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  • Equity crowdfunding in Orlando? Expert panel will offer tips

    Equity crowdfunding in Orlando? Expert panel will offer tips
    One of the newest ways for entrepreneurs to raise money – equity crowdfunding – will be explained by a panel of experts in Orlando, 8 - 10:30 a.m., Sept. 2, at Werner Auditorium, 601 E. Rollins St. Crowdfunding is investment in a company...
  • Top 10 reasons why Central Florida is a football recruiting hotbed

    It's quite a statement about the quality of high-school football players in Central Florida: Our region produced more Bowl Championship Subdivision signees than 28 states. The "State of Central Florida" ranks No. 22 nationally, with 29 local players...
  • We all make history, positively, says advocate for area's past

    About halfway through her 30-year tenure as a guardian of Central Florida's history, Sara Van Arsdel thought her dreams might go up in smoke, literally. "It was one of the worst days of my life," she remembers of that hot Monday in July 1999 when a...
  • Trader Joe's center lines up incentives

    Trader Joe's center lines up incentives
    A new Trader Joe's distribution center planned for Daytona Beach is expected to receive about $6.6 million in economic incentives from governments and private entities. Volusia County agreed to contribute $4.67 million of incentives for a warehouse that...
  • Saturday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Wells, Baxter run to 5K triumphs in Hampton; anglers Pratt, Boltz nab bass for cash

    Running: Scott Wells of Hampton and Carmen Baxter of Suffolk earned the overall championships in the fourth annual Transitions 5K on the Matteson Trail in Hampton. Wells, 47, finished in 19 minutes, 35 seconds, while Scott Bartram, 52, of Yorktown was...
  • Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando

    Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando
    Zynga, the maker of games like Words With Friends and Farmville, will develop a golf game at its new Orlando studio. The company has signed Tiger Woods as a partner to endorse the new mobile game. Called Zynga Sports 365, the new arm of the company will...
  • Giant car-crushing robot coming to VetFest in Orlando

    Giant car-crushing robot coming to VetFest in Orlando
    Fans of the "Transformers" franchise might want to think about attending VetFest USA in downtown Orlando Labor Day weekend.  In addition to honoring and raising money for American military veterans, the non-profit festival will feature Robosaurus, known...
  • Auto-repair shops face off against insurers over payments

    Auto-repair shops face off against insurers over payments
    Auto-repair shops across the United States are suing insurance companies, including the nation's largest — State Farm — in a series of lawsuits that will be heard in Orlando. The auto-repair shops — several of which are in Central...
  • Five things for Thursday, August 21

    Five things for Thursday, August 21
    Starting with traffic and weather, five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. The weather is hot. The high today is set to reach 97 degrees, while the heat index will get up to 105 sometime this afternoon according to meteorologists....
  • Income inequality trap still dominates country

    We are stuck in an inequality trap. The divide between the richest one percent and everyone else is self-reinforcing, according to the latest economic research, making it harder to resist as it worsens. We must break this cycle. But how? In my last...
  • Orlando man dies in motorcycle crash on John Young Parkway

    Orlando man dies in motorcycle crash on John Young Parkway
    A 23-year-old Orlando man died after crashing his motorcycle into a car turning onto John Young Parkway on Wednesday morning. Goun M. Seefin was driving a 2006 Ducati Superbike down the left lane of John Young Parkway when the crash happened, the...