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Some holiday traditions endure and others, well, they just don't have what it takes. In the latter category, this is the year that I finally abandon my dream of a joyous Florida ice-skating excursion — of gliding across the glassy surface of...
Feel free to roll your eyes or shake your head emphatically if you've heard this one before: The University of Central Florida football team is on the verge of something big. The University of Central Florida football team is on the verge of another...
My family once had a neighbor, a belle of the Old South, who was fond of the phrase, "Of course, you know . . . ," which she would usually follow with a juicy disclosure. In that spirit, I'll deliver a timely if not exactly sensational tidbit of...
Tags: The Pilgrims, Seminole County, Pumpkin, Orlando, Holidays
Tell people you won't be casting a ballot in today's election and you might as well say you won't give your seat to a little old lady. Not voting has become the moral equivalent of refusing to a tip even when the service was fine, or telling your...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Voting, George W. Bush
Sure, Pleasure Island has resembled a ghost town for two years, but now it's officially dead. Walt Disney World announced last week its plans to rename and reinvent the area, the center segment of Downtown Disney. Coming up is the Hyperion Wharf name....
There aren't too many genuine leaders in these parts. John Hitt is one of them. In 1992, when Hitt took over the University of Central Florida, the school had 21,000 students. Now it's one of the largest in America, with more than 58,000. But it...
They affect the taxes you pay and the schools your children attend. Some control massive workforces. Others hold political sway all the way to Washington. They are Central Florida's power players. And if you care about anything from the economy and...
They control some of the largest workforces, biggest budgets and loudest bully pulpits in town. And they can impact everything from your morning commute to your family's health care and entertainment options. They are Central Florida's power players....
Supporters of the University of Central Florida's medical school had braced for a budget battle. Last year the Legislature refused to give the startup school its full funding, causing the program to begin this year's budget request about $4 million in the...
The medical city sprouting in southeast Orlando is behind schedule. So what? The delays mean that the University of Central Florida medical school, UCF's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the M.D....
In the days when state politicians' pockets were flush with wads of taxpayer money, we saw our dollars go toward big incentive payouts to lure companies such as the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute to Florida. That deal cost $300 million in...
I thought I would be at least a few years older before I started sounding like some cranky old geezer shouting at kids to get off my lawn. But it's happening already, and I can pinpoint the exact moment it started. Three years ago the family in the house...
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