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Buddy Dyer

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  • What's next for Tinker Field? City can't decide

    What's next for Tinker Field? City can't decide
    The saga of Tinker Field is going into extra innings. More than seven months after the announcement of a plan to demolish Orlando's aged ballpark, city commissioners spent hours Monday debating whether to declare it an official historic landmark and, if...
  • Orlando drops eminent domain action against church, moves soccer stadium farther west

    Orlando drops eminent domain action against church, moves soccer stadium farther west
    The city of Orlando on Monday dropped its eminent-domain fight against a family-owned Parramore church, the lone holdout in the way of the city's plans to build a new Major League Soccer stadium downtown. Instead, Orlando will move the new $110 million...
  • College Park Community Center hosts National Night Out block party

    College Park Community Center hosts National Night Out block party
    Sgt. Scott Smith was fully decked out in the kind of gear that SWAT team members wear, but on this occasion there was no crisis or emergency for the Orlando Police Department officer to respond to. In fact, Smith was expecting a very different kind of...
  • Red Lobster announces location of new headquarters

    Red Lobster announces location of new headquarters
    Red Lobster will establish its new headquarters and culinary center in downtown Orlando at CNL Tower 1 next to City Hall. Red Lobster will have three full floors in the building, plus the culinary center on the first floor, for 300 employees. The...
  • SEC Network one of the great inventions in TV history

     SEC Network one of the great inventions in TV history
    Running off at the typewriter … Five greatest days in TV history: (1) John Logie Baird's demonstration of televised moving images in 1926 leads to actual invention of television as we know it; (2) Zenith Corporation creates the first remote...
  • City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year

    City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year
    It’s been a while, City Manager Randy Knight noted, since Winter Park raised its property taxes. “The millage rate of 4.0923 is the same millage rate we’ve had now for six years,” Knight told city commissioners during the July 28...
  • Orlando will patch budget hole with tax hike

    Orlando will patch budget hole with tax hike
    If you own property in Orlando, expect your 2015 tax bill to be higher. The Orlando City Council voted unanimously Monday to increase the property tax rate by $1, to $6.65 per $1,000 of taxable value. The owner of a home with a taxable value of $200,000...
  • Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap

    Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will recommend raising property taxes on Monday, but he wants everyone to know one thing: The tax hike has nothing to do with the big projects he has championed. The initiatives that started under Dyer's watch — more...
  • Phil Rawlins, Buddy Dyer: Weekend guests

    Phil Rawlins, Buddy Dyer: Weekend guests
    UPDATED: Local public-affairs programs this weekend will look at soccer, teen driving, Orlando's mayor, the arts community and Florida politics. The lineup: Greg Warmoth talks to Phil Rawlins, president of Orlando City Soccer Club, on "Central Florida...
  • Dyer says downtown hotel boomlet good for business travel

    Dyer says downtown hotel boomlet good for business travel
    I had the chance to ask Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer about the three new hotels being built or planned in the downtown Orlando area. This boomlet is significant for downtown, especially if you include a fourth project, the new Aloft Downtown Orlando that...
  • Police, fire to hold tactical training at Edgewater High School today

    Police, fire to hold tactical training at Edgewater High School today
    Don't be alarmed if you see an army of police and fire officials amid loud booms at Edgewater High School this morning. It's just a training exercise to test how well local law enforcement officers can work together during public safety threats. The...