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  • OneBlood may merge with blood bank in Pittsburgh

    OneBlood may merge with blood bank in Pittsburgh
    With demand for blood transfusions falling and hospitals clamoring for lower prices, the largest blood bank in Florida announced Friday it intends to merge with another blood center operating partly in the Midwest. OneBlood, with its virtual headquarters...
  • Five things for Monday, July 28

    Five things for Monday, July 28
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. Happy Monday. It's going to be hot today and this week. Temperatures in Central Florida will soar up to the 100-105 degree range today. 1. A new poll, released this morning shows that Floridians...
  • 07/29: Progressions

    Alicia Mandigo was hired as content development manager at Heart of Florida United Way, Orlando. Tommy Boroughs, a partner in the Orlando office of Holland & Knight, received the VALOR Project Award of Excellence from the Orange County Legal Aid...
  • People on the move

    Retail Jeffrey Agid was promoted to store manager at Dolphin Carpet & Tile in Southwest Ranches. Jeanine Dronsick joined Maya Swimwear as sales director in Miami. Dronsick began her career as vice president of production and director of sales for her...
  • Tom Ruby: Popular coach was father figure to many football players

    Tom Ruby coached football at so many Central Florida high schools that he became known as "the Lou Saban of Orlando," after the well-traveled college and NFL coach. And at every stop along the way, he was known as a kind and patient man who mentored and...
  • What Can You Do With an Abandoned Condominium Unit

    What Can You Do With an Abandoned Condominium Unit Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff One issue that has plagued condominium associations, especially during the Great Recession, is abandoned condominium units. An abandoned unit can create a multitude of...
  • Divas of Dish: Recipe for Guilt-Free Donut Holes

    Divas of Dish: Recipe for Guilt-Free Donut Holes
    Bathing-suit weather is enough to send the divas into a slight state of panic, but we've found a favorite new way to exercise: Barre3, a tough-love hour of ballet, Pilates and yoga rolled into one. Ashley, our instructor, brought these delicious, no-...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
  • 'Poison bomb' threat at Evans High leads to young woman's arrest

    'Poison bomb' threat at Evans High leads to young woman's arrest
    The alleged school threat — a gigantic poison bomb — never existed. But the consequences of making a false bomb threat is real. A 19-year-old Orlando woman has been charged with making a false threat online this spring about setting off...
  • Orlando home-price growth outpaces Florida's

    Orlando home-price growth outpaces Florida's
    Metro Orlando's housing market is not experiencing the big year-over-year price gains it saw in 2013, but increases in the four-county region continue to outpace the state's, a new report shows. The metro area, which includes Orange, Seminole, Osceola...
  • Silver Springs action raises hope for Florida springs

    Silver Springs action raises hope for Florida springs
    The fate of Silver Springs, one of the state's first tourist destinations, has galvanized environmentalists like few other conflicts over water or land in Florida. So they applauded last week when state regulators recommended denying a permit sought...