The Weekly Newsletter: Cure Bowl cares for more than just football

The big stories on ClickOrlando.com

By Haley Coomes - Producer, Anna Johnson - Digital Journalist

Good morning,

Did you miss some newscasts this past week or didn't check over ClickOrlando.com? 

Here's a list of stories that made headlines along with a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly".

The Cure Bowl: A game for a great cause

Orlando is a popular spot for games this college football bowl season, and the one that kicks it all off is the AutoNation Cure Bowl on Dec. 15 at Camping World Stadium. News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth talked with Dr. Annette Khaled, a researcher at the University of Central Florida, about her role encouraging Cure Bowl donations. News 6 sports director Jamie Seh also talked about the upcoming bowl season and what the Cure Bowl means to her. Watch the full video here.

Code red drill causes chaos at Lake Brantley High School

Officials with Seminole County Public Schools say a prank caused a panic after a student shared a screenshot of a message, that alerted teachers of an active shooter on campus, but some parents told News 6, the chaos was actually caused by misheard communication over the intercom. 

Caught on video: Lemur makes appearance in Central Florida traffic stop

Troopers arrested Shane Taylor on a DUI charge after he was seen driving erratically, hauling a trailer carrying several animals. Troopers say a ring-tailed lemur almost ran into traffic along I-4. 

A life-saving gift: Man meets kidney donor for the first time

News 6 met Roddy Naranjo earlier this year when he put the word out that he needed a kidney. Last Tuesday, he met the woman who was a perfect match. To see video of their meeting, click here

Orlando chiropractor covers Christmas tree costs for 100 people

Kindness is contagious. Dr. Chris Turner stopped by a College Park tree stand recently - and spent $6,000. To see why he felt he had to spread Christmas cheer, click here

Christmas spirit isn't too merry and bright in Florida, study finds

Perhaps it's because we don't get the snow? GetCenturyLink, an internet, phone and TV provider, based its state rankings on Christmas music streaming and charitable giving among other things. To see where Florida landed on the list, click here

 

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