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Associated Press Florida Daybook for Wednesday, Sep. 08.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Miami bureau is reachable at 305-594-5825. Send daybook items to florida@applanner.com.

To see your Daybooks and events for Florida and other States up to 12 months ahead, speak to your bureau or sales rep about access to AP Planner, or visit http://applanner.com.

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 10:00 AM Miami-Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board meeting

Location: Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st St, Miami, FL

Weblinks: http://miamidade.gov

Contacts: Griselle Marino, Miami-Dade County, gmarino@miamidade.gov, 1 305 375 1585

The meeting will also be broadcasted live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BlackAffairsAB

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 11:00 AM RNC Southeast press call on 'botched Afghanistan withdrawal' - Republican National Committee press call on the ' botched withdrawal from Afghanistan and its devastating impact on service members, veterans, and the Afghan people', with PO2. Dale Bills (Georgia), Lt. Col. Wayne Pare (North Carolina), and Col. James Pugh (Florida)

Location: Virtual Event

Weblinks: http://www.gop.com, https://twitter.com/GOP

Contacts: Savannah Viar, RNC Southeast Regional Communications , SViar@gop.com, 1 770 362 0261

RSVP: Email Savannah Viar at sviar@gop.com with your name to receive call-in information.

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 1:00 PM NAAG robocall summit - National Association of Attorneys General hosts robocall summit - in conjunction with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost - to address ways to combat robocalls, including explaining the robocalling business ecosystem, the industry's and govt's responses to robocalls, and ideas to make those responses more effective * Program is supported by the attorneys general of Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and West Virginia

Location: Virtual Event

Weblinks: http://www.naag.org/, https://twitter.com/NatlAssnAttysGn

Contacts: Ashley Wynstra, NAAG, awynstra@naag.org

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 2:00 PM Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces investments in renewable energy infrastructure in rural communities (virtual) - Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces investments in renewable energy infrastructure in rural communities, via press call. States impacted are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington state, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming, plus Puerto Rico

Location: Virtual Event

Weblinks: http://www.usda.gov, https://twitter.com/USDA

Contacts: USDA Office of Communications, press@usda.gov, 1 202 720 4623

Credentialed members of the media should RSVP to press@usda.gov for dial-in instructions

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 2:30 PM Florida AG Moody discusses 'Bigs in Blue' law enforcement program - Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody discusses law enforcement mentoring program 'Bigs in Blue', a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Other speakers include Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Florida CEO Dan Prinzing, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami President and CEO Gale Nelson, and former Miami-Dade Schools Chief of Police Ian Moffett

Location: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, 550 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, FL

Weblinks: http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/

Contacts: Lauren Cassedy, Florida AG's Office, Lauren.Cassedy@MyFloridaLegal.com

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 6:30 PM Escambia County District 1 Commissioner Jeff Bergosh holds 'Coffee with the Commissioner' event

Location: Virtual Event

Weblinks: https://myescambia.com/

Contacts: Escambia County District 1 , district1@myescambia.com, 1 850 595 4910

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Wednesday, Sep. 08 - Friday, Sep. 10 National Private Truck Council National Safety Conference

Location: Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate, 1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL

Weblinks: http://www.nptc.org, https://twitter.com/NPTC1939

Contacts: Gary Petty, National Private Truck Council President & CEO, gpetty@nptc.org, 1 703 838 8876

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Thursday, Sep. 09 10:00 AM Florida Lt. Gov. Nunez attends Florida International Univeristy groundbreaking ceremony - Florida International Univeristy breaks ground on an expansion of its College of Engineering and Computing campus. Ceremony attendees include Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nunez, Florida International University Board of Trustees Chair Dean Colson, FIU President Mark Rosenberg, and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Miami Program Director Raul Moas

Location: Florida International University MMC, 885 SW 109th Ave, Miami, FL

Weblinks: http://www.fiu.edu, https://twitter.com/FIU

Contacts: Morgan Hughes, Florida International University, morgan.hughes@fiu.edu, 1 305 348 2716

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 09 1:00 PM Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces investments in renewable energy infrastructure in rural communities (virtual) - Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces investments in renewable energy infrastructure in rural communities, via press call. States impacted are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington state, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming, plus Puerto Rico * Rescheduled from yesterday

Location: Virtual Event

Weblinks: http://www.usda.gov, https://twitter.com/USDA

Contacts: USDA Office of Communications, press@usda.gov, 1 202 720 4623

Credentialed members of the media should RSVP to press@usda.gov for dial-in instructions

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 09 8:20 PM NFL Kickoff 2021 - NFL season begins, with Dallas Cowboys @ defending Super Bowl champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers * Ed Sheeran headlines pregame concert * Regular season expands from 16 to 17 games this season. Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols mean that, if a game that is postponed due to an outbreak among unvaccinated players cannot be made up within the regular season schedule, the team responsible for the outbreak forfeits the game (and must financially compensate opposition players) * Mask/vaccination requirements for fans vary by team, with the Las Vegas Raiders actually offering jabs on site to allow previously-unvaccinated people to enter

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL

Weblinks: http://www.nfl.com, https://twitter.com/nfl

Contacts: NFL communications, NFL@nflcommunications.com

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Thursday, Sep. 09 - Saturday, Sep. 11 Surf Expo - Surf Expo, premier watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow serving the Surf, Wake, Bluewater/Fishing, Paddle, Wind, Skate, Swim, Resort, Boutique, Coastal Gift and Footwear categories

Location: Orange County Convention Center, 5441 International Dr, Orlando, FL

Weblinks: https://surfexpo.com/, https://twitter.com/surfexpo

Contacts: Surf Expo, Marketing@surfexpo.com

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Friday, Sep. 10 10:00 AM NCA/CTL National Day of Service at national cemeteries across U.S. - National Cemetery Administration and Carry The Load National Day of Service, with headstone/marker cleaning and grounds beautification at 40 national cemeteries across the U.S. to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks

Weblinks: http://www.cem.va.gov, https://twitter.com/VANatCemeteries

Contacts: National Cemetery Administration, 1 202 632 8035

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Friday, Sep. 10 - Sunday, Sep. 12 Florida Supercon event - Florida Supercon - pop culture convention featuring top industry exhibitors from comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL

Weblinks: https://www.floridasupercon.com/, https://twitter.com/FloridaSupercon, #Supercon

Contacts: Florida Supercon, inquiry.flsupercon@reedpop.com, 1 800 598 1055

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Friday, Sep. 10 - Sunday, Sep. 12 Florida Supercon - Florida Supercon, convention dedicated to cult comicbooks, films, TV shows and games * Last year's event was canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL

Weblinks: http://floridasupercon.com/, https://twitter.com/FloridaSupercon, #FloridaSupercon

Contacts: SuperCon press, superconpress@reedexpo.com, 1 561 674 2445

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Friday, Sep. 10 - Sunday, Sep. 19 Miami Beach Gay Pride Week - Miami Beach Gay Pride Week. Traditionally launches with annual Pride Lights the Night event paying tribute to the victims, families, and friends of the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting, lighting as many buildings as possible in greater Miami in rainbow colors and graphics or flags to show support and solidarity for the LGBTQ community * Last year's main event was cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Weblinks: http://www.miamibeachgaypride.com, https://twitter.com/MiamiBeachPride, #miamibeachgaypride

Contacts: Peter Carey, Miami Beach Gay Pride, media@miamibeachpride.com

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CORPORATE DATA

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Friday, Sep. 10 8:30 AM Investor Day Webcast re co strategy & outlook

Weblinks: https://investor.travelandleisureco.com/news-and-presentations/presentations-and-events/default.aspx, https://twitter.com/tnlconews

Contacts: Stephen Leow, Travel + Leisure Co Investor Relations, ir@wyn.com

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