| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:27 AM
Local governments are fighting legislation that could make them financially responsible for moving utility equipment when certain road projects are being done.
Currently, the utilities are responsible for moving power lines, sewer pipes and other...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Orlando's City Council wants no part of Florida's shifting 2016 presidential primary.
Commissioners sent that message Monday with a preliminary 5-1 vote to approve moving the city's municipal elections five months forward, to November.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 10:38 AM
Orlando's longtime City Clerk Alana Brenner is stepping down after this month, and will likely be replaced by a staffer for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, records show.
Brenner, an attorney who ran for a state House seat in 2000, has been the city's clerk since...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Orlando officials will not bid on the opportunity to host the 2018, 2019 or 2020 national college football championship game. Instead, city and community leaders are turning their focus to 2021.
Area leaders received an invitation bid to for the 2018-20...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:14 PM
Orlando residents can expect to see more than 22 miles of new sidewalks along city streets as part of a push to make life safer in an area often described as the most dangerous for pedestrians in the United States.
The City Council is expected to...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Orlando voters could head to the polls much sooner than expected.
Urged to reschedule the city's municipal elections to avoid a conflict with next year's presidential primary, City Attorney Mayanne Downs has recommended Orlando commissioners vote to...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Its residents' tanning habits aside, it's unlikely Orlando is often mistaken for the Jersey Shore.
But in a YouTube video that went online late last week, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer warns that the expansion of the casino gaming industry could put the...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:34 PM
If you're like most people, waiting in line for airport security ranks right up there with hemorrhoid surgery.
It's a mix of irritation and anxiety that's generally a pain in the ... well, you know.
Still, truth be told, my trips through Orlando...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:01 PM
KISSIMMEE — Cowboys on horseback, a cattle drive and rodeo queens — the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo is officially in town.
The four-day event, one of the premier competitions on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association circuit,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:27 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:15 PM
UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Siblings Belvin Perry Jr. and Valeria Maxwell talk to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. He is the former Orange-Osceola chief judge, and she is principal of Orlando's...