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  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • Foreclosure auctions: Are bogus prices hiding profit?

    Foreclosure auctions: Are bogus prices hiding profit?
    Properties purchased through Orange County Clerk of Courts foreclosure sales at one price are appearing in the county Property Appraiser's Office records at a higher price, often tens of thousands of dollars more, according to an Orlando Sentinel review...
  • Clerk's Office aims to stop bogus foreclosure sale prices

    Clerk's Office aims to stop bogus foreclosure sale prices
    The Orange County Clerk of Courts office took a definitive step Tuesday in preventing investors buying up foreclosure properties from overpaying documentary stamp taxes on their new properties and artificially inflating the sale prices of the real estate....
  • Top Florida consumer concerns – and how best to combat them

    Top Florida consumer concerns – and how best to combat them
    Florida consumer complaints were up slightly in 2010 compared to recent years, with the biggest gripes having to do with credit card companies and banks, phone service providers and, of course, telemarketers. Last year the Department of Agriculture and...
  • Get a good deal on a used car

    Get a good deal on a used car
    For most of us, buying a car — yes, even a used car — is one of the biggest purchases we'll ever make. Sure, a shiny new vehicle is the dream. But the reality often is a dinged pre-owned ride bought with the hope that it will not turn into...
  • Dreams of luxury become nightmare in Bimini Bay development

    Dreams of luxury become nightmare in Bimini Bay development
    Bimini Bay was supposed to be a world-class vacation resort, with a water park, clubhouse and 360 town homes just a few miles from Walt Disney World. But the water park is a ditch of red dirt and weeds, the clubhouse is half-built and exposed to the...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Were the Washington Redskins once the Duluth Eskimos?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: The Washington Redskins used to be the Duluth Eskimos. STATUS: Close Call, but I'm Going With False. I wrote about the Duluth Eskimos a while back (you can check the legend out here), and how their owner, Ole......
  • Japanese stocks recoup some losses [Updated]

     
    Japanese stocks rebounded early Wednesday after Tuesday’s dive, although analysts said the bounce, in part, reflected “short covering” by traders who had bet on a market slide and were taking profits. The Nikkei 225 share index was up...
  • Netflix gets into original programming with pickup of 'House of Cards' [updated]

     
    Netflix is now officially in the original content business. The streaming video and DVD subscription service confirmed earlier reports Friday that it has acquired rights to be the first home for "House of Cards," an hourlong political drama series...
  • Animal welfare: Getting beyond 'puppy mills'

     
    Few people set out to buy a fetching puppy, often of a fashionable breed, that was born in a "puppy mill." But animal welfare advocates, including the Humane Society of the U.S. and Best Friends Animal Society, say that's what......
  • Wi-Fi-only Motorola Xoom tablet to reach stores March 27, cost $599

     
    The Motorola Xoom is finally hitting store shelves with a 3G-free model, but without a lower price point, on March 27. Motorola announced the Xoom Wi-Fi on Wednesday morning and said the iPad competitor will be sold at Amazon.com, Best Buy, Costco,...