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  • Another UCF student robbed at same apartment complex near campus

    Another UCF student robbed at same apartment complex near campus
    A second University of Central Florida student was robbed at gunpoint at the Sterling University Central apartment complex nearly two weeks after the first robbery there, officials said. Detectives believe the same man from the first robbery on Oct. 1...
  • Sotloff's sacrifice personal to fellow grad: My Word

    Sotloff's sacrifice personal to fellow grad: My Word
    Steven Sotloff's death was tragic, and all who knew and loved him are missing him terribly. Abraham Lincoln's famous letter to Lydia Bixby expressing his condolences on the loss of her five sons comes to mind: "I feel how weak and fruitless must be...
  • Microsoft Orlando event aims at tech education gap

    Microsoft Orlando event aims at tech education gap
    The Orlando area has a large “education gap” for tech and science skills, according to data unveiled by Microsoft and the Brookings Institution Tuesday. Microsoft sponsored the event through its YouthSpark program, which provides resources...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Disney scales back its late-night event at Epcot

    Disney scales back its late-night event at Epcot
    Walt Disney World has scaled back one of its newest events, Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live. The $79 three-hour party during the Food & Wine Festival that starts this week was originally scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Disney has cut it...
  • South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show

    South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show
    Did you get a raise last year? No? How about the year before that? Or the year before that? Didn't think so. Don't feel lonely. Few of us are seeing our incomes increase, even after five years of recovery from the Great Recession, according to...
  • Driving safety video earns student scholarship money

    Doing a Google search for video scholarship contests, David Ramirez stumbled upon Bridgestone's Teens Drive Smart program and decided to enter. To his surprise, the freshman film major at the University of Central Florida won third place in the video...
  • Businessman Nik Patel arrested on $150M federal fraud charges

    Businessman Nik Patel arrested on $150M federal fraud charges
    Orlando businessman Nikesh A. Patel has been arrested by federal authorities on fraud charges. Authorities say Patel fraudulently sold $150 million in loans to an unidentified Milwaukee company. The FBI alleges he sold the loans as being guaranteed by...
  • Sunday Assembly is like church for atheists

    Sunday Assembly is like church for atheists
    Sunday, the atheists went to church. They sang to lyrics on a video screen showing the sun rising and fast-moving clouds over the mountains. They had news and announcements. They consumed cookies and coffee. They took 60 seconds for silent reflection,...
  • Incubator boasts 3,600 jobs in 15 years

    Incubator boasts 3,600 jobs in 15 years
    The University of Central Florida's startup business incubator rolled out its latest economic impact estimates last week. And the numbers were impressive for a network that was founded 15 years ago. According to the study, here's the scorecard from 1999...
  • Nancy 'Nan' Roberts: Beach lover always had a sunny outlook

    Nancy Roberts lived life with a cheerful disposition — and she didn't let a sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer change that. "She was positive to the end," said her son, Jep Roberts of Chuluota. "She wouldn't wallow in the negative." Nancy...