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  • Lawmakers push Orlando soccer stadium funds quest to extra time

    Lawmakers push Orlando soccer stadium funds quest to extra time
    TALLAHASSEE - A panel of lawmakers decided Thursday to put off final approval of the $2 million in state taxpayer funds sought by the Orlando City Lions' for a new soccer stadium. Instead of final approval by the Joint Legislative Budget Commission, the...
  • No money for stadium projects after vote delayed

    A shot by some of Florida's professional sports teams to get millions in taxpayer help fell short on Thursday, but the contest appears far from over. A legislative panel voted to delay ranking four proposals requesting $255 million in taxpayer money,...
  • Orlando City stadium tax quest goes to extra time

    Orlando City stadium tax quest goes to extra time
    A panel of lawmakers decided Thursday to put off final approval of the $2 million in state taxpayer funds sought by the Orlando City Lions for a new soccer stadium. Instead, the decision of how to dole out a pot of $7 million to Orlando City and three...
  • Neighborhood Relations Team reaches out to College Park

    Neighborhood Relations Team reaches out to College Park
    Cindy Light has a message for the residents of College Park. Within the city of Orlando, she noted, the government that runs the City Beautiful is there for them, at all times. “You can always call me,” Light said. “I love it when people...
  • Orlando Fire Chief John Miller retires, succeeded by Roderick Williams

     Orlando Fire Chief John Miller retires, succeeded by Roderick Williams
    Orlando Fire Chief John Miller announced his retirement Monday after five years heading the department. At a news conference at Fire Station 1 on Central Avenue, Mayor Buddy Dyer announced he would appoint Deputy Chief Roderick Williams as the new chief,...
  • Top state office could be next stop for newly re-elected Fort Lauderdale mayor

    Top state office could be next stop for newly re-elected Fort Lauderdale mayor
    Jack Seiler's overwhelming victory on Tuesday, in which he racked up 71 percent of the vote and crushed his challengers, gave him more than a third term as Fort Lauderdale mayor. The city's voters provided a boost to Seiler's long-held dream of winning...
  • Orlando soccer stadium money nears goal line, but squabbling persists

    Orlando soccer stadium money nears goal line, but squabbling persists
    The Orlando City Lions, an expansion Major League Soccer franchise, moved another step closer to securing $2 million in state taxpayer funds to help build a new stadium. But the fight for the funds isn’t over. The money could still be tied up as...
  • Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge

    Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge
    Think you know a lot about the news? Maybe you know nothing about the news. Either way, this column will work out well for you. It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style. This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as: A) One of...
  • Orlando suggests something 'dirty' for Valentine's Day

    Orlando suggests something 'dirty' for Valentine's Day
    Forget roses, chocolate or diamonds. The city of Orlando suggests something dirty and a little trashy for love-struck valentines. In a campaign aimed at reducing Orlando's costly garbage bill, The City Beautiful offers a composting bin as "something...
  • SunRail may get $126 million in federal money

    SunRail may get $126 million in federal money
    SunRail appears to be back on track to get $126 million in federal funds it needs to nearly double the size of the commuter rail system. At least that's the opinion of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, who attended two meetings Wednesday between...
  • SunRail officials head to Washington to make pitch for rail money

    SunRail officials head to Washington to make pitch for rail money
    A contingent of SunRail leaders will meet with federal officials Wednesday to ask for at least $126 million to nearly double the size of the 31.5-mile system. SunRail managers expected the money to be included in President Barack Obama's budget released...