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  • Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change

    Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change
    Picture this: an Orlando Fire Department commander walking around a music festival with a backpack stuffed with nearly $45,000, doling out cash-filled envelopes to city firefighters. It's not a back-alley bribery scandal. But until recently, it was...
  • Fairbanks Avenue businesses entitled to makeover money

    Fairbanks Avenue businesses entitled to makeover money
    The city’s Economic Development Advisory Board is recommending that Winter Park use its existing business fa├žade program to provide a boost to the look of the Fairbanks Avenue commercial corridor. “We’ve historically had a business...
  • Suburbs fight uphill battle against strip clubs

    Suburbs fight uphill battle against strip clubs
    A plan to transform a vacant business into a strip club has southwest suburban Crestwood up in arms, with some residents demanding that the village fight adult entertainment at all costs. But lawyers who have taken on this type of First Amendment-...
  • Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando

    Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando
    Uber, Lyft and other high-tech "ride-sharing" companies are closer to gaining the legal right to operate in Orlando — but only if they agree to be more expensive than the traditional taxi companies they're competing against. Uber and Lyft have...
  • Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot

    Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot
    The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling

    Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling
    Every few months, the entertainment industry and its allies put out another report for policymakers on the toll that the Internet and changing technology are taking on filmmakers, musicians, authors and the companies that finance many of their works....
  • Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire

     Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire
    It was among the nation's hardest-hit local economies during the Great Recession, beset by staggering numbers of foreclosures and one of the highest jobless rates in California. But the Inland Empire is now the fastest-growing region in Southern...
  • Easton budget hearing focuses on EIT increase for non-residents

    Easton budget hearing focuses on EIT increase for non-residents
    Easton City Council is knee-deep in budget discussions, and one of the hot items being considered is whether non-residents should see their earned income tax increase. The 2015 draft budget would increase collections of non-resident earned income tax by...
  • Palette and Brush Club has a lot to offer

    Are you interested in art, but just haven't found the right niche to help your work progress? Or maybe you're not necessarily an artist, but looking for a cultural club that offers a wide range of activities in a welcoming atmosphere? Then there is a...
  • H.B. council hopeful Posey wants fewer prohibitions, more businesses

    H.B. council hopeful Posey wants fewer prohibitions, more businesses
    Huntington Beach City Council candidate Michael Posey says he's had enough of the council banning consumer items — from plastic bags to sales of cats and dogs. He said he and many residents he has heard from are fed up with council members...