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  • Dozens at Lake Eola protest police brutality after death of Missouri teen

    Dozens at Lake Eola protest police brutality after death of Missouri teen
    Wearing red bandannas around their arms and carrying signs that said "Stop institutional racism," about 50 people gathered at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando to protest police brutality and the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson,...
  • Art for everyone

    Art for everyone
    I'm loving all the public art around Central Florida. It comes in all forms — sculptures, murals, assemblages, earthworks, mosaics, yarn-bombing, even topiaries — and can be found almost anywhere. Downtown Orlando and the nearby Mills 50...
  • Pig strolls daily through downtown Orlando

    Pig strolls daily through downtown Orlando
    Her snout is caked in dirt. "Keep it moving, little momma," says Mike Padovano, tugging at the leash connected to her pink harness. But Sunny, a 15-month-old small-breed pig, pays little attention, instead squealing every few seconds and pushing her...
  • As Orlando native, Predators QB is excited about chance to earn ArenaBowl berth

    As Orlando native, Predators QB is excited about chance to earn ArenaBowl berth
    Bernard Morris will look to join an exclusive club Sunday. Current members include Ben Bennett, Connell Maynor, Pat O'Hara and Joe Hamilton. The club does not have a name or a proper meeting place, but those men are linked by a shared experience. Each...
  • Ripples from Gaza conflict felt by Central Floridians

    Ripples from Gaza conflict felt by Central Floridians
    Elana Goldstein, 18, went to Israel last month for what's called a "birthright trip": a subsidized visit available to anyone with at least one Jewish parent. She was greeted with air-raid sirens and exploding rockets. Another Central Florida woman,...
  • LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise

    LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise
    If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...
  • 70 women vie for Miss Florida USA crown

    70 women vie for Miss Florida USA crown
    There's a lot of beauty pageants that clamber for your attention throughout the year, and the latest is the Miss Florida USA pageant, which will crown a new Miss Florida USA this Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. There are 70 contestants from around the...
  • Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory

    Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory
    Patti LaBelle tripped over her flowing outfit, and WFTV-Channel 9 lost its signal at Lake Eola. There's nothing quite like live television on the Fourth of July. LaBelle didn't fall. She collected herself, put her soulful stamp on "Over the Rainbow" and...
  • Old Florida Bank to absorb New Traditions branches

    Old Florida Bank to absorb New Traditions branches
    Old Florida National Bank said Wednesday it plans to complete its consolidation of New Traditions National Bank under a new name – Old Florida Bank – by year's end. Old Florida National acquired New Traditions last fall in a $45 million...
  • Fitness-minded love to exercise at local lakes

    Fitness-minded love to exercise at local lakes
    I often run or walk at Orlando’s Lake Eola, a magnet for folks of all fitness levels, but I sometimes exercise at other local lakes popular for fitness. Orlando has several: Lake Ivanhoe, with a trail, volleyball court and exercise stations; Lake...
  • Fourth of July: TV's fireworks

    Fourth of July: TV's fireworks
    Happy 238th birthday, America! Television will celebrate the Fourth of July on Friday with big names and big specials. "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" will offer what NBC bills as "the nation's largest display of patriotic firepower." In...