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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Tech companies kick off pursuit of $150K CAT5 awards

    Tech companies kick off pursuit of $150K CAT5 awards
    Entrepreneurs began pitching their companies to investors and judges in earnest Tuesday morning at Orlando International Airport in pursuit of $150,000 in awards for one of Central Florida’s biggest venture capital competitions. The event is...
  • 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...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Reality check on Northrop's big plans

    Reality check on Northrop's big plans
    Now that the dust has settled after Northrop Grumman Corp.'s announcement of yet another big expansion on the Space Coast, it might be time for a reality check. Although it's possible the company might build the next-generation B-2 stealth bomber in...
  • Tax group: $120.9 million in budget 'turkeys' identified

    Tax group: $120.9 million in budget 'turkeys' identified
    TALLAHASSEE -- Business-backed Florida TaxWatch Friday singled out nearly $121 million in pet projects lawmakers included in the budget they passed earlier this month as "turkeys" which bypassed normal review processes. The group is asking Gov. Rick...
  • Aradhana Tiwari to be Mad Cow's resident director

    Aradhana Tiwari to be Mad Cow's resident director
    Aradhana Tiwari will serve as resident director of Mad Cow Theatre, beginning with the 2014 - 2015 season, the theater announced Tuesday. Tiwari is a Central Florida-based artist who has guest-directed at Mad Cow since 2012. Her production of "The...
  • Theatre UCF presents 'The Foreigner'

     Theatre UCF presents 'The Foreigner'
    The Black Box at Theatre UCF has been transformed into a rustic fishing lodge for a production of "The Foreigner," which runs on the university's east Orlando campus through June 29. Larry Shue's comedy is directed by Mark Brotherton ("The Music Man,"...
  • Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie

    Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie
    The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014. Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
  • 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...