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  • 12 groups receive new United Arts grants

    12 groups receive new United Arts grants
    United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
  • Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses

    Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses
    It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it. It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
  • James Blake retires as Army's top Orlando training executive

    James Blake retires as Army's top Orlando training executive
    James T. Blake, the U.S. Army's top high-tech training executive in Orlando, is retiring after nearly a decade as head of the Army's largest training and simulation contracting agency. Blake, 65, announced his retirement late last week, effective May...
  • Two Seminole County teams win national engineering competitions

    Two Seminole County teams win national engineering competitions
    Two teams from Seminole County Public Schools have placed first in the nation for their projects in the SECME engineering competition. The teams, from Milwee Middle School and Hagerty High School, first had to compete in a regional event held in...
  • News 13's Kelli Cook goes to Memphis

    News 13's Kelli Cook goes to Memphis
    Out of here: Kelli Cook after nearly six years at News 13. Wednesday was Cook's last day. She had started at the Orlando cable news channel in May 2008. She has moved to ABC affiliate WATN in Memphis, where she will work as a weekend anchor and a...
  • UCF spends less on instruction than other Florida public universities

    UCF spends less on instruction than other Florida public universities
    UCF ranks tops in the state in one area of financial efficiency -- the university spends the least on instructional costs. Florida's largest public university spent, on average, $21,060 on instructional costs per bachelor's degree in recent years,...
  • New Trier takes state science title

     New Trier takes state science title
    Thirty seconds may seem like a short duration for a flight, but the feat helped New Trier High School's Science Olympiad team claim an overall first place finish at the Illinois State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
  • Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum

    Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum
    With brooms, rakes, nets and bare hands, nearly 50 volunteers on Sunday scrubbed a scum of green algae off the floor of Wekiwa Springs, hoping to bring back its white sand and blue water. "What do you think, is it working?" said organizer Russell...
  • Space buffs hope to reawaken old NASA probe

    WASHINGTON — When NASA launched a space-weather probe called ISEE-3 in 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, the Commodores' "Three Times a Lady" topped the charts and sci-fi fans had seen only one "Star Wars" movie: the original. Thirty-six years and...
  • UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app

    UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app
    Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street. Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
  • Democrats, Republicans see Hispanic voters as pivotal in governor's race

    Democrats, Republicans see Hispanic voters as pivotal in governor's race
    With the outcome of the governor's race hanging in the balance, Democrats and Republicans are aggressively competing for the support of Florida's Hispanic voters. Both sides have dramatically turned up the volume in recent days, with each side vying for...