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  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality

    Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality
    I saw the state kill a man once. It was in Virginia, not Connecticut, but most people would have thought he had it coming. He'd assaulted a 61-year-old woman with an umbrella and slit her throat. The punishment, in the electric chair, was grotesque...
  • Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses

    Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses
    The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Clarke Shores and the village of Golf all have given...
  • Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations

    Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations
    The rush to delay or stop medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Coconut Creek and Lighthouse Point have given at least initial approval to moratoriums that...
  • Will private industry follow Obama's lead on credit-card security?

    The Obama administration did its part to speed the switch to more secure credit cards Friday when the president signed an executive order requiring government agencies to start switching to the next generation of cards by January. How much effect this...
  • Ebola scams spreading as fears mount

    Ebola scams spreading as fears mount
    I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm. Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
  • It's crazy, but Congress taxes our patience -- again

    Call me crazy, but once again, Congress taxes our patience. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Which means one thing: I am positively certifiable. The reason? I trusted Congress. Again....
  • Hogan, activist and businessman, 'wears his passion on his sleeve'

    Hogan, activist and businessman, 'wears his passion on his sleeve'
    There's nothing particularly subtle about Larry Hogan. The Republican candidate for governor, who is waging a vigorous challenge to Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown despite 2-1 Democratic dominance in Maryland, has delivered a simple, blunt, constantly...
  • 10/20: Business events

    10/20: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Bankruptcies

    Bankruptcies
    Chapter 7 Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include: Florida Roof Recycling LLC, 8801 Winegard Road, Orlando. Filed: Oct. 14. Assets: $624,400. Liabilities: $1.79...
  • Readers illuminate black lights, Depression reunion, Trail's past

    A dip into the Flashback mailbag finds letters about the Orlando Youth Center, the 1935 Labor Day hurricane (and some good that came from it for one Orlando family), and the mom-and-pop motel days of the Orange Blossom Trail. Hanging out at the Hut "I...