the back and forth regarding the company’s comments on new laws, the dissolving of Reedy Creek Improvement District, there is now an endless string of lawsuits filed from both parties. RELATED:¬†Bob Chapek Is Being Sued For Disney Fraud   New Filing RELATED:¬†DeSantis Has Interesting Response ...

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Documentary on ‘The Little Mermaid’ Lyricist Back on Disney+

Little Mermaid

The late Howard Ashman remains Walt Disney Studios’ most popular and famous lyricist. During the Disney Renaissance, Ashman, along with Alan Menken worked together on the iconic songs of The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (19991), and Aladdin (1992). RELATED:¬†Disney+ Cuts Content to Save Money The Documentary In 2018, Disney released a documentary on lyricist Howard Ashman, titled ...

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How Disney Recycles Food…

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The Walt Disney Company often looks for ways to be greener and more beneficial for the environment. But these methods include more than standard glass, plastic, and aluminum recycling. Actually, Disney does something far more unusual. RELATED: The FREE Walt Disney World Tour You Can Take for a Limited Time They Recycle Food Yep. You read that right. Disney recycles and ...

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