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  • Microsoft education event will tackle technology skills gap

    Microsoft education event will tackle technology skills gap
    Microsoft’s YouthSpark program is hosting an event Tuesday morning where Orlando area civic leaders will gather to take a look at tech, science and math teaching in local schools – and how that matches up with the local job market. The...
  • Orlando wrestles with new rules for Uber, Lyft

    Orlando wrestles with new rules for Uber, Lyft
    City Hall is working on a new set of rules that would allow Uber, Lyft and other so-called "ridesharing" companies to operate in Orlando legally, even as city regulators continue to ticket their drivers for ignoring the current rules. Orlando...
  • Orlando city council gives preliminary OK to 17.7% tax hike

    Orlando city council gives preliminary OK to 17.7% tax hike
    The Orlando City Council gave preliminary approval to a 17.7 percent property tax increase on Monday, saying revenue collections aren't keeping pace with City Hall's expenses. The council voted unanimously to raise the property tax rate by $1, to $6....
  • Church Street Exchange rebirth almost complete

    Church Street Exchange rebirth almost complete
    It was only last year that the Church Street Exchange building was an empty reminder of better days in downtown Orlando’s entertainment-and-shopping district. With Tuesday’s grand opening for the Canvs co-working space, however, the...
  • 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...
  • Miami rail link deserves state funding

    Miami rail link deserves state funding
    If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami. At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
  • Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage

    Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage
    Original post | 8:36 a.m. Updated | 12:13 p.m. Jack Seiler and Buddy Dyer are both baby boomers. They’re both former Democratic members of the Florida Legislature. They’ve both wanted to serve in statewide elected office. They’...
  • Post your #Orlandoing pics, get in the paper

    Post your #Orlandoing pics, get in the paper
    Orlando City Soccer president Phil Rawlins did it. So did Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, the Orange County Public Library System's mascot, Amy Kaufeldt and John Brown of Fox 35's Good Day Orlando, the Hard Rock Cafe's Rocky Bearboa and, of course, the...
  • Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High

    Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High
    It’s every community’s worse nightmare: the explosion of violence at a local school, and lives tragically lost. The sometimes tense situation at Edgewater High School on Thursday was not an actual explosion of violence, but a large-scale...
  • Uber's Orlando launch 'among the best ever'

    Uber's Orlando launch 'among the best ever'
    A regional manager for Uber said Wednesday that the car service app’s launch in Orlando on June 4 was “among the best ever” for the company, partly because of pent up demand from tourists at Disney World who had used the app in other...
  • Orlando Philharmonic joins city's 4th of July fireworks

     Orlando Philharmonic joins city's 4<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> of July fireworks
    For the first time, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will provide accompaniment to the city's traditional "Fireworks at the Fountain" in downtown's Lake Eola Park this July 4. "When the Downtown Development Board approached us, we were deeply...