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  • SeaWorld drops appeal in safety ruling over dead orca trainer

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment has ended its appeal of a federal safety agency's citation in connection with the 2010 death of one of its killer whale trainers, the company has told investors. "We have elected not to pursue further...
  • Orlando audition: Actor/instrumentalists for Mad Cow's 'The Dead'

    Mad Cow Theatre announces auditions for actors who play instruments for James Joyce's The Dead MAD COW THEATRE is holding auditions for its upcoming production of James Joyce's The Dead. Production dates are December 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015 with...
  • Florida police officer fired nine times in accidental killing

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida police officer who fatally shot an innocent bystander fired his weapon nine times during a confrontation with an armed man at the entrance of a bar, authorities reported on Wednesday. Maria Godinez, 22, was...
  • 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 Wednesday, August 20

    Five things for Wednesday, August 20
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. Deseret Ranch and Osceola County are planning for enormous growth in the next decades. Including large chunks of nature and pasture, a planned metropolis of tomorrow would span 133,000 acres in...
  • Judge reviews congressional maps in Florida gerrymandering case

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge held a hearing on Wednesday to review new congressional maps drawn by the legislature in a lawsuit over gerrymandering by Republican leaders, raising the possibility of election delays in some races. Circuit...
  • Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies

    Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies
    Hungry? If you are in Florida this fall you can bring an appetite to various food festivals, including one of the nation’s largest, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando. The festival, celebrating its 19th year, and running Sept....
  • Soto: Hispanics might lose clout

    Soto: Hispanics might lose clout
    As Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis decides the fate of virtually all the Congressional districts in Central Florida, some of the area's Democratic state lawmakers gathered in Kissimmee and Orlando to decry the possibility that Hispanics may lose...
  • Wings & Wildflowers Festival gets "Sunsational" award

    Wings & Wildflowers Festival gets "Sunsational" award
    Lake County’s popular Wings & Wildflowers Festival, which is coming up in October, just got some recognition from a statewide trade association for being “Sunsational.” The annual festival held at Leesburg’s Venetian Gardens...
  • Medical marijuana vote urged

    The push to vote yes to approve medical marijuana use in Florida as a ballot question in the Nov. 4 election arrived in Boca Raton by way of a speaker and a sign-up sheet. "This is not controversial," said Ben Pollara, campaign manager for the Orlando-...
  • Belvin Perry, Trayvon Martin: weekend topics

    Belvin Perry, Trayvon Martin: weekend topics
    The Trayvon Martin protests, Belvin Perry's career and a preview of the August primary are among the topics this weekend on local public-affairs shows. The lineup: Orange-Osceola Chief Circuit Judge Perry talks to Mike DeForest on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m....