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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Five things for Monday, July 28

    Five things for Monday, July 28
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. Happy Monday. It's going to be hot today and this week. Temperatures in Central Florida will soar up to the 100-105 degree range today. 1. A new poll, released this morning shows that Floridians...
  • 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 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...