| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp. has sealed a deal that will make Orlando Interntional Airport the first U.S. airport to use Lockheed's high-speed flight-demand forecasting software, the company said Monday.
Financial terms of the deal were not available.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Orlando can remember this September as having the most rainy days on record, topping a mark set a century ago.
With a brief sprinkle long before dawn today, the month has had 23 days of rain.
That's 23 days of "measurable" rain. Throw in the three...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Private guards will take over security at Orlando Sanford International Airport early next year — a move U.S. Rep. John Mica and airport Director Larry Dale predict will result in more passenger-friendly service and shorter lines.
But even with...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Osceola County and Central Florida's Deseret Ranches, one of the nation's biggest cattle operations, will lay formal groundwork as soon as this week for a metropolis of tomorrow so large it nearly defies imagination.
Including large chunks of nature and...
| Aug 24, 2014
Louise and Michael Garvey were soaking wet and covered with mud, and they wouldn't have had it any other way.
The Orange County couple were among hundreds of volleyball enthusiasts who got dirty for charity Saturday at the 22nd annual March of Dimes...
| Sep 28, 2014
Bridge closures on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter would quadruple under All Aboard Florida's proposed passenger service. But the length of each closure would be shorter.
It's a similar story on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, where bridge closures...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The case for recess
How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Long before Orlando International Airport was lauded as one of the sleekest, most traveler-friendly places in the airline world, it existed almost solely in the mind of John Wyckoff.
Along with architect Justus Hellmuth, Wyckoff traveled all over the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Three years ago, after Gov. Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail link between Orlando and Tampa, leading Democrats blistered the new Republican chief executive — rightly — for squandering thousands of...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It has been more than six months since a Norwegian discount air carrier applied to federal authorities for permission to begin operating low-cost flights between European and U.S. cities, including Orlando.
This week Norwegian Air International got...