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  • Will Uber follow Broward laws?

    Will Uber follow Broward laws?
    If Orlando's experience with Uber is any guide, Broward County could be wasting its time. Uber still isn't following a new law that went into effect on Feb. 1 in Orlando, requiring the smart-phone-based drivers-for-hire to obtain permits and to charge at...
  • Lake Silver Elementary hosts dedication ceremony

    Lake Silver Elementary hosts dedication ceremony
    It might not mean much to the children in the classrooms, but for some of the adults, the terms “Lake Silver graduate” and “Lake Silver parent” are two separate badges of pride. For Mayor Buddy Dyer, there was a definite sense of...
  • No Space Needle or Gateway Arch: What defines Orlando's skyline?

    No Space Needle or Gateway Arch: What defines Orlando's skyline?
    St. Louis has the Gateway Arch. Chicago has the Willis Tower and the Bean. Seattle has the Space Needle. And San Francisco has the Golden Gate Bridge. Why doesn't Orlando have a skyline that stands out? Members of a City Hall task force say Orlando...
  • New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns

    New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns
    The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone. In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
  • Uber slams Orlando, but some drivers like city's new rules

    Uber slams Orlando, but some drivers like city's new rules
    Uber is waging a campaign to discredit the city of Orlando for new regulations that would more than triple its minimum fares, claiming the changes will hurt the company's drivers. But some of Uber's own drivers welcome the higher rates. Orlando's new...
  • Apartment trend is accelerating in downtown Orlando

    Apartment trend is accelerating in downtown Orlando
    Standing inside the lobby of the Nora apartment complex, Mayor Buddy Dyer noted that this was his fourth ribbon cutting ceremony of the week – a sign of the increased building in Orlando. “I’m the happiest mayor in America,” he...
  • Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex

    Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex
    In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?" Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, people were playing baseball at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of FameĀ ...
  • Cops: Orlando senior city planner surfed child porn on work computer

    Cops: Orlando senior city planner surfed child porn on work computer
    A senior planner and three-decade employee of the city of Orlando has been arrested, accused of viewing and downloading child pornography, including on his desktop computer at work, an affidavit states. Bruce George Hossfield, 62, was booked into the...
  • Internet lobbying group blasts Orlando ride-sharing ordinance

    Internet lobbying group blasts Orlando ride-sharing ordinance
    Orlando’s new regulations on ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber are drawing fire from the Washington D.C.-based Internet Association, a national lobbying group that has major tech companies as members. The ordinance sets a “...
  • Bob Graham, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests

    Bob Graham, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests
    The guests and topics in local public-affairs programming this weekend: Bob Graham, the former Florida governor and U.S. senator, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. Diane Trees hosts. Graham discusses offshore oil...
  • Filling critical need, hundreds of area high-schoolers enroll in health-sciences programs

    Filling critical need, hundreds of area high-schoolers enroll in health-sciences programs
    Kyarra Garrett wants a career in health care — and she's not waiting to start her education. The Jones High senior is among a growing number of Central Florida high-school students entering health-sciences magnet programs, a trend that is ushering...