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  • 'Project Runway' recap: 'You made pants out of pants'

     
    Janell is back, after surviving True Beauty, to guide us through Project Runway. Woo hoo! Thanks, Janell! Take it away, and make it work!:Welcome to Season 8! I’ve missed the past few seasons, so skipping over the change-network, move-to-LA-and-...
  • TS Colin not likely to become a serious threat

     
    Forecasters keeping watch over now-Tropical Storm Colin don't see much chance that the storm will strengthen into a hurricane. And any impact on the U.S. East Coast would seem to be limited mostly to heavy surf.UPDATE 5:30 p.m.: Tropical Storm......
  • Puerto Rico independence activist Lolita Lebrón dead at 90

     
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lolita Lebron, a Puerto Rican independence activist who spent 25 years in prison for participating in a gun attack on the U.S. Congress a half-century ago, died Sunday. She was 90. Lebron died at a hospital in San Juan of...
  • Help zoo help coqui by buying calendar

     
    Need a calendar for 2011? Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens sends this to help you out: Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is selling the 2011 Florida Girls of Herpetology calendar to benefit the zoo's coqui conservation efforts. The calenda...
  • Governor Crist picks Fernández replacement for District 3

     
    Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced today his replacement for the seat of suspended Commissioner Mildred Fernández, choosing a district resident who had run for the seat in 2004. He was one of seven candidates the governor interviewed to ...
  • Recall roundup: This week's consumer product recalls

     
    Here’s this week’s roundup of recalls: Umbrellas The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada announced the recall of about 7,600 Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrellas. A plastic connector that attaches to the arm of the umbrella can break...
  • Puerto Rican chamber helping with birth certificates

     
    Puerto Rico natives in the Orlando area who have not yet applied for their new birth certificates will have an opportunity to obtain applications and get some assistance preparing their requests at an event hosted by the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce...
  • New and notable at the Epcot International Food & Wine Fest

     
    The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival celebrates 15 years Oct. 1-Nov. 14 with celebrity chefs, cookbook authors and a walk-about global tasting with more than 25 marketplaces. The World Showcase promenade will showcase tapas-sized portions and...
  • Hispanic commissioner’s replacement appoints community liaison

     
    The first action of the newly-appointed Orange County Commissioner Lui Damiani, who is replacing a suspended Latina commissioner in a county district with many Latinos, was to appoint a Hispanic Community Liaison for his office. His liaison will be...
  • Photo exhibit, auction features San Juan, Puerto Rico, fights child trafficking

     
    Born2Fly, an organization that fights child-trafficking, is sponsoring a special art exhibit of Puerto Rican scenes this Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibition, titled “24 Momentos en el Viejo San Juan,” features 24 framed art photographs of...
  • 'Project Runway' recap: Hats off! No, really!

     
    Here's Janell on last night's Project Runway. I hope it’s not windy where you are, because this week we are working with hats. Some big hats. I would even call them mondo hats, except that now Mondo is a person,......